Houses, Flats & Apartments to Rent in De Beauvoir Town
You wouldn’t know it from the name, but De Beauvoir Town can be found in the London Borough of Hackney, just two miles north of the City. Pronounced in many different ways, De Beauvoir Town is most often pronounced ‘Dee-bow-voir Town’ or ‘Dee-bee-var Town’… and the locals just call it ‘Beavertown’. Originally, it was named after the original landowner, Richard Debeauvoir. De Beauvoir Town has a very specific look, like nowhere else in the capital, and life here revolves around De Beauvoir Square. More of a village than a town, De Beauvoir tends to attract people who settle down and stay for the long-haul – so don’t be surprised if you become a long-term resident!
Flats & Apartments to Rent in De Beauvoir Town
De Beauvoir Town is split into two main districts, and the De Beauvoir Estate is where you’ll find flats and apartments for rent. High-rise blocks of apartments in varying sizes dominate the skyline to the east of De Beauvoir Town.
Houses for Rent in De Beauvoir Town
The houses in De Beauvoir Town are so particular in design, that many are protected by conservation orders. Built in the Jacobean style, most are tall triangle-roofed and slate-fronted houses with mullioned windows. Almost every rented house in De Beauvoir Town has a garden, with many spanning 60 or 70 sq. ft.
De Beauvoir Town Transport & Amenities
De Beauvoir Town was designed and built to attract prosperous residents, so there’s every readily available amenity a renter could need. The streets include restaurants and wine bars alongside boutiques, art galleries and interior design consultancies. The affluence of De Beauvoir Town means that most residents have their own cars, as most homes come with parking. Those relying on public transport can use the Overground at nearby Haggerston, or one of the many bus services passing through several times a day.