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Muswell Hill Area Guide

Introduction to
Muswell Hill, London

Muswell Hill, North London area guide by Goldschmidt and Howland Muswell Hill. Muswell Hill's leading estate agent and letting agent since 1888. New Homes, Luxury Apartments, Luxury Properties for sale and rent in Muswell Hill.


Muswell Hill boasts unrivalled views of London and features some of the best in independent shopping, restaurants and local amenities. With Alexandra Palace on the doorstep there’s  a multitude of events and attractions for residents to enjoy all year round. With a choice of parks and green spaces, there are plenty of opportunities to escape city life. 

Transport in Muswell Hill

The area of Muswell Hill is located in Zone 3 of the Transport for London network. Nearby tube stations at Highgate and East Finchley are both on the Northern Line. For overground train services, Alexandra Palace and Hornsey have services to Moorgate and Central London. There are a number of bus routes that pass through the area including the W7 which goes to Finsbury Park, the 43 to London Bridge and the 134 to Tottenham Court Road. 

For live departures from Highgate Underground Station please click here.

Schools and Education in Muswell Hill

Primary Schools

Secondary Schools


Property in Muswell Hill

The area offers a choice of architecture, from magnificent double-fronted Edwardian properties to exceptional hi-spec new builds nestled in the secluded, landscaped Fortis Green areas.  Whether you’re looking for a character family home with plenty of outdoor space or a stylish new property with crisp modern detailing. There is no shortage of fantastic views across London, with ponds, natural springs and woodland on your doorstep Muswell Hill has plenty of variety.  

Council Tax Bands for Muswell Hill

Council Tax Annual Rates for Haringey 2021/2022

A £1,203.14
B £1,403.67
C £1,604.18
D £1,804.70
E £2,205.75
F £2,606.80
G £3,007.85
H £3,609.42

(source Haringey Council)


And now for a bit of History on Muswell Hill

Until 1896, Muswell Hill was predominantly rural land until a builder, James Edmondson, brought and developed six estates including The Limes, The Elms, Fortis House, Wellfield, North Lodge and Hillfield.

In the middle of the 19th century, farmland to the east of the area was sold for the construction of Alexandra Palace. This in turn led to the construction of the connecting railways in the area, including Finsbury Park station.