Vantage Point, N19

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Ranked 1st out of 9 in Holloway
4.68 (126 reviews) 4.68 (126 reviews)
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4.68
Facilities
4.75
Design
4.49
Location
4.32
Value
4.63
Management

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 Underground station in the North London Borough of Islington. Residents are also close to Upper Street, Emirates Stadium and Highgate Village.

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Best place I’ve lived in the UK

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Review Date May 2022

The people at the front desk and the entire team is super friendly and helpful, they do make you feel at home. I never have to wait too long for an elevator. And the view from kitchen, the terrace and the games room is priceless. The flats are really nice with stylised furniture.

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Super convinient to take the underground, and northern line is really well connected. All popular coffee shops are nearby (Starbucks, Costa, Greggs) and some local ones available too.

Archway wellbeing center is just around the corner which means a swimming pool nearby too.

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Overall in amazing place to live, convinient, great views, and well located.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

I have not had much experience with issues and dealing with the building management, but the few times I’ve reached out to them, they’ve been super responsive.

5
Facilities
5
Design
5
Location
5
Value
5
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Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review Juan! We will pass your comments on to the team.

Best wishes,

Laura

Brilliant staff, stunning building!

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Review Date Oct 2022

Laura and Michelle where amazing, they where extremely helpful and enthusiastic, and ultimately swayed our decision to rent at vantage point. Great management. And friendly staff throughout. The views are breathtaking from the balcony. The building is very well maintained and is very clean.
Would recommend highly!

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On top of the underground station. Right next to multiple supermarkets. Brilliant location, with great transport links into central London

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The neighbours are very friendly, real sense of community

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Always very quick to reply to any problems and queries

5
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5
Design
5
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Amazing place to live

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Review Date Oct 2022

Gorgeous design, needs a bit of paint and carpet replacement but those are all minor things. Building is managed perfectly, all your concerns addressed and problems fixed asap. The only issue is the price as they’re really expensive and while I managed for a year, when they increased the rent now, I could not bear the cost anymore and I moved out.

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I absolutely loved my time at Vantage Point. The building is beutiful as well as the flats but what really makes it is the staff. Starting from my absolute faves Marcia and Felix to cheery Carlotta and Lukas. Everyone’s genuine and you just feel at home. Whenever something would break, Lukas would swiftly come and fix it- he’s such a gem. When I was moving out, Marcia went out of her way to help me. I just love everyone so much.

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I wish I’d known how much I will cry when I move out!!

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

All of them, a 100%. Lovely problem management system

5
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5
Design
5
Location
3
Value
5
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Outstanding design and views but poor property management and customer service from high level management, except from the building management downstairs in reception: they are stars.

Review Date May 2022

Design: Outstanding.
Facilities: Convenient and overall good.
Building Management: Used to be really good, quality has decreased. There are less and less events and activities for residents as time passes.
Property Management: They just want your money.

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Archway has undoubtedly flourished in the last couple of years with local shops, restaurants, and a lovely community. Vantage Point’s development is a reflection of that. Unfortunately, this also means there’s more nightlife in the area than it used to be. The building’s location is beneficial in transport links and overall convenience. It also means it’s at the centre of some pretty bad anti-social behaviour.

You’ll find drunk people outside the building and from Thursdays till Mondays early morning if the club on Navigator Square is open. If your flat faces Navigators’ square side, you’ll find it pretty impossible to have a good night’s sleep on weekdays and go to work on a Friday or Monday sleepless.

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The anti-social behaviour nearby during night club nights.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Building Management is what’s holding this development. They do such a great job and are always welcoming you with a smile at reception. Property Management could perhaps take a lesson or 2 from them on customer service. Maybe they would stop losing tenants this way.

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4
Design
3
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3
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Hi HM,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Please do let us know if you wish to discuss further by sending us an email to residentrelations@essentialliving.co.uk

Best wishes,

Laura

Problem solving

Verified Resident
Verified Resident
Review Date May 2022

1. Please reduce the noise from ventilation system in bedroom.
2. Please keep the waste tube working all the day.
3. Reception’s service is good
4. Facilities in common room are not very clean and heating not work
5. Waste bin always full, and smells bad

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I think the transport and shipping are very convenient, and enough cafe and restaurants to choose, but the tastes are not very good.

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More introduction about thermostats

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Responses are very quick, stuff can solve the problem at a short time

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Facilities
5
Design
4
Location
5
Value
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Hi Gen,

Thank you for taking the time out to write us a review.

In regards to the maintenance issues you have highlighted, please could you send us an email to residentsteamvp@essentialliving.co.uk and we will look into this for you.

Best wishes,

Laura

The house design is pretty good

Verified Resident
Verified Resident
Review Date May 2022

The house design is pretty good: 2b2b. Facilities are also in a good condition, once there are some problems appeared, there would be stuff to help you solve it.The only bad thing is that the drill in the kitchen sometimes it is easy to block. The reception stuff is pretty friendly.

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There are lots of shops and restaurants so it is pretty convenient. Also, the downstairs is archway station so the transport location is decent. In a word, everything’s perfect!

