Southgate: Make your commute a comfortable one
Hundreds of people commute into London every day from the
surrounding suburbs. Many love the city, but feel that certain
aspects of family life are better suited to a smaller
The amount of urban areas surrounding the city mean that movers are
often spoilt for choice. However, it is important that you pick a
place that suits your needs best.
Property for sale in Southgate may offer a host
of attractive attributes for those looking to relocate from the
First of all, there is the journey to the office to consider. If
you are going to travel into London on a daily basis, you will want
to make sure the commute is relatively hassle free.
Southgate does not disappoint in this regard. Located in the London
borough of Enfield, the area is a mere eight miles away from
Charing Cross, which makes it an easy drive for car owners.
For those who prefer public transport, Southgate Underground
Station also provides you with great links into the city
Parents may be happy to know that Southgate, and the surrounding
area of Enfield, have a selection of fantastic schools. The closest
is the Southgate School, which received an outstanding ofsted
review in a previous inspection. The Latymer School and Enfield
Grammar School are also nearby, the former being the best
performing school in the borough.
When it comes to keeping the family active Southgate has a great
selection of sporting facilities. The village has teams for
cricket, hockey, football and rugby, as well as a leisure centre,
which contains a swimming pool and numerous exercise classes.
The area has a great selection of pubs and restaurants to keep you
occupied on the weekends. Southgate is home to six traditional
English taverns, for those who like a quiet drink and a real
Retail and shopping can also be found in Southgate, with
supermarkets and some high street stores scattered about the