Keating Estates

Property Details

Leigham Court Road, SW16


Under Offer

  • Conversion Flat
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Victorian
  • Private Garden
  • Close To Transport Links
  • Characterful Features
  • Off-Street Allocated Parking
  • Mezzanine Level

Keating Estates (Brixton)
427 Coldharbour Lane

T: 020 7095 5777
F: 020 7720 2956

Property Description

An outstanding split level, one bedroom flat, with access to a private garden, moments from Streatham Hill station, set back quietly on this desirable road.

Located in the Leigham Court Road Conservation area, this detached, double-fronted building was built in 1866, a one-time home of W. R. Axten, of the iconic Quin and Axtens' Department Store in Brixton, with a blend of Gothic styling and a central turret, coupled with classical period references which reflect the fluid architectural tastes of builders at the time.

With over 700 square feet of internal space on offer, this spectacular flat is truly one of a kind and offers considerably more internal living space than the average one bedroom property in the area. The property is accessed via its own front door, directly into the impressive open-plan reception and kitchen. This magnificent space oozes character, complete with beamed ceilings, intricately detailed windows, wooden panelling and decorative cornicing. The L-shaped kitchen boasts stylish, contemporary units and all you need in terms of mod cons and storage, and is flooded with natural light. There is plenty of space for dining, relaxing and entertaining in this wonderfully open room, which is sure to be used on a regular basis. Double doors provide direct access onto the private garden: this attractive outdoor area is the perfect space in which to unwind and enjoy the tranquil surroundings during the warmer months and feels worlds away from the hustle and bustle of city life. 

The double bedroom is generous in size and has the added benefit of floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobes. Natural light is a running theme throughout the property – the bedroom is no different, with attractive windows adding further character. The luxurious bathroom is sleek and modern, complete with a stylish walk-in shower. The property has the superb additional benefit of a spacious mezzanine level, currently used as a guest bedroom. This brilliant space is versatile and has many potential uses, such as a second/guest bedroom, a study, snug, TV area etc.

The flat is nestled in a popular residential pocket, highly sought after for its character, feel and proximity to Streatham Hill, Clapham, Balham and Brixton. Streatham Hill station is a minute’s walk with direct trains into Clapham Junction, Victoria and London Bridge. There are a wide range of fantastic local amenities on the doorstep of this grand property. Streatham's vibrant high street with an array of restaurants, cafes, bars, popular schools and shopping facilities are all within reach.

Within walking distance, you have the centres of Clapham, Balham and Brixton. On one hand, you will everything that Brixton has to offer, from music venues and the culinary delights of Brixton Village to large brand-shops and cracking transport links, first stop on the Victoria Line. Multiple buses run up and down the High Road and Brixton Hill, whisking you down to the tube within minutes. On the other hand, you will have Clapham High Street and its multitude of restaurants and bars. There are excellent transport links with two Northern Line underground stations, Clapham High Street Station on the Overground and numerous bus routes to other areas of London. Brockwell Park and Clapham Common are both within walking distance and having the South Circular on your doorstep is perfect for anyone with a car. Early registration of interest is advised.

Council Tax Band C

EPC rating C (72)

Floor Plan

Floor Plan

Transport Information

Front door to work.

We calculate times using the first fast train after 8am to be most relevant to your journey to work. All journey times are from a property to the area listed right.

  • Victoria 22 mins
  • South Bank 33 mins
  • London Bridge 33 mins
  • The City 34 mins
  • Canary Wharf 44 mins
Front door to nearest stations
  • Streatham Hill 3 mins
  • Streatham 16 mins
  • Tulse Hill 18 mins

Area Highlights


The area on the move, with its’ distinctive avenues of red brick and tiled, elegant, late Victorian terraced houses. The high street has had its ups and downs: the Romans paved it, the Saxons renamed it, the seventies destroyed it and the noughties begun a steady rebuilding of reputation which continues today with the new Streatham Hub development, the world famous Hideaway Jazz bar and a multitude of bars and cafes sprouting up or undergoing improvements. Streatham Common, Streatham Green and the Tooting Commons are all on hand with the latter being enormous and offering all that one hopes for, from running track to lido to tennis courts and much more at a five minute trot from central Streatham.

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