Ref/JD0093- A superb opportunity to live in a PIECE OF HISTORY with like-minded neighbours. 2217 sqft, Grade II listed*, Regency semi-detached family home built-in 1827 kept perfectly in its original charm and period character. Offers spacious living with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 ensuites) and an impressive south facing rear garden. Set back from the street by gravel and planted driveway for multiple cars, this double-fronted VILLA is situated in the desirable Fortis Green Conservation Area, popular with the abundance of excellent state schools rated Outstanding by Ofsted. It is within the catchment area of St James’s C of E Primary School and Treehouse School bridges primary and secondary education whilst the jewel in the crown of education is Fortismere, a foundation school.
After many years of family ownership, the property retains a wealth of period features including fireplaces, original wide floorboards made of pinewood and sash windows.
Ground floor benefits from two reception rooms, a cloakroom, a guest room with an en-suite which can also be used as another reception room/study if one desire. In addition, the layout enjoys a stunning conservatory with a glass rooftop comprising the large eat-in kitchen with handmade cupboards and underfloor heating. It has three french doors leading onto the York stone patio and the south-facing manicured garden. There is also a boiler room and a small storage room attached to the house accessible both from the garden and the side entrance.
The main family bedrooms are all upstairs. There are three double bedrooms upstairs, two of which have en suite facilities. The third bedroom is presently being used as a spacious dressing room. The fourth bedroom is on the top floor and voluminous, enjoying the character features and the en-suite shower room.
Conveniently located in Fortis Green Conservation area, this house is ideal for families looking for large living and entertaining space. The property is also surrounded by outstanding schools, authentic shops of East Finchley & Muswell Hill, great transport links (Northern Line on underground station) and historic residential buildings.
The amenities of Fortune Green including the family-oriented Cherry Tree Woods with its lovely playground and Fortune Green Children’s play centre and Highgate Woods and Coldfall Woods both a ten minute walk away.
Fortune Green hosts various annual events for local residents including Christmas Lights and Carols (December), Jester Festival (July), Two open-air family film screenings (June & August). Garden maintenance and planting (Love Green Sundays), Birds of Bray (October).
The nearest London Underground station is East Finchley, which is in Zone 3 of the Northern Line. Buses are running to Tottenham Court Road and London Bridge in central London, as well as Brent Cross and Highgate Wood.
Schools – Education
The area is very popular with families thanks to the abundance of excellent state schools in the area rated Outstanding by Ofsted such as St James’s C of E Primary School and Treehouse School bridges primary and secondary education for children diagnosed with autism whilst the jewel in the crown of education is Fortismere School, a large, mixed-gender state Foundation school.
Fortis Green Conservation Area abounds with residential listed properties with attractive characteristics giving the area a feeling of calm and a sense of history.