Ferndale Road, SW9

3 bedroom house for sale
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  • Three double bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Private garden
  • Victorian house
  • Well-presented throughout
  • Brixton a five-minute stroll
  • Clapham High Street a twelve-minute walk
  • Northern and Victoria Lines plus Overground
  • Freehold
  • Chain-free

Property details

Keating Estates are proud to present to market this magnificently charming three-double-bedroom, two-bathroom Victorian family home nestled on Ferndale Road, a popular residential pocket, highly sought-after for its character and proximity to both Brixton and Clapham. Just a short walk to Brixton tube station and a variety of cafes, pubs and eateries.

With Wisteria blooming purple in the Spring and Summer this stunning home feels like a country house in the middle of the city, offering an exciting and eclectic mix of original period features and contemporary design which will appeal to many purchasers, early registration of interest is advised.

The double reception room offers the charm and character of the era in which it was originally built, with exposed floorboards, an ornate original fireplace in one room and a working gas fire in the front room, ideal for cosying up on the sofa with a good book. Bathing the rooms with natural light, a sash window is set to the front, framed with pretty plantation shutters whilst skylights in the dining room add to the ambience in the second reception.

The extended Neptune kitchen is set to the rear of the property boasting generous storage within shaker-style cabinetry for a country-style charm, complete with a butler sink and exposed brickwork. Work surfaces create a sociable central island and benched storage seating to the dining area, creating a homely room in which to cook with a lovely sense of light and space. Perfect for hosting, skylights and a floor-to-ceiling feature window overlooking the garden bathe the dining area in sunshine adding to the bright ambience and enhancing the spacious feel.

French glass doors from the kitchen flow into the private garden, offering the perfect transition to outdoor entertaining. Complete with a winding path leading to a shed and rear seating area, the garden is planted with a variety of new flowers, perfect for savouring the warmer months of the year. This wonderful garden benefits from no other houses or tall buildings behind, ensuring additional light and privacy.

Upstairs are three comfortable double bedrooms, in keeping with the considered attention to detail of this elegant home they are all well-presented with soothingly neutral tones. The principal bedroom is particularly appealing, spanning the full width of the top floor and flaunting exposed brickwork, wooden floorboards, lofty ceilings and two windows providing views across the rooftops plus additional skylights. This characterful room is equipped with built-in wardrobes and an attractive en-suite shower room complete with underfloor heating for toasty toes all year round.

On the first floor, the second bedroom is of similar sizeable proportions, offering similar views through large shuttered windows, fitted wardrobes and a feature fireplace. Still a comfortable double, the third bedroom sits adjacent, currently utilised as a nursery and guest room. A family bathroom is set to the rear of this floor, featuring a roll-top bath and separate walk-in shower plus a striking tiled floor and further exposed brickwork. Conveniently located just outside the bathroom is a walk-through storage ideal as an airing cupboard plus space for those essential yet rarely used belongings.

The location is fantastic, just a five-minute stroll down the road, is central Brixton, offering a range of amenities from private members clubs to music venues and the extremely popular Brixton Village, plus large brand shops and the incredibly popular Brockwell Park with its iconic Lido. A twelve-minute walk in the other direction brings you to the vibrant and diverse Clapham High Street offering a cracking nightlife and culinary delights. The cafes, artisan bakeries and boutique shops in Clapham Old Town and Abbeville Village are within reach and the green open spaces of Clapham Common are easily accessible by foot. The bars, restaurants and supermarkets of the popular Acre Lane are also a short stroll away.

Potential purchasers will benefit from fantastic transport links which include access to the Victoria Line (Brixton tube station) just a seven-minute walk, the Northern Line (Clapham North and Clapham Common tube stations), the overground service at Clapham High Street Station and Brixton Station, plus multiple day and night buses whisking into central London and beyond.

Freehold. Chain-free.

EPC rating: C (72)

Floor plan


Front door to work

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

  • Victoria 15 mins
  • South Bank 20 mins
  • London Bridge 21 mins
  • The City 23 mins
  • Canary Wharf 34 mins


0.3 mi / 6 mins walk

Route & info

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


0.3 mi / 7 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham North

0.6 mi / 13 mins walk

Route & info

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

Clapham High Street

0.7 mi / 15 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.


0.9 mi / 18 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2, Northern Line and Victoria Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes on the Morden to Barnet/Edgeware, Northern Line (approx) and Via Victoria on the Brixton to Walhamstow Central, Victoria Line.

Loughborough Junction

0.9 mi / 20 mins walk

Route & 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 Common

0.9 mi / 21 mins walk

Route & info

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

Herne Hill

1.2 mi / 26 mins walk

Route & info

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

Wandsworth Road

1.3 mi / 27 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. Overground and Southeastern services to Clapham Junction, Highbury and Islington via Canada Water and sporadically to Victoria and Battersea Park. 

Nine Elms

1.6 mi / 34 mins walk

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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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