Enfield Property Market
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Enfield lies in the north of London, next to the rolling Hertfordshire countryside. Close to the city it is an attractive town, which boasts period properties and above average schools. On Gentleman’s Row, located in Enfield Town, you’ll find exquisite detached period homes, and nearby in Bush Hill Park the homes on Queen Anne’s Place, Gardens and Grove are highly desirable.
Those searching for flats should head to Enfield Central, a relatively new development near the train station; there are also studio apartments here. Victorian terrace houses can be found in the Hilly Fields Park area, Georgian houses in the town centre and the Clay Hill conservation area, and on the outskirts in the country lanes there are delightful older houses.
For attractive flat-fronted Victorian cottages you’ll find them located on River View and Gentleman’s Row. Bush Hill Park is a conservation area, and there are a number of semi-detached and detached homes here, both Edwardian and houses built in the 1920’s. Enfield has an abundance of Victorian, Edwardian, 1920’s and 1930’s homes. Enfield’s housing market is affordable in comparison to those in nearby Muswell Hill and Crouch End.
Standard of Living in Enfield
Enfield has the benefit of a busy shopping centre but the fact it was once a small town in the countryside is still apparent; there is still an ancient market in the square three times a week. Enfield attracts families due to the reputation of schools in the area and affordable homes. The countryside is on the doorstep of Enfield, with an abundance of green space. There are the famed gardens, which include Myddelton Gardens, Capel Manor College Gardens and Forty Hall Gardens. The area also is home to a museum, theatre, and a number of restaurants and cafes.
Other Living necessities in Enfield
The area is well known for its high quality schools. Primary schools in the area that have received ‘outstanding’ in their inspections include St Andrew’s CofE, St George’s RC and Worcester’s Primary School. George Spicer and Case Side, St Michael’s CofE and Lavender Primary Schools received ‘good’ from Ofsted.
With regard to comprehensives, there is Enfield Grammar for boys and Enfield County for girls, both of which achieve excellent GCSE results. Chace, Bishop Stopfords and Kingsmead Comprehensive Schools are also popular.
Enfield has a number of supermarkets, including Waitrose and Marks and Spencer’s. There is the Palace Gardens Shopping Centre and Pearson’s of Enfield department store. There are a number of high street stores such as H&M, Topshop and Next. Chain restaurants include Nando’s, Prezzo and Pizza Express. The Dugdale Centre is home to a museum and a theatre. There are three university campuses, as well as a library and a number of places of worship.
Places to visit near Enfield
Enfield is situated in north London, close by is Barnet and Haringey, with Waltham Forest to the southeast of Enfield and Epping Forest to the east, Lea Valley is within easy reaching distance. In Lea Valley there is a golf course and the William Girling reservoir to enjoy walks and explorations. Enfield has great transport links so it is very easy to reach the centre of London and the abundance of attractions that are on offer there.
Enfield Council Tax
You can find relevant council tax rates for Enfield at the following link: http://www.enfield.gov.uk/info/1000000653/council_tax