St James’s is one of the most desirable parts of London to live. Bordered by The Mall on its south side and Piccadilly to the north, flats to rent in St James’s put renters right in the heart of the capital. 10 Downing Streets is just around the corner, as is Buckingham Palace. St James’s is a great place to live (if you can afford it).
Why Live In St James's?
Despite its small size, St James’s has a lot to offer. Its prime location buts it within a stone’s throw of some of London’s most significant landmarks. If the idea of having The National Gallery, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey on your doorstep appeals to you, flats to rent St James’s are worth considering.
From St James’s, it is only a brief walk to get to Leicester Square. Beyond that, lies Covent Garden. Or, if you head in the opposite direction, you can walk through St James’s Park and on to Hyde Park.
What Is There To Do In St James's?
St James’s offers a shopping experience that is fitting for its upmarket location. With both Fortnum & Mason and Christie’s in the area, flats for rent in St James`s appeal to renters who value the finer things in life. Fashionistas will want to check out Jermyn Street, home to some of the most renowned tailors in the world.
Other than the department stores and tailors mentioned above, most of the shops in St James’s deal in art and antiques. St James`s flats to rent appeal to collectors and dealers of both as a result.
Public transport links around St James’s are every bit as good as you would expect from a district in the heart of Westminster. There are three Tube stations on the border of St James’s and several others within easy walking distance.
Numerous bus routes pass through or around St James’s. However you prefer to travel around London, you can get from St James’s to the rest of the capital with ease.
Being located so close to both Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street, St James’s regularly hosts various ceremonies and other events of national importance. Westminster Abbey is situated just south of St James’s Park. The Abbey is worth visiting, even if there isn’t a royal wedding happening.
In addition to St James’s Park, there are also numerous fountains, statues, and other monuments scattered throughout the streets.
Cost Of Living:
St James’s is one of the most expensive areas of London to live. However, there are flats to rent near St James’s that are more affordable. For example, Covent Garden is within walking distance. If you can afford to live in St James’s, you will find it to be a beautiful place to live.
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