Our area guide to Marylebone gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools, council tax, public transport links to shopping and going out.
Postcodes covered by this area guide include Marylebone W1.
PROPERTY TYPES & ARCHITECTURE
Marylebone offers primarily Georgian architecture however there are some newer developments of flats and mews that have emerged within the area. Notably, Montagu Square and Bryanston Square are famous for their resident-only gardens, these gardens are surrounded by opulent period properties which have primarily beenconverted into flats. However, some of these period properties still have a handful of freehold houses remaining.
SHOPPING & ENTERTAINMENT Marylebone is a shopper’s paradise, as the area features a variety of niche and specialist stores mean you’ll be able to find exactly what you want and need. In addition, one of London’s most important and historic concert halls is home to the area, Wigmore Hall, presents 450 musical performances annually while The Old Master paintings at The Wallace Collection are a must see for art enthusiasts.
PARKS & COMMONS
Marylebone benefits from being sandwiched between two of London’s Royal Parks with Hyde Park to the south and Regent’s Park to the north. Both parks offer something for everyone, such as an impromptu lounge on one of deck chairs in British Summer or even a relaxed kickabout game of football with friends.
WHO LIVES HERE?
Marylebone benefits from having a mixture of families and different backgrounds living in the area, as well as a large amount of students moving to the area, due to the new developments of flats and halls of residents created especially for them.