Moments from Hoxton Square, in the heart of Shoreditch, this one-bedroom flat in a welcoming Victorian mansion block delivers on the dream of city living.

Fanshaw Street, Hoxton, 1 Bed. Flat




I have loved living in this flat. It’s a quiet sanctuary in the centre of Hoxton. One of the best things has been the community in the Cloisters, we have summer BBQs in the courtyard, and residents host drinks indoors in the winter. I also loved taking a book and a drink outside to enjoy the sun.

New coffee shops and restaurants pop up regularly, and the brand new Curzon Hoxton cinema is just a minute away. I buy fresh vegetables on Hoxton Street, go for walks along the canal, to London Fields or the Barbican, and enjoy drinks in Hoxton Square.

I also really valued how easy it is to enjoy the rest of London. Between Hoxton Overground station, Old Street and Liverpool Street tube stations, and the innumerable buses running from the area, it is remarkably easy to get pretty much anywhere.


Energy Performance Certificate:

Current and Potential Energy Rating C.

Council Tax:

In the Borough of Hackney, the property falls into Band B (£1,246 in 2022/23).


Current monthly costs are approx. Gas £19, Electricity £15, Water £11.


The current owner purchased a share of the freehold in recent years.

Service charge:

£1,603.58 per year, collected in two instalments.

Ground rent:

£60 per year, collected in two instalments.

Recent work:

The current owner has updated the electrics and fitted the bedroom wardrobe and living room shelves. The previous owners installed the boiler, so it is relatively new.

Getting around:

Transport options don’t get much better than this. Hoxton Square Overground is moments away, and Shoreditch High Street is not much further. For the tube, head to Old Street, where you can hop on the Northern Line. Meanwhile, nearby bus routes offer links to (virtually) every corner of the Capital.

Anything else:

There is a management company called Transparent Property Management. They maintain the property: clean the gutters, repaint the windows, and make repairs. As part of the management, a caretaker who lives in one of the flats takes care of the Cloisters day-to-day, cleaning, making minor repairs, checking security and CCTV cameras, etc. He is always available when you need him and is a wonderful presence in the Cloisters.


A refined and characterful flat smack bang in the middle of the city. Yet this property is much more than just a base – the warmth of the hardwood floors, the openness of the high ceilings – it’s a haven and a home. Features range from the decorative fireplace to the stylish and functional in-built alcove storage. Muted tones elevate the property’s natural elegance, complemented by original sash windows that give a view onto the communal courtyard. Each room offers just what you need. The kitchen has a sociable side, with room to dine and an abundance of cupboard space. Metro tiles in the bathroom give a clean, contemporary look, and the bedroom, complete with ample storage, is a snug just waiting to welcome you after a long day.‘The Cloisters’, as it’s affectionately known, is a private world away from the hubbub of the city, which lies right outside your front door. At the centre of one of the creative neighbourhoods London is famous for, take your pick of coffee houses, boutique shops and flavours from around the world in Old Street or nearby Shoreditch High Street, or just soak up the atmosphere in Hoxton Square.

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