What can you get for £400,000 in North London?

Get more bang for your buck by coming North of the river

We don’t think you should have to compromise on space and style to save money in your new home search. North London has a wealth of affordable properties: boasting private gardens, Victorian architecture and original fireplaces, all nestled comfortably in the heart of a leafy and buzzing area. To show you just how far your pound will stretch in North London, we’ve gathered four example properties that you could expect to find for a mere £400,000.

Berriman Road, Finsbury Park- £400,000

This one bed Victorian conversion with bay windows, original cast iron fireplace and galley style kitchen hosts a rather pretty and private south west facing garden, not to mention an additional home office / nursery space depending on what life may have in store for you. We particularly like the bathroom complete with Devonstone black-and-white ceramic tiled floor and the traditional brassware that adorns the dual ended bath tub. Bliss. All this for a mere £400,000 residing a measly 0.4 miles from Finsbury Park Station.


  1. Carlton Road, Stroud Green -£400,000

Who doesn’t love Stroud Green with it’s eye candy, Instagrammable streets and array of independent drinking spots, boutique shops, and restaurants good enough to take your dog to? We love this two bed home on Carlton Road, not least for it’s charming skylight window and cosy camel-coloured carpeting in the reception room and the characterful slanted ceilings in both double bedrooms. This light and airy property features neutral decoration and double glazing throughout, perfect for stamping your personality on and blasting out Lizzo to your heart’s content. This property is currently on sale- find out more on the link below:  


This light and airy property features neutral decoration and double glazing throughout”

  1. Nightingale Court, Finsbury Park- £400,000

First time buyers need look no further than this one bedroom south west facing flat, forming part of a charming gated community, both chain free and with a share of the freehold. Our favourite area is the spacious reception room with it’s particularly large bay window area, as well as the airy kitchen The double bedroom looks out onto the peaceful communal gardens and handy off-street parking spaces. At a short 0.5 mile walk from excellently linked Finsbury Park station, you may not need space for a car after all. You can check out Nightingale Court and find other properties for £400,000 and less on our Sales page


  1. Charteris Road, Finsbury Park- £400,000

Your £400,000 can find you properties like this enchanting one bed garden apartment nestled 0.2 miles from Finsbury Park station. Handy, if not just for the transport links, but for the bursting menu of local delights to quench your thirst for independent eateries, local history intrigue and of course, craft beer. Charming Victorian architecture reigns throughout this area, with the property showcasing an L-shaped bedroom that looks out over the private garden decked in wood. What else can we say about this rather spiffing mid terrace Victorian conversion? Two words: pantry enclave. 


“Charming Victorian architecture reigns throughout this area”

If these properties have got you wondering just what else you could get for your money, give us a shout on 020 7272 0986, drop us a line at info@daviesdavies.co.uk or why not pop in for a coffee and a chat? We’re always happy to meet our fans down on 85 Stroud Green Road, N4. Speaking of which, don’t forget to stalk us over on our socials. We’ll like you back, we promise. 

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Article by Sophie Taylor at Barefaced Studios

Photography by Odera Okoye at Barefaced Studios

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