The twin areas of Hampstead and Highgate are two of London’s most desirable and pricey neighborhoods. Both retain their village like atmosphere, both are known for their elegant Georgian townhouses, charming cottages, and mansions located in several acres of grounds. Not far from Hampstead is Bishops Avenue, considered one of the world’s wealthiest streets; the combined value of the homes on this one street is around $600 million. These two north London suburbs are also known for their literary and artistic associations and are the setting for many films. The wealthy residents here enjoy easy access to the open spaces of Hampstead Heath, and a 20 minute journey into London’s West End. If you are looking for luxury property in London, there are dozens of options but these two picturesque suburbs offer country living and with all the attractions of London on your doorstep.