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

£595 per week

This superb 3 double bedroom apartment situated in a purpose-built block located moments from Upper Street, Angel and Highbury & Islington Station has been newly decorated throughout and offers spacious reception room, modern fully fitted kitchen with full-size fridge & freezer, dishwasher and washer & dryer, modern bathroom, guest WC, wood floors and private balcony. 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

£395 per week

This Delightful 2 bedroom flat situated in on a first floor of a period conversion is neutrally decorated and offers 1 double bedroom & 1 single bedroom / office / dressing room, fitted eat-in kitchen, separate reception room, high ceilings, double glazed windows and gas central heating. It is located moments away from Angel Station, Upper Street and vast array of local amenities. Available Unfurnished Charges to Tenant: 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. £120incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Cruden Street, Islington, London, N1

£425 per week

This Superb 1 bedroom apartment is situated on a lower ground floor of a beautiful period conversion on a residential road in the heart of Barnsbury. It offers ample living space of 715sq ft., large bedroom with deep fitted wardrobes, large separate reception room, fully fitted kitchen, great storage, private patio and separate room off the bedroom that can be used as an office or as a dressing room. Offered Furnished Charges to Tenant: 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. £96incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Belitha Villas, Islington, London, N1

£525 per week

Simply Unique 1 bedroom house split over 2 levels has been recently refurbished to a very high standard and offers spacious reception & dining room with tiled floors, modern fully fitted kitchen, shower room, study area, wood floors in the bedroom, high ceilings, fitted wardrobes, double glazed windows, gas central heating and large skylights allowing for plentiful of natural lights. The house is situated moments from Angel Station and Upper Street with vast arrays of shops and restaurants. Available Furnished 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 £144inclusive of vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom House to rent in Charlton Place, Angel, London, N1

£1,625 per month

Carter Reeves is proud to present this luxury modern one bedroom basement apartment which comes fully loaded and is located just off of Caledonian Road. 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 there is a garden with a 2 piece dinner set. This apartment consists of 1 spacious bedroom and has separate lounge that can be used a 2nd bedroom and comes with a separate kitchen. This flat is walking distance from Angel and Caledonian Road stations and is becoming available towards the end of August. This property is located walking distance to Kings Cross Station which gives easy access to the following lines, Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines., plenty of restaurants, bars and attractions. Please call in to our lettings team for a viewing. Furthermore we as Carter Reeves offer competitive and exceptional fees compared to other agents.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Copenhagen Street, London, N1

£1,100 per week

This Spectacular 3 Bedroom family house situated in a private gated development off Cloudesley Place has been recently renovated to a very high standard and offers 3 modern bathrooms (2 en-suites), wood floors in the reception room, modern fully fitted kitchen, reception room with a dining area off the kitchen, guest toilet, private garden & private garage. The house is well placed in the heart of Barnsbury and only short walk to shops, cafes and restaurants on Upper Street. Angel Station and transport links to City, London Bridge, Kings Cross and beyond are only moments away. Available Unfurnished Charges: 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. £118 incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom House to rent in Doves Yard, Islington, London, N1

£2,036 per month

Carter Reeves are pleased to present this large two bedroom property with a converted lounge into a third bedroom. This amazing property is set in this bright apartment and has double glazed with wood floors throughout. All rooms are double fitted with modern decor (two bedrooms with built-in wardrobes), tiled bathroom with separate W.C, large reception room and well finished separate eat-in kitchen. This property has been newly refurbished and it is just a short walk to London's famous Old street. If you are interested in this property and would like to arrange a viewing please call us on: 0207 278 9444

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Flat to rent in New North Road, 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

£360 per week

Alex Marks are pleased to offer this brand new and newly refurbished 1 bedroom apartment in the heart of Islington. It is ideally located on Liverpool road, only a stone's throw from Angel and Upper Street, and within 5 minute walk of Highbury and Islington Station. Everything in the apartment is done to a high standard and it has a large semi open plan kitchen and living room, high ceilings, large sash windows and has wooden floors throughout.

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

£1,850 per month

A high specification one bedroom apartment, forming part of the third floor of this architecturally dynamic modern development. Measuring in excess of 550 sq ft and flooded with natural light from the floor to ceiling windows, the property is perfect for those wanting to be close to the City whilst enjoying the tranquility from the slightly set back locality. Finished to an exceptionally high standard boasting wooden floors throughout, good quality kitchen with granite work tops and luxurious furnishings throughout. Accommodation also includes a private balcony, stylish bathroom and decent double bedroom with fantastic built in wardrobes. The development itself enjoys a concierge service and provides convenient access to the trendy bars, restaurants, galleries and boutique shops of Hoxton and Shoreditch, along with Old Street Station (Northern Line).

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

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