327-329 Upper Street, Islington London N1 2XQ
Our agents in Islington are specialists in providing property advice for sales and lettings in both Islington and Hackney. The team in Islington pride themselves on their in depth knowledge of the local area and take great pride in the community – partnering with William Tyndale School, London Calling coat collection and St Mungo's.
The most sought after properties for sale in Islington tend to be Georgian and Victorian houses with 3 or more rooms. Victorian period terraced houses are popular with families, whilst well proportioned post-war flats are popular with young professionals.
One of London’s most vibrant and revered areas; Islington boasts stunning architecture and excellent transport links around London and to mainland EuropeGraham Stubbs - Sales Manager
Graham began his career as an estate agent for a large, nationwide group in 1998 based in High Wycombe. He moved to Islington in 2000 whilst working for a smaller, specialist agent Copping Joyce. Chestertons acquired Copping Joyce in 2007 and Graham has been part of the Chestertons family ever since, thoroughly enjoying the vibrant, fast-paced market of Islington.
David began his career in estate agency over 20 years ago and remains as excited and highly motivated as the first day he started in the industry. Heading up the Lettings division in Islington, David is resolute in driving the business forward and leading his excellent team.
Parks & Recreation
Compared to other areas, Islington is lacking in green spaces and instead has a number of small community gardens dotted around. For something a bit different, the New River Walk Park has a historic stretch of water; a man made aqueduct dating from 1613, and a beautiful selection of trees.
Restaurants & Shopping
Islington has an increasing range of independent restaurants taking their inspiration from across the world. The variety of shops in the area is steadily growing, with a mixture of high street and independent boutique brands opening in the area.
Best place for something warm and fuzzy:
Workshop is an Italian clothes shop. Its menswear collection is now produced in London however they still operate a factory in Turin. They have a wide collection of quality cashmere products as well as a stylish women’s range.
Islington offers an eclectic array of independent shops, trendy bars, restaurants, pubs, cinema’s, cultural venues and a host of places to visit for great vibes whether during the day or at night.
A truly magnificent place to live, work and socialise for the young, old and everyone in between.
Entertainment & Nightlife
Islington has a thriving social scene. In addition to the many pubs and bars in the area, there are top comedy venues and a vintage cinema to keep residents entertained.
Best place for a cocktail:
Zilouf Bar and restaurant comes highly recommended for its sublime cocktail collection. Its owners previously worked for the distinguished Ottolenghi NOPI restaurant and their expertise shines through in their drinks.
Schools & Education
There are a number of state schools in the area. Primary schools include St Mary’s and Thornhill primary schools. There are also a number of same-sex secondary schools. For boys there’s a choice of St Aloysius RC School for Boys or the Central Foundation School. For girls, there’s the Elizabeth Garret Anderson School for Girls.
There’s a number of underground, mainline and over ground stations providing excellent service to Islington’s residents.
Market stats for Islington compiled on 2019-12-12 for postcodes EC1, EC2, N1, N16, N4, N5, N7, WC1.
Analysis of properties not sold / under offer, priced between £20k and £20m (sales), £150pw and £10k pw (lettings) and between 1 and 10 bedrooms.
With a wealth of knowledge and experience, and a deeply statistical view on the market, our teams are able to provide maximum market exposure for every property.
Our Lettings department works proactively to ensure that the best possible rents and terms are achieved for all our landlords.
Providing a dedicated service to landlords with rental portfolios of more than three properties that are let privately, by Chestertons or by another agent.
Our Short Lets team enables landlords benefit from increased rental yields and the flexibility of letting their property for a term that suits them.