Finsbury Park Property & Area Guide

10/04/2012 11:30:13

Finsbury Park Property AreaA heartbeat away from the core of the city, this part of North London is perfect for families, commuters and those looking for a multicultural place to call home. Unpretentious, vibrant and convenient, it boasts hidden gems galore.

Top Attractions

The park itself is a good place to start! Whilst perhaps not quite as pretty as Primrose Hill, it’s an excellent green space that has its own unique charm. It also shows the sense of community that’s thriving in the area. Within the park you’ll find well-maintained cycle paths, a lake, children’s play areas, a lovely cafe and facilities for athletics, football, bowling and cricket. Lovers of the great outdoors will get alot out of living in a Finsbury Park property.

Football fanatics have one of the country’s most famous stadiums right on their doorstep. See Arsenal FC in action at the incredible Emirates Stadium. This was fairly recently redeveloped and is now a gleaming glass structure which has a reputation as one of the world’s most impressive sports stadiums.

Property Types

Take your pick! The beauty of Finsbury Park property is in its variety. Victorian terraced houses tend to be the most common type of home on the market in this area. Whilst some are offered as complete 3 or 4-bed family homes, there are plenty that have been transformed into flats and maisonettes. Fans of period conversions have plenty to choose between.

One of the other big benefits of choosing this area is the likelihood of getting your own garden and parking. A rarity in other locations this close to the core of the city.

What about prices? It’s possible to pick up a spacious 4-bed flat on the Seven Sisters Road for around £350k. A 1-bed garden flat comes in at around £250k. Those looking for luxury flats can get a truly fantastic apartment for around £499k. You do tend to get more for your money with Finsbury Park property as it’s more spacious as a general rule. Bargain hunters, first-time buyers and and those looking for rental investments should certainly have this area in mind. There are shared ownership schemes operating for those on lower incomes who are struggling to get on the property ladder.

What about families? There are some semis and intact terraces to choose from. The closer you get to Highbury, the more choice you have. A 3-bed family home on Hermitage Road starts at around £350k. The neighbouring area of Stoke Newington is also an excellent area to look for family homes.

Looking to rent? A 1-bed flat in the area is on the affordable side and comes in at around £600 - £800 per month.

To get an idea of up-to-date house and flat prices for Finsbury Park property, use the different types of search facilities on the My Homes Unlimited home page.

Amenities

There are plenty of amenities on offer if you pick a Finsbury Park property.  There are tons of leisure facilities. While away the hours bowling, ice skating, swimming, watching movies at the nearby cinema or taking advantage of the excellent facilities on offer at the area’s main leisure centre.

Foodies are in for a treat. There are some truly excellent restaurants to choose from a stone’s throw from the tube station. La Porchetta is an absolute must for pizza lovers and fans of Thai food have a couple of really outstanding eateries to choose between.

There are supermarkets too, making Finsbury Park property one of the more convenient choices within the city. Not to mention a selection of schools and libraries.

Travel Links

You won’t have any trouble getting around if you choose to live in this area. The large tube station is on the Northern and Victoria lines and is attached to a mainline train station with services running to King’s Cross, Moorgate and the South East. There are plenty of day and night bus services as well connecting those living in Finsbury Park property to surrounding areas and the West End.

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