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Hampstead: A Green and Pleasant Borough near the Centre of London

Hampstead is one of London’s best known residential district and is a highly sought-after prime London location, desired by families, entrepreneurs and the rich and famous alike. Often referred to as Hampstead Village, cobbled and winding streets offer something quite distinctive. Steeped in culture, it has more than 60 blue plaques recognising some of Hampstead’s, […]

Hampstead is one of London’s best known residential district and is a highly sought-after prime London location, desired by families, entrepreneurs and the rich and famous alike.

Often referred to as Hampstead Village, cobbled and winding streets offer something quite distinctive. Steeped in culture, it has more than 60 blue plaques recognising some of Hampstead’s, and indeed London’s, most illustrious residents.

Properties to suit all tastes

A desirable location, Hampstead is one of the most expensive areas of London, but there is an exciting choice of properties from expansive mansions to period cottages of Victorian, Georgian and modern architecture to choose from, depending on taste and budget.

A well-connected village

Underground and above ground trains service Hampstead, providing excellent connections to the rest of London and beyond. There are also good bus services to destinations that include Trafalgar Square, Kings Cross and Waterloo. What’s really special about this location is how the village feel has been preserved, offering a real opportunity to escape the fast pace of the surrounding city, with many surrounding open spaces in which to take time out, even though it’s located just four miles north of central London.

Health and wellbeing

You can’t talk about Hampstead without mentioning Hampstead Heath, 791 acres of parkland, woods, meadows and ponds for open-air swimming. The Heath also boast Kenwood House, a 17th Century stately home with gardens and cafes to be explored. Whether this is space to relax in and enjoy or use to enhance your active lifestyle, its high vantage point provides beautiful views across London.

Just as beautiful as the open green spaces are the characterful streets around Hampstead High Street. With stylish and exciting boutique shops set alongside some of the best high street brands, you can shop til your heart’s content for fashion, art, antiques and more.

You’ll also be spoilt for choice whether you decide to eat in or dine out. Quality, independent food retailers such as fishmongers, bakers and butchers cater for the foodie, but when it’s time to eat out, exciting cafés, restaurants and stylish pubs are among some of London’s finest and all within walking distance.

Hampstead residents are also spoilt for choice with schools, both private and state. Many popular preparatory, primary and secondary schools are here, including The Maria Montessori School, UCS for Boys and Hampstead High School for girls.

If you want something that little bit different and exclusive, then it’s time to explore Hampstead.

Aston Chase Estate Agents

Aston Chase Estate Agents are London based estate agents who are both sales and letting agents with specialist knowledge of Hampstead and north London.

Our handpicked, experienced team have built a reputation for professionalism and trustworthiness through their in-depth knowledge and expertise in their specialist sector of the industry, and our reputation and client service are very important to us.

We invite you to contact us to discuss how we may help you with your property matters.

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