Thameside living at Greenwich Millennium Village is good for the mind and body
Spending time by the riverside, coast or any type of ‘blue space’ has long been considered beneficial to people’s health, with studies including the Blue Gym project proving the great effects of outdoor activity in, on or near water. London buyers looking to enjoy a relaxing environment in the heart of the capital, should look at the impressive selection of homes available at Greenwich Millennium Village, SE10. Situated adjacent to the Greenwich Yacht Club, residents can not only enjoy the blue views from the apartments, but can enjoy spending time sailing boats on the River Thames, as well as running alongside of it, enjoying as many health benefits as possible.
On the Peninsula, 50 acres of land has been developed as parkland, including a four-acre ecology park, which features an inner and an outer pond where residents can enjoy spending time relaxing and watching the fascinating variety of wildlife that lives in this urban oasis. Residents can also take advantage of the huge amount of green open space with landscaped courtyards and a new eco play area. A number of running and cycle paths run adjacent to the Thames, passing Greenwich Millennium Village.
The high quality interior specification includes individually designed contemporary style kitchens with a full range of quality integrated appliances. The chic contemporary décor features luxury flooring, while ample storage is incorporated with fitted wardrobes in the principal bedrooms. A range of environmentally conscious features makes the homes highly energy efficient, such as the high performance communal heating system and superior levels of insulation.
Greenwich Millennium Village is a joint venture development by Countryside and Taylor Wimpey, supported by the Mayor of London and has been described as one of the most exciting and innovative residential neighbourhoods in Europe. An array of community facilities is on the doorstep, centred on a village square with shops, hairdressers, Ayurveda spa, nursery, and the ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rated Millennium Primary School. The world-famous O2 arena and all its leisure and entertainment attractions are just a short walk away.
Greenwich Millennium Village is also conveniently located for transport links with North Greenwich underground station, just one stop from Canary Wharf on the Jubilee line, with the City and West End also within easy reach. For a more leisurely commute, the Thames Clippers ferry service departs from North Greenwich Pier, while the cable car line provides frequent connections to the Royal Docks. For travel further, afield London City Airport is a 10 minute journey via public transport.