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A quiet spot with great views of the City.
Studio / 1 BR
26% Complete
1,075
2 Bedrooms
34% Complete
1,400
3 Bedrooms
38% Complete
1,550
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
4,117

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Families
  • Nature lovers
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 6 Nightlife options
  • 0 Fitness options
  • 9 Restaurants
  • 6 Shops
  • 1 Schools
  • 0 Grocery stores/markets
  • 0 Banks

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYPoor
Safety

Gipsy Hill has an above average violent crime rate and an average property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Gipsy Hill LIKE?

Gipsy Hill has some of the best views you will find in the City thanks to its location on a, er...hill. This isn't one of London's better known neighborhoods, but its slopes offer a great lifestyle. 

Filled mostly with professional couples and families, this is a friendly community where neighbors get to know each other.  

Most of the homes here are Victorian style properties that have been restored to their original beauty and are great for families. A few of these grand homes have been divided into apartments. For singles, couples, or smaller families, there are cottages and Edwardian homes that have 1-2 bedrooms. And finally, newer construction offers a good choice of smaller apartments.

There's not much happening here, but you do have a ton of choices for pubs, bars, restaurants, grocery stores, and stores nearby in an area called “the Triangle.” Coffee lovers will be happy with the Brown and Green Café, which has been a local favorite for years.

And if you're an outdoors person or love fishing, you might want to check out the nearby South Norwood Lake and Grounds where you can fish or go sailing.

Gipsy Hill is bordered on the west and north by West Norwood, on the east by Sydenham, and on the south by Crystal Palace

 

Commute:
The City: 7 miles / 35-75 minutes by car / 40-45 minutes by transit 
Canary Wharf: 9.7 miles / 40-65 minutes by car / 45-50 minutes by transit
Southwark: 6.7 miles / 30-55 minutes by car / 35-40 minutes by transit
Westminster: 6.5 miles / 30-60 minutes by car / 35-50 minutes by transit
Shoreditch: 8.3 miles / 45-90 minutes by car / 50-60 minutes by transit

Gipsy Hill London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Gipsy Hill LOCAL schools

1-6 YEARS
All Saints CofE Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
1-6 YEARS
Downsview Primary and Nursery School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
Elm Wood School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
Julian's School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Foundation
1-6 YEARS
Kingswood Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community

 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @Emily Harrington, @Shama, @Fabrizio Grasso, @Hook, @Min-Min Teh, @Jill Tsai, @Ewan Munro, @Maggie Jones, @andy hebden, @Colleen Bulfin, @Monica, @Ewan Munro, @Tony Walmsley, @Doilum, @Will Faichnery, @Taran Blyth for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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