Torrens Road, SW2

5 bedroom house for sale
£1,195,000

Features

  • Five bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Victorian house
  • Characterful features
  • 1400 square feet of internal living space
  • Private garden with a studio
  • Sought-after residential between two outstanding Primary Schools
  • A short stroll to Brixton Village and the tube station
  • Freehold

Property details

An elegant example of a five double bedroom Victorian terraced house, perfectly located on this peaceful road, just moments from two of Brixton’s most popular primary schools and an eight-minute stroll from the fantastic transport links at Brixton station.

This stylish house has been finished to a high standard, resulting in a stunning family home with a tasteful blend of contemporary design and charming period features. With wonderful living space on offer, five double bedrooms, and a secluded garden to match, it is hard to remind yourself that you are, indeed, only around a ten-minute walk away from the Victoria line, with easy access into Central London and beyond.

To the front of the property is a wonderfully bright and airy, dual-aspect reception room, complete with a lovely bay window and a charming log burner. High ceilings really amplify the sense of space, which has been completely opened up to create a stunning area in which to relax, dine and entertain guests. The space flows seamlessly from the reception room and into a sleek, white gloss, eat-in kitchen – which has been fully extended to make use of all available space. This has created the ideal hub of the home, providing all you may need in terms of storage, worktop space and appliances, as well as plenty of room for a large dining area. Multiple skylights and double glass doors allow light to flood the space, the latter leading onto the beautiful rear garden. This lovely, well-maintained garden provides the ideal spot in which to unwind with a book or host BBQs throughout the warmer months and feels worlds away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The garden has the fantastic benefit of an outdoor studio, with electricity and internet connections – perfect for anyone who requires a quiet space in which to work or study from home.

On the first floor sit three bedrooms and a modern bathroom. The master bedroom is a fantastic size, running the width of the property with a large sash windows that helps to create an airy feel, and some great storage in the form of fitted wardrobes. To the rear are two further double bedrooms, each benefitting from pleasant views of the garden. There is a stylish, recently fitted family bathroom which serves the bedrooms on this floor. Stairs lead up to a well-executed loft conversion, which has resulted in two further bedrooms with full ceiling height. The larger of the two rooms has the additional benefit of a luxurious en-suite bathroom, creating the perfect guest suite, quietly tucked away at the top of the house.

Torrens Road is a quiet street that prides itself on its real sense of community, with residents enjoying annual street parties and a welcoming, neighbourly atmosphere. The property is situated an eight-minute stroll to central Brixton, and a five-minute stroll to the green open spaces of Brockwell Park. A fourteen-minute walk across the park brings you to Herne Hill station and the many pubs, cafes and the market in leafy Herne Hill. Both Sudbourne School and Corpus Christi primary schools (Ofsted rated Outstanding) are also within a few minutes’ walk. Purchasers will have the amenities on Brixton Hill within touching distance, including F Mondays, Stir Coffee, Pizza Brixton and the White Horse Pub. The location is perfect for anyone who wants to be close to the action, yet retain a sense of calm. First stop on the Victoria Line at Brixton tube station is a short stroll down the hill and multiple buses run up and down Brixton Hill, whisking you down to the tube within a few minutes and onwards into central London.

In short, a beautiful terrace on a sought-after street, close to the action but far enough away to retain a real sense of calm. Freehold.

EPC rating: D (59)

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 20 mins
  • South Bank 25 mins
  • London Bridge 26 mins
  • The City 28 mins
  • Canary Wharf 39 mins

Brixton

0.6 mi / 11 mins walk

Route & info

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

Brixton

0.7 mi / 13 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham North

0.9 mi / 18 mins walk

Route & info

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

Herne Hill

1 mi / 19 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham High Street

1 mi / 19 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.

Clapham Common

1 mi / 20 mins walk

Route & info

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

Loughborough Junction

1.2 mi / 23 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.

Stockwell

1.4 mi / 26 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.

Wandsworth Road

1.5 mi / 29 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. Overground and Southeastern services to Clapham Junction, Highbury and Islington via Canada Water and sporadically to Victoria and Battersea Park. 

Clapham South

1.7 mi / 33 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2 (and 3), Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)

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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