A fresh, modern approach has transformed this charming two-bedroom Arts & Crafts cottage into a stylish family home.

Awlfield Avenue, Tottenham, 2 Bed. House



Our house and the area have been a great place to live for the past five years, where we've created many great memories for our growing family. We've loved caring for the house and adding to its warmth and charm. When we originally moved in, it was just the two of us, and we're now sharing it with our two young sons, so we have enjoyed experiencing the property both as a couple and as a young family.

We've found the neighbourhood to be full of friendly faces. With its local parks and close proximity to both the London Overground and the Piccadilly line, it's been a great spot to position ourselves and still enjoy the best that East and Central London has to offer.


Thoughtfully reworked by the current owners, this charming property on a quiet tree-lined street has been reimagined as a fresh and functional house, full of clever storage and stylish touches.

Neutral walls throughout help create a bright, fresh feel while surprise flashes of colour spark little moments of joy as you move around the space. Sage green units fill one side of the kitchen and there’s plenty of room for a dining table on the other. Bespoke storage under the stairs has been so beautifully realised that it almost feels like an extra room, while the bathroom opposite feels cool and contemporary with stacked metro tiles and pops of pink. The east-facing garden features a large decked area (complete with a clever hidden sandpit), providing the perfect spot for a morning coffee in the sunshine.

Known for its collection of gorgeous Arts & Crafts cottages and nestled between two popular parks, the Tower Gardens Estate is fast becoming a go-to part of Tottenham for young creatives. It’s easy to get around too, with several buses on your doorstep and the London Overground and Piccadilly line accessible by foot.


Energy Performance Certificate:

The EPC gives a current energy efficiency rating: C.

Council Tax:

Part of the borough of Haringey, the property falls into Council Tax Band C (£1,770 in 2022/23).


None of the houses in the Tower Gardens Estate are able to be converted/split into flats. For this reason, each house has one owner or tenant. There also seems to be a very low turnover of residents on the street; all of the surrounding neighbours have been around since before the couple moved in five years ago.


Current monthly costs are approx. Gas & Electricity combined, £140, Water £20.

Recent work:

The front windows have been fixed and painted and the rear windows and doors were replaced. Downstairs has been completely repainted and the garden was renovated, including panelled fencing, a new deck, cladding on the rear extension and landscaping of the garden. Nothing is planned, but the couple had architectural plans prepared for a loft conversation which has been granted planning permission by Haringey Council should a new owner wish to complete the works.

Getting around:

Awlfield Avenue is positioned between Bruce Castle Park with its imposing castle of the same name, church and cemetery, and Lordship Rec; a popular green space with a community cafe, playground and duck pond. Transport-wise, it’s equidistant between Bruce Grove and White Hart Lane Overground lines into Liverpool Street and the Piccadilly Line at Turnpike Lane is a mile away.

Anything else:

The Tower Gardens Estate was built between 1904 and 1911 to the radical ideals of Architect W. E. Riley. One of the new 'Garden Suburbs', whose creation was backed by wealthy social reformers of the day, in cooperation between architects and craftsmen, and gave the architectural style its name: the Arts and Crafts Movement.

The 954 homes in Tower Gardens made it the most significant development undertaken by the London County Council (LCC) at the time. An example of progressive Edwardian architecture, rare within the largely Victorian historic fabric of London. Tower Gardens was given Conservation Area status due to its unique architectural approach and the quality of construction of its properties.

Credit to www.towergardens.org.uk for inspiration.


While we endeavour to provide accurate photographs, floor plans, and descriptions, these should be intended as a guide. Total floor plan measurements are sometimes rounded for ease, and distances are approximated. Purchasers should always satisfy themselves through personal inspection.

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