Britain’s ‘ideal’ home has recently been revealed in a new survey, highlighting the most valued features for those searching for a new home. Over a quarter favour a simply designed sustainable home, with 90% looking for eco-friendly features, and 70% valuing a convenient location, within commuting distance of a big city. Meeting all the requirements of the ‘ideal’ modern home, Countryside’s Brook Valley Gardens in Chipping Barnet, is perfect for families searching to find a home where they can put down roots in an established community.
Brook Valley Gardens features a range of three and four-bedroom homes, designed as a contemporary take on the original garden suburbs of the former Dollis Valley Estate. Families can enjoy a modern home featuring electric car charging points and A-rated energy efficient appliances, all just minutes away from the capital, located one mile from High Barnet tube station.
Samantha Kozlowski, 31, and Benji Weller, 38, have recently settled into their new home at Brook Valley Gardens, where their new four-bedroom home not only boasts a brilliant location to raise new arrival, Delilah, but also a generous sized garden and terrace for her to play in as she grows up. Samantha explains: “Access to lots of communal green open space at Brook Valley Gardens were the factors that won our hearts and lead to us purchasing our new home. We felt that our daughter should grow up in a healthier environment and also be part of a family orientated community, which we have definitely found here.”
Tanju Hussein, Associate Sales Director at Countryside Partnerships South comments: “When families are searching for a new home, there are lots of factors to consider. Brook Valley Gardens ticks all the boxes, with leafy surroundings, contemporary homes, as well as easy access into London. Homes have been designed with the modern family in mind, and open plan living ensures that families can spend time together, as well as being able to find a private spot to relax.”
The Lancaster is an example of one of the family homes which are available at Brook Valley Gardens. Elegantly designed over three floors, this four-bedroom home has been designed with modern living in mind. The home features an open plan kitchen/dining area with French doors leading to the garden and patio area, perfect for flexible outdoor living. Large windows and a Juliet balcony from the master suite, allows natural outdoor light to flood the house. The spacious master bedroom also offers a large en-suite bathroom and private dressing area. There are a further three generous sized double bedrooms, one offering an en-suite bathroom, providing enough space for all the family.
All homes at Brook Valley Gardens benefit from a high quality internal specification. The kitchens are sleek, with bespoke fitted cabinetry, solid composite stone worktops, and come equipped with double oven and single microwave and A-rated energy efficient appliances, including an integrated fridge and freezer, and dishwasher. The contemporary bathrooms and en-suites feature white sanitary ware and are accented with chrome accessories.
Nearby Barnet High Street features a range of local retail and coffee shops, as well as a Waitrose supermarket. A wide range of sports and leisure facilities are close by, as well as abundant open spaces, parks and woodlands. Families are also spoilt for choice when it comes to schooling, with a variety of primary, secondary and sixth form schools located nearby, including St Catherine’s Primary School which is rated OFSTED outstanding.
Residents of Brook Valley Gardens benefit from excellent travel connections, with High Barnet Tube Station located less than a mile, providing direct and stress-free access into London via the Northern line. King’s Cross St Pancras is a mere 30 minutes away on the same line, and with an increasing number of services to France and the surrounding areas, the Eurostar is within easy reach.