Georgian terraces, leafy boulevards, cobbled lanes and renowned universities form a backdrop to the thriving culture and bohemian character of Bloomsbury.
As London's undisputed intellectual and literary driving force, Bloomsbury is flooded with artists, writers, publishers and creative types. Once home to the famous Bloomsbury Group, this educational hub still boasts a plethora of universities and colleges, specialist hospitals and both the British Museum and the British Library. With its vast student populous, there are drinking holes, bookshops and cheap eateries galore, as well as a host of quirky boutiques in which to buy everything from antiques to umbrellas.
Buildings in Bloomsbury range from elegant Georgian family houses to sophisticated Victorian and Edwardian red brick blocks, whilst conversion properties and modern blocks provide affordable housing for first-time buyers and students. With its continued popularity as a residential district in Central London, Bloomsbury investments are protected due to the high market value of the properties in this district.
Bloomsbury is the area located north of New Oxford Street, south of Euston Road, east of Tottenham Court Road and west of Southampton Row.
Located in the London Borough of Camden, its myriad of stations makes Bloomsbury easily accessible from all over London. King's Cross is the system's busiest transport hub, while Goodge Street and Russell Square are most central for the sight-seeing. Buses run frequently along Tottenham Court Road, Gower Street, Euston Road and New Oxford Street.
The main streets and buildings include Russell Square, New Oxford Street, Lamb's Conduit Street, Southampton Row, Great Russell Street, Museum Street, Bedford Avenue, Ridgemount Gardens, Queen Square, Bedford Square, Bloomsbury Square, Queen Court, Bloomsbury Mansions, Bedford Court Mansions, St George’s Church, University College London, the British Museum, the British Library. Universities include UCL (University of Central London) SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) and Birkbeck. Nearby areas include Kings Cross, Camden Town, Clerkenwell, Holborn, Fitzrovia, Soho, Covent Garden, Farringdon.
Bloomsbury is a popular residential part of Central London that boasts a lovely range of flats, houses, apartments and other property for sale. Properties for sale are typically located within Bloomsbury’s many leafy avenues, smart new developments and grand mansion blocks.
The east of Bloomsbury offers the most properties for sale, in the inter-war mansion blocks and office-to-home conversions. These often boast well-kept communal areas and gardens with friendly atmospheres. Throughout Bloomsbury, blocks of flats from the Thirties to the Seventies, and some very recent and small-scale mews' developments, also offer some lovely flats to buy. Or if you are searching for a house to buy in Bloomsbury, look to the south of the district, which boasts some fine period houses. Wherever you buy property in Bloomsbury, you can be sure there will be a beautiful garden square, cafe or library nearby.
Currell Residential can help you find the perfect property to buy in Bloomsbury – a lovely part of Central London that is renowned for its character and setting. Please give us a call or pop into our Clerkenwell office, and one of our experienced staff will be happy to assist you.
Property to rent in Bloomsbury tends to be offered as flats – many of them over shops or converted from period houses and offices. The few complete houses in Bloomsbury can be found to the south of the British Museum, where some beautiful Georgian houses may be available to rent.
For less expensive property to rent in Bloomsbury, look to the west, where a variety of post-war mansion blocks and accommodation over commercial premises offer delightful flats to rent. Meanwhile, in the centre of WC1, the Brunswick Centre is an extremely sociable place to live that contains four hundred flats, both council and private, all that boast huge windows and a communal atmosphere. In the east of Bloomsbury, towards St Pancras, a range of converted offices and post-war blocks contain flats and apartments to rent, which will put you next to a variety of amenities.
Currell Residential can help you find the perfect property to rent in Bloomsbury – a lovely part of Central London that is renowned for its character and setting. Please give us a call or pop into our Clerkenwell office, and one of our experienced staff will be happy to assist you.
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