You will experience a village lifestyle set amongst tree-lined streets, with independent stores and beautiful countryside in easy reach. It’s no wonder that this little oasis attracts families and those seeking a quieter way of life but who still need to be in the city.
Trent Park is immersed in the area’s history and still an important part of the community today. Once where royalty spent their summers, and the site of a camp for prisoners of war in World War II, it remains an area of natural beauty that allows you to revel within its grounds should you wish to walk along Lime Tree Avenue or enjoy one of the cycle routes. Make sure you keep an eye out for local wildlife, with over 30 different species of birds and roaming deer – we really are blessed to have such a place on our doorstep.
As soon as you arrive at Cockfosters tube station with its exquisite art deco features, the Grade II listed building gives you a glimpse of what this upmarket gem has to offer. Cockfosters boasts a wealth of choice when it comes to property, whether you’re looking for a Victorian cottage, Georgian home or a luxurious high-end apartment. On Gloucester Gardens you will find mock Tudor houses, and along Heddon Court Avenue a number of substantial family homes.
Renowned local builder, Sir Francis Walker, had a great reputation for his building in the local area. Heddon Court parade shops and flats were built by him and a large proportion of houses on Leys Gardens, Freston Gardens and Heddon Court Avenue were built by him too. Known for thick solid walls and good square footage!