Shakespeare Road, SE24

2 bedroom flat for sale

Asking price

£449,950

Sold price

£450,000

Features

  • Victorian
  • Characterful features
  • Sought after location
  • Close to Brockwell Park

Property details

A well-appointed two bedroom flat, on the upper ground floor of a charming Victorian converted house. Shakespeare Road is located in Poets’ Corner, a highly sought-after residential area, equidistant to both Brixton and Herne Hill, and will appeal to purchasers who are contemplating moving to both areas. The property boasts a wonderfully bright, open plan kitchen/reception room at the front of the house, flooded with natural light from the lovely bay window, which offers views across the pretty, peaceful street. There is enough space for both relaxing and dining, whilst high ceilings provide a sense of space and attractive wooden floorboards give the room a stylish, Scandinavian feel. The modern kitchen is tastefully designed with a granite worktop and in keeping with the smart finish throughout the property. The master bedroom is a well-proportioned double room, whilst the second bedroom is also a comfortable size, tucked away quietly at the rear of the property. The family bathroom is modern and inviting. The flat also has the added benefit of having access to a shared garden to front.This is a beautifully, yet neutrally presented flat, perfect for anyone looking to move in straight away and stamp their own mark over time. 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 six minute walk with access to Canary Wharf in thirty-eight minutes and Victoria within seventeen 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 an eleven minute stroll. The green, open spaces of Brockwell Park are also within a stone’s throw, along with its beautiful 1930’s Lido. All in all, a fantastic flat in a wonderful location: this property will appeal to a wide range of purchasers, from first time buyers, to buy to let investors alike.

EPC rating: C (69)

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 21 mins
  • London Bridge 28 mins
  • South Bank 29 mins
  • The City 31 mins
  • Canary Wharf 39 mins

Herne Hill

0.5 mi / 9 mins walk

Route & info

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

Loughborough Junction

0.6 mi / 11 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.

Brixton

0.7 mi / 14 mins walk

Route & info

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

Brixton

0.8 mi / 16 mins walk

Route & info

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

North Dulwich

1.2 mi / 24 mins walk

Route & info

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

Denmark Hill

1.3 mi / 25 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.

Stockwell

1.6 mi / 30 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2, Northern Line and Victoria Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes on the Morden to Barnet/Edgeware, Northern Line (approx) and Via Victoria on the Brixton to Walhamstow Central, Victoria Line.

Clapham North

1.7 mi / 33 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham High Street

1.7 mi / 34 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2 Overground line between Highbury and Islington and Clapham Junction with trains every 5 minutes (approx). Limited service of Southeastern trains to Victoria too.

East Dulwich

1.9 mi / 38 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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