Estate Agents in Clapton - Area Guide

Estate Agents in Clapton, E5

Alex Neil are first choice for many as estate agents in Clapton, E5. We are a multi-award-winning estate agency and specialise in sales and lettings in Clapton, E5 and the surrounding areas. 

In Travelcard Zone 2 to the north-east of central London, Clapton is within the London Borough of Hackney. Historic records of the area date back to 1339 and originally, Clapton formed a small hamlet until its division into Upper Clapton to the north, and Lower Clapton to the south. The two areas are defined by the junction with Lea Bridge Road and Clapton Pond.

Over the years, Lower and Upper Clapton expanded greatly becoming popular areas to reside. In the late 18th century many extravagant country houses were constructed, and Clapton itself evolved into a prosperous neighbourhood. The opening of Clapton railway station in 1872 stimulated further property development, the easy commute to the city brought an influx of new residents.  

Clapton sustained substantial bomb damage and destruction during WWII, but Georgian and Victorian dwellings can still be found throughout the area and surrounding Clapton Common. Green open spaces are abundant in Clapton and they include 16th century Clapton Pond and Clapton Square public garden.

Springfield Park in Upper Clapton offers a wealth of facilities that includes tennis courts, a cricket pitch, rugby, and football pitches. The park itself sits on the extensive grounds of a Grade II listed building. Independent retailers can be found along Lower Clapton Road. International cafes and restaurants offer a wide variety of dining choices. Chatsworth Road hosts a busy Sunday market offering fruit and vegetables and other household products.

Commuting from Clapton is straightforward courtesy of three Overground stations. Rectory Road, Clapton and Hackney Downs provide connections to Liverpool Street Station. There are plenty of bus routes which with access to Victoria, London Bridge, Oxford Circus and Whitechapel.

Clapton is a vibrant hub of shops and amenities with a wide choice of bars and restaurants. The green spaces and historic architecture provide a suburban feel and its proximity to the City, abundant amenities, wide ranging house styles and prices continue to make Clapton a popular choice to make a home.

When you need an estate agents in Clapton to establish the sales or rental value of your property, our office in E3 is on hand to advise and we look forward to hearing from you. If Clapton sounds like an appealing area to live, more information on neighbouring areas is available in our Stratford E15 Area Guide, Hackney E9 Area Guide, Hackney Wick E9 Area Guide, Bethnal Green E2 Area Guide and Bow E3 Area Guide.

Fees

Tenant Information

Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details Alex Neil are members of CMP (client money protect)

Property Redress Scheme Membership details: Alex Neil are members of The Property Ombudsman. Membership number N00018.