Our Favourite Areas to Move in North London
Moving House in North London?
North London is one of the oldest residential areas of London and was completely rural up until Queen Victoria’s reign. It is now a highly sort after family friendly suburb while still maintaining that open countryside feel. In this short guide we take a look at our favourite areas in and around North London.
Well known for its bohemian feel Hampstead has long been home to famous painters, writers and actors. As well as stunning city views from Parliament Hill on Hampstead Heath the area also boasts plentiful green spaces, parklands and ponds perfect for families and dog friendly residents. Hampstead has some excellent schooling with a huge number of primary and secondary schools and colleges. Three London underground lines pass through Hampstead allowing for fantastic transport links for commuters into the city. Hampstead’s bustling High Street is packed with designer boutiques, cafes and restaurants as well as a number of quirky pubs.
A pretty collection of Georgian shops and restaurants form the leafy village of Highgate giving the community a distinctly rural feel and you would never know you were only 4 miles away from Charing Cross! Dotted with famous landmarks such as St. Joseph’s Church and its green copper dome Highgate Village is also home to one of the UK’s top independent schools; Highgate School. With many stunning large homes on Fitzroy Park, The Bishops Avenue and Bishopswood Road the Highgate area is a fantastic place for anyone seeking village life in the Capital.
Marylebone and Fitzrovia
Named the best place to live in London back in 2016 Fitzrovia’s historically bohemian feel is characterised by a mix of residential, business and retail spaces. Conveniently located near the busy West End and bustling Oxford Street Fitzrovia also benefits from nearby Regents Park and Hyde Park. Right next door to Fitzrovia is Marylebone an area in the heart of London with a distinctly community feel. Set across a grid of famous streets including Baker Street, Wimpole Street and Harley Street, Marylebone also has quiet and pretty cobbled mews where residents can escape the busy city. Once home to Arthur Conan Doyle, Paul McCartney and Charles Dickens, Marylebone is full of history and is the perfect place to live if you are seeking character and charm.
Home to London Zoo, Regent’s Park comprises of over 400 acres of open parkland in the middle of Central London boasting sports pitches, numerous play parks and even an open air theatre. Along the south, east and west side of the park are elegant white stucco terraces, designed by John Nash and Decimus Burton, these are grand and beautiful examples of British townhouses which include the highly sort after addresses of Chester Terrace and Hannover Terrace. With plentiful green space on your doorstep and the bustle of neighbouring Marylebone the beautiful residential areas around Regent’s Park are the perfect place for individuals and families within walking distance of the heart of the City.
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