Mayfair is bordered by Oxford Street to the North, Picadilly and Green Park to the South, Hyde Park to the west and Regent’s Park to the east. Mayfair has been an aristocratic playground for 300 years. This central area of London was named after May Fair, the annual spring festival renowned for its pedlars, jugglers and sideshows. Most of the area was first developed between the mid 17th century and the mid 18th century as a fashionable residential district, by a number of landlords, the most important of them the Grosvenor family. The Rothschild family bought up large areas of Mayfair in the 19th century. The freehold of a large section of Mayfair also belongs to the Crown Estate.
The most expensive property on the Monopoly Board offers properties for sale among the most prestigious of London. The atmosphere of this area is the elegance. The streets contain some of the finest shopping establishments in the world, expensive car showroom, jewelers and prestigious restaurants. Bond Street for example is one of London’s most famous high-end shopping streets. It also boasts a coterie of private art galleries, showing some of the best contemporary art, and beautiful parks and squares with some of London’s finest garden.
Commercially, Mayfair is a very dynamic place with many financial places, major corporate headquarters and hedge funds. Bond Street, Oxford Street, Regent Street, and Savile Row have now become the centre of London’s fashion industry and the world’s most famous designers have showcase stores there. Mayfair’s nightlife is animated by the wealthy and luxurious clubs. This luxurious living environment attracts lots of celebrities and royals alike.
Mayfair is truly a microcosm, all life is here from all over the world, yet with its beautiful squares and parks to rest in, it also remains a peaceful haven in the centre of the great city of London and in many ways an amazing place to live, work and visit. Exceptionally exclusive and highly fashionable, it’s not surprising to find the most London’s expensive properties for sale in Mayfair.From the contemporary studios to the red brick town mansions, the diversity of properties for sale in Mayfair is great.