The Kinks played their first gig in the Clissold Arms in Muswell Hill. It contains an ice rink, theatre, boating lake and gardens, as well as the 10,000-capacity Great Hall. There are also several bus routes in the area, connecting to Central London and the City as well as to nearby tube stations. Muswell Hill is a suburban district of north London.It is mainly in the London Borough of Haringey with a small part in the London Borough of Barnet.It is between Highgate, Hampstead Garden Suburb, East Finchley and Crouch End.It has many streets with Edwardian architecture. Call Martyn Gerrard (020 8444 3388). However, on one of north London’s highest hills is the best example of this rare breed: the attractive Edwardian family suburb of Muswell Hill. Band D council tax in 2019/2020 is £1,640.40.​. Euan Williams of Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward told TNT Magazine that people know each other, are friendly with neighbours, and trust them enough to leave a set of keys with them if they go out of town. More residents have at least one car than London as a whole, and there is easy access to the M1 via the North Circular. Crouch End's listed town hall to be turned into flats with rooftop bar . However, on one of north London’s highest hills is the best example of this rare breed: the attractive Edwardian family suburb of Muswell Hill. They serve their salt beef on bagels from the famous Brick Lane Bakery. N10 is the Muswell Hill postcode although on its western border it strays into N2, the East Finchley postcode. Most Muswell Hill commuters rely on the W7 bus which meanders up hill and down dale through Crouch End before it reaches Finsbury Park station and its Tube and train services to central London. Children are catered for with toy shops and a bookshop. Abundant green space, a village feel and excellent schools make for a strong community in this attractive north London suburb. ” Excellent state schools, many with “outstanding” Ofsted ratings, are a big draw for parents. Queen’s Wood and adjoining Highgate Wood are favourites with dog walkers; both have cafés. This leafy London enclave has a lot going for it - including stunning Edwardian houses, good schools, a village feel and lots of open space. The area also features the Children's Bookshop and the Myswell Hilil Toy Library, as well as many other activities and places that cater to families and children. Muswell Hill has an Everyman cinema in a fine Art Deco building and Phoenix Cinema in nearby East Finchley is a well-known first release and art house cinema. Simon Gerrard, managing director of Martyn Gerrard estate agents, says the area’s extensive green spaces and village feel offer an escape from city life, with family homes always in demand. Yet this prosperous area only developed with the arrival in 1873 of a branch train line running from Highgate through Muswell Hill to Alexandra Palace. View a wide range of flats to rent in Muswell Hill with Primelocation. Oodles of green space, great houses and schools, not to mention Ally Pally... the attractions are as clear as the views. The most expensive house currently for sale is a five-bedroom double-fronted home in Queens Avenue, at £2.95 million. The others are Dukes Avenue, Princes Avenue and Kings Avenue. High street brands include Jigsaw, Sweaty Betty, Oliver Bonas and Whistles. The Grade II Listed Alexandra Palace and Park was built in 1873 to serve as a public centre for recreation, education and entertainment. The Northern Heights Plan in the Thirties, which proposed extending the Northern line from Finsbury Park to Alexandra Palace along the line, was abandoned during the Second World War, though commuter trains continued to use the line until 1954. There can be substantial traffic, and some difficulty parking, as a result. Today, this isolation is part of Muswell Hill’s charm. They are particularly known for their monstrous croissants. The beautiful Alexandra Park and Highgate Wood are on your doorstep for green space, as are the Queen's Wood and Coldfall Wood and the Parkland Walk, which connects Finsbury Park and Alexandra Palace. Simon Gerrard of Martyn Gerrard estate agents says price per square foot can vary from road to road and depends on the type of property, but it averages between £700 and £750. 4 bedroom house for Sale at 1 Muswell Hill, Glen Iris VIC 3146. A leafy north-west London neighbourhood, with thriving community spirit, well-priced homes and plenty for kids. (Pictured: Barista Declan Mason). Families — and a sprinkling of celebs — head for the Hill, a perfect urban village with great schools, cafés, shops and homes. Welcome to Game Music Themes, the web's reference site for video game sheet music! Singer Gracie Fields (1898-1979) christened the palace Ally Pally. Call 020 8819 8242. He also tips the smaller Arts and Crafts houses on the Rookfield Estate at the bottom of Muswell Hill. It is between Highgate, Hampstead Garden Suburb, East Finchley and Crouch End. The other nearby comprehensives are: Highgate Wood (co-ed, ages 11 to 18) in Montenotte Road and Greig City Academy (co-ed, ages 11 to 18) in High Street in Hornsey, both judged to be “good”; The Archer Academy (co-ed, ages 11 to 16) in Eagans Close in East Finchley, judged to be “outstanding” and Hornsey School for Girls (ages 11 to 18) in Inderwick Road, rated “good”. Estate agent Simon Gerrard of Martyn Gerrard says Muswell Hill hangs on to its residents and many renters become buyers. Overground Trains from Lexandra Palace and Hornsey take about 20 minutes to travel to Moorgate. Edmondson had the foresight to put in the infrastructure first — a high street — before housebuilding started in earnest. The smaller Arts and Crafts houses found there are popular with downsizers but rarely come on to the market. Families lead the rental market, with many having their eye on the catchment area for their favoured school.