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 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
- One double bedrooms
- Victorian conversion
- Characterful features
- Bright and airy atmosphere throughout
- Nearly 550 square feet of internal living space
- Private South-East facing garden
- Extremely popular road in Poets Corner
- Brockwell Park at the end of the road
This beautifully presented, one double bedroom garden flat is perfectly formed, and instantly feels like a home, the moment you walk through the door. Accessed via its own front door, the property has been finished to an immaculate standard, a light and airy mix of period features and contemporary design. The living space is lovely, with a spacious reception room to the front of the property, benefitting from bright bay window that overlooks the pretty, leafy street. Tucked away quietly to the rear of the flat, the double bedroom is a generous size and boasts ample built-in storage options, and is adjacent to the luxurious, recently fitted bathroom. There is a sleek separate kitchen, with a high standard of fittings that promote a tasteful, elegant atmosphere, whilst integrated appliances, plenty of worktop space and well-designed units offer real practicality as well as style. The icing on the cake is the delightful garden – a true oasis of calm and the ideal spot in which to escape the hustle and bustle of city living, or entertain guests during the warmer months of the year.
Chaucer 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 seven 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 a ten minute stroll. The green, open spaces of Brockwell Park are also within a stone’s throw, along with its beautiful 1930’s Lido.
It’s easy to see what makes Poets’ Corner such a desirable pocket: Herne Hill station is an eight-minute walk and Brixton tube station is a ten-minute stroll. Victoria is accessible within sixteen minutes, Blackfriars is twenty minutes, London Bridge is twenty-four minutes and Canary Wharf is within thirty-seven 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 the market are within easy reach. The open spaces of the Green Flag award Brockwell Park are also at the end of the road, along with its iconic 1930’s Lido and sports facilities.
With Brockwell Park, Herne Hill’s pubs and restaurants and Brixton Village all on your doorstep, there is something to cater for all tastes. In short, a stylish home in a sought-after area, only a stone's throw from central Herne Hill and Brixton, but far enough away to retain a sleepy, neighbourhood feel.
EPC rating: D (65)
0.5 mi / 9 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2. First Capital Connect services to Victoria, Blackfriars and Wimbledon.
0.6 mi / 12 mins walkRoute & info
4 trains direct to Victoria per hour and 4 to Orpington via Herne Hill
0.7 mi / 13 mins walkRoute & info
Victoria Line services every three mins (approx) to Finsbury Park and Walthamstow Central.
0.9 mi / 18 mins walkRoute & 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.
1.1 mi / 23 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2. Southern services to London Bridge via Peckham Rye, West Croydon and Beckenham Junction via Crystal Palace.
1.4 mi / 27 mins walkRoute & 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.
1.4 mi / 29 mins walkRoute & 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.
1.5 mi / 30 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2, Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)
Clapham High Street
1.6 mi / 31 mins walkRoute & 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.
1.7 mi / 32 mins walkRoute & 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.
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