Chelsea and Fulham are touted as being among London’s most desirable neighbourhoods, not just to live in but also for investment. The area is home to the famous King’s Road, which offers everything from quaint boutiques to amazing dining options. It’s a popular street that has come a long way from originally being used as the King of England’s private road until 1830. These highly revered West End postal codes are well known for their world-class educational institutions, shopping, dining, culture and nightlife; and they continue to attract those who are keen to invest in London property.
If you’ve always dreamt of a London lifestyle, or you want to enrol your children into the British educational system, take a look at this Chelsea Creek apartment development.
Great investment opportunity
UK developer St George (part of the Berkeley Group) is currently presenting an exclusive collection of luxury riverside apartments in Chelsea, ideally located on the north bank of the River Thames. The exclusive neighbourhood has consistently attracted investors and affluent residents due to its close proximity to the River Thames, and to the aforementioned King’s Road. There are many well-known Michelin restaurants, designer boutiques, tranquil green spaces, galleries and exhibitions to attract culture-lovers as well as well-heeled socialites and high-earning tenants.
What does this mean for you? In short, these are ideal conditions for those looking to invest in London properties for attractive returns.
Prime educational location and a community feel
Some of the best educational institutions in London are located in Chelsea and Fulham. With no shortage of nurseries, schools and universities, the educational offerings in the neighbourhood have helped secure the city’s reputation as a leading global centre for education. It’s no surprise that Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge chose to enrol their son Prince George at Thomas’s Battersea school located nearby.
Local events run throughout the year in the area, from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (the largest flower festival in the world), to Charles Dickens talks and teas, fashion shows at Chelsea Town Hall, and the annual Christmas tree-lighting tradition that runs the length of King’s Road.
Many of London’s best spots – and its hidden offerings – can be found within the coveted SW6 postal code.
Great amenities within reach (by foot or short taxi ride)
With its riverside setting, Chelsea Creek is located in the desirable Zone 2. Aside from the fashion hubs of King’s Road and the many top schools located within 20 minutes, shopping lovers can hit the town in Kensington, Knightsbridge and Mayfair, and visit popular department stores such as Harvey Nichols, Selfridges and the iconic Harrods department store.
With Imperial Wharf train station a stone’s throw away, legal, media and financial professionals are also attracted to the area, just adding to the appeal. Here are some other enticing facts:
- 4-minute walk to Imperial Wharf Station, used by 2 million passengers per year.
- 14-minute walk to Fulham Broadway tube station.
- 13 green spaces to enjoy.
- 7km of Thames riverside frontage.
- Outstanding educational options for primary, secondary and university.
- An exciting shopping district, including Harrods 2.6 miles away.
- Professional football clubs Chelsea and Fulham.
Set within a landscaped park and waterside setting, Chelsea Creek’s architects were inspired by Amsterdam and Copenhagen when they set out to design a European living concept. With its quiet canal waterway features, tree-lined promenades, beautifully designed bridges and a dockside plaza, it’s a place to enjoy European living in London. Residents have exclusive access to a cinema, residents’ lounge, wellness spa, fitness suite and 24-hour concierge. And, with over 16,000 square feet of commercial space, there’s no shortage of useful amenities nearby.
London Apartment choices
The latest phase of the Chelsea Creek development, called The Imperial, features a 30-storey landmark tower with stunning sweeping views of the city. You can select from a range of Manhattan (studio), 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom luxury apartments and penthouses.
The development makes full use of the city views and natural light, by featuring a balcony and floor-to-ceiling windows in each apartment. All apartments come with highly specified interior décor, including a shaker-style custom-designed kitchen, and upscale bathrooms featuring porcelain floor and wall tiles.
St George are part of the award-winning Berkeley Group, and are no strangers to building some of London’s most prestigious mixed-use developments. As London’s leading mixed-use developer and FTSE 100 company, the Berkeley Group has been credited with creating most of the skyline along central London’s riverside.
The Imperial at Chelsea Creek – Key Information
- Completion: Estimated September 2023
- Estimated Weekly Rental Returns: 1 Bed: £715 – £825; 2 Bed: £1430 – £2275; 3 Bed: £1850 – £7800; Penthouse: £22,000
- Service Charge: £5.50 per square foot
- Tenure: 999-year lease from 2010
- Parking Option: Additional £50,000 at the time of reservation
- Building Insurance: 10-year warranty
- 15% projected house price growth over the next 5 years.
- 18%+ increase to rental prices projected over the next 5 years.
1. £10,000 payable upon reservation.
2. 10% of purchase price (less reservation fee) payable upon exchange within 21 days.
3. Further 10% due 12 months after exchange of contracts.
4. Further 5% due as advance payment within 18 months of exchange of contracts.
5. Balance 75% due on completion.
New Phase Launch in Singapore
To learn more about The Imperial at Chelsea Creek, contact One Global Property Services:
(Estate Agent Licence No.: L3010793D
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