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York Mansions, Battersea SW11 The location is extremely handy for King's Road, Chelsea and Sloane Square station and Waterloo station. The property is only 1.5 miles away from Victoria station. There is also a range of local shops, restaurants, and bars. All times and distances are approximate. • • • •

Matt Smith looks forward to helping you. matt.smith@knightfrank.com 020 3597 7683

Feature fireplaces Popular mansion block Bright and south-facing Approximately 1,475 sq ft

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Immaculate homes with south-facing gardens. Bromfelde Road, Clapham SW4 A handsome semi-detached family house of wellproportioned accommodation set over 5 floors in SW4.

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Over 60 ft garden Bay windows Dressing room suite Approximately 2,940 sq ft




Jack Gravestock looks forward to helping you.

jack.gravestock@knightfrank.com 020 8022 6116

Guide price £2,000,000

Foxbourne Road, Balham SW17 A superb five-bedroom family house with a southfacing garden located on the popular Heaver Estate.

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Original Victorian tiles Entertaining space Excellent transport links Approximately 2,591 sq ft




Toby Turnage looks forward to helping you.


Guide price £1,725,000

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Brayburne Avenue, SW4 £1825 per calendar month A spacious split level two bedroom garden flat a short walk from Clapham High Street. The flat has a large open plan living room and kitchen, two double bedrooms, two shower rooms, a cellar and a garden. EPC – D Clapham Office 020 7720 5588

HEAD OFFICE The Studio, 370 Old York Road, London SW18 1SP CONTRIBUTORS Jenny Knight is an award-winning journalist, specialising in property and education. During her long career she has written news and features for nearly every national paper. Duncan Farmer is an experienced journalist specialising in finance, business and property. Duncan writes for a wide range of newspapers including the Daily Telegraph, Sunday Times and Mail on Sunday. See his Finance report.

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Marius Road, SW12 £2,150 per calendar month A good sized three bedroom flat close to Balham station and the amenities in Balham. The flat comprises of a reception room, kitchen breakfast room, three double bedrooms, one bathroom, a cloakroom and communal gardens. EPC – D



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NEWS & VIEWS 10 Home Front. Jenny Knight looks at where Londoners are choosing to move to and why 11 The Word. Matt Smith, Partner and Office Head at Knight Frank Riverside is working ever harder to secure a sale

49 Shared ownership in Deptford and a boutique development in East Dulwich 52 Money Matters. Duncan Farmer considers what’s new from our new PM 81 Diary of an Estate Agent. Jane Robathan of Roy Brooks

26 Home Compare. Best in class 37 EXCLUSIVE. Four properties set to impress 54 South West London. A luxury new build in Streatham Hill and a Victorian home with extra potential in Battersea 55 Robert Holmes Wimbledon. A reconstructed Dorset manor house close to the Common

and a spectacular apartment on a new development in Putney 83 Luxe Lets. An immaculate family home near Richmond Park and a stylish house between the commons. 84 Super Prime Let. A five bedroom house with views over Coombe golf course

22 Heads-up. Coombe Residential gives support to NSPCC, a new agent on the Wandsworth block, restoration work at Tooting Lido and more

HOME 28 Joined+Jointed – The making of a modern heirloom

59 Robert Holmes Coombe. An exciting new build in new Malden

23 Word on the Street. Would a stamp duty shake-up stir the housing market?

30 The Trend. Easy seats

64 South West London. A beautiful detached home on a generous plot, a Victorian family house in Putney and a spectacular four bedder in Battersea

88 I do like to be beside the seaside – what the south coast has to offer Londoners

80 South East London. A period split level conversion in Camberwell and a contemporary home behind a Victorian facade in Dulwich


24 Thinking of moving – expert advice from Move IQ’s Phil Spencer 35 Secret Agent. Natasha Edney of Knight Frank Wandsworth revealed 46 What’s On – the best things to do around SOUTH 47 NEW HOMES. Tim Banks, CEO of Octagon, reports on a very buoyant summer of sales


SOUTH Loves. Our wish list

31 So SOUTH. 34 Pick of the Paperbacks. Six of the best

ON THE MARKET 10 VIP Property. Jamie Theakston’s beautiful Barnes home 10 Trophy Home. An exceptional six bedroom home close to Battersea Park

82 Lettings. A spacious ground floor flat in Streatham Common, a well-located Victorian house in Battersea

COUNTRY 86 An impressive, architectdesigned mansion in Oxshott

90 London in 60 minutes – commutable country homes

92 Directory of South London agents 97 Last Word. Stacey Blacker, Sales Manager, Marsh & Parsons Streatham Hill has the final say



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WILDNIGHTS Working the animal print trend but with a colour twist – multi-coloured leopard print easy care duvet set, £12 for a double duvet set (also available in single and kingsize) yellow leopard print quilted throw, £20 and cushion £5. Add Smile slogan cushion, £7 and monochrome textured cushion, £6. www.direct.asda.com/george/home

BEYONDTHEFRINGE Created by French designer duo Rachel & Benoît Convers, it’s a side table with attitude and shelves to hide away your precious things under layers of white and gold fringing. Ibride Baby Alpaga Chic side table, £738. www.redcandy.co.uk

HOMEGROWN If you want to embrace the biophilia trend but always end up throwing out sad brown plant specimens grab a hold of this. Embroidered cotton cushion, £29 www.redcandy.co.uk

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FLOWERSHOW Is it a vase or an ornament? Both of course. Made of textured amber coloured glass, the vase tapers towards the top to draw flowers together for a tight bouquet – perfect for autumn displays to come, £24.99.

PARK LIFE Sculpture at Wisley 2019 features the work of seminal 20th and 21st century artists Henry Moore, Lynn Chadwick, Tracey Emin, Phillip King, Henry Bruce and Philip Haas, carefully sited around the 240-acre garden. Curated by noted sculptor Susan Bacon, the exhibition highlights the relationship between sculpture and the cultivated landscape. Until 1 December. www.rhs.org.uk/ gardens/wisley

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HOMEFRONT Every Londoner knows that the way to get extra space and cheaper prices is to move out from the city. Yet there is a trend for young families to move closer to parents or grandparents, even if they have to pay more for their house, says Jenny Knight


hey make the calculation that what they pay in higher mortgage costs they will save in child care costs. Another tendency is to hop over to the next suburb, staying close to familiar eateries, friends, relatives and nightspots. Lawrence Bowles of Savills says that most people don’t move far from their existing communities. “They try to move somewhere that is a little less urban, where there is more green space and where the population density is a little lower.” A report by Saga says that family is all important for struggling young parents. They found that 69% of over-50s provide financial help for their children and 57% help out their grandchildren. The grand total from the banks of granny, grandad, mum and dad amounts to £53 billion a year in cash help and childcare. Croydon is one of the biggest gainers from the trend to move out for better value. Because, compared with Lambeth, properties in Croydon are 35% cheaper.

Wandsworth had a drop of 5.5% in under five-year-olds, with the main beneficiary being the neighbouring borough of Merton, where homes are 14%, or £146 per square foot, cheaper. For those who do take the plunge and move right out of London an interesting aspect of their choice of new home is that it is nearly always in the direction that takes them further out from their own little patch of London. This means that if you live in north London you tend to move north and if you live in south London you tend to move south or west. Those making the trip to East Anglia are nearly always from east London. An exception to this is the perennially popular Cotswolds, which enjoyed a 4.3% increase in under-fives, with villages close to a local primary and with a good pub, being the favourite place to move to.



his exceptional six bedroom house, close to Battersea Park, has been finished to the highest standard throughout, with excellent living space, high ceilings and private garden. A lovely entrance hall leads to the front facing, elegant, bay-fronted double reception room. To the rear is a magnificent kitchen and dining room with glass sliding doors leading out to the south-facing garden. There’s a grand family room in the light-filled basement as well as a further double bedroom with shower room, and separate w/c which can be made separate if necessary. The elegant master suite occupies the front of the first floor with Calcatta marble vanity and tiling, walk-in shower and bath. There’s also a guest bathroom and second bedroom overlooking the garden. Three further double bedrooms and a guest bathroom are up on the second floor. Brynmaer Road is on the doorstep of Battersea Park, 200 acres of green space with a zoo, art gallery and restaurant. A short walk across Albert Bridge takes you to Chelsea’s popular shops and eateries. Clapham Junction (1 mile) has over ground trains to Central London and across England. Brynmawr Road, Battersea, SW11, Knight Frank, 020 3866 2930


V and radio presenter Jamie Theakston, who co-hosts the Heart Breakfast show with fellow south-west London resident Amanda Holden, is selling his four bedroom home on Cardigan Road in the heart of desirable Barnes Village. The period detached house has been completely refurbished and extended with the emphasis on open plan living and high end specifications and finishes throughout – something Jamie Theakston has quite some experience of through his property development business Prinston Property Partnership which is responsible for creating some fine homes in West London over the past ten years. The first floor master suite, with polished plaster walls, features a stone resin bath with rose gold fittings while the top floor benefits from a large skylight and leads to the front bedroom which features a full width sliding glass window.


£2.75m, Winkworth Barnes 020 8255 0088

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THE WORD Matt Smith Partner and Office Head Knight Frank Riverside is finding he has to work ever harder to secure a sale in an uncertain market


here are lots of reasons to be cheerful. It’s been a decent summer – not too hot, not too dry, not too wet. Gardens look lush and appealing. The traditionally busy autumn market is imminent. The market generally has gained momentum throughout the year and the Americans, to name but one nation, are over here spending dollars that now go much further, due to the drop in sterling. Leaving the EU may be something that leaves you cold or leaves you fuming, but leaving is something that we will be doing by the end of October, according to Boris Johnson. This has separated the men from the boys when it comes to property. Those that are looking to buy for any reason other than “need” have nerves of steel and hardened negotiating skills. They are armed with data expunged from numerous websites and data bases. There is no smoke to hide in and mirrors to trick you in the property market in 2019. Everyone is well educated and well informed, so agents must be expertly prepared and equipped with comparable evidence of their own to assist buyers to see the entire spectrum and most importantly to also ensure that their clients have realistic expectations. Prices that are too high will not result in a sale. They just won’t. In a buyers’ market an agent must work harder than ever to defend prices and to gain as much interest for sellers as possible. They must work longer hours for less reward and they must go the extra mile whenever possible. Would you sell now during the final countdown? Many have decided not to sell until Brexit is behind us (will it ever be?) but



A Grade II listed, three-bedroom, thatched cottage that has recently been refurbished people do need to buy, canny or otherwise. and re-thatched. There are period Families expand and contract, people features, plus a new boiler with a sevenrelocate, die, get divorced and so on, so year warranty and new carpets, all in a a genuine shortage of stock has meant popular village. The open plan kitchen/ that, actually, some buyers are finding that breakfast room is newly fitted, while the even though it should be the best time to living room has exposed beams and builtnegotiate and they have an armful of data to in storage, with a snug that could be used say that the price should be lower, they find as an extra bedroom. that they can’t procure a property because there are so few from which to choose. South Street, Isham, nr Kettering, For best in class properties, buyers must Henderson Connellan 01536 417888 be prepared to face the fact that they may, even now, need to submit a competitive bid to secure their desired new home. Will the new year bring an influx of new properties the market? Probably. Will the market suddenly return to The Little pre Brexit condition? Almost Taperia certainly not. The dust will 143 Tooting High need to settle and may St, Tooting, SW17 0RU be whipped up into 020 8682 3303 a storm if we have www.thelittletaperia a general election once we have Where is it? It’s located in left the EU. This Tooting High Street and just is the dilemma  five minutes’ away from Tooting – if you wait, Broadway station. you may wait What’s it like? The Little Taperia for a very offers a little piece of Spain. Although long time, if it may seem small on the inside it has it’s not one additional seating at the back of the thing, it will restaurant where you can see the be another. chefs preparing your order. The décor Sometimes makes you feel like you could really be one must dining in Spain, perfect for a relaxing simply grab meal accompanied or solo. the bull by the horns and And the food? I would hope it doesn’t definitely recommend turn into a bear. their Jamón Croquettes and Ashley Harris Grilled Octopus, especially Lettings Manager when paired with a Rioja KFH Tooting or Albariño after a long


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Lockside House, Chelsea Creek SW6 Located on the north bank of the River Thames adjacent to Chelsea Harbour and close to the shops and restaurants of Fulham and Chelsea. • • • •

Matt Smith looks forward to helping you. 020 3597 7670 matt.smith@knightfrank.com

24 hour concierge Decorated in a contemporary style Beautifuly appointed with two balconies Approximatelly 678 sq ft of living space

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Homes to rent in Wimbledon. Arthur Road, Wimbledon SW19 Beautifully restored and refurbished character house with a large rear garden. • • •


Smallbone kitchen with limestone surfaces Master bedroom suite with views over London Approximately 3,403 sq ft





Oliver Cooper looks forward to helping you. oliver.cooper@knightfrank.com 020 8946 9811

