An artisan two bed house, reconstructed to provide an open plan living space in a Victorian parade of cottages in SE1.
Originally a workman’s cottages the property has been internally reconstructed so that on entry you are greeted with an extensive open plan living room which incorporates a large dining area, downstairs cloakroom and contemporary kitchen beyond. Skylights have been carefully placed throughout illuminating the room along with French doors leading out to an L shaped courtyard garden.
The property has been thoughtfully converted to include an abundance of storage neatly constructed to blend in with the space. Additional features include door handles from Morocco, wooden floorboards, vertical radiators, sash windows, feature brick wall and fireplace surround as well as original shutters on the front window.
The fully integrated kitchen consists of: induction hub, dishwasher, fridge freezer, cooker, washing machine and granite work surface. Above the stainless steel sink is a window overlooking the paved garden.
Outside there is an outside tap and built-in bedding area constructed from reclaimed bricks blending in seamlessly with the feature garden wall in the same material.
Back inside a wooden curved staircase with cast iron railing detail, leads up to two double bedrooms, both with integrated mirrored wardrobes and column radiators. In addition the back bedroom has a dressing table/study area, off which is an en-suite bathroom consisting of; bath, overhead shower, under sink cupboard, black glass basin, heated towel rail and W.C. A large frosted window resides above the bath and beautifully sourced tiles from Morocco line the walls and floors.
The other bathroom can be found off the landing with rainfall shower, heated towel rail, marble tiles, mirrored cupboard and black glass basin.
Further skylights in the hallway provide a continuation of light throughout the entire house.
This historic set of houses has been joined by a now legendary graffitied T-34 Soviet tank, Banksy wannabes, eat your heart out. The tank is supposedly aimed at Southwark council offices after they refused the owner planning, 13 years on the tank still stands and has become an attraction for Londoners seeking out the unusual. The original pub the workers of Pages Walk used to frequent, still stands, aptly called the ‘Victorian Pub’, providing the perfect retreat after work.
If you seek green pastures, Burgess Park is close by. For your groceries, an abundance of superstores can be located on the Old Kent Road, 5 min’s away.
Apart from a plethora of buses leading up to Waterloo and Borough, your nearest tube and train links are a short walk away at either Elephant and Castle, Borough Station and London Bridge.