Set above a looping section of the Thames, Chiswick is a riverside village turned desirable suburb, where attractive period properties and generous green space line up alongside a vibrant mix of shops and restaurants to lure residents in for the long term. The area’s genteel charms, though, do not mean it’s off the transport map. With good road connections, links to Heathrow and only a half hour’s journey from the West End, the area is a commuter’s paradise. In addition, the schools and period homes lure families, while young professionals are drawn to the bustling Chiswick High Road and proximity to the Thames. These new residents add even more vibrancy and diversity to what historically a creative area was. Chiswick is one of the safest areas in London, with exceptionally low crime rates, especially when compared to other areas in London.