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Area Guide by Estate Agents in Belgravia SW1

A peaceful and elegant neighbourhood

Belgravia SW1 Area Guide: With elegant wide avenues, sweeping streets, cobbled mews and fine landscaped garden squares, Belgravia is an exclusive, expensive and fashionable central London address. Close to Buckingham Palace and a stone’s throw from Knightsbridge, this gracious area is steeped in history and is dominated by the Grosvenor Estate, owned by the Duke of Westminster. It has an intrinsic ambience making it a highly desirable and unique place to live.

The neighbourhood is home to many wealthy individuals and families, as well as diplomats and business leaders, due to the high-end properties and prestigious schools in the area. Additionally, it is also popular among international buyers, particularly those from the Middle East and Asia.

Belgravia also has a relatively high population of older residents, as well as a significant number of professionals, particularly in the finance, legal, and property sectors.


Getting around is a breeze, thanks to the area's excellent public transport links. It is served by three London Underground stations: Victoria, Sloane Square and Knightsbridge, all of which are on the Circle and District lines, and the Piccadilly line. Victoria station is also a major transport hub, providing connections to the Victoria, Circle and District lines, as well as National Rail and bus services.

Belgravia is also well-connected by bus, with several bus routes running to and from central London and other parts of the city, making it easy to get around. 


Belgravia has many including high-end shops, restaurants, and cafes.
 Elizabeth Street is a must-visit for those who love independent boutiques, and Motcomb Street is perfect for designer shopping. For those who love the outdoors, Belgravia offers several parks, including Hyde Park and Green Park, which provide lovely green spaces for residents to enjoy.


Families with children will be pleased to know that Belgravia has some of London's most prestigious schools. 

For primary education, one of the notable schools is Eaton House Belgravia, a well-established independent school for boys and girls aged 4 to 11. Another primary school option is the Christ Church Primary school, a state-funded Church of England school.

For secondary education, one of the notable schools is Eaton House The Manor, which is a well-established independent school for boys aged 11 to 18. Another secondary school option is the Francis Holland School, a selective independent day school for girls aged 11 to 18.

Belgravia is also home to several international schools, such as the American School in London, which is an independent co-educational school that provides an American-style education for students aged 3 to 18.


Properties here are among the most expensive in London, and for a good reason. The area is known for its grand terraced houses and white stucco buildings, many of which have been converted into luxury apartments. Prices for properties can range from several million pounds for a one-bedroom apartment to tens of millions for a large family home.

In conclusion, Belgravia is a unique and exclusive area in the heart of London that offers residents a blend of historical architecture, top-notch amenities, and proximity to some of the city's best schools and parks. It's no wonder it's considered one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in the city.

Circa London is an independent sales and lettings agent in Belgravia and the surrounding areas of prime central London.   If you're thinking about selling, or letting or are just curious, we'd be happy to value your property and share our expertise to help you plan for your property's future.

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