A London home now costs just over £526,000 on average. But there are treasures to be found for that amount or less — from a compact City pad to an entire Victorian terrace house.
Here’s what half a million pounds could buy you across London right now.
Barking & Dagenham
In London’s cheapest borough, this three-bedroom semi-detached house has a living area that leads to a long, narrow rear garden. There’s off-street parking, too. It’s for sale for £500,000.
Douglas Allen, 020 8012 2121
In Barnet, a two-bedroom terrace house has been listed for sale for £500,000. To the north of Muswell Hill, within easy reach of the Broadway, it has a private garden and a residents’ parking area.
Barnard Marcus, 020 8012 2051
Near Sidcup and New Eltham train stations, this three-bedroom end-of-terrace house has French doors that lead to the garden. There’s also a downstairs shower room in additional to the main upstairs bathroom. Guide price is £500,000.
Your Move, 020 8012 1678
A three-bedroom apartment on the first floor of a period conversion. The third bedroom could be used as a study, or kept as a single bedroom. For £500,000.
Vantage Residential, 020 8012 0107
In the heart of Beckenham, a two-bedroom apartment is for sale with a share of the freehold. The asking price is £500,000. Arranged over the top floor of a Victorian house, it also has off-street parking for two cars.
Winkworth, 020 8012 3581
Lissenden Gardens is right next to Hampstead Heath and this one-bedroom mansion flat has a private balcony off the kitchen. For £500,000.
Dexters, 020 7284 0101
City of London
A 539sq ft flat in Sir John Lyon House on the north bank of the Thames. Opposite Tate Modern and Shakespeare’s Globe theatre. For £500,000.
Hamptons, 020 8012 2886
There’s an open day to view this three-bedroom Victorian house with large rear garden in Norwood Junction on Saturday. For £495,000.
Streets Ahead, 020 8012 7632
A one-bedroom apartment is for sale for £500,000 with a private garden. Within walking distance of Ealing and the Elizabeth line at Ealing Broadway station.
Kinleigh, Folkard & Hayward, 020 8012 5163
Well located for Gordon Hill train station, this two-bedroom terrace house with a paved rear garden has extension potential. For £475,000.
Lanes, 020 8012 3098
Near Blackheath Village, a one-bedroom home on the top floor of The Paragon has a private roof terrace and communal gardens. For £500,000.
Alex Neil, 020 8012 1613
This one-bedroom apartment is on the first floor of a 1920s Portland Stone factory conversion. Character features include exposed brickwork, concrete and steel beams. For £500,000.
Keatons, 020 8012 3872
Hammersmith & Fulham
This bright two-bedroom garden flat in Barons Court has an unconverted vault area that could be put to good use, subject to planning permission. For £500,000.
Dexters, 020 7381 6381
A two-bedroom apartment in Highgate, for sale for £500,000. Situated on the third floor of an Art Deco block, the home has a large reception rom with wood flooring, plus a small balcony.
Dexters, 020 8545 8584
An apartment with two bedrooms on the first floor of this period property in Stanmore, with barrel vaulted ceilings and a private garden. For £500,000.
Hamptons, 020 8012 5234
In Havering, a detached three-bedroom house is for sale for £500,000. Near the Elizabeth line at Romford.
Purplebricks, 020 8012 7307
This new three-bedroom maisonette is near the Metropolitan line at Northwood station. For £500,000.
Gibbs Gillespie, 020 8012 5956
Within a gated development in Chiswick is this one-bedroom apartment for sale for £495,000. There’s an open-plan kitchen/living area and a balcony overlooking communal gardens.
Fletchers, 020 8987 3000
This Islington flat sits on the ground floor of a striking period conversion. High ceilings and sash windows are among stand-out features. Located between Essex Road and De Beauvoir. For £500,000.
Winkworth, 020 8012 3555
Kensington & Chelsea
A studio flat in Draycott Place, with separate kitchen and a private entrance. For £489,000.
Dexters, 020 7590 9510
Kingston upon Thames
A two-bedroom terrace cottage arranged over two floors. With a mature rear garden and useful outbuilding. For £500,000.
Gascoigne-Pees, 020 8012 1737
Reduced last month to £500,000, this two-bedroom garden flat is for sale in Brixton. The garden is shared, but the flat has a private entrance.
Kinleigh, Folkard & Hayward, 020 8012 4522
This three-bedroom terrace house with rear garden is near Mayow Park as well as Forest Hill and Sydenham stations. For £500,000.
Barnard Marcus, 020 3858 3015
A two-bedroom maisonette in Raynes Park with an open-plan kitchen/living area and doors that lead out to a rear garden. For £475,000.
Hawes & Co, 020 8012 2339
A two-bedroom flat with a balcony on the ninth floor of a new development in Stratford. There’s private underground parking and lift access. For £500,000.
Foxtons, 020 8012 6798
This three-bedroom, semi-detached house in Chadwell Heath has a detached garage and off-street parking. For £500,000.
Brian Thomas Estate Agents, 020 8012 0049
Richmond upon Thames
Near Whitton High Street and station, this three-bedroom terrace home has a conservatory and west-facing rear garden. For sale for £500,000.
Your Move, 020 8012 3700
This three-bedroom flat is a split-level, ex-local authority home in the Albion Estate. Near Canada Water tube station. For £449,999.
Ludlow Thompson, 020 8012 6536
This two-bedroom cottage near Worcester Park station has a garden and small conservatory. For £500,000.
Gascoigne-Pees, 020 8012 1742
On the third floor of a development near Canary Wharf, this two-bedroom flat has open-plan living space, a terrace and underground parking. For £500,000.
Knight Frank, 020 8012 4550
Close to three train stations, this Leyton maisonette has two bedrooms, period features and a private rear garden. For £500,000.
Lyttons, 01992, 847 056
This one-bedroom flat, close to Wandsworth Common and Clapham Junction, comes with use of a large communal garden. For £499,999.
Savills, 020 8012 0820
This studio flat near Victoria and St James’s Park has a contemporary kitchen and bathroom. For £489,000.
Yopa, 0161 468 1422