Property to buy in London: Best family-friendly spots in the capital


Google searches for “houses for sale in London” have increased by almost five percent since last year. London was experiencing a mass exodus during lockdown as Britons looked to get more space for their money. However, with lockdown rules easing and summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time for buyers to house hunt in the capital.

Fulham

Average three-bedroom property price: £961,000

Number of parks and green spaces: 14

Primary schools within a 20-minute drive: 16

It may come as no surprise that the sought-after borough of Fulham is an excellent option for London families.

The borough has great shopping options too with the King’s Road and Fulham Road offering boutique stores and lots of cafes.

There are also plenty of green spaces including Bishops Park, Frank Banfield Park and Brook Green.

Battersea

Average three-bedroom property price: £875,000

Number of parks and green spaces: 14

Primary schools within a 20-minute drive: 19

Another southwest hotspot is the leafy district of Battersea which is known for its iconic park and south bank location.

The area is located in the borough of Wandsworth and is just under three miles from Charing Cross.

The area is home to lots of stunning Victorian town houses, modern apartments and green space.

There are also two very south-after schools: Belville Primary School and Honeywell Infant and Junior Schools.

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Hammersmith

Average three-bedroom property price: £1.17million

Number of parks and green spaces: 14

Primary schools within a 20-minute drive: 24

Located in west London, Hammersmith has a lot of transport connections and plenty of primary schools.

House prices are a little higher but with the District, Piccadilly, Circle and Hammersmith lines on your doorstop, you get what you pay for.

Kensington, Chiswick ad Fulham are also just a stone’s throw away which means there’s plenty to do on the weekend.

Streatham

Average three-bedroom property price: £575,000

Number of parks and green spaces: 17

Primary schools within a 20-minute drive: 8

Streatham is mainly in the borough of Lambeth but a couple of the areas extend into neighbouring Wandsworth.

The district is definitely the cheapest option for home hunters with families.

The area is also home to Streatham Common which is perfect for children to run around and play.



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