Located just 30 mins from Central London, Barnes has the peaceful atmosphere of a quintessential country village, and is famous for its strong sense of community, great expanses of green Common, and the beautiful duck pond. Fantastic transport links and world class schools make it a desirable location for buyers wishing to bring up families in a safe, rural atmosphere while benefiting from fast and efficient access to Central London.
Excellent transport links serve the village; from Barnes Bridge Station - a 10-minute walk from The Villas - services reach Central London in just 24 minutes.
A 10-minute bus ride will take you to Hammersmith, where you can access London's underground network via the Hammersmith & City, Circle, District and Piccadilly lines.
For international travel, London's Heathrow, Gatwick and City Airports can all be reached by car in under an hour.
World class schools make Barnes a desirable location for families.
A range of excellent state schools serve the area including Barnes Primary School, rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted, which is just a seven-minute walk from The Villas.
Just a 10-minute drive away, on Lonsdale Road, is St Paul's, a highly-academic, private boy's schools - here you will also find Colet Court, a preparatory school for boys.
Harrodian School, another top-performing private school, is also located on Lonsdale Road, catering for boys and girls of all ages, from preparatory level to sixth form.
For international students, the Ofsted rated 'outstanding', Swedish School is also on Lonsdale Road.
In nearby Hammersmith is the Bute House Preparatory School for girls and St Paul's School for girls. Jacques Prevert, an independent French primary school, is also in Hammersmith.
The Villas is also perfectly placed within easy reach of some of London's top universities including The University of Roehampton, which has been ranked the best modern university in London in three major UK league tables - the Complete University Guide 2016, the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and the Guardian University Guide 2016.