Guide price £7,000 per calendar month

Home Park Road, Wimbledon SW19 Fantastic detached home situated in this popular Wimbledon Park location. • • •


Features a sauna, gym and cinema room Large garden with terrace and hydro pool Approximately 7,464 sq ft





Oliver Cooper looks forward to helping you. oliver.cooper@knightfrank.com 020 8946 9811

Guide price £15,000 per calendar month

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Barmouth Road, Wandsworth, SW18 An impressive and well presented Victorian maisonette on Barmouth Road, which has been recently renovated. Arranged over the 1st and 2nd floors and extending to 1,218 sq ft, the property offers three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a private tiered (west facing) rear garden. Barmouth Road is conveniently located for top local boutiques, cafes, restaurants, transport links and schools. Approx. 1,218 sq ft. Energy Rating: D. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite), reception room, open-plan kitchen/dining room, garden. Leasehold

Guide Price £850,000

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St Ann’s Hill, Wandsworth, SW18 A beautifully appointed and immaculately presented five bedroom family house boasting one of the finest and largest gardens in the area and conveniently located for the transport links and shopping amenities of Wandsworth Town mainline train station and Old York Road. This end-of-terrace Victorian property is wider than average internally and boasts solid wood flooring, high specification bathroom fittings, a separate family/play room and an Aga. Approx. 2,819 sq ft. Energy Rating: E. 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (2 en suite), double reception room, dining room, study, dressing room, cloakroom, garden. £ 1,096 Per Week | £4,750 Per Month (fees apply)

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Vicarage Crescent, Battersea, SW11 This property is ideal for a professional couple or family and has a spacious reception room with direct river views from one aspect and stunning views over the city from the other. The apartment benefits from being in a secure gated development, off-street parking, and it is located in Battersea Square with a selection of bars and restaurants as well as bus routes for Chelsea. Approx. 1,221 sq ft. Energy Rating: C. 3 bedrooms, bathroom, reception room, cloakroom, balcony. £600 Per Week | £2,600 Per Month (fees apply)

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Albert Bridge Road, Battersea, SW11 A spacious, first floor flat on one of the most desirable roads in Battersea. The flat benefits from an open-plan reception room with parquet flooring and sliding doors to a private decked roof terrace. Located close to the local amenities and transport links of Battersea Park Road and also Battersea Park, this flat is ideal for a couple or professional sharers. Approx. 749 sq ft. Energy Rating: D. 2 bedrooms, bathroom, open-plan reception room, roof terrace. £462 Per Week | £2,000 Per Month (fees apply)

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Heythorp Street, Southfields, SW18 A beautiful family home set on a prime road in Southfields. On the ground floor you are presented with a formal reception room and an open-plan kitchen/ breakfast/reception room with doors leading out onto the rear garden. This house is ideal for a family looking to live in the heart of Southfields as Heythorp Street is conveniently situated close to the recreational space in Wimbledon Park and moments from the amenities that Southfields has to offer. Approx. 1,377 sq ft. Energy Rating: C. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite), reception room, kitchen/dining room, dressing room/bedroom 4, garden. £750 Per Week | £3,250 Per Month (fees apply)

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Cedar Park Gardens, Wimbledon, SW19 A superbly appointed contemporary detached family house set within this prestigious gated development adjacent to Wimbledon Common and overlooking Royal Wimbledon Golf Course to the rear. The property also features a garage, off-street parking, a delightful westerly facing rear garden and a climate controlled wine store. Approx. 4,510 sq ft. Energy Rating: C. 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms (6 en suite), reception room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, study, play room, cloakrooms, utility room, wine cellar, garden, garage, off-street parking. £1,961.53 Per Week | £8,500 Per Month (fees apply)

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Properties of the month

Westover Road, SW18 Double reception room, kitchen/family room, dining room, 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, separate W.C., utility room, attic, garden, off-street parking, 416 sq m (4,472 sq ft), EPC=D

Guide £5.5 million | Freehold

Albert Bridge Road, SW11 Double reception room, dining room, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite), separate W.C., utility room, wine cellar, garden, 249 sq m (2,675 sq ft), EPC=F

Guide £2.95 million | Freehold

Talk to us today Jasper Colliver Savills Wandsworth 020 8877 1222 jcolliver@savills.com

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Alexandra Avenue, SW11 Reception room/kitchen/dining room, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, eaves storage, roof terrace, 102 sq ft (1,100 sq ft), EPC=C

Guide £985,000 | Share of Freehold

Edgeley Road, SW4 Open-plan reception room/kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, garden, 65 sq m (699 sq ft), EPC=C

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Coombe Residential Celebrate Their Support of the NSPCC Having sponsored over 11 local schools and child-related organisations for over 19 years, we have decided to financially support the NSPCC, who do fantastic work reaching out to children in need. Child abuse and neglect in the UK has increased by 206% since 2013. Supporting us, your local, independent agent, enables us to support them.

Every Childhood is worth fighting for

Coombe Estate: Guide Price: ÂŁ3,950,000 Refurbished to very high standards, with air conditioning to most rooms, this seven bedroom suite, Georgian-style, double-fronted residence sits behind a gated forecourt within a gated development accessible to a wealth of local schools. The Smallbone kitchen offers all the modern amenities and is open-plan to the family room and dining room. The property also benefits from a formal drawing room and study and an alfresco kitchen.

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Coombe House Estate: Guide Price: ÂŁ2,250,000 An extremely spacious five bedroom, four bathroom (3 en suite) family home situated in the highly desirable and private Coombe House Estate. The property is offered with no chain and benefits from generous, living accommodation to the ground floor with an excellent kitchen/ breakfast/family room and garden studio. The mature rear, South-facing garden offers seclusion.

Coombeside: Guide Price: ÂŁ1,895,000 A spacious detached house offering wonderful family accommodation arranged over two floors with four double bedrooms and two bathrooms to the first floor with one being en suite and well-planned, ground floor accommodation within a gated development off Traps Lane.

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Coombe Residential, a family-owned estate agency serving the local community for nearly 30 years, is now proudly supporting the NSPCC. Directors Hani and Basma Madanat feel a shared ethos with the NSPCC. Coombe Residential already supports many local schools including: Coombe Girls, Coombe Hill Infants and Juniors, Donhead, Hollymount School, Holy Cross, Marymount International School, Rokeby School, Willington School and Wimbledon High as well as having supported The Thames Youth Orchestra for 10 years and being a Platinum supporter of The Thames Philharmonic Orchestra. It is their hope that Coombe Residential’s generosity will ensure many more children have a happy childhood and remain safe from abuse.The relationship between the NSPCC and Coombe Residential came through Sarah Austin, Founder of the Really Helpful Club, a nationwide sharing platform, which has raised £114,000 for the NSPCC’s service Childline. Coombe Residential’s Basma Madanat says: “We feel it is essential to support future generations. The local community is very important, but what’s great about the NSPCC is that they help children locally and across the country.”

A new theatre for Wandsworth is coming to the riverfront in Nine Elms. The Turbine Theatre is set to open on August 22 under the railway arches at Battersea Power Station’s Circus West Village. The brand new theatre, founded and led by Artistic Director Paul Taylor-Mills, will open with Torch Song, a revival of Harvey Fierstein’s landmark play presented by Bill Kenwright. theturbinetheatre.com

Carrie Scott has lived and worked throughout the London borough of Wandsworth for over two decades, and so gained first hand knowledge of the local areas, the property market, amenities, schools and bylaws. She has helped customers to buy and sell thousands of properties in the south westLondon area. Carrie describes herself as a results-driven, sharp-thinking negotiator. She says: “I started C Scott & Co to launch new kind of estate agency that focuses on professionalism, transparency, consistent results and focused customer service. With my experience, expertise and willingness to go above and beyond for our customers. I’m ready to change the face of estate agencies in South West London and beyond.” cscottandco.com

Hani Madanat and the Coombe Residential team with Lloyd Butcher from NSPCC

HELLOANDWELCOME Fulham School is expanding to welcome sixth form students through its doors for the first time in September. This follows a multi-million pound investment in the school, with state-of-the-art facilities set to be installed. Major works include the introduction of an innovative new library space, dance and fitness studio, an art studio, music and science labs and a new kitchen and impressive dining room. The new senior school campus will be based in Chesilton Road, Fulham and will provide education for 220 students and hopes to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) as the basis of study. A new curriculum programme Fulham Core, has been introduced, focusing on creativity, collaboration and global citizenship – a perfect match for the academia of the IB Diploma Programme. The school launched with just 12 students 20 years ago and now caters to 700 students, a number which will rise further with the addition of the Fulham Senior School.

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CHANGINGROOMS A National Lottery funded project has restored Tooting Bec Lido’s historic landmark features. The three-year project has seen a series of facelifts and refurbishments to preserve some of its most striking assets. Chief among these has been the work carried out to the changing cubicles which line both sides of the lido. These cubicles were first installed in the 1930s and half a century later their doors were painted in striking bright colours to form an iconic poolside feature. The refurbishment included repairs to timber posts, seats and doors, as well as to the rear walls and the timber partitions between the cubicles. Missing or damaged hinges, bolts and clothes hooks have been replaced and all the doors repainted. In addition, a

new family-sized cubicle that can also be used by wheelchair-using visitors has also been added to the western terrace. To highlight its importance to the lido, the plant room has had windows installed so that swimmers can see and appreciate the machinery that provides the pool’s clean and sparking water. A stepped terrace sun trap has also been created on the western side.

CLIMATECHANGE Ravi Govindia, leader of Wandsworth Council says the council has a goal of being carbon neutral by 2030 and a zero-emission council by 2050. He says: “Climate change is a threat to our way of life for us and future generations. Councils must join the fight to address the drivers of climate change. We need to do our bit to begin the process of reversing the damage.” Wandsworth has reduced local waste and encouraged recycling as well as planting hundreds of trees every year and making council offices and depots more energy efficient. Environmental initiatives include switching to LED street lighting, promoting electric vehicles and introducing electric charging points around the borough, as well as encouraging residents to join car clubs, with Wandsworth now boasting the highest membership in London.

IT’SADATE The Appeal Court has set a date for a fresh legal challenge against plans for Heathrow’s expansion. The court has allowed four days for the new hearing from 21 October. There will be four appeals from London councils who say that the government made legal errors in the steps leading up to the Airports National Policy Statement. The local authorities had warned that expanding Heathrow could bring long term damage to the health of millions of Londoners with large areas of London and the home counties affected by noise and air pollution from the north-west runway. They had argued that the third runway could only be built by demolishing thousands of homes, adding large increases in road traffic and making life noisier and unhealthier for millions of Londoners. The Court of Appeal will hear how the Secretary of State failed to consult properly on noise – excluding people who may be significantly affected. They will also argue that the Secretary of State did not properly consider the significant adverse impact of Heathrow expansion on protected habitats.

WORD ON THE STREET Would a stamp duty shake-up stir the housing market? CARRIE SCOTT FOUNDER C SCOTT & CO Any shake up to stamp duty needs to be well thought out and apply to a long and short term plan. It is undoubtedly the case that stamp duty rises, particularly in the prime markets, have had a major effect on transactional numbers. However, flipping the other way from buyers to sellers to shake up sales, cannot be done only for an injection of improved sentiment. There is a happy medium between where stamp duty was prior to 2014 and what it is now. But, I would be keen to see changes that are sustainable and improve the market for many years to come.

ALEX OPPENHEIM DIRECTOR JOHN D WOOD & CO SDLT – punitive, stifling and, when tinkered with, it often has unintended consequences, or an important source of revenue for HMRC. Whatever our view I am fairly confident as to what the majority of this readership will be thinking. What cannot be disputed is that when we move home more often than not works are carried out ranging from a £1m plus building program to minor personal alterations. All of these activities put money into the real local economy and attract VAT – box ticked! What is not good is the current inertia especially in London and SDLT is at the heart of it. 

