DescriptionAre you looking for a one bedroom period built GARDEN flat that offers real character? This sizeable (60.3 sqm) flat in Hackford Road is actually bigger than many 2 bedroom flats and might be exactly what you are looking for. It's being sold with a SHARE of the FREEHOLD (and over 900 year lease) too.
It's a gorgeous and charming property that has been conscientiously upgraded by the current owner.
The freeholders jointly renovated the exterior in 2018, removing the paint and treating the brickwork. There are two other owners in the building who the owner says are delightful and lovely people.
The wallpaper in the flat is all William Morris, other than hallway paper which was limited edition Scandinavian (£200 per metre) and there is spare for replacing for new owners. In fact The flat and its wallpaper featured in fashion magazine - Candid Magazine issue 12 and the current owner is credited and the shoot was art directed by Ravi Kelay a well-known fashion stylist.
The large lounge has an original style FIREPLACE, that's gas fired and can be remote controlled There's beautiful original style STRIPPED WOODEN FLOORING along with the typically HIGH CEILINGS and beautiful picture rails and that gorgeous wallpaper!
The beautiful Victorian styled bathroom has tiles from 'Fired Earth'.
The SASH windows other than bedroom and bathroom were fully renovated in 2019 and are original and with draft exclusion put in when renovated by local sash window craftsman.
The PLANTATION SHUTTERS are approximately 5 years old and were installed by the Plantation Shutter co. in Battersea which are the original company that started the craze in the 90's - so they can be serviced if needed, however they work perfectly.
In the VAST and spacious kitchen with space to entertain and dine in, the boiler is less than 2 year old and has internet and manual controls. The owner is also happy to leave the dishwasher, oven, washing machine and fridge included at no extra cost - all under two years old! The garden furniture will be left for buyers too. For Cat lovers the 'flap' is a microchip controlled version for your favourite feline. The garden is sole use and private and there's plenty of space for a bar-be-que and guests when the sun is out.
The bedroom carpet is expensive 100% 'New Wool' and the built in cupboards cleverly designed to use Ikea parts, for easy modification or replacement parts.
The owner is happy to include any of the book shelving in sitting room and cupboard, as well as the kitchen table and computer - but rest assured they'll be removed if unwanted.
Charges are just £350 per ANNUM towards the communal electricity bill and the buildings insurance.
Locally there are two independent coffee shops a vegan restaurant and a great eritrean restaurant which is within walking distance. It's just a 10 minute walk to the beautiful Kennington Park, or 10 minutes to the vibrant, eclectic and diverse scene of Brixton. There are so many brilliant options to eat and drink here. There's a fabulous Deli on Brixton Road just 5 minutes walk away.
Commutes to the city are very quick via Oval, Stockwell, Kennington and Vauxhall stations. These include Overground train services to Clapham Junction and Waterloo, along with Underground services (Victoria and Northern line) plus many bus services. Oval Underground station is WALKING DISTANCE.
On Saturdays you'll find a busy farmers market is run at nearby St. Marks Church. In the summer months, there is also a wonderful street food venue at Vauxhall station. It is also close to the huge regeneration project at Nine Elms, which will see new Underground stations.
There are two 24 hour gyms within a few minutes walk and Joanna Lumley lives around the corner! The swimming pool in school on the street takes membership from locals for weekends am and holidays.
Van Gough lived on street and there is a semi museum in the house at the end of the street. 'Van Gogh House' London, Exhibitions, Residencies and Tours. The print museum is at the end of Hackford Road.
It's a road with plenty of history!
I'd absolutely recommend a viewing at this beautiful flat!
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