Uccle (French) or Ukkel (Dutch) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels Capital Region of Belgium. Uccle is known for its well-to-do areas, its green spots and its high rental rates. This is one of the most extensive communes in Brussels. It ranks fourth in terms of population. The commune of Uccle (Ukkel) covers 22.9 km2. Find property for sale in Uccle (Ukkel).
The presence of many green areas, not to mention over 500 Ha of the Forêt de Soignes/Zoniënwoud, have made it a mainly residential commune. The commune was formed in 1795, under French rule, through the union of Uccle (Ukkel) and the seigniories of Carloo and Stalle. Many noble families had their mansions erected in the surrounding areas. Traces of such mansions remain in today's place names: Overhem, Stalle, Carloo, Kinsendael, Neckersgat/Nekkersgat, etc. Get your own property in Uccle (Ukkel).
The commune, which lies in the south of the city on the road to the coal basins of Charleroi, grew rapidly thanks to the two major communication routes that cut across it: the chaussée de Waterloo/Waterloosesteenweg, towards Charleroi, and the chaussée d’Alsemberg/Alsembergsesteenweg, towards Wallonian Brabant.
Pleasant neighborhoods of villas alternate with former village centers. Uccle is mainly a residential area, but counts a lot of parks and forested areas, such as the Park of Wolvendael and the Verrewinkel Woods. The municipality is also situated to the immediate west of the famous Bois de la Cambre (Dutch: Ter Kamerenbos). Buy your real-estate (flat, apartment, house, luxury villa, land or business/commercial property) in Uccle (Ukkel).
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