Offering modern living in a period setting, this light and airy first-floor one-bed maisonette in N22 has character and style in abundance.
Westbeech Road, Noel Park, 1 Bed. Maisonette
Set on the first floor of a handsome Victorian semi-detached building, this light-filled one-bedroom apartment flat has been extensively updated by the current owners, creating a cosy and contemporary living space. The building is shared with just one lovely neighbour.
With three original fireplaces in the property, period features, Kite wood flooring, fitted wardrobes, and a gorgeous bathroom with marble flooring (plus underfloor heating for cold toes), the property has everything you need for modern home comforts. There’s a work-from-home area in the living room, and the benefit of enough space for a table comfortably seating eight in the sleek kitchen; perfect for entertaining.
Westbeech Road forms part of the Noel Park estate, one of the earliest garden suburbs. A quiet street, it’s just a minute’s amble to Turnpike Lane and the wonderful Green Lanes, with multiple cafes, restaurants, and world-food shops. Not far from Crouch End, Alexandra Palace, several small parks, and walks along the New River canal, the area also offers excellent transport links directly into central London.
POINTS TO CONSIDER
Energy Performance Certificate:
The EPC gives a current Energy Efficiency Rating: C.
In the London Borough of Haringey, the flat falls into Council Tax Band C (£1,120 in 2021/22).
One of only two flats in the building, the property has 104 years left on the lease.
Ground rent is £10 and a service charge £340 per annum.
The monthly utility costs currently run at gas £30, electricity £30 and water £28, other £29
The current owners have lived in the property for five years. In 2018 the roof was entirely recovered and re-insulated, with new gutters, exterior paintwork, bricks mended, and chimney repointed. In 2021 the owners installed Nest Thermostat heating, Kite wood flooring, a new radiator, and a new handmade fitted wardrobe in the bedroom. Previous owners had fitted in a new kitchen, and replaced all windows in 2014 (with consent) with elegant and modern double-glazed models.
Please note that the apartment has sole access to a large loft space which offers the potential for further rooms – they are already useable spaces with access via a pull-down ladder. Though currently demised to the council, there’s an option of purchasing the loft space in the future.
The garden (shown in the images) is not demised to the flat but is happily shared with the neighbour.
THE OWNER SAYS
We fell in love at first sight with this stunning maisonette, both inside and out. From the private entrance surrounded by jasmine to the bright light going through the flat all day long, we felt at home instantly. Year by year, we’ve tried to improve each room, adding cosiness and modernity, without compromising the period features.
As busy executives, the location from both Soho and Old Street is a blessing for us, while being on such a quiet street. The surrounding excellent restaurants from Green Lanes, Crouch End and great coffee shops such as Bean + Brew and the Middle Lane Market (without forgetting the amazing Prince N22) at the heart of a fast-evolving neighbourhood have made us incredibly happy.
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