Calbourne Road, London SW12

Calbourne Road, London SW12

Freehold | 2 Baths

Asking price £1,250,000
Balham Station (Stop B) 0.4 miles
Balham 0.4 miles
Wandsworth Common 0.2 miles

A Victorian Nightingale Triangle house with a south facing garden and no onward chain, 0.5 miles from Balham Tube/overland and 0.3 miles from Wandsworth Common and with the potential to extend further, subject to necessary permissions.

A charming Victorian Nightingale Triangle house with a south facing garden and no onward chain, 0.5 miles from Balham Tube/overland and 0.3 miles from Wandsworth Common. At approximately 1455 sq ft, this house has the potential to extend further, subject to necessary permissions.

Named after the summit on the Isle of Man, ‘Snaefell’ lies towards the Ravenslea Road end of Calbourne Road. The house has plenty of curb appeal, with an attractive entrance porch, surrounded by decorative columns, stained glass doorway and inside, the original encaustic hallway tiles.

The ground floor has been opened up to provide a double reception room and features a particularly fine Victorian fireplace and wooden floorboards. The living space leads through to the kitchen with its vaulted, glass atrium and French doors with views and access to the south facing patio and garden. The height of the kitchen extension is most impressive, allowing light to flood into the space, however, the extension could be amended to suit individual taste, subject to the necessary permissions. There is also a very useful cellar and the house is sold with no onward chain.

On the first floor is a master bedroom suite with an en-suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes providing plenty of storage. There is a further bedroom on this floor that opens out onto the atrium, with a WC further along the corridor. The second floor comprises a bedroom with the opportunity of extending into the loft space subject to the necessary permissions. A family sized bathroom can also be found on this floor.

Calbourne Road is situated at the centre of the popular ‘Nightingale Triangle' and runs between Ravenslea Road and Chestnut Grove. Conveniently situated close to the green open spaces of Wandsworth Common and to Balham with access to tube and mainline transport network. Both Bellevue and Northcote roads are nearby with destination shopping, bars and restaurants. There is an excellent selection of schools locally, both state and independent.

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