Why stay in Richmond?
Glorious Royal Parks, historic houses, over 15 miles of Thames riverside and great connections to the City have long made Clarendon serviced apartments in Richmond a popular London destination for relocation. In fact, Richmond upon Thames is one of London most prestigious postcodes. Situated just 8 miles southwest of Central London on the banks of the River Thames, the area is extremely popular with relocating families and expats attracted to the towns enviable riverside or park side position, country village atmosphere and exclusive historic furnished accommodations.
Clarendon’s top tips for Richmond
Families searching for serviced apartments in Richmond value extra privacy, happiness and safety as key factors of their future London living experience. In fact, Richmond residents are among the happiest citizens in the UK, probably because they live in one of the six safest areas of London.
Richmond is famous for Richmond Park, London’s largest Royal Park and for its resident roaming herd of deer, introduced to the park in 1529. On any day but particularly weekends you’ll find cycling enthusiasts clocking up the miles on the many roads that network across the park, walkers zig zagging their way through wooded areas and open bracken spaces and families picnicking. It’s a truly great spot to explore and offers something for all ages.
Entertainment & Shopping in Richmond
Richmond town centre is bursting with life and offers a great choice of highstreet shops from big brand names to independent retailers and boutiques. There’s plenty of coffee shops, eateries and restaurants lining the high street and small lanes that lead down to the River Thames, so no shortage of places to relax and unwind. And there’s no shortage of pubs, many of which follow the river Thames footpath offering a choice of stop for a refreshing pint while out walking! Heading out of Richmond but closeby is Kew Gardens, a beautiful suburban village setting famous for Kew Royal Botanic Gardens and Twickenham Stadium, the home of British Rugby.
Value of living in Richmond
Richmond upon Thames really does take some beating and is the perfect base for an extended stay being worlds apart from the hustle and bustle of Central London, yet conveniently connected. Richmond station offers undergrounds and overground direct connections to London Waterloo (20 minutes) and The City.
Clarendon serviced apartments in Richmond are well placed offering you convenient access to a superb choice of amenities and local facilities. Some of the best performing schools in London are located between Richmond and Kew: Tiffin School, Colet Court School, King’s House School, The German School, The Swedish School and the prestigious Royal Ballet School. Moreover, to the north of Richmond and just a mile away you’ll find Kew, where you can find other great schools such as the Broomfield House School, which is literally behind the corner of our serviced apartments in Kew, Kew College and the Queen’s School.
Every year, hundreds of international guests searching for corporate apartments, executive apartments and temporary or relocation housing solutions choose Clarendon, the most trusted name in London. Our serviced apartments in Richmond are among the most requested and loved accommodations. Some might be concerned about the cost of living here. When you look at what the area has to offer, it’s not hard to see why. Despite the prestigious reputation, renting serviced apartments in Richmond is very acceptable compared to other areas of London where you can expect to pay up to 30% more.