Located at the entrance to this prestigious and secluded lane with outstanding views from a private roof terrace and a garage. A superb and unique three bedroom apartment occupying the top floor of this impressive Mock Tudor house.
This beautiful building dates back to 1881 and was originally called West Lodge. The house was built for Joseph Fletcher Green and the architect was wj Green. "The Close" itself comprises of four buildings. This apartment is in the main house, No 3. No 1 was the stables and No 2 the kitchens to the main house. No 4 was a ballroom which was built as a 21st birthday present for the daughter of the house. During the first world war the property was used a military hospital. The main house was converted into three flats in the 1970's. The current owners have lived here since 1988.
Although the property has been well maintained and is in good decorative order. There is scope to enhance and would benefit from a new kitchen and bathrooms.
Located on the second floor (top) with bright and airy space spanning over 1,200 sq.ft, its elevated position offers impressive triple aspect views. The accommodation briefly comprises; a large 30'5 x 12'8 reception room with a balcony, a good size kitchen and a utility room. There is a very large 16'3 x 16'2 master suite with feature bay window, built in wardrobes, study area and ensuite shower room. There are two further bedrooms, both with built in storage, and a family bathroom. The property further benefits from an outstanding private roof terrace accessed via the reception room. From here the panoramic views are simply incredible. There is also access to a very large storage loft.
To the front is off street parking and a garage.
This is a great apartment that has proved to be a wonderful family home for the past 30 years and has to be seen to be fully appreciated. Virtual tours can be seen at
The Close is in a tranquil and secluded position just 200 metres from the heath. It is the ideal location to take advantage of local amenities in almost all directions. Walking east, just 0.3miles, you will arrive in Blackheath village which offers an array of boutique shops, bars and restaurants giving a genuine feeling of village life inside London. 0.8 miles to the north you will find the historical Greenwich town centre and Royal Greenwich Park is just 530 metres away. Finally to the south, the convenience of Lewisham Station's over ground and DLR service is only 0.5 miles and gives easy access to the West End, The City and Docklands. A little known cut-through at the bottom of the lane gives you access to the popular Manor House Gardens which is only 0.7 miles away. The property is also close to both All Saints and John Ball Primary Schools.
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