Canterbury Crescent, SW9

2 bedroom flat for sale
Leasehold
£650,000

Features

  • Two double bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Victorian mansion block
  • 875 square feet of internal space
  • Private garden
  • Bright, airy and characterful
  • Situated in the heart of Brixton
  • Moments from the Victoria line
  • Chain-free

Property details

Beautifully presented, this two double bedroom, two bathroom flat is arranged over the ground floor of an attractive Victorian mansion block with its own private rear garden, tucked away moments from Brixton High Street. Canterbury Crescent is a five-minute walk to all of Brixton’s popular amenities, vast choice of eateries, bars and the first stop on the Victoria line.

Larger than average with well-proportioned rooms throughout, this characterful period flat displays an appealing mix of endearing Victorian features and contemporary design. The heart of the home is the semi-open plan reception at the front of the building, a cosy lounge area is flooded with natural light from the large bay window and feeds through to an ample eat-in kitchen diner. The kitchen offers generous storage options and surface space, ideal for entertaining guests and hosting dinner parties.

The two comfortable double bedrooms are both peacefully positioned overlooking the private rear garden. The principal is complete with an en-suite bathroom and direct garden access, allowing the outside to breeze into the room and through the flat creating a lovely atmosphere. The second bedroom displays a beautiful feature fireplace and both rooms have built-in storage.

High ceilings and large windows contribute to the bright and airy feel throughout the flat, which has been carefully maintained and is decorated in tasteful neutral tones throughout. The property is ready to move into straight away and is being sold chain-free.

The entire block was renovated with high-quality workmanship 15 years ago, installing new double glazing and sound insulating all the flats, meaning low energy costs and no disturbing neighbours if you want to have a dinner party. The transport links are second to none, with only a five-minute walk to Brixton underground station, the first stop of the Victoria Line with a short commute to the city. The property is a 30-second walk from multiple bus stops taking you all across London. The location is ideal with the green, open spaces of Wyck Gardens within a ten-minute walk, with 31 acres of beautiful park which hosts; horse stables and riding club, kids play area, urban cricket pitch, football pitches and a community garden. In the other direction, you are a stroll away from the award-winning Brockwell Park, one of South London’s most popular parks. Brixton Recreation Centre is a minute walk away with a gym, squash courts and indoor bowling to name a few, there is something for everyone.

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 12 mins
  • South Bank 17 mins
  • London Bridge 18 mins
  • The City 20 mins
  • Canary Wharf 31 mins

Brixton

0.2 mi / 3 mins walk

Route & info

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

Brixton

0.2 mi / 3 mins walk

Route & info

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

Loughborough Junction

0.6 mi / 12 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

0.7 mi / 14 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.

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 / 20 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

1.2 mi / 25 mins walk

Route & info

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

Denmark Hill

1.4 mi / 27 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.

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. 

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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