The team at Hamptons International Barnes is led by Michael Randall who has specialised in property in the Barnes and Sheen area for over 15 years. Hamptons Barnes provide a wealth of knowledge, experience and unrivalled service in the local property market.
Barnes is a fashionable and affluent riverside village, nestling on the South bank of the River Thames and forming part of the Greater London Borough Of Richmond Upon Thames. The 120 acres of common land and the delightful village green with it’s duck pond have helped preserve the village like atmosphere and charm, so coveted by local residents. It is hard to believe the country village feeling that Barnes still has retained, bearing in mind that it is only six miles from Hyde park Corner and 20 minutes from Waterloo by train.
One of the most popular amenities is the Wetlands, recently described as a “ biodiversity hot spot” for being the home to more than 40 species of birds. Other attractive amenities are Barn Elms, Barnes Common, the cricket pitches, riverside walks and the 2,500 acres of deer inhabited Richmond park.
Barnes is popular with British and overseas families alike, who are attracted to Barnes’s village like charm and excellent schooling such as St Paul’s, The Harrodian, St Osmund’s Primary and the Swedish School, as well as the wide variety of restaurants and boutique style shops . Barnes also has superb transport links into the City, the West End and out to the Home Counties, with the motorway network providing access to London’s principal airports. For commuters Barnes Railway Station (over ground) provides services to Clapham Junction and Waterloo, whilst local bus routes give access to Hammersmith and the West End.
The area also boasts numerous leisure and sporting facilities including The Roehampton Club, The Bank of England Sports Club and a host of excellent golf courses.