The landscape of London’s SE15 postcode has changed considerably over recent years and shows no sign of letting up. But amongst the sea of regeneration it's refreshing to see an achingly authentic industrial building surrounded by all the new development.
The Carlton Works is a fabulous piece of Victorian architecture and is rumoured to have been a perfume factory at one stage in its long life. Set back from the road, the building is tucked away behind iron gates and has private parking in its courtyard, with one space allocated to the one bedroom third floor apartment for sale here.
Whilst the location is super central, it's a quiet place to be at home. Once inside, the cool open spaces offer broad views of South East London from the living room and bedroom? and feels remarkably tranquil. High ceilings, exposed brick walls, big windows and bare boarded floors set the scene nicely and help to create a warm and comfy atmosphere, with more recent improvements including a replacement boiler with remote Hive system in 2018, and an upgraded kitchen. A chic bathroom completes the ensemble.
There's a real sense of anticipation about the regeneration of the local area. It's close enough to London to be an easy commute but the proposed addition of the Bakerloo extension would see a new station just moments from The Carlton Works, making it a particularly interesting prospect.
The Carlton Works, Asylum Road, London, Se15 2sb