THE most attractive places to live in south London have been revealed.

South London holds a perfect balance of both the working life in the city and the social life on the weekends.

It is filled with plenty of parks, sights, and fun hangout spots to enjoy with friends and family.

With transport links continually developing, it is a quick stop from any part of south London into central.

The London-based property developers, Essential Living, have picked six of the most attractive places to move to within south London.

Here are the most attractive places to live within south London:


Brixton has undergone a major renaissance throughout the years of its rich history.

One thing that has remained constant is a vibrant multicultural atmosphere and a growing creative presence.

The area is filled with iconic spots such as Ritzy Picturehouse, Brixton Market, and a variety of independent cafes.

Brixton’s real estate has become a lot more competitive due to numerous new-build high rises having been built, according to Essential Living.


Greenwich is filled with sights such as the Royal Observatory, O2 Arena, Greenwich Market, Eltham Place, and plenty more to explore and enjoy.

It is also ideal for commuters travelling into central London, with a journey time of roughly 25 minutes.

The area also has various transport links such as the DLR and the Jubilee Line.


Peckham like Brixton holds a rich multicultural background with its iconic Peckham Market at the heart of Rye Lane.

The area has some exciting sites for you to visit including Peckham Library, Frank’s Cafe, Rye Park, and Bussey Building.

The growth in the creative community has contributed to the town's increasing artistic beauty, according to Essential Living.

There are plenty of transport links with the Overground line taking you directly to Victoria.


Clapham is recognised as one of the busiest areas in south London filled with various bars, restaurants, and cafes.

It has famous sights including the lush gardens in Clapham Common and the vibrant Venn Street Market.

Due to its well-placed transport links, the real estate market of Clapham has a reputation for competitive pricing, according to Essential Living.


Richmond is considered one of the most beautiful towns in south London by Essential Living.

It is also an area of London with plenty of green space with Richmond Park, Richmond Riverside, and Church Court.

There are many transport links from Richmond to central London with the District Line right on its doorstep.

It also has an overground station and a direct train line to Waterloo.


Other than its tennis roots, Wimbledon has plenty to offer for friends and family to visit on the weekend.

It has notable areas including Wimbledon Village, Wimbledon Park and more.

Property prices are competitive and comparable to central locations like Clapham.

The District Line through Wimbledon Park or Southfields station, or the Northern Line via South Wimbledon station takes you straight into central London.

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