Located in the heart of W1, Marylebone estate agent Knight Frank office has over 100 years’ experience of handling residential property for sale and to rent in an area that includes Fitzrovia (W1).
Fitzrovia is prime central London location situated between Marylebone and Bloomsbury and is bound by Regent’s Park in the north and Mayfair and Soho to the south.
The area has been developed over the years by several minor landowners, is made up of smaller, irregular streets with an array of interesting architecture and a wide variety of flats and house for sale and to rent.
Large traditional townhouses can be found on Percy Street and Ogle Street while a variety of traditional and more modern mews houses can be found in streets such as Warren Mews, Bourlet Close and Charlotte Mews. A mixture of period flat conversions and Georgian townhouses can also be found on Fitzroy Square.
Fitzrovia is also seeing a huge amount of development and regeneration with the arrival of luxury new built flats such as Fitzrovia Apartments on Bolsover Street and Fitzroy Place located on Mortimer street, close to Charlotte Street.
Fitzroy is thought to be named after the Fitzroy Tavern, a public house that still remains today on the corner of Charlotte Street and Windmill Street. Fitzroy Tavern became the meeting place for many of London’s artists and intellectuals which gave Fitzrovia its arty and bohemian feel.
That feel remains today as this quirky urban village has now grown into the media capital of London and is a hotspot for contemporary art with over forty galleries now open in the area.
The introduction of a Crossrail station on Tottenham Court Road has transformed the east side of Fitzrovia with nearby Charlotte Street providing some of the best cuisine in London. famous landmark is the iconic BT tower which can be seen from all over London.
Fitzrovia is becoming an ever more appealing place to live due to its prime W1 location with excellent transport links and close proximity to Marylebone and Mayfair
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