The Most Beautiful Residential Areas in London

Chelsea, London

There’s a reason why so many people choose to relocate or visit London every day and it’s not just for the shopping. The city is home to some of the most iconic and beautiful residential areas in the world.

Whether you’re taking a trip to London to see the sights or scope out a potential place to live, our Montcalm Hotels in London will put you right around the corner from the best homes in the city. Follow this guide and explore some of the city’s best residential areas.


Kensington and Chelsea

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It doesn’t get much more upscale than Chelsea. This luxury location is where you’ll find some of the most beautiful homes in London. With a mixture of terraced rows and detached houses, the local architecture is incredible. More than that, Chelsea is home to a wide range of sleek bars and luxury restaurants, making it a great place to take a date if you’re looking to impress them. A stroll around Chelsea is a great way to start your day after relaxing at the Montcalm with our great spa deals London. Chelsea is also a great place to do some shopping thanks to the wonderful collection of luxury fashion boutiques and upscale designers.


City of Westminster

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If you’re looking for beautiful scenery, Mayfair offers something very rarely found in London, peace and quiet. Located in the heart of the city’s political district, Mayfair is made up of beautiful Georgian houses and is renowned for boasting the most elegant architecture in the city. The best-selling point of Mayfair is its location near some of London’s most iconic attractions. As you explore the area, you’ll come across landmarks such as Big Ben, Westminster Palace and the Royal Academy of Arts.

Notting Hill


Notting Hill

If you’ve ever seen the famous film with Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts, you’ll already be aware of how beautiful the area is. However, that only offers you a small taste of Notting Hill. Head over to Kensington and stroll the streets to really experience the vibrancy of Notting Hill. The area is home to bustling streets such as Portobello Road where you’ll find one of London’s oldest marketplaces. The coloured house fronts and vibrant retailers make Notting Hill a photographer’s dream location.


Kensington and Chelsea


If you’re trying to get to the very tip top of London’s socialite’s list, Kensington is where you need to be. The area is one of the most expensive places to live in London and for good reason. Boasting a diverse selection of architectural styles, you’ll find everything from Victorian townhouses to Georgian terrace buildings. It is a treasure trove of photo opportunities thanks to the local parks and greeneries. Because of its exclusivity, Kensington has become a popular place of residence for some of the world’s most famous faces. Iconic figures such as Brad Pitt and Richard Branson have homes in Kensington.

FAQs People Asked Related to This Post

Here’s the top 10 best area in London to live:
  • Bermondsey, Southwark
  • Clapton, Hackney
  • Fulham, Hammersmith & Fulham
  • Furzedown, Wandsworth
  • Herne Hill, Lambeth/Southwark
  • Kings Cross, Camden/Islington
  • Notting Hill, Kensington & Chelsea
  • Richmond, Richmond
  • Tufnell Park, Camden/Islington
  • Wanstead, Redbridge
The following are the safest areas to live in London:
  • Richmond - Most beautiful and safest areas, with one of the lowest crime rate in London
  • Hampstead - A magnet for young families and students
  • Notting Hill - Beautiful & fashionable streets of Notting Hill, Perfect for families and young professional and people who don't like to get bored.
  • Bermondsey - Voted the best place to live in London in 2018 and a safe place to live
Most expensive areas of London are Kensington, City of Westminster, Camden, Hammersmith and Fulham & Richmond. These areas are considered recently as the costly and richest. Here is the Average Home costs on these areas.
  • Kensington and Chelsea – £2,485,483
  • City of Westminster – £1,992,328
  • Camden – £1,118,218
  • Hammersmith and Fulham – £948,671
  • Richmond upon Thames – £864,137
These are the poshest parts of London:
  • Knightsbridge
  • Kensington
  • Belgravia
  • Chelsea
  • Notting Hill