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Thinking of moving? Take advice from Property Expert Phil Spencer

How to secure your next move D id you experience stress and worry and not to mention, wasted expense, the last time you moved home? Then you know how inefficient the current home buying and selling process can be. Recent research shows that as many as one in six buyers in England and Wales suffer from gazumping, and a third of purchases fall through in the first three weeks. Sadly, gazumping is still alive and kicking in many parts of the country. But how can you avoid the heartache of gazumping? And have greater control, transparency and security the next time you move home? Here is my view on how you could make your next property move the most efficient and secure yet! Choose a faster and more secure process Gazeal, a proptech company, is literally changing the way we buy and sell our homes by bringing clarity, certainty and speed to the legal process of buying and selling. Currently, the average time between an offer being accepted and the exchange of contracts is just over 100 days – the longer the time drags on, the greater the risk of a deal falling through. But, through Gazeal, you can slash this time significantly and secure your deal much earlier for peace of mind. Firstly, their online system provides full transparency of all necessary legal documents

about a property, meaning that a buyer has access to all the information they need at the time they most need it – before they make an offer! Once an offer is accepted, because it’s already available, the entire legal pack is sent to the buyer’s solicitor within minutes, making the whole process super efficient. Secondly, Gazeal enables buyers and sellers to agree a deal that has legal force right from the start, through its reservation agreement. This can spare weeks of uncertainty and prevents the heartache and expense that comes with the dreaded gazumping and gazundering. Why I support a more efficient process My aim has always been to support home movers by making the buying and selling process simpler and more efficient. Key to achieving this is to reduce the risk of deals falling through, which happens all too often in our current system. If you choose to Gazeal your deal, you will be choosing a more efficient, secure and faster process to sell or buy your home. You should choose Gazeal if you want: • • •

Full transparency Greater security – a sale can be made legally binding much earlier than the current stage of exchange of contracts Speed – as legal documents, including searches, are raised up front, as soon as a property is listed, the whole

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process becomes much faster Reduced risk of gazumingp or gazundering Improved rate of successful property transactions

How to get started Estate agents across the country are now signed up to Gazeal and can offer buyers and sellers the option to take this route. To identify approved agents look for the Gazeal approved logo in your estate agent’s window or ask them if they are signed up. Gazeal and Move iQ can connect you to approved conveyancing solicitors, who all know the Gazeal process, understand the reservation agreement and are ready to transact on a property on your behalf. Take control of your next home move The hardest part of buying and selling a home is the weeks of uncertainty and waiting around. This innovative approach enables you to have peace of mind and clarity over what is happening at every stage of the process. Hope you can Gazeal the deal on your next home move – good luck! If you are looking to buy or sell your property via a Gazeal agent, get in touch at www.gazeal.co.uk Whether you’re buying, renting, selling or owning, Phil shares his property advice all in one place over on www.moveiQ.co.uk

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Originally constructed in the mid-19th century as a school for the local church in Orpington, the building has been thoughtfully converted to form three distinct cottages with exceptional character. 1 Old School Studios is situated at the front and offers two bedrooms, one with en suite shower plus ground floor bathroom. Your Move 01689 499729


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An exceptional Grade II Listed former school building set in 19 acres near Stedham, West Sussex, within the South Downs National Park. Originally built in 1874 as a private residence, this development opportunity includes a walled garden, a pair of semi-detached cottages, a dilapidated 1960s classroom block, an outdoor swimming pool and associated buildings and outbuildings. Knight Frank 020 7861 5433


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THEMAKINGOFA MODERNHEIRLOOM ‘Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.’ The golden rule of Arts and Crafts pioneer William Morris finds a strikingly modern expression in ‘Shoe Tree’, a masterpiece of contemporary design and craft from British design collective Joined + Jointed


ith its tall, open-frame tower housing 15 individual handmade wooden boxes, Shoe Tree is immediately captivating. On closer inspection, the wealth of detail – bookmatched marquetry, immaculate finger joints, the little glass window – speaks eloquently of its worth as a beautiful piece of contemporary craft. “Boxes are intriguing. They hold surprises, and invite discovery,” says Joined + Jointed founder Samuel Chan. “They are also useful of course: they bring order to our lives. Whenever we put Shoe Tree on display everyone is drawn to it. People are not sure whether it’s sculpture or furniture. Then they realise it’s both, and they instinctively see the value in that.” This unique piece of original design, made with solid American black walnut, was originally commissioned by Wallpaper* magazine as part of its annual exhibition of original handmade objects in Milan. The project teamed Samuel Chan with shoe designer Beatrix Ong, with a brief to come up with a solution for shoe storage. “Storing shoes is always challenging in terms of space and aesthetic,’ says Beatrix Ong. “I wanted

to create a piece that is both storage and display, movable, and with clean lines. I wanted to utilise Samuel’s incredible knowledge of designing with wood, and the skills of his workshop. So we came up with the idea to make 15 standard sized shoe boxes, but in wood and with great craft details, and then to arrange them in this structure that offers flexibility of use. It’s a monumental looking piece, but also quite playful.” Since its launch in 2016, Shoe Tree has been shown internationally and become a collectible piece of modern furniture. Editions of Shoe Tree are found in the homes of clients around the world, who use it as a piece of functional furniture, but also appreciate its ability to transform a space in the way that the best art does. “Our customers recognise that Shoe Tree is a heritage piece,” says Samuel Chan. “It takes our makers many hours of focus and skill to produce each one, and I’m so glad they have the satisfaction of knowing that their work will be passed down from generation to generation.” Shoe Tree is a Joined + Jointed Special Edition

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Name Natasha Edney Estate Agent Knight Frank Wandsworth Position Sales Negotiator Where do you live? Balham

What and where was your first London home? My current house

Favourite open space in London? Tooting Common

What do you consider your greatest achievement? Visiting 71 cities in 47 countries when I was cabin crew

Tell us something that would surprise people about you. I grew up in Australia and have dual citizenship

Aside from property what’s your most expensive purchase? Plane tickets!

Favourite book, film or album now? Lewis Capaldi’s album

What did you want to be when you were growing up? A doctor

What three things would you take to a desert island? A Harry Potter anthology, lighter and fishing rod

What is your most treasured possession?

Photos – memories are probably more important to me than ‘stuff’

What is top of your bucket list? Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail


development that includes four penthouses with wraparound balconies offering excellent views of many of London’s major landmarks, has been launched. Each flat has solar panels, helping reduce both fuel bills and to lower carbon footprint. There is underfloor heating throughout and on-street parking permits. Earlybird purchasers can personalise their new home by choosing from a choice of flooring finishes, tile finishes, kitchen tops and even the wall colours. Early buyers are also helped by Innerspace’s immersive virtual reality experience so you can feel what it’s like to live there. Bathe in the sun-lit rooms, walk into the bedrooms and peek into the bathroom. So goodbye to the old style looking at drawing and plans in a bid to imagine what your new home will look like. Instead you can view in either 3D walkaround or Virtual reality. Keswick Heights on Keswick Road, is near to Wandsworth Park and has excellent commuting connections, amenities on the doorstep, plus a village lifestyle full of community with riverfront pubs for your Sunday roasts. Keswick Heights, Putney, SW15, penthouses from £555,000, Innerspace, info@innerspacehomes.com

Who would you like to stuck in a lift with? Levison Wood, the explorer

What is your guiltiest pleasure? Reality TV!

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An elegant penthouse with a superior interior and 20ft roof terrace. Two double bedrooms, large shared gardens, video entry, bike storage and a large ground-floor locker. Walk to Forest Hill station, bars and independent shops in seven minutes. This comes with a new lease, buildings guarantee and is being sold chain free.

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LUXURIOUS MAGNIFICENCE On one of the premier private gated roads in the Coombe Estate this is a magnificent newly built family house. It has been designed to the highest standards and offers nearly 15,000 square feet of immaculate luxury


oodlands is architecturally impressive and sits behind its own double gated carriage drive in 0.4 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. The entrance hall is particularly splendid – with a triple height staircase and a stylish and modern bannister. With extra high ceilings, full height doors and large expanses of glass the house maximises natural light and space. It also features the latest home automation technology, CCTV cameras inside and out, and an eight-passenger lift to all four floors, underfloor heating and full air conditioning. There is a Denon audio system with speakers thoroughout. The ground floor has superb lateral entertaining space – with an elegant formal drawing room and separate dining room both with bi-fold doors onto the gardens and a sleek, 68 foot open plan kitchen with a large central island and high quality integrated Miele appliances. The kitchen has a spectacular orangery/ dining area with a glass roof lantern with lovely views over the gardens. The family room has double doors

to an indoor swimming pool of nearly 30 feet with a pool room and spa and bi-fold doors to the terrace. The lower ground floor includes a cinema room, a gym, shower rooms, a therapy room, staff accommodation, an office and a secondary kitchen, a yoga/dance studio, and a large games room with a full bar. On the first floor there is a sumptuous master suite with a large dressing room and an en suite bathroom and a covered balcony. There are two more large bedrooms on this floor, both with en suites. The top floor has three spacious bedrooms – the largest with a luxurious en suite bathroom and a balcony with views over the garden. There are two more bedrooms and a separate bathroom. Woodlands is only 800 metres from the green acres of Royal Richmond Park and within two to three miles of Kingston town centre and Wimbledon. Woodlands Coombe Park, Kingston Hill, KT2, £9,500,000, Robert Holmes & Co, 0208 947 1100

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VICTORIAN VALUE This imposing, six-bedroom, semi-detached, Victorian period property is set back from the Earlsfield Road in a charming and established residential enclave


t is blessed with a wealth of incredible original features and spread over an impressive 4,274 square feet, giving the house a truly grand feel. The ground and first floor ceiling heights are in excess of three metres and facilitate a splendidly light and spacious reception, kitchen and master bedroom suite. The striking and traditional entrance hall provides a wonderful sense of grandeur. The entrance hall leads onto the main original staircase, which serves

as the elegant backbone of the property, further adding to the overall feeling of authentic period heritage within. In addition to the six bedrooms, there are three bathrooms and two sitting rooms as well as the comfortable kitchen and sizeable rear garden.

‘Blessed with a wealth of incredible original features’

Earlsfield Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18, £4,000,000, John D Wood & Co, 020 3151 7085

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UNIQUE GRANDEUR With six bedrooms, six bathrooms and four reception rooms this imposing period house, that overlooks Clapham Common, has been designed and constructed to the highest standards to create a unique family home of nearly 7,000 square feet


he house has been orientated around a central oval doubleheight dome. Upon entering the property from a private driveway, a hall leads straight to the threshold of the semi-dome, where a glass chandelier is suspended above the magnificent stone circular staircase. Immediately opposite the front door is the marbled family cloakroom. To the front of the property through tall mahogany double doors is a grand living reception room with two large windows looking out over the common, and to the rear of the ground floor is a green marble clad room, with floor to ceiling windows and doors opening to the garden. Off the hall, in a separate part of the house, there are two double bedroom suites, cloakroom and a media room, all finished to magnificent standards. The first floor is devoted to the master

bedroom and en suite bathroom. The beautiful master bedroom has a statement fireplace and floor to ceiling windows with views over the green open space of the common. The master bathroom has a large bespoke bath as the focal point. There is easy access to two dressing rooms with efficient streamline storage. Spaced over the second and third floors are three more double bedroom suites and the larger of the two studies. There is also a private decked roof terrace with city views. The garden has been spread over three tiers and is another wonder. Finally the house has a swimming pool and private parking.

‘The house has been orientated around a central oval doubleheight dome’

Clapham Common North Side, Clapham, London, SW4, offers over £9m, Knight Frank 0203 667 6750

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SOUTHFIELDS GRID This four-bedroom, period house stands in a lovely tree-lined residential road on the Southfields ‘Grid’


he ground floor is open plan and includes a large reception room and a bright and spacious kitchen/dining room with large doors leading onto the back garden. The house also has a downstairs cloakroom. There are many original period details, including the windows and the stained glass in the front door. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The large master bedroom with an en suite shower room is on the second floor.

There is a back garden, laid mostly to lawn, and a hedged front garden. The house is ideally situated for Southfields and Wimbledon Park District line underground stations and Earlsfield mainline train station. Wimbledon Park and King Georges Park are also nearby along with Southfields’ local shops and prominent schools.

‘There are many original period details, including the windows and the stained glass in the front door’

Lavenham Road, Southfields, SW18, £1,130,000, John D Wood & Co 020 3151 0956

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VINTAGE MARKET AT THE MANSION Beckenham Place Park, Beckenham

Head down to Morden Park House’s outdoor cinema and get ready to be taken back to the 90s thanks to an eclectic selection of films. From the children’s cult classic Jumanji through to intertwining narrative’s of Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction, there will be something for everyone in the five showings. www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/morden-parkhouse-summer-cinema-presentsdisneys-moana-tickets-58107186158

A hand-picked selection of 25 plus top-quality vintage traders. Expect to find mid-century decor, lighting, homeware and furnishings, vintage travel posters, prints, antique maps and etchings, brocante, clothing, accessories, jewellery, and much more in the mansion plus delicious street food outside. www.beckenhamplace.org


Wed 11 Sep-Sun 2 Feb 2020

Aug 26, various times

Thur 22 Aug-Mon 26 Aug

A four-day festival of all things ice cream on the East Piazza from12-8pm. Alongside some standard flavours, there will also be some fruit and vegetable mixes inspired by the site’s heritage. And, if you want to add some alcohol to proceedings, there will also be frozen cocktails. www.coventgarden.london /ice-cream-festival

Mon 26 Aug

Sun 1 Sep-Mon 30 Sep

A month-long party full of arts festivals, community events, river races, foreshore archaeology and environmental activities in this annual celebration of the River Thames which is bigger than in previous years. www.totallythames.org

FORAGERS OF THE FORESHORE Bargehouse, South Bank Tue 24 Sep-Sun 29 Sep

WILLIAM BLAKE Tate Britain, Millbank

William Blake was a painter, printmaker and poet who created some of the most iconic images in British art and inspired artists, poets and performers throughout the world. With over 300 original works, including watercolours, paintings and prints, this is the largest show of Blake’s work for almost 20 years. www.tate.org.uk

GREEN ROOMS MARKET Peckham Springs, Peckham Sun 25 Aug

Get your green fingers on plants, pots, botanical prints and everything in between from top-notch independent sellers or join happy houseplants, workshops, terrarium making and macramé plant hanger making workshops. www.greenroomsmarket.com

TOTALLY THAMES Various locations

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL Various locations Sat 14 Sep- Sun 22 Sep

The festival is an annual citywide celebration that brings together a global community of designers, artists, architects and the creative industries with a vision to celebrate and promote London as the design capital of the world. It spans dozens of locations and hundreds of exhibits. www.londondesignfestival.com

Back in the Victorian era, scavengers known as ‘mudlarkers’ would traipse around the banks of the River Thames searching for rare and unusual finds. Delve into the history of mudlarking or join in a mudlarking session. www.oxotower.co.uk/venue/bargehouse

CLAPHAM OLD TOWN FAIR Clapham Old Town Sat 31 Aug, 12-5pm

This community powered event, designed to celebrate and promote local businesses and community groups who make Clapham the amazing place it is to live and work in, returns even bigger and better with over 50 stalls, live music, sports activities and the return of the Clapham Mutts dog show. Something for all the family.

