Blundell Street, Kings Cross, N7


A bright and spacious two bedroom maisonette on ground and first floors of a period building, with private entrance, large living area and sole use of a walled patio garden. Ideally located within walking distance of Kings Cross and St Pancras' tube, mainline and Eurostar stations, alongside Granary Square and the newly developed Coal Drops Yard with their excellent shops and restaurants. The wide open spaces of Caledonian Park with it's grand Victorian clock tower and Regents Canal are also close by. Share of Freehold. Excellent storage. Chain free.

Living room 21'7" x 16'6" Large windows and ample dining space
Kitchen 10'3" x 8'7" Fully fitted. Double doors leading to garden
Bedroom 12' x 11' Skylight Velux window.
Bedroom 19'10" x 9'1" Split level, divided into sleeping and study areas. Casement window and 2 x Velux skylights.
Bathroom 7'3" x 5'6" White suite. Fully tiled
Garden 12'2" x 9'3" Exclusive use. Accessed from kitchen

Tenure: 998 year lease plus share of Freehold
Service charge: £490 p.a.
Council tax: Band D (Islington Borough)



Agar Grove is a street that is up and coming, a place that is on the brink of better things. Beat the influx and get there before the penny drops! It's not exactly uncharted territory; Simon Callow opted to live there in preference to Camden Mews because he liked the roominess of the flats and houses, and he did have to consider the feelings of hundreds of books which were to live with him too. So on Agar Grove your money goes further and deeper and wider and higher and might even extend to a garden - the garden flats on the south side have some of the largest gardens in Camden Town.
Agar Grove still retains a London buzz, and it's not just from the bees in the flower filled gardens. It's a busy road that connects St Pancras Way with York Way roughly west to east. Predominantly large Victorian villas with some 1950s council flats towards the western stretch. William Agar (1767-1838), a lawyer from Lincolns Inn, bought a lease of the land south of this site and developed the neighbouring streets. He gave his name to Agar Town and built Elm Lodge (hence Elm Village) as his own residence. The Agar Court Estate is now subject to a major redevelopment plan and falls within the Camden Conservation Area.
Properties here come in all shapes and sizes and cater for first time buyers as well as those looking to trade up. They appear on the market fairly frequently. According to an article in The Times – among the more obvious things like period houses, good schools and transport links – facial hair, chrome door furniture, dog walkers and plantation shutters provide clues a street is in the process of regeneration (Bricks and Mortar, Ruth Bloomfield, June 24, 2016 pgs. 8-9). Do a reconnaissance and see what you can find.
The road is broad and flanked with a variety of trees such as cherry, ash, London plane and lime. Hanami is a traditional Japanese custom of viewing and enjoying the cherry blossom. The practice of hanami is over a thousand years old so why not do as the Japanese do and admire the cherry blossoms along Agar Grove. Some cherry flowers apparently can have as many as 100 petals.
You don't have to be square to live on Agar Grove but the street does seem to like its corners. There's a corner shop, a corner pub, a corner postbox, and well just plenty of corners.


Camden Town Using our stop-watch we timed Agar Grove to be 7 minutes 5 seconds from Camden Town tube station (Northern Line). The road itself is 7 minutes 52 seconds long. From the far end (junction of York Way) to Caledonian Road tube station (Piccadilly Line) it is