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
Brailsford Road, SW2
- Two double bedrooms
- Victorian Conversion
- Views over Brockwell Park
- Highly sought-after residential road
- Wood burning stove
- 10 minute walk to Brixton
- 15 minute walk to Herne Hill
- Entrance to Brockwell Park on the road
- Share of freehold
An exciting opportunity to purchase a well-proportioned two double bedroom apartment, overlooking one of London’s most popular parks. This first floor Victorian conversion is secure and located on a highly sought-after residential road that runs parallel to Brockwell Park. Brailsford Road is a quiet, Victorian terraced street which is a ten-minute walk to Brixton tube station and has an entrance to Brockwell Park actually on the road itself.
Forming the heart of this beautiful home is a spacious open plan reception room, flooded with natural light from characterful sash windows, creating a bright and airy room ideal for entertaining guests or lounging of an evening in front of the cosy wood burner. The sleek, fully integrated kitchen offers ample storage space and large work surface, providing a trendy modern environment in which to both cook and dine.
To the rear of the property are both bedrooms, each enjoying leafy views over Brockwell Park.
The principal double bedroom boasts a feature fireplace, built in wardrobes. Perfect for working from home, an alcove desk space is nestled next to the sash window, providing glorious views and allowing fresh air to breeze through the room. Also a comfortable double the second bedroom sits adjacent sharing the same views. Currently being utilised as a home office by the current vendors, this versatile room offers built in storage and can easily be repurposed to suit the needs of the purchaser. A neutral family bathroom completes this lovely home, a calming space equipped with rain head shower and bath tub, ideal for a soak in the bubbles after a stroll around the park.
The property further comes with a share of the freehold and a share of the basement, ideal for storage.
As locations go, it is fantastic. A short walk to the centre of Brixton, Brockwell Park (lauded as London's best outdoor space by locals with its amazing lido among its myriad attractions) on your doorstep and a large Sainsbury’s within a minute’s walk. Various cafes, pubs and restaurants, such as Maremma, the Sympathetic Ear, The Hootenanny and Naughty Piglets are also all a short walk away. Herne Hill is a lovely fifteen-minute walk through the park, with its village charm, farmers market and eclectic array of shops and pubs. With Brixton Village, Brockwell Park, and Herne Hill’s pubs and restaurants all on your doorstep, there is something to cater for all purchasers and the property will appeal to purchasers considering moving to both these in-demand areas.
EPC rating: D (67)
0.6 mi / 11 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2. First Capital Connect services to Victoria, Blackfriars and Wimbledon.
0.7 mi / 14 mins walkRoute & info
Victoria Line services every three mins (approx) to Finsbury Park and Walthamstow Central.
0.9 mi / 17 mins walkRoute & info
4 trains direct to Victoria per hour and 4 to Orpington via Herne Hill
1.1 mi / 23 mins walkRoute & 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.
1.2 mi / 24 mins walkRoute & 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.
1.3 mi / 26 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2. Southern services to London Bridge via Peckham Rye, West Croydon and Beckenham Junction via Crystal Palace.
1.5 mi / 30 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 3. Southeastern service to London Victoria and Orpington.
1.5 mi / 30 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2, Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)
Clapham High Street
1.6 mi / 31 mins walkRoute & 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.
1.6 mi / 33 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2. Southern services to Victoria via Clapham Junction, London Bridge, Crystal Palace and Sutton.
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