Somers Road, SW2

3 bedroom house for sale

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  • Three double bedrooms
  • Victorian terrace house
  • Two bathrooms
  • Converted loft room with built-in storage
  • Private patio garden
  • Over 900 square feet of internal living space
  • Freehold

Property details

This Victorian freehold terrace house sits in one of Brixton's most idyllic quarters – Somers Road, Merredene Street and Archbishop Place. Situated on a residential road, its village style quietness belies its central location, with local residents enjoying a real sense of community and a welcoming atmosphere.

This Victorian terrace house is nestled quietly off Brixton Hill on Somers Road. Upon entry you're met by a separate reception room which boasts high ceilings, wooden flooring and a bay window. At the rear of the property you have a fantastic kitchen diner with a family bathroom and direct access onto the secluded, private patio garden. Upstairs you'll find three bedrooms, two of which are well proportioned doubles and the third is versatile with multiple different potential uses; it could be used to rent out, or as a child’s bedroom, a guest room or it could be used as a home office. The house also been extended into a spacious loft room with plenty of storage in the eaves. The bedrooms are complimented by two bathrooms, one of which is brand new, they are both modern and sleek.

As far as locations go, it's fantastic. Somers Road is popular for its proximity to Brixton to the North, Streatham Hill to the South and Clapham/Balham to the West. Perfectly located for anyone wanting to be close to the action, yet far enough away to retain a sense of calm. Within a ten-minute walk is Brockwell Park, which many local residents champion as London's best green space, across which is Herne Hill station and it is also a sixteen-nineteen minute walk down the hill to Brixton tube station and all the fun of Brixton's vast array of restaurants, cafes and dynamic nightlife. Situated between Brixton Hill and Streatham Hill, the property has access to the extensive bus network on Brixton Hill which is just a minutes’ walk away, with multiple buses ready to whisk you down the hill and into central London and beyond. Tulse Hill station with rail links including to London Bridge is also within reach. This is a blank canvas and is sure to appeal to a wide range of purchasers, from owner occupiers to buy-to-let investors alike.

EPC rating: D (59)

Floor plan


Front door to work

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

  • Victoria 27 mins
  • South Bank 32 mins
  • London Bridge 33 mins
  • The City 35 mins
  • Canary Wharf 46 mins


1 mi / 19 mins walk

Route & info

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

Streatham Hill

1 mi / 21 mins walk

Route & info

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


1.1 mi / 20 mins walk

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

Herne Hill

1.1 mi / 21 mins walk

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

Tulse Hill

1.1 mi / 23 mins walk

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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.

Clapham Common

1.4 mi / 26 mins walk

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

Clapham North

1.4 mi / 27 mins walk

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

Clapham South

1.5 mi / 29 mins walk

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

Clapham High Street

1.5 mi / 28 mins walk

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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.

Loughborough Junction

1.6 mi / 31 mins walk

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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 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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