Guide to living in Kensington

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.

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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.

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