Letting Agents in Canonbury London N1

Area Feature

Canonbury is one of the most serene areas of North London, located in the borough of Islington.

It has a back-woodsy allure and small town feel about it which attracts people from all over the world.

It is one of those areas in London where you can find casual pubs and colourful, independent stores lining the pavements.

Some of the capital's most up and coming restaurants, bars and independent cinemas are located there and it is also known for its art galleries, coffee shops and thriving music venues.

One of the things that stands out most about this part of London is its abundance of green spaces and parks, which provide a respite from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The picturesque Regent's Canal is close by, and comes complete with riverside bars and pubs.

Nearby, there are cultural attractions and landmarks such as the eclectic Spitalfields market, Broadway market, Camden Antiques Passage, the Columbia Flower Market, and Petticoat Lane.

It is also home to various food stalls and vintage stands.


Like most areas of London, Canonbury has excellent transport links to the rest of London, with the nearest Tube Stations being Angel, Highbury and Islington, as well as Dalston Junction.

It is also served by Essex Road and Canonbury rail stations. 

Additionally, there are many bus routes within the area which run through the heart of London.


Canonbury properties have a kind of pastoral charm which is part of its rich cultural heritage and history.

It is famous for its  brownstone flats and cobblestone streets. 

Average house prices in Canonbury are £473,990, for a flat. If you are seeking to buy a semi-detached house, you are looking at £2,261,750, whereas a terraced house can set you back as much as £1,349,600.

Lettings in the area tend to be the cheapest option, at between £240 and £575 per week, depending on what type of property you are after.

The average rental value in the area tends to be £413 for a decent flat.

Notable residents

Canonbury is the birthplace of many famous faces - one of the most notable of all is, of course, George Orwell.

Then you have other famous figures like the actor Cate Blanchett, who lived at number seven Canonbury Grove and Dame Stella Rimington, head of MI5, who also lived there.

Alan Davies was also resident in the area, as was Sir Francis Bacon, who lived in Canonbury Tower during the 1600s.

In actual fact, the number of famous people who lived in the area are too numerous to mention, but those are just  a few.

High demand

New research published by Knight Frank has revealed that unsurprisingly, Canonbury is a highly popular place among Brits, and is always in high demand.

Its findings showed that house prices in Islington rose by 1.7 per cent in October, second only to the 'City fringe' area at 3.5 per cent. 

The report also showed that property prices in prime Central London increased by 0.6 per cent in October and have increased by 6.2 per cent over the first ten months of this year.

Liam Bailey, global head of residential real estate at Knight Frank, had this to say: "Demand for prime Central London property remains high, with the number of new applicants registering their interest in buying a home 34.4 per cent higher so far in 2013 compared to the same period of 2012. The number of property viewings is also higher over the same period, by almost 15 per cent." 

Cultural attractions

Canonbury is very well known for its artistic creations, and is home to such landmarks as the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, Canonbury Square and Canonbury Tower, which was originally built by William Bolton of St Bartholomew's Priory between 1509 and 1532 before being handed over to to Thomas Cromwell during the dissolution.


Property To Rent in Canonbury N1

£625 per week

This Superb 2 Double bedroom apartment situated on a first floor of this elegant period conversion overlooking Canonbury Square is located moments from Upper Street and Highbury & Islington Station. It has spacious reception room, large master bedroom, large windows with original shutters, high ceilings, modern fully fitted kitchen, modern shower room and access to well-maintained communal garden. Offered Unfurnished Charges to the tenants: Bank reference - usual charge made by the main banks is between £8 and £12 Credit Report - we normally ask the applicant to sign up with Experian obtain a credit report Check-out Inventory report approx. £102incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Canonbury Square, Canonbury, London, N1

£650 per month

This newly decorated 3 double bedroom apartment is situated in a purpose-built block located moments from Upper Street, Angel and Highbury & Islington Station. The apartment offers spacious reception room, modern fully fitted kitchen, modern bathroom, guest WC, wood floors and private terrace. Available Unfurnished Charges to the tenants: Bank reference - usual charge made by the main banks is between £8 and £12 Credit Report - we normally ask the applicant to sign up with Experian to obtain a credit report Check-out Inventory report approx. £102incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Alwyne Square, Canonbury, London, N1

