Holmewood Gardens, SW2

1 bedroom flat for sale
Share of Freehold


  • One double bedroom
  • Potential to convert into two bedrooms STPP
  • Large private garden
  • Victorian conversion
  • Leafy setting overlooking park
  • Almost 700 square feet
  • Fifteen-minute walk to Brixton
  • Excellent variety of transport links
  • Amenities of Brixton, Streatham, Herne Hill and Clapham
  • Chain-free

Property details

A characterful one-bedroom garden flat with the potential for the new purchaser to stamp their own mark over time. Arranged over the ground floor of a handsome Victorian terrace on the highly sought-after Holmewood Gardens, the property is situated within a quiet residential pocket of Brixton Hill, overlooking a beautiful garden square and has easy access to central Brixton, Streatham and Clapham.

At almost 700 square feet this fantastic property offers an appealing level of charming period character, boasting a large bay window and high ceilings, the reception room enjoys leafy views over the garden square of Holmewood Gardens opposite. With generous proportions on offer, this wonderful room is ideal for lounging in front of the original fireplace.

The bedroom is tucked away to offer a peaceful and private retreat, a comfortable double featuring alcoves perfect for integrated wardrobes, with a large window overlooking the private garden behind. Subject to the necessary permissions, there is the potential to extend the property, adding a second bedroom should the new purchaser wish to grow into the space over time.

Adjacent to the bedroom is a sizeable bathroom, currently equipped with both bath and shower as well as storage, a large window allows for ample ventilation whilst an attractive stained glass panel links to the hallway. The flat further benefits from a cellar, perfect for storing away those essential but rarely used belongings.

A separate dine-in kitchen resides to the rear of the property, fully equipped with on-trend black shaker-style units and ample space for a dining table. A characterful half-bay window and a patio door lead out to the large private garden, allowing fresh air to breeze through and creating a seamless transition for al-fresco dining.

The private garden is deceptively spacious, currently in a mature state, providing the new purchaser the opportunity to roll up their sleeves and do a little pruning, this sunny spot will be perfect for BBQs and entertaining in the warmer months.

Situated on a friendly and neighbourly road, the local residents are brought together by the green open spaces of Holmewood Gardens opposite. A fifteen-minute walk away you have everything that Brixton has to offer, from music venues and the culinary delights of Brixton Village to large brand shops and cracking transport links, first stop on the Victoria Line. Regular day and night buses run up and down Brixton Hill, whisking you to the tube within a few minutes. In the other direction, you have Streatham High Street and its multitude of restaurants and bars. Brockwell Park, Tooting and Balham Common, and Clapham Common are all within walking distance. Having the South Circular on your doorstep and the option for on-street permit parking the location is perfect for those with a vehicle.

Overall a charming and versatile property with generous proportions, well-located and surrounded by greenery, an exciting opportunity for those looking to add a little love to their first home, creating their own styling to their individual tastes. Early registration of interest is advised.


Floor plan


Front door to work

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

  • Victoria 32 mins
  • The City 37 mins
  • South Bank 37 mins
  • London Bridge 38 mins
  • Canary Wharf 51 mins

Streatham Hill

0.8 mi / 16 mins walk

Route & info

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

Tulse Hill

1 mi / 20 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.

Herne Hill

1.1 mi / 21 mins walk

Route & info

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


1.2 mi / 23 mins walk

Route & info

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


1.3 mi / 26 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham South

1.5 mi / 29 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2 (and 3), Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)

Clapham Common

1.5 mi / 29 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham North

1.5 mi / 29 mins walk

Route & info

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

West Norwood

1.6 mi / 31 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 3. Southern Service to and from London Victoria, London Bridge, Beckenham Junction and Sutton via West Croydon, with many services calling at Crystal Palace, which is two stops away to the south. The typical journey time into London Victoria is about 25 minutes.

West Dulwich

1.6 mi / 33 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 3. Southeastern service to London Victoria and Orpington.

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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