Ivy Gate Estate Agents in Finchley

Finchley Central

North Finchley

East Finchley

Our multiple award winning business operates with territories rather than offices. You can read about our forward thinking territory model here.

We cover territories throughout South West London, North and North West London, Surrey and Hertfordshire, plus other locations throughout the home counties.

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Finchley Territory

N2, N3, N12

East Finchley, Finchley Central, North Finchley, West Finchley, Woodside Park

T: 020 8213 3200
E: finchley@ivygate.co.uk

Ivy Gate Estate Agents Finchley

Ivy Gate operates in the Finchley area from its central hub covering N2, N3 and N12 postcodes and provides personal service and expert advice to clients in North Finchley, Woodside Park, West Finchley, Finchley Central and East Finchley.

Our unique model offers a personal and bespoke estate agency service, with sensible fees. We offer sales, lettings, property management and financial services to clients in the Finchley area.

We were voted as the estate agent with the best customer service in the UK for a small estate agent at the Sunday Times Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2015.

Hours of Business

We are open 7 days a week
Monday to Sunday: 8am – 8pm

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Hetal Shah

Hetal Shah

Managing Director

Hetal is the owner of Ivy Gate Borehamwood & Barnet and Finchley. She has over 13 years experience in selling and letting residential property in North London.

T: 020 8213 3200
07342 885 047
E: hetal.shah@ivygate.co.uk

Finchley is where I first lived when I came to England and is one of my favourite places.  I now live less than 5 miles from North Finchley and still have many links to the area including family and life-long friends I made over the years and am a regular visitor. Having lived in North Finchley for over 7 years, I am aware of how diverse property is in the area, from multi million pound mansions in Bishops Avenue to Victorian and Edwardian houses in Finchley Central to 1920 and 1930 homes in West Finchley. The area is dominated by quite a few local agents but I am confident that Ivy Gate’s fresh approach to selling and letting will be welcomed in the area. I fell in love with Ivy Gate and really believe we are very different and no other agent offers this level of service. I look forward to hearing from you.




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Latest Properties in Finchley

  • 1 bed, Flat / Apartment Churchfield Avenue, North Finchley, N12

    £1,300 pcm
    Ivy Gate are delighted to present this fantastic refurbished 1/2 bedroom first floor conversion in North Finchley, close to Tally Ho Corner.

    The modern property is entered via a communal door which gives access to the ground floor and first floor flats via separate doors. The first flo...
  • 4 bed, House Lambert Road, London, N12

    £2,200 pcm
    £100 CASH BACK UPON APPLICATION! Ivy Gate are delighted to present this amazing, character filled detached four bedroom family home in the heart of North Finchley, primely located for catchment of Wren Academy and for commuters with Northern Line Tube Stations only a short walk away. It offers a...
  • 1 bed, Etchingham Park Road, N3

    £350,000 For Sale
    Ivy Gate are pleased to present this bright and spacious one bedroom ground floor apartment within 0.3 miles of West Finchley Tube Station, walking distance of local shops including Waitrose supermarket, amenities and Victoria Park and in catchment of outstanding schools. Ideal first time buy or inv...
  • 4 bed, House Churchfield Avenue, Finchley, N12

    Ivy Gate are pleased to present this period four bedroom Edwardian property in a sought after location and in catchment of outstanding schools. The property offers spacious accommodation with four/five bedrooms, two reception rooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen/diner and a low maintenance garden. It off...
  • 5 bed, Nether Street, Finchley, N3

    £1,100,000 For Sale

    Ivy Gate are pleased to offer this fabulous family home set on four floors offering five bedrooms, three bathrooms, three reception rooms, a kitchen/diner, a good size garden and an added paved area, a heaven for relaxation. The pr...

  • 2 bed, Flat / Apartment Woodside Grove, Finchley, N12

    Ivy Gate are delighted to present this spacious two double bedroom split level converted flat with a long lease. Ideal first time buy or investment opportunity with a rental value of £1,500 per calendar month.

    The property is entered via a spacious communal hallway with stairs le...
  • 3 bed, House Friary Road, Finchley, N12

    £1,100,000 For Sale
    Ivy Gate are pleased to present to the market this delightful and charming three bedroom, two bathroom detached house set in a tree lined residential location and within minutes walk of Friary Park. Approached via a driveway with parking for two/three cars the house offers fantastic living accommoda...
  • 4 bed, House Lyndhurst Gardens, Finchley, N3

    £1,234,999 For Sale

    ** In catchment for outstanding primary school and 0.5 mile of Northern line tube stations ** A well presented large four double bedroom semi detached house. The front of the property has a large four car driveway as well as a car port and garage. The entrance hallway presents the second rece...

