For families and professionals originally residing in neighboring Brixton and Balham, many are moving to Streatham, enticed by more agreeable property prices. Streatham has become one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse areas in London and is championed for its sense of local community spirit.
Properties in Streatham
Those moving to Streatham tend to be drawn to the Victorian and Edwardian terraced properties around the common. However, there are also a number of 1930s suburban terraces, semi detached family homes, and apartment blocks for young professionals. There are large semis and detached homes located just off of the High Road.
Flats to buy in Streatham tend to be upwards of £350,000, whilst terraced homes fall in the £500,000 to £600,000 bracket. For semis and detached family homes, do not be surprised to pay upwards of £750,000. But, remember, this is much more affordable than other areas of London.
There are many more family properties in Streatham than more central areas of London. 4 bed semis and detached homes are available to rent for prices upwards of £2500 pcm, with terraced properties around £1700 pcm, and there are many flats under £1000 pcm.
Properties for Sale in Streatham
Streatham, SW2 255 Hillcrest Dr
Classic 60’s ranch living. House has hardwood floors and hard coat plaster walls and ceilings...
Classic 60’s ranch living. House has hardwood floors and hard coat plaster walls and ceilings in good condition. Intimate backyard for private gatherings. Full basement...
Properties for Rent in Streatham
Amazing 2 Double Bedrooms flat for rent in Streatham High Hill. The porperty is located...
Amazing 2 Double Bedrooms flat for rent in Streatham High Hill. The porperty is located very near to the station. Great transport links to central...
Schools in Streatham
Streatham has a good variety of schools for all ages.
At primary level, Woodmansterne Primary and St Andrew’s Catholic Primary are well loved. Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic is a co-educational secondary school that specialises in maths and IT, while Dunraven School provides education to ages from primary to sixth form. Other local schools include, Henry Cavendish with one site in Balham and Julian’s Primary School serves families in both Streatham and nearby West Norwood.
Streatham Transport Links
Streatham expands over a large area. But, if you’re thinking of moving to the area, you need not worry. Although it does not have an underground station, it does boast three National Rail facilities. Streatham Common station can get commuters to Victoria in 18 minutes, and London Bridge in 30. Streatham serves London Bridge (25 minutes) as well as being on the Thameslink line to St Albans and Luton. Streatham Hill is just 17 minutes from Victoria and 40 from London Bridge.
Streatham has a newly built bus station and interchange. The area is extremely well served by bus with routes to many destinations, including the 50 to Croydon, 109 and 250 to Brixton, 333 to Elephant & Castle and the 133 to Liverpool Street. Those wanting a tube service can hop on either of the services to Brixton.