The Bishops Avenue in Hampstead, one of London’s most elite roads, is bucking the trend of the stalling prime London property. It’s most exclusive development Buxmead, is, proving that even in challenging times a very special product will always be in demand. Since the off-plan launching last summer, award-winning Buxmead, by leading boutique developer Harrison Varma, has sold 80% of its first phase properties, achieving record prices per sq ft. Later this month it will release Harrison Varma will release the final phase.

Buxmead has already established itself as the area’s most desirable new address, featuring 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.

Trevor Abrahamsohn Glentree Estates comments; “The Bishops Avenue remains in demand and is one of the most exclusive addresses in London, despite market conditions. It has achieved £250m in sales in the last 12 months from Sept to Sept, £54m of this being at Buxmead and three sales of houses at £30m circa.  Sales have been a mixture of houses and apartments, mostly to international buyers from Asia, Russia, USA, Iran, and Azerbaijan buying for a primary home. The lower pound is driving sales and people are aware that this is the best time to buy as prices are up to 20% lower than in 2014.” 

Stephen Lindsay at Savills adds: “Buxmead is high end luxury at its best, comparable to only One Hyde Park. Its represents good value as buyers get 16,000 sq ft of amenity space with so many facilities that visitor’s never even need to see residents homes. It supersedes anything I have ever seen in London and with this class of exceptional living there will always be demand, no matter how the market is faring.”

Mark Pollack at Aston Chase also comments: “This is a perfect example of how exclusiveness and quality can prevail in a slower market. This pioneering development has been responsible for a fifth of the total sales at The Bishops Avenue in the last year and made it once again a notable global address.”

Buxmead is introducing a complete lifestyle service not seen before in a residential development, it 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.

Anil Varma, Managing Director at Harrison Varma comments: “We have achieved consistent sales proving a developer of repute with a quality product will always attract buyers. We have gained a reputation of creating legacy homes that combine with our lifestyle concept are the next level in luxury living.”

Buxmead is set in landscaped gardens featuring mature woodland and plants that bloom all year round, with a bespoke water feature crafted by David Harber and a Summer Pavilion.  Internally each apartment is unique, benefiting from the highest specification throughout and Harrison Varma’s interior designer service. 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.

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. Duplexes feature their very own express lift taking residents directly from the private garage to apartments.

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 chic 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. Surrounded by nature, the development is within 5 minutes walking distance to the beauty of Kenwood House and Hampstead Heath and its 800 acres of parkland and both Highgate and Hampstead Golf Clubs.

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 / or phone 0208 8883 6600.