Gorst Road, London SW11

Gorst Road, London SW11

1 Bedroom | Share of Freehold | 1 Bath

Guide price £750,000
Northcote Road (Stop Z) 0.5 miles
Eccles Road 0.6 miles
Wandsworth Common 0.5 miles

A fantastic opportunity to acquire a ground floor garden flat with side access, cellar and huge potential for further development, subject to necessary permissions, on a prime residential road close to Wandsworth Common.

Occupying the ground floor of a substantial Victorian semi-detached house, this sizable (880sqft including the cellar) one-bedroom flat with a private garden is located on Gorst Road, which is a beautiful and exceptionally quiet non through road set just off Wandsworth Common and within easy reach of the popular Northcote Road. This large flat offer the potential to be further developed into possible either a two or even three bedroom property by extending the ground floor and/or developing the large cellar. This would be subject to the usual necessary permissions.

The property currently features great proportions throughout with a large, high ceilinged, bay fronted sitting room to the front. A spacious kitchen dining room that has direct access to the 23ft rear garden. A large double bedroom with an adjacent bathroom and a sizable cellar which is currently used for storage.

Gorst Road is an attractive treelined street just off Wandsworth Common/Between the Commons. The street connects with Dents Road to form a horseshoe, leading both too and from Bolingbrook Road, and therefore has no through access, meaning it is exceptionally quiet in terms of local traffic. Its located within easy reach of the independent shops, cafes and restaurants of the vibrant Northcote Road and Bellevue Village, with its shops and cafes overlooking the green open spaces of Wandsworth Common. The overground train at Wandsworth Common Station is within just 0.5 miles walking distance with direct links into Victoria. Clapham Junction station is within 1 mile.

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