Living in Putney
Putney is a suburb of South West London situated opposite Fulham on the south side of the Thames and one of the more affluent parts of the Borough of Wandsworth. Putney offers a number of open green spaces such as Putney Common, Putney Heath, Wandsworth Park and Richmond Park coupled with a thriving high street making Putney a popular area among families and young professionals. The high street offers a vast selection of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, the Putney Exchange shopping mall, a number of supermarkets and a cinema.
The River Thames is deep rooted in the history and character of Putney with the annual Oxford and Cambridge boat race which first took place in 1856 starting from Putney Bridge bringing a number of spectators to the banks of the Thames to cheer the teams on.
Along Putney embankment and the river you will find a number of rowing clubs, boathouses, restaurants, bars and pubs making the river an essential aspect of Putney life. Putney’s many fantastic schools attract steady interest from families, with four of the best state schools located in West Putney, excellent prep schools such as Lion House, Prospect House, Hurlingham and Merlin School as well as Putney High School which is listed as one of the country’s leading girls’ schools.
Putney provides fast and efficient transport links from a number of bus routes, East Putney and Putney Bridge underground stations (District Line) and an overland station at the top of the high street with trains running into London Waterloo in under 20 minutes. The River Thames offers an alternative commute with a river bus service running from Putney Pier to Embankment, Blackfriars and Canary Wharf.
Houses and flats for sale in Putney
Located in southwest London, Putney attracts a wide range of residents from families looking for good schools and the open spaces to young professionals seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of central London while still being a 20 minute commute away.
Putney is characterised by handsome architecture and offers a vast array of properties for sale, from impressive Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian houses, to period house conversions and mansion blocks with superb communal gardens, spectacular riverside properties and more recent new developments consisting of penthouse apartments and town houses.
Putney is an excellent destination for buyers wanting a safe environment to bring up their family in a desirable location with excellent transport links from numerous bus routes, district line tube stations at East Putney and Putney Bridge and a railway that connects Putney to London Waterloo in under 20 minutes. There is also a weekday river bus service which runs from Putney Pier to Embankment, Blackfriars and Canary Wharf.
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