You’ve made the decision, you will relocate to London within a couple of months.
Beyond Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Street crowded atmosphere, take your time and discover the residential part of London. London housing is both typical and miscellaneous, what will be your dream property in London?

A typical Georgian house was built between 1714 and 1830. You can’t miss their typical square symetrical shape, proportioned according to fashionable classical design principles, and their flat front. They often have a paneled door, in the center if large and detached, to one side if they are terraced. Their small windows divided into 6 to 9 panels are also typical features. Some of the terraced t...

Delightful mews in London are streets originating from Georgian period, when row of stables with living quarters above were built behind rich people houses to shelter their horses and stablemen. They are now one of London’s most sought after locations to live in. Built around a paved yard, court or along a small street, they have been converted from stables to attractive houses or flats, often wit...

From late 19th Century, Victorian houses have been one of London’s symbol. Their main typical features are bay windows, Flemish brick bonding, sash windows, front porches. Inside they are appreciated for their high ceilings, original features such as marble or stone fireplaces, coloured floor tiles, stained glass. They offer also a front and a rear garden.[caption id="attachment_1339" align="ali...

The term Mansion block appeared in the late 1800s to describe blocks of purpose-built apartments. At this time, most housing was low-rise and terraced. In the opposite, the Mansion blocks residences represented an aspirational way of life to middle-class buyers. Mansion blocks took off in smart residential areas around Westminster and Kensington, becoming the must-have dwelling for any sophisticat...

Old cottages in London tend to have restricted height, sometimes with construction timber exposed. They were typically modest, workers semi-detached or terraced houses with only four basic rooms, two downstairs and two upstairs. Although subsequent modifications can create more spacious accommodation, their surface is limited.Best for…Couples without kids or small families with just one you...

There was a boom in house building during the 20’s and 30’s, when people wanted to own their own homes and new suburban developments appeared. 30’s houses were often built as pairs, each showing slight external differences such as different porches or timbering but with same internal layout.[caption id="attachment_1414" align="alignnone" width="620"] 1930 houses Willesden Green[/caption]Houses...

A usefull London housing market glossary to better understand Estate agents languageHouses glossaryA terraced house is part of a row of identical or mirror-image houses sharing side walls. An end of terraced is the last house of the row. Located at the street corner, it only shares one side wall with the neighbour. A semi-detached house shares one side wall with the neighbouring dwelling...