Barratt London - Fulham Riverside, SW6
Surrounding an acre of beautiful award-winning landscaped gardens, Fulham Riverside is a major new destination for South West London and a vibrant new waterfront community. Neighbouring the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, it is home to some of London's most sophisticated restaurants, boutique shops and beautiful parks. Discover Central Avenue, our collection of elegant new houses featuring three unique layout choices to suit your lifestyle. With a private garden and integral garage to selected homes, together with a 24-hour concierge service and residents' fitness suite, Central Avenue offers much more than just an impressive riverside address.
One of the greenest cities in the world, London is famous for its parks, open spaces and the active, outdoor life you can lead. Living at Fulham Riverside means you have both the River Thames and the beautiful, tranquil podium gardens at your disposal, giving you space to unwind in the middle of the city.
A few minutes' walk along the Thames, Chelsea Harbour Marina is a working marina, popular with both visiting yachtsmen and locals alike. Cross the river to reach Battersea Park, 200 acres of open space home to a children's zoo, boating lake and bandstand.
For an active day out, Fulham's prestigious Hurlingham Club's 42 acres of grounds offers its members excellent facilities like bowls, tennis, golf, squash and croquet.Culture
Visit the nearby Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea for the latest contemporary art by largely unseen young artists, or the V&A museum in Kensington for the world's largest displays of decorative arts and design. The nearby Royal Albert Hall is one of the Capital's most distinctive and loved venues and hosts everything from classical to pop music.
Get a feel for the area's history by exploring Fulham Palace, once the country home of the Bishop of London and now a fascinating museum. On Sloane Square you'll find the Royal Court, a small theatre with a big reputation dedicated to new work by innovative writers. Or visit the Hammersmith Apollo, venue for the BBC's Live at the Apollo, for a stellar line-up of international music and comedy stars.Dining out
When you're in the mood for a truly special dining experience, the local area has everything from hidden gems to the restaurants of celebrity chefs. Head to Eight Over Eight, Will Ricker's stylish pan-Asian eatery and discover the restaurant's signature salt and chilli squid, served up in elegant surroundings.
Just over Wandsworth Bridge, The Ship is a great waterside gastropub where the barbecue in the riverside garden is an established summer fixture. Try Tom's Kitchen in Chelsea, a modern British brasserie serving comfort food in a relaxed, informal environment, or Chutney Mary, established over 20 years ago, for a sophisticated, contemporary interpretation of regional Indian cuisine.
With a range of respected schools and colleges in the local area and London's universities within easy reach, Fulham is well served when it comes to education. Lady Margaret School, a Church of England school for girls aged 11- 18, is under a mile away, while Hurlingham School, an independent co-educational preparatory school for ages 4-11 is under two miles away. The Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, which has the highest average mark for the Baccalauréat Général outside France, is around two miles away from Fulham Riverside.
On Millbank next to Tate Britain, Chelsea College of Arts is a leading British art and design institution with an international reputation. Among London's many universities, University College London and Imperial College are ranked fourth and sixth respectively in the influential QS World University Rankings for 2012.
For a fantastic range of shops and stores the famous nearby Kings Road contains a wealth of independent boutiques as well as more famous names. Discover Fulham Road, another great shopping street especially noted for its antique dealers and specialist furniture shops. On the corner of Fulham Road and Elystan Street, step through the impressive frontage of the Ralph Lauren store for a world of refined fashion for men and women or stroll Mayfair's Mount Street for some of the best brands, including Christian Louboutin, Balenciaga, Marc Jacobs and Jenny Packham.
For groceries you have the 100,000 sq ft Sainsbury's on your doorstep along with many independent shops nearby. A local favourite is Randalls Butchers, which combines old-fashioned values and personal service with organic and free-range meat sourced from a variety of estates. A short walk along the river from your apartment, Wimbledon Wine Cellar is a wine connoisseur's heaven, named the UK's Best Small Independent Merchant at the International Wine Challenge in 2001.
Whether you're heading to work, heading home or heading out for the night, Fulham Riverside's excellent rail, road and river connections make life simple. Imperial Wharf is your local railway station offering fast and frequent links to both London Waterloo and London Bridge. Alternatively, take the boat from Chelsea Harbour Pier. At peak times, River Bus services run upstream to Putney and down the river to Embankment Pier for Covent Garden and Blackfriars Millennium Pier for the City. Fulham Broadway is your nearest tube station at about 20 minutes' walk, linking you to the entire underground network. With major roads like the South Circular, M4 and M25 nearby, it's easy to escape to the country. For destinations further afield, head to Heathrow's Terminal Five, a major international hub, or for the ultimate in convenience, London Heliport is just over the river.
Our Sales Suite is located beside the river behind Sainsbury's in Fulham, Townmead Road SW6 2SY. The closest station is Imperial Wharf Overground. Take the right exit out of the station, walk towards Townmead Road and head towards the river past the Sainsbury's entrance. By car, head to Townmead Road to the roundabout where you'll see Sainsbury's on your left. Park in the Sainsbury's car park for two hours maximum, or take the first exit to your left towards the riverbank for one of our three visitor spaces.
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