If you have been house-hunting and had the monetary technique of a well-known celeb, you could possibly do worse than to choose a pad in Walthamstow.
The vigorous, arty city is within the borough of Waltham Forest, in North-East London, and has seen a gentle stream of well-known names grace its doorstep for a very long time.
Walthamstow is probably finest identified for the William Morris Gallery, celebrating the house of the acclaimed nineteenth century novelist, poet, activist and arts and crafts designer.
And celebrities proceed to comply with in his footsteps – Emily Blunt, Gordon Ramsay, and Louis Theroux are all among the many family names regarded as at present residing within the space.
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British actress Emily Blunt and her husband John Krasinski, 41, who’s an American actor, moved to London from throughout the pond final summer time.
The 38-year-old Mary Poppins star beforehand stated she was ‘over the moon’ that their youngsters are starting to sound ‘fairly British’ after the household moved right here in August 2020.
She stated their two daughters, Hazel, seven, and Violet, 4, had picked up English accents after simply 4 months of going to highschool within the UK.
She informed Jimmy Kimmel that she was delighted when somebody despatched her a video at Christmas of her toddler, Violet, singing Jingle Bells.
Emily stated: “She goes, Jaingle ol’ the woy, nearly like a Cockney.
“It was nearly like Dick Van Dyke singing Jingle Bells.
“The craziest accent ever – it was type of good.”
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After being born in Scotland and rising up in Stratford-upon-Avon, as of late Gordon Ramsay splits his time between his pads in London, Cornwall and LA.
The 54-year-old famend celeb chef has his major base in Wandsworth Common together with his 46-year-old spouse Tana Ramsay, who’s a TV broadcaster and creator of a number of cookery books.
The couple have based mostly themselves of their vacation residence in Cornwall over lockdown.
However, earlier than the pandemic, Tana would steadily put up photos on-line revealing the decadent inside of the couple’s £7m three-storey London property.
Luxurious furnishings and textiles may be seen within the images of their home, and in a single Instagram put up from December their Instagram star daughter Tilly might be seen subsequent to a beautiful Christmas tree and an enormous stack of presents.
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During lockdown, for the primary time ever Louis Theroux shared an perception into his home that followers had by no means seen earlier than.
The Life On The Edge presenter lives together with his spouse Nancy Strang and their three youngsters, Albert, Frederick and Walter, and their home is regarded as in Walthamstow.
Fans witnessed Louis’ homely lounge for the primary time through the launch of his podcast, Grounded with Louis Theroux, within the early days of the pandemic.
After the grand reveal, followers could not cease speaking a couple of cushion seen on Louis’ couch, which is embroidered with Louis’ title alongside a cartoon of himself driving his bike.
Louis’ followers additionally bought a peek inside his kitchen throughout The Great British Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer, tastefully kitted out with gray cupboards, wood flooring, and chestnut wooden worktops.
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Quite a few different celebrities have additionally been reported to have lived, or to nonetheless live, in Walthamstow – the checklist contains actress Kiera Knightley, comic Alan Davies, singer/songwriter Ian Dury, and celeb chef Ainsley Harriott.
Artist Grayson Perry even has his studio there.
Famous individuals who have been born within the Waltham Forest borough embody footballer David Beckham, former England cricket captain Graham Gooch, and movie director and producer Alfred Hitchcock.
Not a nasty place to live in any respect!
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