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Property for sale in Sparrows Lane, New Eltham, London, SE9
Sparrows Lane, New Eltham, London, SE9
Just a short walk from New Eltham Station and offering well proportioned and flexible accommodation throughout, this detached family home should be viewed without delay.
- 4 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 3 receptions
- DETACHED HOME
- 4 BEDROOMS
- 24' LIVING ROOM
- 20' KITCHEN DINER
- CLOSE TO UNIVERSITY
- NO FORWARD CHAIN
- Entrance Porch
- Via double glazed sliding patio door to entrance porch then UPVC door to:
- Reception Hall
- Stairs to first floor. Radiator. Tiled flooring.
- Bedroom 4/Study
- 15'5" x 8'2" (4.72m x 2.5m) Double glazed window to front. Radiator. Carpet.
- Living Room
- 24'8" x 12'11" (7.54m x 3.96m n to 3.53m) Double glazed window to front. Fire place. Two radiators. Laminate flooring. Double doors to kitchen diner.
- Kitchen Diner
- 20'0" x 9'10" (6.1m x 3.02m + 3.33m x 2.46m) Double glazed windows and door to rear. Range of fitted wall and base and units with work surface over. Inset sink. Inset gas hob with electric oven under and extractor hood over. Space for slim line dishwasher. Laminate flooring.
- With door to cloakroom and door to family room.
- Low level W.C. Wash hand basin. Wall mounted boiler for central heating.
- Family Room
- 14'7" x 7'10" (4.45m x 2.39m) Double glazed window and door to garden.
- First floor landing
- Double glazed window to side. Loft access. carpet.
- Master Suite
- 11'3" x 10'0" (3.43m x 3.05m + 2.7m x 1.47m) Double glazed window to rear plus double glazed door to roof terrace. Radiator. Door to walk in wardrobe/dressing room with doorway through to:
- Double glazed window to side. Low level W.C. Wash hand basin set within vanity unit. Tiled shower cubicle. Part tiled walls. Radiator. Towel rail.
- Bedroom 2
- 12'11" x 11'9" (3.96m" x 3.6m) Double glazed window to front. Radiator. Carpet.
- Bedroom 3
- 8'0" x 8'0" (2.44m x 2.44m) Double glazed window to front. Radiator. Carpet.
- Family Bathroom
- Double glazed window to rear. Re-fitted white suite comprising panelled bath with central taps and shower over. Low level W.C. Wash hand basin set within vanity unit. Tiled walls.
- To the front of the property is hardstanding for off road parking, to the rear, the garden is laid to lawn and has two timber sheds.
Our area guide for Eltham, including New Eltham and Kidbrooke, offers a brief overview of the town and its attractions, properties, schools, history, council tax and public transport links.
Eltham is a busy town in South East London bordered by Mottingham, New Eltham, Kidbrooke, Falconwood and Elmstead Woods. Eltham sits in the London Borough of Greenwich and is covered by the SE9 and SE12 postcodes. Eltham was a civil parish of Kent until 1889 but now Eltham is one of the largest suburban developments in the Greenwich borough, with a population of almost 88,000 people. Famous people who were born or lived in Eltham include Jude Law, Lord Denis Healey, Boy George, Frankie Howerd and actor Bob Hope (see Attractions). Kidbrooke is undergoing a massive renaissance spearheaded by Berkeley Homes' Kidbrooke Village development, which sees the creation of 4,000 new homes, and 170,000 sq ft of commercial and retail space.
Eltham has a main High Street offering the usual mix of high street names and independent shops. Debenhams is the High Street’s flagship store and you’ll also find an M&S, a Sainsbury’s, WH Smiths, Boots and Clarks, among others. Kidbrooke and New Eltham offer much more 'neighbourhood' style shopping facilities, with parades of shops dotted throughout the areas.
