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Ten of the best London homes for sale at the end of the line — from Cockfosters to Morden

Secure yourself a seat with a home at the end of the line  (ES)
Secure yourself a seat with a home at the end of the line (ES)

While little is ever truly certain on the London commute, a strategic move might well guarantee you a seat — at least in the morning rush.

Welcome to the end of the line, where journeys start early but trains arrive blissfully empty.

For most of us Stanmore and Cockfosters are words that flash up on the front of the tube carriage, with any visits a product of naps on the night tube. Other last-stop locales, on single-station branches or new Overground extensions, are firmly under the radar.

We’ve selected 10 of the best homes currently for sale minutes from London terminals, from an Art Deco gem on the market for the first time in decades to a flat at the heart of a new regeneration zone.

Morden, SW19

£1,525,000

Keswick Avenue, SW19 (Hawes & Co)
Keswick Avenue, SW19 (Hawes & Co)

This four-bedroom family home is particularly practical — it has a handy store, accessed from inside and out, a utility room and a vast extended kitchen diner. The secluded garden comes in over 100 foot and the end of the Northern line is under 15 minutes’ walk.

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Hawes & Co, 020 8542 6600

High Barnet, EN5

£550,000

Manor Road, EN5 (ES)
Manor Road, EN5 (ES)

This three-bedroom apartment within low-rise Baronsmere Court ticks a lot of boxes for the discerning flat hunter. Offered chain-free, it has two bathrooms, a balcony and a private garage tucked away beside communal gardens, plus a share of the freehold. High Barnet tube station is nearby.

Statons, 020 8449 3383

Enfield Town, EN1

£775,000

Fyfield Road (Hamptons)
Fyfield Road (Hamptons)

A well-maintained Edwardian terrace on a quiet street close to the heart of Enfield Town, with four bedrooms, a conservatory and a large decked garden. Overground links into Liverpool Street are only a few minutes away, as are a wide range of local shops and banks.

Hamptons, 020 8909 6700

Stanmore, HA7

£1,825,000

Kerry Avenue, HA7 (Breslauer)
Kerry Avenue, HA7 (Breslauer)

This listed Art Deco home hasn’t been seen on the market for more than 50 years. It features more than 3,000 sq ft of living space, including — unusually — two integrated garages, and there’s also a swimming pool at the far end of the garden. The end of the Jubilee line is moments away.

Breslauer, 020 3840 3413

Epping, CM16

£725,000

Bridge Hill, CM16 (Hammond & Smith)
Bridge Hill, CM16 (Hammond & Smith)

A thoughtfully renovated three-bedroom semi within minutes of Epping Forest and the Central line. A Shaker-style kitchen with herringbone floor complements original period features, and a bright extension opens on to a south-facing garden.

Hammond & Smith, 01992 919007

Barking Riverside, IG11

£450,00

Ripplegate Walk, IG11 (Carter & Willow)
Ripplegate Walk, IG11 (Carter & Willow)

A split-level apartment in a new regeneration zone on the river, close to the Overground extension. Built by Bellway Homes four years ago, it totals more than 1,000 square feet of living space — including three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a cloakroom with toilet and a good-size terrace.

Carter & Willow, 020 3897 8474

Cockfosters, EN4

£745,000

Lichfield Close, EN4 (Purple Bricks)
Lichfield Close, EN4 (Purple Bricks)

This three-bedroom terraced home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac sandwiched between open green spaces, a short walk from the north terminus of the Piccadilly Line. Offered chain-free, it comes with a separate garage en bloc and a mature rear garden.

020 3907 9880, Purple Bricks

Chingford, E4

£400,000

Farnley Road, E4 (Purple Bricks)
Farnley Road, E4 (Purple Bricks)

A two-bedroom top floor flat in an attractive period conversion with turret, offered with share of freehold and no onward chain. Chingford Plain, which connects to Epping Forest, is a few minutes away — the flat overlooks the golf course — as is the Overground at Chingford station.

Purple Bricks, 020 3889 9017

Beckton, E6

£280,000

Viscount Drive, E6 (Foxtons)
Viscount Drive, E6 (Foxtons)

This compact but bright one-bedroom flat has appealing views over the communal gardens, as well as allocated parking. Beckton is at the end of the DLR, so residents can commute to Canary Wharf and Stratford without venturing into Zone 1.

Foxtons, 020 7133 7777

Mill Hill East, NW7

Millbrook Park, NW7 (Savills)
Millbrook Park, NW7 (Savills)

£875,000

This mews-style new build in The Claves has two bedrooms, a large terrace and allocated parking, as well as access to a gym and residents’ garden. It’s less than half a mile from Mill Hill station, which sits on a single-station branch of the Northern line.

Savills, 020 3320 8220