About Statons Estate Agents in Barnet
For over 25 years our estate agents have been working in the area. This in-depth knowledge of the local market and the communities that we serve is unequalled. Each member of our team is handpicked for their expertise, dedication and desire to uphold the Statons service ethos. Although we have several branches, including Totteridge, Hadley Wood, Radlett, and Brookmans Park, we work cohesively to exceed the needs of each and every client. We continue to invest in technology, finding systems that enhance and improve our offering without taking away from the personal approach we’re known and respected for. To meet the needs of our clients we have a department devoted to New Homes and Land; we are the only agent to have such a department in the area.
Living in Barnet
Top schools, a strong community, green spaces
Just a short train ride from King’s Cross Station, on the edge of the Hertfordshire countryside you will find Barnet. Its leafy semi-rural feel and transport links continue to make it popular with commuters.
Transport and education in Barnet
Located 10 miles north of central London the area is served by the Northern Line from High Barnet. It also has frequent reliable bus services and New Barnet Overground station provides links to Finsbury Park, Moorgate, and King’s Cross. Access to all London airports is easy due to the M25 and A1M being within a short drive.
Barnet is renowned for its schools, such as Queen Elizabeth’s School for boys, which is consistently rated as one of the top grammar schools in England. Other schools to note are Foulds, Comer Road, Christchurch, Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School and Susie Earnshaw Theatre School.
Discover Barnet’s heritage and landscape
There are many historical buildings within Barnet including the ‘Blue Plaque’ houses of Monken Hadley, Tudor Hall, Barnet Museum, and The Physic Well. An obelisk marks the location of the Battle of Barnet in 1471, a key moment in the War of the Roses that took place in the conservation area of Hadley Highstone.
There are a number of green spaces and parks popular with dog walkers. The Pymmes Brook Trail and the Dollis Valley Greenwalk provide 10 mile walks for the more adventurous. The organization Barnet Walks is ‘where history meets the modern day’; you can take part in a selection of historical walks, which are a great way to learn about the area’s heritage as well as its landscape.
The lifestyle in Barnet
In the heart of High Barnet is the recently renovated Spires Shopping Centre, offering big brand names such as Waitrose and H&M, as well as delicious places to dine including Carluccio’s.
For the sporting enthusiast there are a number of well-regarded golf courses including Old Fold Manor, Little Dyrhams and The Shires, the only Seve Ballesteros designed golf course in England. Its semi-rural location means you will find a number of equestrian facilities perfect for the keen horse rider. There are also two tennis clubs, the new Everyman Cinema, swimming pool, The Bull Theatre, and numerous gyms.
Where can you live in Barnet?
Barnet boasts a wide variety of property, from Georgian houses to Victorian cottages, from 1930s homes to contemporary new builds. The area has a strong community feel mainly due to generations of the same family still living here. Its accessibility, renowned schools, beautiful green spaces, together with the lifestyle it can offer you and your family make it the destination of choice for many.