Period charm and lots of space in our pick of Victorian properties for sale
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The arrival of the railways brought extended urban development to Camden in the nineteenth century and this pocket of north London is full of Victorian properties.
Be they terraced or semi-detached, these buildings are very versatile and have been adapted for all sorts of uses over the years, from family homes to apartments for young professionals.
Those that have remained intact as single houses over the century and a half or so since they were first built are particularly special if they retain original period features.
Cornices, fireplaces and wooden floorboards all add a special character to a home, which is almost impossible to fake.
Inverness Street, Camden NW1. Available through John D Wood for £2.2 million
This Grade II listed property with its buttercup yellow exterior has two bedrooms and bathrooms.
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It is full of original features including ornate ceiling roses, cornicing, corbels and fireplaces.
The house is also well provided with outdoor space and boasts a garden and a roof terrace.
Bloomfield Road, Highgate N6. Available through Winkworth for £3.25 million
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On the market for only the third time in over five decades, this is a rare opportunity to buy a double-fronted nineteenth century house in Highgate.
The grand house has six bedrooms and three reception rooms and a large garden.
Fireplaces and cornicing in the semi-detached house are original mid Victorian features.
Frognal, Hampstead NW3. Available through Savills for £3.5 million
This distinctive Victorian house has an unusual castellated facade in the Jacobean revival style.
Highly romantic, a gated archway leads to a pretty south-facing courtyard and there is also a secret walled garden.
It is on the market for the first time in 50 years, so this is a rare opportunity to buy.
Hampstead Square, Hampstead NW3. Available through Knight Frank for £4.5 million
Set in the heart of Hampstead this semi-detached five bedroom property is a classic Hampstead redbrick building.
There are windows on three sides of the house, meaning it gets natural light throughout the day
The large family home also retains many of its original features.
Langland Gardens, Hampstead NW3. Available through Goldschmit & Howland for £5.75 million
This semi-detached red brick house has a pleasing characteristic Victorian curved roof feature to the facade.
The six-bedroom house has been thoroughly modernised but retains some original features.
The private garden is also thoroughly modernised with a patio and raised beds.
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