World renowned for giving its name to the Greenwich Meridian line and GMT, there’s a whole host of reasons why Greenwich is one of the most popular regions of London for Tourists and Residents alike.
Greenwich is steeped in more culture and history than almost anywhere else in London. From a bustling centre of Maritime commerce to the home of the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, 02 Arena and the ever-popular Greenwich Village – Greenwich has long been a favourite for those looking to buy property within reach of the City, whilst avoiding the hustle and bustle of day-to-day London life.
If you are an astrology or maritime aficionado then Greenwich is a must see when considering your next property. The planetarium and royal observatory are a delightful insight into what lies beyond our solar system, whilst the Cutty Sark and Maritime Museum offer up a wealth of sea-faring knowledge.
For residents of Greenwich, Greenwich Park offers a beautiful retreat from working life, with Deer, rose-gardens and a large children’s play area, the land has been enclosed for 500 years (initially by Henry VIII for the purposes of hunting Deer) and is as beautiful today as it has ever been.
For those commuting into the City, Greenwich station connects to both the DLR and Southeastern railway, offering a quick and easy commute to Canary Wharf London Bridge and Bank, with City Airport in the other direction for those frequent flyers. North Greenwich station, which sits in the curve of the Thames, connects commuters to London Bridge via the Jubilee Line and is right next to the O2 arena and Blackwall Tunnel.
Greenwich Village itself is a picturesque residential area boasting a wide-range of shops, cafes and restaurants, with weekly events such as the Clocktower Market and Greenwich Market providing fun shopping alternatives. With Greenwich University close-by many Landlords have found property in and around Greenwich to be a shrew investment due to the yearly influx of students. Meanwhile the relative abundance of greenery has attracted many house-hunters to Greenwich when looking to buy or rent in East London.
We have only touched upon the vast array of entertainments that Greenwich has to offer. If you like the sound of Greenwich or would like some information on developments or property available in the area, please do not hesitate to contact our expert sales and lettings team to discuss your options.
Tel: 0203 7637 123