Access to three tubes on the northern line within walking distance, a massively well connected bus station both for north and south commuting, a multicultural environment, meaning plenty of shisha, restaurants and cafes, safely policed streets and accessible shops such as River Island, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s make North Finchley an attractive area to live for many.
There is access to the A406 within 1 mile, allowing driving out of London to be quick and easy and from home to Islington by bus or car in 15 minutes.
North Finchley is a vibrant area with several excellent attractions, including Artsdepot, a multi-purpose community centre with theatres, dance and drama studios, a gallery and a cafe. Great North Leisure Park, located just off the North Circular, includes a Vue multiplex cinema, a Hollywood Bowl and a range of family restaurants. Additionally, there are a variety of good shops, such as Tiger, independent boutiques, Waterstone’s, Aldi and Waitrose.
In and around Tally Ho Square, busy cafes and restaurants serve food from all over the world. North Finchley is becoming an increasingly popular location with professionals and families seeking a more suburban location with quick access to the capital.
The area has many high-performing schools, including Saint Michael’s Catholic Grammar School and the Wren Academy, and there’s also a range of good nurseries,
Friary Park is an excellent public park to take the children to on the weekend – a large and beautiful green space with plenty of child-friendly attractions including a playground, a skateboard park and a café.
Finchley’s Fun Fact - Once known as Colney Hatch Asylum and housing 3,500 patients, Princess Park Manor is now a sought-after residential development home to a number of celebrities.