Cluttons’ Blackheath office is situated right in the heart of Blackheath Village, moments from Blackheath Station. The team offers a full range of residential sales and lettings services for properties in Blackheath, Blackheath Standard, Greenwich, Charlton Village, Hither Green and Kidbrooke Village.
Blackheath is one of London's true villages. With more than 85 hectares of protected commons, one of the local must-sees is the Heath. Highlights include the Long Pond on the Greenwich side of the common, and the renowned wildlife habitat of Hare and Billet pond on the Lewisham side.
Other local attractions include the Royal Observatory and Naval Museum set in Greenwich Park, the Sunday Farmers Market and the wealth of stylish and sumptuous local restaurants and bars. Further, Blackheath has a Conservation Area, known as the Cator Estate.
Steeped in history, Blackheath’s architecture predominately comprises of Victorian and Georgian houses with many converted for modern living. One of the landmark buildings The Paragon, which is a Grade I listed crescent overlooking the Heath. Also significant is the Grade II listed Royal Herbert Pavilions, an old hospital with links to Florence Nightingale.
On the north side of the Heath sits Blackheath Standard. Made up of Victorian and Edwardian terraces and villas in prime condition, the areas excellent schools and green spaces make it a draw-card for families looking for a period home.
Like its neighbour Blackheath, Greenwich is similarly famous for its green expanses, as well as its maritime history, and for giving its name to Greenwich Mean Time.
Situated on the River Thames, the town became a popular resort destination in in the 18th century, with many grand houses built there, including Vanbrugh Castle on Maze Hill and the Victorian and Georgian estates that surround the town centre.
Maritime Greenwich was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 1997, for historic landmarks like the Cutty Sark and for the historic architecture.
Local attractions include The National Maritime Museum, Queen’s House, the Old Royal Naval College, and the Greenwich Market, which has existed in its current form since 1700.
Nearby Charlton Village has recently garnered a reputation for its lively town centre and its village feel. At its heart lies an old Kentish village, complete with an historic church, village green and a stately Jacobean home, Charlton House. The area’s impressive views of the Docklands, leafy parks, such as Maryon Wilson park, convenient transport links to central London and fine schools have made this village a desirable area to live.
The community spirit in “village-like” Hither Green shines through around the area – locals have created an award-winning garden in Springbank Road and opened a cinema at Hither Green Hall.
Growing extensively with the arrival of the railways, Hither Green is characterised by late 19th and early 20th century Victorian and Edwardian domestic architecture, most notably the Corbett Estate. The railway runs through the centre of the area, with Staplehurst Road and its shopping parade to the east, and Hither Green Lane to the west. The lane dates back to Roman times and runs between the Quaggy and Ravensbourne rivers.
Kidbrooke Village is a new and vibrant community in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, offering a variety of quality, sustainable apartments and homes. Kidbrooke Village include 136 acres of parks, sports facilities such as tennis courts and residents' gyms, shops, a supermarket, bars, restaurants, schools, healthcare, community facilities and a hotel.
Kidbrooke Village is formed by four distinct neighbourhoods, integrated seamlessly into one community. City Point, Blackheath Quarter, Kidbrooke Village Centre and Meridian Gate, all have their own special character and style and together create a village that will transform the lives of all that are connected with it.
Fast transport links into the City and West End can take you to London Bridge in as little as 15 minutes.