The capital's hotspots are now within reach
Genesishomes has affordable apartments in great locations across London, says Anthea Masey
There are now new homes for sale at affordable prices in some of the capital’s most fashionable hotspots, and what is more, many of these homes have features normally only found in top-of-the-market luxury developments.
Leading affordable homes provider, Genesishomes (0845 600 4663; www.genesishomes.org.uk), has apartments for sale at:
- riverside locations in Wandsworth, a few minutes walk from Chelsea;
- Roehampton, a green and leafy destination on the edge of the wild acres of Richmond Park;
- eclectic and trend-setting Hoxton, within spitting distance of some of the capital’s most exciting night life.
Like the idea of living within sight of period architecture or want to be able to spend a sunny Saturday afternoon in a beautifully landscaped garden? Maybe you want to plan a barbeque with your neighbours on a community roof terrace; or want the reassurance of a concierge to take in your post or let in the repair man while you are hard at work? If you do, Genesishomes has apartments for sale with these top-end features.
Roof terraces with panoramic views of Canary Wharf
At Wharfside Point North in Docklands, Genesishomes has 14 apartments left in a sleek contemporary block with great views over London. Each apartment has its own balcony and on the top floor, there is one duplex penthouse left with a stunning roof terrace.
The apartments are available on a part-buy/part-rent basis with prices starting from £60,000 for a 25 per cent share of a studio with a market value of £240,000; the penthouse is priced at £95,000 for a 25 per cent share of the market value of £380,000.
For more information call 0800 883 0535 or visit www.genesishomes.org.uk/properties/wharfside-point-north.
Your very own concierge
There is no need to worry about letting in the repair man at Kingsway Square on Battersea Park Road because there is an on-site concierge to take care of all your day-time needs.
This attractive development has new homes built alongside the restoration and conversion of the listed Queen Anne-style former Victorian college where both Jamie Oliver and Antony Worrall Thompson learned to cook.
There are attractive landscaped communal courtyards with fountains and the 200 restored acres of Battersea Park are two minutes walk away. At Kingsway Square prices start from £78,000 for a 25 per cent share based on a market value of £312,000.
For more information call Genesishomes on 0800 883 0529 or visit www.genesishomes.org.uk/kingsway-square.
Lord it up
The house, which once housed the military hospital where Battle of Britain hero Douglas Bader was treated, now has 14 acres of restored communal gardens, and if you need more outside space the vast wild acres of Richmond Park are close by.
Prices at Queen Mary’s Place start at £56,375 for a 25 per cent share in a one-bedroom flat with a market value of £225,000.
For more information call Genesishomes on 0800 883 0531 or visit www.genesishomes.org.uk/queen-marys-place.
Become a trend-setter in arty Hoxton
Vada is a development of one- and two-bedroom flats in the heart of the resurgent east end, close to the nightlife of Shoreditch and some of the capital’s best restaurants including Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, the Rivington Grill and Eyre Brothers.
Sunday can start with plant hunting at Columbia Road to beautify your apartment, followed by lunch from one of the street stalls off Brick Lane and some culture at the White Cube gallery in Hoxton Square or the newly restored Whitechapel Art Gallery.
Prices at Vada start from £61,750 for a 25 per cent share in a one-bedroom flat, based on a full market value of £247,000.
For more information call Genesis Homes on
0800 883 0563 or visit www.genesishomes.org.uk/properties/vada.