Interested in Ilford property for sale? Located in East London in the London Borough of Redbridge, Ilford is a large and lively multicultural town with excellent travel connections and a huge range of amenities.
If you’re looking to buy within an area of East London that has both Victorian houses and brand new homes for sale, Ilford is well worth considering. Recent redevelopment, relatively reasonable house prices in comparison to places such as Fulham and close proximity to the Olympic sites are all currently pointing towards higher property prices within the next 5 years.
Ilford has been highlighted as one of the London property areas to watch.
Here, we take a look at Ilford property for sale, identify the area’s amenities and highlight its travel links.
Ilford Property for Sale: Types and Asking Prices
Thanks to the low Bank of England base rate, a slight easing of mortgage restrictions and a dip in asking prices in general, now is a good time to buy if you have enough for a deposit and can get a mortgage offer agreed.
Ilford property for sale includes a varied selection of property types. Choose between converted flats, new builds, ex-local authority flats and houses, 2-bed terraced properties, post-war semi-detached houses and large Victorian houses with gardens.
Those searching for luxury Ilford property for sale should take a look at the deluxe flats located near Gants Hill. Properties situated around Valentine’s Park are also desirable.
So, what can you expect from property prices in this area of London?
Prices have risen since 2007 but there are still some bargains to be snapped up. Manor Park is a good place to start looking for 3-bed family homes.
Studio flats are currently priced at around £169k.
1-bed flats are available for around £150k
Property prices for 2-bed flats come in at around £189k
2-bed terraces are priced at around £220k
Asking prices for 3-bed terraced houses are currently in the region of £279k
4-bed Victorian houses are priced at around £349k
You can expect to pay between £450k and £600k for 5 and 6-bed detached houses.
Amenities and Travel Links
Ilford is currently benefiting from the Olympic effect so improved travel links and amenities are currently attracting investors to the area. Ilford High Street has excellent shopping.
Fans of green spaces are in luck. Epping Forest is nearby and Valentine’s Park is popular, along with Wanstead Park Woods. There are plenty of sports and leisure facilities. Ilford has its own cricket, football and rugby teams.
Ilford property for sale appeals to a wide variety of people, including buy-to-let investors, families, young professionals and first time buyers. Word has it that City workers will soon discover its charms and start moving in within the next few years.
The road and rail links are excellent. It takes around 15 minutes to reach Liverpool Street and around 20 minutes to reach the heart of the West End on the Central Line from Gants Hill underground station. The City Airport is about 20 minutes away by car. Stansted is approximately 35 minutes away by car.
Drivers can connect easily to the North Circular Road.
If you are interested in specific Ilford property for sale, take a look at the My Homes Unlimited Ilford Listings