What’s the biggest problem for north London cyclists? No, it’s not air pollution or left turning lorries but where to keep your bike when you’re not riding it. We round up the best solutions to avoid both theft and grazed shins from battling the bikes in a narrow period property hallway.
Situated between Crouch End and Muswell Hill on one side, and Wood Green on the other, locals joke that Hornsey’s reputation as a ‘poor neighbour’ really depends which neighbour you’re comparing it to. Most agree that this Victorian suburb is a cosmopolitan area on the up, with a great sense of community and a wealth of independent cafes and shops.
No longer a decaying repository for oil money, luxurious new serviced apartments are putting The Bishops Avenue back on the map and attracting local buyers back to the road along with the international crowd.
North London’s myriad open spaces, from the doggie paradise of Hampstead Heath to street side cafes for lapdogs of luxury, offer options for dog owners with time to spare outside the house, but what about at home? We find the ultimate four-legged friend for each type of property.
Situated in one of Stanmore’s most sought-after locations, Brae House could be considered the perfect family home. Boasting exemplary design from a bygone era, this impressive detached residence is perfect for family living.
Do you have a tall space you’d like to fill with fragrant blooms? Or perhaps an eyesore you want to mask? The answer may be in a carefully chosen climbing plant, whether it’s roses around the door or velvet blue wisteria dripping from the house wall, fragrant sweet peas in a pot to enjoy as soon as you open the patio door or an arbour covered in the saucer-sized clematis blooms.
For some time now we’ve all known that gardening is among the best pastimes for both physical and mental wellbeing – but it’s also being used to help rehabilitate prisoners and give them hope for the future.
Development of the area began in the late 18th century and continued through the Victorian era, accompanied by growing industry and infrastructure, including the Regent’s Canal in 1816. As a result there are several terraces from the era.
Whether it’s a bachelor pad or a pied-à-terre, a studio flat ensures you have a little more room of your own than a pokey box room whilst remaining vaguely affordable. Here are three of the best studio flats currently on the north London property market
We have been marketing our large family house in Hampstead on and off for a couple of years because we are planning to downsize but haven’t found the right buyer at a suitable price. We are keen to move but worried about the current housing market and the impact of the EU referendum. Should we keep it on the market or give up on the idea of selling altogether?
With Euro 2016 kicking off in Paris this weekend and many north London-dwelling Arsenal and Spurs players heading over to represent their countries, we look at how you can bring a touch of Premier League interiors magic to your own home.
Muswell Hill’s quieter eastern neighbour, the streets north of the Palace and the Park are popular with young families who move there for the spacious period housing and excellent state schools. The hill also offers stunning views over London and plentiful green space so is a popular spot for a stroll.