Shakespeare Road, SE24

1 bedroom flat for sale

Asking price

£375,000

Sold price

£408,551

Features

  • Chain free
  • Victorian
  • Own front door
  • Bright and airy throughout
  • Sought after location
  • Close to brockwell park

Property details

A well-presented, one bedroom flat in a grand Victorian house, on this popular road in Poets’ Corner. Shakespeare Road is a charming Victorian terraced street in a sought-after pocket alongside Brockwell Park, perfectly located between Herne Hill and Brixton. The flat is accessed via its own front door, and is larger than the average one bed flat, with over 600 square feet of internal space. The property compromises a large, bright, open plan kitchen and reception room, complete with a lovely bay window offering views over the pretty terraces opposite. The kitchen is contemporary and there is plenty of space for a dining table. At the rear of the property, quietly tucked away, is the double bedroom – a generous size, with ample space for storage. The bathroom is inviting and modern, complete with a large corner bath. The flat has a bright and airy feel throughout and is neutrally finished, ready for the purchaser to move in and stamp their own mark, hassle-free. Shakespeare Road is situated in the heart of Poets’ Corner, a highly desirable pocket of residential roads between leafy Herne Hill and vibrant Brixton. Herne Hill station is a 5 minute walk with access to Canary Wharf in thirty-seven minutes and Victoria within sixteen minutes, door to door. The celebrated Herne Hill establishments are close-by and the restaurants and shops within the lauded Brixton Village, the amenities of the high street and Brixton Station are a 10 minute stroll. The green, open spaces of Brockwell Park are also within a stone’s throw, along with its beautiful 1930’s Lido.

EPC rating: D (61)

Floor plan

Floorplan

Front door to work

An estimate of the journey times to popular London destinations, using the first fast train after 8am.

  • Victoria 19 mins
  • South Bank 27 mins
  • London Bridge 28 mins
  • The City 30 mins
  • Canary Wharf 36 mins

Herne Hill

0.4 mi / 7 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. First Capital Connect services to Victoria, Blackfriars and Wimbledon.

Brixton

0.6 mi / 11 mins walk

Route & info

4 trains direct to Victoria per hour and 4 to Orpington via Herne Hill

Brixton

0.7 mi / 13 mins walk

Route & info

Victoria Line services every three mins (approx) to Finsbury Park and Walthamstow Central.

Loughborough Junction

0.8 mi / 15 mins walk

Route & info

Trains north to Blackfriars (8 mins), Farrindon (15 mins) and Kings Cross/St Pancras (18 mins) and beyond up to north west London every 10 mins at rush hour.

North Dulwich

1.1 mi / 22 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. Southern services to London Bridge via Peckham Rye, West Croydon and Beckenham Junction via Crystal Palace.

Tulse Hill

1.4 mi / 28 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 3. Southern and First Capital Connect services to London Bridge via Peckham Rye, Blackfriars, West Croydon, Beckenham Junction via Crystal Palace and Sutton via Wimbledon.

West Dulwich

1.4 mi / 28 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 3. Southeastern service to London Victoria and Orpington.

Denmark Hill

1.5 mi / 30 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2, this station enjoys Overground, Southern, Southeastern services to, amongst others, Highbury and Islington via Canada Water, Victoria, Blackfriars, Clapham Junction, West Croydon and Sevenoaks.

Clapham North

1.5 mi / 30 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2, Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)

East Dulwich

1.9 mi / 37 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. Southern services to London Bridge via Peckham Rye, West Croydon and Beckenham Junction via Crystal Palace. 

Herne Hill area highlights

Herne Hill is an area that belongs to those in the know. From the colourful parade of shops that lines it pedestrianised centre, to its long-standing pubs, much-loved restaurants and renowned weekly market, Herne Hill is teeming with independent businesses and its devoted local community works hard to retain its unique charm. There are several outstanding schools and connections are great, with regular trains from Herne Hill station going to London Victoria, Blackfriars and Wimbledon. It’s crowning glory however is Brockwell Park, one of the most beautiful parks in London, and its Art Deco lido and café, which are popular all year round.

Herne Hill area guide

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