Shakespeare Road, SE24

1 bedroom flat for sale
£475,000

Features

  • One double bedroom
  • Victorian conversion
  • Own private entrance
  • Bright and airy atmosphere throughout
  • Over 550 square feet of internal living space
  • Underfloor heating
  • Private front and rear patios
  • Equidistant between Herne Hill and Brixton High Streets
  • Large shared garden
  • Sought-after residential street in the heart of Poets Corner

Property details

This tastefully presented, one double bedroom garden flat is accessed via its own front door and a private southeast facing front patio. A large reception room is at the front of the property, benefitting from a bright bay window, bespoke shelving and underfloor heating. There is a separate kitchen, offering plenty of worktop space and storage. A modern, sleek bathroom is at the rear. The generous sized double bedroom has a quiet, cozy feel as has underfloor heating. It boasts ample built-in storage and French doors that open up onto a secluded rear private patio. Beyond the patio is a delightful, large shared garden benefiting from day long sunshine, the ideal spot in which to escape the hustle and bustle of city living and entertain guests.

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 seven-minute walk with direct access to The City of London in thirty minutes and Victoria within seventeen minutes, door to door. Brixton tube station is a twelve minute walk away.

The celebrated Herne Hill establishments are close-by and the restaurants and shops within the lauded Brixton Village, the amenities of the high street are a ten-minute stroll. The open spaces of the Green Flag award Brockwell Park are at the end of the road, along with its iconic 1930’s Lido and fantastic sports facilities. It’s easy to see what makes Poets’ Corner such a popular area.

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: C (72)

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 17 mins
  • South Bank 27 mins
  • London Bridge 28 mins
  • The City 30 mins
  • Canary Wharf 35 mins

Herne Hill

0.3 mi / 6 mins walk

Route & info

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

Brixton

0.7 mi / 13 mins walk

Route & info

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

Brixton

0.7 mi / 13 mins walk

Route & info

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

Loughborough Junction

0.8 mi / 15 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.

North Dulwich

1 mi / 21 mins walk

Route & info

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

Tulse Hill

1.4 mi / 28 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.

West Dulwich

1.4 mi / 27 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 3. Southeastern service to London Victoria and Orpington.

Denmark Hill

1.5 mi / 29 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.

Clapham North

1.5 mi / 30 mins walk

Route & info

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

East Dulwich

1.9 mi / 37 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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