The property is situated in Finchley Central, a popular North London suburb with famous historic residents such as Charles Darwin and Spike Milligan. Close to central London yet on the edge of open countryside and woodland, it is both a hotspot for mainstay residents as well as young professionals and families.
The popular leisure attractions of Alexandra Palace, Kenwood House and Hampstead Heath are also nearby, providing vast expanses of open green space, complemented by a number of surrounding attractions.
Designed by five times Open winner James Braid, Finchley Golf Club is located minutes from the property, with no fewer than seven other golf clubs within a 15-minute drive. Further leisure facilities include Finchley Manor Tennis club, conveniently positioned at the rear of the property, while David Lloyd offers indoor tennis courts and an extensive selection of gym, fitness and swimming facilities. For rugby fans out there, Allianz Park has been home to Saracens Rugby club since 2012, providing top level domestic and European club fixtures on a regular basis, just minutes from The Halley.
There are a variety of speciality food stores nearby, including Graham’s Organic & Free Range butchers, which has been part of the community since 1939, along with the longstanding Scott & Sons Fishmongers. Furthermore, a diverse and widespread selection of independent cafés, restaurants and gastropubs are available to meet a range of eclectic tastes. The Orange Tree in Totteridge Village blends rural charm with modern flair in a unique country setting. Dine at the Ishtah Restaurant and Bar serving classic Turkish cuisine with a modern twist. Or drink a Flat White at Totally Espresso in Finchley. The options are plentiful allowing one to dine, drink and socialise day or night.
Finchley and its surrounds have a surprisingly diverse array of cultural venues. In East Finchley, the fully independent Phoenix Cinema, one of the oldest running cinemas in London since 1910, showcases alternative and foreign language films as well as more traditional theatre performances and cinema screenings. It is also a registered charity with patrons including Judi Dench and Benedict Cumberbatch. Artsdepot is an award- winning arts centre which houses a 395-seat theatre, a smaller studio theatre, gallery, café and bar while St Stephens House and Gardens is located moments away from the property and is steeped in history.