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Guide price £375,000 to £425,000
This is a two bedroom maisonette is positioned in a grand, semi-detached period building with ornate exterior. The building is set back from the road with parking bays to the front for the residents.
Some striking features of this flat include:
• SOUTHERLY FACING private rear garden of OVER 80 FT in length
• Split level so it feels like a house inside
• Potential to extend subject to consents (PLEASE NOTE: PLANNING PERMISSION FOR AN EXTENSION WAS PREVIOUSLY GRANTED BUT HAS NOW EXPIRED – PLEASE CASE NUMBER DC/15/090748 ON THE LEWISHAM PLANNING PORTAL).
• The maisonette has its own private entrance
• The maisonette is set to the back of the building with rooms facing the garden not the road
Offering almost 600 sq ft of living space SPLIT OVER TWO FLOORS, your own private entrance, semi open plan living which also makes a striking feature of the staircase, patio door directly onto the private rear garden as well as offering two double bedrooms (smaller second bedroom) the property is well suited to a first-time buyer seeking a great value.
Some features we especially liked compared to other properties which we feel buyers will appreciate:
• The second bedroom is a small double but has two windows at either end giving this room a different feel in person
• The living space is large enough to have a dedicated dining area
• The entrance area is large enough to have a dedicated coat and shoe space
• The main bedroom also has two windows and can be laid out in a few different ways
• The garden is substantial but hardly overlooked
The property is located approximately 0.6 miles from the main hub of Forest Hill which offers many cafés, restaurants and recreational facilities. Forest Hill station provides transport via the East London Line with links to many London Stations including London Bridge in Approximately 15 minutes.
The property is also less than a mile from the open space of Blythe Hill fields and its panoramic views over Canary Wharf, the City, Kent and Surrey.
For those buyers who don’t know the area so well here is a summary of some of the local schools, transport and recreation found locally.
Three train stations are located approximately 0.5 to 0.8 miles from the property and offer some of the following travel times to central London stations:
Charring Cross in approximately 22 minutes
St Pancras in approximately 32 minutes
Canary Wharf in approximately 32 minutes
Blackfriars in approximately 22 minutes
Bus routes are available along the road and for late night travellers, night bus N171 runs from Tottenham Court Road through Waterloo, Elephant & Castle and stops at the junction of Brockley Rise which is almost opposite the property.
Local high streets include Honor Oak, Forest Hill and Catford, where you will find Sainsbury's, Tesco, your choice of boutique cafés, restaurants and trendy gastro pubs, as well as leisure centres, libraries and even the odd cocktail bar...
Catford town centre is approximately 0.8 miles away but if you ever fancied a greater selection of shops, eateries and social activity there are travel connections to the adjoining towns of Lewisham and Bromley both of which have shopping centres and high streets with many well-known brand name shops and restaurants.
Rathfern school which is OFSTED rated "Outstanding" and independent St Dunstons College (3 - 18 years of age) are two out of several very well-regarded OFSTED rated schools locally.
Locally, there are numerous points of interest and some of the most popular include:
The Horniman Museum and Gardens with 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:
Blythe Hill Fields is also located in the 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 and SE6 get to know each other better and enjoy the community spirit. You may look up details about Blythe Hill Fields on their website:
Some of the eateries nearby we know well are the award-winning Babur Indian restaurant. There's also the popular Mama Dough (Sour Dough) pizza restaurant and Le Querce - run by a Sardinian family serving traditional dishes.
The Honor Oak pub (approximately 0.1 miles way) was refurbished a year or so ago and is now a popular gastropub with a beer garden out the back.
Additional conveniences include the NHS doctors' surgery on the corner of St German's Road (located off the south circular), with a handy chemist located next door and a post office further along the road.
Please contact Hunters to arrange your viewing.