The Digby Crescent Residence

finsbury park, london
5 bedroom - 2 bath
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£451 per night (GBP)
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Perks for the Parents

A stylish period townhouse filled with colorful character in leafy Finsbury Park, with easy tube access into central London. It sleeps 6+2. Traditional features have been artistically uplifted to create a contemporary home bathed in natural light, perfect for unwinding in after a day exploring the city. There’s plenty of space to hang out in, from the open plan kitchen/diner and double living room with plush velvet sofas to the lovely garden, separated from the main house with a child safety gate for parents’ piece of mind. The primary bedroom is particularly luxurious with a feature four poster superkingsize bed and wonderfully spacious ensuite bathroom with a clawfoot freestanding bath-tub, separate shower and a vanity table and chair, inviting tired parents to take a moment for themselves. There is plenty of green space on the doorstep, with Clissold park and Finsbury park offering up skate zones, tennis courts, playgrounds, and a splash pool area for warmer times of year. The trendy cafes and restaurants of Stoke Newington are a short walk away, and there are plenty of cafes and shops just minutes’ from the residence. Finsbury Park tube station is just 10 minutes walk’ away putting the rest of London within easy reach.

Why Kids Love it

Kids will feel right at home with their own designated rooms – 1 with bunk beds - and lots of space to play in. With bookshelves, reading nooks, a kids’ desk and rocking chair as well as various toys, there’s plenty to keep them occupied. On warmer days, the garden space comes into its own with a circular astroturf surrounded by flowers and trees, perfect for summer picnics. For laid back evenings in, the cozy living room with wall mounted TV is perfect for movie nights, or catching a favourite series. There are 2 lovely parks on the doorstep, Finsbury and Clissold - only 5-10 minutes’ walk away respectively, with an animal park, paddling pools, picnic areas and huge playgrounds on offer. Football fans can take a stadium tour at The Emirates, a 10-minute drive from the house. Finsbury Park tube makes travelling into London hassle-free with the Victoria and Piccadilly lines providing fast, easy access to Buckingham Palace, the river Thames, the west end theaters and the rest of London’s treasures.

Things to Know

Minimum stay 3 nights. The residence is set over 3 floors with no elevator. Please note that there is no step-free access to the house or garden. There is a working wood burner which younger children should be supervised around when lit. There is a good WiFi connection throughout the residence. There is a crib set up in one of the bedrooms, alongside a singlesize bed giving parents of babies the option to sleep in with them, in comfort. An additional sofa bed can be set up on request in the fifth bedroom, allowing for a maximum of 8 guests. For guests wanting to work, there is a desk space in the second bedroom with an ergonomic office chair. There is a washing machine and a tumble dryer. The host will accept pets upon request. A dog usually lives here but will not be present during guest stays. Sorry - no parties and no smoking. On-street parking is available if requested in advance, at a supplementary cost. Check in: 3pm; check out: 10 am.

About the Location

The residence is located on a quiet residential road in the leafy Finsbury Park area. Guests can experience the best of north London from their doorstep with the trendy restaurants and bars of Stoke Newington and Highbury just 10 minutes walk away. There are green spaces a-plenty with Clissold park only minutes’ walk from the front door and Finsbury park a 10 minute walk in the other direction. For drama fans, the award-winning Park Theatre is a 15 minute walk away, showcasing cutting edge productions which often transfer to the West End. Finsbury Park tube station is a 13 minute walk with speedy transport links to the city center, and St Pancras station (if travelling by Eurostar). London’s City airport is 33 minutes’ drive while Heathrow airport is around 1 hour away by car or train.

Accommodation Details

This residence has 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, set over 2 floors. An inviting pastel pink front door opens onto a roomy hallway with plenty of coat space. The spacious open-plan kitchen dining room is off to the right with a fully-equipped Devol style kitchen fully-equipped with everything a guest would expect including a double sink, American style fridge and a coffee maker. The dining table across the room by the large bay window seats 7. Across the hallway is a light double size living room with 2 sofas and various armchairs at one end and a roomy L shaped sofa at the other. There is a working wood burner, and a smart wall mounted TV making for cozy nights in. The garden can be accessed from the French doors in this room via some steps. It’s a lovely mix of planting, astro turf and patio space with a dining table seating 5 and a 2-seater bench. There is also a WC and sink room on this floor, and a convenient storage space in the basement along with a washer and a dryer. Upstairs on the first floor is the primary bedroom which comes with a carved four poster superkingsize bed and a decadent ensuite bathroom separated by a pair of ornate statement doors. The vintage style bathroom has a freestanding bath tub, a large separate shower with waterfall showerhead and a vanity desk and chair. The second bedroom has a doublesize bed and doubles as an office with a work desk and chair. Upstairs again, the second floor houses the final 3 bedrooms, set up well for kids and younger group members. The third bedroom has a singlesize bed, bean bag, wicker rocking chair and child sized-desk. The fourth bedroom has a bunk bed with 2 singlesize beds, a small wardrobe and mini desk. The fifth bedroom is perfect for an adult and a baby with a singlesize bed alongside a wooden crib and a rocking chair. A double sofa can also be set up here upon request. There is a second bathroom on this floor with a WC, sink and pink clawfoot bathtub.

Style Notes

Victorian Elegance. This artistic residence marries vintage and modern, with style at the forefront to create a space that’s a joy to spend time in. High ceilings, plaster mouldings, wooden floors and crisp white walls combine creating a light, spacious feel to the rooms, with pops of color added through artworks, textiles and paint. The kids’ rooms are decorated with rainbow streamers, bright bookshelves, world maps and art works that fire the imagination and invite play. Throughout the rest of the house, dark sultry painted cabinets, doors and railings mix sophistication with the playfulness of the pastel feature walls, furnishings and bath tubs. We love the combination of period features and modern art, adding color and fun to every space, and the large bay and sash windows which flood the rooms with light, perfect for reading a latest novel or magazine on one of the plush sofas.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
SLEEPS 8
1 king
1 full / double
1 sofa bed (double)
3 twin / single
sleeps 8
1 baby crib
Emma S.
Member since January 23, 2023
Hi Kid & Coe Families! I am a home manager who helps to host this property on behalf of owners. I am happy to answer any questions that you have.

Finsbury Park, London

Diversity, plenty of parks and football

This multi-ethnic neighborhood in North London is 10 minutes by Tube from Oxford Circus and is defined by its parks. People’s parks in the true sense of the word, they invite joggers, dog walkers, nannies with strollers, children and the elderly to enjoy them together. Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium is here too.