Luxury Interiors on Kensington Palace Gardens: London’s Elite Street

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In London’s affluent Kensington and Chelsea borough, Kensington Palace Gardens consistently ranks among the most prestigious and expensive residential addresses globally. Known for its lavish residences amidst lush greenery, this expensive street is adjacent to Kensington Gardens. It connects Notting Hill and Kensington — making it a prime location for high-net-worth individuals. This neighbourhood is also close to iconic landmarks like the Royal Albert Hall and the Natural History Museum.

Property types & prices

The architectural styles along Kensington Palace Gardens are diverse. There are properties with Grand Victorian terraces, massive mansions and contemporary townhouses gracing the street. These properties rarely go up for sale and command high prices globally. With an average property price of £21,500,000 (as of January 2024), this exclusivity is due to limited availability, prestigious central location (W8 postcode), proximity to Kensington Palace and high security and privacy residents enjoy.

Residential scenario & opulent interiors

The residents of Kensington Palace Gardens come from significant wealth and influence, with notable names like Lakshmi Mittal and Roman Abramovich. Home to several international embassies and grand mansions, this street exudes exclusivity and attracts a global elite seeking luxury.

Luxury in London

Luxury extends beyond property prices and grand architecture within the opulent Kensington Palace Gardens. The interiors are designed to match the grandeur of the exteriors – transforming these homes into elegant havens.

Here’s a glimpse into some of the design elements that define a luxury home in Kensington Palace Gardens:

  • High-end materials: Most of these residences are designed using opulent materials like rich wood panelling, marble flooring and plush carpets
  • Statement lighting: Chandeliers, designer lamps, pendant lights and warm lighting fixtures for added drama
  • Art and antiques: Original artwork, sculptures and carefully picked antiques from around the world add a touch of personality, plus history
  • Bespoke soft furnishings: Custom-made curtains, throws and cushions in luxurious fabrics like velvet, silk or cashmere
  • High-quality furniture: Classic armchairs, handcrafted dining tables, custom cabinetry and cosy sofas upholstered in luxurious fabrics exude timeless style
  • Spa-like bathrooms: Luxurious bathrooms with relaxing bathtubs, steam showers and radiant floor heating

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InStyle Direct: redefining luxury interiors

InStyle Direct, a leading London-based furnishings and interior design firm, aligns perfectly with the level of luxury found in these prestigious homes. Founded in 2004, InStyle boasts a proven track record of providing exceptional interior solutions for discerning property developers, landlords, tenants and homeowners. Led by Mansi Mehra, all designers are equipped to elevate furnishings solutions by offering varied services — from high-quality furniture to made-to-measure curtains and bespoke soft furnishings.

Focusing on flawless finishes and high-quality furniture, InStyle Direct services ensure properties are desirable to potential tenants – maximising rental yields for property owners.

FAQs:

Kensington Palace Gardens holds the crown for being the most expensive street in London; however, another area within Kensington boasts similar affluence. This neighbourhood is Phillimore Gardens, known for its grand Victorian terraces and secluded atmosphere and yes, one of the most expensive parts of Kensington
Jacobean architecture — the second phase of Renaissance architecture in England following the Elizabethan style.
With fenced borders, Kensington Gardens is more formal than Hyde Park. Kensington Gardens is open to the public only during daylight, whereas Hyde Park is open for the public from 5 am until midnight all year round.
Victorian terraces, classical mansions and contemporary townhouses.

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