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- Studio apartment
- Victorian conversion
- Modern fitted kitchen
- Recently decorated
- Excellent location
- Available now
MANN Lettings Lee are pleased to offer this excellent studio apartment. Located excellently for Grove Park overground station and situated on the top floor of the Victorian conversion this studio has been recently redecorated throughout and offers a good living space, plenty of storage, a fully fitted modern kitchen and a modern shower suite with power shower. The property has sky lighting and velux windows, electric central heating and is available immediately
Mann Lettings Lee Green are open Mon - Fri 8.30am to 6.30pm and Saturday 9.00am-5.00pm. Please call to view or for any further assistance.
Just a five minute drive from Blackheath, Lee is a less well known south east London suburb but is becoming increasingly popular with families and young professionals. In Lee, Grove Park and the neighbouring suburb Hither Green, you can get more for your money than it’s sought after neighbour and faster train links. There are also delightful parks, conservation pockets and new regeneration projects for the High Street
Living in Lee
Trains from Lee station run into London Bridge in just 13 minutes, putting Lee firmly on the property map for commuting young professionals. Lee has one of the best primary schools in Lewisham so is popular with young families
Top five Lee features
1.Affordable – This Zone 3 spot attracts buyers who are priced out of Blackheath and Dulwich
2.Fast train links – Overland services take just 13 minutes to London Bridge
3.Proximity to Blackheath – in just a few minutes you can be enjoying the boutiques and cafes in Blackheath Village
4.An area on the ‘up’ – Lee is continuing to grow in popularity with new investment in the area
5.Conservation Areas – Lee benefits from pretty Victorian architecture and protected local parks
The best of Lee
A weekly farmers market is held every Saturday in the Victorian Park, Manor House Gardens just off Lee High Road
A £40 million regeneration of the historic heart of Lee, Lee Green Crossroads shopping area to provide a new supermarket, new shops, restaurant, offices and parking. Improvements here are contributing to the economic regeneration of the area
Hither Green is home to some lovely cafes and locals go to, Objet D’art, a retro furniture shop on Lee Road for great one-offs
There is a Sainsbury’s supermarket in Lee Green
Hop on a bus to neighbouring Lewisham, five minutes north of Lee. Here there are all the high street chains and there is a major shopping precinct
The most popular pub is the Lord Northbrook in Lee which has been renovated from a spit and sawdust pub to a fantastic venue which does great food and welcomes mums and prams for lunch
Other local pubs include the Duke of Edinburgh, catch live music at The Dutch House and the JD Wetherspoons’ The Edmund Halley.
In Hither Green, locals favour The Crown, a cosy Young’s pub with an open fires, Cask ales and board games, open until 1am at the weekend and The Station which is opposite the train station
Bengal Brasserie in Hither Green has a good banquet deal on Mondays and Tuesdays
In Lee, close to the train station locals choose from the Portuguese Villa Moura, Ristorante Carola housed in the former Post Office, for Thai there is Ratchada and for fans of Indian cuisine, The Curry World
Manor House Gardens –Lewisham’s most prestigious park, a restored Victorian Park. Here there are tennis courts, a café, formal gardens, the Manor House Library and an ornamental lake with a fountain, which attracts wildfowl
Mountsfield Park - situated alongside the former hospital grounds with tennis court, playground and, thanks to its elevated position, panoramic views
Education in Lee
For primary schools the most sought after is Brindishe Lee as it has an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating, it is also one of the most oversubscribed in the Lewisham borough. Another popular choice, Brindishe Green is described by DCSF as "one of the top 100 most improved schools in the country over three years".
For secondary schooling, there is Trinity School, which has a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating.
For private education, Colfes School, near Lee station is an independent, co-educational day school from 3- 18 years old.
An MP and prolific builder, Archibald Cameron Corbett built more than 3,000 houses in Hither Green and Catford between 1896 and 1914. As a Presbyterian he was a temperance man and he made the rules against licensed premises so tight that it is still hard to get round them. Residents say this has the distinct advantage of little or no drunken behaviour on the local streets
Hither Green got its name as one green nearer to Lewisham, it was dubbed Hither to distinguish it from the other, christened Further Green
All the street names on the popular McKenzie Estate, built by builder McKenzie, are Scottish
Until 2006, if you were arranging to meet up at the Tiger’s Head, you had to agree on which one, The Old Tiger’s Head or The New Tiger’s Head. Some claim The Old Tiger’s Head was always the newer of the two. Now it’s not a problem, as only the Old Tiger’s Head remains open
Lee has excellent transport links from its two train stations - Lee and Hither Green Stations where trains take from 12 minutes to London Bridge and 20 minutes to Charing Cross and Cannon Street
During the peak morning period up to seven trains an hour leave Lee for central London, while the night train from Charing Cross to Hither Green departs at 1.00 am – great for theatregoers and clubbers.
Nearby Lewisham offers links with the DLR for access to Canary Wharf, Stratford, the City and London City Airport.
By road, the A205 South Circular skirts the area and the A20 and A2 connect with the M25.
There are five local bus routes including the 122 (to Crystal Palace), the 178 (to Woolwich), the 202 (to Blackheath) and the 261 (to Bromley). The N21 night bus goes from Trafalgar Square.
Property in Lee
In Lee there is a mix of Victorian terraces, Edwardian villas, pre-war semi-detached and town houses. There are also purpose-built and studio flats most of which are in period conversions.
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