TRINITY’S FAMILY WALK AND FUN DAY Royal Trinity Hospice Sun 22 Sept

Choose from a 2, 5 or 8 mile sponsored walk before spending your afternoon at the Fun Day in the hospice’s award-winning gardens with live music and a BBQ, entertainers, magic and dog shows and a range of stalls and games. www.royaltrinityhospice.london /event/family

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NEWHOMESUPDATE Tim Banks, CEO of Octagon, reports that the developer is bucking the trend and having a very buoyant summer of sales


he general consensus for many in the housebuilding industry is that the longer, warmer days of summer often spell a quieter period when it comes to sales – something we have not been a stranger to in the past. However, I am delighted to say that we have bucked the trend for 2019, with July proving an incredibly busy month for Octagon and delivering a pleasing £20m total of sales. Three of our prime properties, at a range of asking prices, have sold in quick succession. The first was at Bishops Row, a collection of nine luxury townhouses in Fulham, with unobstructed views across the River Thames and Hammersmith Bridge. One purchaser simply couldn’t resist the draw of the extensive roof terrace of the largest home – 6,150 sq ft across six floors, the supersized family home also featured a lift and five double bedrooms. The remaining townhouses at Bishops Row are priced from £3.3m, with viewings available through Strutt & Parker. The second sale was one of the beautiful apartments at Eagle House, our Grade II* Listed renovation in the heart of Wimbledon Village. With the local area awash with activity throughout the famous tennis fortnight, the brand new showhome, with historical features including decorative ceilings and original fireplaces, was soon snapped up. Eagle House is a truly exceptional building, with all 8 luxury apartments enjoying their own unique

The first phase at Broadoaks Park, West Byfleet, launches this month – a collection of 2 bedroom apartments and 3-6 bedroom family home in this wellconnected Surrey town

charms within the carefully restored façade. Just five homes still remain, with pricing from £2.25m. Last, but by no means least, the award-winning Titlarks House, built in partnership with Kebbell Homes, made quite a statement in the luxury market, offering an extraordinary opportunity for lateral living spread across just 2 floors. Unique features included a 1,000 sq ft tripleheight entrance hall, impressive super-room incorporating a kitchen/breakfast/family room, and a leisure suite with spa, sauna and steam & treatment rooms. This is not only a great testament to the continued hard work and exceptional craftmanship of the Octagon team, but, as we head into yet further political uncertainty in the next few months, hopefully also a reflection on the confidence in the luxury property market as a whole. As we look forward to autumn, the official launch of Broadoaks Park in West Byfleet fast approaches. Phase One of this unique flagship parkland estate includes 26 homes, from new build apartments and 3-5 bedroom houses, to beautifully converted 2 bedroom apartments within the Listed Coach House, with prices from £625,000. We have enjoyed a significant amount of interest in the development and delve into this new sector of the property market for Octagon with excitement! Visit Broadoakspark.co.uk for more information and to register your interest.



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eveloper L&Q is launching a collection of 60 shared ownership one, two, three and four bedroom flats at The Timberyard in Deptford. The Timberyard is next to 28 acres of parkland and surrounded by an expanse of gardens. Residents will also benefit from easy access to a new linear park set to run through the heart of the development, featuring a striking water feature. The apartments sit as part of a wider development of 1,132 new homes across 11.6 acres of land, which includes plans for a range of shops, cafés, communal courtyards and shared working spaces. Vicky Savage, London Managing Director for L&Q, says: “We are delighted to be launching a collection of Shared Ownership homes situated between central Deptford and Surrey Quays. With easy access into central London and green spaces, residents will enjoy the best of both worlds at The Timberyard. Offering a mix of one to four-bedroom homes means that both first time buyers and families can benefit from affordable housing in this area of regeneration.” Homes feature open-plan living ideal for entertaining, with fully integrated kitchen appliances including a fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The living room and hallways boast vinyl wood effect flooring, with carpet flooring to bedrooms, all of which feature underfloor heating. All apartments benefit from either a private balcony or terrace. The Timberyard is ideal for City Workers, with residents spoilt for

commuting choices, with National Rail, the London Overground and bus routes nearby. Just a short walk away are Surrey Quays and Deptford stations, from which London Bridge, Canary Wharf and Bank can be reached in under 20 minutes. Residents can also reach London Bridge, Waterloo, and Liverpool Street easily by bus. Cyclists can take advantage of Deptford being on the route of the London Quietway route Q1, which starts in Greenwich and ends near Waterloo Bridge. For those wanting to stay closer to home, Deptford has an abundance of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities, and the town centre is set to be transformed in coming years, with the Mayor of London and local council funding improvements to the market, pedestrian routes and new public spaces. Currently in Deptford town centre there is the buzzing Deptford Market Yard, with an abundance of restaurants, coffee shops and bars, while within The Timberyard development, the Victoria public house will be retained and repurposed.

Lordship House, a residential scheme by boutique developer Portobello Trust, in Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, features eight new one and two bedroom apartments behind the retained Victorian façade of a well-known local building. Painted in 1871 by French impressionist painter Camille Pissarro, Lordship Lane serves as the local high street and hub for East Dulwich and is one of the oldest streets in the region, dating back to Tudor times and predating the Victorian buildings that line the lane. Lordship House and the other buildings on the street were originally constructed between 1865 and 1885, creating a local suburban-village which is now a sought after London address. Children’s author Enid Blyton was born on Lordship Lane in 1897 and the family lived in an apartment above the cutlery shop owned by Enid’s father Thomas. Her books The Famous Five and Secret Seven were partially inspired by the suburban-village life of East Dulwich. Behind the retained Victorian brick and whiterender façade, Lordship House provides new apartments over four floors. The two-bedroom penthouse has 977 square feet of living space opening onto a 400 square foot rooftop terrace. The apartments have been designed by Josh Stone of Caroline Peterson Interiors, recently voted one of the UK’s top 100 interior designers. Each apartment has a reception room and a fully fitted bespoke-design kitchen with Carrera quartz worktops, sleek white base and cupboard storage units and integrated appliances. The bedrooms have engineered timber flooring and fitted wardrobes. The larger apartments, including the penthouse, have a master bedroom suite with luxurious en suite bathroom. The bathrooms have underfloor heating, marble and stone effect Minoli Tiles, fitted mirrors and white cantilevered sanitaryware. Marc Faure, Head of New Homes at estate agents, KALMARs, says: “The new apartments at Lordship House are located in the heart of East Dulwich, with East Dulwich Railway Station at the end of the high street providing easy access into Central London and Canary Wharf. This stylish apartment scheme has been created for design aware buyers who will appreciate the beautiful layouts and details provided by the high quality specification.” Lordship House, Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, one beds from £450,000 and two beds from £575,000, KALMARs 0207 403 0600

The Timberyard, Deptford, SE8, one bedroom from £101,250 for a 25% share (full market value: £405,000); two and three bedroom homes from £136,250 and £173,750, for a 25% share (full market values: 545,000 and £695,000), four bedrooms from £203,750 for a 25% (full marketing value £815,000). Shared ownership deals at The Timberyard are subject to eligibility criteria. www. lqpricedin.co.uk/timberyard

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Offering views towards the River Thames and Barnes Wetland Centre from private roof terraces and balconies, Octagon’s latest London launch offers nine stunning new townhouses with luxurious and spacious accommodation, ranging between 4,375 – 6,150 sq ft. Each home incorporates the highest specification and finishes, featuring 4/5 bedrooms, an impressive kitchen/breakfast room and four formal reception rooms across five storeys. The lower ground floor is dedicated to leisure - including a gym and shower room, cinema/TV den and a covered courtyard garden. Each property features a private west backing walled garden with rear pedestrian access to the Thames towpath. Located within the Bishop’s Park Conservation Area, Bishops Row is just a short walk from Fulham’s vibrant centre, tube stations, bus services, and an excellent choice of local schooling.



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MONEYTIP While long hot sunny days are at the forefront of most people’s minds, those who can bear to look a little further forward may find that it will save them money in the long run. Over £26 billion-worth of mortgages are due to mature this October, the largest monthly volume of the year, with lenders anticipating a surge in remortgage applications over the summer. If your mortgage deal is coming to an end, be prepared. Speak to a mortgage broker like SPF Private Clients ideally a few months beforehand, although if you have taken out a mortgage with us in the past, we will be getting in touch with you. Think about whether you need extra cash for home improvements or debt consolidation – this is the time to mention it so it can be factored into the sums. Those coming off five-year fixed-rate mortgages will find that rates are now considerably cheaper for an equivalent deal, meaning lower monthly payments. You may also find that your property has appreciated in value since you last took a mortgage out, resulting in a lower loan-to-value band, and possibly a cheaper rate. Consider all the options available to you. Your existing mortgage lender is likely to be in touch offering another deal for you to seamlessly slip onto but this may not be the best option. Make sure you compare it with what else is on the market, rather than assuming it’s the best deal. SPF Private Clients can help with this. If you have savings earning next-to-nothing in the way of interest but wish to hang onto them, rather than paying down the mortgage, it may be worth considering an offset. This will enable you to reduce the interest you pay while still retaining access to your savings in case of emergency.



2.55% £51.5 billion


irgin Money has launched a range of 15-year fixed rate mortgages for owneroccupiers and buy-to-let landlords. The owner-occupier loans start at 2.55 per cent for borrowers with a minimum of deposit of 35 per cent and rise to 3.75 per cent for those with 10 per cent to put down. Andrew Asaam, director of mortgages at Virgin Money, said: “Fixed rates of longer than ten years are not generally available in the UK market but, given the economic backdrop, they can be a perfect choice for borrowers who are looking for longer interest rate certainty. We are delighted to continue our tradition of innovation by adding them to our range, giving customers the option to take advantage and lock in the low rate environment for an extended period.”

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What’s new from our new PM Duncan Farmer considers what we can expect from Boris Johnson’s new government


ousing was hardly at the front of anyone’s minds when Boris Johnson got the keys to his new home last month, but besides Brexit, Boris has other policies to deliver if he is to win a general election. It is hard to know exactly where his property priorities lie, but in an article for The Times, Anne Ashworth, the paper’s property editor, put forward a few ideas of we what we could expect from his new team. “Such is the importance of housing to young voters today that Mr Johnson, if he is to ensure electoral success, must convince the doubters that he will preside over a huge increase in new development,” she wrote. That will not involve juggling the constraints of planning, the skills shortage after Brexit and schemes such as Help to Buy. In a move that could be seen as significant two days into Mr Johnson’s premiership his new housing minister Robert Jenrick visited Kidbrooke Village in the borough of Greenwich. Kidbrooke, says Ms Ashworth, is more of a new town and will have 5,000 homes, a large proportion of which will be affordable, and 80 acres of parkland. The choice of Sajid Javid as chancellor could also be significant, she says. “In 2017 when he was housing secretary he called for a £50 billion investment in housing to break down barriers to social progress,” she wrote. The move that is likely to grab the biggest headlines, if it happens, is a cut to stamp duty. “Mr Johnson would also like to be hailed as the politician who revived the Brexitbecalmed property market by lowering the top rate of stamp duty from 12 per cent to 7 per cent,” she wrote. “This would be a tax cut for the rich but he also wants to exempt properties costing less than £500,000 from the tax and perhaps shift the burden from the buyer to the seller.” Such ideas would certainly find a home in the Tory heartlands, but Mr Johnson is known to be big on ideas and light on detail so until we see the fine print in a manifesto who knows what will happen.


here are comparison websites for everything now and Get Agent, which tracks estate agents, has released a study that it says shows what proportion of the asking buyers sellers can expect to achieve in their postcode. The SW10 area of Kensington and Chelsea comes out worst at 89.33 per cent, suggesting that buyers expect at least 10 per cent off. SW1 does only slightly better, according to the research which suggests that people in parts of Sheffield are getting a good 4 per cent higher than the advertised price.

