Latest Phase of Housing in Kings Park offers Investment Opportunities ahead of Elizabeth Line Launch


Latest phase of housing in Kings Park offers investment opportunities ahead of Elizabeth Line launch

  • Updated figures show the new train line is expected to add £20.1bn to property values within 1km of a station by 2026.
  • As the launch of the Elizabeth Line nears, property price increases are predicted to be four-fold initial forecasts.
  • Popular Kings Park, located in the Borough of Havering, has launched its final release of homes at Elizabeth Gate and Sapphire Gate - new collections of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses in a parkland setting.

London, 26 April - Countryside, a leading UK home builder specialising in place making and urban regeneration, has recently launched a new phase of apartments in its Kings Park development. Very near to Harold Wood tube station and along the eagerly anticipated Elizabeth Line, the homes not only give fast access to central London but also offer excellent investment opportunities. This now completes the successful development of Kings Park.
According to the latest research from GVA, the UK’s largest independent commercial property agency, the Elizabeth Line will lead to a £20.1 billion total increase in property values within one kilometre of a station by 2026. This represents a significant step up from the £5.5 billion additional value that was predicted in 2012.
This newest phase of apartments in Kings Park, located a short walk away from Harold Wood tube station, is comprised of Elizabeth Gate and Sapphire Gate. The two new buildings offer a collection of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses in a unique landscaped parkland setting. All homes come equipped with integrated appliances and flooring throughout, enabling buyers to move in right away.
Available with London Help to Buy, these striking new apartments offer the perfect opportunity for buyers to make an unmissable investment in their very first property. Stamp Duty is also abolished for first time buyers on the first £300,000 on properties up to £500,000.

David Everett, Managing Director of Countryside New Homes and Communities Central region comments: “The Elizabeth line will be a fantastic addition to the local area, giving commuters an easy, direct route to several London stations. The perfect placement of Kings Park and the availability of Help to Buy means that our residents are able to get themselves on the property ladder and make a fantastic investment whilst doing so!”

All homes at Kings Park boast open-plan living spaces, bright interiors and thoughtful details throughout, with many of the apartments featuring large terraces. Kitchens are fitted with gloss white handleless units and a range of integrated appliances while bathrooms feature ceramic floor and wall tiling, stylish white sanitary ware, and chrome fixtures and fittings.

Residents of Kings Park are ideally located to benefit from a range of excellent amenities, services and travel connections. Harold Wood station is less than 35 minutes from London Liverpool Street. The station will also soon be on the Elizabeth Line in 2019, which will see journey times to key London locations slashed by up to 19 minutes. In addition to excellent rail links, King’s Park has easy access to the A12, A127 and M25 for fast connections into and around London, Kent, and Essex, and to the M11 for travel to Hertfordshire and Cambridge.