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

£895 per week

This Superb 3 bedroom period house situated in a prime Islington location has 4 floors and offers excellent living space with double reception room, 2 double bedrooms, 1 single bedroom, fitted wardrobes, 2 Bathrooms, GWC, open plan fully equipped kitchen and dining area, separate study, wood floors, high ceilings and private rear garden. Located within easy reach of Angel, Upper Street and Highbury & Islington. Available Part-Furnished or 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. £168incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Conversion to rent in Cloudesley Road, Angel, London, N1

£300 per week

This wonderful 1 double bedroom flat is situated in a period conversion on a raised ground floor and located on a quiet residential street. The flat has a modern fully fitted kitchen, high ceilings, wood floors in reception room, period features, large windows and electric heating. Available Unfurnished with 1x wardrobe. Charges to tenants: Bank reference - usual charge made by the main banks is between £8 and £12. Credit Report - we ask the applicant to sign up with Experian obtain a credit report. Check-out Inventory report approx. £96 incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Conversion to rent in Queen Margaret's Grove, Stoke Newington, London, N1

£360 per week

This Delightful 1 bedroom lower ground floor flat offers good sized double bedroom, large fitted wardrobes, wooden floors, fitted kitchen, shower room and small private patio. It is situated on a lower ground floor of a period conversion only a short walk to Angel Station and Upper Street. Offered Furnished. 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 obtain a credit report. Check-out Inventory report £120 inclusive of vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Conversion to rent in St Peter's Street, Angel, London, N1

£425 per week

*NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED* A spacious 2 double bedroom ex-local authority duplex apartment with private garden and seperate kitchen including breakfast bar, just minutes walk from the vibrancy of Old Street, Hoxton and Shoreditch.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Crondall Street, Old Street/ Hoxton, London, N1

£2,300 per month

A beautifully presented two bedroom apartment positioned on the first floor of this smart, modern residential building. The apartment offers a bright living room with access to one of the two balconies which enjoys a South West facing aspect and views over leafy Hoxton Square. There is a smart kitchen with integrated appliances and granite worktops, two newly appointed bathrooms, two double bedrooms both newly carpeted, additional balcony and an underground gated parking space. The building offers lift service to all floors, daytime porter and secure intercom entry system. Surrounded by East London's most famous social hotspots including Hoxton Square, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, Spitalfields and Columbia Road. Fantastic transport links from Hoxton overland station and Old Street tube provide easy access to the City and the West End. Available now, furnished.

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

£750 per week

SHORT LET - A stunning one bedroom loft spanning approximately 1000 sq ft with breath-taking views over Regents Canal. Situated on the fourth floor of an iconic converted print works, the interiors are stylish and tasteful complimenting the original warehouse features. The living area offers a huge open-plan space incorporating a bespoke kitchen, dining and reception area. The bedroom is spacious and enjoys built in wardrobes, there is a stunning bathroom with wood clad walls and brick effect tiles and a secluded balcony overlooking Regents Canal. Royal Building is conveniently located within walking distance of both Old Street and Angel tube stations (Northern Line). There are also numerous local bus routes serving the area providing swift access into the City and the West End. This wonderful property is perfect for a short stay in London.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Wenlock Road, Islington, London, N1

£2,750 per month

This beautifully appointed Victorian conversion boasts exquisite accommodation, spaciously arranged over three floors offering a wealth of features. Presented in excellent decorative order the property comprises of three double bedrooms, sleek bathroom, open-plan kitchen and living area with ample space for entertaining. This charming property also enjoys a tranquil private rear garden. Elmore Street runs east from Essex Road and is a residential road compromising of mainly Victorian terraced and semi detached houses. Located moments away from the hustle and bustle of Highbury and Islington,whilst Upper Street offers a fantastic range of independant shops, bars and award winning restaurants.

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Flat to rent in Elmore Street, de Beauvoir, London, N1

£325 per week

A bright and well-presented top floor studio flat set within a period conversion which has been architecturally designed, benefitting from wooden flooring throughout, an open plan kitchen lofted ceilings and plenty of storage. The flat is located on Liverpool Road offering easy access to Upper Street, Angel tube and Holloway tubes along with access to Highbury and Islington tube. Quick viewings are a must!!

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Liverpool Road, Islington, London, N1

£395 per week

This is a great opportunity to live in the heart of Shoreditch Hoxton area. We are proud to offer this great one bed flat within a private development close to Hoxton Square. The property boasts an-open plan kitchen and lounge and a generously sized bedroom with an en-suite. The property is well situated for access to the trendy Brick Lane whilst also being close to the City. Available furnished or unfurnished

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Bevenden Street, Old Street, London, N1

£375 per week

We are pleased to offer this great 1 double bedroom flat situated on the 3rd floor of a secure private development within a 7 minute walk of Old Street tube station and Regents Canal. The property offers a good size open plan kitchen lounge that leads onto a private balcony. Large double bedroom with ample storage space and a full modern bathroom suite. There is the added benefit of having a secure bike lock up. ***AVAILABLE 21st JANUARY 2017***

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Murray Grove, Islington, London, N1

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