Find your new local with this quick tour of some of London's best historic pubs and apartments for sale nearby. Riverside beer gardens, live music hotspots and a notorious East End drinking hole... could one of these be your new local?
Pub: The Mayflower, Rotherhithe
Named after the famous ship that transported the first Pilgrims from Rotherhithe to Virginia, USA. Today, The Mayflower pub is decorated with rifles, ropes, model ships and pulleys hanging from ceilings and sideboards, evoking the maritime adventures of its namesake vessel.
Property nearby: Mayflower Street, Rotherhithe, SE16
£350,000 | One bedroom apartment
This one bedroom flat is tucked away a few moments from the river, close to Rotherhithe Overground station and Bermondsey tube station. Ideally located, it is surrounded by green areas and plenty of amenities such as local coffee shops, barbers, supermarkets and restaurants. The property includes an off-street parking space and a private pathway to the Thames.
Pub: The Prospect of Whitby
Built in 1520, The Prospect of Whitby claims to be the oldest riverside tavern in London. Situated in a quiet corner of Wapping, this atmospheric pub is perfect for a peaceful pint or hearty Sunday lunch, and its terrace overlooking the water is a lovely spot during the summer months.
Property nearby: Riverside Mansions, Wapping, E1W
£550,000 | One bedroom apartment
This stunning duplex is located near the Thames, with a west-facing balcony overlooking the communal gardens. This property is set over two floors and includes a porter, gym and off-street parking.
Pub: The French House Soho
The French House is located in lively Soho and was used as a meeting place for members of the French Resistance during WWII. The pub mostly serves French drinks, and sells more Ricard than any other pub in Britain!
Property nearby: Bateman Street, Soho, W1D
£599,995 | One bedroom apartment
This one bedroom flat is set within a period conversion and offers a bright reception room with separate kitchen. The bedroom features two fitted wardrobes and large windows, and the living room has access to a large roof terrace.
Pub: The Carpenter's Arms, Brick Lane
London gangster twins Ronnie and Reggie Kray once purchased this pub for their mother as a gift! The two notorious criminals used to hide their crime scenes in the basement, but it's now a far more respectable venue in this diverse and historic area.
Property nearby: Wilmot Street, Bethnal Green, E2
£425,000 | One bedroom apartment
This excellent value one bedroom apartment offers stylish East London living in a desirable street right next to Bethnal Green tube station. Exposed brickwork, open-plan layout, sleek white shower room and a bay window to the bedroom make this a characterful and welcoming home.
Pub: The Dublin Castle, Camden Town
The Dublin Castle is located in the heart of Camden Town and is regularly nominated one of the best pubs in London. With a reputation for showcasing new music, the Castle is a lively and friendly destination, well worth a visit most nights of the week.
Property nearby: Camden Road, Camden, NW1
£525,000 | Two bedroom apartment
This two bedroom apartment is situated moments from The Dublin Castle and all the other attractions of Camden. A high standard of finish throughout, along with generously-sized rooms on the top floor of this Victorian conversion property create a highly appealing North London home.
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