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Belgravia Estate Agents Property Guide

 

When you think of Belgravia, Regency fronted properties come to mind. As Belgravia estate agents advise, these do not come on to the property market regularly and are priced accordingly. While their interiors can vary in quality, with a little love and attention they can be restored to their former glory, with stunning results. If a sense of antiquity and grandeur is not what you’re after, Belgravia also offers a variety of slick, modern apartments and charming mews houses.

 

 

Belgravia Buyers and Residents

 

The rich and famous have always been attracted to Belgravia and some of its most famous residents past and present include: Ian Fleming, Joan Collins, Lord Tennyson, Nigella Lawson, Sean Connery and many others.
Today the community in Belgravia has a very cosmopolitan and international feel, with residents from all over the world making this area of London their home. The area is increasingly popular with families, keen to take advantage of Belgravia's selection of outstanding schools.

 

 

Top 5 Reasons to Live in Belgravia

 

      1. One of the most desirable postcode areas in England to live
      2. A selection of outstanding schools to choose from
      3. Impressive leisure facilities, including spas
      4. Just a short distance from London's West End, offering theatres, cinemas and a varied night life, as well as exclusive shopping in the district of Knightsbridge
      5. Excellent transport links

 

 

Things to do in Belgravia

 

Whether you want to shop, enjoy international cuisine or relax in public gardens, living in a Belgravia property allows you access to these attractions and more. Colonnade Place on the southern perimeter of Belgravia offers a diverse range of shops, while there are around 50 fashionable restaurants to choose from, ranging from British bistros and traditional Italian restaurants to those serving Chinese delicacies and sushi.

Meanwhile, Ebury Square and Lower and Upper Grosvenor Gardens are the perfect spot to relax and unwind. Belgravia estate agents are also keen to point out that you are only a short walk from Sloane Street, The Kings Road and Hyde Park.

 

 

Belgravia Transport

 

When living in Belgravia it is easy to commute to various parts of the city, with the Central, District, Piccadilly and Victoria tube lines serving Central, North, South, East and West London. From Victoria Station, it’s also possible to access other parts of the South East and South of England. From your Belgravia property you are easily placed for Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and Stansted, thanks to the Gatwick Express and coaches from Victoria.

 

Belgravia Schools

 

Belgravia estate agents can recommend excellent schools in this area, with the top performing primaries including Eaton House, Garden House School and Hill House, while Francis Holland School and Westminster School also offer the finest in secondary education.

 

 

Belgravia Historical Facts

 

● The name Belgravia comes from a subsidiary title used by the Duke of Westminster, Viscount Belgrave.
● The majority of the area belonged to Richard Grosvenor, who was the 2nd Marquess of Westminster and had the area developed in the 1820s. With a focus on grand terraces, it has always been one of London’s most sought after residential areas.
● Following World War 2 some of the larger Belgravia properties were no longer used for residential purposes, with professional organisations, charity headquarters and embassies taking their place, though more recently some of these have been renovated for residential use again.

Discover popular buildings and squares, local attractions, shops and events in Belgravia

The Wolf from the Door at the Royal Court Theatre in Belgravia, London SW1 The Wolf from the Door at the Royal Court Theatre in Belgravia, London SW1

As we leave the glow of our Summer behind, why not sweeten the thought of those cooler nights and shorter days with an outing to the Royal Court Theatre, in Sloane Square in Belgravia. From the 10th September to 1st November, the Jerwood Theatre, upstairs at The Royal Court Theatre, was home to Rory Mullarkey’s Drama The Wo..Read More »

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