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The heating system. It’s hard to operate because once u turn it off it turns into default mode and needs the stuff to set.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

It’s pretty fast responding and once we report some problems they are willing to help us

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Design
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Hi Ruiyuan,

Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. If you need any assistance with how to operate the heating in the apartment, do get in contact with us at Reception and we will be happy to talk you through how to use it.

Many thanks,

Laura

Amazing – can’t recommend enough!!!

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Review Date May 2022

The building is fab, can’t recommend it enough. The communal spaces are great and always kept tidy. The communal spaces are also great to WFH in if you like. The building is very modern and the flats are beautiful. The residents team are amazing and can’t help you enough, always lovely to stop and chat to! Love everything, can’t recommend the building enough.

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Great location, right next to Archway tube stop! Also, everything you need in terms of shops, pubs and parks are all within a quick walking distance!

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It’s easy enough to bring a van with all of your stuff in, park in the basement and then use the lift in the basement to bring up all of the stuff to the flat.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

I had an issue with the extractor fan when I moved in and someone came up to the flat to take a look the same day to help. No other issues aside from that!

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Design
5
Location
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Value
5
Management
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What a great review! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such wonderful feedback Mikey.

Best wishes,

Laura

Best place to live

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Review Date May 2022

Love living at vantage point, the building is really well decorated and all the flats have modern furniture. Great facilities from the gym to all the communal areas. The team is always very helpful the only problem that I have experienced is the noise from the outside and the flat get really warm during summer time.

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The location is absolutely great, the building is just at the top of Archway station so it makes really easy to get to central London. The team is always there to help you out.
The only bad things are the noises from the outside and that it gets really hot during summer time

Please share one thing (or more) which you wish you had known before you moved in:

I wish I knew there wasn’t the air conditioning in the flat

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

They always helped me. Any problem I had in the flat has been fixed really quickly

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Facilities
5
Design
5
Location
4
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Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Umberto!

Best wishes,

Laura

Lovely building and lovely staff

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Review Date May 2022

The development is lovely and the facilities are great! I would have lovely to have the opportunity to use the facilities more! Would love for there to be more parties now that Covid has calmed down. The staff are lovely and always very helpful when needed!

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Love the ambiance and the staff! Have loved here for 5 years and it’s been a wonderful home! Thank you so much!

Please share one thing (or more) which you wish you had known before you moved in:

I wish I had known about the club next door and how loud it was going to be.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

They have responded very quickly and efficiently! My washer broke and they replaced it the same day.

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Facilities
4
Design
2
Location
3
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Hi Daniela,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. We are currently reviewing our events for the year, but if you have any suggestions please let us know.

Best wishes,

Laura

The best apartments in the UK

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Verified Resident
Review Date May 2022

The design of the house is very avant-garde, with all floor-to-ceiling windows, you can see the London Eye, and surrounded by low-rise buildings, you can see the whole picture of London, and there is a multi-purpose room on the 16th floor, where you can hold parties, as well as entertainment rooms and The gym can be said to be very friendly and healthy. The front desk is very friendly and greets us every time we pass by and communicates with our tenants with a smile.

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There is a subway station below the apartment, so it is very convenient to go anywhere, and there are various supermarkets below, cheap supermarkets, expensive supermarkets, as well as various fast food restaurants and restaurants from various countries, which are very perfect

Please share one thing (or more) which you wish you had known before you moved in:

I need to take the elevator to throw garbage in the apartment, go to the basement, and then I need to take the elevator upstairs after throwing garbage. Then I bumped into the front desk once, and the front desk asked if I need to wait for me to take the elevator upstairs after throwing the garbage, I said no thanks, Unexpectedly, he was waiting for me to go upstairs with me in front of the elevator door after I finished throwing the garbage. This moment moved me very much.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Very friendly and fast. Generally, if you have any questions, you can contact the front desk downstairs through the front of the room. They answer all questions patiently.

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Design
5
Location
5
Value
5
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Hi Yusen,

Thank you very much for leaving us such a wonderful review! We will pass the comments on to the team.

Best wishes,

Laura

I would recommend this facility without any doubts!

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Verified Resident
Review Date May 2022

Development is very well located. Super build quality. Nice interiors. Very responsive and amicable staff. Management is professional. And the list of facilities ( library, dining space, work space, terrace garden, gym, billiards room etc) is super useful.

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The list of good aspects is endless! With grocery just below and tube station just beside the building makes your life incredibly effortless! Many options for Cafes, bakery and restaurants. Leisure center and Odeon few steps away!

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I am really lucky to have found this place.

How has the building management responded to any problems or issues you have raised:

Barely there has been any problem or issue and if at all it ever existed it was solved stress-free!

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Design
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Hi Meenakshi,

Thank you very much for leaving us such a wonderful review. We will pass your comments to the teams.

Best wishes,

Laura

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Facilities

24 Hours

24 Hours

Bike Parking

Bike Parking

Coworking

Coworking

Concierge

Concierge

Garden

Garden

Gym

Gym

Lounge

Lounge

Onsite Maintenance

Onsite Maintenance

Parking

Parking

Pet Friendly

Pet Friendly

Resident Events

Resident Events

Roof Terrace

Roof Terrace

WiFi Included

WiFi Included

Location

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4.60

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