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Upscale, attractive, and vibrant.
Studio / 1 BR
33% Complete
2 Bedrooms
43% Complete
3 Bedrooms
58% Complete
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Empty nesters / Retirees
  • Families
  • Professionals
  • Singles


What's around
  • 127 Shops
  • 25 Fitness options
  • 81 Restaurants
  • 16 Grocery stores/markets
  • 7 Banks
  • 25 Nightlife options




West Hampstead has an average violent crime rate and an above average property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN West Hampstead LIKE?

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West Hampstead is a thriving, friendly, tightknit community that creates loyal fans out of its residents thanks to the great lifestyle it offers. Many locals have been here for decades. Part of this loytalty is driven by the huge selection of cafes, pubs, restaurants, and shopping options. And the other part the strong community vibe here. is well connected to every other one around it.You've also got cinemas, libraries, and other diversions to fill your days. 

This is a great neighborhood for families, with tons of activities geared towards kids. The local library often hosts events for children. There are good schools in the area as well.

The homes are on impressive blocks of tree-lined streets with wide sidewalks for pushing a stroller or walking a dog. There's a mix of stately brick terraced homes, detached homes, and some mansions that attract the wealthy. 

As mentioned, there are plenty of amenities here. A weekly Saturday farmers market is a popular place to pick up fresh produce or a bite to eat. There's a nearby cinema, fitness center, a number of independent boutiques, music venues, and a neighborhood butcher. 

West Hampstead is bordered on the north by Hampstead, on the east by Belsize Park, on the south by South Hampstead, and on the west by Willesden Green.


The City: 6.3 miles / 30-60 minutes by car / 30 minutes by transit
Canary Wharf: 9.7 miles / 35-80 minutes by car / 40 minutes by transit
Southwark: 7.9 miles / 35-75 minutes by car / 30 minutes by transit
Westminster: 4.9 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 25-30 minutes by transit / 30 minutes by bike
Shoreditch: 6.2 miles / 25-60 minutes by car / 30-40 minutes by transit  

West Hampstead London Neighborhood Photo


Local Flavor   West Hampstead LOCAL schools

Beckford Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
Carlton Vale Infant School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
Christ Church CofE Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
Emmanuel Church of England Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
Granville Plus Nursery School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Nursery
School Type:Nursery


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