Holloway is a vibrant and cosmopolitan residential, shopping and business part of North London.
This lively part of N7 offers more affordable property to rent and buy than neighbouring Islington or Highgate, yet boasts just as good transport links and amenities – making Holloway a great place to live.
The area is popular with students attending London Metropolitan University, as well as first-time buyers, families and couples, who make the district’s solid Victorian or mid-20th century housing their homes. Residents have easy access to the abundance of shops on Holloway Road itself, including supermarkets Waitrose and Marks and Spencer.
Holloway is a district in the London Borough of Islington, which broadly follows the line of the Holloway Road (A1).
Holloway is well-served by public transport. Holloway Road Underground Station falls into zone 2 of the Piccadilly line, from where you can be in the West End within 15 Minutes. The Piccadilly Line has stations at nearby Caledonian Road, Arsenal and Finsbury Park; the Victoria Line takes in the Highbury & Islington and Finsbury Park stations. Holloway Road, a main arterial route for London, is kept fairly clear by its red route designation, but has buses running day and night.
The main streets and buildings include Holloway Road (A1), York Way (A5200), Hornsey Road (A103), Caledonian Road (A5203), St George’s Theatre, Unicorn Theatre, the Holloway Odeon Cinema, the London Metropolitan University. Nearby areas include Islington, Barnsbury, Canonbury, Highbury, Tuffnell Park, Camden Town, Kentish Town, Archway.
Holloway Road runs through the N7 district, and anyone looking for flats in Holloway may wish to look there first – to the variety of reasonably-priced flats to buy, many located above Holloway Road’s shops. For quieter flats and houses to buy in Holloway, the streets that lie just off Holloway Road offer a good mix of properties, from tree-lined Victorian terraced houses to smart council blocks.
For larger family homes, the roads towards Archway boast some great value houses, whilst the streets east of the Holloway Road provide a good source of flat conversions. As Holloway is much cheaper than neighbouring Highgate and Highbury, it proves a popular location for young families, young professionals and first-time buyers.
Currell Residential can help you find the perfect property to buy in Holloway (N7) – a lively part of North London with a wide choice of property for sale and rent. Please give us a call or pop into our Islington estate agent office, and one of our experienced staff will be happy to assist you.
Flats to rent dominate much of Holloway’s property stock, making it a popular choice for young families, first-time renters and London Met students. Above the shops along Holloway Road, a variety of flats are available to rent at very reasonable prices, whilst amongst the tree-lined streets leading off from Holloway Road, a number of Victorian terraces offer larger, quieter homes to rent.
Lower Holloway boasts council-built and post-war buildings that have been converted into character-rich flats to rent, including the converted old police station at Caledonian Road tube station, which offers some very affordable flats to rent. And with everything from 1860s villas split into multi-occupancy flats to a few mid-20th century houses, Holloway certainly boasts a great variety of property to choose from.
Currell Residential can help you find the perfect property to rent in Holloway (N7) – a lively part of North London with a wide choice of property for sale and rent. Please give us a call or pop into our Islington estate agent office, and one of our experienced staff will be happy to assist you.
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