New homes in Colindale: Nordic Quarter

Energy-efficient homes in NW9 have landscaped courtyards and communal children’s play areas.

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Scandinavians know how to keep warm in winter, and in a stylish way. Nordic Quarter, pictured, in Colindale, has Scandi-inspired design and architecture, in crisp, white-rendered and timber-clad blocks with 108 energy-efficient homes. The apartments have sleek interiors and large, recessed balconies, offering protection from the elements. 

The development has landscaped courtyards and communal children’s play areas. Prices start at £330,000, with shared-ownership options available from Network Living, the developer. Call 020 3376 6455.

This north London suburb is where “Metro-Land” begins. It is an area of playing fields, country parks and avenues but it is well-connected, too, being close to the M1 and with a station on the Northern line, in  Zone 4. The area has been designated as a housing growth zone by Mayor Boris Johnson, so expect more homes in the pipeline.

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