Live the Holborn life
If you’ve always wanted to live right in the heart of the action in London, buying a new home in Holborn could be for you. It’s tough to beat this area for location, while offers such as our Movemaker scheme are unbeatable too. With this, we could save you thousands on estate agents fees when selling your existing home.
Things to see and do in Holborn
Holborn is London’s historic legal quarter and home to the Royal Courts of Justice and the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, as well as other notable landmarks such as the Law Society’s Hall and the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Cultural attractions in and around Holborn include Sir John Soane’s Museum, the Charles Dickens Museum and Two Temple Place, while the Royal Opera House and the British Museum are also a short stroll away.
With a vast array of London’s most iconic sights and areas within walking distance, including Westminster, Tower Hill and Covent Garden, it’s impossible to find yourself without anything to do when you live in Holborn.
There are a number of excellent schools in Holborn and its surrounding area, including St Clement Danes CofE along Drury Lane. This primary is rated as outstanding by Ofsted, along with St George the Martyr CofE and Christopher Hatton Primary.
At secondary level, top choices include the outstanding St Marylebone CofE School, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School and Central Foundation Boys’ School, with the catchment areas for all these schools encompassing Holborn.
The private CATS College London lies within Holborn, while the Royal Ballet School is only a short stroll from the centre of town. The mixed all-through Ecole Jeannine Manuel is another local independent.
Holborn transport links
Holborn’s exceptional central location means you could live your whole life on foot and never be bored. When the need arises though, there are superb transport links to rely on. These include Holborn Tube station, which is on the Central and Piccadilly lines. This gives you direct access to places like Bond Street, Marble Arch and Notting Hill Gates, as well as Hyde Park Corner, Knightsbridge and Acton Town.
The Holborn property scene
From large Georgian homes to conversions that have seen offices turned into flats, apartments are doubtless the most common form of housing in Holborn. And with such a desirable location, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that buying a home in the area comes at a serious premium.
House prices are more than double the London average, which can rule many people out of this area. If so, take a look at other spots close by, such as Western Avenue in Acton or Walthamstow’s Forest Road. You could even take advantage of the London Help to Buy scheme in these areas, so give us a call now to discuss your needs.