One of London’s most expensive and desired areas, here homes can sell for more than 80 Million Pounds on Kensington Palace Gardens. Kensington is bordered to the north by Notting Hill and by Cromwell Road to the south.
A few of Kensington’s tourist attractions are the multiple museums along Exhibition Road where you can find the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Science Museum and Natural History Museum.
For cultural events, there is The Royal Albert Hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, which has held the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941.
Kensington High Street is the most popular area when it comes to shopping experience. It is also the home to the organic Whole Food Market.
Types of Property
Regardless of whether you are searching for a small house or a large mansion, Kensington offers a great selection of properties for everyone.
Kensington Palace Gardens nicknamed the Billionaires Row for the sheer value of the properties and with famous residents including Lakshmi Mittal and Formula One Heiress Tamara Ecclestone.
Homes in Kensington Palace Gardens rarely come on the open market and are sold discreetly.
Streets such Phillimore Gardens, Stafford Terrace and Argyll Road are highly sought after as are the streets of Brunswick Gardens, Palace Gardens Terrace, which are north of Kensington High Street. Here you can find quality semi-detached or terrace townhouses. Over the years Kensington has seen exclusive developments come up, from One Kensington Gardens, Academy Gardens, Holland Green, Holland Villas and Thornwood Gardens.
Parks & Green Spaces
Kensington is home to two of the capitals eight Royal Parks. Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, both offer vast open space. In addition to the parks there are many garden squares which are enjoyed by the residents.
Shopping and Eatery in Kensington
Main shopping area is Kensington High Street and Kensington Church Street which have numerous shops, from fashion to furniture shops.
Kensington offers a vast selection of fantastic restaurants, generously scattered along the vibrant High Street.
Zuaya London – Latin American Cuisine
Il Portico – Italian Cuisine
Launceston Place – Modern European Cuisine
Ivy Kensington Brasserie – British Cuisine
Akira at Japan House London – Japanese Cuisine
Zaika Restaurant – Indian Cuisine
Aubaine – French Cuisine