Designer Camberwell Loft - Albany Road, London, SE5
Guide Price £625,000
On the ground floor of the desirable Silverthorne Lofts building, this design conscious Camberwell Loft apartment offers superb modern living in a great location and at an affordable price for this style of living space.
The apartment centres around a fantastic double-height living room (which can be accessed via its own front door), with floor to ceiling windows and French doors to the front of the building offering South facing views across to Burgess Park.
The living room is typically bright and airy, as is the norm in these converted Victorian school buildings and it retains the original parquet flooring, which compliments the modern, ‘city loft’ living atmosphere that the current owners have created.
Also at ground floor level, a simple white modern kitchen, guest cloakroom and loads of storage space. Art lovers will love the amount hanging space!
The mezzanine provides the sleeping areas. The master bedroom is an excellent size for this type of loft, featuring a private bathroom, plenty of wardrobe space and views towards Burgess Park. The second bedroom is open to the living area below and is currently used as a great home office. It has its own private shower room.
Silverthorne Lofts is located in an excellent position opposite Burgess Park in Camberwell. The building comes with off-street parking, bicycle storage and excellent security.
Burgess Park itself has recently been the subject of a massive regeneration programme and now offers a genuinely peaceful green area for local residents. There are tennis courts (200 yards from the front door), football and cricket pitches, excellent biking and running areas, a large lake (fishing permitted!) and a good café.
Transport links into Central London are pretty simple with Elephant and Castle (Zone 1)being just 3/4 of a mile away – just a few bus stops or simple walk.
In short, this a rare chance at this price level to live in a well located, practical open-plan loft, which fully caters for modern living, Smartphone controlled extras include a Sonos sound system, intelligent lighting, remote controlled curtains, security alarm with front door camera and Nest smoke alarms.
Leasehold: 125 years from March 2002
Service charge: £2186.58 for 2017
Council Tax: Band C – £1117.17 for 2017/18