Second Phase launches at Buxmead – Hampstead’s Most Exclusive Development
The most exclusive and exciting development to ever launch in North London has unveiled its second phase this month. Award-winning Buxmead, by leading boutique developer Harrison Varma, has set a new benchmark in the area with its class of living and amenities, raising buyers’ expectations seeking luxury living.
This spectacular development, which has become Hampstead’s most desirable new address, is now 80% sold in Phase One. Buxmead features 20 notable apartments including six duplexes, three penthouses and 11 apartments across a choice of new build and converted period buildings, set within 2.5 acres of private, gated, landscaped grounds, on one of London’s most elite roads – The Bishops Avenue. No expense has been spared by the developers, who have combined lavish living with unparalleled facilities, so residents really can live in the lap of luxury.
Trevor Abrahamsohn Glentree Estates comments: “This ground breaking development really has set the bar for next level luxury living – we have seen nothing like it since One Hyde Park. It offers a very unique opportunity to live in the most exclusive development, in The Bishops Avenue one of the most exclusive and cherished addresses.”
Stephen Lindsay at Savills adds: “Buxmead has put Hampstead back on the International map buyers have been drawn to its prime location and proximity to excellent schools and the level of amenities which overshadow some of London’s finest hotels.”
Mark Pollack at Aston Chase also comments: “This pioneering development has helped propel The Bishops Avenue back to its heyday status. The exceptional specification, leisure facilities and services on offer at Buxmead will appeal to wealthy individuals seeking a home which offers the epitome of luxury, whether they are families seeking a lateral apartment or someone looking for a turn-key residence which they can lock up and leave.”
Buxmead has been created for the most discerning of clients. Introducing a complete lifestyle service not seen before in a residential development, it encapsulates the finest hotel so residents can enjoy an effortless lifestyle. Buxmead features a round the clock ‘white glove’ concierge service that takes care of everything from laundry and post to booking restaurants, to catering and managing events to even changing light bulbs – nothing is too much for residents. For work the business centre features private offices, a lounge, a boardroom for larger meetings with the fastest WIFI and even secretarial services.
For relaxation and fun leisure facilities include the first 25m indoor swimming pool to feature in a development in North London, spa with Jacuzzi, steam, sauna, Tecnogym, beauty salon, residents lounge and bar with piano, 18 seat professional cinema room Poltrona Frau Leather sofas screening the latest movies, games room complete with Playstation, table-football, table-tennis and pool, private dining room for 18 guests and even a reception space for events up to 100 guests.
Anil Varma, Managing director at Harrison Varma comments: “We are delighted to be launching the second and final phase of Buxmead. We are extremely proud of the homes and class of amenities we have created here. Our reputation of creating legacy homes is at the core of everything we do and Buxmead is our most impressive to date. We have blended striking design with specialist craftsmanship and artisan trades to create a very special collection of timeless homes that combine our lifestyle concept – resulting in what we believe is the next level in luxury apartment living.”
The landscaped gardens feature mature woodland and plants that bloom all year round. A curved pathway leads to the bespoke water feature crafted by David Harber, and a Summer Pavilion provides dining al fresco in the warmer months. Externally architecture for the new build apartments features herring bone brick pattern and Jura Stone, with homes benefiting from floor to ceiling Schucco sliding windows and Juliette balconies.
Internally each apartment is unique, benefiting from the highest specification throughout and Harrison Varma’s interior designer service. Bespoke fixtures and fittings have been handpicked so everything feels exclusive, from custom-built floors to luxurious wall coverings, stunning bespoke kitchens and gorgeous bathrooms– only the finest design, materials and craftsmanship has been selected. Homes range in size from 3,000 sq ft to 10,000 sq ft, with smart technology so everything from light to sounds can be controlled with the touch of a button.
The development has top class security, with alarms to each apartment, CCTV throughout and staff present day and night. Car lifts large enough for a Hummer transport vehicles to the basement car park where residents have private garages or allocated spaces plus plenty of spaces for visitors and storage rooms.
Duplexes feature their very own express lift taking residents directly from the private garage to apartments. To add to the uniqueness of Buxmead, Harrison Varma collaborated with celebrated perfumer, Alexandra Soveral to create a signature scent for the development. The key note is fir balsam, a woody scent which was inspired by the tranquil, woodland setting of Buxmead.
Buxmead is situated on one of London’s most sought-after addresses The Bishops Avenue, which attracts buyers from around the world drawn to its prime location – equidistant to two of North London’s most exclusive and chic urban villages Hampstead and Highgate. Loved by their residents these popular and famous villages both have their own charm and character with a wide selection of shops, boutiques, restaurants and gastropubs, as well as being within 10 miles of 20 of the top 100 private schools in the country. Surrounded by nature, the development is within walking distance to the beauty of Kenwood House and Hampstead Heath and its 800 acres of parkland and both Highgate and Hampstead Golf Clubs.
Highgate Tube Station (Northern Line) is just a five minute drive away, providing direct access into The West End in 30 minutes. By road Buxmead is close to both the A1 and the M1, providing motorway links to the rest of the country. Internationally Kings Cross St Pancras (Eurostar) is 20 minutes away, while Heathrow is just an hour away. Prices start from £6.9m for a three-bedroom apartment up to £15m for the last remaining penthouse.