Leathwaite Road SW11
Between the Commons
Imaginatively designed in a fresh contemporary style, this Victorian terraced house has been extensively renovated and extended to create a stylish and practical family home. Located ‘Between the Commons’ in the usual catchment area for the outstanding-rated Belleville School, less than half a mile from Clapham Junction and extremely convenient for Northcote Road’s fashionable shops and restaurants and both nearby commons.
This beautiful five-bedroom Victorian family house has a clean, modern finish throughout, with lovely oak flooring running right through all three floors and stairs and extensive new decor. The ground floor has been thoughtfully arranged with enlarged openings between hall, kitchen and rear reception to maximize the feeling of open space and to introduce generous, cleverly designed storage. Sliding glass doors between the front and rear receptions also allow for separate uses of the two spaces when required. The cellar has been converted into an excellent modern utility room with good head-height, excellent storage cabinets with mirrored sliding doors, plumbing and space for washing machine and dryer and a downstairs WC.
The kitchen has been newly fitted with sleek, white, handle-less units and integrated Bosch appliances including a full height freezer, a full-height fridge, dishwasher, induction hob, extractor, oven and microwave. It has ample storage and a raised breakfast bar/study area built into the side bay window complete with attractive wooden worktops. The kitchen and the rear reception both open via French windows to a delightful landscaped patio garden. The s ide return offers further potential for extension (subject to consents). There is a new boiler, extensive double-glazing and good lighting throughout.
Upstairs, there are five bedrooms, the three largest having good quality built-in wardrobes and drawers and the fifth offering potenial for further extension to the rear (subject to consents). Both bathrooms are attractive and contemporary have good shower cubicles with the first floor family bathroom also having a bath.There is storage into the front eaves.
Leathwaite Road is close to the open spaces of Clapham Common and this property (close to the junction with Salcott Road) is less than half a mile from Clapham Junction (overground) with Clapham South tube a little further in the other direction. The house lies within the catchment for Belleville Primary School which is also a feeder school for the very good Bolingbroke Academy (Secondary), and there are numerous other private primary schools and nurseries in the immediate area. Nearby Northcote Road provides specialist boutiques, a thriving weekend market and many popular bars, cafes and restaurants.
Leathwaite Road SW11
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