Bungalows are rare finds in this location and will therefore appeal to many buyers who are seeking to down size or buyers who have been looking at flats in this price range.
Situated on a section of Codrington Hill which has views of Blythe Hill Fields and is in proximity of highly acclaimed schools, the property would appeal to families and those who enjoy recreation.
The reception which is over 17 ft in length has doors with give access to both the front and the rear gardens. The car port at the front of the property is a welcome extra.
The property requires work and is a fitting project for anyone wishing to design and create their own space.
There are front and rear gardens with side access (as noted on the floor plans) and the two loft rooms are a bonus which could be developed into formal living spaces subject to consents.
The Crofton Park and Honor Oak Neighbourhood Forum is a good source of local information and covers lots of local community activity including things like the "three peaks" walk which explores three of the of the areas wonderful parks and great view points of London found in each of them.
The local towns have become popular with new cafés and restaurant's in recent years and there is potential that the Bakerloo line will be extended locally making this a great future prospect.
Not often would you find a property in proximity of so many highly ranked schools. In the area there are approximately 5 OFSTED rated "Outstanding" public schools not to mention the extremely highly acclaimed, mixed, private school St Dunstan's College (ages 3-18).
To name a few of the other schools locally:
Rathfern Primary - OFSTED rated "Outstanding"
Stillness infant and junior school - OFSTED rated "Outstanding" and "Good"
Holy Cross Primary - OFSTED rated "Outstanding"
Rushey Green Primary - OFSTED rated "Good" and in OFSTED's top 10%
Dalmain Primary - OFSTED rated "Good"
The property is located approximately 0.6 miles from Forest Hill station as well as Catford and Catford Bridge stations. Forest Hill station offers services from both London Overground and Southern Rail. Below are approximate travel times available from these stations:
London Bridge in approximately 17 minutes.
Canary Wharf in approximately in 23 minutes.
Shoreditch High Street in approximately 22 minutes.
Victoria station in approximately 30 minutes.
Charring Cross in approximately 24 minutes.
Blackfriars in approximately 22 minutes.
Alongside the train links you will find a number of bus routes approximately 0.1 miles away on the south circular which includes routes 122 and 185 to Crystal Palace and Victoria to name a few (and a night bus route).
LOCAL SHOPPING AND DINING
As well as having a Sainsbury’s, Forest Hill is well served with a variety of high quality independent shops, including a renowned traditional butcher. There are also gastro pubs, a gym, cafés, deli's and restaurants to name but a few of its excellent amenities.
The Sylvan Post, a well-known pub, Canvas and Cream and Stag and Bow all variously host music events, exhibitions and craft days.
If you ever desire a further choice of drinking and eating establishments, then the vibrancy of Dulwich is a short bus ride away.
Off the high street in the town centre you'll find Forest Hill pools and library both of which have undergone refurbishment. Forest Hill pools is known for its swimming pool facilities but is also a local leisure centre with a gym and fitness classes.
The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a well-known local point of interest and can be found just beyond the town centre. It’s recognized as a popular family entertainment venue and has been featured in "Time Out". With regular events such as a farmers market, live music and seasonal festivals to name a few, there is always something to enjoy at the Horniman.
You can read more about the Horniman museum and gardens here:
Blythe Hill Fields is also located in to local area and offers recreational facilities such as the "Trim trails" which is an exercise trail. It also hosts local events where the residents of SE23 get to know each other better and enjoy the community spirit. You may look up details about Blythe Hill Fields on their website: