When it comes to broody beauty, nothing can knock Highgate off its hill. The ancient woods with their deep shadows, the romantic high street with its rows of boutiques, the fabled cemetery and its fine Victorian statuary – you won’t find a more charming corner if you looked London up and down. And when you’ve done just that, from Highgate Hill perhaps, this is the home to turn to next. A generous, airy apartment with its own garden green, Coolhurst Road erases your every care. So bask beneath its bay windows, take tea and biscuits beside the flowerbeds or just close the shutters against the night, and dream.
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