31 Oct

Enfield offers strong London alternative

Enfield offers strong London alternative

Finding reasonable property in central London can be a very tricky affair. With UK house prices continuing to rise, many who work in the capital are now looking for places to live in the surrounding area.

North London is one such area and could offer a fantastic alternative to the city. Property for sale in Enfield could provide the perfect platform for your morning commute.

The once small market town is now a vibrant, attractive suburb, with great transport links in to London. Using the M25, commuters can be in the centre in under 40 minutes, traffic permitting.

Enfield also has numerous options available for those looking to use public transport. The London Underground’s Piccadilly Line regularly runs too and from the capital. Numerous bus routes are in service, providing constant access to London city centre.

After major renovations in 2006, Enfield Town centre enjoyed an injection of life and vitality. As a part of the work, the central shopping complex was extended to house many more top high street shops. The newly named Palace Exchange provides a great place for shoppers who don’t fancy heading into London on the weekends.

Other shopping centres can be found in Southgate, Cockfosters and Palmers Green.

Close to the Lee Valley Park, Enfield offers a natural contrast to the more urban suburbs of London. Rye Meads Nature Reserve is another spot where local residents can enjoy a bit of green scenery.

For parents moving into the area, there are also a great deal of educational options available. The most significant being the Latymer School, which attained the highest grades in the borough at both GCSE and A-level. St Ignatius’ College and Enfield Grammar School have both become top performers in these areas also.

There are a number of recreational facilities in the Enfield area. Multiple theatres are located throughout the borough, as well as a modern Cineworld multiplex located around the A10 road.

Keeping active is not a problem in Enfield, with plenty of places to play football, cricket and tennis situated throughout the suburb.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801827563-ADNFCR

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