Guide Price £1,500,000-£1,650,000. You can have it all! A little bit of country in the city. Rare to market Ladywell Road is an outstanding and unique double fronted detached Victorian villa dating back to 1857 set on a large and secluded plot very close to Ladywell station. The position is beautiful, set with 23 trees and lots of privacy and wildlife. With a superb annex/outbuilding and planning permission for a stunning ground floor pavilion extension with feature glazing.
The project to transform this wonderful home to its full potential has already started and offers a fantastic opportunity for a new family to take over the reins.
Features include; high ceilings, sash windows, period features and fireplaces. The accommodation is very versatile and currently provides; a large entrance hall, two large reception rooms and a double bedroom to the rear. The remainder of the ground floor has more recently been used as self-contained accommodation with a private side entrance and which offers a kitchen, dining room, living room, bedroom and shower room. Upstairs is currently a very large reception room, two large double bedrooms, a kitchen and bathroom.
The main house currently boasts over 1,800 sq.ft of living space (2,263sq.ft including the outbuilding) and planning permission has been granted to replace the existing ground floor extension providing an additional 500 sq.ft (approx.). The stunning ground floor pavilion extension to the side will offer a huge living/dining/family space connected to the to the house via a feature glazed link.
The house itself is set on a very large plot with a large private drive, garage and a superb outbuilding known as "The Foundry". The Foundry, a former workshop, provides a large studio room with open plan kitchen, exposed brick work, wood burner and glazed doors onto two terraces with views onto the river. There is also a modern shower room. The beautiful gardens wrap around the front, side and rear of the house with rear access also.
The property is located on a secluded plot just 100 metres from Ladywell Village renowned for its quirky range of independent shops, gastro pub, deli and patisserie. Brockley farmers market is close by, a great place to visit Saturday mornings. Lewisham has extensive shopping choices and is being enhanced by new investment, attracting new restaurants and amenities. Blackheath Village and Greenwich with its array of boutiques, bars and restaurants are also close by.
For the commute, Ladywell Train Station is less than a minute's walk, which has regular connections to the City and Charing Cross and only 9 minutes from London Bridge. Lewisham Station and DLR is also a short walk. The promise of the Bakerloo Line tube coming into the location offers more attraction.
The popular open spaces of Ladywell Fields (100 metres) with its river walks and cafe, Hilly Fields, (285 metres), with its stunning views of London and a café, Manor House Gardens, (0.75 miles), Blackheath Common, (1.2 miles), and Greenwich Park, (1.28 miles), are all within easy reach.
There are popular primary schools close by including the "Outstanding" Prendergast Hilly Fields as well as several sought-after private schools.
This is an impressive home with incredible charm and character and is extremely rare to the market. Video tours can be seen at
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