Chiswick Property Market
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Chiswick is a desirable area in the borough of Hounslow; here you’ll find Victorian cottages, Edwardian terraces and mansions. The riverbank near Chiswick Mall is the most highly coveted area, here you will find lovely period houses that enjoy a view of the Thames, and house prices in Chiswick are high, with the average rent being in the region of £1,400.
There is a large rental market in Chiswick, for impressive Georgian properties head to Strand-on-the-Green and the waterfront Chiswick Mall area. On Groves Park you’ll find 4 to 6 bedroom houses, there are substantial detached Victorian homes here. Between Chiswick High Road and Gunnersbury Avenue is sought after, due to its proximity to Belmont Primary School.
The Glebe Estate is home to Victorian cottages, for flats head to Chiswick Village; desirable areas are Harlington Road, Priory Avenue, Queen Anne’s Grove and Woodstock Road. There are Arts and Crafts houses in Bedford Park, some of which were designed by Richard Norman Shaw. There are mansion flats on Sutton Court Road and the High Road.
There are designated conservation areas within the borough, and Chiswick is a suburban area with lots of green spaces, period properties and a good mixture of restaurants and shops. There is a range of family homes available, from period houses to modern builds. Only six miles out of Central London, it is conveniently located.
Standard of Living in Chiswick
Chiswick is a vibrant area that attracts young professionals and families alike, there are excellent facilities in the area, with spacious parks and good schools. There are good transport links in and out of London.
A foodie destination, families tend to settle here rather than migrate to other parts of London once they have arrived. For picturesque greenery head to Acton Green Common, Chiswick Common, Chiswick House Green and Ravenscourt.
As Chiswick is set back a bit from Central London there is a relaxed atmosphere to the area.
Other Living necessities in Chiswick
On Chiswick High Road you’ll find a myriad of restaurants, cafes and shops, take a seat on the tables that spill onto the boulevard area, you’ll find lots of independent eateries here.
In terms of schools there is Belmont Primary School, which is deemed ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, St Mary’s RC on Duke Road received ‘good’ from Ofsted. There are two preparatory schools in Chiswick, Orchard House on Newton Grove and Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School.
Chiswick Community School is a state secondary and achieved ‘satisfactory’ in its Ofsted inspection. There is the performing arts school ‘Arts Education’ in Chiswick too. The leading independent schools in the area are Godolphin and Latymer School.
Chiswick is home to the usual supermarket chains, with Sainsbury, Waitrose and lots of independent food shops situated here. Chiswick Library is located on Dukes Avenue and there are a variety of places of worship in the area.
Places to visit near Chiswick
Kensington Palace is only three miles away for a day out, for children Battersea Park Children’s Zoo is four miles from Chiswick, with Buckingham Palace and Westminster Cathedral only five miles from here. Hounslow is nearby, as it Brentford, Syon and Isleworth. There is a Velodrome in Herne Hill for cycling enthusiasts and the famous botanical gardens of Kew are not far from Chiswick too.
Chiswick Council Tax
Chiswick is in the Borough of Hounslow, council tax rates here are Band A £950, Band D £1,400 and Band H in the region of £2,800. Council tax rates in the area are slightly more expensive than other parts of London.