Things to do
You will never be short of things to do in Chiswick and the surrounding areas. Chiswick in particular has a fantastic High Street with a wide range of shops, boutiques, bars and restaurants and the varied delights of London’s West End are only a short tube ride away.
Chiswick is a commuter haven as well as being family friendly. There are plenty of green spaces and parks including Chiswick Common, Acton Green Common, Dukes Meadow and Chiswick House and Gardens. Chiswick also offers an active lifestyle for those that are into sports and fitness with a Virgin Active Health Club, various rowing clubs, tennis clubs, as well as Duke’s Meadows which has a golf course and driving range, dry ski slope, tennis courts and a gymnasium.
Chiswick was famously home to a number of historical notable people including Alexander Pope, novelist E. M. Forster, poet W. B. Yeats and painter Camille Pissarro. Today Chiswick is home to the rich and famous with some of its most notable residents including the actor Hugh Grant, TV presenter Kate Humble, film director Simon Curtis, actor Colin Firth and model Cara Delevingne.
Chiswick has several interesting landmarks which are rich in their history. Chiswick House dates back to the Jacobean era, it was previously an asylum, but today the house is a Grade I listed building maintained by English Heritage. Chiswick also has several churches each with their own story, the eldest, St Nicholas Church has pasts of its architecture which date back to the 15th Century.
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Transport links in and around Chiswick
If you are travelling via road, there is easy access to the M4 which will take you to Heathrow Airport and the M25. On the boarder of Chiswick you will find the start of the A460, North Circular, and the South Circular Road (A205). Chiswick is incredibly well connected meaning you can easily get to where you need to be.
Chiswick is served by Chiswick Park and Turnham Green Tube stations which give access to Central London and Heathrow airport. Chiswick Train Station offers direct links to Waterloo in less than half an hour. Overall there are three underground and two over-ground stations (falling across zones 2, 3 and 4).
Who lives in Chiswick?
Chiswick is primarily home to families, professional couples and corporate working professionals who are attracted by all that Chiswick has to offer.
With the current exciting developments under constructions at Chiswick Gate and 500 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick will potentially become a profitable area for buy-to-let investors. It is a strong location for lettings investments as the properties provide consistent rental values, good levels of demand and a constant supply of quality tenants.
The Property Market in Chiswick
Chiswick has an array of Victorian Cottages, large Edwardian homes and Georgian Riverside properties as well as a mixture of purpose built apartments and town houses.
Zoopla reports that the average price paid for property in Chiswick in the last twelve months is £975,496. The property market in Chiswick is growing stronger by the day due to the fantastic lifestyle that Chiswick offers its residents. The average rental price pcm is £2,432.