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Close to one of the best-loved Royal Parks of London, Regent’s Park, and boasting impressive views over London from the top of iconic Primrose Hill Park, this unique neighbourhood is one of London’s most popular urban villages. Boasting green leafy streets and relative tranquillity, the City and West End are just a stone’s throw away.
In terms of flats and houses for sale, Primrose Hill offers a heady blend of gorgeous stucco-fronted houses, Victorian terraces and large converted flats, surrounded by an impressive selection of shops and boutiques, pubs, bars and restaurants to appeal to its international and fashionable residents.
If you’re looking to buy or rent a Primrose Hill property you won’t be alone as this is one of London’s most attractive and desirable areas. Primrose Hill is a magnet for professional and celebrity homebuyers who are drawn to its wide, picturesque avenues, interesting and spacious houses and flats, as well as its prime central London location.
Prices in this part of London are understandably high given its unique positioning, along with a general shortage of property in the area, especially family houses.
Having worked in and around the area for over 35 years, Aston Chase is one of the leading Primrose Hill estate agents, with excellent knowledge of the neighbourhood and unmatched access to the most exclusive properties as they come on to the market.
In such a competitive property market, our local agents are invaluable, offering advice and guidance on how to secure the perfect Primrose Hill property at the right price. We will work with you to understand your needs, your budget and your ideal location, only showing you those flats and houses that truly fulfil your requirements. Call or stop by our Park Road offices and allow Aston Chase to help you realise your house goals.
Like Regent’s Park, Primrose Hill was once part of a great chase appropriated by Henry VIII. Later, in 1841, it became Crown property and in 1842 an Act of Parliament secured the land as public open space. Since the Victorian era, Primrose Hill has been known as being of the more fashionable and prosperous districts in the urban belt that lies between Central London and the outer suburbs, a tradition that remains to this day.
If you’re looking to buy or rent a property in Primrose Hill you won’t be alone as this is one of London’s most desirable residential locations. Primrose Hill is a magnet for professional and celebrity homebuyers who are drawn to its wide, leafy streets and spacious stucco-fronted houses, Victorian terraces and large converted flats. Prices in this part of London are understandably high given its close proximity to Regent’s Park and Central London, along with a general shortage of property in the area, especially family houses.
Primrose Hill boasts a wide range of independent shops, cafés and restaurants which appeal to the area’s affluent international community.
Popular fashion boutiques include Anna, Pamela Shiffer and Press, whilst vintage delights abound at Shikasuki. Interior designers populate this most fashionable part of town in their droves, and the Primrose Hill Gallery is the perfect place to pick up a sought-after etching from Paris. For bespoke Jewellery, Harriet Kelshall is an excellent choice and those looking for fine wines, craft beers or spirits, look no further than Bottle Apostle.
Primrose Hill has a plethora of dining options to suit the area’s upmarket clientele. Among our favourites are Odette’s, a cosy French dining experience, Manna, a sublime vegetarian affair, and the bright and lively Lemonia for all things Greek. Melrose and Morgan is a firm favourite for lunch and our top pub picks include The Lansdowne, which attracts a foodie crowd thanks to its excellent kitchen, the upscale The Engineer, and The Queens for its coveted balcony overlooking Primrose Hill Park.
Primrose Hill itself is a fine expanse of grassland affording wonderful views over London from the top. Ideal for kite flying, dog walking, picnics and sunbathing (weather permitting). It is even possible to walk or easily cycle from Primrose Hill Park through Regent’s Park and further into London’s West End. Primrose Hill adjoins the northern end of Regent’s Park, one of the finest Royal Parks of London, with its boating lake, rose garden, café and open air theatre. Regent’s Park is also home to London Zoo, a popular weekend destination for families in the area.
Chalk Farm and Camden Town Underground Stations, both on the Northern Line (Zone 2), are the nearest stations to Primrose Hill and offer direct connections to the City and West End in minutes.
National rail services operate from Marylebone Station providing direct links to Birmingham and The West Country, and from Kentish Town Station on the Brighton to Bedford line.
Families looking for property for sale or to let in Primrose Hill will be pleased to know that there is a good choice of schools in the locality.
North Bridge House prep school (girls age 7 to 11, boys age 7 to 13) which is situated on Gloucester Avenue is a popular choice, and Saint Christina’s on St Edmund’s Terrace (boys age 3 to 7, girls age 3 to 11) is a good private Catholic school. Primrose Hill has two state primary schools as well.
Primrose Hill is in the London Borough of Camden. The following council tax rates are for 2022/2023.