Living in Marylebone

A Chestertons property guide to Marylebone


Welcome to Marylebone

Typically characterised by squares, crescents and terraced rows of beautiful properties, Marylebone has a village-like community feel and regular community events.  There is a wide selection of housing: quaint mews can be found throughout the area, as can new build properties.  The elegant houses of Montagu and Bryanston Square are particularly desirable.  With a history of famous residents, the area is known for being fashionable and affluent.
  • Affluent area
  • Fashionable
  • Good location
  • Excellent transport links
  • Shopping opportunities
  • Entertainment & nightlife

    There are many stylish pubs and bars in Marylebone, often with a relaxing atmosphere perfect for an end-of-day drink.  There are a few themed destinations for those after something a little different: 

    The Swan & Edgar is a literary-themed venue, with a bar constructed of paperbacks and regular literary events, whilst Purl is styled after early speakeasy and uses a variety of novel methods and ingredients in their cocktails, alongside classic offerings.

    Best place for theatre

    Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre hosts classic shows in a beautiful location.  A variety of food is also on offer, including covered dining, luxury picnic hampers and a buzzing bar.

  • Parks & recreation

    Regent’s Park is within Marylebone and perfect for a sunny day out or place to get active, boasting the largest outdoor sports area in central London.  It is also home to the local and tourist favourite, London Zoo, making it a perfect destination for families

    The beautiful Queen Mary’s Gardens within the park showcases 400 varieties of roses.  

  • Restaurants & shopping

    Marylebone is conveniently located between two excellent shopping destinations: Regents Park and Oxford Street.

    Oxford Street, always full of keen shoppers from all over London and beyond, is home to the famous Liberty and Harrods and boasts a selection of other high-end brand names.  Marylebone itself is famed for its boutique shopping and café culture.

  • Schools

    The excellent Wetherby Preparatory School has relocated to Marylebone and there are plans to open a Wetherby Senior School in Bryanston Square in 2015.

    Hampden Gurney is a leading state school in the area and there are a number of international schools. 

  • Transport & travel

    Marylebone is a particularly well-connected area, with excellent tube links. Marylebone Road leads out to the M40 and there is a mainline station, Marylebone, in the area.

    Tube stations include;

    Baker Street – Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Jubilee Lines

    Oxford Circus – Bakerloo, Central, Victoria Lines

    Bond Street – Jubilee Line

A vibrant area with period homes and stylish boutiques located in the heart of London

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Erik Holmgren


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