The Elizabeth Line (originally known as Crossrail) has officially launched, making travelling between the far corners of East and West all the more easier and efficient. Being near a tube has always appealed to those prospective London buyers – it’s always been about location, location, location – and the new tube line has just widened the search area. So here’s how to bag yourself a prime position on London’s newest tube line, as we’ve rounded up the best properties on the Elizabeth Line.
The Best Properties on the Elizabeth Line on the Market Right Now
The Warren, Caversham, Reading
Set in a delightful riverside setting, this property offers modern luxury in abundance and endless entertaining opportunities. There’s the large open plan area fit with living space, dining area and bar, a stunning kitchen with huge island, incredible circular wine cellar, a cinema room, a plethora of terraces for alfresco opportunities, pool and hot tub. And if you can manage to drag yourself away, head down to the bottom of the garden and set sail for a peaceful trip down the river. Available through Fine & Country for £4,500,000.
Ray Park Avenue, Maidenhead, Berkshire
This home feels bright and spacious throughout, with grand well-proportioned rooms and tasteful interiors. It’s designed to complement the sunshine. Vaulted ceiling windows flood the ground floor with light, and the garden is set up for soaking up the sun, whether that’s through alfresco dinners, casual drinks or devouring a book solo. Available through Savills for £1,575,000.
Oaklands Road, Hanwell, London
This bright and well-presented family home sits in Hanwell, a suburb in the western corner of London. There’s three double bedrooms, two reception rooms and a sizeable garden complete with a patio for alfresco entertaining. With great schools, good amenities and now crossrail just a stone’s throw away, it’s an ideal home for any young family. Available through Robertson Smith and Kempson for £875,000.
Conduit Mews, Paddington, London
Tucked away on a cobbled mews in Paddington, sits this four bed house boasting colourful and characterful interiors and a pretty garden out back. It might look small on the outside, but there are four bedrooms, four bathrooms and the kitchen and living room are both large. Available through Knight Frank for £3,800,000.
5. Bond Street
South Molton Street, Mayfair, London
Located in the heart of Mayfair, this apartment sits just seconds away from Bond street station and Oxford Street. Inside, it’s characterised by sleek and modern luxury with generous proportions and high ceilings. There’s a stunning principal bedroom suite with dressing room, bathroom and private roof terrace, as well as two further bedrooms, reception/kitchen/dining area and a conservatory with a retractable roof. Available through Knight Frank for £4,250,000.
6. Tottenham Court Road
101 on Cleveland, Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia, London
Those after New York-style loft living in the centre of London, look no further. Situated in fashionable Fitzrovia, 101 on Cleveland offers stylish apartments, ranging from one to three bedrooms, in one of London’s most culturally desirable hubs – particularly now it’s on the Elizabeth Line. Plus, you’ll have access to hotel-style amenities like the private dining room, screening room and business suite. Available through 101 on Cleveland, POA.
Walden Street, Whitechapel, London
Situated in the heart of the East End, this Georgian property offers chic living in a trendy party of London. The house is characterised by original features and blue themed interiors, there’s three bedrooms and a south-facing courtyard out back. Available through Knight Frank for £1,500,000.
8. Canary wharf
West India Dock Road, Canary Wharf, E14, London
These one and two-bedroom apartments offer the best of city living. Located in the vibrant area of Canary Wharf, you’ll have all its shops, restaurants and other amenities within easy reach. After a long day (or night) out, head back and relax, while enjoying stunning city views through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Available through Residential JLL, from £520,000.
9. Gidea Park
Heaton Grange Road, Gidea Park, Romford
Positioned on the highly popular Gidea Park exhibition estate, this property would make an ideal family home. The rooms are spacious and characterful, with four sizeable bedrooms, a big sociable kitchen and a pretty garden complete with weeping willows, a swimming pool and a self-contained annex. Available through William H Brown for £1,500,000.