Southfields, close to Wimbledon, is an entirely residential area popular with families who want good-size houses in quiet roads. Cambium, above, offers modern, eco-friendly new-build townhouses designed around an oak tree reputedly planted by renowned 18th-century landscape architect Capability Brown.
The scheme includes an urban meadow and children’s play area. Some houses have rooftop gardens and garages. Prices from £1.14 million. Call Lendlease on 020 3817 7000.