Demand from professionals sees launch of first new apartment scheme in Totteridge and Whetstone
PUBLISHED: 11:57 01 July 2015 | UPDATED: 12:13 02 October 2015
The launch of Northway House, a brand new development for the London Borough of Barnet, is helping to meet the soaring demand from young professionals who are looking to get onto the property ladder.
The new development will comprise 149 one, two and three bedroom apartments and Penthouses and is the first collection of new apartments to become available in sought-after Totteridge and Whetstone. The eagerly anticipated scheme by leading developer Redrow London will also boast office, community and education space, transforming a tired looking 1970s office block into aspirational new homes in desirable North London. Northway House will help to rejuvenate this stretch of Barnet which sits between central London and the Hertfordshire countryside. It offers a rare opportunity to own a home close to the prestigious Totteridge Lane, which has long been popular with affluent families.
The striking scheme involves transforming the existing building into 97 new homes with the remainder in a new lower storey extension to the rear, centred around a landscaped podium.
Designed by RMA Architects, the 13 storey development on Barnet High Road will provide dramatic views across central London. When complete, Northway House will deliver around 2,300 square metres of new commercial and educational space over the ground and lower ground floors, while car parking facilities, including 31 electric car charging points, are included with most apartments. With six parks and 50 acres of open space to be found within 10 minutes of the development, the localeprovides ample opportunity to relax and the perfect setting to raise a young family.
Barnet boasts one of the lowest crime rates across London and with a plethora of renowned schools in the borough; parents have a number of good options when deciding their children’s educational future. The area is the personification of English country living with tennis clubs, thriving allotments and cricket and bowls clubs.
Other amenities include the Mill Hill Country Club, Woodside Park Sport & Social Club andBrook Farm allotments. Barnet is also a golfer’s paradise with South Herts, North Middlesex, Finchley and the Tudor Park golf courses all nearby. Barnet High Road offers local residents a range of cafes and small restaurants, while the nearby Spires Shopping Centre is home to a wealth of shops, supermarkets and restaurants.
Northway House also boasts excellent transport links, from nearby Totteridge and Whetstone undergroundstation, which is only a short walk away. This Northern Line station offers fast and regular tube services to Central London and residents can reach Kings Cross St Pancras in just over 30 minutes.
Prices at Northway House start from £338,000.
Preston Bennett New Homes 020 8954 8626 prestonbennett.co.uk/northwayhouse.com