Putney is located in the London Borough of Wandsworth and considered to be one of the most beautiful and accessible suburban areas of London.
Interesting facts and the history
The first mention of Putney was in the Domesday Book in 1086, where it was written as Putelei. It grew into a village during the Medieval period, and by the 1700s there was a parish church, schools and almshouses, although it remained a working-class area. The 400 acre Putney Heath has been a frequented spot for Londoners seeking some fresh air and leisure time since the reign of Elizabeth I, and was also the place of some fatal duels over the years.
Accommodation and rooms to rent in Putney
Rental prices in the area have grown significantly over the last years, However, it is currently still cheaper to rent a place in Putney than in a different nearby areas of London, such as Fulham and Wandsworth. Many of the available properties are Victorian and detached period houses, most of which have been transformed into separate apartments.
The area is well connected, with some of the best transport links in South West London for commuters. Putney Bridge and East Putney are both on the District Line, which takes you in around 10 minutes to Earls Court and in around 22 minutes to Piccadilly Circus.