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Finding Property in Ealing

Ealing was once considered a less enticing location than its more glamourous west London neighbours. Now, Ealing is firmly on the map.

Amazon has chosen the leafy neighbourhood as the location for its very first Amazon Fresh grocery store outside the US.

The once overlooked locality has shrugged off its suburban shawl to reveal an elegant, vibrant and truly exciting place to live. So, let’s find out why…….

Relocate to Ealing

Ealing is currently experiencing a vast amount of regeneration. As I write, The Art Deco building that will house the eight screen picturehouse cinema and cultural quarter is being stripped of its scaffolding to slowly reveal its restored glory.

Ealing’s already excellent transport links are just about to be further enhanced with the arrival of Crossrail. The journey time from Ealing Broadway to Canary Wharf will be reduced to just 26 minutes.

With soon-to-be unparalled transport links, a suburb choice of period properties and highly regarded schools, it’s easy to understand why Ealing is attracting families from far and wide.


Schools in Ealing

Ealing has a range of excellent state and independent schools, all of which are highly sought after and many of which are over subscribed. Here are a few of the best:

Primary State Schools

Montpelier Primary School is a well established and highly successful primary school located in central Ealing. It has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

Christ the Saviour C of E Primary School is London’s largest Church of England Primary School, located close to Ealing Broadway station. It ensures the very highest levels of academic achievement and has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

Independent Prep Schools

Clifton Lodge School is a friendly, nurturing and academic co-educational prep school situated in the heart of Ealing opposite Walpole Park. It offers a truly inspiring learning environment, ensuring all pupils are happy, respectful and become well rounded individuals.

Durston House School is an independent preparatory school for boys aged 4-13. It boasts academic excellence and enviable sports facilities. It is located on Castlebar Road, a short walk from Ealing Broadway station.

Harvington Prep School is an academic school that is proud of its moral and ethical values. It takes boys and girls in the Nursery and girls from the age of 4-11. It is located close to Durston House School on Castlebar Road.

Secondary Independent Schools

Notting Hill & Ealing High School is an independent day school for girls in Ealing and has a long tradition of academic excellence. The senior school is located close to Castlebar Hill, whilst the Junior school, which takes girls from the age of 4-11, is located near to St. Stephen’s Church.

St Benedict’s School is a leading independent Catholic co-educational school. It takes boys and girls from the age of 3-18 and has a proud academic record. St Benedict’s School is located on Eaton Rise, close to Ealing Abbey.

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Travel & Commuting

  • Ealing is ideally placed for travelling into and out of Central London, soon to be on the Crossrail line.
  • Central Line runs from Ealing Broadway to Oxford Circus and beyond.
  • District Line runs to Earls Court and beyond.
  • Ealing Broadway is also a National Rail station.
  • Heathrow Connect services run every 30 minutes from Paddington to Heathrow Airport via Ealing Broadway (journey time 25 minutes in total).
  • Ealing provides its residents with a direct connection to Heathrow Airport and the M25 via the A40/M40 and A4/M4.
  • Head to Transport for London to get all the up to date London public transport information.

Council Tax

Ealing is in the London Borough of Ealing. Annual council tax charges generally start at around £1100 for Band A and goes up to just above £3320 for Band H.

www.ealing.gov.uk

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Open Spaces

As one of the greenest boroughs in London, Ealing is a huge draw to buyers relocating from more urban parts of London. Particularly so when open spaces are even more important than ever before.

Walpole Park is located in the heart of Ealing’s Heritage Quarter, behind Pitzhanger Manor House. It has been restored to its former Regency glory of its creator, Sir John Soane, through a Heritage Lottery Funded Project. It boasts a children’s playground and a newly restored fountain and Rustic Bridge on the Serpentine Lake. In normal times, Soane’s Kitchen is a fabulous addition to Ealing’s culinary delights, lying within Pitzganger Manor’s original walled garden. And when restrictions ease, Walpole Park will, once again, host the hugely popular Ealing Jazz, Blues, Comedy and Beer Festivals.

Dog walking in the country

To the east of Ealing Broadway lies Ealing Common, a leafy green expanse, which provides a popular and peaceful spot for picnics and walks. Surrounded by some of Ealing’s most impressive properties, it is particularly beautiful in the spring when the many horse chestnut trees are in bloom. To the north, Pitshanger Park is hugely impressive and is popular with families, dog walkers and tennis players.


Out and About

As well as many well known, high street stores, Ealing Broadway is home to several independent shops, new restaurants and cafés. Dive into Electric Coffee Company on Haven Green for some of the best coffee in town or head to The Ealing Grocer on St Mary’s Road for the freshest produce and charcuterie to die for.

