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To airbnb or not to airbnb: 7 of the coolest homes to stay in Hampstead and Highgate

PUBLISHED: 13:30 05 May 2017

Where to airbnb in north London? From happy family homes to artful pop pads, here's our favourite rentals.

Where to airbnb in north London? From happy family homes to artful pop pads, here's our favourite rentals.

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From vaulted gothic church penthouses to exposed brick hipster hangouts and pop art pads, here are the airbnb dens to rent right now

Airbnb rentals in Highgate, Hampstead, Chalk Farm, Primrose Hill and Crouch End...all on your doorstep.Airbnb rentals in Highgate, Hampstead, Chalk Farm, Primrose Hill and Crouch End...all on your doorstep.

If you haven’t heard of Airbnb, you must be living under a rock. The online renting website allows individuals to rent properties directly from the owner of a property who lists it on the site, and provides an easy and efficient way of letting out your home, albeit to strangers.

From castles in Scotland to private islands in the Maldives and treehouses in the deep south of America, Airbnb lists everything and anything which could be used as a resting place, mattress-permitting. Here’s what the site serves up in our neck of the woods.

Camden Cool, Camden

La Maison of Camden Town - Flats for Rent in London, , United Kingdom

in London, GB. The house is set in the heart of Camden - (150m to the Camden Town tube station), with many buses around that can take you to lots of places in London -, but is still a very quiet place to spend your vacation. Very close are the Stables Market, a ... https://www.airbnb.com/s/London--United-Kingdom

At £140, this Camden maisonette is spread over two floors and benefits from a backyard. The kitchen of the period home has exposed brickwork and open shelves as does one of the double bedrooms, while the furniture in the living area adds a little rustic charm to this urban home.

Gothic Pile, Hampstead

Beautiful apartment in covered school building - Flats for Rent in London, England, United Kingdom

in London, GB. Stunning open plan apartment in a former Victorian school building, with two double bedrooms, a bathroom with shower and bath, and an ensuite shower closet and sink in the master bedroom. It is located very close to the tube (Archway, Zone 2), ch... https://www.airbnb.com/s/London--United-Kingdom

For £195 a night, this apartment is undeniably unique. Found in a church tower, the flat offers a roof terrace, high vaulted ceilings, beams, spiral staircase, stained glass windows and a study in the church turret. The whole flat is equipped with a Sonos sound system.

Luxury living, Hampstead

Renowned Interior-designer's Hampstead Home - Houses for Rent in London, United Kingdom

in London, GB. Our house is an homage to mid century design interspersed with a witty vignette or three. There's a cinema room for film buffs and an infra red sauna for those committed to wellness. The kitchen is well equipped and a great space to cook and enter... https://www.airbnb.com/s/London--United-Kingdom

Home to an interior designer, this Hampstead home is five floors of luxury lounging space. It boasts an on-trend marble and metallic kitchen, cinema room, Nordic loft sauna and an indoor jungle…intriguing.

Pop art pad, Marylebone

Blandford Street - Flats for Rent in London, , United Kingdom

in London, GB. Right in the heart of Marylebone, London's most central residential area, is this delightful two-bedroom modern apartment, available for longer rentals. Min stay applies. Delightful contemporary décor, a joyful mix of older and modern designer ... https://www.airbnb.com/s/London--United-Kingdom

With candy coloured decors and golden wallpaper, this pretty pad is primed for art lovers looking for a fun place to rest their head. At £347 a night in the heart of Marylebone, the two bedroom apartment is a feel good hub in the centre of London.

Family hideaway, Crouch End

A Victorian home in Crouch End, this £335 a night home is perfect for large families. With five bedrooms including two foldable single beds, two children’s beds and a cot, the home is surrounded by parks and the garden features garden furniture, barbeque and a trampoline for little ones.

Lovely house in Crouch End, N8 - Houses for Rent in London, United Kingdom

in London, GB. Double-fronted semi-detached and just renovated Victorian home in the family neighbourhood of Crouch End, surrounded by parks and woods, yet 30 mins door to door from Oxford Circus in the middle of London. Accommodates up to 12 people comfortably... https://www.airbnb.com/s/London--United-Kingdom

Villa life, Tufnell Park

This Tufnell Park pad is primed for those looking for a summer villa for a few weeks, although it doesn’t come cheap at £300 a night. Maintaining the period features of the Victorian home, the property has a garden with picnic table and includes a welcome hamper on arrival, so let’s hope the weather holds out.

Gorgeous house for summer in London - Houses for Rent in Islington, England, United Kingdom

in Islington, GB. A beautiful, spacious and stylish family home in a safe and leafy neighourhood on a pretty and quiet Victorian tree-lined street. Very close to transport and amenities. Walking distance to Hampstead Heath and only 15 minutes from central London... https://www.airbnb.com/s/Islington--United-Kingdom

Modern Maisonette, Chalk Farm

This stylish maisonette is the epitome of contemporary cool. With light interiors throughout and furniture that pops with colour, the home has an outdoor patio area and a pastel frontage in true Primrose Hill fashion. It doesn’t get more Richard Curtis’ London than this. £495 per night.

Stilysh maisonette in Primrose - Flats for Rent in London, England, United Kingdom

in London, GB. Completely newly renovated, stylish and comfortable maisonette in the heart of Primrose Hill. A unique design experience, next to the Park in one of the most prestigious roads in Primrose Hill and 5min walk from the charming village and Chalk Far... https://www.airbnb.com/s/London--United-Kingdom


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