Daisy Edgar-Jones, 24, puts down roots as she splashes out £750,000 on her first home — a three-bed flat in an up-and-coming area of London
- The actress has been filming her Hollywood debut Where The Crawdads Sing
- Her first house is an Edwardian terrace near her family home in Muswell Hill
- Properties on her road sell for £750,000 but she has given hers a makeover
- The three-bedroom flat has stunning natural floorboards, a skylight and terrace
Her latest role sees her leading an isolated life in a run-down shack within the American Deep South.
But real life is rather a lot more rosy for Daisy Edgar-Jones, who has recently bought her first home – a three-bed flat in an up-and-coming area of London.
The Where The Crawdads Sing star’s maisonette in an Edwardian terrace is near her family home in Muswell Hill. Similar properties on the road have sold for around £750,000.
Hollywood debut: Daisy Edgar-Jones promotes Where The Crawdads Sing
Kerb appeal: The flat in north London
Modern touch: Lounge with brick feature wall
The front room before Daisy’s revamp
Miss Edgar-Jones, 24 – who told Elle magazine ‘I’m shocked by how much I still love London’ – is already carrying out home improvements including latest windows and a skylight.
The actress, who rose to fame in Normal People, has been spending time within the US for her Hollywood debut through which she plays abandoned child Kya.
A neighbour said: ‘She hasn’t moved in yet. Normal People was very successful so I’m sure people will recognise her.’
Her flat is split across two floors in a detached Edwardian house and encompasses a living area, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom on the primary floor and two bedrooms within the roof, with a terrace.
The cosy bedroom also has stunning natural floorboards
Period style: Exposed floorboards in kitchen-diner
In May, the actress submitted a planning application to exchange windows with latest timber and double glazing in addition to to put in a rooflight.
All the unique window details can be reproduced.
Miss Edgar-Jones, who found fame playing Marianne in Normal People, is the one child of Wendy, an editor, and Philip, the top of Sky Arts.
She was born and raised in Muswell Hill and educated at a non-public school and a state sixth-form college while also training with the National Youth Theatre.
Blue tiles and complimented by a blue accent wall and exposed floorboards within the kitchen-diner
The central flat even has an out of doors area, complete with blue furniture and a skylight
Miss Edgar-Jones starred opposite Paul Mescal, who played Connell Waldron, within the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People.
It tells of the key affair between two Irish teenagers from different backgrounds and follows their on-and-off relationship as they move to Dublin and into maturity.
Her current big screen role is because the lead in the variation of Where the Crawdads Sing, the 2108 hit novel by Delia Owens, from Reese Witherspoon’s production company.
It tells the story of Kya, a bit of girl abandoned by her family, who grew up alone within the marshes of the deep South. After the death of a person she was once involved with, Kya becomes the important thing suspect in a murder inquiry.