Collingham Road, South Kensington, SW5, London, England

2 Bedrooms | 3 Bathroom / Shower Rooms

FOR SALE

£1,600,000


DESCRIPTION

A rare first floor apartment with 13 foot ceilings and three front facing sash windows overlooking trees and park, and with access to the award winning Courtfield Gardens West. Contains lift access and front balcony.

The open plan sitting room, dining room, and kitchen have two sash windows with shutters looking across to trees and the Courtfield Gardens Anglican Church. The ceilings in the sitting room and dining room have ornate cornice and are over 13 feet high, the lime washed floors are timber.

Two cupboards provide good storage. The modern kitchen has a cream quartz benchtop and a Siemens oven, Siemens microwave, Siemens washing machine, Siemens dishwasher and Siemens electric 4 hotplate top.

The main bedroom with built in wardrobes, has a large sash window with working shutters, and an ensuite shower room, beautifully tiled in black and white marble with a double sink. The bathrooms were recently updated by the current owner.

A second bedroom is upstairs on a mezzanine floor with a white tiled ensuite bathroom and a 4-door built in wardrobe. The glass panelled stairway allows for a light and bright mezzanine floor. An extra third lavatory with a wash basin is in the front hall.

Courtfield Gardens West is a botanical haven. The square is a private garden for the residents of Courtfield Gardens, and have won a number of awards including “Large Private Square, London Private Gardens Competition, Bronze Prize 2022”, “Silver in 2018 and Silver in 2023”. Courtfield Gardens West is quite a surprise. It is not just a square of grass with borders and a tree screen. The garden consists of multiple paths, screens, and vistas with a great botanical variety of plants and flowers. It really is a leafy haven for walks and quiet contemplation.

 

Nearby Amenities and Shops

 

Shopping and Dining:

Gloucester Road: A short walk from Collingham Road, Gloucester Road offers a variety of shops, supermarkets (such as Waitrose and Sainsbury’s), and a range of dining options including cafes, pubs, and restaurants – 0.2 miles.

Old Brompton Road: Another nearby street, Old Brompton Road, features an array of boutique shops, antique stores, and eateries – 0.2 miles

High Street Kensington: Easily accessible, High Street Kensington offers a larger selection of high-end retail stores, department stores like Marks & Spencer, and numerous restaurants and cafes – 0.8 miles.

 

Cultural Attractions:

Natural History Museum: Located on Cromwell Road, the museum is famous for its stunning architecture and extensive exhibits on natural history.

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A): Also on Cromwell Road, the V&A is the world’s largest museum of applied and decorative arts and design.

Science Museum: Adjacent to the Natural History Museum, it offers interactive exhibits and is a favourite for families.

 

Transport Links:

Underground Stations:

Gloucester Road Station: Serves the District, Circle, and Piccadilly lines. It provides easy access to central London and other key areas – 0.2 miles.

Earl’s Court Station: Located slightly to the west, it also serves the District and Piccadilly lines, making it convenient for travel to Heathrow Airport and other destinations – 0.3miles

 

Bus Services:

Multiple bus routes run along Cromwell Road, Gloucester Road, and Old Brompton Road, connecting South Kensington with other parts of London.

 

Cycling:

Several Santander Cycles docking stations are available in the area, promoting cycling as an easy way to get around.

 

Schools and Education:

Imperial College London: A world-renowned university specializing in science, engineering, medicine, and business – 0.7 miles.

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle: A French international school located nearby, offering education from primary through secondary levels – 0.6 miles.

 

Healthcare:

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital: Located close by, it offers a range of healthcare services – 0.7 miles.

Private Clinics: Numerous private clinics and practices are available throughout South Kensington.

 

Council tax: £2867.44 April 2024 – March 2025.

Council Band: G, Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Service Charges: 1539.62/quarter including reserve fund.

EPC Rating: B


LOCATION

Postcode SW5
City London
Country England

DETAILS

Price £1,600,000
Bedrooms 2
Property Status For Sale
Tenure Share of Freehold + 993 year lease


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