One of the capital’s most exclusive and affluent suburbs, Highgate is renowned for its stunning period buildings and its wonderful greenery which includes ancient woods and parks. Located in North London at the north-eastern corner of Hampstead Heath, Highgate has a distinctly historic feel thanks to the efforts of its active conservation body and the preservation of landmarks that date back to the 14th and 15th centuries. This sophisticated area also boasts many amenities, including a variety of cafes, bars, restaurants, art galleries and concert venues, making it both historically charming and contemporary all at once.
Highgate has been a highly sought-after residential area for generations. Privacy and space are always deciding factors when choosing Highgate as a home. Many residents select to remain anonymous through out their time in the area so buying and selling in the strictest confidence is paramount. As with most affluent areas of London, the number of off market transactions is increase year on year, The Highgate Buying Agents are regularly informed of properties for sale that do not make it onto the open market.
For prospective buyers in the super prime market, a Highgate offers a wide choice of luxury homes. The area boasts many beautifully preserved period properties, including the Georgian townhouses at South Grove and the interwar mansion flats east of Highgate High Street. Highgate also offers many classic Edwardian houses, as well as gothic Victorian stock. In close proximity to the Highgate Golf Course, there are highly secured, exclusive private roads like Compton Avenue and Grange Road, where home-hunters will find imposing modern super prime mansions with expansive grounds and immaculate contemporary finishes.
With house prices in Highgate averaging over £1 million and constant demand for sale and letting, properties in the area represent an excellent long term investment. Landlords also stand to benefit from Highgate’s strong rental market, making it equally attractive for yield and investors.
Highgate attracts a varied cross-section of home buyers, from families drawn to the area’s excellent schools and many green spaces, to international buyers who enjoy the village life. This chic area also attracts discreet high-profile and celebrity buyers, along with media professionals and expatriates from around the world. Regardless of the variety of residents, Highgate is characterised by its tight-knit community spirit and intimate atmosphere.
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