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Holland Park: All you need to know about buying property.

by Katie Black Katie Black, author of this post , Saturday 18 November 2023

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For those seeking luxury homes for sale in West London, Holland Park shines out as an exceptional choice of location. Holland Park, London W14, is a hidden gem offering a unique blend of natural green spaces, cultural richness, and exclusive, architecturally designed homes.
  
Is Holland Park Exclusive?
Surrounding the western, northern and southern fringes of Holland Park itself, this is definitely an exclusive area of west London. There are some truly outstanding London houses, which are popular with both local and international families. Several high-profile celebrities reside here, co-existing alongside the international embassies. 

Holland Park
Why Is Holland Park Famous?
Through the centuries many famous creatives have lived in Holland Park. During the Victorian period Holland Park became the home of the ‘Holland Park Circle’, a group of artists including Frederic Leighton, whose house is now open to the public.
 
Local Property In Holland Park
The residential architecture in Holland Park is a harmonious blend of Victorian and Edwardian townhouses, garden squares, and modern luxury apartments. This diversity caters to many tastes, ensuring there's a home for every discerning buyer.
 
Looking more closely at houses for sale in Holland Park, buyers are drawn to the density of period homes, easy access to public parks, fitness and wellness activities, and an immersive cultural calendar. Best-in-class homes are highly sought after, meaning estate agents in Holland Park will certainly handle discreet off-market sales each year.  
 
Is It Expensive To Live In Holland Park?
Holland Park house prices reflect this top tier real estate location. Average house prices have surpassed circa £2.8 million in the last year. A recent 2023 apartment sale in Holland Park was listed at £8 million. 
 
Ilchester Place is ranked as one of the most expensive roads to buy property in across London. The most popular roads in the Holland Park area include Holland Park, Abbotsbury Road, Addison Road, Princedale Road, Portland Road, Phillimore Gardens and Addison Avenue.
 
Historically, the area was developed from rural property in the mid-1800s drawing inspiration from Nash. Houses were given generous proportions and situated on wide, tree-lined streets and pavements. There are also Italianate villas, today often divided into apartments, as well as terraced houses and mews houses, ideal for family living.

Sold Property In The Holland Park Area
YOUhome has built a successful track record as an expert estate agent in Holland Park. Notable sales include properties in Phillimore Gardens, St, James’s Gardens and Royal Crescent Mews. Visit our current properties for sale in Holland Park here

Apartment for sale in Holland Park
 
Local Resident Amenities And Things To Do
Holland Park encompasses the beautiful public park, the Japanese Kyoto Garden and the Holland Park Lawn Tennis Club. The park is a cultural destination hosting opera festivals - Opera Holland Park -  each summer. 

The nearby Design Museum and Leighton House Museum add to the neighbourhood’s cultural allure, providing residents with an evolving source of artistic experiences. 
 
Residents also enjoy a range of high-end boutique shopping, gourmet restaurants, and local cafes. Julie's Holland Park is set to reopen in Spring 2024. Holland Park Avenue is home to perhaps the most well-known butcher in London, Lidgates. The landmark Westfield London shopping centre is also just a stone's throw away.

Holland Park has its own tube station, on the Central Line, offering swift access to the City. 

Thinking of buying a property in Holland Park?
Property across the Holland Park area falls into the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Borough. Contact us if you would like to discuss living in Holland Park, we would be delighted to guide you with our expert local market knowledge.