At it's best:

  • Excellent family area because of parks (Holland Park and Kensington Gardens)
  • Very high end concierge developments, and good quality mansion flats
  • Houses often slightly larger than in Chelsea
  • Some of the most prestigious houses in London
  • Extensive variety of convenient shops on the High Street
  • HIGHLIGHTS: Kensington Palace Gardens; Thornwood and Academy Gardens

At it's worst:

  • Kensington High Street is useful but not high end
  • Not as central as Mayfair and Knightsbridge

General Price Guide:

  • Flats: £1200 p/sq ft - £3000 p/sq ft
  • Houses: £1500 p/sq ft - £3000 p/sq ft