A superb four-bedroom Victorian terrace home on the Harringay Ladder. This spacious and beautifully refurbished gem lies moments from lively Green Lanes, Finsbury Park and direct transport links to Central London.

Effingham Road, Harringay Ladder, 4 Bed. House

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THE OWNER SAYS

We absolutely adore this home, the vibrant neighbourhood and local community and have had some wonderful, happy years living here with our young family. We have no doubt that our home’s beautiful Victorian features, particularly the enormously high ceilings and huge windows, will be greatly enjoyed.

There is more built-in storage than we ever figured out what to do with, and the spacious family-sized bathroom with adjoining utility room will be hard to replace. The south-facing garden is a sun-trap, ideal for long summer days and requires very little maintenance. Our neighbours are perfect, with lovely friendly couples on both sides, who are always keen to lend a helping hand or just have a chat. We will greatly miss living here!

POINTS TO CONSIDER

Energy Performance Certificate:

The EPC gives a current Energy Efficiency Rating: D.

Council Tax:

In the Borough of Harringay, the house falls into Council Tax Band D (£1,804.70 in 2021/2022).

Recent work:

The current owners have fully redecorated with new flooring and paint, light/power switches, doorknobs and radiators. Installed two new bathrooms and built a utility room.

Utilities:

Currently monthly utility costs run at gas £50, electricity £65 and water £15.

BRICKWORKS SAYS

Blessed with gorgeous Victorian touches, this home set over three levels has been elegantly restored to champion its original character. The smart and boldly decorated double reception room with a working fireplace is crowned by soaring ceilings and oodles of light from its front bay window. To the back, the fresh and contemporary kitchen-diner opens out directly onto a south-facing garden with sun-soaked terrace.

Upstairs, light continues to spill through the three windows in the main bedroom. There is also ample closet space with inbuilt cabinetry along one side. On the same floor, a stylish shower room is sandwiched between two further bedrooms, while the second floor’s luxurious bathroom is replete with a soaking tub, twin sinks, and utility room. This uppermost floor is home to the fourth bedroom and bundles of storage in the eaves and wardrobe, making it ideal for guests or parents looking for a little distance between them and the brood.

West of Crouch End village and Alexandra Palace Park, Effingham Road is a short stroll from Turnpike Lane Station (Piccadilly Line) and Hornsey Station, with trains running directly to St Pancras. Bustling Green Lanes is at the end of the road and offers an array of shops and eateries, including the Salisbury Hotel on the corner of St Anne’s. A little further afield, a quick bike ride down the New River Canal will take you into Islington, while the Parkland Walk, picked up at Finsbury Park, gets you to Alexandra Place via Crouch End, Highgate and Muswell Hill.

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3 The Salisbury

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