|Furnishing:||Furnished or unfurnished, landlord is flexible|
|Reduced on Rightmove:||10 October 2016 (374 days ago)|
- 8 bedrooms
- 6 bathrooms
- 3 reception rooms
A substantial, elegant and particularly handsome eight bedroom period family house built in the late 1800's with a distinct air of a noble history. The house retains many magnificent period features including two staircases, ornate carvings and striking fireplaces and offers wonderful flexible space for family living in a highly desirable location with views over Clapham Common. The property further benefits from a larger than average rear garden, a fully wired summerhouse or studio room and garage parking.
Clapham is centred around the vast, popular common and is known for the village-like atmosphere of its historic Old Town. Clapham South Side is home to both an array of bars and restaurants as well as quiet residential streets near Abbeville Village. The Northern Line provides transport links from Clapham Common and Clapham South into the city.
The area known as 'Between the Commons' is an affluent area popular with families and young professionals alike. Northcote road runs through the centre of the area and provides a bustling hub of cafes and boutiques. The road also features the Northcote Road market that sells something for everyone. Clapham Junction station which is one of Europe's largest stations provides links both in and out of the city.
Clapham Common itself contains three ponds, an all weather games area, tennis courts, bowling green and grass pitches, as well as two playgrounds, a One O'clock Club and areas dedicated to children and families. The historic bandstand provides a venue for many musical gatherings and with three cafés and wildlife area there is much to enjoy.
Clapham is also well known for its calibre of private and state schools as well as a host of nurseries providing education opportunities for any age.
Located opposite the open expanses of Clapham Common, and benefitting from far reaching views alongside magnificent period features, this property lends itself as a unique family home of unparalleled quality. The house has been meticulously yet sensitively designed throughout in order to complement its history, and features original panelling, two staircases, magnificent period fireplaces and grand high ceilings. The overall feel of the property displays a seamless marriage between its wonderful period features and contemporary family living space.
The grandeur of the property is apparent from arrival into the panelled hallway featuring the elegant main staircase. From the hallway, there is access to the spacious drawing room, with magnificent period fireplace, the formal dining room and the study, which benefits from access out onto a formal front garden.
The kitchen features a wide range of granite work tops with integrated appliances, and opens out into the conservatory family room, which benefits from access to both a formal internal courtyard with water feature, and the 77ft x 51ft south facing garden, with mature boarders and trees, a large patio area perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining, and a period summer house.
The spectacular master bedroom suite is located at the front of the house, and benefits from enviable views over Clapham Common. It also features a one of a kind, turreted, en suite bathroom and dressing room, with free standing roll top bath overlooking the views of the common and a separate walk in shower. Six further bedrooms, four with en suite bathrooms, are arranged over the remainder of the first floor and second floor, alongside a family bathroom and spacious utility room.
The Dutch House is situated on Clapham Common South Side; with excellent shops, wine bars and restaurants close by both at Clapham Common and Clapham South, together with their respective stations both providing underground services on the Northern Line. The area is also renowned for its many good schools.
Square Footage: 5,395 sq ft
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