One of the most sought-after streets in London, Whistler Street is a unique little row of Victorian cottages tucked behind Highbury Fields, with amazing transport links to the rest of London. Central London is just minutes away by tube, train or bus.
Lovely Victorian 3-bed house on quiet street in Highbury - 15-minute direct tube or train ride to West End, City, and excellent transport links across all London.
Available July, August and first week of September 2014.
Situated in central, trendy Islington, renowned for its restaurants, bars, shops and attractions this Victorian house is modern inside with:
• two large double bedrooms with King or Double beds
• one large single child's room
• two bathrooms (one with bath and walk-in shower; one ensuite with shower)
• modern fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher
• large reception room
• utility room with washing machine, dryer, American-style fridge freezer
• fantastic decked garden, perfect for sitting around chatting and enjoying the sun.
• full Wi-Fi Internet access
• Sky satellite HD TV
• double luxury blow up bed available also (so could sleep up to 7)
• parking permits available.
Whistler Street is a unique, quiet street comprising old Victorian houses. It was featured in the acclaimed movie 'Distant Voices, Still Lives'.
You will also have access to a wonderful, secluded community garden, with orchard, gazebo, woodland walks.
Highbury Fields is just two minutes walk away, which features multiple tennis courts, gym, swimming pool and excellent kids playground.
Islington's Upper Street is 5 minutes away, and is one of London's most popular places to socialise with multiple restaurants and bars, as well as trendy shops.
Highbury & Islington station (5 mins walk) is on the underground's speedy Victoria Line, linking to London's West End theatre and shopping areas, as well as Victoria Station for transport links to South East England and Gatwick Airport. 11 minutes to Oxford Street.
There are also Overground trains from this station to Stratford's Olympic venues and Westfield shopping malls in just 18 minutes. The Overground reaches most parts of London (eg. Hampstead, Clapham, Shoreditch, Hoxton, Crystal Palace), with frequent trains. The Northern Line can be reached easily from Angel Station at the end of Upper Street.
Kings Cross is one 3-minute stop away for multiple tube lines and St Pancras for 2-hour stop from Paris and other European destinations. Euston Station is also just a couple of Underground stops away.
Arsenal tube station (5 mins walk) also links across London on the Piccadilly Line, which goes direct to Heathrow Airport (1 hour). It's just 20 minutes from the house to the shops and sights of Knightsbridge.
Drayton Park rail station (2 mins) links to the City in around 10 minutes.
There are also nearby buses to places across London. You really can't find a better connected area of London that still has that London village atmosphere.
You have access to the entire house and its garden, plus key access to the beautiful community gardens.
We will greet you and show you round the house, and let you know all about the local area.