Research by agents Marsh and Parsons has revealed that apartments with a roof terrace or balcony warrant a premium, with private outdoor space adding around 12 percent to the property value1. Buyers in search of a home with plenty of outdoor space should look no further than Berkeley's Brunswick Square in Orpington, Kent, as all of the apartments benefit from either a balcony, winter garden or terrace which can be enjoyed all year round. Add this to property values in Orpington increasing by 11% in the last 12 months alone2, and you have a recipe for investment success.
Brunswick Square is an exclusive development comprising one and two bedroom luxury apartments, finished to a superior specification creating high quality interiors as well as exteriors. The exquisitely designed balconies and terraces allow residents to enjoy some fresh air in privacy no matter the weather.
Karrina Oki, Sales & Marketing Director of Berkeley Homes, comments: "Even in the current cooler months, having an outdoor space is really important to buyers, as highlighted with this research. The private balconies at Brunswick Square offer a tranquil spot for residents to enjoy some fresh air in private all year round. The winter gardens and terraces also provide green fingered residents further exterior space to enjoy, despite the urban surroundings. We'd encourage potential buyers looking for a quality home with accompanying outdoor space to really consider Brunswick Square."
The apartments have been designed to meet all the essentials of modern living. The stunning, individually designed Leicht kitchens offer soft close, handle less doors, a full range of integrated Bosch appliances and LED feature lighting. The balconies and terraces can be accessed through French doors, with full-height glazing allowing sunlight to stream into the open plan living rooms.
Bedrooms are spacious, with the master bedroom expertly finished with built-in wardrobes and en-suite shower rooms, complete with designer contemporary sanitary ware. Bathrooms include walk-in showers, polished chrome fittings and contemporary tiling.
The town of Orpington has seen impressive regeneration in the last few years, and now offers an exciting new range of retail, dining and leisure facilities, including a 24hr Pure Gym, conveniently located on the doorstep of Brunswick Square. The town will soon feature one of the country's few seven-screen Odeon cinemas, which will create 46 new jobs in the area when it opens in February. For more extensive retail and leisure options, Bluewater shopping centre is also only 20 minutes' drive away.
Brunswick Square also benefits from great transport connections, perfectly situated within London's Travel Zone Six, allowing residents to use Oyster Card to travel into and around the capital. Orpington railway station provides commuters with fast and frequent trains to London Bridge, Charing Cross, Cannon Street and Victoria. Two trains will also be added to Orpington's peak services from August 2016, increasing trains into London to up to nine times an hour. The area is also served by a comprehensive bus service, and there is easy access to London's M25 orbital motorway.
Prices start at £305,000 for a one bedroom apartment and £390,000 for a two bedroom apartment. For further information on Brunswick Square please call 01689 669066 or visit: http://www.berkeleygroup.co.uk/new-homes/london/orpington/brunswick-square