For a relatively modest town, Eltham has a stunning set of attractions. The jewel in the crown is Eltham Palace and Gardens – a 1930s Art Deco masterpiece built by the wealthy Courtauld family next to the remains of the original Eltham Palace, childhood home of Henry VIII. The Bob Hope Theatre is another star attraction – renamed after actor Bob Hope who saved the theatre from closure. It was originally known as Eltham’s Little Theatre but it was renamed after the actor’s life-saving donation. There is an unusually high amount of open, green space in Eltham compared to other London boroughs and residents enjoy Oxleas woods, Avery Hill Park, Well Hall Pleasaunce and Sutcliffe Park. Also worth a visit is The Tarn - landscaped gardens and a lake with many original features from the 1930s, a picnic area and an 18th Century ice well (used for food storage by the kitchen staff at Eltham Palace).There’s also a new leisure centre just off of the High Street. Kidbrooke Village centre promises to become a new leisure destination, with cafes, restaurants and shopping facilities.
Food and Drink
Eltham isn’t known for a bustling nightlife but the High Street and surrounding areas are home to a a nice mix of traditional pubs and good restaurants. Highlights include Yak & Yeti, Bella Rose and The Tudor Barn. Look out for the new eateries planned by Berkeley Homes at the Kidbrooke Village development.
Eltham is steeped in history, ranging from strong links to Henry VIII right up to WWII significance. The Tudor Barn is a fully restored Grade II* listed building built in the 16th century by the family of William Roper and links back to King Henry VIII and the Tudor Monarchy. It’s now a popular restaurant and public house, and it remains the only Tudor barn in London. The town was home to many mansions and manor houses of historic value, including Well Hall House and Avery Hill mansion. The original Eltham Palace is one of the few important medieval royal palaces in England to survive with substantial remains intact. Residents and associates include Edward II, Edward IV and Henry VIII.
The housing stock is eclectic to say the least and ranges from the grandest of Victorian and Edwardian villas to stunning new build flats adjacent to Sutcliffe Park. Character cottage homes can be found on the Progress Estate near Well Hall – originally built to house the workers from the Royal Arsenal in nearby Woolwich, while sought-after four and five-bedroom Corbett-built homes can be found on the Eltham Park Estate. Kidbrooke Village is dividied into four distinct quarters: City Point, Blackheath Quarter, Kidbrooke Village Centre and Meridian Gate, which all offer superior-specification new build houses and apartments, released in phases over a number of years.
Eltham, Elthm Park and Kidbrooke are in the London borough of Greenwich and these are the council tax valuation details for the year 2011/2012.
|Band||Valuation Range of Values 2011/12|
|A||Up to and including £40,000 £958.94|
|B||£40,001 - £52,000 £1,118.76|
|C||£52,001 - £68,000 £1,278.59|
|D||£68,001 - £88,000 £1,438.41|
|E||£88,001 - £120,000 £1,758.06|
|F||£120,001 - £160,000 £2,077.70|
|G||£160,001 - £320,000 £2,397.35|
|H||More than £320,000 £2,876.82|
There’s no shortage of good educational establishments in Eltham and the surrounding areas, including the esteemed Eltham College and St. Olave’s Prep School. Other centers of education include:
- Gordon Primary School
- St. Mary’s Primary School
- Eltham CofE Primary School
- Green Acres Primary School
- Alderwood Primary School
- Christ Church Primary School
- Deansfield Primary School
- Middle Park Primary School
- Haimo Primary School
- Henwick Primary School
- Holy Family Primary School
- Kidbrooke Park Primary School
- St Thomas More Primary School
- Winfiled Primary School
- St. Thomas More RC Secondary School
- Green Specialist Sports College
- Crown Woods Secondary School
- Eltham Hill Technology College for Girls
- Eltham Foundation
- Greenwich University Avery Hill Campus
The nearest hospital to Eltham, New Eltham and Kidbrooke is Queen Elizabeth in Woolwich, although there is an Urgent Medical Care Unit based at Queen Mary’s Hospital in nearby Sidcup.
Eltham and Kidbrooke are on the Bexleyheath mainline into London. Trains run frequently to Lewisham (for the DLR), London Bridge, Waterloo East, Cannon Street, Charing Cross and Victoria. Journeys from Eltham to London Bridge by train take less than 20 minutes. There are also stations at Mottingham, New Eltham, Falconwood and Elmstead Woods. Road users are connected to the A2 and the South Circular, with the A20 and the M25 all close by. Eltham is well serviced by bus routes, with connections to Bromley, Catford, Crystal Palace, Sidcup, Bexleyheath, North Greenwich (for the Jubilee Tube line and the O2 Arena) and Trafalgar Square.