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LUXURYNEWBUILD W ithin a newly build apartment block, with stunning courtyard gardens, this two bedroom flat has two bathrooms and a modern integrated

kitchen. There is a 19 foot reception room and a private westfacing roof terrace, as well as a secure car parking place, concierge serve and a residents’ gym. The high specification kitchen has plenty of cabinet space and integrated Siemens appliances, Corian worktops and Amtico flooring. There is a utility room off the hallway with a washer/dryer and plenty of storage. The main double bedroom has fitted wardrobes and an en suite walk-in shower with a WC and a wash hand basin. The second bedroom also has fitted wardrobes

and has a glazed door to the roof terrace. A full size luxury bathroom completes the modern living space which has an excellent energy efficiency rating and low running costs. The well-proportioned flat is on the first floor and is part of the prestigious new Streatham Hill development, Gaumont Place, by London Square developers. The high-end luxury development is close to a wide selection of local shops and restaurants. It is convenient for Streatham Hill station (to London Victoria) and a short bus ride from Balham/Clapham and Brixton. Gaumont Place, Streatham Hill, £600,000, Winkworth 020 8769 6699

EXTENSIONPOTENTIAL Presented in immaculate condition, this light and bright Victorian house has four double bedrooms, two stylish bathrooms and potential to extend into both the loft and side return. It is superbly located between Clapham Junction and Clapham Common stations, and close to Clapham Common and plenty of good schools in both the state and private sectors. This family house has been well modernised from top to bottom, including good-quality wood double-glazing to all windows, and a pressurised hot water system. On the ground floor, both the entrance hallway and the double reception room have been fitted with hard-wearing wood flooring. The double reception room features fitted storage and some lovely period detail, including ceiling coving and fireplace. The kitchen offers plenty of space for family dining, plenty of storage, and access to the pretty rear garden. Upstairs, the four double bedrooms are served by both a bathroom and a shower room. Another highlight is the top rear bedroom, which boasts two sets of wide windows, creating an especially light guest room. Transport connections can be found at both Clapham Junction Station and Clapham Common Underground Station. Thirsk Road, Battersea, SW11, £1.25 million, John Thorogood 020 7228 7474

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few hundred yards from the bustling Wimbledon Village High Street, lies an enchanting 18th century Dorset manor house. The house was moved from Dorset and reconstructed in Wimbledon in 1903 and is now quietly situated towards the back of a lush and vibrant English country garden, near to the open spaces of Wimbledon Common. Occupied, by the current owner for 25 years the house, has been sympathetically modernised and meticulously maintained. It is beautifully presented with original features in abundance including leaded windows, oak panelling and working fireplaces. The comfortable and versatile accommodation is arranged over two floors with potential to create an additional first floor bedroom space, subject to the necessary consents. On the ground floor, either side of the flagstone hall, are two spacious reception rooms, both with exposed oak beams, polished floorboards, fireplaces and views over the garden. The custombuilt kitchen by Matthew Moore, to the

rear of the house, is complemented by Bath stone flooring which extends into the sizeable living space, making it ideal for entertaining. Upstairs there are three bedrooms. The two main bedrooms, both with bathrooms adjacent, enjoy captivating views over the garden. The master bedroom has an extra special dimension with its beamed and vaulted ceiling providing yet another eye-catching feature of this unique home. Outside, the lovely, mature and secluded garden stretches before the house and is filled with a vast collection of colourful plants and shrubs with a majestic cedar tree completing the picturesque scene. An ornamental lily pond is incorporated within the front York stone courtyard and a covered seating area adjacent provides a delightful outdoor retreat. There are a pair of adjacent garages and off-street parking.

The Wimbledon Village specialists with over 30 years of experience, and substantial knowledge of the South London property market, providing a friendly, flexible service to clients in order to make moving home a positive experience. Robert Holmes & Company has earned its reputation by providing a bespoke approach to estate agency, offering clients an independent and distinctly personal service tailored to individual requirements. Specialising in the sale and letting of high calibre residential property primarily within Wimbledon, Coombe and the surrounding areas.

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A substantial detached house in one of Wimbledon Village’s most sought after roads moments from the High Street and the Common, offering generous and well balanced accommodation 3 reception rooms • study • conservatory/garden room • kitchen/breakfast room • master bedroom with en-suite shower room and roof terrace • 5 further bedrooms • 4 further bath/shower rooms • walled garden • double garage and gated drive • ER/C 56 Robert Holmes Sales DPS.indd 1

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Wimbledon Village


A truly delightful semi-detached house with a lovely west facing garden located in a quiet and sought after residential road close to local shops, restaurants, Wimbledon Common and the Village Double reception rooms • kitchen/dining/sitting room • 3 bedrooms • shower room • cloakroom • boarded loft • side entrance/store • beautiful west facing courtyard garden • ER/D

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Wimbledon Village

Newly built in a quiet cul-de-sac minutes from the Village Kitchen/dining room • 2 reception rooms • study • master bedroom suite • 4/5 further bedrooms • 5 further bathrooms • gym • cinema room • garden • OSP • ER/B



Conveniently located for Raynes Park station, shops and good local schools 2 reception rooms (open plan) • kitchen/dining room • 3 bedrooms • family bathroom • boarded storage loft • paved garden • OSP • ER/D






A substantial, double fronted newly built family house of 5,558 sq ft (516.4 sq m) 2 reception rooms • kitchen/family room • cinema room • gym • study/ bedroom 7 • master bedroom suite • 5 further beds • 5 further bathrooms • garden • OSP

Refurbished and extended in a small gated development of only two houses Reception room • study • spacious kitchen/family/dining room • master bedroom suite • 4 further bedrooms • 3 further bath/shower rooms • westerly facing garden • garage & OSP • ER/C

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In a discreet semi-rural gated setting adjacent to the Common 2 reception rooms • study • kitchen/dining/family room • 5 bedrooms • 4 bath/shower rooms • loft storage • south facing walled garden & roof terrace • double garage & OSP • ER/C

In a favoured residential road a few minutes’ walk from King’s College School 2 reception rooms • family room • study • kitchen/breakfast room • 6 bedrooms • 4 bath/ shower rooms • south facing garden • garage & OSP • ER/E

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his exciting, newly built, fivebedroom, semi-detached house, on one of the premier residential roads in New Malden, is bright and modern with clean, elegant lines and a brilliant open plan kitchen/family room. Barham House is one of a pair of new family homes and has been carefully designed and built with great attention to detail. It is approached via a large gravelled forecourt with parking for two to three cars. The house has a generous entrance hall with a clever glass wall and double doors to an elegant reception room with large windows and attractive engineered oak floors. The property has been arranged to suit a busy family with under-stairs’ cupboards, a large built-in coat storage and a stylish downstairs cloakroom. The open plan kitchen/family room is sleek and modern with pale porcelain tile flooring and a beautiful, large central island with bar stool seating for more informal meals. All the work surfaces including the island are natural quartz silestone. The kitchen has integrated appliances, two ovens and a large gas hob and ample fitted wall and base units, with plenty of room for a large dining table. Bi-fold doors run across the entire back of the kitchen, opening to a large sunny terrace – ideal for summer barbecues.

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The master bedroom is on on the first floor. There is a dressing area with bespoke fitted wardrobes and a luxurious en suite shower room. The laundry room has been cleverly designed and positioned on the first floor next to the family bathroom and there is also a large linen cupboard. There are two more double bedrooms one with an en suite shower room which would be an ideal guest room. The second floor has exceptional light – with skylights and Velux windows throughout and houses two more double bedrooms with eaves storage and a large shower room. The garden stretches to nearly 130 feet with a southerly aspect, a lush lawn, a large, useful shed and a prolific apple tree.

The Coombe and Kingston Hill specialists where we have over 125 years of collective experience within the area bringing together substantial local knowledge of the South London property market providing a friendly, flexible service to clients in order to achieve a positive moving experience. Robert Holmes & Company is a private company which has long been established as the number one residential property specialist within the area and prides itself on the longevity of its staff. Guy Leaning has worked within the area since 1989 and he and his team specialise in the sale and letting of some of the finest homes within the area.

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Coombe Hill


A magnificent neo-Georgian 1920’s residence built on the site of Coombe Warren House incorporating the original Grade II listed orangery, set in extensive grounds on the private Coombe Estate.

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Coombe Hill


This superbly appointed 9-bedroom residence is located in the heart of the private Coombe Hill Estate. The three-storey spacious property is approximately 9074 sq ft (843 sq metres), built in mind to accommodate plenty of natural light.

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Coombe Hill

Coombe Hill

Coombe £3,750,000

This exquisite, and beautifully contemporary Huf Haus is set within sheltered and magnificent landscaped grounds in an elevated position on the slopes of Kingston Hill. The house makes the most of natural light with extensive full height glass walls and windows that offer breathtaking views.


A very charming family house set at the end of a private drive with a generous garden located on the prestigious Coombe Estate within easy reach of Kingston town centre, Richmond Park and Norbiton station.

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Melrose is a superb double fronted Georgian style new built home with classical proportions overlooking one of the most picturesque golf courses in south west London. With 6 double bedrooms, a grand, triple height entrance with a stunning galleried staircase.

Set behind its own handsome gates, this impressive 7 bedroom suite double fronted Georgian style residence is well positioned in a quiet gated development in the exclusive Coombe Hill Estate.

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Wimbledon Village

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Set in the heart of the Village this gated, traditional, family home is very well located for local schools and amenities. Roof terrace leading from master bedroom overlooking beautiful mature garden and outdoor swimming pool. ER/E

Wimbledon Village

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A unique 3 bedroom gated apartment in the heart of the Village with a fabulous garden and extensive parking. Sympathetically extended and refurbished to an exacting standard throughout. Stunning living space. ER/E


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Wimbledon Village

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Located in a quiet private road this charming detached family home offers spacious and adaptable living space and a beautiful, mature 120 ft garden. A downstairs guest room with en-suite is ideal for guests or an au-pair. ER/E

Stunning and recently refurbished penthouse apartment with fabulous roof terrace conveniently located for the town centre. This bright and spacious contemporary threebedroom apartment benefits from a garage. ER/E

This pretty Victorian terraced property is situated in a quiet popular road close to Raynes Park mainline station. With wood floors throughout the ground floor and stairs there are 3 double bedrooms and one study/nursery. ER/D

A spacious three bed first floor conversion apartment in a substantial detached period property in an enviable location in the heart of Wimbledon Village. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a communal garden and a garage. ER/E

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lose to Wimbledon Common, this detached house over two floors, has great lateral space and is set within a generous plot on the gated Eversley Park, The ground floor houses a spacious double aspect drawing room with a country-style fitted kitchen/breakfast/family room with a dining room/playroom, study and cloakroom. All the rear facing rooms have patio doors to the large terrace and wonderful garden. Upstairs are five bedrooms, three with en suite bathrooms and fitted wardrobes. The large master bedroom has a dressing area, roof terrace and luxury en suite bathroom. The large loft could also be used to extend the accommodation. The garden is laid mostly to lawn and surrounded by mature trees and shrubs. There is also off-street parking and a double garage. Eversley Park, Wimbledon, SW19, Knight Frank 020 8946 0026

With over 2,100 square feet of living space, this four bedroom, Victorian family house is conveniently located close to Putney High Street. The property is very well proportioned throughout, combining contemporary design with character features, such as high ceilings and ornate fireplaces. To the rear of the house is a spacious and light modern eat-in kitchen/ breakfast room with bi-fold doors opening directly onto a south-facing garden. The property benefits from further outside space by means of a south-facing roof terrace at the top of the house. In total there are four bedrooms, an entrance hallway, two reception rooms, a family bathroom, shower room, downstairs cloakroom and cellar, plus the roof terrace and garden. Norroy Road is a popular central Putney residential street located moments from the varied amenities and transport links of Putney High Street. Norroy Road, Putney, £1,495,000, Warren 020 8780 1100

FOURBEDDER Recently renovated to the highest of standards, this most spectacular four bedroom house is located moments from both Battersea Park and Clapham Junction. The ground floor has been opened up to give a wonderful sense of space, with a light and airy feeling throughout and is perfect for modern day family life with a double reception room and a kitchen/breakfast room and garden. The house benefits from having three bathrooms (two en suite) and a pretty south-facing patio garden off the kitchen. Kerrison Road is one of the most popular streets which form part of the enclave of “Little India”. Falcon Road and Battersea Park Road provide shopping facilities and Clapham Junction has an excellent selection of shops and restaurants. Clapham Junction Mainline Station is very close by, providing direct access to Central London. Kerrison Road, Battersea, SW11, £1,150,000, John D Wood & Co 020 3151 0661

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IT’S TIME TO MAKE YOUR MOVE If you would like to sell or let your property by the end of the year, speak to us today. Autumn is a great time to sell your home. Everyone’s back from their holidays, rejuvenated and thinking about moving before the end of the year. So whether you’re looking to buy, sell, rent or let, or just curious about how much your property might be worth – contact us for a chat and find out what Winkworth can do for you.

