If you’re looking for a spacious slice of suburbia without giving up access to the buzzy urban vibes of central London, we suggest you consider this wonderful four-bedroom two reception-room family home that also boasts its own basement and 41 sq ft / 126 sq m of external space courtesy of the garden.
Requiring renovation, this large (1,600 sq ft / 150 sq m internal area), traditional Victorian three-storey terrace house displays period features including large bay windows, characterful Flemish bond brickwork and wooden floors, and has the potential to be an idyllic family home.
Located just metres away from the 125-acre (50.8 hectares) Brockwell Park, Lambeth’s flagship Green Flag Award-winning park, and with the shops and amenities of Brixton (including Brixton Underground Station and Rail Station) just a ten-minute stroll away, this property truly gives you the best of both worlds.
Reception Room 1: South-westerly-facing 14’8″ x 12’7″ / 4.47 x 3.84m with bay windows, wooden floors and fireplace.
Reception Room 2: Large space (12′ x 10’8″ / 3.66 x 3.25m) with wooden floors.
Basement: Vast 21’1″ / 6.43 x 1.42m basement would make for a perfect indoor gym or office space for home-working.
Dining Room Large space (14’2″ x 11′ 7″ / 4.32 x 11′ 7″m) for entertaining, featuring wooden floors. Bay windows provide view onto the garden.
Kitchen: 10’2″ / 31.10 x 1.70m facility with mod cons and lino flooring. Provides egress to the back garden.
WC (Ground Floor): Downstairs outside WC requiring renovation.
Bedroom 1 (First floor): Spacious (16’5″ x 14’8″ / 5.00 x 4.47m) square-shaped bedroom with south-westerly-facing bay windows makes for an ideal master bedroom.
Bedroom 2 (First Floor): Standard-size (12 x 10’8″ / 3.66 x 3.25m) bedroom; logical, square layout makes it an ideal space to which to add your own personal touch.
Bedroom 3 (First Floor): Large (16’9 x 10’3″ / 5.11 x 3.12m) rectangular room provides ample space for a double-bedroom.
Bedroom 4 (Second Floor): Large bedroom (16′ x 10’3″ / 4.88 x 3.12m) adjacent to the bathroom.
Bathroom (Second Floor): Functional bath-and-sink arrangement, requiring aesthetic upgrade.
Garden: 41 sq ft / 126 sq m outdoor space offering privacy and tranquillity for gardening, sunbathing and outdoor dining.
Situated just off Brixton Hill, Leander Road is equidistant between Brixton, Herne Hill and Dulwich. Brockwell Park has plenty of open space for outdoor exercise and family quality-time, with a wonderful array of ornamental ponds, formal flower beds, a walled Old English herbaceous flower garden, and a charming 19th-century clock tower.
Brockwell Park plays host to Brockwell Lido, which is one of London’s few leisure centres to boast a year-round Outdoor Lido with its 50m (131-foot) outdoor swimming pool. Brockwell Lido also features a state-of-the-art spa, fully-equipped gymnasium with indoor fitness classes and a café to meet all your health and wellbeing needs.
Leander Road is well-located for transport links to central London, courtesy of Brixton Underground Station (ten minutes’ walk from this property), from where Victoria Line Tube trains run to destinations including Victoria (seven minutes’ journey), Oxford Circus (12 minutes) and King’s Cross & St Pancras International (16 minutes).
Southern Trains to Brighton can be accessed from Tulse Hill Station which is within walking distance, whilst Southeastern Trains services to the Kent Coast run from Brixton Station (adjacent to Brixton Underground Station).
This locality is excellent for education; Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School and Suborned Primary School (both Ofsted Outstanding-rated) are within half-a-mile (1.1km) from this property.
The highly-rated Dulwich College and James Allen’s Girls Schools are a short distance away, whilst the Harris Boys’ Academy and Harris Girls’ Academy, both Ofsted “Outstanding”-rated, are within 2.6 miles / 4.1km.
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This four-bedroom family-sized home is on the market now, chain-free, freehold exclusively through AW Childs Estate Agents. We are inviting offers in excess of £885,000 for this property.