Fab, Funky Four Bed Flat Overlooking the Park
Pepys Rd, Telegraph Hill, London SE14
- Period Semi Detached Conversion
- Upper Floors Approaching 1400 Sqf
- Four Bedrooms
- Big Bay Fronted Lounge
- Stunning City & Park Views
- Eat In Kitchen
- Pristine Family Bathroom
- Lovely Rear Garden
- Superb For Transport & Schools
- 50% Share Of Freehold
When the Haberdasher Aske's Livery Company drew their plans for what was to become Telegraph Hill, in the late 19th Century, their brief was simple: Houses of a certain quality with generous outside space, and this Semi detached house at the top of Pepys Rd, facing the lower Telegraph Hill park, is an outstanding example.
Now divided pretty much equally into two family sized apartments, my clients offer their upper floor four bedroom to the market with great enthusiasm. And rightly so, for a start, the location is unsurpassed: top of The Hill, overlooking the park. Then we have the house: An architectural period gem, with its external decorative mouldings and turreted bay windows.
And now for the main attraction: into the shared hallway and through your front door, we zip upstairs to the first floor landing, which leads us to the main bedroom. Almost 18' deep with bay windows overlooking the garden, a feature fireplace and built in storage. Pastel shades and neutral flooring add to the elegance.
Also on this level are the separate WC and family bathroom. It's crisp and modern with a free standing roll top bath and a walk in shower with white metro tiling.
Up the stairs to the front landing is where we find the good sized, well fitted eat in kitchen with Beech cabinetry and integrated appliances. Another feature fireplace and the pantry maintain the period theme.
Now then. The star of the show is undoubtedly the lounge. A whopping 19'+ across, it oozes elegance with its high ceilings, bay windows, stripped flooring and working fireplace all paying homage to the heritage.
And there's that view: A sweeping, commanding vista over the park and city skyline beyond.
From the landing we ascend again to the top rear landing, this is a property that keeps on giving!
First up is bedroom three, a great kids bedroom with a very cute cast iron fireplace, and from here you have one of the most accessible loft access points I've seen, no wonky ladders and so so easy to get the camping gear stashed away.
Next up is bedroom 4, a perfect wfh, study or nursery space.
Finally we reach bedroom 2, a light bright excellent sized double room with twin sash windows overlooking the gardens, and another fireplace.
Unusually for an upper floor flat, access to the garden is from inside the property. A door on the first landing reveals a cloakroomy type storage area, which leads out to a cast iron staircase. There's a right of access over the neighbour's garden into your own very generous private section of beautifully manicured and arranged raised beds. We're looking at about 55' or so of outside space here.
Telegraph Hill, for the un-initiated, is a green, residential oasis with a close-knit community feel: two stunning parks with the upper having tennis courts and unrivalled views of London's cityscape, while the lower has great family facilities and the weekly farmers market. The Hill Station Community Cafe is the perfect place for tea and cake after a brisk Sunday morning stroll through the park and has regular arts events and pop up food festivals. We're also on the edge of two emerging independent shopping areas in Brockley and Nunhead Village. Families take note - we have some excellent primary and secondary schools in the area, and transport options into the City, West End, Docklands or SW London are plentiful.
For the big shop, Sainsbury's store sits behind the station, and independent shops and pubs line New Cross Road.
Brockley has undergone a revamp and there are some great local eateries including The Orchard and Parlez, plus cocktail bar Brickfields and Brockley Brewery.
In Nunhead Four Hundred Rabbits does great pizza and The London Beer Shop is a particular favourite.. Sopers wet fish shop was once described by Time Out as the only reason to cross the river (what do they know, right?) and Ayres bakery have been there since the 60's.
Trendy Deptford High Street is fairly close too for cool restaurants including Marcella, The Tapas Room and The Winemakers Club.
Local schools are extremely well-regarded and include Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College (covering 3-18), St James's Hatcham Church of England Primary (3-11) and Edmund Waller Primary (3-11). Bebright Bunnies Nursery is also popular for smaller ones, on Kitto Road.
Offered with a 50% Share of the Freehold
- Under Offer
- Share of Freehold