Chiswick is a very desirable residential and living area west of Hammersmith, north of the riverside. Its name originates from old English words and means “cheese farm”. It is a very popular and cosmopolitan area that is ideally located between Central London and out of town. As such, it is a great place to settle for families, couple and professionals.
Chiswick high street features absolutely everything you would ever need. You will supermarkets (both Sainsbury and Marks & Spencer), local stores (bakeries, dry cleaners and all types of convenience stores), pubs and restaurants. It is a popular destination for partygoers in the evening; however, you will find the high street fairly civilized compared to Central London. There are also several types of restaurants of restaurants to choose from.
Chiswick is conveniently located next to the M5 and is very practical for professionals heading outside London by car. Commuting to Central London takes a little longer as the two tube stations Turnham Green & Chiswick Park, are on the district line.
Chiswick boasts stylish mansions, detached or terraced houses of all sizes. Rents in Chiswick are above average. However, you will find lower rents if you are ready to be a short bus ride from the tube.
Borough: London borough of Hounslow
Nearest underground station: Turnham Green and Chiswick Park (district line)