Why stay in Kew?
Magnificent botanic gardens, Victorian and Georgian houses, 10 miles of Thames riverside and sublime transport links to central London have long made Clarendon serviced apartments in Kew a popular London destination for relocation. As a consequence, Kew village is one of London’s finest residential suburbs and is home to the world famous Royal Botanic Gardens, The National Archives and Kew Palace, which has been recently restored. Situated just 7 miles west of the City, Kew village is extremely popular with relocating affluent families and professionals attracted to the village leafy atmosphere. If it’s green suburbia combined with the convenience of a short tube ride from the City you seek then Kew is the place for you. Visitors usually stay much longer than they’d planned as Kew’s infectious village charm and character from bygone years takes hold.
Clarendon’s top tips for Kew
Families or professionals searching for serviced apartments in Kew value healthy lifestyle, safety and community sympathy as key factors of their London experience. In fact, Kew residents are among the happiest citizens in the UK. Probably, because Kew has a very close and friendly community which is hard to find in London. During the summer, they often organize village dinners closing some areas and setting dining tables in the middle of the streets. This is the London location that resembles the most the Shire of the Lord of the Rings.
There’s no shortage of unique restaurants including the infamous ‘Glasshouse’. Village streets are lined with a mix of small boutique shops, ‘Parisian’ street style cafes and wine bars. There’s even a traditional railway station pub, a great place to saviour a fine ale after a day at the office! A choice of banks, a well-stocked local supermarket and chemist makes everyday living easy. Once a month, the local market transforms the streets with over 35 stalls selling everything from artisan breads and cheeses, fresh meat and fish to the best local arts and crafts. There’s really no reason to ever leave. Oh… except for work that is!
Excellent transport links to the M3, M4, direct connections into Central London and a convenient and an easy 20 minute commute to Chiswick Business Park from Kew station make Kew a firm favourite with extended stay business travellers and families alike.
Kew is located in the TW9 prestigious postcode of West London. Nowadays, along with Richmond, Kew is the favourited destination for expats relocating from Australia & New Zealand with their families. The proximity to The National Archives makes this area also one of the top destinations for university Professors. In fact, Kew has probably the highest number of professionals with PhDs in West London, who arrive from all over the world.
Entertaiment & Shopping in Kew
You have lots to see and do in Kew and the surrounding area. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, are one of the world’s most famous gardens offering beautiful landscapes, historic buildings and many rare plants. The Botanic Gardens also frequently host outdoor music and cinema events. Guests who stay in Clarendon Serviced Apartments in Kew can also enjoy walks along the beautiful River Thames while stopping off at many pubs and restaurants on the way including The City Barge. A historical building where the 17th Century English politician, Oliver Cromwell, allegedly took refuge. Guests can also view the beautiful surrounding area by taking one of the many boat trips along the Thames. Slightly further afield, guests can visit the world famous All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, globally known for its annual hosting of The Wimbledon Championships.
Value of living in Kew
An affluent suburb just eight miles out of Central London, Kew is extremely popular for families to put down roots. The area benefits from excellent connections into Central London as well as plenty of open green spaces. Guests who stay in Clarendon serviced apartments in Kew can enjoy and soak up the lovely village feel within Kew’s little triangle of streets on the doorstep to Kew Gardens Tube Station. The Serviced apartments in Kew are highly recommended to those who appreciate the quiet suburbs while being just a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of Central London.