Kensington is a most desirable place to live. With its cult appeal living in Kensington makes it royal. Kensington and its neighbor Chelsea will offer you great shopping experience, nature and history. The Kensington High Street is meant for those who want to shop till they drop. And the Church Street is a place to visit boutiques, antiques and specialist stores.
Those who want to enjoy the French touch will have it in South Kensington where French cafes, bistros and book shops are plenty. In this area there is an influx of expats as the properties in Kensington, Chelsea, and Mayfair hold a fancy for the affluent Londoners.
What is pleasantly striking is the Victorian stuccoed houses as the most exclusive properties with a unique architecture and of course super prices. With a number of quaint squares these building enhance the beauty of the royal borough.
But most of these Victorian structures have been converted into flats. There are also Mews houses of the past era. Many modern apartment blocks have also come up here.
Regarding rental accommodation in Kensington, you can go for amazing flats at Grenville place, Cromwell Road, Stanhope Gardens, Bramham Gardens, Redcliffe Gardens and Queensgate Gardens.
Notable new developments in Kensington have come up at Kensington and Chelsea. In fact, 375 Kensington High Street is the new best addresses with its wide ranging one, two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses available for rent.
A majority of the new developments to rent in Kensington are at Princess Gate and Elm Park Road. As for rental costs, renting in Kensington will cost an average £600 in a week.
The areas of Kensington-Chelsea are preferred for a variety of factors and a quick check of them below will convince its value.
Crime: Kensington and Chelsea ranks low on the London crime figures and crime are down 18 percent compared to last year.
Medical Care: As the hub of London’s most affluent people Kensington & Chelsea has the best centres of medical care. The state run health centres and Westminster Hospital has 24 hour Emergency units.
Restaurants: Great restaurants such as La Brasserie, the French restaurant: Restaurant Gordon Ramsay: Zuma, the glamorous Japanese restaurant are all here.
Music and Theatre: World famous Royal Albert Hall is nearby. London’s most cutting edge theatres – The Gate Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre on Sloane square are also in this area.