HORIZONS OFFERS ENVIABLE LIVING IN THE HEART OF LONDON’S FINANCIAL DISTRICT
Located on Yabsley Street E14, HORIZONS, is the latest residential development to launch close to the heart of Canary Wharf, through Telford Homes. Rising to 26-storeys, the luxury development includes 131 private apartments with one, two and three-bedroom apartments, many of which offer views of The River Thames, Canary Wharf, The City and beyond, along with six superb penthouses with fantastic vistas from their substantial private terraces.
Canary Wharf has undergone a radical transformation over the past 25 years to become one of the world’s great financial districts with some of the finest residential, retail and leisure opportunities in the Capital. Horizons is within walking distance of this leading luxury quarter, offering the epitome of urbane and urban living. Fortunate residents will have access to a range of high-end shops with designer labels such as Thomas Pink, Tiffany & Co, Hackett and Aquascutum. As a result of the area’s financial prosperity, there is now a variety of premium restaurants and bars such as Boisdale’s oyster, whisky and cigar bars, Plateau Restaurant Bar & Grill, the Four Seasons Hotel’s Quadrato Restaurant and contemporary Japanese restaurant Roka.
The area is already popular with professionals and students alike, as it is an easy commute to first-rate schools and universities as well as investors who are aware of the demand for residential properties in this part of London.
Designed by RMA architects, leaders in waterside and urban design, Horizons has been built to reflect the surrounding opulence of the area with interiors that optimise the vistas from the development and that represent the highest attention to detail and quality. Each apartment comes with a contemporary kitchen by renowned London designer Urban Myth, boasting sleek stainless steel appliances and custom-designed cabinetry. Bathrooms are equipped with Villeroy & Boch sanitaryware with porcelain and ceramic tiling, fitted cabinetry with chrome fixtures, as well as spacious walk-in shower enclosures to shower rooms. All doors and woodwork are finished in white-satin and living areas are welcoming with carpets in neutral tone. All apartments have video entry phone systems as well as under-floor heating in all rooms, providing residents with the best in peace, comfort and luxury.
The luxurious penthouses benefit from comfort cooling along with the latest must have feature, outdoor cooking facilities, on their terraces.
David Campbell, Group Sales and Marketing Director at Telford Homes, comments:
“Telford Homes relish the task of building first class apartments to meet the demands of even the most discerning purchasers, with a superb specification matched by development services such as 24 hour concierge and residents’ gymnasium, surrounded by an enviable assortment of high-end retailers, restaurants and bars, the development is perfectly positioned to mix business with pleasure. With rental yields of around 6% and the arrival of Crossrail in 2018, we believe the development also offers a fantastic investment opportunity.”
Residents of Horizons will not only benefit from a beautifully landscaped courtyard, but will also have access to a 24 hour concierge, 24/7 emergency cover and looped CCTV in common areas, a resident’s gymnasium, bicycle storage and the larger apartments have the option to purchase underground parking.
Horizons is expected to receive great interest from students and their parents as Ravensbourne College of Art and Design can be reached in 10 minutes along the Jubilee London Underground Line while the University of Greenwich is under 20 minutes away on the DLR, providing further access to Greenwich London College and the Old Royal Naval College. Whilst The London Metropolitan University, City University and University of London are all 30 minutes away on the London Underground.
With Canada Square Park at its heart, Canary Wharf has a remarkable 20 acres of outside space with landscaped gardens and fountains to be enjoyed in the summer and one of the most popular ice-rinks open in the winter. Residents will be on the cutting edge of culture with summer screenings and open air concerts offered in Canada Square and The O2 just two stops away on the Jubilee line, offering a vibrant calendar of changing exhibitions and artistic events all year round.
For those in search of further entertainment and shopping, Horizon offers residents fast accessibility to the luxury of London and the unique profile of shops that define the city as one of the world’s most coveted shopping Capitals. Via the Jubilee Line at Canary Wharf, residents have a direct connection to the fashion, music, theatre and dance offered all over London including Westfield Stratford City and the West End.
Worldwide travel is made simple with the City Airport only 10 minutes away and Heathrow accessible in 50 minutes. St. Pancras International and Eurostar train connections are just 30 minutes away.
The introduction of Crossrail at Canary Wharf in 2018, Europe’s largest infrastructure project, linking East and West London, will make Canary Wharf an even more accessible part of London. Areas benefiting from a new Crossrail station are expected to achieve significant capital gain and residents can look forward to accelerated travel times from Canary Wharf, offering links to London Liverpool Street in six minutes, Stratford in eight minutes, Bond Street in 13 minutes and Heathrow in 39 minutes.
Prices start from £357,500 for a one-bedroom apartment with first completions expected in winter 2016, and the development completed by Spring 2017.