5 of the Best Apartments to Buy in London Right Now

For those looking to buy a home in London, the good news is that there is a wealth of fantastic apartments to choose from across all 32 boroughs.

Many of these property opportunities are flush with modern charm and unique character that makes them attractive propositions for buyers of all situations and backgrounds. Many are housed in repurposed older buildings while others are brand new contemporary apartments - whatever the setting, the same high standards of amenities, fixtures and surroundings always apply.

In this guide, we're going to highlight some of the best apartments in London in the Berkeley catalogue, handpicked for their impeccable presentations, their unique settings and their wonderful locations.

2 Bedroom apartment, Filmworks Ealing

As the site of the former Forum Theatre, a stalwart of Ealing's famous cinematic history, Filmworks in Ealing is a collection of tasteful 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments that are part of a thriving residential community.

Modern and trendy, a 1 bedroom apartment in Bogart House is a property to truly get excited about. Inspired by the art deco styling that shaped the architecture of the roaring twenties, the apartments at Filmworks combine the storied culture of Ealing with all the best amenities of the 21st century. The homes in Bogart House are located in one of the great cultural landmarks in Ealing and are a once-in-a-lifetime property opportunity.

It gets better though - a vibrant hub of shops and dining venues will sit just outside the front door of these apartments, and the development itself will include an 8-screen Picturehouse cinema, hosting a compelling mix of both new, old, indie and blockbuster films for your viewing pleasure. A stretch of green space surrounds the building and certain apartments feature balconies with views of Pitzhanger Manor and Walpole Park.

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3 Bedroom apartment, Grand Union

Well-placed in the heart of Northwest London, the Grand Union development is one of the most exciting on the Berkeley roster. With a choice of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom Manhattan apartments, the property opportunities here are second to none.

Built around the central tenet of community, Grand Union will be a truly pioneering canalside destination. The new Canalside Piazza offers a café, waterside restaurant and bar as well as other on-site amenities including Co-op supermarket and Twisty Tails nursery. A veritable neighbourhood of like-minded people, the apartments here are surrounded by landscaped gardens, including a full riverside meadow and waterside walks, giving a slice of peace and tranquillity at the heart of the capital. Facilities for residents here also include a residents' lounge and a ten-pin bowling alley to be enjoyed with friends and family.

The 3-bedroom apartments here are spacious and well-appointed with modern luxuries to help residents feel at home as possible. Many feature three bathrooms, and the extra space makes it ideal for families looking to raise children in a fun-filled and laid-back setting. With an estimation completion date of Q4 2022, these are property listings to keep an eye on.

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1 Bedroom apartment, Woodberry Down

For lots of people, having access to natural green areas close to where they live is high on the agenda when they're searching for a new home. This can be a tough ask when house hunting in London - and that's what makes Woodberry Down such a fantastic opportunity.

The apartments in this wonderful 64 acre development are housed in buildings that are surrounded by acres of resplendent nature and green space. Woodberry Down itself is actually a Regeneration Project located on the banks of two reservoirs, one a nature reserve opened by Sir David Attenborough in 2016 and the other, a serene sailing lake. The development is committed to provide a range of habitats for the areas plentiful wildlife and giving a little something back through energy conservation.

Residents can discover a community to be part of at the heart of all of this natural beauty, all well-connected to be just 8 minutes from King's Cross station. In the apartments themselves, residents can enjoy a luxury standard of interior design and fixtures, with elegant furnishings and tasteful decorations to add a touch of class to the unique setting of the down and the reservoir beyond. Many of the apartments enjoy sumptuous views across landscaped greenery, trees or water, adding a bucolic feel to the exterior surroundings.

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2 Bedroom apartment, Royal Warwick Square

For that true central London style, you can't get more classy or more high-end than the apartments at our Royal Warwick Square development. These are some of the finest Berkeley properties, placed at the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

With sophisticated interiors, embellished by natural light from large windows, the 2 bedroom apartments of Royal Warwick Square are perfect for both young professionals and the retired, providing a well-connected home that's in easy reach of all of the best retail and gastronomic destinations in London. Framed around courtyards below that are flush with landscaping and green space, these apartments have an exclusive feel to them for that extra level of privacy to retreat to.

Besides the homes themselves, Royal Warwick Square has a number of on-site facilities which are reserved for the use of residents. A concierge service ensures that you have peace-of-mind in case anything needs fixing or sorting for your apartment, while a 10 seater private cinema and leisure suite give you somewhere to kick back, catch a film and enjoy some time to yourself after a day at work. Outside the development, the location means that you're only a short distance from the iconic cultural venues and Michelin starred restaurants of the borough beyond.

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1 bedroom apartments, Royal Arsenal Riverside

Positioned in the South East of London, Royal Arsenal Riverside is an established community which includes homes built to high-standards of quality that Berkeley residents have come to expect. Situated in a prime location along the River Thames and offering a buzzing retail hub, this is an elegant option for the modern city.

With views across the waters of the River Thames along with a wealth of transport options and links, Royal Arsenal Riverside's location is unparalleled, giving you access to blue space, green areas and connections into the centre of the city. An on-site Thames Clipper Pier means Uber Boat makes it easy to travel through the East and Central London Zones, taking you right up to Battersea Power Station, while the National Rail and DLR stations are just a short walk from your home.

Better yet, the much anticipated Elizabeth line will have a station right at the heart of the development.

Another advantage to Royal Arsenal Riverside is the importance in the development for community. Whatever your background, whatever your age, you'll get access to a community of interesting and friendly co-residents in the apartments around, including commuters, families and retirees, all calling the Royal Arsenal Riverside their home for the long-term. With the highly anticipated creative district; Woolwich Works launching in Sept 2021 and set to rival London Southbank this provides another place for residents and visitors to meet.

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Those are some of the best apartments in London available to buy in the Berkeley Group catalogue. London property opportunities are some of the most exciting around, and the above apartments are already selling fast.

To find out more about our trendy and modern London apartments, visit our London developments page.