Cluttons’ Hyde Park office can be found on the corner of Albion Street and Connaught Street in the heart of Connaught Village, and offers professional residential property sales and lettings advice.
It is well placed for the other areas it covers, notably W1 and W2, Mayfair, the historic Portman Estate covering 110 acres of Marylebone, the Hyde Park Estate, and parts of Paddington and Bayswater bordering Notting Hill.
The residential area of Hyde Park in the Borough of Westminster offers a variety of property styles, ranging from Victorian stucco-fronted period terraces and mews houses, 1940s mansion blocks, 1960s portered residences, to the contemporary developments of Paddington Basin.
Property for sale in the area ranges from affordable leasehold studios to large Georgian freehold townhouses with a variety of outside space from small patios to expansive roof terraces. There are also a large number of prestigious private garden squares.
Hyde Park is a popular place to live for City workers and embassy employees, boasting a cosmopolitan community with homebuyers and investors from every continent. It is also considered extremely good value compared with the neighbouring districts of Notting Hill, Mayfair, Knightsbridge and Belgravia.
Paddington, Marble Arch, Lancaster Gate and Marylebone stations are close by, providing excellent transport links to London city centre and to Heathrow Airport via the Heathrow Express. Bayswater Road links Notting Hill to the West End and also allows easy links to the M40/A40 and M1 motorways.
Fashionable shopping areas include Westbourne Grove, Marylebone Village and Connaught Village. Meanwhile the West End, with its amazing array of entertainment including many famous restaurants, cafés, casinos, theatres, cinemas, pubs and nightclubs, is just half a mile away.
One of the Royal Parks, Hyde Park itself is one of the largest parks in Central London, famous for its Speakers’ Corner. It is joined to Kensington Gardens, offering a combined total of 340 acres of parkland including the Serpentine Lake. Activities available in the park include tennis, boating, horse riding and, for art lovers, the Serpentine Gallery is a huge attraction.
The area also boasts several leisure centres including the Seymour Leisure Centre with its Olympic size swimming pool and the Porchester Centre in Queensway with its excellent Turkish bath facilities.
The local Borough of Westminster has over 40 primary schools and eight secondary schools in its entirety. There are also a number of well-regarded pre-preparatory and preparatory schools in Bryanston Square, Montagu Square and Connaught Square.