Research into the benefits of urban waterside living has indicated that living close to blue-space can significantly boost ones physical activity levels and psychological wellbeing, all while reducing stress and anxiety. For those looking to live a better quality day-to-day life, without wishing to leave the city, Notting Hill Genesis’ latest launch of Shared Ownership apartments at Woodberry Down offers the best of metropolitan London living, with the added benefit of tranquil waterside views.
Launching this May 2021, Heron Quarter II comprises a versatile collection of one and two-bedroom apartments – available to purchase via Shared Ownership. Occupying a prime position amongst a trio of trendy north London hotspots – Hackney, Stoke Newington and Finsbury Park – this popular scheme boasts a spectacular setting just off the West Reservoir; from the banks of which you can enjoy panoramic views of the London skyline. Residents benefit from excellent transport links into central London, with Manor House underground Station located just a few minutes’ away on foot, whisking travellers to their desired location via the Piccadilly line in Zone 2.
Those looking to reap the rewards of the great outdoors are spoilt for choice. Woodberry Down’s vast landscaped grounds offer plenty of opportunity for walking, running and cycling. Woodberry Down is also just a few minutes’ walk from the Woodberry Wetlands wildlife and nature reserve – an urban oasis rich in wildlife, open all year round and free of charge. Alternatively, residents can venture to the West Reservoir for an exciting day of water sports; including open water swimming, kayaking, canoeing and sailing.
James Munson, Head of Marketing at Notting Hill Genesis, comments: “We’re thrilled to unveil our latest phase of Shared Ownership homes at Woodberry Down. The previous collection was a hit with buyers across London who were searching for a more relaxed pace of life, and, with an increasing amount of evidence to suggest that living near blue space is beneficial to our health, it’s little wonder so many home-hunters flock to waterside schemes. Home buyers hoping to gain a balance between this and connectivity with the rest of London will be excited by Heron Quarter II, where we have a superb selection of one and two-bedroom properties available. We recommend booking a viewing early ahead of our launch this May.”
Properties at Heron Quarter II have been finished to a high standard, and enjoy a stylish specification. Every home boasts impressive open plan living spaces, with floor to ceiling height windows to maximise the sense of space and light. Kitchens come with contemporary matt grey units, and a range of high-quality integrated appliances. Bathrooms are designed to be sumptuous spaces to soak and unwind in, featuring Roca white sanitaryware, full height wall tiling, and boutique full width hotel-style feature mirrors and shelf above the basins. Residents will also have access to audio visual door entry systems, communal lifts, and secure cycle storage.
The surrounding area enjoys a vibrant social scene; with diverse dining options, shopping, and outdoor pursuits. The nearby Stoke Newington has long been associated for its connection with food, and boasts a vibrant array of bars and eateries that are sure to get the taste buds tingling. Residents can head over to Stroud Green Road for a mouth-watering feast at one of the many independent cafés or restaurants, before grabbing a drink at popular haunt and local landmark, The Faltering Fullback.
For some retail therapy, residents at Heron Quarter at spoilt for choice. This corner of north-east London plays host to a number of local markets – including Broadway Market, Columbia Road or Victoria Park Market – where residents can buy fresh flowers, antiques, artisan baked goods and organic produce. For high-street favourites, there are plenty of options available at the nearby Arena Shopping Park and Harringay Green Lanes; or, for a more unique shopping experience, Holloway Road offers a vast selection of vintage shops, in addition to well-known brands.
For those who need to travel into the city, as well as a selection of cycle paths and walking routes, Manor House Underground station is just five minutes’ walk from home and is served by the Piccadilly Line. Alternatively, there are four Overground stations within easy reach, Harringay Green Lanes, Seven Sisters, Stamford Hill station and Finsbury Park station providing direct routes into Moorgate and Liverpool Street in 15 minutes.
Prices for a two-bedroom apartment at Heron Quarter’s current phase start from £106,250 for a 25% share of a one-bedroom apartment with a full market value of £425,000, or £155,625 for a 25% share of a two-bedroom apartment with a full market value of £622,500. For advance details on prices of the one bedroom apartments and to book your exclusive appointment to the launch visit www.nhgsales.com or call 020 3815 2222.