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

£2,773.33 per month

Carter Reeves is proud this stunning four bedroom house located on Havelock Street just off of Caledonian Road located in Islington. This property is available from November. This superb four bedroom house located 10minutes walking distance from Caledonian Road & Barnsbury Station and 10-15minutes walking distance from Kings Cross Station. This is a excellent property which has been beautifully modernised and looked after by the current tenants and boasts a large reception room, fitted kitchen. The property offers four large double bedrooms, a single bedroom and fully tiled family bathroom with separate WC. This property further benefits with its double glazing widnows throughout, an abundance of storage and a large ourdoor space. 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

4 Bedroom Flat to rent in Havelock Street, London, N1

£2,816.67 per month

Carter Reeves presents a four bedroom flat with a lounge that is within 10 minutes walk of Kings Cross St. Pancras. This flat is available on the 2nd November2017 for moving in. This is a four bedroom flat with a lounge which comes fully furnished, it has compact kitchen which has all necessary grey goods and extra storage space. All bedrooms in this property come with standard furnishings such as carpet flooring, chest of draws, desks and wardrobes. Furthermore, there is a large garden/reception downstairs of this property which is accessible from the kitchen. This property is in a very favoured area and will go swiftly as it has great access to transport links and all local conveniences; it is located within 10-15 minutes walking distance from Kings Cross St. Pancras Station and a 15minute walk from Caledonian Road & Barnsbury 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.

Tenant Fees May Apply

4 Bedroom Flat to rent in Bemerton Estate, Islington, London, N1

£325 per week

This delightful 1 bedroom flat has been recently decorated in neutral decor and offers double bedroom, open plan kitchen & reception room, modern bathroom, high ceilings, large windows and recently laid carpets. The flat is situated on a first floor of this period conversion located moments from Essex Road Train Station and with easy links to Angel and Old Street and beyond. Available 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. £132 incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Conversion to rent in Elizabeth Avenue, Islington, London, N1

£1,516.67 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, Islington, London, N1

£2,253.33 per month

Carter Reeves is proud to present this stunning 3 Bedroom split level flat located in the heart of Haggerston and walking distance to Hoxton. The property has just recently been refurbished so great for new tenants. It features a spacious open plan living room and modern kitchen. It comes with a 3 double rooms which are equal size. It comes with a bathroom with WC and a further WC. The property also comes fully furnished and offers and lot of additional storage. As mentioned the bedrooms are all double bedrooms which is available furnished. With the added bonus of 2 bathrooms, this flat is definitely one to book for a viewing. This property ideal for a group of professionals or students. This property is perfectly located no more than a 5 minute walk from Haggerston Station, commutes to Central London are made easy. The buzzing Hoxton Market is very close by, offering a number of shops, bars and restaurants. You can also take advantage of being neighboured to Angel, Shoreditch, Dalston and Hackney, again offering a wealth of things to do. This property would suit students or professional sharers. 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

3 Bedroom Flat to rent in North Downham Road, London, N1

£775 per week

This Stunning 3 double bedroom upper maisonette situated in a beautiful period conversion offers high ceilings, spacious reception room with large windows and beautiful wood floors, 3 double bedrooms, stunning fully fitted kitchen, fully fitted bathroom, guest WC and private section of the rear garden. The property is located in the hearth of Barnsbury moments from Angel, Upper Street and Highbury Fields. 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 obtain a credit report Check-out Inventory report £186 incl vat

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom Maisonette to rent in Hemingford Road, 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

£1,733 per month

Modern two bedroom apartment in Kings Cross. This amazing flat on the ground floor comprises of lovely 2 bedrooms with a separate lounge and modern kitchen kitchen moments from Kings Cross Station. Benefiting from Neutral décor throughout with two lovely bedrooms, spacious separate reception room, large fully fitted kitchen with dining space and fully tiled bathroom with w/c. Caledonian Road is perfectly placed close to the fabulous amenities Kings Cross has to offer along with Upper Street nearby supplying a great selection of boutiques, bars and restaurants.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Caledonian Road, Islington, London, N1

£460 per week

We are pleased to offer this large 2/3 double bedroom maisonette in the sought after are of Dalston moments from Dalston Junction underground and a short distance from the vibrant areas of Shoreditch and Stoke Newington . This property has a modern fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, a large living room with wooden floors, and a fully paved private garden. Upstairs the property boasts 2 large bedrooms with fitted storage and a modern bathroom. Quick viewings are essential.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Maisonette to rent in Tottenham Road, Islington, London, N1

£2,375 per month

An amazing on trend one bedroom apartment in the centre of Hoxton in Rufus Street N1 close to Old Street. Located on third floor is this managed flat with modern open plan living room and fitted kitchen, tiled floors throughout, a spacious bedroom with fitted wardrobes and bathroom suite. Video entryphone and a lift. This property has an abundunce of light with full floor to ceiling wrap windows showing great views across London. Ideal for a professional person/couple looking to be within close vicinity of all local areas for dining, drinking and commuting.

Tenant Fees May Apply

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

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