FOCUS ON: HAMMERSMITH

OVERSTONE RD
Price: £264,950
A one-bedroom flat on the raised ground floor of a mid-terrace Victorian house. It is situated between Hammersmith and Brackenbury Village. It also has a reception room, a kitchen and a shower room. The property does lack outside space but it is close to Ravenscourt Park. Contact: Winkworth on 020 7371 4466 www.winkworth.co.uk

WELTJE RD
Price: £1,499,999
This smart five bedroom family home is located close to the river. Downstairs, there is a double reception room with a spacious eat-in kitchen. The property has both off-street parking and a rear garden with patio terrace. The cellar has been converted into a utility room.
Contact: Hamptons on 020 8987 8444,
www.hamptons.co.uk

BERYL RD,
Price: £690,000
Located just south of Hammersmith Broadway, this family home is set over three floors. It has three bedrooms, of which one is en suite. There is also a spacious reception room with a dining area. The fitted kitchen looks out onto the back garden, which is mostly patio. The property is also close to the Thames.
Contact: KFH on 020 8563 9633, www.kfh.co.uk

NEED TO KNOW | HAMMERSMITH

Commuting: Hammersmith is incredibly well-connected, served by the District, Piccadilly and Circle lines, about 30 minutes from the City. It is close to the A40 and the A4.

Schools: St Paul’s Girls School, Latymer Upper School and the Godolphin and Latymer School are all highly-regarded independent schools. Brackenbury primary is strong. Sacred Heart is a state Catholic secondary.

Crime: Slightly worse than the national average.
Restaurants & Pubs: Plenty of gastropubs, including the Anglesea Arms and the Havelock. The Gate is great for veggies. The Dove is a cosy pub on the river with an outside terrace for the summer and an open fire in the winter.

Parks & Leisure: The river offers rowing, sailing and canoeing. Ravenscourt Park and Brook Green are green spaces. Plays at the Lyric Theatre often hit the West End and the Hammersmith Apollo has well-known bands and comedians.

Famous People: Bill Bailey, James May