Many of the newcomers to the area who seek advice from estate agents in Battersea are young professionals, often attracted by the large number of glossy new-build apartments. Due to its lack of tube station, Battersea has remained relatively under the radar. But, with the Northern Line graving the area with its presence in 2012, many are moving to the area for riverside living, picturesque green spaces, and good schools.
Battersea Square has a number of mansion-block properties and riverside apartments. As well as this area, Blenkarne Road, Anhalt Road, and Gorst Road are the locations of many stunning and expensive homes.
Houses for sale in Battersea (with three or four bedrooms) tend to have rental prices upwards of £2600 pcm and sell for well over £1 million. There is a wealth of period conversions in Battersea, and a section of Edwardian homes and Victorian villas.
There is a stock of ex local authority flats and terraces that a number of residents reside in. These are often smaller and more affordable. Flats for let in Battersea start at around £1300 pcm and have asking prices starting at £440,000 for a one-bedroom apartment.
Boasting a low crime rate, excellent schools and blossoming transport connection isn’t all that Battersea has to offer. Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has been part of the lively south London suburb since 1871. 58 years later Battersea’s most famous landmark, the power station, was built. Over the coming years, Battersea Power Station will be in the midst of one of the most ambitious redevelopment schemes London has ever seen.