A highly sought after mid terraced Victorian half-house situated within a 10 minute walk from the Forest Hill hub, mainline station and bus routes. This property has a spacious reception room, separate dining room, a galley kitchen and a versatile third reception room to the rear of the property which opens directly onto the rear garden, plus two double bedrooms and brand new bathroom. The property also benefits from a large attic plus private front and rear mature gardens.
There is a handy cut through to Forest hill station via Shipman Road and the station has fantastic links now to London Bridge, Canada Water and many more destinations. Energy Efficiency Rating: D
The front door and entrance hall are shared with the right hand side of the house. The entrance hall has recently been redecorated and re-floored to make it bright and airy.
The reception room comprises of the original fireplace, a contemporary tiled hearth, stripped wooden flooring, two multi panelled double glazed windows to front aspect, one radiator.
The dining room comprises of the original fireplace, a contemporary tiled hearth to match the reception room, stripped wooden flooring, a multi panelled double glazed back door leading out onto the decking, a large under stair storage cupboard, one radiator.
The galley style kitchen comprises of grey tiled flooring, polished wooden work surface accommodating sink with mixer tap, range of floor and wall mounted units, contemporary tiled splashback and walls, large 5 hob cooker with oven, stainless steel extractor hood, plumbing and space for a washing machine, space for a free standing full size fridge, multiple rails and racks for saucepans, herbs and spices, multi panelled double glazed window with side aspect.
Conservatory / Study / Playroom:
The third reception room is completely versatile. It works perfectly as an extension to the kitchen, a study or a playroom which is its current use. It comprises of grey tiled flooring, large multi aspect windows and a back door leading out onto the grass lawn.
The master bedroom comprises of stripped wooden flooring, two multi panelled double glazed windows to front aspect, one radiator, a good sized built in cupboard.
Bedroom 2 comprises of stripped wooden flooring, one multi panelled double glazed window to rear aspect, one radiator, a good sized built in cupboard.
The bathroom was completely renovated just over a year ago to give it a new, contemporary feel. The bathroom comprises of contemporary tiled flooring, WC, towel radiator, one multi panelled double glazed window to size aspect, bath with shower attachment and mixer tap, contemporary tiled walls, sink with mixer taps, large mirror plus matching toothbrush holder, shelving unit, hand towel rail and toilet roll holder.
The large attic space which sits above both double bedrooms is accessed by a pull down ladder from a ceiling hatch about the first floor landing. The attic is currently part boarded and provides excellent storage.
The property benefits from both a private front and rear garden. The front garden features a low maintenance stone area surrounded by a mature shrub boarder. The rear garden comprises of a patio area perfect for dining outside at any time of day, a grass lawn, a section of decking leading out from the back door providing a great place for many potted plants and herbs, all surrounded by a mature boarder. The garden also contains a good size garden shed and a side access meaning garden rubbish does not have to be carried through the house.
The road outside the property offers ample free parking.
Forest Hill has transformed over the past 5 years into a wonderful local hub full of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. The Forest Hill leisure center, opened in 2012, includes two swimming pools, a health and fitness suite and full exercise workout timetable. The nearby local parks host many outdoor exercise classes, such as running, Yoga and Pilates, and are a great place for meeting new friends. Plus when it comes to children, Forest Hill and the surrounding areas provide so many classes and groups that you'll be spoilt for choice.
However, the real gem in the Forest Hill crown is the celebrated Horniman Museum with its many different and mostly free exhibitions. It hosts many exciting events throughout the year as well as a weekly Farmers Market. Also contained within its accompanying gardens is an animal enclosure, flower gardens, and a Grade II listed early 20th century conservatory. Views from the gardens stretch out over central and north London.
Forest Hill railway station is served by frequent London Overground and Southern trains to London Bridge (17 minutes), London Victoria (37 minutes), Dalston Junction (28 minutes) and Highbury & Islington (37 minutes). With a quick change at Canada Water, you can also be in Canary Warf within just over 20 minutes. Forest Hill is also served by a number of bus routes.
Please see the many photographs that accompany this listing and the indicative floor plan for further detail. To fully appreciate this property please arrange a viewing appointment which you can do 24/7 by clicking on the contact link provided.