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Canonbury is a diverse community with a village-like vibe.
Studio / 1 BR
46% Complete
1,603
2 Bedrooms
63% Complete
2,167
3 Bedrooms
73% Complete
2,513
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
3,466

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Empty nesters / Retirees
  • Families
  • Professionals
  • Singles

 

What's around
  • 62 Shops
  • 3 Fitness options
  • 44 Restaurants
  • 9 Grocery stores/markets
  • 0 Banks
  • 17 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

Canonbury has an average violent crime rate and an above average property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Canonbury LIKE?

Canonbury is a small but diverse neighborhood in central London filled with absolutely gorgeous streets. This is a thriving neighborhood with residents from a variety of backgrounds and age groups, including lawyers, media professionals, and tradespeople and singles, couples, families, and retirees.

The best homes here are found on Canonbury Square, Canonbury Grove, and Alywne Villas. These properties are absolutely gorgeous and have easy access to a walking path along the local canal. There is a nice mixture of single-family homes and smaller apartments available, but they can be pricey. The northeast corner of the neighborhood is a bit more affordable, but it is a bit rougher. The southern corner attracts a younger crowd because of the proximity to nightlife, so it does tend to be a little noisier.

A lot of people choose to live here because of the friendly, village-like vibe, but it is close to the amenities and bars of the surrounding areas. You have access to transportation, arts, culture, food, shops, and community events. There is a healthy gallery life and theater scene as well for fans of the arts.

Canonbury is bordered on the north by Highbury, on the east by Dalston, on the south by Shoreditch, and on the west by Islington.

 

Commute:
The City: 2.5 miles / 15-30 minutes by car / 25 minutes by transit / 20 minutes by bike
Canary Wharf: 5.2 miles / 20-45 minutes by car / 40 minutes by transit / 25-30 minutes by bike
Southwark: 4.3 miles / 25-45 minutes by car / 25 minutes by transit / 20-25 minutes by bike
Westminster: 4.7 miles / 25-55 minutes by car / 35 minutes by transit / 30-35 minutes by bike
Shoreditch: 1.4 miles / 5-15 minutes by car / 15-20 minutes by transit / 30 minutes by foot / 10 minutes by bike

Canonbury London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Canonbury LOCAL schools

1-6 YEARS
Blessed Sacrament RC Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
NUR YEARS
Comet Nursery School and Children's Centre
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Nursery
School Type:Nursery
1-6 YEARS
Copenhagen Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
1-6 YEARS
De Beauvoir Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
7-11 YEARS
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Secondary
School Type:Community

 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @Laura Nolte, @David Howard, @Julian Walker, @Matt Brown, @Robert Kwolek, @Andrew Peter Martin, @Late Red, @James Burns, @Steve Parker for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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