£430,000 A West Facing Immaculate Two Bedroom Duplex FlatRoyal Arsenal, SE18 6YS
Your New HQ?
Formed as part of the sympathetic conversion of the 'Central Office' which is also known as Building 22, the original structure dates back to 1912 and was once the Headquarters building for the Royal Arsenal.
This period building was carefully converted around 9 years ago and launched as 'My HQ' by Berkeley Homes and was once the largest and most impressive of all the military buildings on the site with the original height of the building seamlessly increased as part of it's conversion.
'My HQ' is located in a central position on the Royal Arsenal beside Wellington Park which is an acre of open space for residents use.
Located on the upper ground floor of the building with access gained via the security fob controlled communal door which is opposite the Concierge.
The accommodation is laid out over two floors within the flat with the hallway giving access to the living room/kitchen area, downstairs shower room and stairs to the 1st floor. Also within the hallway is a large storage cupboard and the utility cupboard with plumbing for the washing machine.
As you enter the living room there are five large sash like windows giving an amazing amount of natural light with double height ceilings at one end of the room which are approx 13 feet high.
The fitted kitchen is positioned to the left hand corner as you enter the living room and has a good amount of work surface space and cupboards below and above. The built in appliances include an electric hob, oven, extractor hood, with space for a dishwasher and upright fridge/freezer.
Upstairs there are two double bedrooms with the main bedroom having two low level windows for natural light and air. Both bedrooms have a recess suitable for wardrobes thus freeing up the rest of the floor space.
A separate bathroom is on the upper floor, which like the shower room downstairs is fitted with white sanitaryware and chrome fittings with tiling to the floor and some of the walls.
The property also comes with an underground parking space.
Service Charge (incl.Ground Rent) - £2056.92 (£171.41 per month)
Lease Term - 116 years remain
Living/Dining/Kitchen: 24ft 1" x 13ft 3" (7.34m x 4.05m)
Bedroom 1: 13ft 2" x 10ft 0" (4.02m x 3.04m)
Bedroom 2: 9ft 9" x 8ft 3" (3.01m x 2.52m)
Total Sq M/Ft = 861sqft - 80sqm
All measurements are approximate.
Property Hot Spot
The Royal Arsenal and Woolwich are one of the most exciting redevelopment and rejuvenation projects in London. The RA has already established a village community that is set to grow and improve beyond recognition. Here is your chance to be part of the next property hot spots at entry level prices allowing you to benefit from the great value for money and exciting potential capital gains.
The Royal Arsenal is an award winning development set in wide open spaces that have been beautifully landscaped on the banks of the River Thames, just to the east of Greenwich. The Royal Arsenal was a former military parade ground, munitions storage and factory site dating from the 1761 now its so quiet and peaceful you can almost hear a pin drop.
On site Amenities
The Royal Arsenal is a beautiful, gated private riverside development with:
Residents Only Gym
Saturday Organic Green Grocer
Dry Cleaning Service
Massage and Beauty Salon - bodyworks.co.uk
Youngs Gastro pub, Dial Arch:
Street Car Hire & Electric Fuel Bays
Medical Centre With Pharmacy
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 - 8 minute walk to Woolwich Arsenal Station and 20 to 30 minutes into the city centre - London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross Stations.
DLR - 8 minute walk to Woolwich Arsenal Station and around 25 to 30 minutes into London's Bank Station. Trains run approximately every 10 minutes from Monday-Saturday 05.30 - 00.30 on Sunday 07.00 - 23.30 Destinations include 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 - 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 stops away by DLR - its close enough for convenience but we do not have overhead flights.
Future Plans for the Royal Arsenal
Huge investment is being made on the development including:
Onsite Restaurants & Wine Bars
Onsite Crossrail Station
Regeneration of Woolwich
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.
Crossrail funding was approved in July 2013 in terms of the station box fit out at 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
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