VIBRAND COMMUNITY ESSENTIALS
Highgate is more than a residential area; it’s a lifestyle choice. The blend of historic charm, cultural richness, and modern amenities creates an unparalleled living experience, making Highgate a wise investment and an exceptional place to call home.
Highgate is a magnet for artists, creatives, and celebrities drawn to its rich cultural scene. The Jackson Lane Arts Centre and the elegant Lauderdale House host a plethora of events, ensuring a vibrant atmosphere, artistic expression & community engagement.
Other important mentions are classical music venues like The Red Hedgehog, a small, one-hundred-seater concert hall, or The Gatehouse, an excellent fringe theatre.
Culinary enthusiasts will enjoy the diverse dining options, from the award-winning Red Lion & Sun to the authentic Japanese fare at Sushi Wa. Other honourable mentions are Ostuni, Pavilion Cafe and High Tea of Highgate.
Highgate’s dining scene caters to every palate, creating a gastronomic haven for residents seeking culinary excellence as well as a varied selection of pubs, bars and even beer gardens.
Surrounded by lush landscapes, Highgate provides respite from urban hustle. The superstar of Highgate is Hampstead Heath: a vast and picturesque parkland offering stunning views of London, ponds, wooded areas, and open spaces for walks or picnics.
Waterlow Park and Highgate Wood also offer serene retreats, while Archway Leisure Centre and Highgate Golf Club provide recreational options for residents of all ages.
Highgate’s connectivity is unparalleled. Commuters benefit from quick access to central London by tube or cycle, with The City only about 30 minutes away by cycling and Bank being 20 minutes away on the Underground. Local buses also provide frequent and 24-hour services as well.
Drivers enjoy proximity to the A1, connecting south to Islington and north to the M1. The well-placed location ensures convenience for daily needs and healthcare access.
Highgate boasts outstanding schools, contributing to its appeal to families. Notable institutions like Highbury Fields School, Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, and Kentish Town Church of England Primary School consistently achieve outstanding inspection ratings.
Families in Highgate benefit from an environment that prioritises educational excellence and fosters a nurturing learning atmosphere.
Highgate Cemetery stands out as one of London’s most renowned burial grounds. Among its “residents” lie notable figures such as Karl Marx, George Eliot, Michael Faraday, and Christina Rosetti.
Highgate has a history of impressive architecture, but amidst its grandeur, the intricate Neo-Gothic structures of Holly Village always command my attention, leaving me captivated every time I pass by.