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
- Four double bedrooms
- Two bathrooms
- Private South-West facing garden
- Two Juliet balconies
- Victorian freehold house
- Wider property than the standard of the area
- Potential to extend the loft STPP
- Desirable residential street
- Short walk to Brixton, Herne Hill and Brockwell Park
Keating Estates are proud to present to market a larger than average four double bedroom, two bathroom Victorian terraced townhouse, with a South-West facing garden plus two Juliet balconies. This stunning home is situated on Arodene Road, a desirable residential street in the heart of the Josephine Avenue conservation area, within walking distance of both Brixton and Herne Hill, a short stroll to Brockwell Park.
Owned by an architect and designer the house has been lovingly remodelled during the time of ownership, creating a unique kitchen extension with exceptional attention to detail. This particular property is around two feet wider than the standard of the area, meaning that the house feels additionally spacious and airy throughout.
To the front of the property is a wonderfully bright and airy dual reception room, complete with an attractive box bay window and high ceilings, decorated with ornate cornicing, amplifying the sense of space to create a soothingly stunning area in which to relax. The reception room boasts preserved floorboards and original dividing doors, which can be closed to create a cosier, more intimate feel to either room. Beyond, the dine-in kitchen has been tastefully extended, creating the ideal hub of the home. Distinctive design and use of unusual materials such as marble flooring with underfloor heating, dappled plasterwork walls and a combination of substantial wooden and concrete work surfaces combine to create a luxurious ambience. Dine in style at the table with picture frame views to the kitchen and garden beyond, or cook up a tasty treat in the superb kitchen. Bathed in natural light from multiple skylights and an impressive large-pane window framing the garden, the kitchen is contemporary with predominantly black gloss cabinetry and appliances adding a strikingly attractive contrast to the rest of this vast room, sure to wow guests.
Bi-fold doors lead from the dining area to a thoughtfully designed and well-maintained garden which feels worlds away from the hustle and bustle of city life, providing the ideal sunny spot in which to unwind with a book or dine al-fresco throughout the warmer months. South-West facing this lovely private garden features a paved seating area, with a raised lush lawn, bordered with planters plus a handy shed to the rear.
Over the upper floors are four double bedrooms, two family bathrooms and a loft, ideal for storage yet with precedent set on the road should the new purchaser wish to seek the necessary permissions to further expand this already substantial home. The principal bedroom spans the width of the first floor, this deluxe room has built-in wardrobes and neutral décor with characterful features creating a calming yet airy ambience, ideal for unwinding at the end of the day. The positioning of this wonderful home means the principal bedroom has additional privacy and views through large sash windows over the tree-tops as it faces onto the front fenced lawns of the houses on Helix Gardens. The remaining three double bedrooms are all nestled to the rear of the home, enjoying leafy views over the garden, two of these bedrooms boast Juliette balconies, a rarity in this area, further elevating the appeal of this unique property. The uppermost bedroom has lofted ceilings, cleverly housing a mezzanine snug area, ideal for bedtime reading, fun children’s sleepovers or meditation.
Completing the interior of this exquisite house, both bathrooms are the epitome of indulgence, with marble tiling, one is equipped with a bathtub, separate walk-in rain shower plus double sinks, and the other a bathtub with an overhead rain shower. Both have storage for a neat finish and underfloor heating, ensuring toasty toes all year round.
The location on Arodene Road is fantastic, with the positioning ensuring additional light and privacy with garden views front and back. Arodene Road is a leafy residential road with a true sense of community, a neighbourly street forming part of the low-traffic neighbourhood. 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 and the property will appeal to purchasers considering moving to both of these in-demand areas.
There are few properties in the area that have as many positive attributes, and this larger-than-average home could be moved into stress-free, benefiting from the immaculate finish and thoughtful consideration of design, yet with the potential to grow into in the future if required. Early registration of interest is advised.
0.7 mi / 15 mins walkRoute & info
Victoria Line services every three mins (approx) to Finsbury Park and Walthamstow Central.
0.8 mi / 17 mins walkRoute & info
4 trains direct to Victoria per hour and 4 to Orpington via Herne Hill
0.8 mi / 18 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2. First Capital Connect services to Victoria, Blackfriars and Wimbledon.
1.2 mi / 27 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2, Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)
1.3 mi / 27 mins walkRoute & info
1.3 mi / 29 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.
1.3 mi / 30 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2. Southern services to Victoria via Clapham Junction, London Bridge, Crystal Palace and Sutton.
1.3 mi / 29 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.
Clapham High Street
1.3 mi / 29 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.
1.7 mi / 37 mins walkRoute & info
ZONE 2 (and 3), Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)
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