Rental and sale prices in St John's Wood

The prices below are for properties currently available to buy or rent in St John's Wood. They are recalculated daily to incorporate new properties being put on the market.

Rental and sale prices:

Bedrooms Sale price Weekly rent Yield
1 £586,779 £454 4.0%
2 £1,156,167 £759 3.4%
3 £1,901,035 £1,337 3.7%
4 £3,676,097 £2,418 3.4%

The average yield of residential rental property in St John's Wood is 3.6% per year.

This is around average for London. A large part of the overall investment return will be due to capital growth (see below) rather than rental income.

Price per square foot:

Area Price per ft2 Price per m2
St John's Wood £0/ft2 £0/m2
Greater London £930/ft2 £10,000/m2
Within the M25 £770/ft2 £8,300/m2
Floor area in St John's Wood is cheaper than the London average. Therefore this could be a good area if you need lots of space.

House price growth (per year)

We've calculated the annual growth in house prices for each street in St John's Wood, over the last 5 years. The best and worst performing streets are listed below.


A £100,000 property bought on St James's Close 5 years ago would now be worth £374,019 (30% growth per year).

Whereas a £100,000 property bought on Ashworth Road 5 years ago would only be worth £24,903 today (-24% growth per year).

Highest price growth streets in St John's Wood:

Rental yield in most of London is often quite low. Instead, investors rely on the value of the house to increase to provide a return on their investment. This is called capital growth.

Capital growth is not uniform across London - in fact, it often varies widely from street to street. Pick the right street and you can make a fortune!

On average, property prices in St John's Wood have grown at 9% per year for the last 5 years.

This is around the London average. Therefore you may wish to search in another area if very high capital growth is important!

Transport and connectivity in St John's Wood

Good transport connections will make your daily commute less painful, and can increase the value of property.

Travel times below are the average weekday peak travels time from the postal sector to central London termini, by the quickest means of public transport.

Tube and train stations in St John's Wood:

  • Maida Vale (zone 2)
    • Bakerloo
  • St. Johns Wood (zone 2)
    • Jubilee

Travel times from St John's Wood to central London:

  • Victoria - 32 minutes
  • London Bridge - 33 minutes
  • King's Cross St Pancras - 37 minutes
  • Waterloo - 30 minutes
  • Paddington - 25 minutes
  • Liverpool Street - 37 minutes
St John's Wood has poor transport connections with the rest of London.

There are only 2 tube and train station(s) nearby. Therefore it is likely that changing lines will be required to get to most destinations.

The nearest London terminus to St John's Wood is Paddington station, which is around 25 minutes away by public transport.

The demographics of St John's Wood

19% of the population of St John's Wood are children, which is slightly lower than the average in London. St John's Wood is a fairly popular area for families.

However St John's Wood is more popular with working-age people - such as graduates and young professionals - who make up 69% of the population. This is above average for London.

The proportion of residents out of work and on benefits in St John's Wood is about average for London, at 5%.

There is very low crime in St John's Wood - only 9 crimes per 1000 residents each year.