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As independent estate and letting agents in Stoke Newington, M&M Property is the go-to agent for letting and selling homes and flats in the area.
If you are looking to let a house or flat in Stoke Newington, Newington Green, Islington, or Highbury, local estate agent M&M Property can make your search simple, quick and convenient.
Stoke Newington, or ‘Stokey’ as its residents fondly call it, is north London’s village. This peaceful part of the capital has plenty of green space, an abundance of independent shops, bars and restaurants and fantastic schools. Its two Overground stations offer commutes to The City in under 20 minutes making Stoke Newington popular with young professionals and families alike.
The area has been a haven for radicals and non-conformists; Daniel Defoe, the Novelist and political non-conformist, was a resident of the area in the 17th century. Stoke Newington was a centre of activity for the Quaker Movement in the 17th and 18th centuries, many of the grand period buildings were built by them.
The architecture is mainly Victorian, with streets of terraced houses of varying size and style. Church Street has a few Georgian townhouses. Many of the large period properties have been divided into apartments, there are four times as many flats for sale in the area as there are houses.
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Browse the shops along Church Street, aside from Nando’s, JoJo Maman Bébé and Whole Foods Market, almost all the stores are independent. There are gift shops like Nook and Search and Rescue and designer clothes shops for both adults (Hub) and kids (Olive Loves Alfie). With an independent butcher, fishmonger, bakery, delicatessen and cakeshop, foodies won’t be disappointed either.
When its time for a break, stop for a coffee or brunch at one of the many smart cafes and artisan coffee shops. If you are after more choice, there are many more shops and restaurants along the busier A10.
A farmer’s market is held every Saturday from 10am at St Paul’s Church. This was the first farmers’ market in the UK to offer only organic produce, and to this day, all the produce at the market is organic or biodynamic.
Clissold Park is a popular place for outdoor exercise. The park also has tennis courts, a large playground with splash pools in the summer, a butterfly house and an animal enclosure.
West Reservoir Centre is popular with both adults and kids; there’s sailing, kayaking and canoeing as well as open water swimming. The Castle Climbing Centre has five floors of indoor climbing facilities for both beginners and experienced climbers.
Parents in Stoke Newington are spoilt for choice in terms of primary education. There is William Patten and Saint Mary’s Church of England School on Church Street. Grazebrook on Lordship Road and The Olive School on Cazenove Road to name but a few.
The closest state secondary school in the area is Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form. However, there are other options a little further afield: Our Lady’s High School, Lubavitch Senior Girls’ School, Yesodey Hatorah Secondary School for Girls and Skinners Academy to the north in Stamford Hill. Petchey Academy, Mossbourne Community Academy and Clapton Girls’ Academy to the south.
Explore all the schools in the area with this interactive map from Hackney Council.
Stoke Newington has two London Overground stations, Stoke Newington and Rectory Road, with direct trains to Liverpool Street in around 15-20 minutes.
The nearest tube station is Manor House to the north-west, where the Piccadilly Line takes commuters into the City and the West End.
There are plenty of buses, including the 67, 73, 106, 149, 276, 393 and the 476, which run by Church Street and the High Street.
Stoke Newington is on the A10 which gives good road access to the North Circular and M25.