Located in north-west London, the suburban area of Edgware is an attractive option for both buyers and renters. Edgware appeals to families and commuters, with its excellent transport connections, comprehensive amenities and wealth of green space, close to both Central London and the Hertfordshire countryside. Verified Edgware have been reviewing its new build developments on HomeViews. Continue reading to discover the highest rated new build homes in Edgware.
Where is Edgware?
Edgware sits in a convenient and popular position in the north-west of London. Straddling TfL zones 4 and 5, the area counts Wembley, Brent Cross and Harrow among its neighbours. The centre of Edgware lies equidistant between Central London and the M25. It offers easy access to central areas and the City by road, rail and the London Underground.
Living in Edgware
Suburban Edgware is almost within touching distance of Central London, but with the benefits of life in the suburbs. It offers good transport connections and a relaxed pace of life that can be an attractive alternative to some of the bustling neighbourhoods nearby. The area attracts plenty of families, thanks to its affordable properties and choice of schools. There are numerous renowned independent schools in the area, as well as several outstanding-rated state schools.
Places like Edgware can offer wider, more open residential streets and a greater selection of detached and semi-detached housing than their more central alternatives. Additionally, a growing number of developers are choosing Edgware for new build developments. The pace of life might be slightly slower in Edgware, but the area still offers all the day-to-day facilities you could wish for. The centre of Edgware has a thriving high street, with further shopping at Burnt Oak, Colindale, Mill Hill and Kingsbury.
While connections to central areas are excellent, Edgware also benefits from easy access to open green space and parks. Edgwarebury Park and Scratchwood Open Space provide sprawling parkland to explore. Meanwhile, a little to the north, Elstree offers further rolling parkland and golf at The Hertsmere. What’s more, the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside is within easy reach via the M1 and A1.
Transport in Edgware
Edgware is situated between TfL zones 4 and 5, but with excellent links to Central London. Colindale, Burnt Oak and Edgware Underground stations occupy the last three stops of the Edgware branch of the Northern Line. To the west of the area, Canons Park and Queensbury stations provide Jubilee Line services. Mill Hill Broadway provides Thameslink mainline services, which connect to London St. Pancras International and stations in the City. By road, the M1 passes through Edgware, creating an easy escape route to the countryside. The A406 north circular is also within easy reach.
Edgware property prices
According to Zoopla, Edgware’s average property price was £553,000 in the 12 months to May 2022. This is £175,000 cheaper than the London average of £728,000. Edgware’s sales figures include a higher proportion of semi-detached and detached houses than many other parts of London, where apartments are more commonplace. This, along with the growing number of new build developments in Edgware, highlights the area as a great value option compared to much of the capital.
Highest rated new build homes in Edgware
Edgware is an attractive option for families and professionals seeking a more peaceful, suburban life within easy reach of the City and Central London. With property prices significantly lower than many other parts of the capital, you can expect its popularity to grow and grow. Take a look at our rankings of the best new build homes in Edgware below. The list is based solely on the ratings given by verified reviewers on HomeViews.
*PLEASE NOTE these rankings take into account how many reviews a scheme has and how recently those reviews have been submitted, so may not match the overall star ratings shown. Buildings with a larger number of more recent reviews are given a greater weighting to reflect current building performance.
Top spot in Edgware is taken by Aura, a residential development from Weston Homes. The development offers a selection of 189 one, two and three-bedroom apartments and five-bedroom townhouses. The development is situated close to Edgware Station, with its Northern Line services into the City, while Aura is also surrounded by various local amenities.
In second, Evolution is a Barratt London residential Development comprising a selection of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and three and four-bed houses on the edge of Stanmore and Edgware. The development is conveniently located for commuters, with Central London just a short tube journey via Stanmore Underground Station’s Jubilee Line.
In third place is The Edge, a development from Taylor Wimpey comprising a selection of 248 residential units, including 43 four-bedroom houses and 205 one, two and three-bedroom flats. In terms of transport, Burnt Oak Station is within walking distance, offering the Northern Line service into the City, while there are also plenty of bus services serving the local area.
3.86 (36 reviews)
3.86 (36 reviews)
Fourth place in Edgware is taken by Middlesex House, a new rental-only development on the outskirts of Edgware town centre, from Sheen Lane Developments. The development mainly comprises studio flats, alongside a few one and two-bedroom apartments.
Does Edgware tick all of your boxes for somewhere to live in the capital? Learn more about life in Edgware by clicking through to our dedicated guide below. From there, you can also find more information on the best new build developments to buy and rent in the area.
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