Houses and flats for sale in Ham and Petersham
Petersham and Ham are stunning areas in which to live and raise a family. A walk across Petersham Meadows along The River from central Richmond leads one in to this picturesque ‘village-like’ environment, unchanged and preserved for many years.
Houses and architecture range from brand new and contemporary modern to stunning Georgian listed buildings of all shapes and sizes. The area is blessed with simply stunning property which attracts buyers from wide and far.
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Living in Ham and Petersham
The amazing view from the top of Richmond Hill over Petersham Meadows and The River Thames is the only view in England protected by an act of Parliament and has remained unchanged for centuries. The area of Petersham and Ham has been beautifully preserved and feels very much like a village despite the proximity to urban life in Richmond and Kingston.
The stunning 2,300 acres of Richmond Park, a Royal Park, border this area and indeed some houses do overlook this local treasure. The River is also a key feature in this area, a particularly attractive stretch of River is close to hand. There are numerous recreational opportunities to enjoy the river with a number of rowing clubs close to hand as well as the towpath for running, cycling or walking. Richmonfd Park is very popular with cyclists and runners, one can also Ride and play golf (2 courses) within the park. Polo is at the famous Ham Polo club and there is also the very good Richmond Golf club in Petersham.
The renowned restaurant, Petersham Nurseries is also local, book early to avoid disappointment.
Many residents decide to buy and live in this area for the proximity to many good schools including the German School in Petersham, a highly popular choice for many local residents.
Ham Common is a fabulous open space for children and picnicking as well as for watching the occasional cricket matches.
Both Richmond and Kingston have excellent train stations with good access in to central London (Waterloo) and the A3/M3 road network is close to hand. Heatrow is approximately 12 miles.
Why use Knight Frank?
Knight Frank has been a successful agent in the Richmond Borough for over 25 years, selling many of the finest houses within the area. Our office sits in the centre of Richmond just off The Green, close to all of the excellent amenities found in this very popular location. Our office is to be complemented by two new offices opening in Barnes and Chiswick enhancing our network to the West of London. We offer professional property advice, from highly experienced staff, and access to local, national and international buyers.