Kingston upon Thames offers a very popular mix of convenience and space to breathe. But where are the best places to live in Kingston upon Thames? We ask the people who live there to give us an insider’s opinion.
5 best places to live in Kingston upon Thames
Keen to start your search for a Kingston upon Thames home to call your own? Start off by seeing what our HomeViews resident reviewers think. The following list contains the 5 property developments that they think are the very best that Kingston upon Thames has to offer.
Living in Kingston upon Thames
From quiet market town to one of the most sought-after boroughs in London, Kingston upon Thames has plenty to offer. Its main attraction is that it has an abundance of green space without sacrificing the conveniences of London living. Of course, the easy access to riverside walks and café culture has plenty of appeal as well.
Overall, living in Kingston upon Thames offers all the hallmarks of city living, without having to head into the capital. The borough is well supplied with excellent schools, retail and dining options, and access to the great outdoors. And, if you need a bigger dose of excitement, central London is within easy reach.
What Zone is Kingston upon Thames?
Once a part of Surrey, Kingston upon Thames is in the south-westerly part of Greater London, and is part of Zone 6. As well as the Underground, this area is also well served with TfL bus routes and various riverbus crossings. You can also be in Waterloo within 30 minutes by train via Shepperton and Strawberry Hill.
Average property prices in Kingston upon Thames
While Kingston upon Thames property can be expensive, there are still good options to be had on a budget. Over the last 12 months, Kingston upon Thames properties sold for an average of around £920,372 (January 2024). However, almost half of properties sold here were flats, at an average of about £482,803.
If you want more of a grand detached Kingston upon Thames property with river views and all the trimmings, expect prices to be approaching the £2 million mark.
If you’re looking to rent, there are plenty of excellent options to be found here. The Kingston upon Thames average rental price is £2,277 per calendar month, which is a little lower than the London average (Home.co.uk).
Looking for more detail and inspiration on places to buy or rent in the area? Our Kingston upon Thames area guide can help.
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