Estate Agents & Letting Agents in Blackfen & Sidcup

Blackfen Buying Guide: Buying Property in Blackfen


Blackfen presents remarkable value for money when it comes to property, especially given that despite belonging to the London Borough of Bexley, it has largely evaded the skyrocketing prices other boroughs have experienced. This renders the suburban location, slightly south of Sidcup, the perfect place for first-time buyers to snap up the home of their dreams within under an hour’s commute of Central London. The influx of residents from Kent and London looking to relocate to Blackfen also renders it a suitable location for investors looking to yield strong capital growth, as value is expected to appreciate rapidly over coming years. With this in mind, the lower-tier budget of £150,000-£250,000 will secure clients 1-2 bed property currently for sale in Blackfen – usually being well-proportioned apartments and small maisonettes. The latter property type would be especially suitable for professionals, a couple, or those of retirement age looking for a pleasant retreat within close proximity of various amenities.


Many properties for sale in Blackfen within this budget were built in the 1930s, with characteristics of this period including redbrick and large bay windows allowing light to flood the rooms within the home. Typical thirties property styles can also include the mock cottage features and the traditional mock Tudor house situated on lovely residential streets, which helps complete the image of living in quiet, leafy suburbia. A number of these Blackfen properties for sale can also include driveways and tidy rear gardens, testament to their functional yet aesthetically pleasing basis. Possible nearby train stations can include Sidcup, Welling, Albany Park and New Eltham, providing smooth links into the neighbouring towns for professional and leisure purposes.


Many Blackfen properties for sale within this budget are fast selling due to their exceptional value for money. With many of these homes retaining their 1930s exterior character, a number have been sympathetically renovated within to evolve into open plan living spaces with high-specification decorative finish. Including up to 4 bedrooms of good size, with a large reception room and kitchen, often these homes also benefit from a conservatory, with French doors opening out onto a tidy patio or low maintenance garden. Homes within this bracket will also anticipate good rental yields if you are looking to buy-to-let property in Blackfen.


Some of the most unique houses for sale in Blackfen exuding charm and sophistication sit within this bracket, and can include up to 5 bedroom chalets, large maisonettes and detached family homes. Often perched alongside a generously sized garden with either decking or a patio, these homes fulfil the romantic notion of living in a blissful suburbia, serving as excellent retreats in which to raise a growing family. With this in mind, property for sale in Blackfen to this value is more often than not situated on the most coveted residential streets in the area, and within mere walking distance of the most exceptional schools. Additional rooms that can be found within properties marketed at this value include a utility room, study, additional lounge and conservatory, which you can expect to be pleasantly decorated to a superior finish that emphasises the expanses of space within the house.

Hunters Estate Agents Blackfen & Sidcup
Hunters Estate Agents Blackfen & Sidcup

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