An elegant and spacious flat combined with soft natural tones are the hallmarks of this two-bedroom home in East Dulwich.

Crystal Palace Road, East Dulwich, 2 Bed. Flat

£650,000

Under offer

THE OWNERS SAY

We have loved living here. The flat is bright and spacious, with high ceilings and lots of light. It’s calm and peaceful while still being perfectly located in the heart of East Dulwich.

We’re minutes away from the myriad cafes, shops, restaurants, and the local Picturehouse Cinema. We are also within easy walking distance of the green spaces of Peckham Rye and Dulwich Park.

On a Saturday, we love strolling down the road to the weekly market on North Cross Road. You can get anything and everything, from jerk chicken and popcorn to handmade jewellery and pottery.

POINTS TO CONSIDER

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC):
Current Energy Rating C. Potential Rating C.

Council Tax:
The property falls into Band C (£1,504.82 in 2023/24) in the borough of Southwark.

Utilities:
Current monthly costs are approx: Electricity £70, Gas £85 and Water £56.

Tenure:
Leasehold (Share of Freehold), with 969 years left on the lease.

Service charge & ground rent:
None. Costs are shared 50/50 as and when they arise.

Neighbours:
There are two flats in the building in total.

Recent work:
The current owners have installed double glazing, a new kitchen and an energy-efficient boiler. They’ve also had wardrobes built in the bedroom, had certain rooms plastered and laid fresh carpet throughout.

Getting around:
East Dulwich is in Zone 2 and is connected via various buses, rail and Overground. East Dulwich will get you to London Bridge in around 13 minutes, while the Overground from Denmark Hill whizzes you into Victoria or Blackfriars in as little as 10 minutes. Peckham Rye is also within walking distance.

Onwards plans:
The owners are actively looking and hoping to stay in the same neighbourhood.

THE LEGAL BIT

While we endeavour to provide accurate photographs, floor plans, and descriptions, these should be intended as a guide. Total floor plan measurements are sometimes rounded for ease, and distances are approximated. Purchasers should always satisfy themselves through personal inspection.

BRICKWORKS SAYS

Set within a run of pretty Victorian terraced houses in East Dulwich, this two-bedroom flat spanning two floors provides a beautiful canvas for future owners to put their stamp on. A sizeable front garden and well-kept facade invite you into this graceful home, replete with original features such as sash windows, stripped kitchen floorboards, and an ornate bannister winding all the way up.

The east-facing kitchen catches the bright sun in the morning, making it the perfect spot for morning rituals while overlooking the trees in the gardens behind. The living room, with three large windows, occupies the front of the house and is flooded with natural light. There’s also a double bedroom on this floor and a handy guest cloakroom. A further bedroom, family bathroom and access to huge loft storage can be found on the top floor.

Dulwich is renowned for its college, village vibes and wonderful parks. Lordship Lane, just moments from Crystal Palace Road, is the main drag and offers up a smorgasbord of options. Grab a pint at The Palmerston, proper gelato at Oddono’s, a glass of vino at Drop Dulwich wine bar and try Bon for your morning caffeine hit. And when you want to venture further afield, you are within easy reach of Herne Hill, Peckham, Brixton and Crystal Palace, opening up more possibilities to explore.

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1 Rye Books

Locally-loved independent bookshop that also hosts various literary events. Pop in for a fresh coffee while you browse.

2 Kanella & Co.

Part of the Dulwich community since the 1950s, this popular cafe on Lordship Lane serves delicious coffee and great Greek food, including flatbread sarnies, stuffed pastries, home-cured meats, olive oils and salads.

3 Picturehouse East Dulwich

Any neighbourhood with a Picturehouse Cinema is our kind of neighbourhood. The East Dulwich outpost has a bar and café, so you can grab a bite or a bevvie before showtime. And like every Picturehouse, the eclectic programme offers arthouse films, blockbuster hits and something for the kids.

4 Yama Momo

Contemporary Japanese restaurant, which combines traditional Izakaya dishes with modern European-style tapas cuisine. There’s also an excellent Japanese-influenced cocktail menu.

5 Forest

Even if your thumb isn’t of the green variety, the friendly staff at this garden shop will put you right at ease. From aspidistra to zamioculcas zamiifolia, with lovely homeware in between, you’ll find plenty of options to (literally) liven up your new pad.