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Top 10 Houses to Rent Now in London & Beyond

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Top 10 Houses to Rent Now in London & Beyond

Discover our guide for the top 10 houses on the market to rent today


Has the current property situation got you wondering what the rental market’s like right now? If you’re considering a move into a rental property, you’re in luck; there are some beauties on the market right now. These 10 properties have caught our eye this week, located all over the country. Here is C&THs round up to the best properties on the market to rent now…

Wayneflete Tower, Esher

castleCombining historic grandeur and contemporary living, this truly unique home is arranged over four floors and set in an acre of immaculately kept landscape gardens. The Tower is steeped in history dating back to the 15th century and has been renovated by the present owner to provide a spacious, comfortable family home with all the modern amenities required while still maintaining the character and charm of this beautiful building. The Tower benefits from a stunning ground floor glass extension, with doors onto the terrace overlooking the gardens and river. With 6 bedrooms, this is the perfect house for entertaining or for families who desire spacious living. Available through Wills & Smerdon at for £12,500 pcm

St Johns Wood Park, Westminster

sjwThis beautiful double fronted 8 bed house is set in a prime location in central London. Arranged over five floors, this period residence benefits from a pristinely kept large landscaped rear garden, lift access and two whole floors of entertaining space. The house is securely gated with a carriage driveway and parking for more than 10 cars. Tenants can also benefit from the home cinema and gym, making this the perfect rental home for a family requiring space and all the modern conveniences for day to day life. Available through Sotheby’s International Realty for £15,950 pw.

The Vale, Chelsea

rentBuilt between 1911-13 by FE Williams, No.7 The Vale is one of a pair of symmetrical houses with open views down Mulberry Walk. With 3.6 m ceilings and original fireplaces this property has all the characteristics desired by those wanting to rent a listed property. This bright house has flexible accommodation and, unusually for a listed building, has a large family room and gym under the garden linking the kitchen to the garden conservatory. The vale is a quiet tree lined road located between the Kings’s Road and Fulham Road, making this house extremely sought after for urban families. Available through Strutt & Parker for £7,900 pw.

Hoggington Lane, Wiltshire

cottageThis handsome period Grade II listed farmhouse believed to date back to the 16th century is full of charm and character situated at the end of a country lane with pleasant gardens and rural views. This property contains all of the traditional country house features – beamed ceilings large inglenook fireplaces with a cast iron wood burning stoves and that all important AGA. This property has an adjoined self-contained 2-bedroom cottage and scenic gardens surrounding the property, there is also a stable block to accommodate 2/3 horses and the use of an approximate 3 acre paddock making this the perfect rental home for those looking to escape the city buzz and enjoy the fresh country air. Available through Carter Jonas for £3,500 pcm.

Oak Hill Road, Sevenoaks

hamptonsThis striking and contemporary detached family home is in a prime position within walking distance from the town and station on one of Sevenoaks most desired streets. Arranged over three floors together with a garaging level the layout is spacious and versatile. There are 8 bedrooms in total, the guests rooms with en suites and the master bedroom suite fitted with a jacuzzi. Thought the properties specification is of a high standard, particular attention to detail has been paid to capitalising on the abundance of natural light with the use of large windows, bi-folding doors and Juliet balconies. Available through Hamptons for £1,750 pw.

Park Village East, London

white-houseAn outstanding opportunity to rent a magnificent 6 bedroom Grade II Listed property. This beautiful double fronted house has been modernised to the highest standard. With views across rear terraces and landscaped gardens from the living room this house offers flexible family and entertaining space arranged over four floors. Park Village East is located on the eastern side of Regents Park within close proximity to all the amenities of both Primrose Hill, and Marylebone High Street, making this house extremely desirable.  Available through Astonchase for £4,950 pw.

Prince Albert Road, London

knightfrankThis impressive stucco fronted 6 bedroom house, located in St John’s Wood has a distinctly English village feel yet enjoys a cosmopolitan population and mix of restaurants and shops. This interior designed property has been finished to an exemplary standard and features well laid out family accommodation. The house comprises of a master bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing area, 5 further bedrooms, 4 further bathrooms, a beautifully modern kitchen with eat in area, dining room, 2 spacious reception rooms and utility room. The property further benefits from off street parking for 4 cars, a gated driveway and private garden. And un like most rentals this house is available furnished or unfurnished. Available through Knight Frank for £12,000 pw.

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Britannia Road, Fulham

stjThis stunning family house set within the sought after Moore Park Estate benefits from a cosy reception, eat-in kitchen, private garden, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Also boasting modern features and a wealth of storage throughout. This property has immaculately kept wooden floors, high ceilings and high- spec kitchen with plenty of entertaining space. The ground floor is predominately open plan with fold back doors to the rear of the house lead out into the garden offering this property plenty of light and volume. Available through Haus Properties for £1,600 pw.

Boxworth Road, Elsworth

farmhouseThis substantial Georgian 5 bedroom detached Farmhouse enjoys a rural setting within the beautiful village of Elsworth, approximately equidistant to Cambridge and Huntingdon. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, 3 receptions rooms, study, modern kitchen complete with Aga and utility room. Generous master bedroom with en suite, 3 further double bedrooms, 1 single bedroom, family bathroom and shower room. Set within large mature gardens including walled gardens, outbuildings and orchard this property is perfect for those looking for a country retreat. The house comes unfurnished with garden services included. Available through Cheffins for £813 pw.

Mallord Street, Chelsea

houseThis superb Grade II Listed building, the former home and art studio of the acclaimed artist Augustus John, in this prime location in the heart of Chelsea. The house has been redesigned, reconfigured, extended and refurbished to the highest of standards. This property benefits from a small paved garden making it low maintenance and easy to care for, perfect for those working in the city. This 5 bed house has plenty of room for family life, complete with basement wine cellar, it is also perfect for the entertainers amongst us. Available through JLL Residential for £8,500 pw.

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