London has its fair share of exclusive neighbourhoods that are favoured by celebs, Chelsea, Notting Hill and Primrose are a of the few haunts where many A listers are known to own homes. But nestled in leafy North London is another unassuming celeb hotspot where stars can blend in and go about their day to day lives in relative peace.
At the end of the Northern line in Zone 3 perched on a hill with views across London you will find exclusive Highgate Village. Full of character including listed buildings, cobbled streets and independent shops and pubs. It offers pristine parks, quiet residential roads and beautiful properties.
So it comes as no surprise that some big names have chosen Highgate as their home. Former One Direction star and pop sensation Harry Styles moved from the outskirts of North London to Highgate in 2012, where he bought his period pile for £2.95 million.
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The 26-year-old bought his first home when he was just 18, the second in 2019, and the third in February 2020. The first property set the star back almost £3 million, while the second was an eye-watering £8 million. His latest purchase was an 18th century villa for £4.175 million.
There are reports that the star is planning on combining his North London homes to make one giant mansion. Among Harry’s famous neighbours are Kate Moss who famously lived in exclusive Primrose Hill in the 1990s. Kate also lives in Highgate and is often spotted in the local watering holes.
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A-lister actor Jude Law bought his Grade-II listed Georgian home in 2008 for £8 million and has since renovated it into the ultimate celebrity pad. Local attractions include The Gatehouse Pub and The Flask, and Waterlow Park is an oasis of greenery bordering the famous Highgate Cemetery where Philosopher Karl Marx, novelist George Eliot and painter Henry Moore are buried.
Nearby there are the Hampstead ponds bordering Hampstead Heath and are well worth a visit for a stroll or for those brave enough to take an outdoor swim. Highgate is also well connected with excellent transport links into the city by bus and the tube taking around 15 minutes before you’re back in the centre of town.
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