Local area guide

Living in Furzedown

Thinking about moving to Furzedown? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools are like, transport connections and so much more.

Your guide to moving to Furzedown

Why Furzedown is a good place to live

With a peaceful, leafy vibe, Furzedown, on the edge of Tooting Common, beautifully balances bustling city life with a sense of green tranquility.

Located in Zone 3 of London, it provides easy access to the centre of town via Tooting Bec and Tooting Broadway tubes, as well as Streatham Common and Streatham Hill overground stations, making it a handy hub for everyday commuting.

With vast green spaces on its doorstep, including Tooting, Streatham and Mitcham commons, and Wandsworth and Clapham commons just a short drive away, lovers of the great outdoors are well catered for.

For families, there are some top notch schools in the area, including the respected secondary, Graveney.

What's Furzedown famous for?

Furzedown is famous for its characteristic 'village feel' that sets it apart from neighbouring areas.

It's also well known for having Moyser Road at its heart, which boasts a vibrant assortment of shops including the creative hub, Sprout Arts.

Furzedown House, a historical gem built in 1794 that has been beautifully preserved and repurposed over time, can be found here, .

And Furzedown itself also happens to be the proud residence of the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.

Things to do in Furzedown

While Furzedown has a tranquility all of its own, there's plenty to do in the surrounding areas.

Food lovers can sample a wide range of delicious cuisine at local cafes and restaurants - and curry fans should most definitely head to nearby Tooting, where Asian restaurants abound.

For strolls and picnics, Tooting common is the place to go, while The Furzedown pub is popular with the locals.

Furzedown's proximity to local hubs including Tooting, Balham, Clapham, Wandsworth and Streatham means there are plenty of cafes, restaurants, commons, boutiques and stores to explore right on your doorstep.

Properties currently for sale in Furzedown

Whether you're looking to buy a family home or a beautiful apartment, we've got you covered.

Transport in Furzedown

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Furzedown.

Local connections

National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
Tooting Broadway
0.7 miles / 1.1 km
Tooting Bec
0.8 miles / 1.3 km
Streatham Common
National Rail
0.9 miles / 1.4 km
Streatham (Greater London)
National Rail
1 miles / 1.6 km
Mitcham Eastfields
National Rail
1.1 miles / 1.8 km

Schools in Furzedown

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Furzedown.

Education in Furzedown

Graveney School
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2022)
Furzedown Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Links Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Penwortham Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Franciscan Primary School
Ages: 2 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Tooting Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2015)

Local pubs in Furzedown

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  • Antelope

    London SW17

    Mitcham Rd pub - great food, dining room, up to 6 real ales, private function room, garden & a garden dining room. Weekly quiz, monthly comedy & acoustic nights

  • Castle

    London SW17

    Offering you superb food, a fantastic selection of drinks and friendly staff in beautiful surroundings.