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Best places to live in South London

Living in London can be expensive, but there are plenty of great places to live in South London that won’t break the bank. If you’re looking for a place to call home that’s close to the action but doesn’t come with a high price tag, check out our list of the best places to live in South London.

From trendy Brixton to up-and-coming Deptford, there’s something for everyone (and every budget).

So what are you waiting for? Start your search for the perfect South London pad today!

Brixton — known for its vibrant music and arts scene

Best Places To Live In South London

Home to some of the most vibrant music and arts scenes in South London, Brixton is the perfect place for those seeking to experience London’s thriving culture.

From street art lined streets to world-renowned markets, there’s no shortage of inspiring places in Brixton to explore.

Whether you’re looking at places to live or just out for a day visit, you’ll be surrounded by individuals who make up Brixton’s diverse community, giving the area it’s unique flavour. And with so many places such as pubs, clubs and youth centres around — there are plenty of places to listen to some great local talent.

Sure, you may have heard about Brixton before but until you’ve truly experienced it — you won’t really know what awaits.

Camberwell — a historic area with plenty of green space

Best Places To Live In South London

If living in South London appeals to you, then look no further than Camberwell! This area is one of the oldest living suburbs and is full of charm and character. It’s bursting with a great mix of independent shops and eateries, as well as plenty of green spaces to explore and parks to enjoy.

With its traditional roots comes history, culture, and community spirit — all perfect reasons why Camberwell is an ideal place for those who want to experience living in London with a little bit of history.

Peckham — an up-and-coming area with lots of new bars and restaurants

Best Places To Live In South London

Living in South London can be a lively experience and if you’re looking for the best of it, Peckham is the place to go.

This up-and-coming area has seen an influx of new bars, restaurants and hip hangouts where locals gather throughout the week. Whether you’re out for some late night drinks with friends or spending the afternoon exploring local stores and cafes, Peckham offers something unique and exciting to every visitor or resident who ventures through its streets.

No matter your taste or interest, there are plenty of great options here worth checking out!

Herne Hill — a leafy, residential area close to Brockwell Park

Best Places To Live In South London

Herne Hill is a tranquil, residential area in South London located near to Brockwell Park. The area is known for being tranquil and peaceful with a leafy, suburban atmosphere that appeals to those living in the city.

There are many independent cafes and retailers dotted around Herne Hill offering locals a charming living experience much like living outside of London.

At the weekend, it’s easy to take a stroll around Brockwell Park or along Herne Hill road with its colourful array of flower displays along the way.

For residents living in South London, Herne Hill is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, offering a peaceful and quiet neighbourhood where days can be spent meandering between nearby high street shops or front gardens blossoming with wildflowers.

Crystal Palace — home to the famous Crystal Palace Park

If you’re living in South London, chances are you’ve heard of the famous Crystal Palace.

Whilst the palace was lost to a fire, it used to be located at the top of a hill at one of the highest points in London — and it was a remarkable sight. Enclosed by glass walls and featuring two large Corinthian columns, it provided an enchanting experience to those who visited.

Nowadays the park is still well worth a visit — make sure to keep your eye out for the large stone dinosaurs!

And Crystal Palace town centre is well worth a visit too. It’s ‘triangle’ of boutique gift shops, local services, pubs and restaurants is a fantastic asset for the local area.

Best place to live in South London

Are you looking for a place to live in South London? Do you need help finding the perfect neighbourhood for your needs? If so, then look no further — we’ve got you covered.

In this blog post, we explored five different areas in South London: Brixton, Camberwell, Peckham, Herne Hill, and Crystal Palace. Each area has its own unique character and amenities that make it worth considering as a place to live.

So whether you’re looking for a vibrant nightlife or plenty of green space, there’s sure to be a neighbourhood in South London that’s perfect for you.

And if you need help finding the ideal property in one of these neighbourhoods, check out our property listings. We would be more than happy to assist you in your search.

Mark Flint

Mark regularly contributes to the Right Rent blog; sharing all the latest news, crafting informative articles and sourcing the very best rental content for our readers.

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