On the fourth floor of a contemporary block in Streatham Hill, this one-bedroom flat is bright, breezy and newly built to eco-friendly standards.
Gaumont Place, Streatham Hill, 1 Bed. Flat
Only metres from Streatham Hill station, this fresh, one-bedroom flat has access to an on-site concierge, designated space in the underground secure car park, gym and landscaped communal gardens. Big, triple-glazed, east-facing windows let in the morning light, while keeping the whole space pin-drop quiet.
The open-plan kitchen/living/dining room, with its clean-lined cabinetry and cool palette, is the perfect room for a spot of entertaining or relaxing, looking down on the bustling high road below. The bedroom is just as sun-soaked, with a built-in wardrobe to boot. It and the pristine bathroom open off a central hallway with utility closet, making great use of the available space. The entire flat has underfloor heating and an impressive EPC B rating, both of which should give you a warm glow inside.
This stretch of Streatham is dotted with classic pubs, little cafés tailor-made for weekend brunches, a cinema, arguably the best Neapolitan pizza in London and Tooting Bec Common, with its wide swaths of green, outdoor lido, playground, athletic fields and tennis courts. There's also an M&S Foodhall (quite literally) on the doorstep, and journeys to Victoria take less than 20 minutes by train.
THE OWNER SAYS
The flats are mostly owner-occupied, which makes for a big, friendly community. Lockdown has really brought out the best of the block, with people babysitting in the gardens, neighbourly food drop-offs and a walking group for people living on their own.
POINTS TO CONSIDER
The EPC gives a current Energy Efficiency Rating: B.
In the Borough of Lambeth, the flat falls into Council Tax Band C (£2,670).
One of 49 flats in this block, the flat has 994 years remaining on the lease and ground rent of £300. There is a yearly service charge of £2,340 which is collected biannually.
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