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Barnsbury Square, London N1

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Property features

  • Tenure: Share of Freehold

Property description

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Occupying a quiet location on the western side of Islington’s finest garden square, this newly completed building contains ten wonderfully uplifting loft apartments.

Apartment 8 is a three-bedroom, three-bathroom unit on the first floor. It measures approximately 2,483 sq ft (230.7 sq m) internally, and has balconies.

Designed by the architect Mark Dziewulski, 16 Barnsbury Square is a sensitive and uncompromisingly modern addition to the Conservation Area. Accommodation is arranged around a lushly planted communal courtyard, with glass louvres that frame the views and create privacy. Apartments on the eastern side of the building have leafy views over the square, while those on the western side catch the evening sun and overlook Barnsbury Terrace, which is a discreet no-through road.

The apartments are finished to an excellent standard internally, with underfloor heating, fitted kitchens and wardrobes, timber floors and direct lift access. High ceilings and floor-to-ceiling glazing reinforce the sense of space and light.

Parking is available by separate negotiation, with a series of spaces in the basement of the building accessed via a car lift.

The office of architect Mark Dziewulski has grown significantly in experience and reputation since it was established nearly 20 years ago. The practice carries out projects in the usa, Europe and Asia, and has received numerous awards, including three Excellence in Design awards from the American Institute of Architects for ‘Significant Works of Architecture’. Its work includes important cultural and institutional buildings as well as commercial and residential projects.

For the Barnsbury Square project, the client’s brief stated that it should be ‘an outstanding example of modern architectural design, to the highest standards and with the best quality materials’.

Barnsbury Square is in the heart of the Barnsbury Conservation Area, with an attractive, well-maintained garden. Larger areas of green space are found at Barnard Park and Highbury Fields. The property is quietly located among beautiful Georgian houses, surrounded by trees.

The Underground is available at Highbury & Islington (Victoria Line), and Overground services can be found at Caledonian Road & Barnsbury, providing quick access to the City and the West End. The Eurostar at Kings Cross is also easily accessible. Barnsbury has some very good gastro-pubs, and the shops and restaurants of Upper Street are within walking distance.

Tenure: Leasehold with Share of Freehold
Lease length: 999 years
Service Charge: Approx. £6,218 per anum

Property Ref:84_2280_4259909

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £893,055 Sales 568 Current average value £851,899 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£14,732 ▼ -1.70%

Property value data/graphs for N1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £1,839,100 £1,027 3.6 £4,397,500
Semi-detached £1,902,829 £1,071 3.6 £2,167,483
Terraced £1,526,496 £1,049 3.2 £1,476,543
Flats £625,467 £921 1.9 £618,969

Current asking prices in N1

Average: £893,666
Avg. current asking prices in N1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £441,765
Flats £574,350
All £563,136

Current asking rents in N1

Average: £2,248 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in N1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £1,929 pcm
£2,736 pcm
£4,009 pcm
£5,138 pcm
£3,662 pcm
Flats £1,692 pcm
£2,422 pcm
£2,942 pcm
£3,832 pcm
£5,373 pcm
All £1,700 pcm
£2,436 pcm
£3,154 pcm
£4,426 pcm
£4,518 pcm

Fun facts for N1

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Alwyne Road £3,062,682
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Duncan Terrace £2,688,204
Alwyne Villas £2,477,578
Canonbury Park South £2,476,448
Highest turnover in N1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Baldwin Terrace 78.6%
Wellesley Terrace 78.6%
St. Philip's Way 54.5%
Park Place 50.0%
Shillingford Street 41.7%

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Nearby transport

  • Caledonian Road & Barnsbury (0.2 miles)
  • Highbury & Islington (0.5 miles)
  • Highbury & Islington (0.5 miles)
  • London City Airport (7.6 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (15.7 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (25.6 miles)
  • Blackfriars Millennium Pier (2.1 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (2.3 miles)
  • Bankside Pier (2.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Thornhill Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • St Andrew's (Barnsbury) Church of England Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Laycock Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Mary Magdalene Academy: the Courtyard (0.5 miles)
  • Tech City College (1.0 mile)
  • CATS College London (1.7 miles)
  • St Mary Magdalene Academy (0.4 miles)
  • The Family School London (0.6 miles)
  • Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School (0.6 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£10,217 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 279,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £10,060 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £52/mo (£629/yr)
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Gas £33 Electricity £41 Estimated energy cost £74/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 11400 kWh/year
Electricity: 3400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework


Supply £16 Sewerage £15 Estimated water cost £31 /mo
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