The subject property is located on the north east side of Chase Side (A111) at its northern end, just north of Monkfrith Avenue and facing the agricultural grounds of Oak Hill Theological College. Situated in the northern part of Southgate close to Cockfosters and Southgate, the property is in a desirable part of this affluent North London suburb, only 7 miles north of Central London.
Cockfosters and Southgate provide a diverse range of shopping and leisure facilities. Occupiers include: Marks & Spencer, Bathstore, Asda, WH Smiths, Tesco Express, Sainsbury's Local, Boots, Costa Coffee, Harris & Hoole, Richer Sounds, Barclays, Woolwich, Natwest, Abbey, Nationwide, Bank of Cyprus, Pure Gym, Pizza Express, Prezzo, Wilton Patisseries, McDonalds, KFC and Greggs as well as many other established independant retailers, restaurants, bars & public houses. Bramley Road Sports Ground and the Chickenshed Theatre are within a short walking distance to the north.
The property has exceptional access to green open spaces, most notably Trent Park comprising 3.2 square kilometres of parkland which is circa 1.2 kilometres (0.75 miles) to the north-east of the property. The park features a 'Go Ape!' forest adventure activity centre, hockey club, public golf course and equestrian centre and forms part of the Metropolitan Green Belt.
Communications are excellent.
Junction 24 of the M25 is approximately 4 miles to the north and the A406 North Circular Road is approximately 2.4 kilometres (1.5 miles) to the south.
Cockfosters, Oakwood and Southgate London Underground Stations (Piccadilly Line) are all within a 1.37 kilometres (0.85 mile) radius of the subject property providing easy access into Central London, with a travel time of approximately 25 minutes.
The property comprises a five bedroom detached residential dwelling with a gross internal area of 219.81 sq m (2,366 sq ft), plus the rear conservatory and garage. The existing house requires modernisation and refurbishment throughout.
The house occupies a site of 0.22 acres with a 16m frontage to Chase Side. Planning permission was granted in November 2016 (Reference 16/04444/FUL) for a five flat redevelopment scheme, comprising 2 x 3 bedroom flats and 3 x 2 bedroom flats, each with car parking spaces and a garden / terrace.
There may be potential to add value by reconfiguring the scheme within the planning permitted envelope, or by creating an entirely new design.
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