Hot homes: in west London under £250,000

As Crossrail's much-anticipated rail service is set to offer west London residents speedy links into the city centre within five years, we take a property tour with a budget of £250,000 to find out what's on offer.
For some Londoners, it's simple: west is best. And more home buyers on a budget are looking ahead to 2018 when up to 10 shiny new Crossrail trains an hour will be speeding into the West End and the City from a revamped Ealing Broadway station - and from new-look platforms at Acton, Southall and West Ealing.

We take a property tour across west London with a budget of £250,000 to find stylish studios, gated flats with 24-hour concierge services and new-build apartments in handy locations - all for less than £250,000.

Ealing Common, W5
A studio room with a separate kitchen, within a converted Ewardian House in Fordhook Avenue, W5, close to Ealing Common Tube station (Piccadilly and District lines). Priced at £200,000.
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