Home to the England national football team, the London Borough of Brent has plenty of pros that attract all sorts of different home hunters.
What’s it like to live here? Residing in Wembley is ideal if you’re looking for an area that has a mix of all sorts of influences. There’s a strong multicultural feel and it’s a pretty cosmopolitan place to live, despite being quite suburban. It tends to attract families thanks to the choice of 7 primary schools and 2 secondaries, along with green spaces nearby. Having said that, there’s lots of redevelopment going on which is making it a desirable place for young professionals and commuters. Especially since you can be in central London within 15 minutes.
You certainly won’t want for choice. Wembley property comes in a huge variety of packages. From family homes to 1-bed flats and everything in between. This is one of the more affordable areas of London, certainly when it comes to buying a home. It’s good for families and first-time buyers alike. There are new builds going up which is good news for couples and individuals. Anyone looking for an investment buy should definitely pay close attention to this area as it’s on the up and up.
You tend to get more for your money with Wembley property. For example, a spacious 5-bed house costs in the region of £470k. For that money you’ll get parking and a private garden too. At the other end of the spectrum, a studio flat comes in at around £100k, with 1-bed flats up for sale from £150k. A 3-bed family house costs around £299k.
England’s Most Famous Stadium
Wembley property comes with one massive bonus – close proximity to the world famous Wembley Stadium. Unless you’ve been living in Outer Mongolia for the past 20 years, you’ll be aware of its status as a venue for major sporting matches, tournaments, concerts and all sorts of live events. Everyone from Madonna to Take That and U2 have taken to the stage. It’s an iconic venue that has seen more than its fair share of historic moments in music, football and rugby. This was the venue for the famous Live Aid concert of 1985 and witnessed the only hat-trick in World Cup history during the famous England v Germany final of 1966. It holds a whopping 90,000 people. Let’s put it this way – you won’t want for things to see and do in this area of London!
It’s not just the stadium that attracts people to buy or rent Wembley property. Brent is bursting with amenities for you to take advantage of. Excellent sports centres, gyms and health clubs keep the fitness fanatics happy. The shopping is good, with a brilliant Sunday Market in the Wembley Stadium for the bargain hunters. It’s also good in terms of social stuff to get stuck into. There are some nice bars and restaurants, so you won’t go thirsty or starve! From Indian to Portuguese, vegetarian and pub food, there’s plenty to choose from for the foodies. Shepherd’s Bush is within easy reach if you want access to more shopping and nightlife options.
Choose a Wembley property and you’ll have access to excellent travel links. The Wembley Central and North tube stations are served by the Bakerloo line. Both are in Zone 4. You’ve also got Sudbury Town and Alperton nearby, which are on the Piccadilly Line. Mainline train stations include Wembley Central, Wembley Stadium, North Wembley, Sudbury & Harrow Road and Stonebridge Park. You’ll benefit from easy access to the West End and a brilliant day and night bus service.
Car drivers will be pleased to hear that Wembley property benefits from easy access to the M1 and major A-roads that connect to the city and beyond.
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