Braxted Park | SW16 | £1,150,000
A fantastic Edwardian semi-detached four bedroom house with beautiful original features and off street parking. Two large reception rooms and a secluded south-west facing garden. Braxted Park is a sought after tree lined street, within a lovely residential conservation area; quiet and neighbourly with the common at the top of the road and the wonderful landscaped gardens of The Rookery and café nearby. Within walking distance of many of Streatham's excellent schools, nurseries and pre schools, making it an ideal family home. The current owners have undertaken many improvements to the property including new roof, full rewire and CAT 6 networking, NEST heating system, bathroom with underfloor heating and redecoration throughout. This house provides the opportunity to extend into the roof line to add another bedroom and bathroom, subject to planning.
Set in a sought-after area in Streatham, close to the Common, this expansive four bedroom house offers the ideal ‘forever’ home. Ideally located in the middle section of Braxted Park and sitting back from the road to offer off street parking, you enter via a path that leads up to a stained glass front door. On entry, this deep linear house with high ceilings and original dark wood floors, has three rooms to the left, and a further reception room to the rear of the property. Starting on the left, there is a front reception room with bay windows looking out to the front of the property, and a large attractive fireplace which could be converted to house a wood burner. Off this room is a breakfast room, leading through into the kitchen that offers ample floor and wall cupboards. From the kitchen there is a door to the garden and two outhouses, ideal for bike storage, plus access to the front of the house via the garden side door and passageway, ideal for access with muddy wellies after a walk in the nearby woods behind The Rookery.
Back in to the hallway, and half way down, you will find a WC before the hall opens out into a large, light, drawing room with beautiful high ceilings, and a marble surround fireplace that gives this room a Regal feel. At the end of the drawing room are sliding doors leading out onto the private garden.
In the middle of the hall is the pretty staircase with carpet runner and ornate balustrade that leads up to the bedrooms. On reaching the first floor you are presented with a spacious and light hallway from a Velux in the roof, and bedrooms both to the left and right. Starting at the front of the house, there is a large bedroom with bay windows with original stained glass, looking out to the front of the house. Adjacent is a family bathroom with shower over the bath and tiled floor with underfloor heating, and another large bedroom next door, with window looking to the side of the house. Down the corridor, heading to the rear of the house, there is a smaller bedroom with an original Art Nouveau feature fireplace in the corner. Next to this is a WC. At the end of the corridor is the master bedroom with floor to ceiling bespoke fitted cupboards and drawers and a large, bay, window overlooking the garden. Being south-west facing, this room is flooded with light, with views over the garden. From here you can see a row of gardens from the adjoining street. This house provides the opportunity to extend into the roof line to add another bedroom and bathroom, subject to planning.
Outside, there is a great sized south-west facing family garden. This garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature herbaceous borders, and benefits from not being over looked as it backs onto the gardens of Heybridge Avenue.
Within catchment of many of Streatham's excellent schools, nurseries and pre schools including Julian's, St Andrews, Immanuel & St Andrew and the outstanding Norwood Grove Pre-school, one of Streatham's hidden gems.
Streatham has so much to offer it's residents: best known for having the longest road in Europe, Streatham has firmly put its mark on becoming a destination area with an array of gastro pubs, each with a different offering as well as plenty of delicious restaurants, bars, cafés and a well-known Jazz Club. Streatham is also proud to be named as having an Olympic ice rink, and a well well-followed Ice Hockey team who regularly play there, offering a great night out for all the family! Inside the complex is also a gym and leisure facilities which is ideal for families. Supermarkets are in plentiful supply with a 24hr Tesco and Sainsbury’s within close proximity. In addition, Streatham has welcomed in a M&S Food and Aldi to its’ already large list of shopping facilities. Further up the high street are many other branded shops, as well as an Odeon cinema.
This excellent four bedroom Edwardian home also sits very close to Streatham Common; A vast open area for all the residents to enjoy. At the bottom of The Common is a newly created playground, whilst the middle section offers residents the space to walk dogs, exercise, or sit and enjoy the sunshine. At the top of The Common is a paddling pool, and wooded area that offers activities for kids at the weekends. A café sits at the top of The Common, sister to Skylark in Wandsworth, and offers both hot and cold food / drinks. It is also worth checking out Inkspot Brewery, Streatham’s own local brewery, and their doors are always open! Behind this is a Rookery, offering beautifully kept gardens. The Rookery is also used for monthly food markets, plays from Streatham Theatre and local concerts throughout the year.
Braxted Park has central London at its’ finger tips with two stations within close proximity: Streatham Common connects to Balham (Northern line), London Victoria, London Bridge as well as a line through Shepherd’s Bush (Westfields). In addition, Streatham station offers routes through Farringdon, Blackfriars and Kings Cross, as well as a line to London Bridge. A newly formed bus terminal next to Tescos offers a plethora of bus routes through to Brixton (Victoria line) Green Park and Liverpool street, to name but a few.
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