With views of St Giles's Church to the rear, this handsome terraced Georgian house has a lower ground level dedicated to its kitchen and dining area, with a useful cloakroom. Fitted cupboards line one wall of the dining space, the working gas fireplace has a cast iron grate, solid cherry wood flooring with underfloor insulation and a door which opens out to sub-basement (outdoor) vaults which provide useful storage. The kitchen is open-plan, has contemporary wood units trimmed with stainless steel, a Belfast sink, a column-fitted NEFF oven and steam-over, inset gas hob and integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge and separate freezer. The front double sash windows have wooden shutters - both heat saving and adding security. There is a double reception on the hall-floor with a Jetmaster stove fitted into a bespoke fireplace surround, twin sash windows to the front and a floor-to-ceiling window at the rear with wooden shutters. A door at the back of the hall opens out to the wonderful 85ft garden with a tall wall on the north side that provides privacy. The garden is brimming with established subtropical plants, camellias, naturalised bulbs and mixed with cottage garden favourites making it a haven for bird life; you also have rear access via a gate with right of way. The garden is not overlooked and the terrace is perfectly private.
The entire first floor has the luxury of being a master double bedroom suite overlooking Camberwell Grove, with a unique architect-designed dressing area and en suite shower room that includes a Philip Starck toilet. An original fireplace in the bedroom, just visible behind the bedhead, has a solid marble mantelpiece. The bespoke tall wooden wardrobe in the bedroom is made of pear and cedar, the dressing room has a purpose built cupboard veneered in lacewood, its floor is Marmoleum as is the shower room floor. The countertop is made in cherry with a Hilary LaForce bespoke countertop basin and a freestanding tap. All three remaining bedrooms (one single and two doubles), are on the second floor and all have fitted wardrobes. The bathroom has a freestanding Ducker cast iron roll-top bath, there's a skylight above and down-lighters recessed into the ceiling. A burglar alarm protects the property.
Denmark Hill station is a 5-minute walk, in zone 2, has non-stop Victoria services (around 9-minutes), London Bridge services (15-minutes) and London Overground links to Clapham Junction, Canada Water, Whitechapel, Shoreditch, Hoxton, Dalston Junction and Highbury & Islington. There's a large Sainsbury's on Dog Kennel Hill, the organic butcher and greengrocer in East Dulwich both deliver and Flock and Herd on Bellenden Road (another butcher) is superb. The Butterfly Tennis Club and a zen yoga studio are across the road and you can eat from a modern British menu at The Crooked Well. Alleyn's, Dulwich College and JAGS are some of the UK's best independent schools and just a 10-minute drive away while several excellent primary state schools are within walking distance. Buses galore to Camberwell Green - numbers 36, 148 and 185 to Victoria; number 12 to Oxford Circus; numbers 35, 40, 42 and 45 to Blackfriars, London Bridge and Tower Bridge; and numbers 68, 176 and 171 via Waterloo to central London. ...Read Less
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