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Harrow - Area Guide

Harrow is a diverse and welcoming neighborhood on the outskirts of London. Baker Street can be reached in 21 minutes by the Metropolitan Line. A wide variety of national and international retailers, eateries, and a farmer’s market is available in the area. Harrow is always bustling with activity because of the influx of shoppers from neighboring communities. The London Borough of Harrow is one of the greenest areas in the city, with parks and open spaces accounting for almost 20% of its total area.

Families from higher income brackets flock to Harrow for excellent schools and short commutes to nearby offices. A campus of Westminster University can be found in Harrow. In 2010, the Usurp Art Gallery & Studios debuted in West Harrow. It’s the only public space in the borough dedicated to artists and organizes programs to help them succeed professionally. For Arts Council England, this is a crown jewel of an endeavor.

Zone 5 includes the areas around the four tube stations serving the borough of Harrow: Harrow on the Hill, West Harrow, North Harrow, and Harrow & Wealdstone on the Bakerloo Line. Other than the London Overground, Chiltern Railways and London Midland provide service to the stations, and Harrow & Wealdstone is on the London Underground. Additionally, Harrow serves as a major hub for local bus travel.

Harrow is a great option if you’re looking for a low-cost place to live in London because it’s so close to the city and it consists of amazing properties for sale. Most of of the properties for sale in Harrow, consist of turn of century terraces, pre-war town center flats, and semi-detached houses, however, Harrow on the Hill has a conservation district with many listed buildings that rarely change owners and are highly expensive and luxurious.

Properties For Sale in Harrow

Map of Properties in Harrow

Key Features of Harrow

In comparison to the rest of Harrow, which is known for its bustling town center and streets lined with Metroland thirty-year-old semis, Harrow on the Hill is a completely different environment away from the city life. Other than this area, Harrow View is a massive redevelopment project on the site of the old Kodak factory, which includes the construction of new residences as well as a public elementary and secondary school.

Harrow, a borough in central London, has excellent transportation options for its people who need to get into the city quickly and easily for work. The borough is connected to major National Rail stations, including Paddington and King’s Cross, by several major Underground lines. Harrow on the Hill (Chiltern Railways) and Harrow & Wealdstone both provide service on the Overground route (National Rail).

Harrow is a great place to spend time away, with its many parks and green areas, as well as the Harrow Hill Golf Course, tennis club, and riding school. Popular spots for a night out or special occasion meal include Sorrentina, Taste of China, and Incanto Restaurant, all of which are reflective of the area’s cultural mix. The Doll’s House on the Hill is a great place to eat breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea, and if you have a sweet taste, The Chocolate Room will never disappoint you.

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