Best of both worlds with the launch of new family homes

Posted: 17 April 2018 by Higgins Homes

The Reserve is a brand-new development of contemporary 3, 4 and 5 bedroom houses on the boundary of Lea Valley Regional Park just nine minutes’ walk from Waltham Cross High Street. Its dynamic combination of contemporary-style living within idyllic surroundings and excellent amenities is appealing to families looking for a home to satisfy all members.

Built on the site of the old Britannia Nurseries and glasshouses, the 90 new homes are built so residents can enjoy direct access to the park as well as all the amenities of Waltham Cross that includes great schools, an excellent range of shops, plenty of entertainment offerings and a quick commute to the City of London in less than half an hour.

Local developer, Higgins Homes has enhanced this excellent location with smart design to appeal to busy families. The architecture has a crisp, clean Scandinavian feel with steep gables and generously proportioned windows to let the light flood in. Higgins Homes has taken the town’s traditional architecture, embracing its design and adding an elegant, modern twist to enhance the stunning setting and help bring the outside in to every home.

“This is a wonderful location to raise a family and enjoy the benefits of country living with excellent commuter links,” explains Jeremy Marcus, Sales & Marketing Director at Higgins Homes.“The Reserve combines aspirational living spaces, smart design and an idyllic location with direct access to Lea Valley Regional Park which bostsa tranquil mix of gardens lakes and riverside trails.”

Important for every family, each home at The Reserve offers spacious living areas, a well-equipped kitchen to ease the daily chores, stylish bathrooms to enjoy a sumptuous evening soak or refreshing morning shower, and ample storage facilities to keep the home clutter-free. 

The Reserve is just a five-minute walk from Waltham Cross rail station, which is in Zone 7, and only a 26-minute train trip to Liverpool Street and just 21-minutes to Stratford.For those looking to travel further afield, it’s a 29-minute car journey from The Reserve to Stansted Airport and 36 minutes to City Airport. The M25 and M11 are both minutes away, providing links to the country’s major road network to make the development accessible for commuters who enjoy the peace of the countryside. 

“Residents will relish the peace and quiet after a working day in the city and with the convenient location, The Reserve really offers the best of both worlds for commuters,” adds Jeremy Marcus. “For an exciting activity after work, The Lea Valley White Water Centre, which was designed and built for the 2012 Olympic Games, now offers white water rafting and kayaking for residents looking for thrills and adventure.” 

For those after something a little calmer, you do not need to go far to find an excellent round of golf at West Essex Golf Course, or some retail therapy at nearby The Pavilions Shopping Centre. Browse one of the regular farmers’ markets and get your everyday essentials at the local shops, then relax in one of the local pubs, restaurants and cafes. 

The all-important schools question is satisfactorily answered too. “When families are looking for a new home, one of the questions we are asked the most is about the local schools,” says Jeremy Marcus. “Residents at The Reserve have a good choice of educational facilities to choose from, making these properties even more appealing to parents.” 

Both Arlesdene Nursery School and Forty Hill Primary School are within easy reach and currently rated as outstanding by Ofsted. There is also a wide choice of secondary and further education facilities, including Orchardside School, The Latymer School, Goffs and St Ignatius College.


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