£1,625 per month

This property becomes available in August. Carter Reeves is proud to present this stunning 1 bedroom flat located on Copenhagen Street. This flat includes a very luxurious living room with plenty of space, a fully fitted kitchen with all necessary grey goods and not to forget the stylish bathroom which is newly furnished. Also a garden with a 2 piece dinner set. This flat is walking distance from Angel and Caledonian Road stations. Please call in to our lettings team for a viewing. Furthermore we as Carter Reeves offer competitive and exceptional fees compared to other agents. We as Carter Reeves will promise to match our competitor's prices.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Copenhagen Street, Kings Cross, London, N1

£1,850 per week

This Spectacular 4 double bedroom semi-detached house situated moments from Angel, Upper Street and Highbury & Fields offers 1,947sq ft of living space over 4 storeys. The property is neutrally decorated throughout and offers 2 reception rooms, separate study, 2 modern bathrooms, guest WC, utility room, wood floors, high ceilings and large private garden leading to additional communal gardens area. The modern fully fitted kitchen is leading into an open plan dining area. Available Unfurnished Charges to Tenants: Bank reference - usual charge made by the main banks is between £8 and £12 Credit Report - we normally ask the applicant to sign up with Experian to obtain a credit report Check-out Inventory report approx. £120incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

4 Bedroom Semi Detached to rent in Alwyne Villas, Islington, London, N1

£465 per week

The Timber Yard!!! Enjoying an excellent location situated in the heart of Shoreditch & Hoxton, in proximity to Brick Lane, Spitalfields and the City, this one bedroomed flat is set within a modern development enjoying ample living space. 6 minutes walk from Old Street station.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Drysdale Street, Old Street / Shoreditch, London, N1

£450 per week

SHORT-LET This Superb 2 double bedroom apartment is situated overlooking Upper Street and offers fitted wardrobes, quality wood floors, modern fully fitted kitchen and bathroom and double glazed windows. It is located in the hearth of Angel only moments from numerous shops, restaurants, Angel and Highbury & Islington Stations and Highbury Fields. Offered Furnished Charges to the tenants: Bank reference - usual charge made by the main banks is between £8 and £12 Credit Report - we normally ask the applicant to sign up with Experian obtain a credit report Check-out Inventory report approx. £156 incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Terretts Place, Islington, London, N1

£445 per week

Large 1 bedroom flat within character building with private car park facilities. This flat has a large living area with massive windows, a good sized double bedroom, separate bath shower wc, fully fitted kitchen with wooden flooring throughout. Ideal for young professional couple. Moments walk to either Old Street or Angel stations. Short stroll to the City of London.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Haverstock Street, Angel, London, N1

£2,296.67 per month

Situated on the second floor of a purpose built block, this stylish three double bedroom property is perfect for a small family or professional sharers. The property enjoys spacious proportions, including a large living room with space to dine and three double bedrooms. Conveniently placed on Myrtle Walk just North of Old Street the location benefits enormously from excellent transport links, most notably the new East London line in Hoxton as well as Old Street Station (Northern Line). The sights and sounds of uber cool Hoxton Square and Shoreditch Triangle are close by, whilst the City is also within walking distance.

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Flat to rent in Myrtle Walk, Hoxton, London, N1

£2,300 per month

Located in the heart of De Beauvoir is this spacious, split level two bedroom garden flat. Boasting neutral decor throughout, the property benefits from original features including large sash windows, solid oak flooring and original fire places. Accommodation comprises two double bedrooms, a large reception room, fully furnished kitchen and a separate dining area. The property is not short of storage and a large west facing shared garden with a sauna is also included along with access to a roof terrace via a quirky swimming pool ladder. Southgate road offers close proximity to Dalston Junction and Dalston Kingsland stations which offer swift access into the West End and Shoreditch/City respectively. A host of shops, pubs, coffee shops and many other amenities are also right on the doorstep.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Southgate Road, London, N1

£485 per week

Excellent value 3 bedroom ex local authority split level maisonette with private garden near Old Street. The property comprises of 3 double bedrooms (2 large double bedrooms, 1 small double bedroom), a large separate living room, private garden and a separate modern kitchen. It also has the added benefit of having fantastic natural light, neutral decor and double glazing. Located just 10 minutes walk to Old St station. Please note that there are agency fees that apply if you wish to rent this property.

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Maisonette to rent in Cherbury Street, St. John's Estate, Old Street, London, N1

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