If you’re looking to rent property in London it may have
crossed your mind to consider Clapham as a place to search. The area has long been popular with renters
and you may well have encountered someone who sings it’s praises - after all,
Clapham and neighbouring Balham were recently voted the top two places to live
in a London wide survey.
So why exactly are the SW4 and SW12 postcodes so popular?We’ve been Clapham estate agents
since 2003 and love this part of the Capital, so
we consider ourselves well placed to explain why tenants come here in such
numbers. William Dear, Lettings Area
Manager for Clapham and based in our Clapham Common office, talks transport
links, well-maintained homes and night life.
What makes Clapham a
good place to rent?
“One of the most obvious plus points about Clapham as a place
to rent is its transport links. With
three stations (Clapham North, Clapham South and Clapham Common) on the
Northern Line and a number of Local Overground, National Rail and bus links to
choose from, the area is easily reached at any time of day or night, and is
relatively central to boot.
Once you’ve got here, you’ll be struck by how much there is to
do and see along Clapham’s High Street.There are plenty of national and independent shops, cafes and bars to
explore here, which makes it extremely easy to find something to do that suits
your mood.The atmosphere in Clapham
bars is relaxed and stylish, there are great local gyms, and the Common
provides incredible views throughout the year, on your doorstep. This part of London really does have
Why rent a property in
“The property styles available for rent in Clapham are - like
the area - fairly diverse, so it’s worth spending some time nosing around and
finding what’s available. In the James
Pendleton lettings department we generally have at any one time everything from
studio flats to large multi-roomed houses on our books, and properties in
Clapham can be anything from brand new to period terrace with original
One great thing about Clapham is that usually properties are
well cared for. As so many move within
the area on a regular basis, and because there are so many long term landlords
here, it’s easy to find a well-cared-for property to rent in Clapham.”
If you’re looking to rent in Clapham, contact Will, Sarah and
the lettings team today.