Hackney is one of the most in demand areas in the city.
Once a forgotten East London suburb, Hackney now has a thriving arts and fashion scene, as well as world renowned bars and clubs. Its proximity to the City has also been key in driving new buyers to the area, many of whom enjoy walking or cycling to work.
Education is also on the up: two of London's most successful City Academies are in Hackney and there are plans to rebuild or renovate every other Hackney school by 2016.
Period terraces form the majority of houses in Hackney, with a mixture of Victorian and Georgian properties. Converted spaces are also in abundance and there is a variety of canal-side apartments which are highly sought after.
Properties in the area include:
Hackney is one of the most talked about places in London. In recent years it has attracted food lovers with a range of farmers markets and innovative restaurants. It has also become a creative mecca attracting art and fashion lovers. This means the area has some of the best attractions around.
Now closely affiliated with some of the best fashion deisgners in the industry, Hackney always has new pop-up ventures and exciting stores to explore. The Hackney Fashion Hub, due for completion in 2015, will make Hackney one of the best retail destinations around.
Despite being close to the City, Hackney benefits from some amazing open spaces and parks which hugely contribute to its popularity. With cycling more popular in Hackney than any other London borough, there are also some great spaces for locals to explore on two wheels.
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