Muswell Hill Area Guide
Muswell Hill is a suburb of north London located mostly in the London Borough of Harringay, with a small portion in the north of the suburb lying in the London Borough of Barnet. It is situated about 5.8 miles north of Charing Cross and around 5.6 miles from the City of London. Muswell Hill is in the N10 postcode.
Muswell Hill is North London’s well kept secret. With all the pizzazz of Hampstead, including the odd celebrity resident. Compared to many areas of London, Muswell Hill is leafy delight! Situated on a hill above the Capital near Alexandra Park and Highgate Woods, its unique position is both its marvel and its Achilles heel. The views from the Broadway down Hillfield Park are amazing, with Canary Wharf as well as other London landmarks being clearly visible.
The focal point is Muswell Hill Broadway and Fortis Green Road. The area is quiet and suburban with excellent local eateries and drinking locations on ‘The Broadway’. Muswell Hill Broadway is also a great shopping location.
Muswell Hill is particularly popular with families due to the larger houses and prosperous suburban feel. Muswell Hill covers a large residential area spreading in every direction from the Broadway, with each side a different fee.
Houses in Muswell Hill are predominantly Edwardian, although there are a few Victoria homes. Due to their size, many houses have been converted into flats, however the high demand for family homes, many are now being restored to their former glory as single family dwellings.
Despite the lack of tube station, Muswell Hill is an incredibly sought after location and therefore is a reasonably pricey place to live.
Although Muswell Hill is popular with central London commuters, it doesn’t have its own Tube or Overground station, however there are several stations within walking distance or just a bus ride away.
Highgate (Northern Line)
East Finchley (Northern Line)
Bounds Green (Piccadilly Line)
Finsbury Park (Piccadilly Line)
Wood Green (Piccadilly Line)
Muswell Hill has good bus connections with direct routes to the City and the West End and busses such as W7 to Finsbury Park connect to nearby underground stations.