Fountain Road, London SW17

Fountain Road, London SW17

2 Bedroom | Freehold

Guide price £630,000
Summerstown (Stop SH) 0.5 miles
Tooting Broadway 0.4 miles
Haydons Road 0.6 miles

Superb two bedroom, mid-terrace house, brimming with style and character, with a stunning south east facing garden. The property has a blue plaque as it is the former home of jazz performer Sadie Crawford.


Superb two bedroom, mid-terrace house, brimming with style and character, with a stunning south east facing garden and with the opportunity to extend into the loft STP. The property has a blue plaque as it is the former home of jazz performer Sadie Crawford. Close to Underground and amenities of Tooting.

This well presented two bedroom freehold house has immense charm, with many late Victorian period features such as fireplaces and wooden floors. It was the former home of Sadie Crawford (1885–1965), a British-American performer of the early jazz era, one of the few white female performers of her day to have enjoyed an international career.

On the ground floor, a cosy sitting room makes a welcoming entrance to the property and leads through to a stylish kitchen/diner. The kitchen is fitted with on trend cabinetry, tiles and splashback, range style cooker and views over the garden. Off the kitchen, a practical walkthrough laundry/boot room/pantry leads to the contemporary bathroom and W.C. A side door opens onto the south east facing garden which is paved, with plant beds deep enough for a spectacular quince tree.

Upstairs, two equally balanced double bedrooms, one with a large storage cupboard and the other with loft access. There is potential to extend into the loft subject to the necessary permissions.

Fountain Road is a residential side street running from Garratt Lane to Blackshaw Road and is conveniently located for the Northern Line with Tooting Broadway underground station being only a short walk, within 0.6 miles. It's also within easy reach of Tooting Leisure Centre and the popular Tooting Market, restaurants and eateries which characterise this increasingly fashionable area.

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