Guide to living in South Kensington

South Kensington is one of the most famous areas of London, well known for its many attractions including the Victoria & Albert Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Hyde Park.

About South Kensington

There is a truly continental feel here, with a large percentage of residents originating from Europe, and an especially strong French community due to the Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, based within the borough.

Al fresco dining is popular, giving the streets a vibrant community feel, particularly along Thurlow Street. This chic, glamorous neighbourhood also offers fantastic shopping from designer shops to florists to food and wine.

Properties in South Kensington

There are occasional white-fronted stucco houses still complete that make beautiful grand family homes. Behind these are the more prevalent mews houses, which offer fantastic space with three or four bedrooms over 1,500–2,000 square feet.


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Living in South Kensington

South Kensington is a destination area and historically one of the most expensive neighbourhoods in London. This makes it an area more resilient to price changes. Residents enjoy the fantastic connections, a wealth of amenities, and the sense of historical importance in the area.