Top 10 new homes developments in North London

View over North London from the balcony of an apartment in the Hoxton Press development

What are the best new developments in North London? We ask the residents. HomeViews reviewers come from verified owners and tenants so you can trust what they say. We take a look at the ten highest-rated new developments in North London, including apartments to rent and for sale.

Living in North London

North London is home to some of the capital’s most sought-after neighbourhoods. Angel, Hampstead, Camden, Kentish Town, Hackney, Highbury – all have their own very unique charms but they also all have that same stylish, bohemian North London feel to them… well-heeled, but with an edge; refined and suave but still characterful and colourful.

The impressive residents’ dining room at Vantage Point in North London

Some of London’s finest new build homes can be found in North London. These include the hugely popular rental development Vantage Point, sitting at the top of our list. Hoxton Press, in second place here, also attracts a lot of praise for its bold approach to design and clever regeneration of existing buildings.

As well as outstanding new build properties, North London also offers outstanding historic homes in the form of Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian terraces and townhouses to equal the finest examples in West and South West London.

Historic houses alongside Primrose Hill park in North London

What is North London famous for?

London Zoo can be found to the north of Regent’s Park, and is the world’s oldest scientific zoo. Alongside Regent’s Park, other notable green spaces in the area include Primrose Hill park and Hampstead Heath. Madame Tussauds, the British Library, The Emirates Stadium and many other significant visitor attractions can also be found in North London.

Highest-rated new homes developments in North London

1. Hoxton Press, N1

Anthology
4.78 (20 reviews) 4.78 (20 reviews)
Area guide to Islington
Image of Hoxton Press, N1
Anthology Hoxton Press is a selection of Studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom homes designed by world renowned Architects Karakusevic Carson Architects and David Chipperfield Architects. It comprises of two landmark buildings, Mono and Duo, as well as a community café and landscaped gardens. Located in the regeneration area of the Colville Estate, nestled between […] Read reviews and details of Hoxton Press, N1

2. Vantage Point, N19

Essential Living
4.68 (69 reviews) 4.68 (69 reviews)
Area guide to Holloway
Image of Vantage Point, N19
Vantage Point is a Build to Rent development by Essential Living, offering 118 apartments – studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. All Vantage Point residents get access to a range of features and amenities. These include a 24-hour onsite team, a roof terrace, games room and exercise room. In addition, the development is above Archway London […] Read reviews and details of Vantage Point, N19

3. The Makers, N1

Londonewcastle
4.60 (7 reviews) 4.60 (7 reviews)
Area guide to Islington
The Makers is a Londonewcastle and London Borough of Hackney development located in Hoxton. It is comprised of 175 apartments, over 28 floors and these range from studio and one-bedroom apartments to three-bedroom apartments. The development is conveniently situated a 7-minute walk to Old Street station, which is served by the Northern line and national […] Read reviews and details of The Makers, N1

4. Alma Estate, EN3

Countryside
4.33 (11 reviews) 4.33 (11 reviews)
Area guide to North London
Alma Estate, by Countryside, comprises of 993 one, two and three bedroom homes. Originally built in the 1960’s, the development has been recently regenerated to include shops, a gym, a medical centre and other facilities. Alma Estate is a short walk from both Ponders End station and Brimsdown station. Read reviews and details of Alma Estate, EN3

5. The Cottonworks, N7

St William
4.09 (7 reviews) 4.09 (7 reviews)
Area guide to Holloway
The Cottonworks, by St William, sits within Finsbury Park in North London. This development comprises of 22 one and two bedroom apartments, just 0.5 miles from Finsbury park underground and train station. Residents here benefit from Help to Buy and great transport links and amenities. Read reviews and details of The Cottonworks, N7

6. London Square Caledonian Road, N7

London Square
4.00 (15 reviews) 4.00 (15 reviews)
Area guide to Holloway
London Square Caledonian Road, by London Square, features a range of one and two bedroom apartments located in Islington. Residents here benefit from a residents courtyard, concierge, on-site gym and communal podium gardens overlooking the trees and green space of Market Road Gardens. Read reviews and details of London Square Caledonian Road, N7

7. Altitude, N8

Fairview New Homes
3.91 (9 reviews) 3.91 (9 reviews)
Area guide to North London
Image of Altitude, N8
Altitude offers a selection of one, two and three-bedroom apartments located in Hornsey. Situated just one minute on foot from Hornsey Rail Station, which provides links to Old Street and Stratford. Additionally, Turnpike Lane Underground Station is within walking distance. Read reviews and details of Altitude, N8

8. City Wharf by A2Dominion Rental Only, N1

A2Dominion Rental Only
3.58 (19 reviews) 3.58 (19 reviews)
Area guide to Islington
Image of City Wharf by A2Dominion Rental Only, N1
City Wharf by A2Dominon Rental Only is a residential development, which comprises of 65 apartments. The development has won numerous awards including: Gold for Best Exterior Design and Silver for Best Apartment Scheme from the WhatHouse? Awards 2016. In addition, it has a won the Best Apartment Building at the Sunday Times British Home Awards […] Read reviews and details of City Wharf by A2Dominion Rental Only, N1

9. Arundel Square, N7

United House Developments
4.68 (11 reviews) 4.68 (11 reviews)
Area guide to Holloway
Arundel Square is a United House Development located in Islington. It is comprised of 147 apartments and residents have access to a range of amenities, for example: a concierge, bike storage, parking and gardens. The development is conveniently situated just a few minutes walk from both Highbury and Islington station and Caledonian Road & Barnsbury […] Read reviews and details of Arundel Square, N7

10. Hampstead Manor, NW3

Mount Anvil
4.71 (7 reviews) 4.71 (7 reviews)
Area guide to Camden
Image of Hampstead Manor, NW3
Hampstead Manor is in a prime setting, just minutes from the centre of Hampstead Village. It offers a selection of 156 homes set over 13 buildings. The units range from contemporary apartments to expertly converted Grade II listed heritage properties. Read reviews and details of Hampstead Manor, NW3

House prices in North London

The average price of a property in North London is currently £654,472 according to current figures from Zoopla (August 2020). The average price for a North London flat is £469,427 and for terraced houses £734,328.


Discover more about the area in in our North London Area Guide, or focus in on popular North London areas like Colindale.

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