South Kensington Property & Area

Close to Kensington Palace and the delightful Kensington Gardens, South Kensington is mostly residential with a cosmopolitan feel to it. It is situated in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, and features some of the most exclusive properties in London.

Local character and style
South Kensington is known for its attractive, cherry-tree lined streets and  19th century period houses with garden squares – the area has one of the highest number of individual garden squares in central London. It is features mansion blocks and period conversions. There are not many high-rise residential apartment buildings. 

Desirable addresses
These include Onslow Square, Evelyn Gardens, Queensgate Gardens, Wetherby Gardens, Gledhow Gardens and Pelham Crescent.

There is a café society culture around South Kensington tube, many international and neighbourhood restaurants, designer and antique shops and an abundance of cultural attractions. These include the Natural History, Science and Victoria & Albert museums.

Key public transport
Piccadilly and District & Circle lines.

The Obbard Property Portfolio features a large number of properties in this area.  For buy to let advice or more details about property development in London or South Kensington please get in touch.


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