Leander Road, SW2

2 bedroom flat for sale


  • Two double bedrooms
  • Family bathroom plus WC
  • Split-level Victorian conversion
  • Over 950 square feet of internal space
  • Popular residential street
  • Annual summer street party
  • Brockwell Park in under two minutes
  • Amenities and transport links of Brixton
  • Herne Hill a ten minute walk away
  • Chain-free

Property details

This characterful two double bedroom split-level flat occupies the upper floors of one of the handsome Victorian terraces on Leander Road, a popular neighbourly street, perfectly located for the amenities and transport links in central Brixton and Herne Hill, a short stroll from the rolling green spaces of Brockwell Park. Measuring up at over 950 square feet of internal space, this beautifully airy apartment is well-presented and feels like a home as soon as you walk through the door.

To the front, spanning the width of the property is an expansive reception room, tastefully finished and packed full of character, including a charming sash bay window, bathing the room in afternoon sunlight, a feature fireplace and high, corniced ceilings. Adjacent is one of the two spacious double bedrooms, currently being utlilised as a secondary dining area, this versatile room can easily be repurposed into a peaceful bedroom or home office should the new purchaser require. Ideal for hosting Sunday lunches, the generous dine-in kitchen sits to the rear of the home. Creating a warming atmosphere wooden work surfaces span shaker-style cabinetry which offer ample storage space without interrupting the flow of natural light that floods across the large dining area. A conveniently located WC also resides on this floor, ideal for visiting guests.

On the upper floor, overlooking the leafy gardens to the rear is the second, equally spacious double bedroom, boasting built in storage and original feature fireplace. Being split over two floors both bedrooms enjoy a desirable level of privacy from one another, ideal for sharers. Completing the upper floor is a roomy family bathroom, furnished with both shower and bath, ideal for a soak in the tub after a leisurely amble around Brockwell Park, located less than a two minute stroll away.

Leander Road is a leafy residential street with a true sense of community, a neighbourly road locally famous for hosting their annual summer street party. This sought-after road is located a short walk to the centre of Brixton offering the culinary delights of Brixton Village and a wide array of cultural entertainment choices whilst also being the first stop on the Victoria line. Moments away is a large supermarket and various cafes, pubs and restaurants, such as Naughty Piglets, Stir Coffee and the Elm Park Tavern. The green, open spaces of Brockwell Park are also a stone’s throw away, along with its iconic 1930’s Lido and fantastic sports facilities. The amenities and transport links in Herne Hill are a pleasant ten minute stroll through Brockwell Park, this lovely, versatile property will appeal to purchasers considering moving to both areas. Early registration of interest is advised.


EPC rating: D (58)

Floor plan


Front door to work

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

  • Victoria 22 mins
  • South Bank 27 mins
  • London Bridge 28 mins
  • The City 30 mins
  • Canary Wharf 41 mins


0.7 mi / 14 mins walk

Route & info

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

Herne Hill

0.8 mi / 15 mins walk

Route & info

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


0.8 mi / 16 mins walk

Route & info

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

Tulse Hill

1.3 mi / 26 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.

Clapham North

1.3 mi / 25 mins walk

Route & info

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

Loughborough Junction

1.3 mi / 26 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.

Clapham Common

1.4 mi / 27 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham High Street

1.4 mi / 27 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.

Streatham Hill

1.4 mi / 30 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. Southern services to Victoria via Clapham Junction, London Bridge, Crystal Palace and Sutton. 

North Dulwich

1.5 mi / 29 mins walk

Route & info

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

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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