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Chiswick Property Guide

With its charming combination of old world appeal and modern chic, our Chiswick estate agents agree that the region presents some of the finest prospects for potential property owners in West London.

Chiswick Property on the River

Known for its cultural flair and diverse population, it has something to offer everyone. Packed with independent shops, organic cafes and delis, it's villagey vibe and proximity to the river and Central London, make Chiswick a popular choice for the discerning buyer.

  • 'Chiswick' has evolved from the Anglo-Saxon Ceswican, meaning "Cheese Farm", first recorded approximately 1000 years ago.
  • It began as a settlement of farms, fishing, and other trades before playing a pivotal role in the Civil War, afterwards becoming a major player in the shipping industry in the 1800s.
  • Despite being the target of several raids in WWII, it has since recovered and flourished into a vibrant community with its own respective industries and is one of the most popular areas of West London today.

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Living in Chiswick

  • Great connections to Central London locations.
  • A culturally rich region, attracting many promising new projects.
  • A quick commute to Hyde Park, Battersea, and other popular destinations.
  • Several theatres, churches, and historic buildings including the renowned Chiswick House.
  • Great sports venues, particularly for field and water-related sports.

Chiswick Property near Cafe Rouge

Chiswick property offers a variety of options for buyers, ranging from Palladian and Neoclassical styles to industrial and contemporary cool. Several period buildings have been renovated into classy modern terraced flats, while newer projects have also been underway.

Main areas for real estate include Chiswick Homefields, Chiswick Riverside, and Turnham Green, offering several attractive options for potential buyers. Its distinct combination is definitive of London's ever evolving urban style, while maintaining its traditional charm.

Council Tax

Though it may slightly vary between Ealing and Hounslow areas, Chiswick council tax generally starts at around £900 for band A and goes up to around £2700 for band H.

Schools in Chiswick

With a wide variety of state-funded and independent schools in the region, Chiswick is also home to esteemed institutions which have garnered excellent results in recent GCSEs, particularly the Chiswick School. It also includes specialized schools such as the acclaimed Ravenscourt Theatre School catering to ages 4 to 16, making Chiswick London a great choice for drama lovers.

Chiswick Houses for sale

Chiswick W4 appeals to a variety of buyers, from young professionals and families, to people with a fascination for history and culture as well as a convenient commuting point. It’s home to several notable figures, including: William Hogarth, Alexander Pope, Helen Mirren, Hugh Grant and several others.

Chiswick's newer buyers are generally professionals seeking their first or second property as well as families hoping to enjoy the cultural allure of the area. Its ideal location means that residents can still thrive on London's festive atmosphere as well as enjoy the diversity of neighboring areas.

Chiswick boasts some of London's most historic locales, so culture connoisseurs will adore a visit to Hogarth House, Chiswick House, and several other charming locations. Lovers of good food and drink can satiate their taste buds at a variety of pubs and restaurants throughout the area like the Mawson Arms, the Old Packhorse, the Griffin Brewery or, while away a few hours at one of the many new waterside gastro pubs dotted along the river.

Chiswick is also home to many picturesque churches, parks and gardens like Dukes Meadows, which features a football pitch and is home to rugby, rowing, and golf clubs as well as a children's water play area. Chiswick Common is the sports headquarters with the Rocks Lane Multi Sports Centre, home to several facilities, and numerous points for boating on the river.

Chiswick Transport Links

Of all the great advantages of living in West London, one of Chiswick's prime benefits is its close proximity to the Central London area and all its attractions. As well as being on several major bus routes, it has tube stations include Stamford Brook, Turnham Green, Chiswick Park and Gunnersbury on the Piccadilly and District Lines which means a skip away from Kensington Park and other popular locales as well as easy access to the National Rail Service. It is also a convenient distance from Heathrow Airport and major motorways, making it ideal for weekend holiday goers.


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