Now that the General Election is out of the way estate agents have reported a boom in the London property market. If you’re looking for a new home, we’ve made it easier for you by picking out 10 amazing properties on the market at the moment
1 Designer apartments at Greenwich Peninsula
Bag a limited-edition apartment with interiors by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio at No.2 at Upper Riverside, Greenwich Peninsula. No.2 Upper Riverside is one of five-light filled towers by the Thames that houses a collection of 35 designer studios, lofts and penthouses. Each residence features contemporary copper kitchen cabinetry and bathrooms with anodised rolled steel and glass shower screens that shimmer with a rainbow of colours, plus membership to the Upper Riverside residents’ club with a 15th floor swimming pool, two gyms and a rooftop terrace.
Prices start at £400,000 from themodernhouse.net
2 Lexham Gardens, Kensington
This light-filled, two-bedroom, split-level flat on Lexham Gardens W8 features a beautiful drawing room with large windows, high ceilings and wooden floors – it’s ideal for entertaining. The soft colour palette adds a real elegance to each room, matching the handsome stucco-fronted exterior, which is located near to Kensington’s major museums.
£1,875,000 from Douglas & Gordon, Gloucester Road, on 020 7581 1152
3 Holland Park
This raised ground-floor apartment in Holland Park offers grand proportions with natural light flooding in through the huge windows. The property was remodelled by renowned architects Michaelis Boyd – who are behind the luxury development at Battersea Power Station – and the accommodation comprises a bespoke Bulthaup fitted kitchen, large double bedroom with storage, bathroom and communal garden.
£1,850,000 from Mountgrange Heritage on 020 7221 2277
4 Redcliffe Gardens, Chelsea
This two-bedroom property on Redcliffe Gardens SW10 offers exceptional entertaining space, lots of light and beautiful views over the nearby gardens. The voluminous proportions of the living space and its unique features, such as vaulted ceilings and original beams, are rare to this part of Chelsea, making it the perfect London home for a young professional couple seeking a convenient location and room to blossom. There are two bathrooms (the master has an en suite) and plenty of built-in storage.
£1,745,000 from Strutt and Parker, Chelsea, on 020 3355 2980
5 Nicosia Road, Wandsworth
This stunning six-bedroom family home on Nicosia Road SW18 – an affluent area known by many as the Toast Rack, based on how it looks on a map – is nothing short of extravagant, inside and out. It offers beautifully presented living space arranged over four floors with generously proportioned rooms, six bathrooms, a garden and off-street parking.
£3,950,000 from Carter Jonas on 020 3627 4081
6 Dawson Place, Notting Hill
This one-bedroom property on Dawson Place W2 is set behind secure gates with off-street parking and a garden. The interior design displays great flair and attention to detail, and with plenty of light throughout, it would make a great pied-à-terre for someone driving between the town and country. The staircase – a glass-sided modern structure with full-length mirrors – draws all three floors together and makes for a visually impressive feature.
£995pw from Winkworth on 020 7727 3227
7 Rothesay Avenue, Richmond
This semi-detached family house on Rothesay Avenue TW10 has a fabulous open-plan kitchen/dining room that leads onto a good-sized west-facing rear garden. The light and airy space also has wide bi-fold doors, a large peninsular unit/breakfast bar and integrated appliances. There is also a utility room with a laundry chute!
£1,495,000 through Robinson Residential on 020 8392 6140
8 St John’s Way, Battersea
This iconic Peabody development on St John’s Way SW11 has spacious layouts and amazing views just a stone’s throw from Northcote Road and seconds away from Clapham Junction. The regeneration of this superbly located site has been long overdue and this particular three-bedroom apartment, with high ceilings and big terraces/balconies, as well as a large new public square with high-quality landscaping, a wildlife garden and a play area, would be ideal for a couple or small family. The hilltop position of the property and floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides give great views across the rooftops of London.
£870,000 from Hamptons International, Battersea, on 020 7411 9965
9 Sydenham Hill, SE23
For a family home with an enviable location, check out this beautiful double-fronted detached property on Sydenham Hill SE23. Part of the Dulwich Estate, the spacious four-bedroom home sits on the East Dulwich, Forest Hill and Sydenham borders. It has a huge footprint, with two reception rooms, an interconnecting dining room and an open-plan kitchen/breakfast room, as well as three upstairs bathrooms and a loft space that could be converted into a fifth bedroom (with planning permission). There’s also a front garden, a driveway large enough for five cars, a garage and a rear garden backing on to Dulwich and Sydenham Woods.
£1,400,000 from Daisy Sales on 020 8299 9035
10 Regency Mews, Camden
Regency Mews is a boutique scheme of creatively designed contemporary homes in the heart of Camden. The petit collection of two bespoke properties is an imaginative conversion of a space that originally functioned as a single vehicle driveway and now provides innovatively designed residences.