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Highbury Square N5 1FF United Kingdom

Listing # 136376


Rates From GBP 1950 Monthly
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Last Updated: Saturday, May 16, 2020

Contemporary London flat in the historic Arsenal Football Stadium

1 Bedroom Apartment Rental in Highbury, Camden - Islington
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms - Sleeps 2

Description
1 Bedroom Apartment Rental in Highbury, Camden - Islington
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms - Sleeps 2

Located in the historic Highbury Square and Avenell Road, this one bedroom furnished apartment provides the essence of Highbury, Islington. This north London location was converted into modern apartments by award winning Architects about 12 years ago and benefits from a light, open plan design. It overlooks the old football pitch now transformed into beautiful gardens with water features. The former field of Highbury Square has become a commemorative area and community garden, beautifully lit up at night and is just one of the many highlights of this condo like apartment.

The flat offers an array of stylish features like hardwood flooring, open floor plan, and large windows. The living room has a large sectional sofa, seating up to 6 people (and can be converted into a double bed), facing the TV and wall to wall windows of the former pitch view. A dining table with extra seating is perfect for gathering around and shelving is offered for storage.
The kitchen is open with white cabinets, black counter tops, and stainless steel appliances.

In the bedroom, a super king's size bed completes the room along with two nightstands, 2 chests of drawers dresser, two elongated windows with natural light, and a bean chair.

Two contemporary bathrooms (one is en suite in the bedroom) are fully tiled with glass shower doors and chrome faucets. The other is in the wide corridor so ideal if visitors are staying and using the sofa bed in the living room.

For football fans, this location is perfect to visit the stadium, celebrate victories, and live in the former stadium of Arsenal Football Club.

On game day, make your way to Emirates Stadium (800m/0.5mi) or find a local pub like The Gunners (300m/0.2mi) to support with other fans.

Best features: In the past guests have always loved the 2 bathrooms, the view overlooking award winning gardens, with light pouring in through floor to ceiling glass sliding doors in the living room. It's incredibly quiet for London and literally within minutes of the tube - you cross the gardens (it is a secure development - i.e. residents have a fop key to open the gates, gardens etc so people not living in the development do not have access) to get to the tube and you are in King's Cross in 5 minutes and Piccadilly circus in 10 minutes. Wonderfully convenient.

Great shops and restaurants in Highbury Barn, 2 minutes’ walk away - an Italian delicatessen, best fishmonger, best butcher in London, a very good pub, a lovely little Turkish restaurant, a French cheese shop called 'The Fromagerie'. Upper Street in Islington is a further delight with the Almeda theatre on the doorstep and restaurants like Ottolenghi, and many more.

Amenities: TV, Internet, Laundry inside the apartment, Dryer, Gym in the building with a pool and sauna (need to take out monthly membership, Parking Space, Pets not allowed, Smoking not permitted, Elevator.


Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
1
Number of Bathrooms
2
Number of Offices
0
Surface Size
150 Sq. Meters
Suited for
2 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo

Availability:

Available from Friday, January 1, 2021 until Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Minimum Stay
3 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes
Comments on Dates
Please contact me for any dates starting February 2021
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Highbury Square
Postal Code - State or Province N5 1FF England
Country United Kingdom
Neighborhood Keywords Islington, Camden, King's Cross, Highbury Barn, Arsenal
Closest University University College London, SOAS, LSE, Imperial College London, University of the arts London
University nearby University College London; SOAS; London School of Economics and Political Science; King's College , London; Birkbeck, London; University of the Arts




Rental Price:

Asked
GBP 1950 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
All bills included; electricity, water, local taxes
Rent Negotiable
Yes
Utilities Included
Yes
Cleaning Services Included
No

Surroundings:

  • Near Shops
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Architectural Gem
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Elevator
  • Reserved Parking
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Pool
  • TV
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Other:

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
Negotiable
Small Children Safe
Negotiable
Smoke Free
Yes
Pets Welcome
Negotiable
Car Available
No

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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I graduated in Russian and English (MA) from Edinburgh university in 1984, and went on to work in scientific publishing (Gordon and Breach) and then worked for the BBC monitoring Service. My husband and moved to France where we lived for nearly 25 years, and ran a business which I sold in 2018, because I wanted to go back to education. I am now a student, at City Lit, London, studying ceramics. Having completely changed direction from academic to an Art based field, I am enjoying the sheer joy of creativity. I am trilingual, Russian being my mother tongue, but having spent 25 years in France I am fluent in French, and of course in English which is my preferred language. I love to travel widely, and with a lovely flat in London and a large old stone farm conversion in the South of France hopefully can find good matches for house swaps as well as rentals.
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