Properties with untapped potential are proving popular among buyers who want to spend that bit less but with the chance to add value; whether that's straight away or over time. We've rounded up some of our favourite properties from our local offices that offer just that.
Wheler St, London, E1 £950,000 Leasehold
For something a bit different, how about this boutique warehouse conversion offered with no onward chain. It’s unique in the sense that although it’s one property, the current layout allows the apartment to be split into two different living areas. Perhaps ideal for City professionals who want their own space or for that astute buyer who can see the benefit of owning an apartment of this design. It's also possible to revert the property back to its original state and insert a staircase which links the two spaces together to create a wonderful size split-level maisonette.
This charming three-bedroom Victorian end of terrace in the heart of vibrant Bethnal Green, is already a fine family home. So much so, it has remained within the same family for over one hundred years. The house has a great blend of period and contemporary features and boasts solid wooden flooring, sash windows, a loft room and outside space. There is also access to a boarded loft room with skylights, ideal for a playroom, office space or ripe for further extension.
Albion Yard, London, E1 £460,000 Leasehold
Here’s an opportunity to create an remarkable space within a converted brewery in the heart of Whitechapel. The apartment, offered chain free, is located on the first floor of this unique Grade II listed period property and has high ceilings and large sash windows. The development also boasts an impressive communal roof terrace as well as the potential for gated parking. Local amenities including Brick Lane and Spitalfields are on your doorstep.
This impressive two-bedroom apartment near to Whitechapel Road underground station spans an impressive 581 square feet and boasts plenty of natural light. There is a generous size master bedroom with built-in wardrobe and a further second double bedroom.
This superb property with a secluded south facing garden is arranged over three levels and has in excess of 1500 sq ft of internal accommodation. Original features include wooden shutters & panelling, along with a feature brick fireplace with tiled hearth and modern DEFRA-approved wood burning stove. While the property itself is presented in good condition, there is bags of potential here too.
A rare find and realistically priced for sale, is this beautiful Victorian home in the heart of Victoria Park Village. Overlooking Well Street Common, the property is set out over four floors, with an abundance of period charm & character. It also offers a brilliantly blank canvas for someone looking to put their own decorative stamp to the property.
Highbury New Park, London, N5 £675,000 Leasehold
This spacious apartment is packed full of period features with fantastic ceiling height and original windows. It needs a bit of TLC though, giving buyers the perfect opportunity to renovate and create their dream home. The road is fantastic too as is the façade of the Grade II Listed period building.
Crane Grove, London, N7 £1,350,000 Freehold
If your budget extends further and it’s a family home you’re after, maybe this characterful three storey terraced home is the one. The current owner has lived here for 30 years and it retains many period features. Set on a delightful cul-de-sac moments from numerous shopping facilities of Highbury and Upper St, this may be ideal for a young family looking for a long term project.
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Winkworth Islington and Highbury