Renting guide: Fitzrovia

Fitzrovia has a variety of lettings properties, with strong demand for student rentals.

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£365 a week: one-bedroom apartment in Goodge Street, close to the buzz of Charlotte Street


Simon Bray says that with a rental yield of around 3.5 per cent, buy-to-let investors are looking for capital growth rather than income. A lot of parents rent for student children at the nearby university colleges and demand peaks in September at the beginning of the academic year. 

There is a large spread of rentals: for example, a one-bedroom flat on Cleveland Street is available for £280 a week; while letting agent AMBS (020 7561 1893) is offering a one-bedroom flat on Weymouth Street for £725 a week - but then it does come with a Philip Starck bathroom and a Poggenpohl kitchen, underground parking and a concierge. 


Average prices: renting a house or flat in Fitzrovia
One-bedroom flat: £2,234 a month
Two-bedroom flat:  £4,051 a month
Three-bedroom flat: £6,859 a month
Four-bedroom flat: £7,646 a month
Source: Zoopla.co.uk

More on Fitzrovia:

  • Property area guide on Fitzrovia with average property prices, current houses and flats for sale, best streets, up-and-coming areas and commuting times.
     
  • Local schools: This area has several state and private schools, as well as a bilingual French school and vocational fashion college.
     
  • New homes: Fitzroy Place has luxury flats, a residents’ club, 24-hour concierge, a new square and offices with shops and restaurants. 

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