St John’s Wood

St John’s Wood is a popular and affluent district located in the North-West region of London. Bordering areas such as Regent’s park, Primrose Hill and Swiss Cottage this locality has become an extremely popular area and those buying or renting in St John’s Wood will be ideally placed to enjoy the many social and cultural benefits that the area has on offer.

Properties in St John’s Wood to rent or buy are normally set within Purpose Built blocks as the area has many. These blocks are built within the last 100 years and normally have porters and lifts. There are a few converted houses arranged as flats and even fewer single houses. Houses that do come available to rent or buy are therefore in high demand and will normally let or sell quickly and for a premium.

Transport Links
St John’s Wood has its own London Underground Station and is only two and a half miles away from Charing Cross Station. Nearby access to numerous strong transport links such as Warwick Avenue, Jubilee Line, Marylebone Station, Bakerloo and more makes renting in St John’s Wood a perfect choice for commuters who work in and around London yet wish to have a solid home base within a strong community.

Schools and Higher Education
For families looking at renting in the area there are a great number of excellent primary and secondary schools in addition to sixth form colleges and further education establishments in the area, all of which fall under the catchment area of the Westminster LEA. Again the excellent local transport links make accessing schools around the area that much easier. In addition to school and colleges there are a number of popular and extremely well run nurseries in and around the area which take younger children. Full details regarding local educational establishments can be found via the Westminster LEA and of course all schools are happy to arrange visits and answer any questions that parents or those planning to become parents may have.

Things to Do
Socially, the area in and around St John’s Wood sports a great number of eateries and places to visit. Nearby Regent’s Park boasts the well-known and much loved Open Air Theatre which has been enjoyed for many years and continues to provide entertainment throughout the sixteen week long summer season. The parks themselves provide a haven for all to enjoy and escape the busier aspects of living within a city.

Shopping & Leisure
St John’s Wood high-street holds host to a great number of independent shops which offer a unique shopping experience. This coupled with the many leisure activities, gyms, bars, restaurants and local events, such as the London Horror Festival (not for the faint of heart yet hugely enjoyable) makes renting a property in St John’s Wood again the practical and preferred choice for many as it seems to have something in store for everyone, regardless of their lifestyles.

One of the most affluent areas in London, St John’s Wood is a hugely popular place to live with rental properties being very quickly taken up. Those wishing to reside in this area and enjoy the many benefits need to move fast in order to secure one of the extremely well-built local dwellings.

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