This two-bedroom flat with beautiful back garden merges bold design with period details to create a truly one-of-a-kind space in family-friendly Palmers Green.

Grovelands Road, Palmers Green, 2 bedroom Flat

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BRICKWORKS SAYS

Every room of this home has a distinct personality, yet the flow is consistent and serene, punctuated here and there by remarkably preserved period features. Jewel-like stained glass, stately fireplaces and elegant sash windows set off a colour palette that subtly shifts as you move around.

There’s something to take from each part: the statement wallpaper from the bay-fronted living room, the pop of contrasting colours in the shower room, or the oh-so-pretty (and practical) bed surround in the spare room. Each carefully considered detail is a testament to the cohesiveness of the whole, making this a warm, welcoming sanctuary in an equally friendly corner of north London.

Like many of the best neighbourhoods, Palmers Green feels like a village within a city. Green Lanes—with its high-street conveniences, pubs, cafes and some of London’s finest Greek and Turkish restaurants—is what links everything together, but the calming, green spaces of Broomfield and Grovelands Parks are never far away. There’s mainline rail service from nearby Palmers Green station, putting the City and Liverpool Street about 40 minutes away, and easily connects you to the Victoria and Piccadilly lines if you want to catch the tube.

THE OWNER SAYS

We fell in love with this house from our first viewing—especially with the French doors leading out the master bedroom to the gorgeous big garden. The house is full of quirks, it is a fun property to live in, and we have enjoyed putting our own stamp on it too.

There are a plethora of brunch spots and places for dinner in Palmers Green and the neighbouring Winchmore Hill and Southgate. We love Starfish, at the bottom of the road; it never fails to impress! There is a fantastic choice of woodlands and parks nearby for running, walking, and entertaining kids. We feel so lucky to have started our family in such a beautiful part of London, and we hope the new owners love it as much as we have.

POINTS TO CONSIDER

Energy Performance Certificate:

The EPC gives a current Energy Efficiency Rating: D.

Council Tax:

In the Borough of Enfield, the property falls into Council Tax Band D (£1,795.47).

Tenure:

One of only two in the building, the flat has a share of freehold with 996 years remaining on the lease.

Service charge:

There is no ground rent or service charge.

Recent work:

Over the last three years, the current owners have redecorated throughout, fitted a new kitchen and bathroom, installed an alarm system, rewired the electrics, installed shutters and built the studio/summer house.

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1 Nissi

Featuring classic Greek cuisine with a contemporary spin, Nissi is a long-time neighbourhood favourite. Highlights are the fresh seafood, chargrilled meat and small mezze plates. But it’s the friendly service that really sets Nissi apart, making it a welcoming place for a workday lunch or date-night dinner.

2 Starfish Loves Coffee

With arguably the best brunch in north London, this smart Aussie-inspired joint has prosecco on tap, an in-house art gallery and DJ nights every Friday.

3 Rag & Bone Bros

If you want to personalise your new home with one-off pieces, look no further than this quirky shop. Specialising in “Curiosities & Oddities,” with an emphasis on Cold War-era propaganda art, mid-century lighting and beautiful Otto Keramik ceramics, Rag & Bone Bros is a real find full of real finds.

4 The Dog & Duck

“A traditional English pub with Irish 'craic',” this cosy local has all the classics: fortnightly pub quizzes, plenty of sports, real ale, monthly live music and a bijou beer garden, perfect for long summer nights under the wisteria.

5 Bikes for Good Causes

Upgrade your ride, get a tune-up or just hang out in the cafe—all while helping the local community. Bikes for Good Causes works with my AFK (formerly Action For Kids Charitable Trust) to support young people with learning disabilities, providing valuable work experience opportunities—and a damn good cup of Drury coffee.