Marylebone is one of the West End’s most sought after areas with a wide range of reasons why more and more people are choosing to live in the area.
In this article we look at five reasons why people may want to live in Marylebone.
A buzzing restaurant scene:
Boasting five Michelin starred restaurants including Italian restaurant Locanda Locatelli, foraged ingredients restaurant Roganic, Scandinavian restaurant-champagne bar Texture, Modern European eatery Portland, and Trishna which specialises in Indian coastal cuisine. In addition to these restaurants, there are also a wide range of other cuisines and restaurants to enjoy in Marylebone. The St Christopher’s Place area has an array of restaurants including Sushiology by Atariya, burger joint Patty & Bun, pan-Asian restaurant Cocochan, ramen spot Bone Daddies, and innovative pizza restaurant Homeslice. In addition, Marylebone Village also has a wide range of restaurants including fine cheesemonger and restaurant La Fromagerie, 108 Brasserie, and Greek restaurant Opso. With other restaurants including Les 110 Taillevent, and Selfridges rooftop restaurant Alto by San Carlo, One thing is for certain; when living in Marylebone you will never be short of things to eat!
Fantastic Transport links:
There are a wide range of transport connections which are easily accessible throughout Marylebone. These include Marylebone, Baker Street, Bond Street, Regent’s Park, Oxford Circus, Edgware Road and Marble Arch which provide easy access to train lines including the Central Line, Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, Jubilee Line, District Line, Victoria Line and Hammersmith and City Line. In addition, there is also access to mainline trains serving the rest of the country from London Marylebone as well as easy walking distance access to Great Portland Street Station, Euston Station, Paddington Station, and Kings Cross St Pancras International. These additionally give access to other national and international services with the Eurostar from St Pancras and destinations including Liverpool, Manchester and Edinburgh from the other mainline stations. These three major hub stations also provide access to TfL Rail, Heathrow Express, the London Overground, and the Bank branch of the Northern Line. All these easy transport connections mean that living in Marylebone is incredibly convenient location to live in whether you are travelling within London, within the UK, or anywhere else in the world. There are also excellent road connections due to Marylebone’s proximity to the Edgware Road which forms part of the modern A5 Road as well as the Westway section of the A40 Road which begins at the Marylebone Flyover and connects Central London to other parts of England and Wales.
Things to do & Other Amenities:
As one of the West End’s largest and most well known areas, Marylebone has a wealth of different activities and things to do in the area. Some examples of the wide array of activities include visiting ZSL London Zoo inside Regents Park, the world renowned waxwork museum Madame Tussauds, and the Wallace Collection which houses a range of French art and furniture. In addition, there are also museums as varied as the eclectic collection housed in the Museum of Everything, the Lisson Gallery specialising in contemporary art, and the Royal Academy of Music Museum. In addition, Marylebone also has a farmer’s market every Sunday when up to 40 stalls are set up to sell fresh produce. Marylebone Village has also been carefully curated by the Howard de Walden Estate, turning it into one of the most desirable parts of London to live in. World class medical specialists are also easy to find when living in Marylebone with over 3,000 medical practitioners located in the Harley Street Medical District.
With the majority of Marylebone having been constructed during the Georgian era, there are a number of stunning buildings in the area designed by architects including John and Robert Adam, and John Nash who was one of the foremost architects of the Regency period of Georgian history. In addition, there are also a number of properties which were built in different styles including Art Deco, modern, Edwardian, and Victorian. This wide range of different property types and architectural styles means that you are certain to find a home which meets your exacting standards.
Marylebone also has an incredible variety of green spaces which make it an incredibly pleasant area to live in. With Marylebone often feeling like a village in the centre of London, it is pleasing to know that a village atmosphere is not the only factor which makes Marylebone feel far more rural than it is. With two Royal Parks – Hyde Park and Regents Park – on the borders of Marylebone and Green Park, St James Park, and Primrose Hill all within walking distance, you will never be short of green space in Marylebone. In addition to these larger parks, there are also a number of squares located within Marylebone including Manchester Square, Portman Square, Bryanston Square, Park Crescent, and Cavendish Square Gardens. This variety of different green spaces means that you are never far from nature when living in Marylebone.