Knightsbridge is world famous as a high profile residential district of London. Knightsbridge is one of the top designated shopping centres in London with the other being West End. It is also the 14th most expensive streets among the 200 streets in the whole of UK.
This West London area spans the edges of the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The Hyde Park lies on the southern edge. It has Brompton and South Kensington to the west while Belgravia comes in the east and Buckingham Palace to its south. It has the best local transport network served by Knightsbridge tube station on the Piccadilly line and Hyde Park Corner tube stations.
Knightsbridge is home to London’s most exclusive designer and retail outlets such as Harrods (since 1849) and Harvey Nichols (since 1880), which are globally famous.
Besides the branded shops, Knightsbridge also boasts of bars, restaurants and eateries open all the time. Some of London’s richest residents are here. Knightsbridge Underground Station is served by the Piccadilly Line and offers regular services to Covent Garden and Leicester Square, to help you for an impromptu night out.
Living in Knightsbridge is fantastic as Knightsbridge offers more choice in terms of building architecture. A majority of the buildings in Knightsbridge are around grand squares. The nature also adds to its charm—it is extremely leafy. As a prestigious area Knightsbridge is one of London’s most protected areas.
Knightsbridge with its amazing shopping areas and exclusive homes has credentials at par with Mayfair and Belgravia as the most expensive real estate.
Knightsbridge is popular with foreign investors as they like its proximity to Harrrods, Hyde Park and Sloane Street. Among the flats to rent there are Victorian and Edwardian mansion conversions. As for renting in Knightsbridge, there are affordable flats in areas like Rutland Mews south.
Knightsbridge classic property is also very famous with its homes flaunting great character. You can see the red-bricked Queen Anne revival homes at Cadogan Estates and so many white stucco-fronted houses also. Among the new Developments to rent in Knightsbridge are 199 The Knightsbridge and One Hans Crescent with more options.
Since all Knightsbridge homes are covered with CCTV and made secure with patrolling by armed security guards there is more safety. Railings on the lower windows are adding more protection to most of the new developments in Knightsbridge.