Find Your Perfect London Home: Top 3 Best Places to Live in London

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April 13, 2023

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Find Your Perfect London Home: Top 3 Best Places to Live in London

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If you want to live in London, you are not alone. London has excellent educational institutions and job prospects, as well as a rich culture and history that draws visitors from all over the world. Whether you prefer bustling urban centers or tranquil suburban retreats, London has a location to fit your needs. 

The best areas to live in London are a mix of the two. Living within walking distance of an urban green area is connected with increased happiness, self-worth, and overall life satisfaction, according to a study done by academics from The University of Warwick, Newcastle University, and The University of Sheffield.

With inhabitants from all over the world, the United Kingdom is one of the most diverse locations to live. According to the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford, as of June 2021, persons born outside the UK accounted for an estimated 14.5% of the UK's population, or 9.6 million people. London has the most migrants of any region in the United Kingdom. The city itself is quite old, having been founded by the Romans as Londinium in 43 AD.

Moving can be a challenging experience. Before opting to relocate, conduct your study and visit the location you intend to call home! Whether you're relocating to another nation or travelling a long distance, hiring a long distance moving firm to assist with logistics may be a wise investment. Moving firms may assist you with packing, unloading, and transferring your goods safely.

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If you are determined to relocate to London, StudyFinds has conducted research to assist you in determining which area is best for you. It is critical to become acquainted with your possibilities before selecting the proper home.

Brixton

Living in Brixton will provide you with plenty of entertainment and activities. "Brixton is a component of the Borough of Lambeth in south London," writes Rent London Flat. It's a really multicultural and fun region to live in, with lots of great venues to interact and hang out with friends. There are numerous food markets and neighbourhood taverns. The Northern Line tube stops at Brixton station, making public transportation fairly accessible."

This neighbourhood is well connected with the famed London tube, in addition to being full of vibrant culture and nightlife. The metro takes you almost anywhere you need to go. "Brixton is one of London's most unique neighbourhoods." The sheer vitality of the location will sweep you away as soon as you step out of the metro station. Expatica describes how "enticing smells, sounds, and colours stream at you from all angles and at all hours of the day and night."

"Located in South London, it has a reputation for having an eclectic music and arts scene, an interesting local market, and lower-than-average rent prices." While it may be difficult to find full houses to live in, there are a plethora of late Victorian terrace houses available, many of which have been transformed into apartments for the young professionals who call this region home," according to The Homelike. Brixton is a popular hangout for 20-somethings who appreciate being in the heart of the city.

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Camden

Camden is ranked first on Stored's list of the coolest places to live in London. "Camden is home to the largest pub in Europe, as well as some of London's top live music venues." Camden's nightlife is unparalleled in its vitality. This unique neighbourhood is home to a diverse mix of restaurants, open-air markets, and exciting street art, making it an urban sanctuary for alternative, punk, and art student types."

Living here means you'll most likely wind up in a flat rather than a house, but you'll always have a beautiful view. "Camden is well-established as one of North London's liveliest areas, located immediately to the north of the capital's lone international station, St Pancras." There are other parks nearby, but your new favourite will most certainly be Primrose Hill, which gives excellent views of the city," adds Expatica.

"If you want to live in London because of the street food, antique shops, and bustling vegan shops, Camden is the place to be." Since the 1960s, when rock and psychedelia erupted, this hipster hotspot has maintained its distinctive character. The Roundhouse (Camden's most appealing music venue) was at the epicentre of the 1960s revolution and remains so to this day. "And the rest of Camden is no exception - whether you're into soul, jazz, heavy metal, rock, or indie music, this borough has you covered," Move Hub says.

Islington

Islington gets a 4.56 out of 5 from Home Views for its diversity and distinct style. "Islington is a borough with various personalities." Its mishmash of areas, from the cosmopolitan bars and pubs of Angel to the chintzy antique boutiques of Camden Passage, each have their own distinct identity. Its homes come in a variety of styles, including luxury apartments in the heart of the city and period townhouses nestled on tranquil backstreets."

If you're searching for a lot of green space, you won't find it in this area, but there are plenty of things to keep you busy. "Islington doesn't exactly win the prize for verdant, leafy space." "However, it does win prizes for its proximity to the heart of London (ideal for the return of the commute), swathes of jaw-droppingly attractive Georgian squares bursting at the seams with charming period properties, and an abundance of bars, restaurants, and the much-loved pubs," says Gentleman's Journal.

"Upper Street is dotted with stores, restaurants, pubs, and cafes, and Camden Passage always has something to attract the eye." There are several leafy squares and bright doorways. The shops and restaurants on Upper Street, Camden Passage, the tube, train, and Overground stations, and proximity to central London are all advantages of living in Islington. "The biggest disadvantage of living in Islington is the area's relatively high housing costs," recommends A Woman In London.

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The Insider @ Houst

The Insider team at Houst is dedicated to providing up-to-date and relevant information on short-term rentals. If you have hosting inquiries, please write to us at expert@houst.com. For guest inquiries, reach out at guest@houst.com. We are here to help you navigate the world of short lets and look forward to assisting you with your needs.

The Insider @ Houst

The Insider @ Houst

The Insider team at Houst is dedicated to providing up-to-date and relevant information on short-term rentals. If you have hosting inquiries, please write to us at expert@houst.com. For guest inquiries, reach out at guest@houst.com. We are here to help you navigate the world of short lets and look forward to assisting you with your needs.

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"I have a philosophy in life called keep it simple. I don't live to work, I work to live. This is the first time I've leased this property on Airbnb. A house allows me to have vision of all the revenue and all the expenses associated with the apartment. They work as a well-oiled machine. They strive very hard to keep both myself and the tenants happy."

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