Located in the heart of Forest Hill in South East London, this amazing property is one of few left of this style in London affording an excellent opportunity for those seeking to create a live/work space to entirely their own specification and design.
Built in 1860, the building is set in a cobbled mews famed for its artists and creative community. Presently home to sculptor David Mach, this is a huge warehouse conversion set over two floors offering approximately 4500 sq ft of live/work space currently arranged as the artist’s studio and open plan living accommodation.
The roof terrace above offers a further 2250 sq ft of garden space decked and planted with mature palm trees with views to the Horniman Gardens in the North West and Woolwich to the East. The position of the roof traps the sun all day in a private outdoor space.
A potential buyer should be aware that plans exist for a further 1280sq feet of living space within the roof terrace, planning permission having been granted in 2003. Permission has expired awaiting the potential of further application.
The Victorian brick building was converted over 15 years ago offering a gallery/workshop layout on the ground floor and a two bedroom apartment on the first floor. The property is little changed since and boasts the original wooden floors, a new large and entirely unique working fire place designed by the artist and a soundproof studio. The first floor is extremely well lit with three large skylights and windows running the length of the building with a balcony opening out onto the street. The ground floor is used as the artist’s studio and for storage.
Forest Hill itself is interestingly situated. Only 12 minutes away by train to London Bridge, the new Overground service also providing links to the Underground via the Jubilee line. Forest Hill station is only two minutes away from the building making it easy to get to the City and Gatwick airports. It has become a very popular area with plenty of good independent cafés, restaurants and pubs and has a new swimming pool and leisure centre. The area is significantly green and pleasant, the building being minutes away from the Horniman Museum and its gardens and a short walk to Dulwich Park.
Opportunities to buy a property with this versatility are very rare. Don’t miss out on the chance to live in this wonderful building in this stunning location.
Warehouse for sale in London
Havelock Walk, London SE23 3HG, UK