£315,000 A Well Presented One Bedroom Flat Which Provides A Great 1st Time or Investment PurchaseRoyal Arsenal, SE18 6PL
The Royal Arsenal Riverside maybe a little known riverside development to some, to others it is 'home'. Possibly drawn to live here for it's unique mix of Listed Buildings and newly built townhouses or flats with modern contemporary interiors or simply due to the easy access to all the Capital city has to offer.
For the commuters amongst you the Royal Arsenal puts you minutes away from access to the enviable commuter links of the area, with Canary Wharf 19 minutes away on the DLR, the O2 accessible in 8 minutes by the Thames Clipper and London Bridge can be reached in 23 minutes by South East Trains. All this means that you are spoilt for choice when it comes to access to culture, cuisine and shopping! This will be further enhanced with a Cross Rail Station opening on site in the coming years, slashing journey times by as much as 50%.
The flat is positioned on the East side of the building and enjoys a side river view from the living room window.
Building 50 has a secure entry fob system and has lifts to all floors with this flat being on the 2nd floor of the building.
The entrance hall of the flat gives access to all rooms and has newly laid carpet which runs through to the living room.
The kitchen is open plan to the living room and is fitted with base and eye level units with work tops above. There are built in appliances to include a electric hob, oven and extractor with space for an upright fridge/freezer.
Back off the hall the double bedroom is generous in size with ample space for wardrobes and other bedroom furniture and it is just a few steps from the bathroom which is fitted with white sanitaryware and chrome fittings. Also in the bathroom is the utility cupboard with plumbing for the washing machine.
The property is a good opportunity to get on the property ladder on this hugely popular riverside development.
Service Charge - Approx £1000 per annum
Ground Rent - Approx £150 per annum
Lease Term = Approx 86 years remain
- Living/Dining: 16ft 4" x 10ft 5" (5.0m x 3.2m)
- Kitchen: 7ft 10" x 6ft 3" (2.4m x 1.9m)
- Bedroom 1: 15ft 4" x 9ft 0" (4.7m x 2.7m)
- Secure Parking
Total Sq M/Ft = 495sqft 46.1sqm
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
Boulangerie Jade - French Bakery, Patisserie & Cafe
Saturday Organic Green Grocer
Dry Cleaning Service
Massage and Beauty Salon - bodyworks.co.uk
Youngs Gastro pub, Dial Arch & The Guard House
Street Car Hire & Electric Fuel Bays
Medical Centre With Pharmacy
M&S Food Hall
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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