Letting Agents in Clapton London E5


Area Feature

Clapton is a little bit like marmite - you either love it or you hate it. But actually, there is not an awful lot to hate.

Some people see it as an uppity gentrified area, with no real soul or class, with rough bits around the edges.

Others see it as an ethnically diverse place of great sophistication and character. The truth is it is the latter.

Like many London boroughs, there are some rough bits of it, and there are other parts which are very posh and upmarket.

However, it is also a place of transition and always has been. The area started out as a series of market gardens, before it gradually became more urbanised. 

Over the years, immigration and the arrival of new communities changed the character of the area even more and this has helped to enrich its culture and heritage immeasurably.

It also boasts of being one of the few areas in inner-city London where you can find a horse riding club, ice rink and rowing club.

The area is predominantly split into two parts: Upper and Lower Clapton. 

Lower Clapton

Lower Clapton is close to Dalston and is known for its unique and independent coffee shops, Asian, African and Caribbean stores, and green spaces.

It is also well-known for its new cafés, refurbished pubs, pizza places and thrift stores.

However it is no ordinary area. While you have got the typical urban settings, you can also enjoy long strolls across the side of the canal, which starts from Upper Clapton and runs through Hackney and Victoria Park to Angel.

This helps to give it a slightly 'off the beaten track' feel. In short, it is a special kind of place. 

Essentially, it contains a little bit of everything. It is not as gritty as some of the other parts of Hackney, but at the same time, it does not have the 'yummy mummy' vibe to it that you may see in places such as Islington or Stoke Newington.

This is a quality which it shares with Upper Clapton. In essence, it is two very different worlds, fused together by a radical sense of community and authenticity.

This part of Clapton is immediately adjacent to central Hackney and mainly centred on lower Clapton Road, to the north of which is Clapton Ponds, a former village green.

Properties in this area are a little bit cheaper than they are in Upper Clapton and prices start from around £175,000 to buy a home.

Houses are a mix of mostly Victorian terraces and small post war estates, with some Georgian homes, and contemporary apartments thrown into the mix.

Upper Clapton

Upper Clapton is home to the incredibly pleasant Springfield Park, which was created in the early 1900s. The park contains a number of sports facilities, including five tennis courts and a cricket pitch, rugby fields and recreational grounds.

The influence of different communities in this part of London has also led to the creation of some of the most interesting religious buildings in the city.

This includes the Church of the Good Shepherd, which was once a place of worship by the Ancient Catholic Church, but is now used by the Georgian Orthodox Church. 

The church was originally built in the 1800s by a spiritualist group and the building has been in use ever since.

There is also the very grand New Synagogue, a Grade II listed building built in 1915. The area has a large Jewish community, and is growing in popularity among media people and young professionals.

As with Lower Clapton it contains an interesting mix of coffee shops, retail stores and community pubs. It also has the River Lea running through it and is served by a number of green spaces including Millfields Park, Clapton Common and Hackney Marsh.

Clapton in its entirety is best described as a trendy, up and coming urban centre of contrasts, culture and heritage.



Property To Rent in Clapton E5

£323.50 per week

Brand new 2 bed 2 bath flat available moments away from Clapton overground station. The flat has been built just over a week ago and is ready to welcome its first tenants. Situated on the 3rd floor, the flat comprises of 2 double bedrooms including 1 en-suite bathroom, Open plan reception with fully fitted kitchen and good size shower room. A large number of local amenities are available at the door step including local shops, restaurants, supermarkets and bars etc. Excellent transports are available including Clapton overground station providing swift access to central london and excellent bus and road links connecting to all major parts of london. Please call now to arrange a viewing

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2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Upper Clapton Road, Clapton, London, E5

£400 per week

SHORT LET - Offering direct views of the River Lea and Millfields Recreational area is this simply stunning, two bedroom apartment. Forming part of the recently completed 'The Wharf' development, the property has been intelligently designed to create a sense of relaxed ease, picturesque views and contemporary specifications. Accommodation comprises of a large semi open-plan kitchen/living room with Amtico flooring, the kitchen boasts luxury fittings and integrated Bosch appliances, private balcony/terrace, two double bedrooms, master with en-suite shower room, additional bathroom and a secure underground parking space. Here, surrounded by scenic river paths, vast open grasslands and nature reserves, it's hard to believe you're approximately 12 minutes from Liverpool Street Station. Set in Clapton's Lea Bridge neighbourhood and bordering the fashion-forward area of Hackney, The Wharf is well positioned in one of London's most rapidly developing and sought-after districts.

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2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Essex Wharf, Clapton, London, E5

£3,033 per month

Carter Reeves is proud to present this high end four bedroom house located on Glyn Road located just down the road from Homerton Hospital. This property comes with two, two seated sofas a dining table and chairs. All four bedrooms consist of double beds, double door wardrobes and a chest of drawers. This property is located in a very vibrant area just off of Chatsworth Road which is swarming with shops, and restaurants for all needs. Also, this property is located down the road from Homerton Hospital which can be a necessity to have at all times. Furthermore, this property has access to all sorts of transport links for example there is Hackney Central, Hackney Downs and Homerton station which are all within a 15minute walking distance. Please call in to our lettings team for a viewing. Furthermore we as Carter Reeves offer competitive and exceptional fees compared to other agents.

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4 Bedroom House to rent in Glyn Road, London, E5

£1,250 per month

Situated on the fifth floor of a secure building, accommodation comprises of a large open-plan kitchen/reception room with lots of windows offering bundles of natural light. One double bedroom, bathroom and easy parking to the property. Nestled in a peaceful corner of Clapton, yet in close proximity of strong transport links and social amenities, this property offers the ideal opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of City dwelling. There are a number of nearby trails that can be found on the banks of the River Lea, an ice rink, canoe and horse riding centres for those that enjoy outdoor activities, whilst Clapton Station BR offers swift access (10 mins approx) directly in to Liverpool Street for commuting.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Apartment to rent in Woodmill Road, London, E5

£1,300 per month

Newly updated one bedroom flat offered within convenient location available now. The property has recently undergone works including a modern kitchen with new cooker and hob, smart bathroom with shower over bath and wood floors. Separate W.C. Double glazed windows and there is a lift in the block for ease. Located with Hackney Downs and Dalston being on your doorstep with all you need of bars, eateries, transport links and a great buzz making this a ideal property in sought after area. Available furnished now, ideal for professional couple/singleton.

Tenant Fees May Apply

1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Pembury Road, London, E5

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