It's all happening in Nunhead

Nunhead has lots and lots going for it Ė and even more going into it! Furthermore last month it saw the doors open on its first and very own local high street estate agency.

Whatís happening
Having secured nearly £1million last year to regenerate its high street, (work-in-progress as you read),they have just scooped a further £130k from the Mayorís Pocket Park Fund to improve the Green. You can see shooshed-up shop fronts and updated lighting and signage. Committees are in place to create community events for markets, music, art and film. The theme is vintage through-and-through and Nunhead is nurturing that lovely bespoke, hand-made feel. It's the next Lordship Lane.

Whatís on the high street?
Itís got everything you need and will soon have more. Fish-lovers have been travelling to Soper's for years. Ayres the Baker sells home-baked bread and cakes in portion sizes that would feed the 5000. HA Smith Butchers has a loyal following while F Rudd will provide your vegetables. Bambuni is an A1 deli and coffee shop. Wendy at AG Flowers is the ONLY place to go for the loveliest hand-tied bouquets, gifts and cards. Pete will fix your bike, Matthew will mend your shoes and cut your keys and Krystal Pharmacy will provide the means to make you well when you feel poorly, and sell you practically anything you canít get in any of the other shops. As for hair and beauty, you are utterly spoiled for choice.

The Old Nun's Head is a fab pub on Nunhead Green with an open fire, music nights and good restaurant. Itís also home to Pull the Other One, south east Londonís very own, once monthly Jongleurs. The Ivy House is Londonís first co-operatively owned Pub. The famous cemetery c.1840, provides a social space for every dog that has tired of the Rye. Since March with the opening of our new themed and vintage branch of Roy Brooks, Nunhead can get all its local property needs tended to without having to go to neighbouring big-brother, East Duwich Ė a good sign of an area having 'arrivedí.

Housing stock
You will find Victorian terraced housing with an amazing variety of styles: and all at 10-20% cheaper than you will find in neighbouring East Dulwich. If you like a quiet residential feel, then the triangle between Cheltenham Road, Ivydale Road and the Rye could be for you. There you can find three double beds,1400sq.ft and extension potential at around £650k.

If you prefer to be closer to the action then top end 4/5 bed semis with 1600-1800sq.ft in Carden and Barforth roads come with price tags in the £800-£900k range. A few exceptionally pretty double fronteds in Tresco Road will be approaching £1m. Talking of pretty, St Maryís Rd has a unique charm and the half-houses in Waveney Ave are to die-for; but there are many pretty roads of 3-bed terrace starter-couple homes in roads like Hollydale, Gordon, Kirkwood in the £650k range. 1-bed flats start at £300k, 2 beds at £350k.

Nunhead station (zone 2) serves Victoria, Blackfriars, Farringdon, City Thameslink and St Pancras. You're also close to Queen's Road station (Zone 2) for trains to London Bridge (it's only 2 stops) plus East London Line services (Clapham Junction, Canada Water, Shoreditch, Hoxton, Dalston Junction and Highbury & Islington).