Most tenants are young professionals either working locally or commuting to central London. One-bedroom flats rent for around £1,000 a month and two-bedroom flats for between £1,200 and £1,300 a month.
The most expensive rental property on offer currently in Wanstead is a six-bedroom semi-detached Edwardian house on Blake Hall Road, on the market for £6,500 a month through estate agent Keatons.
More typical of the area is a one-bedroom flat in Eagle Court, Hermon Hill, on the market for £1,000 a month through Churchill Estates (020 3324 6578).
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