: The Marlborough
: The Village
Car: not necessary
Located in the heart of Richmond Village at the top of Richmond Hill, a short walk from the beautiful terrace gardens and Richmond Park, and a 5 minute walk into Richmond town centre, the apartment is in a highly desirable and exclusive location. Richmond is London's most attractive borough, and is renowned for its village like atmosphere, beautiful green spaces, great shopping and riverside bars and restaurants. For hundreds of years it has been a favourite retreat of Royalty, the rich and the famous and remains one of the nicest places to live in the capital. Richmond lies 12 miles south west of central London yet a fast train from London Waterloo will bring you here in 15 minutes. The station is about a 10 minute walk from the flat, but there is a bus service as well.
The River Thames runs through the heart of the borough, linking Hampton Court Palace, Richmond town centre and Kew Gardens with central London. With beautiful Royal parks and historic houses, theatres, museums and galleries rich with exhibits and town centres bursting with shops and restaurants, Richmond upon Thames is a great location from which to enjoy the sights of London.
The property itself is located at the top of a residential road, just a few steps from all the amenities of the village which include a fantastic natural butcher which serves up delicious bacon baps over the week-end, the Richmond Village Bakery, a gourmet delicatessen, newsagent, off license, pub, convenience store and pharmacy. A walk down the hill and you are amidst the exclusive shopping of Richmond and its waterfront bars and cafes, and the station with its fast rail link to Waterloo, and District tube line. Richmond Park in on your doorstep where you can see deer, walk and cycle. The view from the Terrace is a classic painted by Turner and protected from any visible construction. Views across the winding river and towards Ham House are awe inspiring and it is one of the only places in London that you can see cows freely grazing. The Terrace Gardens lead to the River Thames and also to Petersham Nurseries with its wonderful cafe and top class restaurant.