From bijou studios to sprawling Edwardian houses, Aspire finds properties for tenants in all the main SW London postcodes. Here’s a snapshot of the four most popular rental budgets and what that price point will secure.
For £350 pcw: The Furzedown offers brilliant value-for-money, and a £350 pcw budget will rent secure a three-bedroom maisonette or split level apartment in streets such as Fernthrope Road and Pendle Road.
For £500 pcw: Step up your budget and you can look at the desirable ‘Bury Triangle’, where there are some handsome two-bedroom, split-level garden flats to rent.Also expect three-bedroom terraced homes and flats towards the Earlsfield/Wimbledon border in this price range.
For £750 pcw: Search results will include spacious four-bedroom family homes on the Streatham border, close to Tooting Bec station and in Tooting Broadway – many are period properties with sash windows and open fireplaces.
£1,000 pcw or more: Substantial homes with four, five, six and even seven bedrooms can be expected, with Edwardian and Victorian properties featuring predominantly. Location wise, expect proximity to Bellevue Road, Wandsworth and Tooting Bec Common.
For £350 pcw: Choose from smart studios in Victorian conversions and one-bedroom flats on the Streatham Common side of Balham, towards Tooting and in the Bedford Hill enclave. Hold out and there’s even some two-bedroom flats to rent along Balham High Road.
For £500 pcw: Expect two bedrooms, sometimes two bathrooms and even as many as three/four bedrooms in Furzedown.This pricepoint will also rent you apartments moving towards Clapham and a two-bedroom apartment in The Paperworks gated development in Balham Grove.
For £750 pcw: Your search results will include four-bedroom family homes in the Hyde Farm area, five-bedroom houses in streets such as Abbottswood Road and up to six bedrooms in the Crofton Road location.
£1,000 pcw or more: This budget will secure you a four-bedroom Victorian house presented to immaculate standards. Carmina Road, Chestnut Grove and Englewood Road are prime examples of more luxurious locations.
For £350 pcw: Expect one- and two-bedroom lets along and close to Battersea Park Road, towards Clapham Junction and within developments such as The Regent and Challis House.
For £500 pcw: A great price point for one-bedroom entry level apartments in some of Battersea’s best loved new developments, including the power station itself. Sesame apartments and Fladgate House remain popular locations.
For £750 pcw: Expect to see two bedroom, two bathroom apartments in the Battersea Power Station development, located on upper floors for breathtaking views. Ambrose House and Dawson House are two of the most popular buildings.
£1,000 pcw or more: Two bedrooms in the Lavender Hill area, two bedrooms in the Albion Riverside development and two bedrooms in Battersea Square are common. Four bedroom homes can be found in Amner Road, Wendle Square and near Queenstown Road Tube station.
For £350 pcw: Choose from entry level one-bedroom flats on Clapham Common Southside, two-bedroom apartments moving towards Brixton Hill, and plenty of one- and two-bedroom flats near to Clapham North and Stockwell Tube stations.
For £500 pcw: This is the price bracket where three-bedroom properties start emerging. Good hunting ground is the Abbeville Village enclave. Don’t dismiss airy ex-local authority properties around Clapham Common and the Listello Building near Clapham North station.
For £750 pcw: This family-friendly price bracket will secure you four bedrooms around Clapham High Street and Clapham North Tube station. Many of the properties to let are split over three floors or are period properties.
£1,000 pcw or more: Expect Abbeville Village’s most prestigious four- and five-bedroom properties (think Rodenhurst Road and Lynette Avenue), brand new luxury flats on King’s Avenue and five-bedroom terraced houses towards Northcote Road and Wandsworth Common.
For £350 pcw: Starter flats in the Munster Village enclave are popular at this price point, as are the two-bedroom flats in the many mansion houses and garden flats in the Sand’s End area.
For £500 pcw: Two- and three-bedroom apartments in Sand’s End, Bury Triangle and Munster Village feature in this price bracket, and more modest two-bedroom apartments along Wadsworth Bridge Road start creeping in at the £500 pcw mark.
For £750 pcw: This budget will rent you a four-bedroom house in South Fulham, the Bury Triangle or close to Fulham Broadway station. Expect immaculate presentation, two bathrooms andprivate gardens.
£1,000 pcw or more: Take your pick from Fulham’s most exclusive locations and lavish properties, including those in the private South Park Mews and penthouses within Palace Wharf Apartments. Also expect larger four- and five-bedroom family homes in Sand’s End’s leafiest streets, and apartments in Chelsea Creek Tower.