Brentford and Isleworth’s Housing Market and Transport Links

Brentford and Isleworth offers a range of residential properties, as well as a diverse rental market. In this guide, we’ll take a look at the housing stock, prices, and development projects in the area, as well as the transport links and commute times to help you make an informed decision about investing in the area.

Housing Stock in Brentford and Isleworth

The area has a total of around 3,000 properties, with the majority being 1 and 2 bedroom flats, followed by 3 bedroom houses. This is slightly lower than the average for London as a whole, where the majority of properties are 2 and 3 bedrooms. 

Rental Market in Brentford and Isleworth

In Brentford and Isleworth, around 30% of properties are currently available to rent, with the remaining 70% being owner-occupied. This is slightly lower than the average for London, where around 35% of properties are available to rent. It’s important to consider the renting v occupier rate when choosing a buy-to-let location, as a higher percentage of rental properties can indicate a strong demand for rental housing in the area.

Average House Prices in Brentford and Isleworth

The average house price for 1 bedroom flats in Brentford and Isleworth is around £300,000, with 2 bedroom flats averaging at around £400,000 and 3 bedroom houses at £500,000. This is much lower than the average for London as a whole, where 1 bedroom flats average at £450,000, 2 bedroom flats at £600,000 and 3 bedroom houses at £800,000.

New Build Properties in Brentford and Isleworth

Brentford and Isleworth has a good mix of older and newer properties, with around 15% of the housing stock being new builds. This is slightly lower than the average for London, where around 20% of properties are new builds. It’s important to consider the age of the housing stock when choosing a buy-to-let location, as newer properties may require less maintenance and have more modern amenities, whereas older properties may have more character and charm.

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Major Housing Development Projects in Brentford and Isleworth

There are several major housing development projects in Brentford and Isleworth, including the Brentford Community Stadium and Brentford Lock West. For more information on these and other housing development projects in the area, visit the Hounslow Council website.

Transport Links in Brentford and Isleworth

Both Brentford and Isleworth have easy access to the Piccadilly line. Brentford Station is located in the town centre, providing quick and convenient access to central London, while Isleworth Station is located on the outskirts of the town, with connections to Hounslow, Ealing, and Acton.

In addition to the Underground, Brentford and Isleworth also have bus connections throughout the area and to surrounding areas. Bus routes 237, 267, and H91 run through Brentford, connecting it to places like Hounslow, Ealing, and Heathrow Airport. Isleworth also has several bus routes, including the H28, which connects the town to Twickenham and Richmond, and the 190, which connects Isleworth to Hounslow and Feltham.

Brentford and Isleworth are both situated near major road networks such as the A4 and M4, making it easy to access other parts of London and the surrounding areas.

Finally, for those who prefer to cycle or walk, Brentford and Isleworth both have dedicated cycle lanes and footpaths, making it easy to explore the area on two wheels or on foot.

In conclusion, Brentford and Isleworth offers a diverse range of residential properties at relatively lower prices compared to London as a whole. With a mix of older and newer properties and several major housing development projects underway, the area offers plenty of investment opportunities. The rental market is also strong, with around 30% of properties available to rent. The area also boasts excellent transport links, with easy access to the Underground, buses, and major road networks.

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