What to know about renting 1 bedroom apartments or flats in London
London is arguably one of the most competitive cities in the world when it comes to property, and it is only set to rise as the demand for space increases. One-bedroom apartments can be found all over the capital, from the City of London to Greater London and beyond. Rental prices depend on the neighbourhood, size and amenities of the apartment. 1 bedroom apartments in central London are often found in converted ancient townhouses. As you travel further out, 1 bedroom apartments take up different spaces such as high-rise buildings and even home extensions. 1 bedroom apartments in London can notoriously come in surprisingly small spaces, designed to take advantage of whatever space is provided, while at the same time allowing tenants to live in one of the most desirable cities in the world. But this isn't always the case, as spacious luxury 1 bedroom apartments can be found in open spaces such as Knightbridge or Hampstead Heath for a rather hefty price tag. Homelike offers 1 bedroom Apartments in London ✓ Bills included ✓ No deposit options ✓ Free cancellation options ✓ Pet-friendly rentals ✓ Instant Book Listings. Go through the listings on this page and the next pages to find some of London’s best 1 bedroom apartments and flats.
Who should rent 1 bedroom apartments or flats in London
When it comes to a popular city such as London, there isn’t just one type of person who will rent a 1 bedroom property in the city. One of the biggest draws to renting a 1 bedroom property in London is the lower cost of rent compared to 2 bedroom properties, semi detached houses and detached houses. This makes it ideal for young professionals and couples on the hunt for budget-friendly rentals that are slightly larger than the average studio. In addition, if your primary home is outside London and you want to skip the daily commute, a 1 bedroom property in London will make for an excellent commuter flat. Students can also benefit from renting 1 bed properties in the city. As home to some of the best universities in England, London is an extremely popular city among students. Finding accommodation can be a stressful venture for anyone, let alone a student. One-bedroom apartments offer themselves up as ideal student accommodation, with cheaper rents and lower overheads. If the 1 bedroom flats available are too expensive, students can also find a second tenant to co-rent the property with them, provided the home owner agrees.
Best neighborhoods to look for 1 bedroom apartments in London
The best neighborhoods to rent 1 bedroom properties in London depend on many factors such as the rent you're willing to pay, lifestyle and desired neighborhoods. Please note that London is one of the most expensive cities in the world and it's not easy to come by cheap properties here. Some of the areas we recommend in London are as follows- Notting Hill, Hampstead, Richmond, Battersea, Camden, Chelsea, Fitzrovia, Maida Vale, Earls Court, Shoreditch, Kentish Town etc. To find about more about the best places to live in London, see our detailed guide on London's best neighborhoods. If you're moving to London with your family, read our guide on family-friendly neighborhoods in London
Average rent for 1 bedroom apartments in London
Average rent prices in London vary hugely depending on the boroughs, areas, and even the postcodes. Rent prices fluctuate enormously from year to year and will rise in certain areas as gradual gentrification takes over the entire capital.There is one distinctive difference between average rent prices in London, and this is one-bedroom apartments in the center of the city and one-bedroom apartments outside of the center. The average cost of a good, well-equipped 1 bedroom apartment outside of the city center is between £1500 and £2,200. The same one-bedroom apartment in the city of London or its affluent neighborhoods is likely to cost between £1,800 and £5,000 per month depending on the neighborhood. Areas such as Kensington, Knightsbridge, Westminster and Chelsea tend to be among the most expensive places to rent in London. If you’re looking for budget-friendly properties, neighborhoods such as Barking, Croydon, Bexley and Sutton are popular among renters. Use our map feature to zoom in to your preferred areas in the city.