Shoreditch Buying Guide
Whether you're looking for your first home in Shoreditch or looking to move to something more luxurious, there are a multitude of options on the market. Prices start at £230,000 for a studio property set in the thriving heart of Shoreditch and steadily increase up to £3Million and above for the finest penthouses with unparalleled views of the capital's skyline. The Shoreditch housing area is dominated by apartments, with terraced properties being more of a rarity than penthouses! So if a traditional house split across 2 or 3 levels is your dream, be certain to move quickly when buying in this artistic and cultural haven.
In this price range are a number of well-appointed and open plan studios and 1 bedroomed properties, perfect for professionals and couples looking to buy their first home in the area. Buyers can expect well lit spaces and great transport links, as well as some properties offering communal gardens and spaces, providing a respite from the bustling city around them. As you move up into the £350k - £400k price bracket you start to access rare 2 bedroomed properties available in Shoreditch, as well as some larger 1 bedroomed properties in more sought after streets. At this price the majority of properties are still 1 bedroomed, and 2 bedroomed flats are never on the market for long, so early viewings are highly recommended! Above £400k the 1 bedroomed flats available are typically part of smaller developments, giving buyers a sense of peace and quiet.
This is the range where 2 bedroomed properties become prevalent, scattered across Hoxton and Islington there are some truly beautiful apartments on the market. For under £500k you can find properties in the beautiful Victoria Chambers or alongside the famous Columbia Flower Market. The first 3 bedroomed apartments appear as you move above the £500k threshold and are more common for around £600k, perfect for growing families hoping to be immersed in a beautifully multi-cultural area. The majority of homes in this lower end of the price range are still 2 bedroomed and make great use of the space and large amounts of light available. For those looking for a 1 bedroomed property, you'll be pleased to find a number of luxurious properties in the most sought after streets of Shoreditch. Properties of all sizes are available at the top end of this range (£700k - £750k) located either in verdantly green spaces, or benefit from incredible views of the capital's skyline – no matter whether you're craving suburban oasis or an urban life, you'll be able to find a property to meet your goals.
If you're looking to spend between £750k and £1Million in Shoreditch then you can expect to find 2 and 3 bedroomed properties in beautiful, open spaces in some of the most exclusive postcodes in the area. In the price range of £750k - £850k the majority of homes come with 3 well-sized bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Apartments were typically built within the last 50 years and are modernly appointed, there are also a number of properties available in picturesque art deco era buildings which balance modern comforts with classical architecture. Above the £900k threshold there are selected, rare, 4 bedroomed apartments and terraced houses. Early viewings are highly recommended for anyone seeking a larger family home costing less than £1Million in this sought after area.
£1Million - £2Million
For £1Million you can expect to find some truly stunning properties in Shoreditch, ranging from hedonistic 2 and 3 bedroomed apartments in some of the most luxurious developments around. They typically benefit from at least 1 floor to ceiling window which allows you to overlook the busy city below you. In the same price range you can find 3 and 4 bedroomed terraced houses which are close to great schools and local amenities. The first penthouse properties become available at the £1.35Million mark and have either 2 or 3 bedrooms and at least 2 bathrooms. You will have almost unlimited choices in locations in this price range, so wherever you're looking to be, there will be a home for you. Should you move to the £1.5M - £2M bracket then you will be able to choose from a wider variety of 4 bedroomed townhouses and terraces which will provide more than enough space for everyone to relax in without feeling oversized. With that said, at the very top of this price range you'll find 3 and 4 bedroomed homes which are perfect for entertaining, with plenty of space, storage and fantastic transport links. Developments often come with their own in house communal facilities, such as a gym or private indoor swimming pool which are available to property owners to use.
£2Million - £3Million
Towards the highest end of Shoreditch's property market you will be inundated with stunning 4 and 5 bedroomed apartments which are either purpose built luxury residential areas or converted historical buildings, such as courthouses turned into sprawling modern penthouses. All tastes are accommodated for in this price range, and frequently there are private balconies and garden spaces giving homeowners their own eden high above the city below. You also have access to more of Shoreditch's penthouses, with less obstructed views of the capital and more internal space to spread out in and enjoy.
£3Million and above
The sky is truly the limit when spending over £3Million on a property in Shoreditch, with an extraordinary number of split level apartments and penthouses. These homes are the perfect blank canvas for buyers to make into dream homes with abundant light and space, beyond having private balconies these homes tend to also have private gardens, giving owners an idyllic sense of suburban life without leaving the big city.
No matter what your budget is, Hunters is here to get you there. Just drop into your local office today and find out how you can find your next dream home and make it your reality.