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St John's Wood


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St John's Wood is a district of north London, England in the City of Westminster, near Regent's Park. It is approximately 2.5 miles north-west of Charing Cross. Once part of the Great Middlesex Forest, it was later owned by the Knights of St John of Jerusalem. It is home to some of the most expensive properties in the world.

To find a flat or house to rent in St John's Wood, London contact the Black Katz Camden office. Black Katz have flats and houses to rent in St John's Wood and across London.  If you are a landlord wishing to rent out your property contact Black Katz.

St John's Wood was developed from the early 19th century onwards. It was one of the first London suburbs to be developed with a large amount of low density "villa" housing, as opposed to the terraced housing which was the norm in London up to the 19th century, even in expensive districts. Parts of St John's Wood have been rebuilt at a higher density, but it remains a highly desirable residential district.

St John's Wood is the location of Lord's Cricket Ground, home of the MCC and original headquarters of the sport. It is also famous for Abbey Road Studios, where The Beatles recorded, notably the Abbey Road album, the cover of which features the band crossing the road. Paul McCartney has owned a property in the area since the 1960s.

The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery has a barracks in St. John's Wood and regularly exercises their horses by parading them through the streets of St. John's Wood.

Chef Clarissa Dickson Wright grew up in St John's Wood, and it is now home to supermodel Kate Moss. Actor Damian Lewis was born in St John's Wood. The Rolling Stones referenced it in their song "Play With Fire". The director, wit and physician Jonathan Miller was born into a wealthy family in the area.

To join these notable people, find a house or flat to rent in St John's Wood with Black KatzBlack Katz are London's largest lettings only agency and have flats and houses to rent in St John's Wood and across London.

St John's Wood is the home of fictional characters, Bingo and Rosie Little, in P. G. Wodehouse'sJeeves and Wooster books. Irene Adler lives there (in Briony Lodge on Serpentine Avenue) in Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes story "A Scandal in Bohemia".

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  • Published: 30/03/2009 10:38:16 P
  • Category: Camden