Marylebone Local Area Guide

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Beautifully located between the green spaces of Regent’s Park and Hyde Park, but only minutes away from bustling Oxford Street, Marylebone is a real find for those who want the best of all London worlds. From period homes to tasteful new developments, houses for sale in Marylebone are a popular choice for celebrities, professionals and families eager to find their own urban-village lifestyle. If a thriving high street with an eclectic collection of unique cafes, independent shops and high-end boutiques is your London dream, look no further, Marylebone property can offer you all this and more.

Marylebone Property

Dubbed by some as the new Mayfair, Marylebone experienced its first property boom back in 1751, and its reputation for stunning historical architecture and sophisticated living has remained strong since then. With great transport connections and easy access to the cultural quirkiness of London’s Southbank, the retail hub of Oxford Street and the striking views from Primrose Hill, Marylebone is a fantastic central location for those who want to make the most of all the capital city has to offer.

Don’t be surprised however if, once you have found your perfect property or flat to rent in Marylebone, you become reluctant to leave. Marylebone property is of the highest quality and this location can offer everything you need, all within walking distance of your front doorstep.

Cavendish Square

Historic Cavendish Square with its stunning collection of Georgian architecture has always been home to nobility, and is currently undergoing a renaissance. The stunning Grade II listed Harcourt House has been restored to provide luxury apartment dwelling and this is just one example of the sympathetic but lavish development that can be found throughout Marylebone.

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Marylebone High Street

A soothing relief in a busy city, Marylebone High Street is not only home to some of London’s most unique shopping venues and street cafes, it also offers some impressive 19th-century properties, many of which have been converted to extremely high standards. If you enjoy having life at your fingertips and are looking for luxury flats for sale in Marylebone, this may well be the high-street location you are looking for.

Bryanston Square

Bryanston Square in Marylebone is a pretty garden square with generously wide roads, a tree-lined garden and geometric brick properties. Many of these impressive period properties now house luxury apartments, all boasting the very latest in spacious interior design and access to a private communal garden. For those who value charm and elegance, Bryanston Square is definitely a desirable Marylebone location to consider.

Marylebone Community

As well as offering the very latest in chicness and fashion, Marylebone has the advantage of a long-standing community. It is this sense of community that makes Marylebone so popular with families and gives the area that sought-after feeling of being in but not absorbed by London’s frenetic centre. Marylebone’s community is a friendly one with its weekly farmers’ market, thriving library and arthouse cinema, and all the local ‘characters’ you would expect from a more rural village. If you value being part of a flourishing community and are looking for houses or flats for sale in Marylebone, you won’t be disappointed.

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Marylebone Shopping

Marylebone has all the boutique shopping opportunities you would expect from one of London’s top village locations. Much prized by locals and often hidden from tourists, this is a charming shopping location, which offers a range of heartening alternatives to nearby bustling but somewhat predictable Oxford Street. If you want to be surrounded by eclectic fashion boutiques, original health and beauty outlets and the very best in creative design retail, choose a Marylebone luxury property and find all of this and more on your doorstep.

Marylebone is already a fantastic shopping destination but its shopping experience is set to get even better. Making the most of Transport for London’s new Elizabeth Line, pioneering plans to transform Cavendish Square’s underground car park into an innovative retail, entertainment and business space are well underway. This state-of-the-art facility will add to Marylebone’s already impressive reputation as a topnotch shopping destination.

Marylebone shopping highlights include the beautiful Daunt Books, design store ‘The Conran Shop‘, and ladies’ fashion outlet Toast, but this is a shopping destination perfect for browsing so allow plenty of time when you visit.

Eating out and hotels in Marylebone

Marylebone residents know that they don’t have to wander far from home to find the very best in a wide range of inspirational restaurants. The timeless Chiltern Firehouse is one of London’s most exclusive destinations and a place to see and be seen. Offering fantastic brunches and the possibility of dinner with the stars, an overnight stay here will give you a great taste of luxury Marylebone living. Another Marylebone must-stay location is The Langham, London where award-winning afternoon tea is the order of the day in their elegant Palm Court. Accompanied by a grand piano performance, this is one of the most English of experiences and a relaxing antidote to a busy shopping trip.

Family life in Marylebone

Marylebone is one of Central London’s most family-friendly locations and popular with families for that reason. With facilities to suit every member of the family and great access to some of London’s most beautiful green spaces, Marylebone offers family-life opportunities that far surpass those in other popular areas. Marylebone is well served for schools with award-winning Portland Place Independent School on the doorstep as well as Wetherby Preparatory School for boys and even the Sylvia Young Theatre School.

If you want to live within easy reach of the hype and vibe of London’s bustling heart but come home to a quieter village-style existence, looking for houses for sale or flats to rent in Marylebone makes perfect sense. For expert knowledge and detailed advice about the luxury property market in Central and North West London, get in touch with our team today.


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