Latest Finchley Posts

Best UK Customer Service 2015

Voted ‘Best Estate Agent – Customer Service’ for a small agent at The Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2015.

Approved Code

We are members of The Property Ombudsman (TPO) for sales demonstrating our commitment to the highest professional standards.

Local Testimonials

Below is a selection of recent testimonials from our clients.

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I can't recommend Ivy Gate highly enough after they sold a property for us recently. Unlike other estate agents I have used, they were always available and kept me updated throughout the process. I always felt like they had my best interests at heart and they added huge value to the negotiation process. I was incredibly impressed by the level of assistance they provided between selling my property and completion - a period of 3 months due to the length of the chain. Throughout this time they ensured the the onwards chain was maintained and ran smoothly.

I would not hesitate to recommend them to friends and family!

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New Malden

We cannot thank you enough for all your work on the sale of Park View. In particular, whilst I have been away this last week, it’s been invaluable knowing you were there for Katy. And many thanks for the champagne you dropped round today, you really didn’t have to. If only all estate agents operated like you, the profession wouldn’t have the reputation it does – at least in my eyes! As such, we will be happy to pay you an additional sum upon completion.

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New Malden

Ashkan is a credit to Ivy Gate, Matt likewise was diligent, accommodating and a pleasure to deal with.There was no cheesy closing but natural urgency created in the sales process, unlike other agents.

Ashkan has to be one of if not the best agent I have dealt with and would not hesitate to recommend him thoroughly to all, I hope to do business with him again.

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Brilliant pictures, Constantine is a star. Thanks so much 🙂

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The service I received from Matt, Ivy Gate Estate Agents, was undeniably the best I have experienced in decades. I found Matt to be diligent, patient, and most importantly, kept me fully informed as to the current situation during the property sale.
I would highly recommend his services to any one deliberating on which estate agent to use. I would not hesitate to use him again in the future.
Conveyancing can be a very stressful enterprise, and with Matt's expertise, an effective sale was accomplished in a very pleasant and efficient manner.
Thank you very much Matt.

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Ivy Gate are excellent examples of how estate agents should operate and should be a benchmark to all agents on a nationwide basis. I have dealt with Ivy Gate numerous times (on a solicitor - agent relationship basis) and quite frankly they are 'streets ahead' of other agents in the market...they are pragmatic, pro-active, efficient and from our own clients informing us, we understand that the level of client service they offer is fantastic (open, transparent and personable). Ivy Gate are extremely experienced and knowledgeable estate agents which is crucial to any property transaction especially from a solicitors point of view...this allows for a very streamlined process where all parties can work together in collaboration to get transactions through from instruction through to exchange and completion as quickly as possible. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone and from a personal point of view, I would instruct them to sell my own house any day!! If you don't instruct them, then you are missing a trick!!

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New Malden

Matt came to us highly recommended and he has more than lived up to it! Matt works differently from other agencies and the key thing for me is his honesty which means I feel l can trust him. Matt is always open and straightforward and we always felt he was acting in the best interests of all parties. Matt's expertise and knowledge of the market is excellent. His communication is always timely and clear: he would always email just before I contacted him! He really came into his own after the offer when he worked hard to keep our chain moving and to communicate to all relevant parties. His team are also supportive and Charlotte was excellent. Both Matt and Charlotte were a pleasure to deal with throughout. Many people have been keen to tell me horror stories of estate agents but Ivygate break the mould - thank you!

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Thames Ditton

I would highly recommend the Ivy Gate team to anyone looking to sell their house. The process was very efficient, we received a very acceptable offer within days and the excellent communication throughout was much appreciated. We did lose our first buyers as we had yet to find the right property for us, however Joe found us another buyer with the same offer the following day. All issues up to completion were dealt with professionally and concluded quickly to ensure there was no delay. A big thank you to Joe and Stuart!

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Thames Ditton

Highly recommended !
Special thanks to Stuart for his professional service. He has been very responsive to all our queries and given us the most honest and practical advice. The whole buying process was fast and smooth. He is also willing to offer help even after the process has completed. The best property agent ever that I have come across worldwide !!

p.s. We are buyers from Hong Kong

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Matt and Zoë are very friendly and helpful, and leave the property as you wish, properly locked up etc., unlike others we have dealt with in the past. We had to market the property twice over a period of 18 months or so. The first time we were assured funds were immediately available but actually the potential buyers had a property to sell, so we had to pull out as they were time-wasting. We employed another agent but with low reliability and hardly any viewings arranged, we dropped them and reinstated IvyGate, who made extra efforts to push through a sale in extremely difficult and long drawn out circumstances.

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New Malden

You’re very different to other estate agents. Much more personal!

