Balham has been named one of the top five most desirable places to live in London and it's not hard to see why. There are numerous top notch independent bars and restaurants and a real buzz around this trendy neighbourhood. On top of the lively nightlife (or lazy brunches!) there are plenty of quality shops, and if you get bored, there are amazing transport links get you to the rest of London quickly and easily. A perfect neighbourhood for enjoying and exploring London.