Guide to Renting Marylebone Property

Renting property in Marylebone, London NW1

If you're on the lookout for Marylebone property to rent, Residential Land will be able to help. As London's largest private landlord, we offer over 1200 flats to rent in central London locations including Marylebone, London NW1. Besides making sure that our tenants have an enjoyable and stress free experience when renting a Marylebone property from us, Residential Land is able to provide flexible rental terms and no agency fees and a fast, reliable letting and 24 hour maintenance service. Please contact us to find out more about our rental services or view properties to rent in Marylebone currently available on our website.

Why rent property in Marylebone?

Known for being the home of the fictional character Sherlock Holmes, Marylebone has many things to offer. Situated between Oxford Street to the south and Regent's Park to the north, the western side of London Marylebone's boundaries are not firmly defined and some locals believe that Marylebone actually contains Regent's Park within its area.

The majority of the Marylebone area is given over to residential property and it has a very multi-cultural feel being renowned for having a large Arab community, although there remains a large mix making the region cosmopolitan and up and coming.

Property in Marylebone

With the natural boundaries of Marylebone Road to the north, Oxford Street to the south, Great Portland Street to the east and Edgware Road to the west, Marylebone occupies the NW1 and W1 postcodes and is one of London's most sought after residential locations.

Much of Marylebone's charm is attributed to its Georgian style layout, period architecture and lush garden squares. Properties to rent in Marylebone offering these charms include Residential Land's Cedar House, a collection of modern newly decorated apartments behind a beautiful original Victorian façade in the heart of Marylebone. These Marylebone flats are ideal for professionals and students alike with many places of higher education close to hand.

Marylebone is stylish and classy, known best to native Londoners as a hidden gem with first rate restaurants and shops. The buildings are historic and elegant, dating from the Georgian era, with the famous cream coloured John Nash architecture in abundance. You will also find Art Deco properties dotted around as well as a few modern purpose-built apartment blocks.

Transport links in Marylebone

Travel to and from the Marylebone area is easy. London underground stations including Baker Street which is served by the Circle, Hammersmith and City, Bakerloo, Jubilee and Metropolitan lines and Marylebone served by the Bakerloo line lie within the Marylebone boundary.

The mainline train station is Marylebone, which is operated by Chiltern Railways and runs trains to Harrow, High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Banbury, Stratford upon Avon and Birmingham, while the new Wrexham and Shropshire service serves the only train links between London, Telford, Shrewsbury and Wales' third largest city, Wrexham.

There are also numerous buses offering access to the West End and the City.

Cedar House

39-41 Nottingham Place W1

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History of Marylebone

The name Marylebone originally came from the church called St Mary's which happened to be on the edge of a small stream called the Tybourne. The church is still there today but is now called the St Marylebone Parish Church.

The existence of Marylebone can be traced back as far as 1086 and has had links with the royal family since 1538 when King Henry VIII created a Royal Hunting Park beside Marylebone. This is now known as Regent's Park. Until the early part of the 18th century, most of the area now known as Marylebone was still covered by fields and farms. However, like many other areas of London it was soon developed and became part of London city. The development of Marylebone was a fairly slow process with a number of architects developing the area over some time. Architects famed for their work in the area include John Prince who built Cavendish Square in 1719, Robert Adam who built Portland Place in 1770, and John Nash who designed Regent's Park in 1811.

Created by an aristocratic family that still has links to the area even today, a large part of Marylebone, including Marylebone High Street and streets to the east, has, since 1715 been commonly known as the Howard de Walden Estate. This area is also home to the UK's top private medical care specialists with its range of private dentists, surgeons and doctors all found along Harley Street.

Attractions in Marylebone

Set to the north west of central London, Marylebone is an extremely picturesque part of the city. Packed full of small chic boutiques and good restaurants Marylebone provides a classy village feel within London, yet buying and renting property in Marylebone has remained affordable.

Well known places within the Marylebone area include Baker Street, All Souls Church, Langham Place, the BBC headquarters, Colomb Art Gallery, Madame Tussaud's and Regent's Park which is home to London Zoo.

Marylebone High Street

Marylebone High Street lies just a short walk from Oxford Street and yet is far less busy. Its shops and independent boutiques sell a wide range of foods, clothing and homeware and are so laid-back it feels more like a high street in a quiet market town than one in central London.

Baker Street

The famous Baker Street remains largely unchanged from the original description of the place of residence of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional character, the inimitable Mr Holmes. The Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221b Baker Street is great fun and well worth a visit.

Madame Tussauds

Marie Tussaud a former sculptor to the court of Louis XVI, established this sideshow of waxworks of famous contemporary and historical figures in 1835 and it continues to attract thousands of visitors every day with queues often stretching hundreds of metres down Marylebone Road.

Screen on Baker Street

This famous cinema is known to show films from across all genres, from Hollywood blockbusters to independent Iranian films.

Shopping in Marylebone

Along the length of Marylebone High Street and Marylebone Lane, shoppers will be bombarded with a choice of small, independent shops as well as smaller branches of most of the well known high street names. Homeware shops, gift shops and clothing boutiques are particularly prominent as are the array of coffee shops.

Shops include the Sir Terance Conran shop which is located in converted stables and provides all that you could want in designer homeware. Any shopping trip to this store should be combined with a visit to the Conran restaurant, The Orrery, which is found on the top floor of the building.

Marylebone Farmers' Market

The largest farmers market in London, this is an upscale farmers' market located in Marylebone village serving top quality fish, bread, game, vegetables and much more.

Restaurants in Marylebone


A popular restaurant that offers a traditional wet fish counter where you can buy fish to take home and cook yourself, or make your selection and have it cooked there and then in whatever way you prefer.

La Renai De Venice

La Renai De Venice offers a unique Parisian dining experience as it serves only one dish. With no menu to choose from, you simply tell the waitress how you like your steak cooked and you will be served with steak frites accompanied by a walnut salad. The Entrecote is cooked perfectly and the secret sauce that comes with it is divine.

Caffe Caldesi

Situated on Marylebone Lane, this Brasserie serves hearty home cooked Italian food as well as running a cookery school behind the restaurant. With the staff coming from most of the 20 regions of Italy the food served here has got to be some of the most authentic that you will find in London.

Odin's Restaurant

Located next door to its sister restaurant, Langan's Bistro on Devonshire Street, Odin's Restaurant is a favourite in the area serving Anglo/French style cuisine in luxurious and comfortable surroundings.

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Cedar House

39-41 Nottingham Place W1

Cedar House

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