Yes, it's true. Those words don't often go together.
But in Bounds Green, both renters and buyers can enjoy a little more property for their money than the likes of nearby Muswell Hill and Alexandra Park.
And being inside the North Circular road means Bounds Green is still pretty central, not to mention its classy art deco Underground station with Piccadilly Line trains to central London via Finsbury Park.
The area already attracts young professional renters looking for value and those good transport links into the city.
So, what can you get for your monthly money in Bounds Green?
Let's take a look at five of the best rental properties on the market right now...
Houses to rent in Bounds Green
Close to the North Circular, the property is also within walking distance of Bounds Green Tube station.
Spacious and located close to Bounds Green station, the property is also close to Bowes Primary School, which is rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.
Other schools nearby include St Martin of Porres RC (Good) and Bounds Green Junior School (Good).
One road further south, and so even closer to Bowes Park station, this two-bedroom house is on Richmond Road.
Flats to rent in Bounds GreenRussell Road, N13, is a taste of traditional North London.
Estate agents in Bounds GreenEllis & Co has been letting and selling great homes in Bounds Green, New Southgate, Palmers Green, Wood Green and Muswell Hill for more than 30 years.
Branch owner Anthony Lucas worked in the Bounds Green office for 22 years before taking over as owner in 2016.
Anthony has built a team with a combined experience of more than 40 years, so if you're looking for a great property to rent in Bounds Green, contact one of the team today who will be happy to help.