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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

Cadogan Hall in Belgravia, London, SW1X Cadogan Hall in Belgravia, London, SW1X

Cadogan Hall is the home of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, officially considered to be the least elitist of all of London’s major orchestras. The hall, located in Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, opened rather quietly, as the home of the Royal Philharmonic in 2004, but drew much more public attention in 2014 when the venue celebrated its tenth anniversary in its current incarnation. The tenth an..Read More »

Eaton Square in Belgravia, London, SW1W 9AL Eaton Square in Belgravia, London, SW1W 9AL

Situated in central London, in the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Belgravia’s close proximity to some of the capital’s key attractions and best known landmarks has earned it a reputation as one of the city’s most expensive postcodes. In fact, it is one of the most affluent residential areas in the world. Often referred to as a ‘super prime’ reside..Read More »

The Twits at The Royal Court Theatre in Belgravia, London SW1W The Twits at The Royal Court Theatre in Belgravia, London SW1W

With its grand buildings, elegant squares and noble terraces, it is perhaps not surprising that Belgravia has become one of the most expensive and exclusive areas in the world. Offering residents pretty, quiet streets and a much calmer pace of life, Belgravia is something of a tranquil retreat among its busy and bustling neighbours. 

Known as one of London’s coolest and quirkiest the..Read More »

La Poule Au Pot in Belgravia, London SW1W La Poule Au Pot in Belgravia, London SW1W

Belgravia is a bustling and exclusive area of London, which boasts an array of world class bars, restaurants, and eateries that offer exemplary cuisine from around the world. 

Nestled in the heart of Ebury Street, classic French bistro, La Poule Au Pot, has been a popular fixture in the fashionable area since it first opened in 196..Read More »

Vickisarge Boutique in Belgravia, London SW1W Vickisarge Boutique in Belgravia, London SW1W

With its Regency architecture, tree lined squares, and quaint independent boutiques, Belgravia is one of London’s most prestigious and affluent areas. Shoppers flock from across the globe to sample Belgravia’s retail delights, and it’s easy to see why, as there are some 300 boutiques and businesses in the area. Unsurprisingly, many of the shops in this part of London are extremely high en..Read More »

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