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
Chaucer Road, SE24
- Two bedrooms
- Two bathrooms
- Victorian split-level conversion
- Large South-East facing shared garden
- Over 900 square feet of internal space
- Beautifully presented throughout
- Sought after-location in Poet's Corner
- Moments to Brockwell Park
- Herne Hill station in eight minutes
- Brixton tube a thirteen minute stroll away
An exciting opportunity to purchase a two double bedroom flat with a garden on a highly popular road in the heart of Poet’s Corner. With over 900 square feet of internal space split over the first and second floor of a handsome Victorian conversion, this beautiful property benefits from access to a South-East facing garden and will appeal to a wide range of purchasers.
A bright and airy reception room spans the width of the property, a delightful room offering plenty of space to dine with guests or lounge in front of the feature fireplace, packed with further character from the three sash windows, wooden floorboards and high corniced ceilings. Adjacent sits a grand dine-in kitchen decorated to chic countryside tastes, wooden work surfaces span soft green cabinetry offering vast storage space and integrated appliances. With generous proportions on offer this sociable kitchen even has space to accommodate a breakfast bar or dining area. Subject to necessary permissions, the positioning of these two rooms provides the opportunity for the new purchaser to create one open plan room should they prefer.
On the upper floor, a large principal suite occupies the whole front of the building, boasting a stylish and comfortable double bedroom, walk-in dressing area and contemporary en-suite bathroom, equipped with both shower and bath, a desirable and rarely available setup. A further double bedroom is nestled to the rear of the second floor, enjoying leafy sunny views over the garden, currently being used as a home office by the current owners, this room could easily be repurposed to suit the needs of the purchaser. Offering a layer of privacy, a bright and well-presented second bathroom separates the bedrooms.
This stunning home also benefits from access to a large South-East facing garden, ideal for summer BBQs, soaking up the sun, or enjoying a friendly chat to the neighbour with whom this spot of green is shared.
It’s easy to see what makes Poets’ Corner such a desirable pocket: Herne Hill station is an eight-minute walk and Brixton tube station is a ten-minute stroll. Victoria is accessible within sixteen minutes, Blackfriars is twenty minutes, London Bridge is twenty-four minutes and Canary Wharf is within thirty-seven minutes, door to door. The celebrated Herne Hill establishments are close-by and the restaurants and shops within the lauded Brixton Village, the amenities of the high street and first stop on the Victoria Line at Brixton tube are within easy reach. The open spaces of the award winning Brockwell Park are also at the end of the road, along with its iconic 1930’s Lido and sports facilities. With Brockwell Park, Herne Hill’s pubs and restaurants and Brixton Village all on your doorstep, there is something to cater for all tastes.
EPC rating: D (68)
0.5 mi / 9 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2. First Capital Connect services to Victoria, Blackfriars and Wimbledon.
0.5 mi / 10 mins walkRoute & info
4 trains direct to Victoria per hour and 4 to Orpington via Herne Hill
0.7 mi / 12 mins walkRoute & info
Victoria Line services every three mins (approx) to Finsbury Park and Walthamstow Central.
0.9 mi / 18 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.
1.2 mi / 24 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2. Southern services to London Bridge via Peckham Rye, West Croydon and Beckenham Junction via Crystal Palace.
1.4 mi / 27 mins walkRoute & 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.
1.4 mi / 30 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.
1.5 mi / 29 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2, Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)
Clapham High Street
1.5 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, this station enjoys Overground, Southern, Southeastern services to, amongst others, Highbury and Islington via Canada Water, Victoria, Blackfriars, Clapham Junction, West Croydon and Sevenoaks.
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