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The Buying Agent Insider Guide
Synonymous with the All England Tennis Club in its midst, Wimbledon is about so much more than being the centre of the sporting world for two weeks in high summer, important though the iconic tennis tournament is in cementing ‘SW19’ a desirable postcode in the public consciousness!
A truly green suburb of the capital and yet just a 20-minute Tube hop into the city, it is little wonder that Wimbledon remains a landmark destination for those who want big city living but with a village-style feel.
Leafy lanes lay home to some amazing properties and there is a fabulous mix of flats and apartments to choose from too, many with wonderful views over the parks and public spaces which give this area its unique appeal. It is highly desirable as both a commuter spot and a place to forget all about the travails of work and simply relax.
What a property buying agent can purchase
· £1m buys: A 1930s spacious, four-bedroom end terrace house, in a sought after location, close to Tube station.
· £3m buys: A six-bedroom semi detached house, with enclosed flat, or seven-bedroom detached house on the outskirts.
· £5m buys: A six-bedroom detached house, with good garden, or five-bedroom detached house with ½ an acre.
· £6.75m buys: A six-bedroom detached house, with 6,000 square feet of living space in Wimbledon Village.
Best hotels in Wimbledon
Hotel du Vin (https://www.hotelduvin.com/locations/wimbledon) is a chain which doesn’t feel like a chain, making the most of the elegant building it residens in to offer a luxury stay and great dining options. The Dog and Fox (https://www.dogandfoxwimbledon.co.uk) is a lively spot on the corner of a busy street with well-appointed rooms and a varied menu to dine from. The Antoinette (https://www.antoinettehotel.com) is the largest independently owned hotel in Wimbledon and offers a good standard of accommodation.
Best restaurants in Wimbledon
The White Onion (http://www.thewhiteonion.co.uk) offers modern, inventive French cuisine at the heart of Wimbledon village. Ambience (http://www.ambiencerestaurant.co.uk) is renowned for its Mediterranean menus and relaxed atmosphere. The Ivy Café https://theivycafewimbledon.com) brings the brand synonymous with fine central London dining with the same opulent and elegant surroundings one would expect from them.
Best schools in Wimbledon
Wimbledon High School (www.wimbledonhigh.gdst.net) is a mainstream independent school for girls aged 11-18 with a linked junior school. It has a reputation for building girls’ confidence and abilities in tandem. King’s College School (www.kcs.org.uk) educates boys from 11-18 and girls from 16-18. It is proud of offering a curriculum which is both deep and broad,
Buying Agents Wimbledon Fact
The Wimbledon tennis tournament, the oldest in the world, having been in existence since 1877, was originally based off Worple Road, but it moved to its current location Church Road in 1922.
How to get to Wimbledon from central London
Train: 25 minutes tube travel to central London
Car: 45 minutes to central London