£349,950 WOW! A Lovely One Bedroom Conversion Flat With Its Own GardenWoolwich, SE18 4BJ
A Little History
On the southern edge of Woolwich Common you will find 'The Academy' a sympathetic conversion of a the former Royal Military Academy originally designed by the renowned architect James Wyatt and built between 1796 and 1805.
Re-development of the site by the Durkan Group started in 2008 converting the Grade II Listed buildings into stunning residential properties.
A rare opportunity to purchase a one bedroom conversion flat which enjoys direct access to its own enclosed garden.
Internally the flat is well presented with access to all rooms from the hallway with oak flooring running through to the living room.
The living room has a glazed wall at one end with inset doors to the garden which is a superb space for some 'Alfresco' dining with friends or loved ones.
To the rear of the living room is the fitted kitchen with high gloss fronted units and built in appliances to include a gas hob, oven, extractor hood, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Back off the hall is the double bedroom which has a large west facing sash window and lovely high ceilings giving an airy bright feeling.
The luxury bathroom has 'Roca' sanitaryware fitted with chrome fittings and has tiled walls and floors.
The property also comes with a parking space.
Service Charge - Approx £1500 per annum
Ground Rent - Approx £350 per annum
- Living Room: 15ft 5" x 8ft 11" (4.69m x 2.72m)
- Kitchen: 9ft 10" x 8ft 5" (3.0m x 2.57m)
- Bedroom 1: 12ft 6" x 9ft 1" (3.8m x 2.78m)
- Luxury Bathroom:
- Own Garden: 27ft 10" x 10ft 5" (8.48m x 3.18m)
Total Sq M/Ft = 468sq ft 43.4sqm
All measurements are approximate.
Property Hot Spot
Crossrail is coming 2018! - Funding was approved in July 2013 in terms of the station box fit out at the nearby Royal Arsenal. Crossrail is a major engineering project to provide new railway connections under central London. Trains will run from Maidenhead and Heathrow in the west to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east, taking over the existing stopping services on those routes. The first trains, 10-coach trains are due to run at high frequencies of up to 24 trains per hour during peak hours. Work officially began on 15 May 2009 and is projected to be complete in 2018. See more at crossrail.co.uk
Travel and Shopping
5 to 10 minutes walk from Woolwich's high street, cafes and market. Its the perfect place for anyone wanting to trade crowded central London for the space and style while keeping with easy commuting distance.
Train -Approx 20 minute walk to Woolwich Arsenal Station and 20 to 30 minutes into the city centre - London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross Stations.
DLR - Approx 20 minute walk to Woolwich Arsenal Station and around 25 to 30 minutes into London's Bank Station. Trains run approximately every 10 minutes with destinations including City Airport 5 minutes, Canary Wharf 19 minutes, Stratford 23 minutes.
Tube - North Greenwich Station - Jubilee Line is easily accessible by bus and boat.
Boat - Thames Clippers On Royal Arsenal Riverside - The river boat takes you to Canary Wharf in approximately 23 minutes and many stops through central London and Waterloo Visit - thamesclippers.com for information and timetable. It's perfect for the 02, Canary Wharf, City and West End, now taking the Oyster Card
Access to City Airport - City Airport is only one stop away by DLR
Future Plans for the Area
A new Civic Centre on Wellington Street provides a new library, post office and cafe/bar. Behind the centre a brand new Tesco superstore has recently opened alongside a town centre car park and 1000 new homes. It has been announced that the Tesco store is an eco-store powered by solar panels and wind turbines. The flagship store is due to have a farmers market selling local produce and 2 children's playgrounds.
At the western end of the Powis Street, there is an area known as the 'Woolwich Triangle' construction will commence for the new shopping centre with a major retailer taking centre stage. The Triangle includes, leisure space (cafes, restaurants; the whole area covers an area of 300,000 sq ft. The redevelopment will revitalise the whole western end of the town centre and will be a car free zone. Woolwich gets its own 'West End'!
The high street will also benefit from the restoration of the Grade II listed buildings will give character and focus to Woolwich High Street. Once refurbished these historic buildings will accommodate new retail brands and major high street names, the whole area will become more vibrant during the day and in to the evening with new coffee bars and restaurants.
£6.6million was recently spent on the redesign of General Gordon Square and Beresford Square near to the DLR and Train stations. This is now complete and features include new landscape planting, seating areas, a large digital media display ready to show sporting events which have included the 2012 Olympics, and other public events and a new water feature. Major improvements to lighting, paving and the layout of Woolwich market.
Please note: Care is taken in preparing the property details, dimensions and photos, however the accuracy of all the above is in no way guaranteed nor do these details form part of any contract. Prospective purchasers are advised to check all details via their solicitors