More and more buyers are being drawn to North London living especially Barnet as it sits on the edge of both North London and Hertfordshire offering both London and country living.
Being a London Borough, Barnet offers great transport links into London with both Tube and Main Line rail services whilst being surrounded by beautiful woodland and green spaces. Londoners looking to upsize find Barnet the perfect spot as they can get more for their money and still enjoy London style living with an easy commute into the City for work or pleasure. Barnet hosts a range of housing types including apartments to period homes to mansions offering both downsizing and upsizing opportunities to all without having to move out of the area. With Hadley Wood and Arkley nearby, it combines the good value property of Barnet with the luxurious homes of the rich and often famous residents who enjoy the many benefits of living in Barnet.
Travelling around offers lots of options including:
Tubes – The Piccadilly line from Cockfosters and Northern Line from High Barnet or Totteridge and Whetstone taking around 30 minutes to central London.
Trains – The mainline train goes from New Barnet to Finsbury Park in as little as 20 minutes or further on to Moorgate in as little as 30 minutes. Alternatively you can go North to Welwyn Garden City in 20 minutes.
Driving – It takes around 10-15 minutes to reach the M1 and M25 or around 15-20 to the North Circular.
Barnet not only offers affordable living and easy transport links, but great schooling options with both state and independent schools including Queen Elizabeth’s School and Girls School, Foulds, St Catherine’s RC Primary, East Barnet Secondary, Cromer Road Primary, Danegrove Primary, Whitings Hill Primary, Underhill Primary, Monken Hadley C of E Primary, The Totteridge Academy, Ark Pioneer Academy, Lyonsdown Private. Barnet’s excellent reputation in achieving high levels of academic success continues to encourage people to move into the area for good primary and secondary education.
Further education can be considered at the recently rebuilt Barnet College in Wood Street, providing both full and part time courses in many categories.
Barnet offers great quality of life with lots of indoor and outdoor activities with many golf courses, including the only Seve Ballesteros designed golf course in England ‘The Shire’ as well as further courses at Hadley Wood, Arkley, Dyrham Park Country Club and Old Fold Manor to name a few and the A1 Driving Range. There are also many other sporting facilities including tennis courts, football golf, horse riding, gyms and swimming pools. Barnet boasts greenbelt countryside parks with vast woodland and green spaces for long beautiful walks. Also fortunate enough to have an iconic Everyman Cinema for Blockbuster 2D & 3D entertainment, The Spires shopping centre with an array of shops as well as many local cafes, pubs and restaurants offering all cuisines.