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This townhouse is split into two units: a one-bedroom lower ground floor flat and the remainder is arranged over the ground, first and second floor. The property

An extraordinary and individual modern house unit in a stunning location. originally in 1962street for thelevel artist John Merton, House is broadly could easily be reconverted to a house. Thecountry one-bedroom is accessed from theBuilt house and a separate entrance. There isPound a modern kitchen/reception Palladian style and is a wide, single storey building with windows overroom looking gardens.heating. It was extended 1978 to include garden room and a room within wooden flooring, a double bedroom with space forlarge storage and a wet withthe under-floor Althoughin not a separate unit,athis would be perfect for a buy to let or live-in nanny. Enter the larger unit at room ground levelproperty to find acurrently kitchen/dining room. The kitchenand comprises a granitesurrounding worktop, breakfast and has large studio complex including a workshop and dark . The has very high ceilings brick parapets the roofbar which modern appliances. good storage space.There is a study/bedroom on the half landing and the first floor is a spacious open plan reception room/study; a fantastic entertaining space. Continue up to the family bathroom, then find two bedrooms on the second floor; a good-sized double and a larger master bedroom, with views of Lambeth Palace

Four bedrooms | four bathrooms | garden room | hall | drawing room | studio complex | dining room | wine cellar | integrated garaging | small lake arboretum | over six acres of land

and Parliament. The property offers a mature garden with a decking area and an external storage vault.

Four bedrooms | four bathrooms | garden room | hall | drawing room | studio complex | dining room | wine cellar | integrated garaging | small lake arboretum | over six acres of land Grade II Listed | 18th Century Terraced House | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Reception Rooms | 2 Bathrooms | Garden | Good Decoration | EPC Exempt

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Four bedrooms | four bathrooms | garden room | hall | drawing room | studio complex | dining room | wine cellar | integrated garaging | small lake arboretum | over six acres of land

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Four bedrooms | four bathrooms | garden room | hall | drawing room | studio complex | dining room | wine cellar | integrated garaging | small lake arboretum | over six acres of land Leasehold | 1 Bedroom | 1 Reception Room | 1 Bathroom | Flat/Apartment | Upper Floor without Lift | Roof Terrace | Balcony | Period | Very Good Decoration | EPC Rating D

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PERIOD TERRACED HOUSE A truly rare opportunity to acquire the only double fronted home on one of Kennington’s premium roads. Spanning three levels and over three thousand square feet, this house is unequivocally a must have for those seeking practical and lateral space


he lower ground of the property is a stunning space. A central stairwell runs through the middle of the house creating a divide between dining and living area and the kitchen. The kitchen benefits from a four-door gas Aga, sink with waste disposer, fitted steam oven with gas hob and extractor, microwave oven and plenty storage within the kitchen island and stylish units as well as ample worktop space. To the rear there is a utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and dryer and a downstairs W.C. The entire kitchen and dining space benefits from underfloor heating. There is also extra living space at the back of the house, incorporating a stunning conservatory extension. The fourth bedroom to the rear has storage, space for a large double bed and garden views; ideal for a guest bedroom or even for a nanny. The garden is patioed with mature flower beds and like the rest of the property, is double width. The raised ground floor has two double reception rooms, a family bathroom and study. The bathroom comprises a freestanding Victorian tub, separate shower, basin, storage unit and a W.C.

The study could easily double as a bedroom and benefits from views of the garden and the back of Cleaver Square. The two double reception rooms enjoy wooden flooring throughout with large sash windows ensuring plenty of natural light. The room to the right, currently used a sitting and television area, has fitted storage and space for at least three large sofas. The second reception space, currently used a music room, could easily be used as a library or more formal dining room. The top floor has three double en-suite bedrooms with storage. The master bedroom has the additional benefit of a walk-through wardrobe with fitted cupboard space. Methley Street, Kennington, SE11, £2,595,000 Freehold, EPC Rating E, Winkworth Kennington 020 7587 0600 ACCOMMODATION & AMENITIES • Period Terraced House • 5 Bedrooms • 3 Reception Rooms • 4 Bathrooms • Garden • Very Good Decoration

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GUIDE PRICE £1,100,000-1,195,000

Enchantingly lovely, late Victorian home with five-double beds, a kitchen/diner, a sitting room, two bathrooms, a shower room, heaps of storage and a walk-in cellar. On a magical no-through street at One Tree Hill. A short walk to trains, restaurants shops and schools at Honor Oak Park.

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A whopping five-double-bedroom home with a wish-list layout and a south-west garden. Walk to Nunhead station in one minute, the high street in three minutes and Brockley, East Dulwich, Peckham or Telegraph Hill in only ten. Close to fabulous schools, parks, shops and restaurants.

An enchanting, perfectly huge maisonette close to three stations, high streets, parks and fun nights in Peckham. Measuring around 940 square feet, it has two double bedrooms, a west-facing balcony and a fab open-plan kitchen.

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CHURCHVIEWS 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


itted 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 columnfitted 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 downlighters recessed into the ceiling. 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. Camberwell Grove, SE5 £1,750,000, Roy Brooks 020 8299 3021

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Norwood Road SE24 £450,000 Share of Freehold

Hamilton Road £550,000 Freehold

Newly refurbished, this spacious apartment offers a light, bright and airy aspect and benefits from a large reception room and open plan kitchen diner. Offering a private roof terrace and communal garden, the property is minutes from Brockwell Park and Tulse Hill station.

This beautiful 3 bedroom period terraced property benefits from front driveway, rear garden and is ideally located, on a quiet residential street that is only moments from West Norwood and West Dulwich.

Anerley Park SE20 £675,000 Freehold

Oakbank Grove SE24 £525,000 Leasehold

Located within minutes of Crystal Palace Park and both Anerley and Crystal Palace, this 3 bedroom end of terraced house boasts spacious accommodation, a front driveway and large rear garden.

Petermans are delighted to bring to the market this Chain Free beautifully presented, ground floor, two double bedroom period maisonette. Located close to Loughborough Jct Thameslink and Denmark Hill Overground/BR. Also within minutes’ walk of Ruskin Park.

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Dorchester Drive SE24 Guide Price £2,150,000– £2,350,000 Freehold Located on one of Herne Hill’s most prestigious roads, this substantial Chain Free bright and airy property offers impressive living space as well as five large bedrooms, two bathrooms, double garage and off street parking for four cars. Excellent transport links can be found from both Denmark Hill O/G and Herne Hill BR stations.

Rutland Court £575,000 Share of Freehold

Dylways SE5 £685,000 Freehold

Petermans are delighted to have the opportunity to offer this bright & spacious chain free, share of freehold three bedroom purpose built flat with garage within Rutland Court. With excellent transport links close by as well as the popular Herne Hill and both Brockwell and Ruskin parks.

This Chain Free four bedroom house, comes to market offering front and rear garden, as well as kitchen/dining room and large reception room. Ideally located close to good transport links as well as great school catchment area.

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n the market chain free, an astounding four bedroom, split level period conversion with a huge private garden. This magnificent period ‘palace’ is spread over the ground and lower ground floors of a stately building. The property has been recently renovated and has an impressive array of top quality fixtures and fittings, including engineered oak flooring, bespoke joinery, a top notch contemporary kitchen-diner and a feature wall of Crittall glass doors. There is more than 1,400 square feet of living space including a huge kitchen-diner, a stunning reception room with views of, and access to, the private southfacing 90ft walled garden. There are three lovely double bedrooms, a single bedroom/study, a shower room and family bathroom. There is underfloor heating throughout with different zones controlled digitally.

There’s a shared off-street parking space, leading to the private entrance. The inner hall has beautiful wooden floors and matching oak fitted units. The kitchen-diner which has a lovely window seat in the wide bay of double glazed sash windows is the perfect spot for formal and family dining. The leafy and mature location is awash with period architecture, making this maisonette what the agents claim is London’s finest flat. Nearby Denmark Hill Station has fast, frequent services to London Bridge, Elephant and Castle, Blackfriars and the London Overground Line to Shoreditch, Clapham and Canada Water for the Jubilee Line. Grove Park, Camberwell, SE5, £1,300,000, Wooster & Stock 020 7952 0595

CONTEMPORARYSTYLE This stylish and contemporary home nestles behind a traditional Dulwich Village Victorian facade. The stunning property has been recently redeveloped and extended to create a spectacular home in the heart of Dulwich Village. Inside, the pretty Victorian cottage hides a deceptively spacious and stylish home. No attention to detail has been spared from the architect-designed bespoke kitchen, cleverly designed ground floor entertaining space with pivoting glass door to the modern terraced garden. Practicalities such as a large utility room, study nook, storage for coats and shoes have all been considered to create a beautiful and well-planned home. Upstairs there are three generous, bright and airy bedrooms, one en suite wet room and a spacious family bathroom. The home is perfectly located for the shops and boutiques of Dulwich Village and the highly regarded state and private schools nearby. Calton Avenue, Dulwich, SE21, £1,295,000, Knight Frank 020 3815 9410

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Diary of an estate agent… From Pimlico to Peckham – the weird and wonderful happenings in the world of estate agency by Jane Robathan of Roy Brooks


ow bad could the worst conveyancing solicitor be? We don’t wish to talk-down the good guys (and there are plenty of those), but my, we had a useless outfit recently. They ‘didn’t receive’ two rounds of exchange contracts when dealing with a sale at the top of a chain. They were two above us, whose clients were divorcing. One client lives in London, the other in Exeter while the solicitors are based in Cambridge. As the whole exchange looked ready to collapse for the second time, our James (who deals with our progressing), decided enough was enough. James was sent a duplicate, signed contract from Devon, took it by train (and two tubes) to Baker Street to get it signed by the other party. James

then drove up to Cambridge to hand it over. Arriving in an industrial estate just outside the city, he found the practice in a warehouse next to Screwfix. At the end of a dingy corridor were two ladies huddled around a desk overflowing with papers. May this be a lesson in saving pennies when selling. In other news, the actress whose flat we sold, bought a fab little cottage at auction. We knew a couple of developers who were sniffing around and really wanted her to get it. We watched the bidding live online from Sarah’s computer (don’t tell the boss). She’s since gutted and transformed it and has invited us all round for fizz.

Surrender the Aston Martin to its secure, underground parking space. Need help? Use the concierge. This luxuriously elegant twobedroom pad is truly beautiful. Communal garden, near Denmark Hill trains and chain free. Mary Datchelor House, Camberwell Grove, SE5 £475,000


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This stylish house, between the commons, is a “natural 4 bed” Victorian house that has been designed with flair and imagination to create a stylish family house. There is an innovative ground floor layout, a wonderfully spacious and open-plan feel and a pretty, south-facing garden. The house is located in a highly sought-after street directly off exclusive Clapham Common West Side and close to excellent schools and Clapham South. Broxash Road, Battersea, SW11, £875per week, John Thorogood 020 7228 7474

three bedroom flat on the spacious ground floor of part of a grand, detached Victorian house, with a decked terrace overlooking parkland. The property is neutrally decorated and a short distance from Streatham station, Streatham Leisure Centre and Ice Rink. It overlooks Streatham Common and is set back from the road within its own grounds. The handsome light-filled apartment comprises: three bedrooms (two doubles and a small double/single), a bright reception room with large French windows, a newlyinstalled fitted white kitchen with appliances, a white bathroom, a separate shower room that has been newly refurbished and plenty of useful fitted storage throughout. There is a decked terrace immediately outside the property for exclusive use, is a perfect spot to sit and watch the sun go down over the Common. The nearest transport is at Streatham (Thameslink) and Streatham Common train stations, with speedy links to the City & West End. Streatham Common North, SW16, £427 per week, Winkworth 020 8769 6699

MODERN DEVELOPMENT This, absolutely spectacular two bedroom apartment is on the second floor of this prestigious new development on the border of Putney and Southfields. It is offered on a furnished basis and benefits from allocated underground parking and secure bike storage. The accommodation comprises an entrance hallway, a beautiful reception room with doors to the private terrace, a fully fitted, open plan kitchen with dining area, two equally sized double bedrooms, en suite shower room and a further full bathroom. There is underfloor heating and constant air circulation throughout the flat. As well as being furnished to a very high standard it is well located for all the amenities of Southfields and is in close proximity to Putney. Cambium Apartments, Wimbledon, SW19, £2,000 pcm, Warren 020 8780 1100

