Buying Houses For Sale in Harrow: An Area Guide
The London suburb of Harrow is a popular property hotspot, fashionable with families and first time buyers alike.
Harrow is a welcoming, culturally rich area steeped in history, which benefits from excellent transport links to to central London whilst retaining a leafy suburban feel with its winding high street, picturesque cottages and period architecture. Well presented new apartments and generously-sized houses for sale serve as attractive options to first time buyers and families.
Residents can make use of two shopping centres as well as shops situated along Station Road and College Road offering a fantastic choice of leading stores, restaurants, and a local fruit and vegetable market from Monday to Saturday. Complementing this wealth of leading chains, independent retailers, cafes and Victorian pubs, is an abundance of attractive open spaces. In fact, approximately 20% of Harrow is parkland, securing its place as one of the capital's greenest corners.
Harrow: Need to Know
Two of the main pulls for those looking for property for sale in Harrow are the excellent schools and transport links, making it a great place to lay down roots. Harrow is home to a University of Westminster campus, as well as the prestigious Harrow School, situated at the heart of this urban village.
Primary schools include Earlsmead, Elmgrove and Kelmore Park. Secondary schools include Harrow High, Rooks Heath College and Whitmore High. Independents schools include prep schools such as Alpha Prep and Quainton Hall, while St Helen's in Northwood, Northwood College and Merchant Taylors are top private schools.
The London suburb is famously home to Harrow School, one of the world's most famous and leading boarding school boasting such former students as Winston Churchill and more contemporary alumni as actor Benedict Cumberbatch and writer-director Richard Curtis were pupils.
Great City links
Harrow is 13 miles north-west of central London, with Stanmore to the north, Hendon to the east, Wembley to the south and Ruislip to the west.
Situated high on a hilltop, the quaint Harrow on the Hill seems a world away from the hive of activity of the rest of Harrow. Also situation on the the Metropolitan line, Harrow on the Hill is only a 15-minute tube journey to Marylebone. North Harrow, West Harrow and Rayners Lane are also on the Metropolitan line. Harrow & Wealdstone is on the London Overground, whilst Harrow's regional bus terminus offers further transport options.
Properties for Sale in Harrow
With many roads of thirties detached and semi-detached houses, terraces, a handsome Georgain conservation area, listed buildings, as well Victorian and Edwardian houses in the South Hill Avenue and Mount Park Estate conservation areas, Harrow is populated by a diverse array of properties. Regeneration projects around the area offering thousands of new houses for sale in Harrow, attracting young first time buyers and couples.
Echo One by Origin
Origin are proud to present a quality collection of one and two bedroom apartments available for shared ownership in a new development on Northolt Road.
For those searching for properties for sale in Harrow, ECHO1 offers a rare opportunity to part buy part rent stunning contemporary one or two bedroom apartments in one of London's most exciting, up-and-coming areas.
Of the 119 new homes in the heart of South Harrow, 29 have been allocated specifically as shared ownership homes for sale. With shares starting from just 25%, this development is ideal for families and first time buyers searching for affordable first homes through shared ownership in Harrow.
The apartments are contained within a stylish, contemporary seven and eight-storey building featuring a walk-out balcony with glass balustrade. The result are light area indoor spaces with the added benefit of private outside space. All homes feature modern interiors plus generously sized, private balconies. The landmark development is set around a beautiful communal south-west facing garden.
Echo 1 Transport links:
> South Harrow Station (1 min walk)
> Harrow on the Hill (20 min walk)
> Picadilly Circus (41 min train)