£315,000 A Rare One Bedroom Manhatten With Private BalconyRoyal Arsenal, SE18 6FB
Historic Heart, Dynamic Future
Founded in 1671, the Royal Arsenal was the country's most important centre for the manufacture and storage of military weapons and equipment.
Today, this historic site has been transformed into one of London's most exciting waterfront developments, offering enviable commuter links via the DLR and National Rail at Woolwich Arsenal and the more leisurely and picturesque river boat service on the Thames Clipper. The Cross Rail station opening on site in the coming years, slashing journey times by as much as 50%.
An immaculate modern flat with 'as new' fittings throughout, positioned on the 2nd floor with South facing views.
The original specification of these flats is very good, the hallway has 'Karndean' flooring which is a good hard wearing floor and easy to clean, this continues through to the living room and kitchen area.
The living room has ample space for a sofa and small dining table. A sliding glazed door gives you access to the south facing balcony which is a nice amount of outside space for 'Alfresco dining'
To the rear of the living room is the modern kitchen with high gloss white units. The built in appliances include ceramic hob, oven, microwave, extractor hood, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
The double bedroom,which is off the living area, is a good size and has a built in double wardrobe for a practical amount of storage.
The luxury bathroom has a feel that is similar to that found in a high end London hotel, but it is just yours to enjoy! Fitted with white sanitary ware and chrome fittings, tiled floors and walls with built in vanity cupboards with mirrored fronts.
Service Charge - Approx £1200 per annum
Ground Rent - Approx £175 per annum
Lease Term - Approx 117 years remain
Living/Dining/Kitchen: 24ft 1" x 12ft 0" (7.3m x 3.9m)
Bedroom 1: 13ft 2" x 7ft 8" (4.0m x 2.3m)
Bathroom: 9ft 6" x 6ft 2" (2.9m x 1.9m)
Total Sq M/Ft = 420sqft - 39.0sqm
All measurements are approximate.
The Royal Arsenal Riverside maybe a little known riverside development to some, to others it is 'home'. Possibly drawn to live here for its 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 the enviable commuter links of the area, with Canary Wharf 19 minutes away on the DLR, the 02 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%.
This will be further enhanced with a CrossRail station opening on site in 2020 slashing journey times by as much as 50%.
Property Hot Spot
The Woolwich Royal Arsenal is one of the most exciting redevelopment and rejuvenation projects in London. The Royal Arsenal has already established a village community that is set to grow and improve beyond recognition. It was a former military barracks, parade ground and munitions storage and factory site dating from 1761 and is built on wide open spaces that have been beautifully landscaped on the banks of the Thames. It already has an established village community with significant commercial/social infrastructure that is set to grow and improve beyond recognition over the next few years once Crossrail is up and running.
This is your chance to be part of the next London property hot spot at entry-level prices, allowing you to benefit from great value for money and exciting potential capital gains.
The Royal Arsenal is a beautiful, private riverside gated development with:
- 24-House Concierge, Parcel Reception and Security.
- Onsite Parks and Riverwalks
- Boulangerie Jade - Bakery and Cafe
- Dry Cleaning Services
- Massage Salon
- Young's Brewery Gastro Pubs - The Dial Arch and The Guardhouse
- Farmers' Market
- Car Hire and Electric Vehicle Charging Points
- Tesco Express, Marks and Spencer's Food and Sainsbury's Local
- Con Gusto Italian Restaurant
- Medical Centre with GP's Surgery and Pharmacy
- Private Dentist
- Children's Nursery and Daycare
- Children's Activity Centre
- The Taproom Craft Brewery and Pub and Restaurant
- 7R Gym and Crossfit
- Royal Arsenal Boot Camps
- Stephen James Car Showroom
Travel and Shopping
5 to 10 minutes' walk from Woolwich's high street, cafes and market. Royal Arsenal is the perfect place for anyone waiting to trade crowded Central London for space and style while keeping within easy commuting distance.
Crossrail Station - Projected opening date 2020. The station is on the development and will take circa 10 minutes to Canary Wharf, 15 minutes to Liverpool Street and 25 minutes to Bond Street. It will be direct to Heathrow. When finished it will connect all the way to Reading.
Train - 5 minute walk to Woolwich Arsenal Station and 20 to 30 minutes into the city centre - London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross Stations
DLR - 5 minute walk to Woolwich Arsenal DLR station and around 25 minutes into London’s Bank Station. Trains run approximately every 4 minutes. Destinations include City Airport 5 minutes, Canary Wharf 19 minutes and Stratford 23 minutes.
Tube - North Greenwich station - Jubilee Line is easily accessible by bus and boat, or Canning Town on the DLR
Boat - Thames Clippers - The river boat takes you to Canary Wharf in approximately 23 minutes and many stops through to Central London and Waterloo Visit for information and timetable.
It's perfect for the 02, Canary Wharf, City and West End. London City Airport is only two stops away by DLR - its close enough for convenience but Royal Arsenal does not have any overhead flights.
Future plans for the Royal Arsenal
Huge investment is being made on the Royal Arsenal development, including onsite restaurants and wine bars, new retail space, a new hotel, Elizabeth Line Cross Rail Station opening 2018 and the newly announced Dash Arts Cultural Centre, a theatre and arts arena coming in 2019/2020.
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. The Tesco store is an eco-store powered by solar panels and wind turbines, and has a farmers' market selling local produce, and two children's playgrounds.
At the western end of Powis Street, there is a designated development are known as the Woolwich Triangle - construction will soon commence for a new shopping centre with a major retailer taking centre stage. The Triangle development will include a leisure space, cafes and restaurants. The whole area covers an area of 300,000sqft and will revitalise the whole western end of the Town Centre as a car-free zone. Woolwich gets its own 'West End'. In fact British Land recently spent £100M acquiring land and buildings in Woolwich.
The High Street will also benefit from the restoration of the existing Grade II listed buildings to give extra character and focus. The old Co-op building has now been refurbished with more buildings to be done. 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 Woolwich Arsenal DLR and Train stations. This is now complete, and features include new landscape planting, seating areas, a large digital media display for sporting and public events and a new water feature.
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.