If you are looking to rent in the capital city and would like to live in a fashionable London borough, take a look at our properties to rent in Islington. Located just north of the city centre, Islington is a very popular residential area - in fact, it’s the most densely populated local authority area in the country.
Why Live in Islington?
There are several great reasons to consider looking for property to let in Islington. The period homes on offer here have features that have remained intact over the years, and there are several local conservation organisations that promote the protection of the Victorian villas and Georgian terraced houses in the area. In addition, the Regent’s Canal that runs between Islington and neighbouring Hoxton is a popular route for those who prefer to commute by bicycle, and outside of rush hour, it turns into a green haven for nature-lovers. There are several cafes and eateries to enjoy along the canal path, including the Insta-famous Towpath Cafe located near Whitmore Bridge.
Things to Do:
Those living in Islington to let properties certainly have no shortage of things to do nearby. The borough itself is home to three of the most successful fringe theatres in London, including the King’s Head, which is proud to be the first pub theatre founded in England since the days of Shakespeare. Sadler’s Wells, located on Rosebery Avenue, is a world-famous Islington-based venue for both physical theatre and dance and home to international hip-hop festival Breakin’ Convention. Upper Street is the place to be, filled with bars, restaurants, and a range of quirky boutique stores with something for everybody.
Is It a Good Location for Families?
Families looking to rent near Islington will not be disappointed. Islington itself has a long history of pioneering education and is home to several renowned primary schools with top inspection ratings, including William Tyndale school on Upper Street. In addition, the area is hugely popular with families due to a wide range of child-friendly venues and things to do such as Full of Beans Cafe, located near Arsenal that provides a play area for kids, and Screen on the Green on Upper Street where parents and their babies can enjoy new film releases.
Public transport connections are excellent in Islington and those living in Islington to rent properties will not have any trouble easily getting into Central London and the City. The borough is home to sixteen stations that operate a range of services on the London Underground, Overground and National Rail, providing Islington residents with excellent access to Central London, surrounding areas and the rest of the country, plus great connections to three of London’s main airports and connections to Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam, with the Eurostar terminal located on the Islington border at St Pancreas station.
If you are looking to rent in a central London location with excellent transport links, great family resources, and something to do for everyone, check out our range of properties available to rent in Islington.