Cricklewood Estate Agent

Living Residential have been helping people in Cricklewood buy, sell and let properties for years. We’re based right in the area, so have an in-depth knowledge not only of the most desirable postcodes, in addition to the highest performing schools, transport links, and local amenities. We’re also the only Guild agency in the area, which is testament to our reliability and performance.

Whether you’re seeking to buy, sell or rent a property in Cricklewood, we can help. We offer a range of services, from sourcing and vetting tenants, to assistance with buying a property at auction.

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Living Residential West Hampstead

118 Fortune Green Road
West Hampstead, London
NW6 1DH
United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7435 6066

email us: enquiries@livingresidential.com

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CricklewoodProperties

The Cricklewood property market is dominated by attractive Edwardian and Victorian houses; many of which are situated on leafy residential streets, close to parks. There are also several spacious 1920s semi-detached and detached homes. While most of these properties remain as houses, some have been sub-divided to create flats – ideal for first-time buyers. Modern homes are less common, though there is a limited number of purpose-built flats, which, when they to come to market, tend to get snapped up quickly.

Homebuyers in Cricklewood are comprised mostly of families wishing to enjoy a slice of ‘village’ life, while maintaining proximity to Central London. Newer developments, such as Fellow Square are attracting more professionals to the area. There are also bargains for first-time buyers, with apartments available for less than surrounding areas, such as West Hampstead.

The price of a property in Cricklewood is influenced not only by the size and style of the home, but also its location. Houses close to the station are always higher in price, as are those that are close to Gladstone Park or well-regarded schools.

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Cricklewood Area Guide

Cricklewood is a lively northwest London neighbourhood popular with families and young professionals. The attraction of Cricklewood to buy, rent or invest in property is due to the diverse range of what’s on offer. Period Victorian and Edwardian spacious family homes and exciting property developments mean that Cricklewood has something to suit most people’s budgets.

Cricklewood is situated between Hampstead Heath and Gladstone Park in the London boroughs Barnet and Brent. The residential area started as a small hamlet on Edgeware Road and Cricklewood Lane. Then urban development in the late 19th and early 20th centuries transformed the area into a large London suburb.

Properties in Cricklewood are mostly period properties built from the late Victorian era until the 1930s. The varied architectural styles give the neighbourhood a distinct character. For example, two-storey Victorian and Edwardian terraces have period features, bay windows, and spacious rear gardens.

Large Art Deco mansions have stunning flats and fantastic views over London and the surrounding areas. Additionally, buyers or renters can find modern flats in contemporary apartment blocks that are part of Crinklewood’s regeneration.

Residents of Cricklewood enjoy excellent road, rail, and public transport links. Kilburn and Willesden Green stations on the Jubilee line are in Zone 2, and Cricklewood station in Zone 3 is on the Thameslink. Additionally, the suburb is at the start of the M1, providing fast road links to the north.

What can families expect from the schools in Cricklewood? All the state primary and secondary schools have a “good” or “outstanding” Ofsted rating. For primary education, the best ones are Our Lady of Grace RC in Dollis Hill Avenue and Convent of Jesus and Mary RC Infants. The two comprehensives with a “good” rating are Whitefield and Hampstead.

There are plenty of local amenities in the area for residents. For example, Brent Cross is nearby and is one of the largest shopping centres in London. However, for some peace and quiet, Gladstone Park has formal gardens, play areas, an art gallery and superb views over the city.

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Moving to Cricklewood

Continued investment in Cricklewood means that house prices are on the rise. Compared to other London boroughs, Victorian, Edwardian, and post-war houses still represent good value for money. There are also several new developments of apartment blocks, giving buyers and renters plenty of choices.

Due to its proximity to central London, excellent transport links, and a wide range of housing, Cricklewood remains a popular yet affordable neighbourhood in north London.

Living Residential has a wide variety of Cricklewood homes and flats for sale or to let. Call a member of our team to let us help you find the ideal Cricklewood property to suit your requirements and at a price you can afford.

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