To the North is Pitshanger Village, a hidden gem and deserved winner of The Best High Street in London. With ‘the Lane’ offering an array of independent shops such as Oscars and Cinnamon coffee shops, Hook & Cleaver free-range and organic butchers, Pitshanger Village Bakery, Harrison’s Wine & Food and the hugely inviting Village Inn, it is easy to understand why Pitshanger is so popular with its Ealing residents.

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 Something for the weekend (during ‘normal’ times)

  • Enjoy a professional production, or even get involved, at Questors Theatre, considered to be the largest amateur theatre in Europe, situated opposite Walpole Park.
  • Head to Dickens Yard every Saturday from 11-4 for Ealing’s Artisan Market offering local artisan & street food and much more.
  • Explore the ‘countryside’ by taking a walk to Horsenden Hill, a nature conservation site that comprises of meadows, wetland and woodland habitat. Fly a kite or simply absorb the spectacular views of London and the home counties.
  • Become a member of Ealing Trailfinders rugby club. From rugby rats to Senior Amateurs, Ealing Trailfinders is a great club to get into or back into the game of rugby.
  • Pick up your racquet and head to The Brentham Club or the Will to Win tennis courts and afterwards soak up the sun on the terrace of the popular Will to Win café in Pitshanger Park.
  • Take a walk along The Grand Union Canal to see the Hanwell Flight of Locks, a uniquely scenic sight on West London’s doorstep, which has been designated a Scheduled Ancient Monument by English Heritage.
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Ealing property prices

Average house price: £1.5m
Average flat price: £580,000


Ealing – Sub Localities

Pitshanger, Northfields, South Ealing, Ealing Common


What the locals say

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“Ealing is full of gems – beautiful Walpole Park, Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery, St Barnabas Church, Questors Theatre.”@MumsnetEaling

“Pitshanger Lane’s bookshop, greengrocer, fishmonger, butcher, cafes and charity shops.” @annielistening

“For eating go to Santa Maria and Paperback Coffee!” Hannah W13

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“Great primary schools, top quality local food shops, lots of great playgrounds.” Emma W13

“We love Pitshanger Park and its café, blackberry picking around the allotments and for a longer walk and a spectacular view of London, Horsenden Hill.” James W5

“There is a wonderful cheese and wine shop on Pitshanger Lane and Yvon’s Artisan Patisserie for the best French patisserie this side of Kensington.” Alison, Northfields

“Head to the Fox pub for Sunday family afternoons, Clocktower and W7 Emporium for fab food, the Bunny Park for the zoo, over the other side of the canal for generally feeling like you’re not in London. And, of course, the community as a whole makes Ealing such a friendly and welcoming area.” Rachel, Northfields

“For the arts, we have Open Ealing, Questors, Pitzhanger Manor art exhibitions and great summer festivals (comedy, blues, jazz, beer and carnivals).” Katharine, W13

“Go to Harrison’s deli on Pitshanger Lane for the most amazing Scotch eggs! And awesome service…” Kirsten W5

“Blackberry picking in Fox Wood; a small wood just a stone’s throw from A406 and A40 intersection, but it feels like it’s miles for anywhere.” Martin W5

“Pitshanger for the park which has plenty to do or a nice stroll, it also has interesting little shops and plenty of coffee shops.” Sharon W5

“For good coffee: Paperback, The Fields, Electric and Artisan. Good food shops: Hook and Cleaver Butchers, Poisson Fishmongers, Cheddar Deli and The Lord Nelson for great food, drinks and events.” Richie W13

“We are so blessed to be at one end of Pitshanger Lane – a friendly and supportive village. We love The Village Inn, a great local pub, The lovely Duke of Kent provides mulled wine at xmas fairs, Innovation Dance will dance at our next fair. Our harvest displays were donated by Harrison’s Deli and the bakery and our Xmas tree from the greengrocer!” @Barnabites


Crossrail.…

Crossrail will, for the first time, deliver a direct connection between all of London’s main employment centres; linking Heathrow with Paddington, the West End, the City and Canary Wharf. The western section of the Crossrail route is bringing with it new stations at West Ealing and the major renovation of Ealing Broadway station, which is well on its way to being finished. The journey time from Ealing Broadway to Liverpool Street will be cut to just eighteen minutes. As a result, Ealing is, without a doubt, a property hotspot.

If you would like to find out how No Place Like Home Property Finders can assist with your Ealing property search, please visit www.nplhome.co.uk or call +44 (0) 782 532 1564 to discuss your property search requirements.

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