Top 10 Series continues with the UK’s most expensive streets
Zoopla’s annual Rich List has Kensington Palace Gardens retaining the number one spot for the most expensive streets in the UK, with an average property price of £35.6 million.
1Kensington Palace Gardens, London (£35.6m)
Often referred to as “Billionaires Row” due to the vast wealth of its residents, Kensington Palace Gardens is one of the most expensive residential streets in the world, with an average property price of £35.6 million.
Kensington Palace Gardens, built in the 1840s on part of the grounds of Kensington Palace, still belongs to the Crown Estate. There are armed police officers at both ends of the street.
Kensington Palace, a stone’s throw away from the street, is home to several members of the Royal family including Prince William and Harry.
2Grosvenor Crescent, London (£21.7m)
The second most expensive street in Britain is Grosvenor Crescent with an average house price of £21.7 million.
Located in the heart of London’s Belgravia, a stone’s throw away to both Knightsbridge and Hyde Park and a short walk from Buckingham Palace, Grosvenor Crescent is made up of 28 houses and flats.
The Grade II-listed properties are thought to have been built between 1837 and 1860 and is home to the Belgium Embassy.
3Courtenay Avenue, London (£21m)
The third most expensive street in the UK is Courtenay Avenue (N6) with average property values of just over £21 million. Courtenay Avenue is one of a few private, gated roads in London.
The street enjoys 24 hour security and is located off Hampstead Lane in the heart of Kenwood, with London’s West End approximately 3.5 miles away.
4The Boltons, London (£19.2m)
The fourth most expensive street in the UK is the Boltons (SW10) with an average property value of £19.2 million.
The Boltons, made up of just 28 Victorian villas, has been an exclusive address since it was built in the middle of the 19th century by architect and journalist George Godwin.
5Ilchester Place, London (£15.2m)
The fifth most expensive UK street is Ilchester Place (W14) with an average property value of £15.2 million.
Built in 1929 this quiet, tree-lined street is made up of large neo-Georgian 3-storey brick-built family houses.
6Compton Avenue, London ( £13.6m)
The sixth most expensive UK street is Compton Avenue (N6) with an average property value of £13.6 million.
This private road is within 500m of Kenwood and close to Highgate Tube station and Highgate High Street.
7Albemarle Street, London (£11.9m)
Albermarle Street, located in the heart of the distinguished Mayfair neighbourhood, is home to exclusive hotels and shops including Brown’s Hotel.
Founded in 1837, Brown’s Hotel has hosted some of the world’s most influential people including Oscar Wilde, Alexander Graham Bell and Theodore Roosevelt.
An average house on Albermarle Street costs £11.9 million.
8Cottesmore Gardens, London (£11.8m)
Situated south of Kensington Gardens, Cottesmore Gardens is within walking distance of some of London’s most prestigious schools and the open spaces of Kensington Palace and Hyde Park.
Homes on the eighth most expensive street in the UK cost on average £11.8 million.
9Frognal Way, London (£11.6m)
Frognal Way in London is home to some of the UK’s most significant residential architecture.
‘Shepherd’s Well’ at No 5 Frognal Way is a detached house designed by the architect Adrian Gilbert Scott as his personal residence. Built between 1929 and 1930 the house is Grade II listed building on the National Heritage List for England.
‘Sun House’ at No 9 Frognal Way, designed by architect Maxwell Fry, is one of the most notable 1930s modernist houses in the United Kingdom.
10Manresa Road, London (£11.2m)
Manresa Road is a prime residential street in the heart of Chelsea moments from the Kings Road with its boutiques, restaurants and transport links.
The average home costs £11.2 million on the UK’s 10th most expensive street.
Kensington Palace Gardens, London, £35.6m
Montrose Gardens, Leatherhead, Surrey, £5.9m
Broadway, Altrincham, Greater Manchester, £2.9m