The name of the Knightsbridge district has become a synonym of wealth, elegant taste, and diversity. This is an international centre for shopping, expensive real estate, parks, cosy cafes, and fashionable restaurants. Many successful people from all over the world live in this area. Almost all the attributes of luxury are gathered here: ancient streets with English-style houses and centuries-old trees, smoothly turning into one another, which then suddenly take you to one of the bustling streets of London - Brompton Road. This wonderful street is familiar to many fashionable women and shopping lovers. It is almost impossible that all the exemplary boutiques of the best brands of the world are lined up along Brompton Road. Moreover, the famous Harrods and Harvey Nichols stores are also positioned here.
Knightsbridge was first mentioned in manuscripts dated 1140. At that time in history, it was a village that belonged to Westminster Abbey. Knightsbridge was named after the bridge over the River Westbourne, which now runs underground, and the bridge is hidden under too.
Interestingly enough, in the Middle Ages Knightsbridge did not have the best reputation. This place was popular with representatives of the criminal world. The village was located in a large forest surrounding London, the remains of which are now Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.
However, since the beginning of the XIX century, the Knightsbridge has changed dramatically.
Today, Knightsbridge is one of the richest and most fashionable London districts. Here are positioned the most expensive, impeccably stylish, exclusive shops, hotels and restaurants, worthy of a Queen’s visit herself. In the apartments with the highest prices in the world live many representatives of the British aristocracy, celebrities and wealthy foreigners.
Knightsbridge’s biggest benefit is its perfect location. Being in the center make trips to any part of London fast and easy. In addition to several subway stations available nearby (Knightsbridge, South Kensington, Sloane Square and Hyde Park Corner), Victoria Railway Station and the bus station of the same name are located nearby. From the Knightsbridge station via the Piccadilly line, it’s very convenient to get to the West End, where London’s many cultural and entertainment sites are concentrated.
The development in Knightsbridge Court
Visiting Knightsbridge, you may want to stay in this area forever, as it offers so many impressive places to see and visit, all of which are located next door! We present you a stunning three-bedroom apartment located in Knightsbridge Court - this is a unique building with high ceilings that was built around 1930 and is located in the heart of Knightsbridge.
This apartment includes two beautiful bright bedrooms with built-in spacious wardrobes; a small bedroom/children's room or office; impeccably equipped kitchen with original interior design and compelling furnishing details; a spacious hall leading to a large dining room with a dining table for six people and luxurious bathrooms. Residents are also provided with a 24-hour concierge service. The building has an elevator.
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Some of the most prestigious schools in London are located in Knightsbridge. For example, Eaton Square School offers pre-school education, Hill House and Knightsbridge School teach children under 13 years old, Eaton House School in Belgravia, Queens College School is a school for girls, and there are many others. In addition, all the leading universities in London are located nearby and are easily accessible.
First of all, everyone visits Buckingham Palace. The peculiarity of this castle is that here you can meet the Queen because this is the official residence of the British monarchs.
Hyde Park with Serpentine gallery and stunning Kensington Gardens are the main treasures of the area, they occupy almost 2.5 km2 and give visitors and residents of the city the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent scenery, ride a boat or horses.
An unforgettable place to visit is also the largest and one of the most visited art museums in the world - the Victoria & Albert Museum. It holds a collection of all kinds of arts and crafts from different times and peoples. Here is the famous concert hall "Royal Albert Hall" which hosts the best musical performances, British festivals, some official royal celebrations and many charity events.