This fully extended and wider than average six-bedroom Victorian house is situated right between the commons and is close walking distance from both Thomas’s Clapham and Honeywell School. In excellent condition, this family home has been immaculately extended, and has a great sense of natural light and space throughout, while retaining a wealth of original period features.
As you enter, you immediately feel the extra width of this beautiful home on Broomwood Road. Originally semi-detached, it has been extended to encompass the extra space to the side. As a result, the large double reception room feels remarkably wide. It features high ceilings, immaculate period features including ornate cornicing and two original marble fireplaces. With Premier Oak natural wooden flooring throughout, the house, this versatile entertaining space also boasts bespoke cupboards for extra storage on the ground floor.
The wow-factor continues as you step down into the stunning extended kitchen/dining room which, due to its design, is perfect for family life and entertaining. There is space for a considerable dining table and even boasts an additional seating area at the end which has floor to ceiling bi folding doors leading out into the garden. The modern kitchen, from Harvey Jones, has a large island with counter-top seating, cupboards underneath and pendant lighting overhead. With an extensive range of fitted wall and base units, the kitchen is perfectly designed and has elegant granite work surfaces throughout. There are multiple integrated appliances, including a Neff double oven, induction hob, Miele dishwasher and a large American-style fridge freezer. Concluding the ground floor, you find the guest cloakroom located behind the kitchen.
The larger than average garden, which is nearly 36ft in length and 22ft in width, is a special element of this family home and its south-eastern aspect allows for sun for much of the day. There is a patio area laid with Italian stone, which makes a lovely outdoor dining area. Much of this stunning garden is laid with top of the range Easigrass artificial lawn and has outdoor heating, irrigation system and remote controlled lighting. Featuring an abundance of mature shrubs and trees in the bordering beds, it also has a delightful seating area that catches much of the afternoon and evening sunshine.
The lower ground floor of this house is currently configured as a self-contained flat which is useful for au pair accommodation or providing visitors with a private space of their own. It however can easily be reincorporated in the main house. should one want. To the front is a room that could either be used as a downstairs playroom or further bedroom accommodation. Adjacent is a single bedroom which could be an ideal home office or Peleton room. The lower ground floor also features a shower room, utility cupboard and its own kitchenette. This floor is either accessed from an internal staircase or from the front of the house where it has its own entrance.
The extra-wide principal bedroom to the front is very bright due to its wide bay window and high ceilings. This room boasts wooden flooring, built in wardrobes and an original Victorian fireplace. To the centre of the house, you have another large and wider than average double bedroom with views to the rear over the garden. At the top of the staircase is a large utility room with laundry machines and hanging space. To the rear of this floor, you find a good-sized family bathroom featuring a separate bath and large walk-in shower.
On the top floor there is another double bedroom, that also benefits from extra width, with good ceiling height, remote controlled Velux skylight and French doors overlooking the neighbouring gardens. This floor has been thoughtfully designed with another generous en suite bathroom with separate bath and shower. In addition, there is access to a large amount of useful eaves storage to the front. To the rear is the final double bedroom, with views to the rear and its own ensuite shower room.
Broomwood Road offers easy access to the amenities of Northcote Road, Webb’s Road and Bellevue Road with its vast array of restaurants, shops, cafés and bars. The wide-open spaces of Wandsworth and Clapham Common are just moments away in either direction with all their amenities.
There is a good variety of well-established independent and state schools in the area, with the closest being Thomas’s Clapham, but also including Broomwood Hall, Honeywell School and Belleville School.
The property benefits from the excellent transport links of Clapham South underground station, Clapham Junction and Wandsworth Common mainline railway stations, and an extensive network of bus routes.