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ith seven bedrooms this family home is in immaculate order. It has a spacious kitchen/ dining/family/study room, a formal drawing room, study/dining room and a gym. In addition there are five bathroom or shower rooms, two en suites, plus a double garage and off-street parking with a garden of half an acre. Coombe Hill Road is within easy access to Royal Richmond Park, via the Kingston Gate, which is an area of outstanding beauty, providing a picturesque setting in which to picnic, go horse riding, jogging or take a leisurely walk. The immediate area offers a wide range of recreational facilities including three golf courses, indoor and outdoor tennis, squash clubs, ten pin bowling, and many swimming pools. Theatres at Richmond and Wimbledon are also popular

alternatives to the West End together with an excellent choice of restaurants. Holy Cross Prep, Rokeby School for boys and Marymount International School for girls are all within a short walk and pick up bus points to schools further afield. New Malden, Kingston and Wimbledon town centres, with their excellent shopping facilities, are all within easy reach, as is the A3 trunk road offering fast access to central London and both Gatwick and Heathrow airports via the M25 motorway network. The train station at New Malden provides frequent services to Waterloo. The nearest underground station is Wimbledon. Coombe Hill Road, ÂŁ17,500 pcm, Coombe Residential 0208 947 9393


In the heart of Wimbledon Village, this unique, three bedroom gated apartment on the ground floor has a fabulous patio garden and extensive parking. It has been sympathetically extended and refurbished to an exacting standard throughout and now offers stunning living space. In all there are three bedrooms and two reception rooms, a stylish bathroom and a separate WC. Wimbledon Hill Road, Wimbledon, SW19, rent on application, Robert Holmes & Co 020 8879 9669

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WONDERFUL LOCATION With a large rear garden and views over Coombe golf course, this five bedroom family house is close to Richmond Park and the shopping facilities of Kingston and Wimbledon


he area offers a wide range of recreational activities including boating, golf, tennis, squash and fitness at the Roehampton Club and David Lloyd Leisure Centre, with numerous superb restaurants, pubs and boutiques in every direction. There are also excellent schools in the Coombe/Wimbledon area, including Rokeby, Kings College, Wimbledon High, Holy Cross and Marymount. The property has a good sized reception room, a second reception room/family room/study and a

modern kitchen/dining room with a cloakroom and utility room. Upstairs there is a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, plus dressing room and study and four more bedrooms all with en suite shower rooms. There is also a separate annexe, a 24-hour CCTV system, a carriage driveway and garage. Stoke Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2, ÂŁ11,500pcm, Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward 020 3792 6231

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LUXURY MANSION Designed by the world-renowned Architect Hugh Petter of Adam Architecture and built to the most exacting standards by luxury developer Fairmile Homes, the house has been designed as a deep plan rectangular building


he roof has a flat central section and this traditional design allows the stairs to be top-lit with natural daylight from a roof light, without impacting on the external appearance of the house. The six-bedroom mansion is on the Crown Estate, which is just under 15 minutes’ drive from the ultra-exclusive member only Golf & Country Club at Beaverbrook. It is also within 10 minutes’ drive of some of the best private schools in the country. Residents of the Crown Estate include some of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs, some of the most successful workers

in the square mile, several high-profile sports people and foreign individuals who see it as a safe haven for wealth. The Crown Estate is seen as the area of choice for these ultra-high net worth individuals due to its high levels of privacy, security, exclusivity and access to the City and London’s airports. It is set in 0.7 acres of grounds and has outbuildings, a lovely garden and detached indoor swimming pool with changing facilities.

‘Within 10 minutes’ drive of some of the best private schools in the country’

Brookwood, Princes Drive, Oxshott, Surrey, £5,950,000, Knight Frank 01932 591600

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A stunning American log and timber detached home in a rural setting with approximately 5.5 acres of grounds and woodland on the outskirts of Chowns Hill. Rockwood, Ivyhouse Lane, Hastings, guide price £850,000, Freeman Forman 01580 755320 hawkhurst@ freemanforman.co.uk


nd with some of our seaside towns enjoying improving train links to London, a move to the south coast could be feasible. Each year more people relocate, either to get on the housing ladder or to sell up in the city and become mortgage free in the country. The big question is where to go? Devon and Cornwall are tempting, but that normally means either retiring or finding work locally. The south coast towns like Margate, Hastings and Deal offer more options. Either a daily commute, a pieda-terre in London, or an arrangement whereby you work from home for part of the week. The luckiest re-locators follow a job down to the coast. And Margate, Hastings and Deal all still offer property bargains compared with better known options like Brighton or Eastbourne. DEAL has history, charm, character, narrow streets, whitewashed cottages and an unspoilt sea

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Life by the seaside, with the sound of waves, the cry of the seagulls, café culture and tempting shops, all sounds a lot more tempting than sweltering in London during the summer or enduring a grey London winter DEAL

Average property price: £298,000 Top Dollar: Four bed, grade II Georgian house yards from the beach £795,000 Bargain basement: Three bed house from £200,000, one bed flats from £135,000 Fastest train to London: 1.22 hours, average time 2.8 hours

A substantial, five bedroom Victorian family home set in mature gardens in a sought after location within walking distance of the town, station and the beach. Sheen, 146 Church Path, Deal, guide price £745,000, Bright & Bright 01304 374071 sales@brightandbright.co.uk

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MARGATE Average property price: £225,000 Top Dollar: Five bed character property with a detached two bed cottage £895,000 Bargain basement: One bed flat from £120,000 or three bed house from £200,000 Fastest train to London: 1.26 hours, average time 1.49 hours

front. It has a host of Edwardian and Victorian houses at prices to make Londoners weep over their mortgage statements. It has three Tudor castles, which seems kinda greedy. It also has a recently revamped pier and sea views that make visitors reach for their cameras. Deal Castle, built for King Henry VIII, is one of the finest Tudor artillery castles in England and is among the earliest and most elaborate of a chain of defensive coastal forts. Although it is a peaceful, low-key sort of town it has a Saturday market, independent shops, a thriving craft community and a popular bistro – Frog and Scot.

HASTINGS Average property price: £261,000 Top Dollar: Six bed, Grade II house for £1,5million Bargain basement: Three bed houses from £250,000 and one bed flats from £120,000 Fastest train to London: 1.23 hours, average train 1.52 hours

Situated within easy reach of the Theatre Royal, Margate’s sandy beach, Dreamland and the popular Turner Centre and overlooking the green, this four bedroom, Georgian, semi detached family home is refurbished throughout, keeping original features. Hawley Square, Margate, £550,000, Miles & Barr Exclusive, 01227 917096 www.miles&barr.co.uk

MARGATE has a world-class art gallery, sandy beaches, stylish spots to eat and drink and all the fun of the oldfashioned British seaside with rides and side shows and theatres. The opening of the Turner Gallery has attracted a stream of arts professionals to the town, earning Margate the nickname Shoreditch-on-Sea. HASTINGS is set between hills that reach down to the sea. Ruins of a castle overlook the town and there is a three mile seafront, stretching from the fishing end in the east to the hustle and bustle of the arcades and funfair rides at the other end. In the old town there are picturesque cottages and passageways with independent shops and cafés, perfect for a Sunday stroll. For best views over the town use the old funiculars to whizz up the hills on either side of the town.

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London in 60 minutes... FAVOURED LOCATION

SPACIOUSHOME ANDGROUNDS This outstanding country home comes with an additional two-bedroom apartment and four acres of land. The sprawling residence sits within a highly sought-after location on the outskirts of Henfield in West Sussex with views over the surrounding countryside. It is approached via secure electric gates, opening onto a sweeping driveway leading towards the large forecourt. The main house has six bedrooms and has been well designed, but will also allow a buyer to add their own taste and ideas with possible remodelling opportunities. Accommodation is laid over two floors and offers ample living space on the ground floor including a grand living room with feature inglenook fireplace, a dining room, kitchen/ breakfast room with separate utility, a study and a family/media room. There are also two downstairs WCs and a large reception hall. Upstairs is the master suite with a dressing room and a large en suite bathroom. There are five more double bedrooms – two with en suites – as well as a spacious family bathroom. On the other side of the forecourt, above the four bay garage, there is a two bedroom apartment. The block also houses two shower rooms, sauna, steam room, gym and garden room. The grounds have been well landscaped with patio areas and a large outside swimming pool as well as a vegetable patch, children’s play area and rolling lawns.

This detached house has recently been refurbished to the highest standard and has four bedrooms, a newly fitted kitchen and bathrooms with off-street parking. It is located in an attractive and convenient setting on the favoured southern side of the Cambridge with a varied range of local amenities nearby including a delicatessen, pubs/restaurants, coffee shops, take-aways and a post office. Cambridge Leisure offers a multi-screen cinema and a bowling alley as well as more restaurants and numerous supermarkets. The City Centre is nearby, as is the railway station. There is also a choice of top schools including Morley Primary School as well as a good number of private schools and Hills Road Sixth Form, locally. The house has a cloakroom on the ground floor, plus a downstairs shower room and utility area. There is also an open-plan living/dining/ kitchen room with high gloss floor tiles and zoned underfloor heating throughout. The master bedroom and two more bedrooms are on the first floor along with the family bathroom. The fourth bedroom, with an en suite shower room, are on the second floor. Outside a paved pathway leads to the front door with space for one car, bordered with landscaped hedges and cobblestones. A wooden gate at the side leads to the rear garden, which includes a paved patio area and lawn with flower and shrub borders, as well as a raised decking area. At the back of the garden there is a detached garage with access via a private gravelled lane. Rock Road, Cambridge, £1.1m, Cheffins 01223 214214

Turnhams Gill, Furners Lane, Woodmancote, Henfield, BN5, £2,500,000, King & Chasemore 01903 815806

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“Designed for Living”

Inspired Design and Styling have created the substantial, free flowing interior of this very impressive five bedroomed extended detached home situated on the desirable street in the heart of Finedon. The palatial Kitchen/ Dining/Family room offers en vogue living space and outside the rear garden is a great size enjoying an established feel. Kettering and their respective railway lines are a short drive away connecting with London St Pancras International in under an hour. An outstanding home! EPC RATING: D Church Street, Finedon Kettering 01536 417888

“London Calling”

OIEO £300,000

This magnificent four bedroomed Victorian townhouse is situated on the desirable tree lined Headlands, which offers ultra-convenient access to the Restaurant/Cultural Quarter of Kettering as well as the mainline railway which connects directly with London St Pancras International in under an hour. The interior enjoys a wealth of period features to include tall ceilings, deep skirtings, ornate cornicing and attractive fireplaces. This property has not been on the market since 1966 presenting a very rare opportunity to buy in this most sought after location. EPC RATING:PENDING Headlands, Kettering Kettering 01536 417888

Only 60 minutes by train to London ◆ Offices in Corby ◆ Kettering ◆ Market Harborough

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238a Battersea Park Road SW11  020 3402 1900  battersea@savills.com www.savills.com

www.foxtons.co.uk 56 Barnes High Street, London SW13  020 3371 3130  barnes@knightfrank.com www.knightfrank.com 73-75 Church Street SW13  020 8563 8333  barnes_sales@marshandparsons.co.uk www.marshandparsons.co.uk

Savills Waterfront, 62-64 Battersea Bridge Road, SW11  fmoynihan@savills.com www.savills.co.uk/waterfront Savills Blue C100 M76 Y12 K68 Savills Grey C40 M10 Y0 K70 (25%)

Estate Agents

52 Barnes High Street SW13  020 8939 6900  barnes@savills.com www.savills.com



Letting Specialists

Management Services



Unit C1 Vista, 346 Queenstown Road, London SW8  020 3642 9711  battersea@knightfrank.co.uk www.knightfrank.co.uk



21 Battersea Square SW11  020 7771 7100  battersea@first-union.co.uk www.first-union.co.uk 168 Lavender Hill, Battersea SW11  020 7801 1111  battersea@foxtons.co.uk www.foxtons.co.uk

Stone C11 M13 Y30 K32 White Background colour: Savills Grey C40 M10 Y0 K70

Battersea & Nine Elms

Battersea 280/278 Battersea Park Road, SW11  020 7228 2629  battersea@acquireestateagents.co.uk

29 Battersea Square SW11  020 7924 3130  info@thresherowen.co.uk www.thresherowen.co.uk

Stone C11 M13 Y30 K32 White Background colour: Purple C81 M93 Y39 K38


506–508 Brixton Road, Brixton SW9  020 7704 5757  brixton@foxtons.co.uk www.foxtons.co.uk

29 BATTERSEA SQUARE LONDON SW11 3RA Tel: +44 (0) 20 - 7924 - 3130 Email: info@thresherowen.co.uk Web: www.thresherowen.co.uk

400-402 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9  020 8846 2320  brixton_sales@marshandparsons.co.uk www.marshandparsons.co.uk

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Dulwich Village

17A Nunhead Green, SE15  020 7952 0595  nun@woosterstock.co.uk www.woosterstock.co.uk


29-35 Lordship Lane, Dulwich SE22  020 8613 6200  dulwich@foxtons.co.uk www.foxtons.co.uk

Crystal Palace

39 Dulwich Village, Dulwich Village SE21  020 3280 3519  dulwichvillage.sales@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk

