Ten Reasons to Buy in West Kensington

West Kensington has a long and renowned history, one filled with rich culture. It also offers some of the finest architecture London has to offer. Here are some of the top reasons to consider moving to this West London neighbourhood. 


1.     Green Spaces

There is no shortage of relaxing green spaces in West Kensington. Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens are each close by and are perfect for enjoying a daily walk, morning run or even reading your favourite book. 

2.     History

West Kensington is home to a wealth of history, from the stunning Royal Albert Hall that hosts many popular concerts and productions, to the huge Olympia Exhibition centre and surrounding traditional Victorian architecture. 


3.     Food 
The diverse restaurant scene in West Kensington makes it easy to eat at Michelin Star restaurants, or dine casually. While we wait for restaurants to open up again, there are a number of divine takeaway options available such as Miran Masala, Café Continenté or Yashin Sushi. 

4.     Drink 
West London is the place to be when it comes to finding quirky pubs and there’s also a host of bars serving the finest martinis in hidden speakeasy’s, immersive themed joints as well as café’s serving speciality Hot chocolate. Cumberland Arms, The Melody and the Famous Three Kings are just some of the neighbourhood must-visits for when London opens up again. 


5.     Transport 
South Kensington tube station and Gloucester Road station allow you to get to the centre of London in as little as 10 minutes, as well as easy well access to Heathrow via the Piccadilly line or N9 night bus route. Other nearby underground stations include Earls Court, High Street Kensington, Hammersmith and Barons Court. 

6.     Schools
Kensington is home to many high-profile independent schools including Pempridge Hall, Ark Brunel Primary Academy, Barlby Primary School and Bassett House which have all been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted - making it the perfect area to raise a family. 


7.     Architecture
One of the biggest draws to West Kensington is the array of beautiful buildings and stunning period architecture. Influenced by French and Dutch designs, residential homes and squares in the area often feature three stories with picture perfect white terraces and sash windows. 

8.     Things to do 
There is no shortage of activities in West Kensington and the surrounding areas. As a cultural hub, the V&A, National History and Science museums are all great weekend options close by. Other weekend activities include venturing to Notting Hill and the world-famous Portobello Road market, for antiques, bric-a-brac or boutique jewellery shops. 

9.     Shops
While we are waiting for shops to re-open, West Kensington is the place to be for some of best shops in London. With luxury brands and flagship stores, West Kensington is a retail haven with Harrods, Harvey Nichols and an abundance of high-end designer stores. 

10.  Samuel Square
Our brand-new development, Samuel Square, is a unique collection of one, two and three-bedroom homes located in the heart of West Kensington. The historic development has recently been restored to keep original period features and authentic look of the 1920’s building. Each Samuel Square home is spacious and features a beautifully designed and stylish living space and offers the best of a new build home while maintaining its original exterior and history. 


Are you looking for a modern home in West London?


Our brand-new development, Samuel Square, is perfectly located in the central neighbourhood of West Kensington. Featuring a collection of one, two and three-bedroom homes, Samuel Square is West London living at its best.


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