Covent Garden buying- By: shanaka Thanapathy
Covent Garden is a hub of activity and a popular home of a variety of residences, from businessmen to students, lawyers to street entertainers.
Covent Garden is famous for its shops, street performers, bars, restaurants, theatres. At the heart of the Covent Garden piazza lies the famous market, the building comprises several arcades of fashionable boutiques. Neal's Yard lies towards the outskirts of Covent Garden, one of the best place for food cafes. The area includes much of London's ‘Theatreland’ in the West End; the famous Royal Opera House is an example.
Covent Garden's central location makes it very easy for residents to move on to the attractions around Trafalgar and Leicester Squares, to Soho, to Bloomsbury and other places. Covent Garden remains mainly traffic-free and easy to navigate.
Covent Garden is in the Borough of Westminster. The district is loosely bordered by Charing Cross Road to the west, New Oxford Street to the north, Kingsway to the east and the Strand to the south.
Covent Garden has many Tube station, situated in the very heart of the district. The Northern Line running through Embankment, Charing Cross and Leicester Square, the Piccadilly Line at Leicester Square, Covent Garden and Holborn, the Central Line at Holborn and the Circle and District at Embankment and the Temple.
The main streets and buildings include: St Martin's Lane, Seven Dials, Monmouth Street, Garrick Street, Neal Street, Long Acre, Maiden Lane, The Covent Garden Piazza, Bow Street, Great Queen Street, Shorts Gardens, Drury Lane, Charing Cross Road, Floral Street, Newton Street, Aria House, the Coliseum, the Royal Opera House, the Vaudeville, the Albery, Donmar Warehouse. Nearby areas include Holborn, Charing Cross, Embankment, Leicester Square, Bloomsbury, Soho, Whitehall.
Buying Property in Covent Garden WC2
Residential flats, houses and apartments, ranging from innovative penthouses with roof terraces to converted period buildings are available nearby Covent Garden market, Rose & Floral Streets. Red brick mansion blocks too are available in pedestrianized streets of Broad Court, and new developments around Seven Dials.
Renting Property in Covent Garden WC2
Residential areas and warehouse conversions can be found at Ching Court, off Shelton Street, and the flats opposite Phoenix Garden. New developments overlook the 'Actors Church' of St Paul's in Trafalgar Square, Drury Lane, Garrick Street.
Moving east, between Seven Dials and Lincoln's Inn, are WC2's greatest amount of flats. Here Endell Street, Newton Street, Macklin Street and Mercer Street contain a variety of developments, ranging from Victorian conversions to 1980's five-storey blocks.
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