First time buyers can get a glimpse of stylish North London living at the show apartment at The Folium, Catalyst’s new development in leafy Muswell Hill.

Providing opportunities for first time buyers to get on to the property ladder in this affluent North-West London ‘village’, The Folium offers a range of one and two bedroom apartments available through Shared Ownership.

Inspired by nearby Coppetts’s Wood, a historic 36-acre woodland a 5-minute drive away, the attractive show apartment incorporates a diverse mix of natural materials. A mahogany room divider becomes the focal point of the living room, marking a division between the dining and working from home section. Meanwhile, a patchwork faux fur rug sits on top of Amtico Spacia flooring, embellished with bronze metallics and flashes of greenery in the planting.

In the bedroom, a decadent palette of greys and blacks is contrasted by statement paintings with pink florals, reminiscent of the flora and fauna found in Muswell Hill’s green spaces.

Markus Kendall-Young, Director of Sales and Marketing at Catalyst, comments, “Our vision for The Folium show apartment was to capture the essence of life in this leafy neighbourhood. That meant incorporating lots of natural materials, like woods and leather, whilst showcasing how well-designed these homes are for modern living. Recently, flexibility has become key to any modern home, as it becomes not just a place to sleep and eat, but your workplace, gym and social space. By zoning the L-shaped living room into dedicated lounging, dining and working areas, we’ve demonstrated just how much can be achieved in one room.”

The Folium has been designed to celebrate its green surroundings, softening the architecture with extensive landscape, incorporating mature trees, green spaces and planting. Homes are built to Catalyst’s customary high standard, each with fully integrated appliances, with all homes offering a private balcony.

Well-connected for residents to explore London and beyond, Muswell Hill has good bus connections, with the W7 taking commuters to Finsbury Park, where there’s tube and train services into central London. Nearby Alexandra Palace train station also provides a train into Moorgate in just 20 minutes.

Prices start from £103,750 for a 25% share of a one-bedroom apartment (FMV: £415,000) and £134,375 for a 25% share of a two-bedroom apartment (FMV: £537,500).

To find out more, visit: catalyst.homes

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