It's vibrant atmosphere, great properties and brilliant links to central London put the area high on the list of a huge number of property hunters in the capital.
With three Underground stations running on the Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines, Islington attracts huge numbers of city professionals and its popularity has seen property prices rise considerably over the past decade.
But what can you expect for the area's average price of £740,096*?
Here are five of the best houses and flats for sale in Islington currently...
Property for sale in Islington
Four-bedroom house, N1
A stone's throw from Dalston Junction station, the property is also well-placed for buyers' commuting needs.
The house is on the market for £1.2m.
Three-bedroom maisonette, N1
The property also boasts a roof terrace for that much sought-after London outdoor space and is close to Essex Road train station and Angel for the London Underground.
On top of that, it's also been fitted with high-specification technology, including a projector screen and underfloor heating control console.
Four bedroom house, N1
On the market for £1,175,20, the property also comes with off-street parking.
It's a great option for those seeking seclusion, but who also want to be close to the amenities of Upper Street and the London Underground.
Three-bedroom flat, N1Islington is renowned for its stunning period properties and these are hugely sought-after by homebuyers.
But this area of North London has also seen a host of newer developments pop up and if modern is your choice, there are few better flats for sale in Islington for less than £1m currently than this stunning three-bedroom apartment.
Close to Haggerston and Hoxton stations, the flat is also in a great location for that commute to work.
Two-bedroom flat, N5
Located inside a classic Islington period building, the property has been cleverly modernised and completed to a high standard.
It also comes with a south-facing balcony and is close to Arsenal Underground station and the Emirates Stadium.
Islington estate agents
*Prices from Rightmove, June 2019