Equity coming out of the posh Kensington and Chelsea postcodes is finding its way to neighbouring Fulham, where a fresh wave of riverside apartments and modern townhouses is attracting buyers searching for an "affordably prime" address on the more desirable north side of the Thames.
This drift across the border repeats a Seventies trend, when spillover demand from the royal borough triggered the first round of Fulham gentrification. In came young, middle-class professionals, displacing the area's older skilled workers, and within a few frantic years the face of Fulham was transformed. Now the area is changing again and, in Fulham, if your neighbours are not City bankers or lawyers, you are pretty unusual.Hurlingham Walk
, a scheme of 68 apartments, reinvents a traditional housing model — mansion flat living, albeit with a modern twist.
Built between the Thames, the famous polo playing Hurlingham Club and Parsons Green, the midrise, brick-façade blocks are set around landscaped courtyards and bring stylish apartments with full-height windows and doors opening on to large balconies with cast-iron balustrading. Porterage, 24-hour security and gated underground parking make up the package of benefits available to residents. Prices start at £650,000. Call St James on 020 8246 4199. Click here for more new homes news