The average commute in the UK now stands at 54 minutes, with two thirds of Londoners finding their 74-minute journey on public transport the most stressful part of their day[i]. For city workers keen to conquer their daily commute and find an alternative mode to get to and from work, Notting Hill Genesis’ Liberty at Crossharbour development on the desirable Isle of Dogs, E14, is just over one mile away from Canary Wharf. Offering a stunning new collection of Shared Ownership apartments in Zone 2, purchasers can take advantage of a hassle-free journey, whether it be by foot or bike in one of London’s most enlivening districts. Furthermore, buyers who reserve a home before Christmas, Notting Hill Genesis will pay rent on the first three months of occupation*.
Comprising a contemporary selection of 27 one, two and three-bedroom apartments, residents at Liberty at Crossharbour can enjoy living within a flourishing community, in the heart of one of London’s leading business districts. The thriving social scene of bars, restaurants and retail stores of Canary Wharf are a short distance away, and can be reached in nine minutes by bike via Cycle Superhighway 1, or a 25-minute walk. Situated opposite Crossharbour and South Quay DLR stations (Zone 2), buyers can travel in and around London with ease, reaching Canary Wharf in six minutes where commuters can pick up the Jubilee line into the City and West End, or travel to Bank in 20 minutes for seamless onward journeys across the UK from London Waterloo.
Enjoying a prime locality close to the River Thames, all of the Shared Ownership apartments at the development feature their own outdoor space, enjoying views overlooking London’s impressive skyline. Residents also have around-the-clock access to a concierge service, and a private fitness suite, with a selection of state-of-the art equipment. A landscaped piazza along with a courtyard garden provide the perfect place to relax, reflect and benefit from the outdoors whilst still being close to home.
Jim Munson, Head of Marketing at Notting Hill Genesis, comments: “Active modes of travel is becoming a very popular way of commuting, particularly for many professional workers who need to be able to get around town without being saddled with train delays or traffic jams. Liberty at Crossharbour is very well-located, buyers actually have a choice about how they get to work – something not often associated with a location that is so close to the capital. With deposits starting from £5,750 for a one-bedroom apartment, our Shared Ownership product here also offers an affordable opportunity for young professionals to buy a home in a place that may be otherwise out of reach.
The collection of Shared Ownership homes is set across seven floors within the striking 26-storey Liberty Building, and have been meticulously designed with luxury living in mind. Generous open plan living and dining areas provide a great space for relaxing and entertaining. Sleek and modern Urban Myth kitchens come with a range of integrated Siemens appliances and Silestone quartz worktops. Bathrooms and en suites come complete with Villeroy and Boch suites and stone flooring. Feature lighting and underfloor heating also come as standard specification throughout. Residents also have access to secure onsite bicycle storage.
For residents looking to do all their Christmas shopping under one roof, offering the ultimate shopping experience at Westfield Stratford City, which can be accessed via the DLR in around 20 minutes and is one of the largest urban shopping centres in Europe, providing over 250 stores. Just across the river, residents can enjoy historic Greenwich with its plethora of cafes, shops, restaurants and culture. Music fans will also be well placed with the O2 Arena nearby, which is also host to ten-pin bowling and a cinema.
Liberty at Crossharbour benefits from superb travel connections across London. For jetsetters and residents who work internationally, London City Airport is less than 4 miles away via the DLR. The introduction of Crossrail services next year from Canary Wharf, will further improve links in and around the capital, considerably reducing current journey times and connecting to London Heathrow Airport in just 39 minutes.
Prices for a one-bedroom Shared Ownership apartment start from £115,000 based on a 25% share with a full market value of £460,000. For more information, contact Notting Hill Genesis on 020 3815 2222 to book your viewing or visit www.nhgsales.com/liberty