Grove Park, Camberwell, SE5
- 6 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 3 Receptions
Denmark Hill Station - 0.39m
Denmark Hill Station - 0.41m
Peckham Rye Station - 0.42m
Denmark Hill Station - 0.39m
Denmark Hill Station - 0.41m
Peckham Rye Station - 0.42m
Substantial Period Home Offering Five/Six Large Bedrooms, Off Street Parking and Private Garden - CHAIN FREE
Settled on the grandiose Grove Park, this mammoth home is impeccably placed in one of the most prestigious addresses this side of the Thames. Sweeping away from Camberwell Grove, Grove Park circles before dropping down towards the boho Bellenden Road area. This semi-detached beauty offers unbelievably spacious rooms throughout coupled with wonderful high ceilings and stunning period features - it is bound to please. If that wasn’t enough then a large garden room leads out to a wonderful garden with some well looked after greenery.
You are led through an enchanting pathway to this incredible period home which is surrounded by shrubbery and set back from the road. As you enter through the front door you are welcomed by beautiful high ceilings with intricate ornate cornicing that can be witnessed throughout the property. Wonderful tiled floors run underfoot and the wooden staircase has been tastefully finished with carpet. There is access to a large cellar - handy for all of your storage/wine needs! The first of the three reception rooms is on the right and stepping inside is like entering another world. The large space takes hold of you immediately along with the huge fireplace and front aspect windows sitting in the classic period bay. Back out to the hallway and onto the adjacent room and you will find the second reception room overlooking the rear. Wooden floors match the first reception room as well as a feature fireplace and in addition, there is built in shelving, recessed spotlights and double doors enticing you to the garden room. This space is a welcome addition which is great when used as a dining room and is beautifully lit thanks to the almost glass enclosure in the form of skylights that flood the room with natural light. There are more wooden floors, exposed brickwork and a door off to the left that gives access to a utility room offering plenty of storage space, a wc and sink. Head out to the garden and you are instantly hit by a great decked area and lawn. Need more green space? You are also given exclusive access to Lettsom Gardens, a gated community park in Grove Park, with a playground, allotments and woodland. Head back inside to find the kitchen with refurbished original Victorian built-in dresser and cupboards on one side and upper and lower cupboards on the other. An integrated oven can also be found along with a five ring gas hob and in the centre of the room (perfect space for dining!).
Trot upstairs and into the first bedroom where there is a matching bay identical to the ground floor, a feature fireplace, wooden floors and an en suite bathroom. The bathroom holds a front aspect and side aspect window, bidet, wash hand basin and bath with shower attachment. A quaint shower room neighbours the front bedroom and hosts a tiled floor with tiled feature wall, heated towel rail, wc, wash hand basin with stainless steel chrome mixer taps, shower and recessed spotlights. Two more bedrooms are housed at the rear of the property; both mammoth in proportions and equipped with feature fireplaces, original floorboards and both are accompanied by two rear aspect sash windows. Ascend again to the second floor and you are welcomed by another stunning landing lit by a wonderful skylight. Another bedroom can be found at the front with plenty of storage thanks to the built in wardrobe space. Next door is a bathroom that has plenty of space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, white suite and skylight. Another bedroom sits adjacent to the other and includes more integrated storage, feature fireplace and a rear aspect window that overlooks the garden. Last but not least is another superb multi-purpose room. A rear aspect window and wooden floor finish off the room nicely.
A charming, spacious family house in a super location, with very good transport links; Peckham Rye and Denmark Hill stations have regular train services to Clapham Junction, Canary Wharf and Islington, and central London terminals including London Bridge, Blackfriars and Victoria, as well as other parts of London and the South East. Sainsbury is a three minute drive and 5 minutes’ walk down the road is Bellenden Road, with its independent shops: grocers, butchers, bakers, vintage clothes, chocolates, and great restaurants, cafes and gift shops For more frivolous shopping, try Lordship Lane and Northcross Road for some of the best food and gift shops in south London. Local schools are also not a worry! You have Bellenden primary, the new Belham primary (opening this year), St Johns' and St Clements COE primary, JAGS, Harris Academies, Dulwich College and Alleyn's schools all nearby for the years to come. Peckham Rye park and Ruskin Park are both nearby (Peckham Rye has formal gardens, a woodland, a lake, sports area, a scenic cafe, skate park, outdoor gym and an adventure playground. Dulwich Park, with its new cafe, lake and very popular playground, is also only ten minutes by car. Likewise, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Britain’s oldest public art gallery and an inspiring place to while away an afternoon or just visit for lunch.
Lettsom Gardens is a beautiful community garden bordered by Grove Park to the north and Grove Hill Road to the south. It is a popular and private amenity for the communities in both those streets and also more widely amongst Camberwell residents. The residents association host summer barbeques and bonfires there, providing special occasions for adults and children to meet new neighbours. The space is divided between woodland, allotments and a tarmac sports field. You'll be interested to know, Terry Jones lived on the opposite side of Lettsom Gardens for many years. He and the other members of Monty Python developed the scripts for the original series as they played five-a-side football there!
Loved by squirrels, locals on lunch and dog walkers, St Giles Churchyard lies behind the Anglican church between Wilson Road and Camberwell Grove.
Sitting right next to a busy junction, Camberwell Green is a small park that is often overlooked. Until the late 18th century, Camberwell was a rural village. The green used to play host to a rather notorious fair held for the Feast of St Giles. This became an increasingly boisterous affair lasting up to three days, until eventually, in 1856, the more 'well to do' residents put an end to it.
Lying between St Giles and Benhill Roads, it was laid out in the mid-Victorian era and is overlooked by some of the loveliest houses from the period in Camberwell. Popular with locals and staff from Southwark Town Hall, the facilities include free tennis courts and a children's play area.
Myatt's Fields Park, on the border of Southwark and Lambeth, is named after a market gardener called Myatt, reputedly famous for his strawberries. Today it features tennis courts, a bandstand and ball games area, and a new playground sporting a wet play zone (dog-free of course).
Superb gastro pub serving one of the best roasts in London – winners of the Observer Food Monthly Award 2015.
Served by four (yes, four) night buses and six 24hour bus routes, it’s the area that never sleeps. Anywhere you could possibly want to go on a night out is accessible - Central London, The City, Clapham, Chelsea, Catford, Hyde Park and even Shepherd’s Bush are within your reach.
Found between Camberwell and Brixton, along Coldharbour Lane. It is between Elephant & Castle and Herne Hill stations and is served by Thameslink and at peak hours by Southeastern.
It is managed by Thameslink and is served by Southeastern and London Overground trains. Is in Travelcard Zone 2. Walking distance to Kings College and The Maudsley hospitals. In the period 2011-2013 the station underwent a redesign with the construction of a new ticket office with access from Champion Park, new walkways and lifts to the platforms. Serving Victoria, Clapham Junction, Ashford International, Sevenoaks.
Camberwell specialises in fine art, design and conservation courses. The unique studio culture offers students the freedom and support to explore their individual creativity.
Independent school on Lyndhurst Grove, 2-7 years. Great organic food.
Mixed for children aged 3-11. Very popular with lots of community based projects