Gloucester Drive, London N4
Offers In Excess Of £700,000
FULL DESCRIPTION On a surprisingly quiet, leafy turn near verdant Finsbury Park this two bedroom apartment is presented in beautiful condition throughout. The property occupies the upper two floors of this Victorian conversion offering bright light and spacious accommodation. A step up from the front garden under the portico leads to the front door opening into the well maintained communal entrance home. You can always tell the character of Share of Freehold properties straight away from the homely touches and attention to detail in these conversions.A lovely feature of this dwelling is the front door opening into an entrance hall with large West facing window, flooding the lobby with light and making a nice space for coats, shoes etc. Stairs lead up and round, past bookshelves, to the flat itself, with the kitchen diner nestled on the left with a breakfast bar and a couple of stools. A hatch opens out onto the staircase and across to the living room. The living/ dining room has a double aspect with wonderful South facing views, feature fireplace and high ceilings. There is a door leading out to the roof terrace - which really is the crown jewel of this delightful home. Stepping out on a sunny day, we are reminded of the joys of a good central London view. What a peaceful panorama to come home to and relax, or to enjoy a lazy weekend breakfast or afternoon. The view really comes into its own at night time with the skyline and world famous landmarks twinkling in the distance along the river and all the way across to Canary Wharf and the Shard. Photos simply do not do it justice. The rest of the accommodation comprises two bedrooms and family bathroom, all to the front of the building. Gloucester Drive is a one way through road, so no fear of being too badly disturbed by traffic at night. SITUATION AND TENURE Gloucester Drive is at the Northern end of the Brownswood ward. This enclave, popular with young professionals and families is a network of roads gated at the exits to Green Lanes and Blackstock Road. Within walking distance, the locals enjoy the many attractions of Stoke Newington and Clissold park in one direction, and the superb transport links at the nearby Finsbury Park Transport hub in the other - Victoria, Piccadilly and Overground lines all on your doorstep. Local eateries are plentiful, with Blighty Coffee, Yard Sale pizza, Salvation in Noodles near the station, and Stoke Newington Church St having way too many restaurants, boutiques and delis to list. Woodberry Wetlands are almost adjacent, with West Reservoir a popular attraction for watersports, sailing and the like. Runners will be spoilt for choice around Abney Park, the reservoirs and many routes down to Regents Canals and up to Highgate along the Woodland Walk. This apartment enjoys a Share of Freehold with 963 years on the underlease Ground rent is irrelevant - but a peppercorn - and the costs are shared between the flats in the building. .
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