Top Residential Sales: Q1-2017

20 The Vale, SW3 6AQ Chelsea || £24,200,000 || 7,962sqft || £3039psf The most expensive residential transaction of the year so far has been for a five story detached house, which was sold off-market for £24.2m in February. The red brick corner property was built between 1894 and 1916, and features a single-storey extension to the rear of […]

Chelsea Barracks Construction Works to Commence as Early as November

    Westminster Residents close by to the planned Chelsea Barracks scheme have been advised that construction works could start as soon as November this year on the site. There is no estimated completion date however and various planning permissions are still required with further consultation.   The scheme which is backed by a subsidiary […]

Prime Central London Property of the Week: 2,50 Cadogan Square

Flat two, 50 Cadogan Square is a super prime first floor flat lying on the western side of the extremely prestigious Cadogan Square in Knightsbridge, interior designed by a Candy and Candy. With a price tag of £7,500,000 (£4804/sqft),  the boutique apartment measures 1,561 square feet and features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and one reception […]

KKindex – Prime Central London Property Index from Khalil and Kane

The KKindex was developed by Khalil and Kane to track the average highest achieved sales prices for high specification, new build and unique properties on prime streets within a selection of prime areas in prime central London.  The KKindex began as an internal project in 2009 to assist in overcoming the challenge of finding comparable […]

Prime Central London Property of the Week : 1 Cheyne Gardens

1 Cheyne Gardens is a freehold family home offering an abundance of lateral living space in the heart of Chelsea. Perpendicular to the Cheyne Walk, which has housed famous residents from Keith Richards and Mick Jagger to former British Prime Minister David Lloyds George, 1 Cheyne Gardens was built in the early 18th century. Asking […]

£5,000 Per Week Rental for the Governor of the Bank of England

As Mark Carney prepares to take on the role of Governor of the Bank of England this summer he and his family are searching for a home in London. Despite being granted a housing allowance of £5,000 per week, Diana Carney has tweeted her discontent with the London housing market, suggesting that she and her […]

Confusing Property Market Signals

For the third consecutive month house prices in the UK have fallen according to intelligence group Hometrack.  The decrease in price comes as public interest weakens, with estate agents reporting a 2.9% decrease in the number of people registering with them during September, and an ever increasing number of new homes coming onto the market […]

Kylie Minogue Buys New House In London For £5 million

Kylie Minogue has been reported to have bought a new house in Chelsea just a few moments away from her old home. She reportedly had to drop the price of her old home by £500k to get an offer.  The flat, which has three bathrooms, was refurbished by renowned interior designers and developers Candy & […]

House Prices In Central West London Surpass Pre-Crisis Peaks

Housing prices in London have taken a serious hit since the credit crisis, but now are on the rise. Prices dropped over 15% year-on-year between 2008 and 2009, erasing three years of growth. However, investors and homeowners may be able to see a light at the end of the credit crisis tunnel. Average housing prices […]

Where To Live In London: Chelsea

Few, if any, places in London have the reputation for high quality housing quite like Chelsea. Nestled in the south end of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Chelsea is home to more of the rich and famous of London than bears mention. The zeitgeist of Chelsea may best be embodied by the iconic […]