Elm Park, SW2

4 bedroom house for sale

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  • Four bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • Double-fronted end-of-terrace period house
  • Private garden and terrace
  • Off-street parking if desired
  • Precedent & scope for multiple extensions STNP
  • Solar water heater
  • Wood-burning stove
  • Short stroll to Central Brixton, Victoria Line & Brockwell Park
  • Freehold & chain-free

Property details

Keating Estates are proud to present to market an exquisite four bedroom double-fronted end-of-terrace period house with a private walled garden, gates for off-street parking plus a terrace and unofficial access to the roof both boasting glorious views. Having been owned by an artist for over thirty years the house has an abundance of preserved charm and character, and the owner has implemented extensive work and maintenance throughout the house during their time of residence.

The setting is idyllic, opposite a church with no adjoining house to one side, creating a wonderful feeling of openness and uncrowded privacy. This beautiful home is within the leafy Rush Common conservation area with plenty of trees and surrounding greenery, forming part of the Low Traffic Network ensuring traffic is quiet with ease of parking.

This grand and stylish home offers a versatile layout, to the front of the ground floor sit two reception rooms, the slightly larger of the two is bathed in natural light from dual aspect windows with a pretty French door leading out to the garden. A spacious and distinctive room with wooden flooring and high corniced ceilings offering the proportions in which to lounge or entertain in front of the wood-burning stove. Across the hall, the second reception is equally as characterful, currently being utilised as a home office, yet easily repurposed to suit the needs of the purchaser. The separate dine-in kitchen sits to the rear, with a country style ambience, enjoy cooking in the kitchen and dining around the table to garden views, with a patio door leading outside for a seamless transition to al-fresco dining. Adjacent a separate utility room keeps the laundry neatly and quietly tucked away.

Accessed from both the kitchen and larger reception, the garden is a private walled space with vehicle gates should off-street parking be desired. This adaptable garden provides a myriad of potential uses and could accommodate a garden office, gym, car port or be made back into a private walled garden easily.

To the first floor there are three double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a separate additional W.C. All three bedrooms on this floor boast wooden flooring and high ceilings, two of the rooms are particularly large and feature original fireplaces, the principal bedroom also boasts dual aspect windows including a bay window overlooking the garden below. To the second floor sits the fourth bedroom, with a with a mezzanine level bed above. Leading off this bedroom is a pretty terrace, a glorious suntrap ideal for relaxing with a coffee and the papers or watching the sun set.

Of further benefit, there is a cellar accessed from the kitchen, a solar thermal water heater on the roof which supplies hot water and helps towards reducing energy costs, the boiler and electrics are up to specification, chimney and fire are HETAS approved to comply with Defra legislation and this delightful house comes with a certificate of structural adequacy.

Subject to the necessary permissions, should the purchaser desire there is the potential to grow into the property, adding further value with the potential for a side extension, cellar enlargement or extending upwards as per the precedent which has been set next door for a contemporary extension at roof level.

Elm Park is a very friendly and neighbourly street with an annual street party, a children’s nursery and after school club close by plus corner shops and a supermarket within a three-minute walk. The house is situated a fifteen-minute stroll to the culinary and nightlife mecca of South London, Brixton, and five minutes to Brockwell Park with all its amenities and beauty of nature with the lakes and secret gardens. A fifteen-minute walk across the park brings you to Herne Hill station and the many pubs, cafes and restaurants of Herne Hill. Purchasers have the popular establishments on Brixton Hill within touching distance, including F Mondays, Stir Coffee, Pizza Brixton and the ever-popular White Horse Pub, as well as a neighbourhood favourite, the Elm Park Tavern, just along the road. This elegant house is perfect for anyone who wants to be close to the action but wants to retain a sense of calm. The first stop on the Victoria Line at Brixton tube station is a short stroll down the hill and multiple buses run up and down Brixton Hill, whisking you down to the tube within a few minutes and through into central London. The buses offer a great alternative to the tube and train stations for commuters into central London, with day and night buses coming and going every other minute from the stop at the of the road.

Early registration of interest is advised. Freehold. Chain-free.

EPC rating: D (60)

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Front door to work

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

  • Victoria 27 mins
  • South Bank 32 mins
  • London Bridge 33 mins
  • The City 35 mins
  • Canary Wharf 46 mins


0.9 mi / 19 mins walk

Route & info

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

Herne Hill

1 mi / 18 mins walk

Route & info

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


1 mi / 19 mins walk

Route & info

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

Streatham Hill

1.1 mi / 23 mins walk

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

Tulse Hill

1.1 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 Common

1.3 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 North

1.3 mi / 29 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 High Street

1.4 mi / 27 mins walk

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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.

Loughborough Junction

1.5 mi / 32 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.

Clapham South

1.5 mi / 31 mins walk

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

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.

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