Knightsbridge Estate area guide to Belgravia, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. Belgravia’s leading estate agent for lettings and sales properties. Luxury Apartments, New Luxury Developments, Luxury Properties for sale and rent in Belgravia.
Belgravia’s luxury properties for sale and to let, by the Knightsbridge Estate local expert team.
A brief overview of Belgravia: Belgravia has two postcodes SW1X and SW1W and is located South of Hyde Park in South West London. A quintessentially British and picturesque neighbourhood in all of Prime Central London. Home to Eaton Square, London’s largest garden square and one of Britain's most expensive residential squares. Belgravia is celebrated for its regal architecture and known throughout the years as a prime spot for royalty, aristocrats and those of ultra-high net worth. Although embedded with a rich heritage, Belgravia continues to be revitalised with new luxury developments like The Peninsula and the successful regeneration of Eccleston Yards - a beautiful courtyard hosting wellness activities, independent boutiques and art exhibitions.
Properties in Belgravia- Belgravia, best known for its White Stucco facades, rustic black iron railings and impressive pillars is home to several of London’s most refined buildings with charming mews houses, grand townhouses pied d’tieere as well as modern penthouse apartments. Belgravia is a prime residential haven of discrete streets offering a sense of tranquillity and peacefulness in the heart of Prime Central London. Belgravia is home to London’s most exclusive, world-famous garden squares including Eaton Square, Chester Square, Belgrave Square and Wilton Crescent. Some houses in Belgravia are quantified as the most expensive homes globally with many costing up to £100 million with the aforementioned garden squares being some of the area's most desirable addresses as well as Lyall Street and Chesham place.
Schools Primary St Peter’s Eaton Square C of E School, Eaton House Belgravia (B), Hill House (M)
Secondary, More House School (G)
Shopping in Belgravia
Belgravia’s exceptional shopping streets include Elizabeth Street in the South with many of its buildings dating back to the 1860s. This historical and stunningly floral street is home to florists, wineries, boutique shops like NRBY, luxury day wear and perfume stores. In the north you will find Motcomb Street where the five-storey Nordic and Japanese hub featuring restaurants, lifestyle shops and a rooftop bar is located. Here you will find luxury fashion brands such as Christian Louboutin, elegantly crafted suits by Gio Genco and jeweller Carolina Bucci.
Food and Drink in Belgravia- Belgravia offers bars to gastropubs so there is something for your every mood. On Elizabeth street, The Thomas Cubitt is known for providing the very best of regional British produce, hosting a sensational list of boutique producers that offer over 30 wines by glass and over 70 bottles. For wine lovers, try a selection from their premium range any day of the week. For the best cocktails in London, head to Wilton Place where you will find The Berkeley. This globally recognised luxury 5 star hotel also offers single malts and vintage champagnes.
For those who crave a taste of the Cotswolds in Prime London, the iconic Daylesford organic farmshop can be found in Belgravia and stocks sustainable produce and offers healthy conscious breakfast and lunch menus. Peggy Porschen Bakery, a food fairytale is one of London’s most photographed spots with its instagrammable floral arches and beautiful, captivating pink facade. This globally recognised cake boutique is a must visit when exploring Belgravia and on the lookout for delicious, high quality, innovative cakes and confectioneries. Michelin star Gordon Ramsey’s restaurant Petrus offering modern french cuisine showcases the finest ingredients handcrafted by an exquisite team of expert chefs.
To be mentioned is the fine private dining experience in the exclusive Belgravia restaurant muse by Tom Aikens. Enjoy an incredible 8 course tasting menu by one of the UK’s most critically acclaimed British Chefs who still stands as the youngest chef to obtain two Michelin-stars.
History of Belgravia - During the Tudor period Belgravia was known as the Five Fields. Later in the early 19th century Richard Grosvenor the 2nd Marquess of Westminster alongside the direction of Thomas Cubitt, a large number of grand terraces surrounding Belgrave Square and Eaton Square were developed. Now, Belgravia, predominantly still owned and known as the Grosvenor Estate, is still owned by the Duke of Westminster’s Duke Grosvenor Group ensuring Belgravia's iconic exterior facades are regulated and impeccably maintained by residents.