With the festive season and all its indulgencies now behind us, most of us are feeling sluggish, ready for a detox. If you are looking for a new home, why not boost your wellbeing by choosing a healthy one with onsite amenities and close to green space.  Situated in Hampstead, which has the cleanest air in London; Buxmead features the largest swimming pool in a development in this part of the capital, private residents’ gym and spa, and is moments from Hampstead Heath.

Built by leading boutique developer Harrison Varma, award-winning Buxmead has already established itself as the area’s most desirable new address. Situated on one of London most elite roads The Bishops Avenue, Buxmead features 20 apartments including six duplexes, three penthouses and 11 apartments, set within 2.5 acres of private, gated, landscaped grounds, offering an unparalleled standard of living and facilities.

Close to the capital, the chic villages of Hampstead and Highgate and the nature of the heath, Buxmead offers the perfect balance between city living and healthy living. Harrison Varma partnered leading local gym All About You in Highgate to help design the layout of the Technogym and staff are on call for personal training sessions and nutritional advice. The spa features a Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, with some apartments benefiting from private steam rooms. The development also has a massage room which also doubles up for doctor appointments and physiotherapy sessions.  

Joint Agent Trevor Abrahamsohn Glentree Estates comments: “In this busy world our health and wellbeing has become so important. We all benefit from regular exercise and fresh air. Buxmead offers the best of both worlds for those seeking a London base yet wanting to be close to nature with unparalleled onsite amenities.”
Mark Pollack at Aston Chase continues: “Hampstead is a popular part of the capital people are drawn here due to its charm and green space. Hampstead Heath is known as ‘the lungs of London’ and enjoys the cleanest air in the capital. With its 800 acres of parkland, and three ponds which are popular for swimming, it’s enjoyed all year round and easy to forget you are a few stops from the centre of London.”

Stephen Lindsay at Savills adds: “At 16,000 sq ft Buxmead has the most impressive facilities for any development or even hotel in this part of London. This development is high end luxury at its very best and ideal for those wanting both fitness and nature on their doorstep.” 

Introducing a complete lifestyle service not seen before in a residential development before, Buxmead encapsulates the finest hotel so residents can enjoy an effortless lifestyle. Amenities include a round the clock ‘white glove’ concierge service, business centre, a 25m indoor swimming pool, spa, Tecnogym, beauty salon, residents lounge, 18 seat professional cinema, games room , private dining room for 18 guests and even a reception space for events up to 100+ guests. The development has top class security (ex El Al and the Israeli Embassy). The car lifts are large enough for a Hummer. Residents have private garages with plenty of spaces for visitors and storage rooms.

Internally each apartment is unique, benefiting from the highest specification throughout.  Bespoke fixtures and fittings have been handpicked so everything feels exclusive. 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 from an iPad.

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 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 gastro pubs, as well as being within 10 miles of 20 of the top 100 private schools in the country. As well as being close to Kenwood House and Hampstead Heath, Highgate and Hampstead Golf Clubs are on the doorstep, while horse-riding and tennis courts are within easy reach.

Three different tube stations are just a five-minute drive away and driving to the West End can be done in 20 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. For further information please visit www.buxmead.co.uk / www.harrisonvarma.co.uk or phone 0208 8883 6600.