Hot Property: Columbas Drive, Hampstead


If you’re after the tranquil life, this four-bed lateral apartment directly abuts Hampstead Heath. Part of an attractive modern red brick block, the flat boasts a sprawling 2,081 sq ft floor plan – larger than most London houses. Thoughtfully appointed with its 22 ft reception room taking centre stage, there’s oodles of versatile living space to explore, including a separate study that could easily double up as a fifth bedroom. Each of the main bedrooms boasts its own private bathroom, while an expansive balcony, which spans the study, reception and dining rooms, allows you to take in the surrounding greenery.

£2,250 per week, Heathgate (020 7435 3344;