Set on the banks of the River Thames, an area once renowned for fishing, Chiswick, a large suburb of west London is now more favourably known for its leafy green, quiet suburb status that brings many relocating families to the area. With large open spaces such as Chiswick Common, Acton Green and Ravenscourt Park surrounding Chiswick, the area offers something found rarely in other parts of London in abundance.
Family homes are most sought after, with Bedford Park a firm favourite with families. Known as London’s first garden suburb, with its grand Victorian homes, available properties in this location are few and far between.
An array of Georgian, Regency and Victorian properties lay amidst the stunning views of The Thames, ensuring a wide range of homes are on offer to those with varying tastes and indeed budgets. Bedford Park Mansions, Corney Reach and Chiswick Green Studios provide the perfect backdrop for those looking for contemporary apartment living, whilst waterfront properties can be found by Chiswick Mall and Strand-on-the-Green.
Chiswick House, arguably one of the most important architectural, classically designed buildings in the UK can be found here. Built in 1727 by the Earl of Burlington, is a popular venue for Opera, open-air theatre, film presentations and children’s events.
Chiswick High Road, renowned for its buzzy, yet chic atmosphere has plenty of gastro pubs and famous, Michelin starred eateries to suit a variety of palates. There’s also numerous bars and independent stores alongside high street chains. During the day the area comes alive with shoppers, a relaxed, family-friendly ambience is clearly felt. Other key areas of interest is the towpath located in Strand on the Green and The City Barge Pub, once featured in The Beatles film, ‘Hard Day’s Night’ movie.
An area with great Primary Schools such as Belmont Primary and Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School both received “outstanding” Ofsted reports, with Chiswick Secondary School and St. Pauls School scoring equally well with the board as well as parents.