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New Malden

Matt was always on the ball, pro-active and knowledgeable; he carried out tasks very rapidly, and constantly kept in touch with us in a most professional manner. This meant that when any difficulty arose we were re-assured straightaway. Matt always went the extra mile, no matter what the problem.

We wouldn’t ever do it any other way again. It was an excellent service and defied all the horror stories about Estate Agents! We may not have changed our opinion about other Estate agents, but would hope to be able to use Ivy Gate in the future.

Matt went out of his way to build a strong, professional relationship with us from day one; we always had the impression that we mattered to him and that our sale mattered to him. There was no pushiness, no patter, his approach was always backed by his actions, so he proved himself to be genuine.

We have already recommended Ivy Gate to numerous people!

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New Malden

We had tried to sell our house on three different occasions over 3 years with different established high street agencies. We were dismayed by their lack of responsiveness and ideas. They all followed a similar pattern of saying anything to win the listing, immediately seeking to slash the price without any people skills or emotional intelligence as well as blaming the market at every turn and taking no personal responsibility for selling our house.

We waited days for poor quality or no feedback for the rare viewings we received and felt that after a coupe of weeks that we were out of their window display and put of their minds.

Then on the recommendation of one of their many satisfied customers, we reached out to Ivy gate.

We were deeply suspicious after a series of appalling experiences with high street agents so took their responsiveness to the valuation request with a pinch of salt. Two things immediately impressed us though. There was a lack of overly optimistic and oily ‘schmooze’ with Stuart being honest about the downsides of our property, the other was that he refused to value on the spot – and went away to give a considered opinion.

Their marketing collateral was also far more impressive than the high street as was the customer experience that they offer applicants.

After instructing them, We immediately noticed an upsurge in viewings and they were outperforming the incumbent agent 12 viewings to 8 per month in a joint agency agreement. They destroyed the other agency though in the fact that we always got a detailed call with the applicants position and then a prompt call post viewing – even as it often was, bad news. Ivy gate unlike other agents are brave enough to loop you in on disappointing news rather than hiding from you.

We were also very surprised that they don’t employ casual Saturday staff – only high performing negotiators whose knowledge goes beyond how to enter the property and if you’re lucky access the back garden.

After two months when we were still unsold, rather than blaming the market and hiding from us, we had a meeting with a branch manager to discuss new marketing strategies such as freshening up photos and aspects of the listing.

When we did decrease our asking price, it was in small and appropriate increments and not until they had exhausted every opportunity of securing a sale at the higher price.

We always felt hat we were front of mind rather than an inconvenience.

The first offer we received was smoked out as being ‘flaky’ by excellent qualification from Ashkan our negotiator. We were obviously disappointed but not for long as Ashkan had 6 viewings lined up for the following Saturday. Its rare that an agent puts this much effort into creating a competitive ‘open house’ event 3 months into the listing.

One of these viewings offered and Ashkan helped us negotiate this up in difficult marketing circumstances.

The other thing that Ivy Gate do which makes their fee look embarrassingly small is to coach you through the buy and sell side. When I was abroad, Ashkan spent a total of two hours talking my wife through a sealed bid situation that we were looking to win on our buy side.

On the buy and sell side, I estimate that both Stuart and Ashkan contributed 6 hours plus to sitting on the various cogs in the chain to ensure that the exchange happened a in very difficult circumstances. They also showed great patience in tolerating and managing our stress levels in what was a challenging time for our Family.

In summary, Ivy Gate are a bright light shining in a flabby, complacent and largely ineffective industry that seem to act as order takers in good market conditions if you’re lucky enough to own a highly sellable property. The fact that they offer a value added and boutique service for a high street price with none of the accompanying nonsense and frustration is highly commendable.

Ivy Gate negotiators have a rare combination of sales competence and people skills which they put to good effect in managing all aspects of the sale from valuation to completion – going way beyond the call of duty in the process.

A big thank you to the team!

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Ivy Gate have been truly professional in all my dealings with them and brought a new aspect to estate agency. The way they took the time and effort to photograph my home, put together the details and then launch it into all the right places made me think again about how most estate agents give lip service to marketing the property. Whereas my property had looked ‘quite nice’ with other agencies and been just one in a long line of listings, easy to overlook, Ivy Gate propelled us to the top of the league with film star looks and it certainly brought results. When I come to sell our flat in London next year I will definitely be using them as they not only know how to market, they know the right people to talk to.

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Thames Ditton

Stuart and Joe have been absolute professionals throughout the buying process. From providing additional information about the area when I began my search, through to supporting myself and the seller throughout the purchase process. The move would not have been as smooth without them and I thank them for their help.