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This picturesque neighborhood has a great town center and is popular with families.
Studio / 1 BR
51% Complete
1,285
2 Bedrooms
60% Complete
1,500
3 Bedrooms
72% Complete
1,800
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
2,500

Good For
  • Empty nesters / Retirees
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 96 Shops
  • 7 Fitness options
  • 81 Restaurants
  • 5 Grocery stores/markets
  • 3 Banks
  • 23 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

Blackheath has an average violent crime rate and an average property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Blackheath LIKE?

Blackheath possesses the traditional good looks and charm that many people think of when they first imagine living in London. Stunning Victorian and Georgian styles homes are found throughout the neighborhood, the open ground of the heath offers tons of outdoor space for activities, and the All Saints Church – perched on the edge of the heath – creates a scene right out of a painting.

This picturesque place is filled with professionals who want a quick commute to work without giving up style. It also has a high percentage of families. There is a real sense of community spirit here, and you are likely to see weekend activities attended by many residents. The Blackheath Society organizes events throughout the year and makes sure that everyone feels included.

There is quite the variety when it comes to homes here. You've got traditional apartments with 1-3 bedrooms which tend to be a little cheaper. Then there are standalone houses with 2-4 bedrooms that are nice and typically fit in with a modern aesthetic. Finally, large Victorian estates have tons of room both indoors and out, but come with a large price tag.

Blackheath sports a number of great pubs. You’ll never have to go far for a beer or hard cider. There are a lot of restaurants here as well, ranging from pizza to Indian to Argentinean to Sushi to delis. For entertainment, Blackheath Halls hosts a wide range of events each and every year and the O2 Arena is just ten minutes away.

The high street, the wonderfully named Tranquil Vale, has everything that you’ll need, including big name shops, independent retailers, bakers, grocery stores, and a butcher. Several excellent schools here cater to school-aged children. 

The major feature of the neighborhood, however, is definitely the heath. Community members take full advantage of it during nice weather and on a sunny day you'll see people picnicking and playing sports.

Blackheath is bordered on the north by Greenwich Park, on the east by Kidbrooke, on the south by Hither Green, and on the west by Lewisham.

 

Commute:
The City: 6.4 miles / 30-65 minutes by car / 30-40 minutes by transit
Canary Wharf: 5.7 miles / 25-55 minutes by car / 35-40 minutes by transit / 30 minutes by bike
Southwark: 5.6 miles / 25-55 minutes by car / 25-30 minutes by transit
Westminster: 7.4 miles / 35-75 minutes by car / 40-50 minutes by transit
Shoreditch: 7.7 miles / 40-75 minutes by car / 40-50 minutes by transit

Blackheath London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Blackheath LOCAL schools

1-6 YEARS
All Saints' Church of England Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
1-6 YEARS
Holy Family Catholic Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
1-6 YEARS
Invicta Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
John Ball Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
Kidbrooke Park Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community

 

Local Flavor   Blackheath Local Flavor

Zerodegrees
Zerodegrees 29-31 MONTPELIER VALE BLACKHEATH SE3 0TJ MAP
zerodegrees.co.uk

An outside terrace is bustling in the summer months and the internal space offers various settings including a mezzanine level which overlooks the brewery. 

Chapters
Chapters 43-45 MONTPELIER VALE BLACKHEATH SE3 0TJ MAP
chaptersblackheath.com

At Chapters we have blended the informality and bonhomie of continental cafe society with the culinary skills of an award-winning kitchen team. Join us and enjoy well-cooked, well-presented food at affordable prices.

Blackheath
Blackheath 10 BLACKHEATH VILLAGE LONDON SE3 9LE MAP

Big lawn perfect on a sunny day. 

Hare and Billet
Hare and Billet 1A HARE & BILLET ROAD LONDON SE3 0QJ MAP
hareandbillet.com

A place to enjoy all the things that are great about a real pub, conversation, food & drink and above all the atmosphere.

Princess of Wales
Princess of Wales 1A MONTPELIER ROW LONDON SE3 0RL MAP
princessofwalespub.co.uk

YOUR LOCAL PUB, PROUDLY SERVING SOME OF BLACKHEATH'S BEST PINTS, AWESOME FOOD AND OUR EXCELLENT SUNDAY ROASTS. COME AND JOIN US FOR OUR TUESDAY NIGHT QUIZ AND CHECK OUT OUR BEER GARDEN.

Photo Credits: Thanks to @Jude, @Koen Kas, @Julie Kertesz, @Akos Boruzs, @Judtree, @Ahmad Almunaia, @Steve Johnson, @freeformlondon, @Blackheath, @Hettie Alex, @Sarah Karmali, @Len Cruz, @Christine Jolley, @Malcolm Kyte, @Yuliya Kovaleva, @Giles Constatine for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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