Want to hang out with your neighbours? Live in a mews
This year with the Royal Wedding, The Big Lunch and The Great Get Together Weekend, London has been hosting more street parties than ever. Our founder, Antoine Lurot, even suggested that a mews property might achieve a higher sale price if it is located in a street with a reputation for neighbourliness. “Some mews have been holding street parties for decades and a house in a pretty one like Bathurst Mews in Paddington, that is obviously loved by the owners, stands out a mile and will garner more interest, a faster sale and normally a higher price than if it wasn’t,” he says. Read on to discover how one expat oil executive found true community spirit when he moved to a mews.