Blending traditional period architecture with modern energy efficient features …
Demand for energy efficient homes and reduced energy bills has taken the top spot as the most sought-after feature UK homebuyers want from their homes. Fast becoming attributes that London’s first-time buyers are willing to pay more for, purchasers feel that affordable new build properties are the favoured choice when it comes to saving money on household energy bills compared to their older counterparts. For those seeking a home that offers a unique combination of traditional features together with elements of newbuild technology, Notting Hill Genesis’ exclusive Shared Ownership homes at No.4 Oxford Road in the desirable north-west London area of Maida Vale are a must-see.
No.4 Oxford Road brings a rare opportunity to first time buyers seeking the affordability factor that a new home offers, as well as the enviable trimmings of a period property. This stunning Victorian period building has been thoughtfully converted to create three unique one-bedroom homes that perfectly encapsulate the traditional period style architecture synonymous with this trendy corner of the capital, combined with stylish, modern and contemporary interiors.
James Munson, Head of Marketing for Notting Hill Genesis comments: “First-time buyers, like most people, are becoming more aware of how their lifestyles impact the environment and now consider sustainability as a key part of the decision-making process when buying a home. For those that are priced out of buying at full market value, our homes at No.4 Oxford Road offer a unique opportunity. Located in an extremely sought-after London district and in a style of property that is rarely available to buy with Shared Ownership, which lowers the level of deposit you need to buy a home.”
Delivering a modern interpretation of a classic Victorian stucco fronted building, the apartments feature carefully planned and unmatched layouts that make the most of the available space. Notable period features that make these homes stand out from the crowd is the beautiful replacement timber sash windows, double-height ceilings that create an impressive sense of space and light and a combination of floor arrangements that echo the charm and character that Victorian style homes present. For those seeking the extra elements that balance the old with the new, energy-saving features such as low-energy lighting, individual air source heat pump providing hot water and heating through thermostatically controlled radiators and integrated recycling units helps buyers manage their energy bills. For those conscious of greener modes of travel, secure bicycle storage is also available to residents.
Enjoying a well-connected Zone 2 location, buyers are just a few minutes’ walk from Kilburn High Road overground station and Kilburn Park tube station, both offering fast, hassle-free connections into central London in under 10 minutes, making onward journeys further afield particularly speedy. For those who can enjoy the surroundings of home, there is a selection of hidden gems to waiting to enjoy once government restriction have been eased The Kiln Theatre is close by and also hosts a cinema, bar and restaurant along with creative workshop space. At the junction of Oxford Road is Kilburn High Road and haven of retail treats, from well-known high street names, coffee shops to a selection of independent boutiques, there is something to suit everyone’s tastes.
For those who enjoy venturing out and exploring what the local area has to offer, Maida Vale won’t disappoint. A trio of nearby parks offer a selection of stunning green spaces. Two miles from No.4 Oxford Road is Regent’s Park, one of London’s largest royal parks covering 395 acres and is also host to London Zoo, perfect for a full day away from home. Slightly nearer to home is Kilburn Grange Park, where residents can enjoy a walking route and three sports courts or Queens Park is a 20-minute walk away where you can take a stroll and enjoy a coffee at the onsite café.
Maida Vale is also home to some of London’s best restaurants and pubs, from rooftop bistros overlooking the canal side are perfect for a brunch date, and boutique cocktail bars that make a great choice for an evening catch up with friends. For those who want to sample some of the area’s best cuisine, Warwick Castle and The Prince Albert are two popular choices where a variety of tasty gastropub food can be enjoyed.
Prices at No.4 Oxford Road start from £190,000 for a 40% share based on a full market value of £475,000. For more information, please visit www.nhgsales.com or call 020 3815 2222 to request your viewing.