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2 bedroom flat for sale

Elsinore Road, Forest Hill, SE23

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Direct access to private garden almost 50ft in length
  • Period garden flat
  • Two bedroom
  • Located between four train stations
  • Kitchen diner over 16ft in length
  • Period style features
  • First Floor
  • Access to loft
  • Over 675 sq ft of living space
  • Long lease and low yearly charges

Full description


Elsinore Road is well-known for its period properties and proximity to transport links, local high streets and recreational facilities.

This flat offers over 675 sq ft of living space, which we consider to be a generous size. In addition, the flat has many lifestyle features such as:

A social and cleverly laid out kitchen diner which is over 16ft in length. The two windows in this room have a southerly aspect filling the room with beams of light on a sunny day as can be seen in the images of this room.

There are a number of period style features such as coving, panelling and sash windows which are particularly noticeable in the lounge picture.

There is a skylight in the hallway which illuminates this area naturally. Around the skylight is some clever storage in addition to having loft access.

We believe this is a huge selling point - direct access to a private, westerly facing garden of almost 50ft which should capture the afternoon and evening sun. The garden has a decked area which is great for seating and BBQ’s as well as a lawn area.

The lease is healthy with approximately 120 years remaining. The yearly charges amount to approximately £100 which in our opinion is cost effective when compared to other properties we have sold locally.


Positioned almost equal distance between four train stations there are many London stations accessible within approximately 30 minutes. The four stations are:

Honor Oak Park
Forest Hill
Catford Bridge

Travel times to destinations from these stations include:

London Bridge - approximately 16 minutes
Victoria - approximately 35 minutes
London St Pancras - approximately 32 minutes
London Cannon Street - approximately 30 minutes
London Charing Cross - approximately 28 minutes

Bus stops are located on the South Circular (A205) at the end of Elsinore Road. Night bus N171 runs from Tottenham Court Road through Waterloo and Elephant & Castle. Other routes nearby include the P4 from Honor Oak to Brixton.


Some of the well-known and highly acclaimed local recreational facilities include:

The Horniman Museum and Gardens. With regular events such as a farmers market, live music and seasonal festivals to name a few.

You can read more about the Horniman museum and gardens here:

Blythe Hill Fields offers recreational facilities such as the Trim trails which is an exercise trail and local events where the residents of Honor Oak get to know each other better and enjoy the community spirit.

You may look up details about Blythe Hill Fields on their website:

One Tree Hill is another well-known local point of interest and offers some breath-taking views across London and the city skyline.

You can read more about One Tree Hill here:,_Honor_Oak

Other facilities also include the recently refurbished Forest Hill pools which is a local leisure centre and Forest Hill library to name a few.


Local high streets include Honor Oak, Forest Hill and Catford, where you will find Tesco, Sainsbury's, your choice of boutique cafés, restaurants and trendy gastro pubs, as well as leisure centres, libraries and even the odd cocktail bar...

Some of the places nearby we know well are the award-winning Babur Indian restaurant. There's also the popular Mama Dough (Sour Dough) pizza restaurant and Le Querce - run by a Sardinian family serving traditional dishes.

The Honor Oak pub was refurbished a year or so ago, and is now a popular gastropub with a fantastic beer garden out the back.

The Signal pub in Forest Hill has undergone a £500,000 refurbishment and we really enjoy their food and drinks menu (try their hasselback potatoes...).

Fancy a reasonably priced Indian delivery with a difference? We'd recommend Spice Guru (try their black pepper and sea salt naan bread...)


If schools are on your agenda then you’ll be pleased to know a number of Ofsted rated “Outstanding” and “Good” schools are located in proximity of the property. Some of these schools are in the top 10% of Ofsted ranked schools and include:

Rathfern Primary rated "Outstanding" and in top 10% of Ofsted ranked schools
Dalmain Primary rated "Good" and in top 10% of Ofsted ranked schools
St Dunstan's College (Independent) - primary and secondary rated in top 10% of Ofsted ranked schools
Kilmorie Primary rated "Good" and in top 10% of Ofsted ranked schools

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 August 2016


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