DOWNAGE, NEAR PARSON STREET
Price: £1.35m

This five-bedroomed detached family home stretches across 3,030 sq ft and three floors. It has a landscaped garden, two separate garages and a long driveway with space for more than one car.

Contact: Aston Chase on 020 8455 3538 or go to www.astonchase.com

TENTERDEN GROVE
Price: £699,950

This mews house is on a quiet residential street. It has a reception, dining room, kitchen, conservatory, utility room, three bedrooms, courtyard style garden, shed and off-street parking.

Contact: Foxtons on 020 8432 1700 or go to www.foxtons.co.uk

SUNNINGFIELDS ROAD
Price: £299,950
Close to Sunny Hill Park, this two bedroomed second floor flat has been recently refurbished. It has a large living area, a modern kitchen, two well-proportioned bedrooms and a bathroom. The flat is close to the local shops.

Contact: Foxtons on 020 8432 1700 or go to www.foxtons.co.uk

NEED TO KNOW | AREA INSIGHT
Commuting: Sandwiched between the M1 and the North Circular, Hendon is well connected by road, allowing City workers to reach the Bank of England from the centre of town in 30 minutes. The area doesn’t do badly in terms of the rail connections either: Hendon Central tube station is on the Northern line, running to Bank station in 30 minutes.

Education: The local Hasmonean High School is one of the UK’s best performing comprehensive schools, achieving 84 per cent A*-C at GCSE level. The school has an Orthodox Jewish ethos and teaches the boys and girls on two separate campuses in Hendon and Mill Hill respectively. The local sixth form college, Brampton College, also does very well. Independent from the state system it charges £13,535 per year.

Shopping: Brent Cross shopping centre, close to Hendon, was the UK’s first ever indoor shopping centre. It houses all of the high-street favourites including Boots, Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Waitrose, W.H. Smith, Starbucks, Dixons, HMV, Jigsaw, Karen Millen, Oasis, Topshop, Mothercare, Hugo Boss, Gap, French Connection amongst others.

Leisure: Hendon has pockets of green space everywhere, offering plenty for fans of outdoor sports. The Welsh Harp Reservoir, for instance, runs to 170 hectares of open water, marshes, trees and grassland. This allows for sailing, just ten miles from central London. There is also a local golf club.

Restaurants and bars: The area boasts great Jewish restaurants, including Eighty-Six Bistro Bar, Adam’s and Kavanna.