Solidly fashionable parts of north-west London such as Hampstead and Belsize Park have had a lower profile in recent years, with the regeneration spotlight shining on the old East End and south of the river. Now, however, The Lexington, pictured, with a modern mansion block, courtyard flats and mews houses, is grabbing attention. Extras include attractively landscaped communal space, concierge and underground parking. Prices from £455,000. Call Glentree Estates on 0845 6060765.
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