If you are looking to rent in a lively, vibrant area of London, then take a look at our properties to rent in Covent Garden. Located in the exciting centre of the West End and sharing a border with the ever-vibrant Soho, Covent Garden is famous for its hordes of excellent street performers and the gorgeous Victorian indoor marketplace in the central piazza. Covent Garden may be well-known as a central London shopping hub and a popular area with tourists, but it is also an excellent choice of residential area for anybody looking to rent in the centre of the city.
Why Live in Covent Garden?
Aside from some of the gorgeous properties available in Covent Garden to rent, this area is a big hit with all types of renters. Shopaholics will love being right in the centre of some of the best stores and boutiques in London with something for everybody in the streets surrounding the piazza. And while the original Covent Garden market may have long gone, this does not make the area any less of a shopping hub that attracts crowds of both locals and tourists alike throughout the week.
What to Do in Covent Garden?
While it may be famed for its shopping opportunities, those looking to rent near Covent Garden will find much more to do than retail therapy alone. The Royal Opera House and several other major London theatres are based in this area, making it a buzzing cultural hub that is perfect for anybody who is interested in theatre, musicals, opera, and ballet. The bars and restaurants in Soho have also gradually spread into Covent Garden, providing many fantastic spots for drinks and dinner - Seven Dials is a must-visit, with loads of hidden gems to be found here.
Those looking for property in Covent Garden to let will enjoy good transport links for commuting into and around London, with several buses going through the area and a selection of underground stations. Covent Garden is also in easy walking distance of several popular London areas including Soho, Oxford Street and Waterloo. You can get the Piccadilly Line from Covent Garden Underground Station or walk just five minutes to Leicester Square Underground Station, where you can get the Northern Line.
Cost of Living:
Although Covent Garden is not often seen as a residential area, there are several opportunities for those looking to live in this area. The most popular type of accommodation here is apartments, with plenty of different types to choose from including contemporary luxury apartments to flats with stunning period features in historic buildings, often located above restaurants and shops. Rental prices here are quite typical of London. However, it does tend to be cheaper to rent here compared to neighbouring nightlife hub Soho.
If you like the idea of living within walking distance of Soho and in close proximity to several other key London areas with all the shopping and entertainment you could wish for on your doorstep, take a look at our properties available to let in Covent Garden.