Welcome to Harrods Estates Knightsbridge Office
Knightsbridge is one of the world's most prestigious locations and boasts a wealth of top-end properties. It's one of the most expensive areas in the capital and most properties will sell for seven-figure sums. Recent sales include a former embassy and eternally in demand are the mews houses behind Sloane Street, which offer a characterful alternative to penthouses or apartments.
Knightsbridge itself is a road that lends its name to the exclusive and affluent district that lies west of central London. The road runs along Hyde Park's south side and west towards the City of Westminster, Chelsea and the Royal Borough of Kensington. The boundaries of Knightsbridge are immediately around the road, and from Sloane Street up to the Pont Street junction and Brompton Road up to Beauchamp Place.
The area is synonymous with luxury shopping and, of course, Harrods. Sloane Square is the place to go for couture boutiques and world-class restaurants. Hyde Park offers glorious scenery and many of the luxury properties come with secluded parks which are only accessible to residents.
Popular activities and destinations in Kensington include walking in Hyde Park and around the banks of the Serpentine, the cafes on Edgware Road, boutique shopping and spas. The area is also a seat of learning and academia, with the Natural History Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum both located on Cromwell Road. Imperial College London, one of the world’s leading universities and scientific institutes, is located next to the Science Museum on Exhibition Road.
In terms of residential property, the area is 80% flats and 20% houses. Knightsbridge is also home to some of London's most prestigious schools, including More House School, Hill House School, Gems Hampshire School, Sussex House School and Knightsbridge School. Sixth-form colleges include Abbey College, the London Oratory, Queen's Gate School, More House School, Lycée Francais Charles de Gaulle and Francis Holland School.
The area attracts considerable foreign investment, with many oil billionaires from the Gulf states heading to London for the summer. More than 100 billionaire families from Saudi Arabia keep second homes in Knightsbridge. Famous residents past and present include Andrew Lloyd Webber, Margaret Thatcher and the largest of London's landlords, the Duke of Westminster. Popular addresses include Eaton Square, Trevor Square, Egerton Crescent, Chester Square and Egerton Gardens