Primrose Hill offers a good selection of smart lifestyle shops, most of which are situated on a quaint shopping street. Many of the shops are small independent boutiques selling top class fashionable clothes or chic designer furnishings, while the local food shops mainly stock up on organic food and drink.
There are a number of chic cafes, restaurants, and pubs in Primrose Hill, which have mass appeal. A little further afield, Camden Town has lots of trendy pubs, bars and nightclubs, along with fashionable cafes and restaurants, particularly around Camden Lock.
Primrose Hill, one of the most desirable places to own or rent a home in North West London, has long attracted well established professionals and celebrity homebuyers.
The wide, tree-lined streets in Primrose Hill feature some of the most colourfully attractive houses and apartments in London. From elegant three and four-storey stucco-fronted houses and Victorian terraces, to large converted flats, properties in Primrose Hill command high prices.
There is a limited supply of homes in Primrose Hill on the market at any one time, especially family houses, which are most sought after. Properties in Primrose Hill and Gloucester Crescent are generally the most expensive to buy. More affordable homes can be found to the eastern and southern fringes of the village, including ex-local authority properties which are highly desirable.
There are some newer build homes in the area, but Primrose Hill is ultimately dominated by older homes which vary in size.
The cost of renting a home in Primrose Hill can also be expensive due to high rental demand, fuelled by the village's exclusivity, proximity to Central London, and good public transport links.
Primrose Hill is situated close to a few different tube stations, while there are a number of 24-hour bus routes and taxis operating in Camden Town, around the corner.
The nearby tube stations are Chalk Farm, Camden Town and Mornington Crescent, all served by the Northern Line, while Euston is served by the Victoria and Northern Lines.
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