Brooksby Street, Islington, N1

Properties to rent and for sale on Brooksby Street, Islington

Brooksby Street is an attractive tree-lined street located in the heart of Barnsbury. It is a popular cul-de-sac as it has no through traffic and is closed at one end to all but emergency vehicles. This is an arrangement that has stood the test of time, over the last 25 years, and still works very well. With no vehicular access from Thornhill Road on the west the only access for drivers is via Liverpool Road at its east.

Brooksby Street is situated within easy reach of the broad selection of fashionable shops, bars, restaurants and the wonderful transport facilities of Islington and Upper Street. Nearby trains include Angel, Highbury & Islington and Caledonian Road & Barnsbury.

The street itself is both wide and quiet and consists of two unbroken terraces of gorgeous Georgian houses. The houses on the northern side of the road were primarily built by Jeffery Morgan and Thomas Harding Bilham in the early 1820s. By the end of the 1830s, most of the present Georgian terraces on the north and south sides had been completed. These houses, mainly two-story plus a lower ground floor were originally built for workers, artisans and tradespeople to live while constructing houses on nearby streets to meet the demands from new residents.

Until very recently, Brooksby Street remained part of a light industrial district with numerous workshops and warehouses. Brooksby Mews, located just off Brooksby Street, contained a number of workshops including a taxi electrical repair shop which shut down in the mid-1990s after a fire, and is still remembered by many of London’s experienced cabbies.

Barnsbury hosts a wonderful selection of traditional English pubs including ‘The Drapers Arms’ and ‘Hemingford Arms’ - both well known for serving upscaled plates of gastro bliss to customers. Visiting the local pubs is a great way to meet the residents of the area, many of which love to call Barnsbury home.

Brooksby Street is full of traditional English charm. It is right on the doorstep of the bustle and international flavours of Upper Street which lends to the area much of its appeal.

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Property Prices on Brooksby Street, Islington, N1

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Property To Rent near Brooksby Street, Islington

£403 pw* (£1,751 pcm) - Under Offer
Top floor apartment with modern design and clever layout, with stylish kitchen, shower room, large reception and sizeable bedroom. Benefits include storage, wooden flooring and secondary glazing. Ideally suited for a single professional or couple.
1 bedroom
1 Bathroom
Highbury & Islington (0.2M)
Highbury & Islington (0.2M)
Essex Road (0.4M)
£380 pw* (£1,651 pcm) - Let in Mar 18
Situated to the third floor of the popular Waterloo Gardens development is this spacious apartment, offering ample storage, wood flooring, Juliet balcony and daytime caretaker.
1 bedroom
1 Bathroom
Highbury & Islington (0.4M)
Essex Road (0.4M)
Highbury & Islington (0.4M)
£394 pw* (£1,712 pcm) - Let in Apr 18
A stylish first floor apartment in Islington's Barnsbury area, offering hard wood flooring, modern separate kitchen, ample storage space and large south facing windows. Would ideally suit a single professional or couple.
1 bedroom
1 Bathroom
Caledonian Road & Barnsbury (0.4M)
Highbury & Islington (0.4M)
Highbury & Islington (0.4M)

Property For Sale near Brooksby Street, Islington

£800,000 - Under Offer
Long lease. A stunning two double bedroom apartment located on the raised ground floor of a Georgian-style terraced house in Canonbury. The accommodation also includes large reception room, separate kitchen, and bathroom. Landscaped communal garden.
2 bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Highbury & Islington (0.2M)
Highbury & Islington (0.2M)
Essex Road (0.3M)
£400,000
Set moments from Caledonian Road, this one bedroom split level apartment is both spacious, well proportioned, and well-presented throughout. Benefits from double glazing, very good storage, and recent refurbishments,
1 bedroom
1 Bathroom
Caledonian Road (0.2M)
Caledonian Road & Barnsbury (0.3M)
Holloway Road (0.4M)
£800,000
A newly refurbished two double bedroom third floor apartment. Benefiting from lift access and private off-street parking, the property includes a private balcony from the spacious open plan living space, with stunning South facing views across London
2 bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Highbury & Islington (0.4M)
Essex Road (0.4M)
Highbury & Islington (0.4M)
Portico Places near Brooksby Street

Pera (Islington)
10% off your total bill (T&Cs apply)

The Taproom (Islington)
10% off all cask ale and draught cider
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