Leander Road, SW2

1 bedroom flat for sale

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  • One double bedroom
  • Victorian conversion
  • Packed full of characterful features
  • Over 700 square feet of internal living space
  • Cellar
  • Development potential
  • Sought-after location
  • A short stroll from Brockwell Park

Property details

A handsome one bedroom garden flat located on a popular residential street, in the heart of the Josephine Avenue conservation area.

The property is accessed on the ground floor of a striking Victorian house. This beautiful flat has countless selling points, including the spacious reception room at the front of the property. An inviting room with an abundance of features, including high ceilings, original flooring, a working fireplace, and a stunning bay window with stylish shutters. Tucked away just adjacent is the generous double bedroom, with doors onto the un-extended side return that allow an abundance of natural light to flood the room.

Down the hallway, the beautifully designed, modern kitchen has everything any keen cooks may require in terms of mod cons and storage. A pretty bay window provides the perfect space for a large dining table, a fantastic opportunity for those who enjoy entertaining dinner guests. A luxurious, contemporary bathroom concludes the rooms within the property, whilst a handy cellar provides space for all of the clutter purchasers will accumulate over time. To top it all off, the secluded, low maintenance patio garden feels incredibly peaceful: it is easy to forget you are indeed just a couple of minutes’ stroll from vibrant and buzzing Brixton Hill. This leafy and sunny space is the perfect spot in which to host some garden parties, or just relax with a book, whenever the weather permits.

The property is a short stroll to the centre of Brixton, and first stop on the Victoria Line at the tube station. Brixton Hill is a stone’s throw, with its brilliant array of cafes, pubs and restaurants, such as F Mondays, Pizza Brixton, and the White Horse pub, to name a few. Purchasers will benefit from all that Brixton offers, from the celebrated cuisine in Brixton Village to the music venues and nightlife the area is famous for and first stop on the Victoria Line at Brixton tube station, a ten to twelve minute walk away, whilst the green, open spaces of leafy Brockwell Park are within a stone's throw. There are few properties in the area that have as many positive attributes, from the style, characterful features, outside space and the proximity to all the action the area has to offer - we really like it.

Floor plan


Front door to work

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

  • Victoria 26 mins
  • South Bank 32 mins
  • London Bridge 33 mins
  • The City 35 mins
  • Canary Wharf 43 mins

Herne Hill

0.8 mi / 15 mins walk

Route & info

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


1 mi / 18 mins walk

Route & info

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

Tulse Hill

1 mi / 21 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.


1.1 mi / 21 mins walk

Route & info

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

Streatham Hill

1.2 mi / 25 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. Southern services to Victoria via Clapham Junction, London Bridge, Crystal Palace and Sutton. 

North Dulwich

1.4 mi / 28 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham Common

1.5 mi / 29 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham North

1.5 mi / 29 mins walk

Route & info

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

Loughborough Junction

1.6 mi / 31 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.

Clapham High Street

1.6 mi / 31 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.

Brixton area highlights

Brixton is a melting pot of culture, cuisine and creativity. An explosion of inventive, new restaurants, pop-ups, fashion stores and art galleries sit alongside the many great pubs, music venues and nightclubs that have been around for years. Transport links are excellent, with London Underground (Victoria Line) trains reaching central London in 12 minutes. If you’re craving green space, Brockwell Park and its famed Art Deco lido are close by. Brixton brings together all the best things about London and is one of the most vibrant and diverse places to live south of the river.

Brixton area guide

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