Elfindale Road, SE24

5 bedroom house for sale

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  • Five double bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms plus downstairs WC
  • South-West Facing private garden
  • Edwardian freehold house
  • Preserved features
  • Over 2,100 square feet of internal space
  • Catchment area for outstanding schools
  • Dulwich Village and Herne Hill a ten-minute walk
  • Brockwell Park nearby

Property details

Keating Estates are proud to present to market this impressive five double bedroom, three bathroom Edwardian family home. Nestled peacefully on a desirable tree-lined residential street within the North Dulwich Triangle, one of the area’s most sought-after pockets offering a neighbourly feel with access to in-demand schools. Spanning over 2,100 square feet of internal space plus a South-West facing garden this extensive property will appeal to many purchasers, early registration of interest is advised.

Lovingly maintained by the current owners this beautiful home has been extended and strikes the ideal balance of preserved period features combined with modern fixtures and high quality finishes to create an appealing ambience from the moment you enter. The ground floor comprises a dual-aspect reception, a convenient WC and a stunning rear open-plan dine-in kitchen. The double reception room displays charming Edwardian character with high ceilings, feature fireplaces, floorboards and original dividing doors - a grand and impressive space perfect for entertaining or relaxing. The large arched window adds further character whilst flooding the room with natural light, adding to the appeal is a rear porched area with stained glass features and French doors to the garden beyond.

Contemporary and stylish the dine-in kitchen is sleek, a large and airy room designed with immaculate attention to detail, providing the ideal family hub. A fully integrated kitchen is complete with high-end appliances, abundant storage options and an appealing breakfast island. There are comfortable dimensions for a large dining table and multiple lighting features running the length of the room add to the appealing atmosphere. Paneled glass doors span the width of the room, opening to the rear private garden.

The wrap-around garden is a heavenly South-West facing suntrap with a low-maintenance patio area, leading to a grassy lawn with planted borders. This charming garden is perfect for hosting al-fresco or simply soaking up the rays with a good book.

Arranged over the first floor are three well-proportioned double bedrooms. One being particularly impressive, spanning the entire width of the property and boasting the same attractive arched windows as downstairs. The further two bedrooms are nestled towards the rear with garden views, one of which is currently being utilised as a home office. A luxuriously large family bathroom separates the rear bedrooms, equipped with both a bathtub and separate shower, with blue tiles adding a vibrant, clean finish.

Peacefully atop the house, the second floor comprises two large bedroom suites both complete with modern bathrooms with rain showers, plus under sink storage. The suite to the front is bathed in natural light from multiple Velux windows, with plenty of space for a desk plus a cosy roofpoint nook, ideal for reading or meditating. The suite to the rear has access to eaves storage, plus dual-aspect windows with the elevated position ensuring a bright and private room whilst offering fantastic views across the rooftops and skyline.

Perfectly positioned within the North Dulwich Triangle, Elfindale Road is a quiet tree-lined residential street within the catchment area of excellent school such as Dulwich village infant school, Dulwich hamlet as well as Judith Kerr primary school and North Dulwich Charter. Some of London’s best private schools such as JAGS girls, Allayn’s and Dulwich Collage are all walking distance. Herne Hill and Dulwich Village are both walkable in under ten minutes, both offering an up-market village feel and a wide range of shops, restaurants, pubs, bakeries and cafes. The green open spaces of Sunray Gardens and Brockwell Park with the lido, gym and café among its myriad attractions, are both a short walk away.

There are excellent transport links to the city with Herne Hill station offering trains to Victoria and Blackfriars and North Dulwich station whisking you to London Bridge. A short bus journey or uber links you to nearby Brixton station, first stop on the Victoria Line. There are plenty of day and night buses servicing the area and offering an alternative commute.

All in all, an enviable house in an exceptional location offering a wide range of options for any potential purchaser looking to move to the area.

EPC rating: D (62)

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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 21 mins
  • Canary Wharf 24 mins
  • South Bank 32 mins
  • London Bridge 33 mins
  • The City 35 mins

North Dulwich

0.5 mi / 10 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. Southern services to London Bridge via Peckham Rye, West Croydon and Beckenham Junction via Crystal Palace.

Herne Hill

0.5 mi / 10 mins walk

Route & info

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

Loughborough Junction

0.9 mi / 19 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.

Denmark Hill

1 mi / 22 mins walk

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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.

East Dulwich

1.1 mi / 23 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. Southern services to London Bridge via Peckham Rye, West Croydon and Beckenham Junction via Crystal Palace. 


1.3 mi / 28 mins walk

Route & info

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


1.4 mi / 30 mins walk

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

Tulse Hill

1.4 mi / 33 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.

West Dulwich

1.5 mi / 32 mins walk

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ZONE 3. Southeastern service to London Victoria and Orpington.

Peckham Rye

1.9 mi / 40 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2, this station enjoys Overground, Southern, SouthEastern and first Capital services to, amongst others, Highbury and Islington via Canada Water, Victoria, London Bridge, Clapham Junction, West Croydon and Sevenoaks. 

Herne Hill area highlights

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

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