Helix Road, SW2

5 bedroom house for sale


  • Five double bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms
  • Large South-East facing garden
  • Victorian end of terrace house
  • Annex with own entrance and patio
  • Almost 2,200 square feet of internal living space
  • Potential to extend the loft STPP
  • Desirable residential street
  • Short walk to Brixton and Herne Hill
  • Brockwell Park a five-minute stroll

Property details

Keating Estates are proud to present to market a substantial five double bedroom, three reception, three bathroom Victorian end of terrace townhouse, with a larger than average landscaped South-East facing garden plus a separate patio. This unique property is situated on Helix Road, a very popular residential street in the heart of the Josephine Avenue conservation area, within walking distance of both Brixton and Herne Hill, as short stroll to Brockwell Park.

This exceptional home has been lovingly cared for by the current owners and is a light and airy mix of contemporary design and characterful period features which include: a wood burner, period fireplaces, coving and Victorian tiling in the hallways. With almost 2,200 square feet of internal space, a flexible layout which allows potential purchasers to tailor the living space to suit their lifestyle and a spacious secluded garden, this is a rare find and there are very few properties in this area which have as many positive attributes.

The ground floor comprises a grand double reception and sitting room packed full of features from luxurious Victorian shadow cornicing, to original doors and two fireplaces, the ideal space in which to unwind in front of the multi-fuel stove. Double doors lead into the stunning extended kitchen and out to the rear through sliding glass doors, allowing the vast living space on the ground floor to flow seamlessly into the beautiful garden. The kitchen and dining room is a fantastic entertaining space; the focal piece is a large central skylight allowing light to flood into the room. The kitchen is contemporary designed with modern living in mind and boasting a sociable island, picture frame window and light features, finished with a high standard of fixtures and fittings including underfloor heating.

Larger than average for the area, the garden is a South-East facing suntrap, with mature shrubs offering a secluded feel, laid to patio and lawn to create an easily maintainable outdoor haven away from the hustle and bustle of the city, complete with an outdoor store. Back inside, there is further storage on offer in the large cellar.

Leading off from the dine-in kitchen, is a smart annex comprising two rooms and a luxury bathroom, the bedroom leads out into the garden whilst the study has its own private entrance leading across a patio to the side access of the house. These rooms have a multitude of different potential uses depending on the purchasers search requirements; a home office, au-pair or granny annex, double bedrooms, playrooms, utility room etc.

The first floor houses the principle bedroom plus two further double bedrooms which are all a fantastic size, all boasting original floorboards, double glazed sash windows and feature fireplaces. A contemporary bathroom with neutral styling completes the first floor. Stairs lead to another comfortable double bedroom overlooking the garden to the rear, another bathroom and access to the substantial loft space, precedent has been set on the road should the new purchaser wish to seek planning to further extend this sizeable home in the future.

A unique property with various characteristics that allow the property to stand out from all the other houses which are currently on the market.

The location is fantastic, set within the wide curvature of the bend on Helix Road the positioning ensures additional light and privacy with views down the street. Helix Road is a leafy residential road with a true sense of community, a neighbourly street forming part of the low traffic network. 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 independent eateries and pretty market plus the Thameslink trains in village-esq Herne Hill are a pleasant ten minute stroll through Brockwell Park.

Early registration of interest is advised.

EPC rating: D (63)

Floor plan


Front door to work

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

  • Victoria 23 mins
  • South Bank 28 mins
  • London Bridge 29 mins
  • The City 31 mins
  • Canary Wharf 42 mins


0.8 mi / 15 mins walk

Route & info

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


0.9 mi / 17 mins walk

Route & info

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

Herne Hill

0.9 mi / 17 mins walk

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

Tulse Hill

1.2 mi / 25 mins walk

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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

1.4 mi / 26 mins walk

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

Clapham Common

1.4 mi / 28 mins walk

Route & info

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

Loughborough Junction

1.4 mi / 27 mins walk

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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.

Streatham Hill

1.4 mi / 29 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham High Street

1.4 mi / 28 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.

North Dulwich

1.6 mi / 32 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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