Guide to living in Kensington

Kensington has long been one of London’s most beautiful and popular residential areas.

About Kensington

Kensington has long been one of London’s most beautiful and popular residential areas. With ample green spaces within easy walking distance, a practical choice of shopping, from upmarket food retailers to luxury chains, and London’s greatest museums, it can offer everything you need.

Properties in Kensington

The area has mixed architecture, with Victorian houses lining Abingdon Villas and grander white stucco houses found around Kensington Gate. Both are popular with European and English families. Kensington Green is a highly secure and maintained modern development making it popular with those wanting somewhere you can ‘lock up and leave’. They also contain some show-stopper family homes.

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Living in Kensington

Once you get off the High Street, Kensington is home to beautiful residential side streets giving the area an elegant neighbourhood feel. It is close to the open spaces of Hyde Park, Holland Park and Notting Hill. The number of houses in Kensington make it popular with families as well as young professionals. Local destinations include Piano Bar, Kensington Roof Gardens and the Churchill Arms, known for its incredible flower displays. For those looking to shop, Kensington Church Street is a hidden gem with many lovely antique stores.

Property to rent in Kensington

Kendal Street, Hyde Park, London, W2
£575 per week

Kendal Street, Hyde Park, London, W2

Queensborough Terrace, Bayswater, London, W2
£715 per week

Queensborough Terrace, Bayswater, London, W2

Harrington Gardens, South Kensington, Chelsea, SW7
£575 per week

Harrington Gardens, South Kensington, Chelsea, SW7

Hyde Park Square, Hyde Park, London, W2
£923 per week

Hyde Park Square, Hyde Park, London, W2

Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3
£1,050 per week

Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3

Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3
£875 per week

Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3

Montagu Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£650 per week

Montagu Street, Marylebone, London, W1H

Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone, Marylebone, W1H
£815 per week

Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone, Marylebone, W1H

New Quebec Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£605 per week

New Quebec Street, Marylebone, London, W1H

Stourcliffe Street, Hyde Park, London, W1H
£646 per week

Stourcliffe Street, Hyde Park, London, W1H

Stourcliffe Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£600 per week

Stourcliffe Street, Marylebone, London, W1H

Kendal Street, Hyde Park, London, W2
£690 per week

Kendal Street, Hyde Park, London, W2

Clarendon Place, Hyde Park, London, W2
£1,269 per week

Clarendon Place, Hyde Park, London, W2

Kendal Street, Hyde Park, London, W2
£625 per week

Kendal Street, Hyde Park, London, W2

Montagu Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£690 per week

Montagu Street, Marylebone, London, W1H

Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1X
£4,150 per week

Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1X

Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£630 per week

Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone, London, W1H

Fulham Road, South Kensington, London, SW3
£1,200 per week

Fulham Road, South Kensington, London, SW3

Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3
£900 per week

Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3

Cambridge Square, Hyde Park, London, W2
£3,300 per week

Cambridge Square, Hyde Park, London, W2

Shepherds Bush Road, Notting Hill, Shepherds Bush, W6
£900 per week

Shepherds Bush Road, Notting Hill, Shepherds Bush, W6

Stanhope Gardens, London, SW7
£1,859 per week

Stanhope Gardens, London, SW7

Stanhope Gardens, South Kensington, London, SW7
£910 per week

Stanhope Gardens, South Kensington, London, SW7

Stanhope Gardens, London, SW7
£1,093 per week

Stanhope Gardens, London, SW7

Southwick Street, London, W2
£1,845 per week

Southwick Street, London, W2

Kensington Gardens Square, Bayswater, London, W2
£1,315 per week

Kensington Gardens Square, Bayswater, London, W2

Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3
£900 per week

Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3

Fulham Road, South Kensington, London, SW3
£1,050 per week

Fulham Road, South Kensington, London, SW3

Kensington Gardens Square, Bayswater, London, W2
£1,110 per week

Kensington Gardens Square, Bayswater, London, W2

Merchant Square East, Paddington, London, W2
£1,595 per week

Merchant Square East, Paddington, London, W2

Merchant Square East, Paddington, London, W2
£1,995 per week

Merchant Square East, Paddington, London, W2

Albion Street, Hyde Park, London, W2
£5,000 per week

Albion Street, Hyde Park, London, W2

George Street, Marylebone, London, W1H
£1,850 per week

George Street, Marylebone, London, W1H

Property for sale near Kensington

Forset Court, London, W2
£350,000

Forset Court, London, W2

Forset Court, London, W2
£499,000

Forset Court, London, W2

Sussex Lodge, London, W2
£2,500,000

Sussex Lodge, London, W2

Edgware Road, W2
Offers in excess of £250,000

Edgware Road, W2

Chelsea Cloisters, London, SW3
£250,000

Chelsea Cloisters, London, SW3

Park West, London, W2
£425,000

Park West, London, W2

Porchester Place, W2
£400,000

Porchester Place, W2

Quadrangle Tower, London, W2
£550,000

Quadrangle Tower, London, W2

Porchester Place, W2
£725,000

Porchester Place, W2

Stanhope Terrace, W2
£795,000

Stanhope Terrace, W2

The Quadrangle, W2
£1,050,000

The Quadrangle, W2

Westbourne Street, London, W2
£625,000

Westbourne Street, London, W2

Seymour Street, W1H
£475,000

Seymour Street, W1H

Portsea Place, W2
£1,749,000

Portsea Place, W2

Hyde Park Street, W2
£1,250,000

Hyde Park Street, W2

Upper Berkeley Street, W1H
£270,000

Upper Berkeley Street, W1H

Porchester Place, W2
£550,000

Porchester Place, W2

Sussex Gardens, W2
£345,000

Sussex Gardens, W2

Gloucester Place, W1U
Offers in excess of £7,000,000

Gloucester Place, W1U

The Quadrangle, W2
£1,850,000

The Quadrangle, W2

Ashmore Road, W9
£570,000

Ashmore Road, W9

Devonport, London, W2
£799,000

Devonport, London, W2

Quadrangle Tower, London, W2
£650,000

Quadrangle Tower, London, W2

The Quadrangle, W2
£1,100,000

The Quadrangle, W2

Park West, W2
£590,000

Park West, W2

The Water Gardens, W2
£549,500

The Water Gardens, W2

Porchester Place, W2
Guide Price £3,295,000

Porchester Place, W2

Clifton Place, W2
£750,000

Clifton Place, W2

Sloane Street, SW1X
£4,600,000

Sloane Street, SW1X

Edgware Road, W2
Offers in excess of £295,000

Edgware Road, W2

St. Anns Villas, W11
£650,000

St. Anns Villas, W11

Kensington Gardens Square, W2
Offers in excess of £1,100,000

Kensington Gardens Square, W2

Juniper Drive, SW18
£795,000

Juniper Drive, SW18

Southacre, London, W2
£1,650,000

Southacre, London, W2

Portsea Hall, London, W2
£900,000

Portsea Hall, London, W2

The Water Gardens, W2
£700,000

The Water Gardens, W2

Portsea Hall, London, W2
£900,000

Portsea Hall, London, W2

Park Mansions, London, SW1X
Guide Price £3,300,000

Park Mansions, London, SW1X

Chelsea Cloisters, London, SW3
£900,000

Chelsea Cloisters, London, SW3

Godolphin Road, W12
£2,350,000

Godolphin Road, W12

Riverlight Quay, SW11
£950,000

Riverlight Quay, SW11

Chantrey House, Belgravia, London, SW1W
£1,850,000

Chantrey House, Belgravia, London, SW1W

St. Luke’s Street, London, SW3
£895,000

St. Luke’s Street, London, SW3