East London is one of the best areas to live in the Capital. The renaissance and urban regeneration of the area over the last 20 years is nothing short of amazing.
Here at Peach Properties we have got to know the ins and outs of East London property market and let you in on our insights and share the six of the most desired areas of East London
This Hackney borough has been on the up for a few years now and it doesn’t seem in risk of stopping either. Bursting with a wide range of restaurants, cafes and trendy bars, Dalston has become a destination for young creatives, hipsters and urban professionals alike.
With its great transport links with two stations, Dalston Kingsland and Dalston Junction, both served by London Overground this easily accessible and buzzing area comes with an average house price of £ 830,000 for a three bedroom house.
Bow is historically the heart of London’s East End with those being born within the sound of ‘Bow Bells’ considered to be true Cockneys. In modern times Bow is a thriving, and vibrant area with many outdoor places to enjoy. Park’s like Victoria Park give you an excellent place to ride, jog or simply walk. Roman Road market is a wonderfully traditional place to get anything and everything, whilst Westfield Stratford City is just a 10 minute drive away giving you even more access to shops and restaurants and its one of the more affordable East London pockets with the average house price sitting at £598,660 for a 3 bedroom house.
Just five miles from the centre of London is Stoke Newington, a bustling Hackney borough.
Stoke Newington is a special place with much of the energy of the area centring around Church Street. Here you’ll find many independent restaurants, bars, book shops and vintage shops. This very family friendly area also boasts Clissold Park, a beautiful and large space with tennis courts, a café, sports fields and children’s playground, making it an excellent place for young families or those looking to have children. An average 3 bedroom house comes in at £765,000.
London’s Docklands are a legacy of the trading power of the British Empire and have undergone massive regeneration since the 1980s after a slow decline after WWII.
With beautiful sights of the city and excellent transport links via DLR, Docklands is becoming popular with young professionals as this area continues to develop. With many old factories and warehouses being turned into premium flats, it’s well worth looking into this area although it comes with a price tag as the average house price for a 3 bedroom house is £996,500
Steeped in classic East End history, this diverse hub of London is set to see more and more regeneration in the coming years. Just under 3.5 miles away from Charing Cross, Whitechapel has a buzzing street market, an impressive art gallery and is also home to the Royal London Hospital Museum, making it a culturally stimulating area to live.
If you thought Whitechapel was no more than Jack The Ripper, think again, sitting a stone’s throw away from Brick lane and great transport routes this popular area has an average house price of £740,850 for a three bedroom house.
Walthamstow is now a popular, and often more affordable choice for those looking to live in East London. Situated at the top end of the Victoria line, Walthamstow is well serviced by Tube, overground rail and bus making it perfect for commuters who work in central London.
The centre of Walthamstow provides you with all the high street shops you know and love.
One of the lesser known and beautiful things about this area is the village. Walthamstow Village centres around Orford Road which features some great independent restaurants, tapas bars and gastro pubs.
The average price of a three bedroom house is around £625,000
If you would like to learn more about the property market in East London, our experts have spent years getting to know they market so they can offer you insiders advice on where you find the best home and get the best of your money. Contact our agents on 0207 739 6969 to get advice on the East London area right for you.