London is known to be the most expensive city to live in the United Kingdom, but the metropolitan city is now making its way into the international market. London is currently battling with New York City in price per square foot, and that’s a huge statement with NYC’s average at $1,773 psf. Here we have for you the 5 most desirable and consequently the most expensive neighborhoods in the heart of London. Get your wallets ready and prepare to leave with less money in your account but hey at least you’re living in one of the best neighborhoods!
Kensington is the city of the richest of the rich. The high-class politicians, celebrities, and the most elite. The average price for an in this desirable neighborhood is 1.7 million pounds, with the average price at 1,193 pounds per square foot. Oh, and if you’re interested, the most expensive home currently on the market is listed for 30 million pounds.
Chelsea is very artsy and popular amongst musicians and artists. The home to Kylie Minogue, Bernie Ecclestone, the Rolling Stones, and the Beatles. The median price of a home is a bit less than Kensington at 1.3 million pounds. This respected neighborhood even has a famous rose named after Prince William and Princess Kate.
Knightsbridge is a special kind of neighborhood with its posh repertoire and excellent transportation. Funny enough, 1 Hyde Park, the United Kingdom’s most expensive piece of private real estate is right next to the Knightsbridge Underground station, but we bet if you’re wealthy enough to afford that building, you have private car service. Living in Knightsbridge doesn’t come cheap with the normal price for a home in this affluent neighborhood at 1.3 million pounds.
4. Notting Hill
Notting Hill became extremely popular after the critically acclaimed film starring Hugh Grant and Julia Robert. Many rich and famous folks live in this area of London, including Paul McCartney’s daughter Stella McCartney and Rupert Murdoch’s daughter Elisabeth Murdoch. The median home price is recorded at 1.1 million pounds and the most expensive property currently on the market is listed for a whopping 13.5 million pounds.