26 Westow Hill, Crystal Palace SE19  020 8772 8080  crystalpalace@foxtons.co.uk www.foxtons.co.uk


107-109 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich SE22  020 3280 3523  eastdulwich.sales@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk

Clapham 140 Northcote Road SW11  020 7228 7474  sales@john-thorogood.co.uk www.john-thorogood.co.uk 27-31 The Pavement SW4  020 7498 8686  clapham@hamptons-int.com

2 Barry Parade, Barry Road SE22  020 8299 3021  post@roybrooks.co.uk www.roybrooks.co.uk



www.hamptons.co.uk 390-392 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield SW18  020 8963 5100  earlsfield@foxtons.co.uk www.foxtons.co.uk

Sales – 30 The Pavement, Clapham SW4  020 3700 8555  scc@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk


372-374 Garratt Lane SW18  020 8971 7070  info@jacksonsestateagents.com www.jacksonsestateagents.com

Sales – 11 The Polygon SW4  020 3667 6750  robert.french@knightfrank.com www.knightfrank.com

517-519 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield SW18  020 3280 3521  earlsfield.sales@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk

Lettings – 11 The Polygon SW4  020 3667 6756  anna.czaban@knightfrank.com www.knightfrank.com

Lettings – 334 Garratt Lane, SW18  020 3280 3522  earlsfield.lettings@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk

44 Abbeville Road, Clapham SW4  020 3280 3514  clapham.sales@kfh.co.uk

28 Old Town SW4  020 7501 3666  clapham_sales@marshandparsons.co.uk www.marshandparsons.co.uk Lettings - 1 The Polygon SW4  020 7720 5588  clapham@palacegateestates.co.uk www.palacegateestates.co.uk

Lettings - 370 Garratt Lane SW18  020 8879 6205  earlsfield@palacegateestates.co.uk www.palacegateestates.co.uk


East Dulwich 94 Park Hall Road, West Dulwich SE21  020 3319 3900  wendy@petermans.co.uk www.petermans.co.uk

131 Northcote Road SW11  020 7228 5111  battersea@ramptonbaseley.com www.ramptonbaseley.com 57 Nightingale Lane SW12  020 8673 9278  rchatwin@savills.com www.savills.com


East Sheen 298a Upper Richmond Rd W, SW14  020 8018 7777  mrandall@savills.com www.savills.com

1-3 Old Town SW4  020 7627 5566  clapham@sheratonlaw.com www.sheratonlaw.com



Coombe Hill

Herne Hill

259 Coombe Lane SW20  020 8947 9393  hani@coomberesidential.com www.coomberesidential.com

63-65 Herne Hill SE24  020 7733 5454  wendy@petermans.co.uk www.petermans.co.uk

360 Coombe Lane, Wimbledon SW20  020 8947 9833  enquiries@robertholmes.co.uk www.robertholmes.co.uk

236 Railton Road SE24  020 7501 8950  hernehill@winkworth.co.uk www.winkworth.co.uk

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139 Lower Richmond Road SW15  020 8780 1100  lettings@warrenputney.co.uk www.warrenputney.co.uk

Kennington 181-183 Kennington Lane, SE11  020 7840 3205  kennington@atkinsonmcleod.com www.atkinsonmcleod.com 292-294 Kennington Road, SE11  ske@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk

196 Upper Richmond Road SW15  020 8788 9295  putney@winkworth.co.uk www.winkworth.co.uk


Raynes Park Station Buildings, Coombe Lane SW20  020 3542 2000  srp@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk

292-294 Kennington Road, SE11  020 3792 3070  skennington.lettings@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk Sales – 299 Kennington Road SE11  020 7587 0600 kennington@winkworth.co.uk www.winkworth.co.uk


Richmond 27a The Quadrant, Richmond TW9  020 8973 2700  richmond@foxtons.co.uk www.foxtons.co.uk

Lettings – 299 Kennington Road SE11  020 7587 0600 kennington@winkworth.co.uk www.winkworth.co.uk


23 Hill Street, Richmond upon Thames TW9  020 8939 2800  richmond@knightfrank.com www.knightfrank.com


40-42 Hill Rise, London  020 8614 9100  mgthompson@savills.com www.savills.com

173-177 Clarence Street, Kingston KT1  020 8879 2121  kingston@foxtons.co.uk www.foxtons.co.uk




Southfields 21 Replingham Rd, Southfields, London SW18  020 3151 4310  southfields@johndwood.co.uk

145 Evelina Road, Nunhead SE15  020 3206 3063  post@roybrooks.co.uk www.roybrooks.co.uk


251-251b Wimbledon Park Road SW19  020 8871 9655  southfields.sales@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk

Peckham 17A Nunhead Green, SE15  020 7952 0595  nun@woosterstock.co.uk www.woosterstock.co.uk




Streatham 82 Streatham High Road, Streatham SW16  020 8150 5400  streatham@foxtons.co.uk www.foxtons.co.uk

Putney 175 Putney High Street, Putney SW15  020 8355 1000  putney@foxtons.co.uk www.foxtons.co.uk

1 Leigham Court Road, SW16  020 8769 8744  sst@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk

1 Putney Hill, Putney SW15  020 3280 3545  putneyhill.sales@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk 81-83 Lower Richmond Road, West Putney SW15  020 3280 3558  westputney.sales@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk

46-50 Streatham Hill, Streatham, London SW2  020 8769 6699  streatham@winkworth.co.uk www.winkworth.co.uk



Sales & Lettings – 188 Upper Richmond Road SW15  020 8780 8780  sales.putney@lauristons.com  lettings.putney@lauristons.com www.lauristons.com

47-49 Mitcham Road, SW17  020 3728 2150  tooting@foxtons.co.uk www.foxtons.co.uk

198 Upper Richmond Road SW15  020 8780 6111  cbell@savills.com www.savills.com

58-60 Tooting High Street, SW17  020 8767 1400  sto@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk

194 Upper Richmond Road SW15  020 8780 1100  sales@warrenputney.co.uk www.warrenputney.co.uk

29-31 Upper Tooting Rd, London SW17  020 8767 3655  tooting_sales@marshandparsons.co.uk www.marshandparsons.co.uk

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370 Old York Road SW18  020 8480 4444  wandsworthtown@first-union.co.uk www.first-union.co.uk


12 Huguenot Place SW17  020 8877 4810  rchatwin@savills.com www.savills.com



West Dulwich 94 Park Hall Road, West Dulwich SE21  020 3319 3900  ben.moser@petermans.co.uk www.petermans.co.uk

Wandsworth – Between the Commons 140 Northcote Road SW11  020 7228 7474  sales@john-thorogood.co.uk www.john-thorogood.co.uk 26 Bellevue Road, SW17  020 8682 7777  wandsworth@knightfrank.com www.knightfrank.com 98–100 Northcote Road, SW11  020 7411 9965  battersea@hamptons-int.com www.hamptons.co.uk 118 Northcote Road SW11  020 7728 9292  batteresa_sales@marshandparsons.co.uk www.marshandparsons.co.uk 131 Northcote Road SW11  020 7228 5111  battersea@ramptonbaseley.com www.ramptonbaseley.com 99 Northcote Road, SW11  020 3428 2222  rchatwin@savills.com www.savills.com


Wandsworth Common 19 Bellevue Road SW17  020 8767 7711  wandsworth@carterjonas.co.uk www.carterjonas.co.uk 324 Trinity Rd, London SW18 3RG  020 3151 4263  wandsworth@johndwood.co.uk www.johndwood.co.uk 34 Bellevue Road SW17  020 8767 2222  bellevueroad@rymer-irens.com www.rymer-irens.com

113 Rosendale Road, West Dulwich SE21  020 3280 3556  westdulwich.sales@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk


Wimbledon 49 Wimbledon Hill Road, SW19  020 8944 4000  swm@kfh.co.uk www.kfh.co.uk Hampton House, High Street, SW19  020 8946 0081  wimbledon@hamptons-int.com www.hamptons.co.uk 5 Church Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 5DW  020 3151 4293  wimbledon@johndwood.co.uk www.johndwood.co.uk 81 High Street SW19  020 8946 0026  dominic.pasqua@knightfrank.com www.knightfrank.com Sales & Lettings – 53 Wimbledon Hill Road, Wimbledon SW19  020 8946 9468  sales.wimbledon@lauristons.com  lettings.wimbledon@lauristons.com www.lauristons.com New Homes – 53 Wimbledon Hill Road Wimbledon SW19  020 8879 9099  newhomes@lauristons.com www.lauristons.com 35 High Street SW19  020 8947 9833  enquiries@robertholmes.co.uk www.robertholmes.co.uk

26 Bellevue Road, SW17  020 8682 7777  wandsworth@knightfrank.com www.knightfrank.com

Lettings - 11-13 Church Street SW19  020 8870 9669  rentalenquiries@robertholmes.co.uk www.robertholmes.co.uk

Sales & Lettings – 30 Bellevue Road SW17  020 3846 0999  wandsworthsales@ramptonbaseley.com  wandsworthlettings@ramptonbaseley.com www.ramptonbaseley.com

1 High Street SW19  020 8971 8111  jmorrison@savills.com www.savills.com


Telephone: 020 3797 2690 www.abels.co.uk

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LAST WORD Stacey Blacker, Sales Manager, Marsh & Parsons Streatham Hill Describe your property career to date. I started my career over 8 years ago working for a competitor, starting from the bottom learning the ropes. After five to six years I moved to Marsh & Parsons where I worked out of the Shoreditch office and have recently opened up the most successful cold start office in recent history for Marsh & Parsons here in Streatham Hill! What do you enjoy most about your job and what have been the highlights? No day is the same! Meeting new clients on a day to day basis excites me.     Describe the biggest challenges. Opening the new office in a market where buyers and clients believe its not the best time to sell. Competing against established offices in the Streatham area and now asking for a fee.   What advice would you give to anyone considering a career in estate agency? Estate agents market, let and sell properties. It is a position which is all about negotiation and your ability to sell. It involves hard work, dedication and good social skills which can lead to huge potential earnings.

What advice do you have for homebuyers in the current market? The longer buyers wait to hunt for houses the more likely they are to face higher costs as home prices and mortgage rates rise. So my advice would be to go with your heart and buy now rather than later down the line.   What sets south west London apart? The abundance of young first-time buyers makes it a prime area to live in – alongside the excellent schools and open green spaces which make it ideal for young families. And it’s easy to commute anywhere!  What do you think lies ahead for the south west London market? Prices in Streatham continue to rise with an 8 per cent increase on the same time last year. Right now, there is lack of quality family housing stock and there have been recent examples of homes, particularly those with big gardens, going for well over asking price due to pent up demand. Therefore, I believe we will continue to find that there is a high demand for properties as more applicants are registering daily. 

Recent highs, recent lows? The average number of homes for sale by each estate agent has fallen to a record low. Opening the new office in Streatham. There has been a record breaking number of properties agreed over a 12-week period. What is your top location south of the river? Streatham – The Telford Park conservation area because it has a Northcote Road vibe. You are right by the common and Tooting Lido, it’s a short walk into Balham and the Northern Line is within minutes’ walk away  If you were not an estate agent, what career would you choose and why? I would be work in sales because throughout my career I have progressed in leaps and bounds. I can only see myself being based in a sales environment as I enjoy a challenge. 

Tierney Road, SW2 £1.6m This substantial family home is arranged over three floors, benefiting from over an incredible 3,200 sq ft. There’s great living and entertaining space on the ground floor with six spacious bedrooms and four bathrooms split over two levels on the upper floors. 020 8671 0171

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Connecting people & property, perfectly. Claygate KT10 A beautiful detached home situated on a gated private road.

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Spacious landscaped front lawn Large carriage driveway Approximately 4,475 sq ft (416 sq m)




matthew.scott@knightfrank.com 01372 434377

Guide price £2,075,000

Esher KT10 An imposing home with views across Esher Cricket Club.

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Secondary accommodation Swimming Pool Approximately 8,754 sq ft (813 sq m)





Guide price £4,950,000

01372 434377

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All potential tenants should be advised that, as well as rent and the deposit, an administration fee of £288 and referencing fees of £48 per person will apply when renting a property (if not an AST). (All fees shown are inclusive of VAT.) If the landlord agrees to you having a pet, you may be required to pay a higher deposit (if not an AST) or higher weekly rent (if an AST). Please ask us for more information about other fees that will apply or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk/tenantfees.

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Connecting people & property perfectly. East Horsley KT24 A charming and imposing detached Chown house located on a premier private road.

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Large gravelled driveway Feature fireplace and beamed ceilings Heated outdoor swimming pool Approximately 4,460 sq ft (414 sq m)




james.harvey@knightfrank.com 01932 591604

Guide price £2,150,000

Oxshott KT22 A luxurious family home situated within the prestigious Crown Estate in Oxshott.

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Beautiful landscaped garden Heated swimming pool Terracing and an al fresco dining area Approximately 6,316 sq ft (587 sq m)





Guide price £3,695,000

01932 591602

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