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London property: What £300,000 can get you in Camden, Islington and Hackney

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A beautifully bright bedroom with wooden floors, white walls and a double bed with white duvet cover, with blue skies shining outside the open window

First time buyers scouting for properties know all too well how expensive it can be to live in London.

And while living in a commuter town or on the edges of the city could cost much less, it’s just not the same as being in the heart of the capital.

Many young people or ‘professionals’ would much rather be in a one bed near the centre of London than a two bed in Hertfordshire.

But what exactly can you get for £300,000 in some of North and East London’s most exciting locations?

We took a look on Rightmove to find out…

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Camden

This flat in Camden is beautifully bright

1 bedroom flat in Ingestre Road, Kentish Town

It’s back to basic with this flat in Kentish – a bedroom, a bathroom, a living room, and a kitchen.

But plain and clean décor actually makes for endless opportunities to dress up the flat however you like.

A great view from a flat in Camden across the leafy yet built-up suburbs of North London

A great view from a flat in Camden across the leafy yet built-up suburbs of North London

It’s very well located near Tufnell Park and Kentish Town stations.

Plus has an incredible view!

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Islington

An open-plan, empty living room and kitchen area inside a £300,000, one bedroom flat in Islington with wooden floors and plain white décor

A blank canvas for you to transform this Islington flat into your dream home

1 bedroom flat in Sunnyside Road, Archway

Another one bedroom property over in Archway.

And while it may not be the prettiest building on entrance, the flat itself isn’t too shabby.

Again, wooden floors and white walls give a blank canvas for buyers to paint on.

A view from a one-bedroom flat in Archway which stretches across leafy North London and into the city

You could enjoy views stretching across leafy North London and into the city from this place

The flat’s elevated location also provides a pretty stunning view across the city.

But the best part about this place is that its £25,000 below our budget.

So, more to spend on making it look like the home of your dreams!

Hackney

A £300,000, one bedroom flat above a row of shops on Lower Clapton Road in Hackney

£300k could get you this 1 bed flat on a busy road in Hackney, but inside it is pretty lovely

1 bedroom flat in Lower Clapton Road, Clapton

Yes, it is a flat above some shops on Lower Clapton Road.

But it is also so much more than that.

The picture shows inside the flat on Lower Clapton Road which has grey and white modern décor and is in great condition

Great condition and modern décor mean you wouldn’t need to do much to this Hackney flat

Outside, you’ve got instant access to some of Hackney’s best transport links (Hackney Central, Downs, and Homerton Overground).

Not to mention a great range of restaurants and bars on your doorstep.

And inside, you could enjoy life in a beautifully modern flat with clean, chic decor – it doesn’t look like much needs doing at all!

The question is, which one would you choose?

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