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Living in Streatham Hill 

Streatham Hill lies to the north of Streatham and shares the Brixton SW2 postcode. It is the more expensive of the two areas although it is still more affordable than Clapham. Located between Clapham to the west and East Dulwich to the east, it is often referred to as The Clapham Overflow. Streatham Hill is currently benefitting from young families and professionals out priced by the surrounding areas but still wanting to live close by. With its spacious properties and strong sense of community, it is fast becoming a popular and sought-after location.

Property in Streatham Hill

A wide range of property types and architectural styles can be found in Streatham Hill for a wide range of budgets. Whether you prefer modern flats and apartment buildings or Victorian/Edwardian houses and conversion flats you are sure to find something to your taste. Popular areas in Streatham Hill include Thornton and Telford Avenue. The Leigham Court Estate or “ABCD” Estate named after its avenues - Amesbury, Barcombe, Cricklade and Downton – was developed from 1891 and is now a conservation area that offers red brick terrace houses and maisonettes of historical and architectural importance.

Local Amenities in Streatham Hill

The small but popular Palace Road Nature Garden and Hillside Gardens provide access to nearby green space. A little further afield but still within walking distance, Streatham Common offers a far larger open space with woodland, picnic areas and a formal ornamental garden. 

There are some great restaurants in Streatham Hill and food is somewhat of a passion in the area with the annual Streatham Food Festival. The 2013 winner of the festival’s Food Tour competition was llili on Streatham Hill, a Lebanese restaurant that serves up fresh and attractive dishes. If you are looking for something more traditional, Kennedy’s on Leigham Court Road is a fish and chips shop that comes highly recommended. The Perfect Blend on the High Road is a popular licensed café, bar and restaurant that offers a wide range of dishes and also serves excellent breakfasts. 

The main shops in Streatham Hill are found on Streatham High Road and include mostly independent stores and retailers. The Streatham Hub to the south offers a new Tesco Extra supermarket. For those in search of the popular high street clothes stores and chains, a wide range of these can be found in neighbouring Brixton.

Transport in Streatham

Streatham Hill has its own railway station that provides regular service into Central London in less than 30 minutes. Nearby Streatham Hill and Streatham railway stations also provide great access to the City. The nearest tube stations can be found in Balham (Northern Line) or Brixton (Victoria Line). 

Streatham Hill is well served by numerous bus routes that include the 50 (to Croydon), the 57 (to Clapham Park), the 59 (to Kings Cross Station), the 109 (to Brixton), the 133 (to Liverpool Street), the 159 (to Marble Arch), the 333 (to Elephant & Castle Station) and the 319 (to Sloane Square). There are also three regular night buses - the N109 from Oxford Street, the N133 from Liverpool Street and the N137 from Oxford Circus.

Estate Agents in Streatham Hill

As one of the leading Streatham Hill estate agents, Beresford Residential offers a wide selection of property for sale in Streatham Hill, ranging from studio apartments to family homes. We are also proud to be one of the few fully regulated Streatham Hill Letting Agents and have a wide portfolio of property to rent in Streatham Hill and the surrounding areas.