Located in the London Borough of Enfield, Oakwood is a pretty little residential town within easy reach of the capital, and the latest location for a proposed new McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living development. The proposed complex overlooks Oakwood's lovely green Trent Country Park, a beautiful spot for walks, picnics and visiting.
The stylish apartments by award-winning builder McCarthy & Stone will go well above and beyond standard homes. All one- and two-bedroom apartments will not only be decorated in an elegant contemporary style, but also feature state-of-the-art security for added peace of mind ' 24-hour emergency call systems, intruder alarms and a camera entry system compatible with standard TVs. The Retirement Living development itself will also have a private car park, lift access to all floors and a mobility scooter charging room. Homeowners will be invited to make use of the exclusive club lounge with its outdoor patio and complimentary Wi-Fi, with visitors more than welcome to stay over in the dedicated guest suite.
The proposed development is conveniently close to the Oakwood underground station on the Piccadilly Line, which takes you to London King's Cross in less than 30 minutes. This tube line also runs to other popular stops such as Finsbury Park, Covent Garden, Leicester Square, Hyde Park, Hammersmith, Acton Town and Heathrow Airport (1.5 hours away), and of course connects to the entire Transport for London network.
Key dates for your diary
Construction start date, sales release and first occupation are still to be confirmed and are subject to planning permission.
If you'd like to be close to London, but still far enough away to get a touch of that country air, Oakwood is the perfect place. There are several green spaces around the neighbouring areas, including Oakwood Park, Enfield Golf Club, Oak Hill Park and the famous Trent Country Park. Trent Park is home to an historic English country house and its surrounding 320 hectares of grounds, as well as a lake, sports fields, a conservation area and many pleasant walks.
There are several shops and amenities located around the train station, including a pharmacy, medical centre, dental surgery, Tesco supermarket, bakery and newsagent ' all within 0.2 miles from the McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living development. For more shopping, Cockfosters High Street is well under a mile away, where you can find a Sainsbury's, post office, library, banks, butcher and several independent clothing boutiques.
From Oakwood, it's easy to take the train direct to central London, and the town itself is well connected by road routes and the national motorway network. Local buses also run regular services from Oakwood to Enfield Town, just a short 15-minute ride away.
See for yourself
If you would like to investigate the quality and atmosphere of a McCarthy & Stone development, visit our closest site to this development, which is Heritage Place in Ickenham.