Albert Square, Stockwell, SW8
An elegant, bright, substantial family home blending precious elements of original Georgian period features with stunning modern additions. Situated on a beautiful historic terrace in the Kennington Conservation area, this Grade II listed property has been extensively and sympathetically modernised with practical family-living in mind. Set well back from the road with a beautiful front and extensive back gardens, it offers five floors of flexible living. EPC Rating D.
An elegant, bright, substantial family home blending precious elements of original Georgian period features with stunning modern additions. Situated on a beautiful historic terrace in the Kennington Conservation area, this Grade II listed property has been extensively and sympathetically modernised with practical family-living in mind. Set well back from the road with a beautiful front and extensive back gardens, it offers five floors of flexible living.
Entering the ground floor though an attractive door and hallway, the ground floor comprises a beautiful shaker-style kitchen with Smeg appliances and Carrara marble worktops, together with a dining room full of period features. The back door leads out straight from this kitchen to a stunning South-East facing glass balcony with steps down to a lovely modern garden - a peaceful haven for breakfast or evening drinks.
Downstairs, the ground floor has fantastic ceiling height and double doors out to the garden. This area is currently set up as a large playroom/home office although this could easily be used as two bedrooms or even a separate au pair/granny flat since it has its own entrance. This floor also benefits from a chic, slate wet room style bathroom with a large walk-in Hansgrohe shower and a beautiful and practical shaker style utility room. This whole floor has underfloor heating throughout.
Ascending the light-flooded staircase, the first-floor front room is currently set up as a drawing room. oozing with style and period features including original Georgian coving and marble fireplace and hearth and cast-iron radiators. Behind this room is a beautiful double bedroom overlooking the garden with its own period fireplace.
The second floor consists of a stunning luxury family bathroom with a volcanic Victoria & Albert bath and another, very generous-sized, light-filled bedroom.
The top floor is very special with two beautiful rooms and has the benefit of added Velux windows which keep these bedrooms filled with light. Both rooms also have incredible period features including an original stove.
Additional benefits include cast iron radiators and period sash windows and shutters throughout, together with an impressive childrens playhouse at the back of the garden. There is also a wildflower roof garden and separate front and rear entrance to the basement.
Close to local amenities at Kennington Cross and in the congestion/ULEZ zone, Kennington Road benefits from being far less busy than neighbouring roads. It is also only a 10-minute walk from the Thames and transport links are excellent. The City and the West End are within easy walking or cycling distance. Kennington, Lambeth North, Vauxhall and Waterloo stations give access to the underground and national rail networks. Comprehensive bus services go north and south across London. Heathrow, Gatwick and City airports are all within an hour's journey.
The South Bank is close by, next to the River, and is a dynamic area forming a big part of London's cultural scene including The Southbank Centre, National Theatre, and BFI film theatre all of which are world-class arts venues. The riverside walkway is lined with trees, restaurants and historic pubs, and is the site of frequent fairs and events.
In addition, both The Old & Young Vic theatres are located close by on The Cut, and The Imperial War Museum park can be found on the crossroads of Kennington Road and Lambeth Road, a few minutes walk away, also providing a cafe and a playground.
The property is in the catchment area of the highly regarded Archbishop Sumner primary school and within easy reach of numerous other independent and state schools.
The house is located on Kennington Road, just north of Kennington Cross.
Offers in excess of £1,875,000 Freehold