6 Bed, Terraced, For Sale
*PROBATE SALE BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTOR*
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*CASH BUYERS ONLY! *
• Superb development opportunity
• Available with vacant possession
• Sought after street in a conservation area with tree lined
• Close to Camberwell Green park
• Feature Fireplaces
• Ideal First Time Purchase
• Ideal Investment Purchase
• Close to Various Transport Links, shops, bars, parks, restaurants, and schools
Proudly positioned in a conservation area, on Camberwell Grove is this fine North facing Grade II listed Georgian six-bedroom terraced house, built circa 1860, which offers spacious accommodation throughout with an overall total floor space of 2085 sq. feet. Now available to the market for the first time this grand period property has been in the same family generation for almost 47 years. It sits towards the bottom of a sought-after street, near Camberwell Church Street and St Giles Church (whose spire you can see from the rear windows at the back of the property.) The tree-lined street is still generally considered to be one of the finest streets in the area.
This amazing property offers a wealth of charm and character in need of refurbishment, and could become the perfect family home for the discerning cash buyer with no onward chain with great space and further potential.
From the moment, you walk through the front door there is a sense of space with the amazing high ceilings and spacious accommodation. Head further inside where you can soon start envisaging that this property has the potential to be a beautiful family home. You will also be amazed with the natural light that floods the lounge from the two large sash windows on the ground floor.
This property benefits from spacious accommodation spread over four floors with a living room, reception, kitchen/dining room, downstairs cloakroom, amazing storage space under the stairs on the ground floor/basement, a small self-contained kitchen on the third floor, six bedrooms and a family bathroom. Many of the original features have been retained and must be viewed to fully appreciate what this property has to offer.
This extraordinary and enormously large, Georgian Grade II listed building which dominates the street with its impressively large and extremely high frontal exterior has delightful period features, such as period wooden floors, sash windows some with shutters, original Victorian gas light valve wall fittings, high ceilings, high skirting boards, imperial wood panelling and eight original Georgian fireplaces, in the rooms on each floor.
This property, which was a working-class household in the early 1900s was very fortunate to have gas lighting laid on with most streets in London lit by gas as early as 1816.
For that little extra space, you could consider building a roof terrace subject to Listed Building Consent to the LA. The neighbouring property and a few of the terraced houses on the road already set the primacy for this area and all boast a roof terrace overlooking the stunning views of the historic buildings nearby and the tree lined street below.
Outside of the property there is on street parking for residential permit holders only from Monday to Friday (8.30am to 6.30pm). At the back aspect is a low maintenance small backyard and with a bit of imagination it can be turned into a beautiful outdoor space.
This prestigious period property is set for complete renovation throughout and when completed you are acquiring not just a new home, but part of our national heritage.
Denmark Hill station is your local morning commute hotspot and offers services into Blackfriars, Victoria and London Bridge. Lyndhurst Primary school is but a moment's stroll on Grove Lane and a little further down Grove Lane you have an enormous Sainsburys (complete with in-house Starbucks!) next to Dulwich Hamlet FC and gym facilities open to the public. Camberwell Butterfly Walk Shopping Centre is just 5 minutes stroll away and has everything you need under one roof such as Morrisons, Superdrug, Poundland, Macdonald’s and some charity shops to name a few. Sample delicious Greek and Cypriot cuisine at The Vineyard Greek Taverna which is just a few doors away. It is a family-run restaurant and it first opened its doors to the public back in 1974. Since then, the restaurant has become renowned for their authentic dishes, which they have been serving to the local community for generations.
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, on Denmark Hill is just 8 minutes’ walk away.
Camberwell College of Arts’ imposing concrete Sixties building on Peckham Road is currently undergoing refurbishment and will be transformed with a new glass front and public courtyard. The college, part of the University of the Arts London, will also get a new glass-fronted building with a lecture theatre, studios, library and gallery. The college’s first hall of residence will be built behind the site at a cost of £35 million. The Dulwich Foundation school is just a short drive or bus ride away and there are plenty of shops nearby including a host of independent food shops on Camberwell Church Street and Camberwell Green, plus a new, modern library and playground. The shops and restaurants of Peckham and East Dulwich are also in walking distance. Do you enjoy keeping fit? Why not try the newly renovated Camberwell Baths, which is stunning and within 60 seconds from your door. After an extensive refurbishment, the leisure centre offers the perfect place to have fun, stay fit and feel better for it with: a state of the art gym, 25m swimming pool, group exercise studios, cafe and much more for adults and children alike. With this range of fantastic facilities this is something not to be missed! Ruskin Park is just a short hop. It is a fine rolling park with open spaces, recently restored bandstand and wooded areas. There's tennis courts by the north side of the park, running parallel with the railway tracks that run to Denmark Hill station to the east, and a delightful little pond and a superb tree collection. You have the Butterfly Tennis Club also on your doorstep.
As well as having a host of amenities on your doorstep the property is also within easy reach of the restaurants, bars, cafes, shops and many other amenities of Camberwell. Camberwell Green's fifteen bus routes give direct access to all parts of central London, with London Overground and Thameslink services providing access to Blackfriars, St Pancras, Victoria, Shoreditch, Canada Water & Clapham Junction.
Grants may be available from Historic England, the Heritage Lottery Fund or the Heritage of London Trust to restore or repair a listed building at risk.
It’s a perfect first purchase with the benefits of freehold, and a great location!
With tons of potential this property will make a very exciting restoration and renovation project for the discerning cash buyer. Interested? Contact me now to book a viewing.
*EPC Rating: - E
*Total area approx.: - 193.8 sq. metres (2085.8 sq. feet)
*Tenure: - Freehold
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