10 luxury modern apartments London residents rate the highest

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London is known all over the world for offering the finer things in life. And when it comes to modern luxury apartments, the UK capital does not disappoint. We look at ten developments considered to be the best in the city by their residents.

Top 10 luxury apartments in London by resident ratings

For London’s prime apartment developments, there’s a lot of competition to take the top spots. On the surface, it’s hard to know which properties deliver the best facilities, service levels and overall value for money.  Thanks to the insights of our HomeViews reviewers, you don’t have to guess.

The following rankings are based purely on what the residents think of each of our top 10 luxury new build apartment blocks. These cover apartments to rent and buy. Every reviewer gives a star rating for the development’s facilities, design, location, value and management team.

If you want to know more about any of these developments, simply click and explore.

1. The Palm House, HA3

urbanbubble, Folk Co-living
4.85 (51 reviews) 4.85 (51 reviews)
Area guide to North West London
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In green and serene Harrow, just a 12 minute train from Euston, you’ll find The Palm House. It’s filled with fully-furnished studio apartments and shared spaces, each designed for an effortless living experience. You’ll enjoy an onsite co-working space, gym, cinema, cafe and two panoramic roof terraces, all included in your monthly rent. You can […] Read reviews and details of The Palm House, HA3

2. Bloom Nine Elms, SW11

4.68 (29 reviews) 4.68 (29 reviews)
Area guide to Nine Elms
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Bloom Nine Elms, by Greystar, is a collection of rental apartments located in Zone 1. Each apartment is pet-friendly and offers all the amenities you need for better living. Situated in south west London, Bloom Nine Elms has a collection of studio, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments. Onsite amenities include a 24/7 gym, swimming pools, […] Read reviews and details of Bloom Nine Elms, SW11

3. The Sessile, N17

Way of Life
4.81 (19 reviews) 4.81 (19 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Haringey
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The Sessile is a collection of studio, one, two and three bed apartments located in the heart of Tottenham Hale. Amenities include a sizeable gym, yoga studio and spaces to work throughout The Sessile to support your working week, evenings and weekends alike. Furthermore, a Private dining room and a 24/7 concierge are also available. Read reviews and details of The Sessile, N17

4. The Quarters Croydon, CR0

The Quarters by Bravo
4.76 (134 reviews) 4.76 (134 reviews)
Area guide to Croydon
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Long-term letting scheme The Quarters Croydon offers residents a stylish and convenient base in this thriving South London suburb. There are 151 high-specification studios at the development, with Croydon station only a 4-minute walk away. Trains reach London Bridge in just 14 minutes, while Gatwick Airport is also easily accessible.   Read reviews and details of The Quarters Croydon, CR0

5. The Gessner, N17

Way of Life
4.74 (80 reviews) 4.74 (80 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Haringey
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Our top ranked luxury apartment development in London is The Gessner in Tottenham Hale. The development offers 164 apartments to rent. These include a mix of studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments. In addition, there’s a range of amenities available, including a gym, smart parcel lockers, free super-fast Wi-Fi and an 24-hour on-site team. Furthermore, residents can enjoy rooftop garden views, cosy lounges and an on-site café.

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6. The Quarters Swiss Cottage, NW3

The Quarters by Bravo
4.79 (88 reviews) 4.79 (88 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Camden
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The Quarters Swiss Cottage accommodates 102 self-contained spacious units for short-term stays. Guests can enjoy a range of services and amenities, including in house maintenance and housekeeping. Similarly, Finchley Road station  is less than a minute’s walk away, meaning easy access to transport links. Likewise, there is a great selection of shops, restaurants, bars and […] Read reviews and details of The Quarters Swiss Cottage, NW3

7. Dressage Court, E2

Essential Living
4.74 (155 reviews) 4.74 (155 reviews)
Area guide to Borough of Tower Hamlets
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Boosted by great recent reviews to the number 2 spot, Dressage Court offers 104 one, two and three-bedroom apartments. The development is located in East London and offers excellent views towards the City and Canary Wharf. There’s easy access to Bethnal Green’s tube and rail stations, while residents can access a 24-hour on-site team along with shared spaces that are free for all residents to enjoy. Bear in mind that this is a rental-only development.

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8. be:here Hayes, UB3

be:here, Apo
4.66 (179 reviews) 4.66 (179 reviews)
Area guide to Hayes
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be:here Hayes is a residential development comprising of 119 one, two and three-bedroom apartments. It offers commercial units including restaurants, leisure amenities and a music venue. In addition, the development is close to Hayes & Harlington station, the M4, M25 and Heathrow Airport. Read reviews and details of be:here Hayes, UB3

9. The Lark, SW11

Allsop Letting and Management
4.23 (64 reviews) 4.23 (64 reviews)
Area guide to Nine Elms
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The Lark is an Allsop Lettings and Management development situated in Nine Elms. Residents benefit from Nine Elms Park on their doorstep and a car-free pathway between Battersea Power Station and Vauxhall Cross. Additionally, Battersea Power Station is just a 5 minute walk away, and Vauxhall Station is 15 minutes away. Furthermore, the Lark offers […] Read reviews and details of The Lark, SW11

10. Blackhorse Mills, E17

Legal & General, urbanbubble
4.64 (238 reviews) 4.64 (238 reviews)
Area guide to Walthamstow
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Blackhorse Mills rises from sixth to third in our latest update thanks to consistently excellent reviews. This great rental-only development is pet-friendly and offers residents the opportunity to decorate their apartments. Facilities include a lido, roof terrace, gym, dining rooms, and a yoga studio. Overlooking Walthamstow Wetlands, Central London is easily accessible via the Victoria Line from Blackhorse Road station.

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If you’re looking for more modern London apartments with genuine wow factor, check out our list of properties with outstanding riverside views. Alternatively, if you want to make the move out of central London, our list of top spots in Zone 4 is certainly worth a glance.

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