SHARE OF FREEHOLD, two double bedroom period conversion on the hall floor of a grand, four storey period building with southerly facing private gardens.
The property is located on Wood Vale in Forest Hill which is known for some very grand period houses that would sell over £1,000,000 today. Wood Vale is also one Road away from Dulwich SE22 where property prices would be higher than this. For those buyers would like to be in the SE22 postcode but can’t quite stretch to those prices, this is a fantastic option.
Horniman Park and Museum is located to the adjacent Road meaning this property is in a prime location for recreational activities, shops and transport.
The Hornimans is a great local point of interest and a landmark that is well used to identify the town centre of Forest Hill SE23.
The apartment Approximately 634 sq ft of living space which is fluidly laid out off a central hallway. One of the stunning features of this property are the two bay windows which are almost floor to ceiling in size. There are two of these fantastic feature windows in the property. One is in the lounge and the other in the master bedroom (please see these in the images).
The property also offers a utility room which is rarely found in flats. This space could continue to be utilised for utility or potential be added to the kitchen area should any buyers which to personalise the space or uplift value. These changes would be subject to any consents required.
The gardens to the rear are separated into four sections on the lease plans, however the garden is currently not divided. The gardens extend to quite some distance as can be seen in the images. Being south facing this is a great space during sunny periods as it will benefit from sunlight throughout the day.
The property is also in the catchment area of OFSTED rated "Outstanding" primary and secondary schools which is great news for those considering a family home in the area.
Forest Hill train station is served by the Overground and Southern Rail and offers the following approximate travel times to central London stations:
London Bridge in approximately 17 minutes.
Shoreditch High Street in approximately 22 minutes.
Victoria station in approximately 30 minutes.
The Horniman Museum and Gardens has regular events such as a farmer’s market, live music and seasonal festivals to name a few.
You can read more about the Horniman museum and gardens here:
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, delis 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, and have brought to Forest Hill a cool and trendy vibe.
Off the high street you'll also find the excellent Forest Hill pools and library which has recently undergone a refurbishment.
And If you ever desire a further choice of drinking and eating establishments, then the vibrancy of Dulwich can be found a walk or bus ride away.
We believe the council tax band of the property is C which is quoted on Lewisham council’s website as £1,331.65 for 2018 - 2019
The ground rent is £1 per annum
The service charge is: To be confirmed.
The remaining lease is: Each flat owner owns a SHARE OF THE FREEHOLD title however the underlying lease was 999 years from the 14t March 1984 thus has over 900 years remaining.
Some insurance work was carried out to the property previously due to cracked drainage. The insurance company was Aviva and we understand that Aviva have signed off the works however we await written confirmation of the same.
We also understand a 5 year treatment plan is in place with the local authority for Knotweed that had been found the gardens of the building and several other neighbouring properties. We await written confirmation of the same.