Old Compton Street, Bloomsbury, W1D

Properties to rent and for sale on Old Compton Street, Bloomsbury

Old Compton Street takes its name from Henry Compton, who raised money for the local church in 1686. The street has shops all the way down both sides and residential properties above the shops. Currently the area is the centre of London’s gay community; this vibrant and lovely area has a mix of bars like G.A.Y and the Admiral Duncan and there are some fantastic restaurants ranging from Indian to Chinese. Muriel’s Kitchen is located in the centre of the street. This fantastic restaurant is brilliant for brunches and meals throughout the day. If you're peckish late why not try Balans restaurant which is open from early until late, right through to 6am, 7 days a week. The street has many coffee shops and wine bars that are great for meeting friends.

If you’re looking for a quiet peaceful property this street may not be for you; the vibrant, colourful and world renowned street is definitely a one off and attracts the world’s most fashionable people.

The street is quite unique. Whereas most of London has been taken over by the big corporate chains and smaller boutique shops are a thing of the past, this is not the case on Old Compton street. A lot of the shops are one offs and you won’t see them anywhere else.

The summer period is outstanding for people watching, as the restaurants and bars spill on to the street. For those in London to benefit from the many shows and theatre productions, Old Compton Street has Miss Saigon currently showing in the Prince of Wales Theatre and from May 2016 Disney Aladdin will be showing.

You are only a short walk away from Soho square where even in the winter you will see people enjoying the lush green square.

Properties that come on in this street will rent or sell in hours and there is never a shortage of applicants that want to live here.

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Property To Rent near Old Compton Street, Bloomsbury

£425 pw* (£1,847 pcm) - Let in Mar 22
One bedroom flat located on the third floor of this building in central Covent Garden.
1 bedroom
1 Bathroom
London Charing Cross (0.2M)
Covent Garden (0.2M)
Embankment (0.2M)
£425 pw* (£1,847 pcm) - Let in Mar 22
Set in the heart of Fitzrovia is this beautifully presented apartment on the second floor of an attractive Georgian building. The property benefits from sleek, modern decor, fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and double glazed windows. Ideal from professionals and students alike.
1 bedroom
1 Bathroom
Goodge Street (0.3M)
Great Portland Street (0.3M)
Oxford Circus (0.3M)
£450 pw* (£1,955 pcm) - Let in Jan 00
Benefiting from a complete refurbishment throughout, with brand new open plan kitchen and newly installed shower room, this wonderful third floor apartment is ideally suited to a single professional or mature student.
1 bedroom
1 Bathroom
Goodge Street (0.1M)
Tottenham Court Road (0.2M)
Oxford Circus (0.4M)

Property For Sale near Old Compton Street, Bloomsbury

For ambitious individuals, well-heeled couples or growing families, Marylebone Square is the perfect home for those looking for high-quality living in a comfortable environment. Refined, elegant and intuitively designed, each apartment is generously spacious, yet warmly intimate. Floor-to-ceiling windows and glass sliding doors invite an influx of natural light - giving each space a bright and capacious feel. Whether you are hosting dinner parties for friends or birthday parties for little ones, the airy, open-plan layout makes it the ideal place for a get together. At Marylebone Square you are perfectly placed. You can easily get to Paddington, Marylebone and Baker Street Stations, or Bond Street Underground where the Elizabeth Line will connect you to Heathrow Airport or Paris via the Eurostar. For entertainment, hail a cab to the Royal Opera House and London's West End, or take a stroll to Selfridges. For weekend walks and relaxing summer evenings, Paddington Street Gardens serves as your very own back garden, while Hyde Park is just down the road. Completion expected 2022 with a 999 year lease.
2 bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Bond Street (0.3M)
Baker Street (0.4M)
Regent's Park (0.4M)
Extremely bright and spacious studio flat now available, moments from LSE and the Inns of Court. This modern apartment is located in a secure, portered block in a desirable location close to the City of London and Holborn with Central line and Piccadilly line connections. It has been newly refurbished throughout with wooden flooring, repainted with modern blinds on all windows. The large double glazed windows allow floods of natural light into the space with views onto an historic church, high up on 4th floor with no neighbours compromising privacy. A rare opportunity for a pied a terre or quiet modern home for one in central London. Clifford's Inn itself was once named the 'Inns of Chancery' and dates back to 1344 when Law in the City of London was taught by the Clergy, past students include barrister Edward Coke and Jurist John Seldon. Residences at Clifford's Inn have been home to famed writer Virginia Woolf, former Lord Mayor Sir John Stuttard and High Court Judge Sir Ernest Ryder. The area itself has seen much change in recent years with many residential developments appearing and within such close proximity to both the City and London's West End, it is easy to see why. Fetter Lane is located within the City of London's ward of Farringdon without and is moments from bars, restaurants and retail, the area is ideal for any purchaser hoping to find a weekday base in London or an excellent buy-to-let investment The property is conveniently positioned between Chancery Lane, Temple and Blackfriars underground stations and City Thameslink station is within 10 minutes walk of the property.
1 Bathroom
Chancery Lane (0.3M)
City Thameslink (0.3M)
Temple (0.3M)
£575,000 - Under Offer
This outstanding apartment is set on the fourth floor of a Victorian property on Coptic Street, just around the corner from the famous British Museum. The apartment's interior is spacious due to its efficient utilisation of space. The fully-integrated L-shaped kitchen serves well to define the boundaries between kitchen and living space of the open plan reception. Hard wood flooring extends past the reception and in to the bedroom ' a good-sized double with West-facing windows and ample storage space. Similarly, the bathroom is well thought-out and offers a number of modern touches. Built in 1881, this beautiful Victorian building full of character was converted from the employee quarters of the Dairy Company where milk was delivered and distributed to local homes and businesses for many years. The property's location is enviable due to its proximity to Tottenham Court Road, Russell Square, and Holborn tube stations ' offering access to the Northern, Central, and Piccadilly lines as well as a direct train to all 5 of Heathrow's terminals. The arrival of the Elizabeth line will also offer direct services from Reading and Heathrow in the west, through to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east. Moreover, several bus routes (including night busses) operate in the area, making this a well-linked part of London. The apartment itself is situated in one of the more desirable districts of London's West-End ' Bloomsbury. It's home to the British Museum, harbours some of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the country, and holds a number of renowned squares that bring greenery to the bustling city environment ' creating a welcoming environment for residents, students, tourists, and city-workers. With its exceptional transport links, friendly neighbourhoods and enviable location, this is the perfect place for anyone looking to live in Central London.
1 bedroom
1 Bathroom
Tottenham Court Road (0.2M)
Holborn (0.2M)
Covent Garden (0.3M)
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