New Homes in Barnet
No longer just a quiet suburb for families, Barnet now attracts a wave of young professional renters and homebuyers. Thanks to major regeneration schemes and stylish new housing developments, this up-and-coming area could be the ideal place to buy your next property.
In 2015, Barnet became the most populated borough in London with nearly 370,000 residents. In 2018 the total population of Barnet has been estimated at 394,400, this figure is set to climb by 6% from 2018 to 2030.
To serve this growing population, Barnet council is helping to create 27,000 new homes and up to 30,000 new jobs – the most in Zone 5 making the borough a great place to live and invest in a new home
Browse all the new homes available in and around the borough of Barnet using the development feed below.
Live the Barnet life
With competitive house prices, excellent transport links and plenty of inviting green spaces in and around the borough, buying a new home in Barnet could be exactly what you’re looking for. If you need a bit of a helping hand with securing your next home, don’t miss offers such as the London Help to Buy scheme, where you could secure a new home with only a 5% deposit and 55% mortgage.
Things to see and do in Barnet
There are lots of great ways to enjoy your free time in Barnet, including with a visit to the Royal Airforce Museum and Barnet Museum. Stretch your legs at Mill Hill Park and Sunny Hill Park, and take your kids to Finchley Lido Leisure Centre, ClownTown or Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf.
Natural beauty abounds thanks to places like Coldfall Wood and the 57-hectare Scratchwood Open Space, while you can go walking around Beech Hill Lake, Darland’s Lake and Brent Reservoir. Barnet is also bounded by wonderful natural spots at all four corners, with Hampstead Heath just the other side of the borough’s south east border. Trent Park is to the north east, Aldenham Country Park to the north west and Fryent Country Park to the south west.
If having good schools nearby is important then you’ll be pleased to know there are some excellent options in Barnet. Trent CofE Primary School in Cockfosters and Muswell Hill’s Coldfall Primary have both been classed as outstanding by Ofsted, likewise St Mary’s CofE and Monkfrith Primary in East Barnet.
When girls reach secondary age they can continue on to St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School in North Finchley, while it’s Queen Elizabeth’s School for the boys. Both of those schools are outstanding in Ofsted’s books, along with the mixed Compton School and the all-through Wren Academy.
Barnet transport links
The whole of Barnet is well covered by train and Tube stations, with the London Underground’s Northern line serving two routes through the area and stopping in places like East Finchley, Edgware Hendon, High Barnet and Mill Hill. As well as buses, the M1 motorway also passes through the north west of the borough if you have a car, while the M25 runs just to the north.
The Barnet property scene
Considered an affordable part of London compared to many other areas, Barnet is home to a number of property hotspots which contribute to the overall strength of the local market. The rising number of residents is also helping to drive prices up, so now is the time to snap up any new homes in Barnet you can find.You can do just that in the Mill Hill area, which offers everything from modern 2 bedroom apartments to spectacular 5 bed family homes along the Ridgeway, right on the edge of the Totteridge Valley. Whether this sounds perfect or you’d prefer to be steps from Mill Hill East Tube station on Bittacy Hill or in the Hendon area, don’t miss our Movemaker scheme for a stress-free moving experience.