Jobs Finance, insurance: 11 per cent; professional, scientific, technical: 16; information, communication: 10. Homes in Putney are a mix of new apartments, family homes, and Edwardian mansions, mostly set along quiet residential streets. There aren’t many green spaces, but local Shoreditch Park is definitely the place to see and be seen when the sun comes out. They are driven by dinner party chat, postcode snobbery and life’s pivotal moments.” So Herne Hill and Kensal Rise have become the new “nappy valleys”, and Kilburn is now the choice of affluent couples who can’t afford to live where their parents did. Then Putney might be the answer. Jobs Finance, insurance: 7 per cent; professional, scientific, technical: 15; information, communication: 12. He is selling a classic four-bedroom terraced house at £1.19 million. Which part of the city has the best parks and playgrounds? Even though we hope they’re not catching fish from the Thames, there’s something very satisfying about eating right by the water at the latest Wright Brothers restaurant by Battersea Power Station. Be prepared to rummage and be prepared to haggle – but take it from us, it’s worth it. Enticing smells, sounds, and colors come at you from all directions and at all hours of the day and night. Butlers Wharf: a stop on the eastward migration of riverside buyers. In 10 years prices here have soared by 180 per cent to an average of more than £1.6 million. Better still, London’s transit system is one of the world’s best. The poor man’s Wimbledon is moving up fast. Everton vs Manchester United, Premier League - What time is kick-off , what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction? Pouring exclusively Italian wines, with no less than 100 different labels behind the bar, and serving dry-aged steak chosen from the butcher counter set directly amongst the tables in carpaccios, ragus, or thick cuts cooked with rock salt and Tuscan extra virgin olive oil, it’s the perfect spot for all the carnivores out there. “Riverside buyers evolve as you go from west to east along the Thames,” says Fran Moynihan of Savills. The seafood definitely doesn’t come from the Thames by the way. Tucked quietly between Paddington and Euston stations is the surprisingly sedate Central London neighborhood of Marylebone. He is selling two-bedroom flats in swish new Dickens Yard at around £750,000. On the more casual side of things, Adam also runs Bistro Union, plus there’s No 32 The Old Town, The Pepper Tree and The Rookery to choose from. “A decade ago average mortgages were 3.1 times earnings, but by summer last year they were 3.81 times earnings,” says Cook. However, things can get busy when local football team Arsenal play their home games. Buyers arrive displaced from Fulham and Notting Hill. Putney: new flats are attracting investors. Jobs Finance, insurance: 13 per cent; professional, scientific, technical: 18; information, communication: 8. A much maligned area of south London dismissed by anyone that doesn’t live there as being full of only posh people or Australians (but not posh Australians), Clapham, in reality, has plenty going for it.
The Jam Tree is a gastro-pub that’s great for a first date, a relaxing dinner, post work drinks or even hosting your own private party. Spreading out either side of bustling Upper Street, Islington is the lively heart of the area. The average price in the old established comfort zones is £873,000, requiring a household income of £164,000 on a 75 per cent mortgage. Darwin & Wallace specialise in neighbourhood restaurants mostly found in West London villages. Feeling peckish? A definite clotting of professionals.
Fantastic transport links, brilliant schools and a huge park with riding make it a wealth magnet on the edge of the capital. Bermondsey Street is a bohemian mix of quirky cafés, restaurants, and one of the most unique weekly antique markets in London. Young professionals and families who travel on the Central Line and have their eye on a future with Crossrail gather here to live and invest for their young, says Mark Wilkinson of Knight Frank. Here, you’ll find bars, cinemas, theaters, and an impressive retail offering. Jobs Finance, insurance: 7 per cent; professional, scientific, technical: 16; information, communication: 10. The bars and restaurants of Clapham High Street attract a largely younger crowd, while a more laid-back pace of life can be found in nearby Clapham Old Town. You have successfully subscribed to our newsletter.
“People buy houses to be among like-minded people. This site uses functional cookies and external scripts to improve your experience. Which cookies and scripts are used and how they impact your visit is specified on the left. Located on a busy stretch of Battersea Park Road, The Latchmere is a great place to spend an evening by the fire, in the garden, or upstairs in the theatre. “But now mortgage capping is forcing young affluent buyers to look in emerging areas.”. Jobs Finance, insurance: 6 per cent; professional, scientific, technical: 15; information, communication: 11. This is where they’re going. Homes are a mix of terrace homes, new-builds, and council estates, meaning there are options in most price ranges.