Effra Road, SW2

3 bedroom flat for sale

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  • Three bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Victorian end-of-terrace conversion
  • Over 1200 square feet of internal space
  • 70ft, low-maintenance private garden
  • Stunning presentation throughout
  • Ideal location minutes from central Brixton
  • Victoria Line
  • Chain-free

Property details

An incredible three double bedroom apartment, split over two floors and set back from the road within an attractive Victorian end-of-terrace townhouse, minutes from the heart of Brixton. This beautifully finished property boasts enviable dimensions and a manicured, private rear garden, a five-minute walk from the first stop on the Victoria line.

This fantastic home has been meticulously renovated, combining endearing period character with enticingly modern, high-end fixtures and fittings. The apartment is an ideal home, perfect for entertaining, with garden access from both levels and at over 1,200 square feet, there is plenty of space throughout. The private rear garden spans over 70 feet in length, with a pretty patio at the back for BBQs, abundant mature plants, lighting throughout and a handy side gate.

The raised ground floor comprises a spacious reception, complete with a working log-burner high ceilings and a large bay window. Adjacent, the eat-in bespoke kitchen is truly stunning and has been recently fitted in the last 18 months. Fully integrated with abundant storage, surface space and complete with a Smeg range oven and a wine fridge. The dark, matte finish and wood splash-back are stylish and impactful, the room is complete with fashionable light fixtures and plenty of space for a large dining table. A handy WC is also tucked away off the hallway.

All three bedrooms are peacefully arranged over the floor below. The principal bedroom has a particularly appealing finish and a seamless transition onto the rear garden via bi-folding doors, allowing fresh air to breeze through whenever desired. The en-suite bathroom is beautifully finished, with underfloor heating and a free-standing roll-top bathtub. The second bedroom is also particularly spacious and offers considerable built-in storage, neighbouring a sleek bathroom. The third bedroom is a useful space, cleverly laid out by the current owners to offer both a guest bedroom and a home office, maximising on the square footage available. An impressive and beautifully presented property, from top to bottom.

Vibrant and bustling Brixton is just around the corner, but the property feels like a million miles away, set back from the road and tucked away peacefully. Minutes from the heart of Brixton, a stone’s throw from the restaurants, bars and cafés that make up the culinary Mecca of Atlantic Road and central Brixton. The property is within a five-minute walk of Brixton tube station and with Victoria thirteen minutes away door-to-door and The City only twenty-one minutes away, this is a great flat for a wide range of purchasers, as a pied-a-terre in London or as a rental investment. The Effra Pub, popular for its friendly, neighbourhood vibe, is almost in touching distance, and the green, open spaces of Brockwell Park with its iconic lido is a short stroll away. Leafy Herne Hill is a ten-minute walk with two express supermarkets plus an array of independent boutique shops and cafes. A popular Farmers' Market runs every Sunday giving the area a real village feel. There is also an array of popular cafes and gastropubs. With Brixton Village, Brockwell Park, and Herne Hill’s pubs and restaurants all on your doorstep, there is something to cater for all tastes. All in all, a lovely property in a highly desirable location.


EPC rating: D (59)

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Front door to work

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

  • Victoria 13 mins
  • South Bank 18 mins
  • London Bridge 19 mins
  • The City 21 mins
  • Canary Wharf 32 mins


0.2 mi / 4 mins walk

Route & info

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


0.4 mi / 7 mins walk

Route & info

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

Loughborough Junction

0.8 mi / 16 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.

Herne Hill

0.8 mi / 16 mins walk

Route & info

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


1 mi / 20 mins walk

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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

1.1 mi / 21 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 High Street

1.1 mi / 23 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.

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)

North Dulwich

1.6 mi / 32 mins walk

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

Wandsworth Road

1.7 mi / 34 mins walk

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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.

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