Shakespeare Road, SE24

2 bedroom flat for sale
Share of Freehold


  • Two bedrooms
  • Victorian conversion
  • Bright and airy
  • Characterful features
  • Highly sought after road in Poet's Corner
  • Brockwell Park at the end of the road
  • Short walk to Herne Hill and Brixton town centres
  • Share of freehold

Property details

This lovely Victorian flat occupies the raised ground floor of one of the attractive terraced houses in Poets’ Corner. Shakespeare Road is a quaint, tree-lined Victorian street sandwiched between similar neighbourly roads in this sought-after residential pocket, adjacent to Brockwell Park, and equidistant to leafy Herne Hill and vibrant Brixton.

The property boasts a wonderfully bright, open-plan reception room at the front of the house, a large bay window floods the room with natural light, coupled with characterful wooden floors to create an appealing space in which to relax and unwind as well as dine. The sleek modern kitchen is tastefully designed and provides all you might need in terms of storage and worktop space, this open space is a truly idyllic heart of the home. Both bedrooms are tucked away quietly towards the rear of the property, enjoying a sense of calm with leafy views. The first bedroom is a well-proportioned double room, boasting ample storage and chic wooden floors. The second bedroom provides a space that can be repurposed to suit the needs of the purchaser, whether as a guest room, nursery or a home office as it is currently set up. The bathroom is neutral and elegant, offering both shower and bath, ideal for a relaxing soak after a run around Brockwell Park.

Shakespeare Road is situated in the heart of Poets’ Corner, a highly desirable residential pocket of roads between Herne Hill and Brixton. The green, open spaces of Brockwell Park, along with its fantastic 1930’s Lido, are moments away at the end of this neighbourly road. Herne Hill station is a six-minute walk and Brixton tube station is a ten-minute stroll. London Bridge is accessible in twenty-four minutes, Canary Wharf in thirty-seven minutes and Victoria within sixteen minutes, door to door. The celebrated Herne Hill establishments are close-by, as well as the restaurants and shops within the lauded Brixton Village.

Overall, a beautiful and versatile first time home in an unrivalled location, with Brockwell Park, Herne Hill’s pubs and restaurants and Brixton Village all on your doorstep, there is something to cater for all potential purchasers. Share of freehold, early registration of interest is advised.

EPC rating: C (74)

Floor plan


Front door to work

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

  • Victoria 18 mins
  • South Bank 27 mins
  • London Bridge 28 mins
  • The City 30 mins
  • Canary Wharf 37 mins

Herne Hill

0.4 mi / 6 mins walk

Route & info

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


0.6 mi / 11 mins walk

Route & info

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


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

1.1 mi / 22 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 / 28 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 3. Southeastern service to London Victoria and Orpington.

Denmark Hill

1.5 mi / 30 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

1.8 mi / 36 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

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

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