Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Eltham in the last 12 months from today's date.
Why move to Eltham?
The Local Market
Eltham’s growing popularity is bringing new buyers and tenants from outside of SE9, as well as a swell of local buyers looking to move within the area. The properties here are diverse with the popular progress Estate full of charming cottage style living, which were built in 1915 to accommodate the first world war munition workers. There are also tree lines roads, full of Victorian houses and the popular Edwardian houses known as the Corbett Estate. If you prefer more modern living then Berkley's home have recently built Kidbrooke Village complete with inblock gyms, cinema room and 24 hour conceige service. So Eltham really does have something for everyone.
Location and schools
Eltham is a popular choice for many people due to it's fantastic transport links into central London or out to the garden of England (Kent). Eltham falls under Zone 4 and London Bridge is approximately 18 minutes away. Lewisham which has the Docklands Light Rails is just 3 stops away and serves Canary Wharf. There are lots of outstanding schools in the Eltham area such as Deansfield, Gordon's and Eltham Church of England school. If it's secondary schools you require then Harris Academy and St Thomas Moore currently have an outstanding Ofsted report. For those of you exploring the independent options then Eltham boasts the prestigious Eltham college.
Restaurants and amenities
Eltham is one of the remaining more affordable London Suburbs and falls under the Royal borough of Greenwich. Over the past few years Eltham High street has undergone an extensive £6.6 million improvement scheme with our town now benefiting from a six screen cinema and leisure complex at the Eltham Centre. Eltham High street really does offer an abundance of choice when it comes to eating and drinking out. There are lots of bespoke restaurants along with the more well known chains like Pizza Express and Nandos. There are also plenty of coffee shops and cafes for you to stop at whilst exploring the vast array of shops in and around the high street. For our gourmet recommendation, try the Tudor Barn, a 16th-century country mansion built by William Roper as an outbuilding to his manor house as servants’ quarters. It has now been sympathetically restored as a restaurant and bar with magnificent oak beams including a separate function room.
History, open spaces and sports
Eltham is just a couple of miles from the famous town of Greenwich and home to a thriving local community, Tudor and Art deco architecture and were home to Bob Hope and Boy George. Edith Nesbit, one of the greatest children's writer of the last century, found her inspiration in the walls of Well Hall Pleasaunce. Henry VIII loved Eltham and spent his childhood years at Eltham Palace which is now home to lots of exhibitions and the well known Christmas Lights. Eltham is surrounded by an array of open spaces to walk and relax like Well Hall Pleasaunce which is full of butterflies and wild birds. Avery Hill has a lovely cafe next to the children's play area and The Green Chains Walk runs through Eltham Park south. If you are the more sporty type then head no further then the beautiful 18 hole Blackheath golf course complete with club house or enjoy the benefits of the Award winning Eltham Centre which is equipped with a modern gym, swimming pool, Sauna and spa, creche and library.