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Studio to rent

£850 pcm (£196 pw)

Luffman Road, Grove Park SE12

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Property features

  • Studio apartment
  • Victorian conversion
  • Modern fitted kitchen
  • Recently decorated
  • Excellent location
  • Available now

Property description

Modern studio apartment to rent excellently located for grove park station SE12

Mann Lettings Lewisham are pleased to offer this excellent studio apartment. Located excellently for Grove Park overground station and situated on the top floor of the Victorian conversion this studio has been recently redecorated throughout and offers a good living space, plenty of storage, a fully fitted modern kitchen and a modern shower suite with power shower. The property has sky lighting and velux windows, electric central heating and is available immediately.

Offer in excess of 800 being accepted

Mann Lettings Lewisham are open Mon - Fri 8.30am to 6.30pm and Saturday 9.00am-5.00pm. Please call to view or for any further assistance

Just a five minute drive from Blackheath, Lee is a less well known south east London suburb but is becoming increasingly popular with families and young professionals. In Lee, Grove Park and the neighbouring suburb Hither Green, you can get more for your money than it's sought after neighbour and faster train links. There are also delightful parks, conservation pockets and new regeneration projects for the High Street

Living in Lee
Trains from Lee station run into London Bridge in just 13 minutes, putting Lee firmly on the property map for commuting young professionals. Lee has one of the best primary schools in Lewisham so is popular with young families.

Top five Lee features
1.Affordable This Zone 3 spot attracts buyers who are priced out of Blackheath and Dulwich
2.Fast train links Overland services take just 13 minutes to London Bridge
3.Proximity to Blackheath in just a few minutes you can be enjoying the boutiques and cafes in Blackheath Village
area on the up' Lee is continuing to grow in popularity with new investment in the area
5.Conservation Areas Lee benefits from pretty Victorian architecture and protected local parks
The best of Lee
A weekly farmers market is held every Saturday in the Victorian Park, Manor House Gardens just off Lee High Road
A 40 million regeneration of the historic heart of Lee, Lee Green Crossroads shopping area to provide a new supermarket, new shops, restaurant, offices and parking. Improvements here are contributing to the economic regeneration of the area
Hither Green is home to some lovely cafes and locals go to, Objet d'art, a retro furniture shop on Lee Road for great one-offs
There is a Sainsbury's supermarket in Lee Green
Hop on a bus to neighbouring Lewisham, five minutes north of Lee. Here there are all the high street chains and there is a major shopping precinct
Time out
The most popular pub is the Lord Northbrook in Lee which has been renovated from a spit and sawdust pub to a fantastic venue which does great food and welcomes mums and prams for lunch
Other local pubs include the Duke of Edinburgh, catch live music at The Dutch House and the jd Wetherspoons' The Edmund Halley.
In Hither Green, locals favour The Crown, a cosy Young's pub with an open fires, Cask ales and board games, open until 1am at the weekend and The Station which is opposite the train station
Bengal Brasserie in Hither Green has a good banquet deal on Mondays and Tuesdays
In Lee, close to the train station locals choose from the Portuguese Villa Moura, Ristorante Carola housed in the former Post Office, for Thai there is Ratchada and for fans of Indian cuisine, The Curry World
Parklife
Manor House Gardens Lewisham's most prestigious park, a restored Victorian Park. Here there are tennis courts, a caf, formal gardens, the Manor House Library and an ornamental lake with a fountain, which attracts wildfowl
Mountsfield Park - situated alongside the former hospital grounds with tennis court, playground and, thanks to its elevated position, panoramic views
Education in Lee
For primary schools the most sought after is Brindishe Lee as it has an Outstanding' Ofsted rating, it is also one of the most oversubscribed in the Lewisham borough. Another popular choice, Brindishe Green is described by dcsf as "one of the top 100 most improved schools in the country over three years".

For secondary schooling, there is Trinity School, which has a Good' Ofsted rating.

For private education, Colfes School, near Lee station is an independent, co-educational day school from 3- 18 years old.

Local facts
An mp and prolific builder, Archibald Cameron Corbett built more than 3,000 houses in Hither Green and Catford between 1896 and 1914. As a Presbyterian he was a temperance man and he made the rules against licensed premises so tight that it is still hard to get round them. Residents say this has the distinct advantage of little or no drunken behaviour on the local streets
Hither Green got its name as one green nearer to Lewisham, it was dubbed Hither to distinguish it from the other, christened Further Green
All the street names on the popular McKenzie Estate, built by builder McKenzie, are Scottish
Until 2006, if you were arranging to meet up at the Tiger's Head, you had to agree on which one, The Old Tiger's Head or The New Tiger's Head. Some claim The Old Tiger's Head was always the newer of the two. Now it's not a problem, as only the Old Tiger's Head remains open
Transport
Lee has excellent transport links from its two train stations - Lee and Hither Green Stations where trains take from 12 minutes to London Bridge and 20 minutes to Charing Cross and Cannon Street

During the peak morning period up to seven trains an hour leave Lee for central London, while the night train from Charing Cross to Hither Green departs at 1.00 am great for theatregoers and clubbers.

Nearby Lewisham offers links with the DLR for access to Canary Wharf, Stratford, the City and London City Airport.

By road, the A205 South Circular skirts the area and the A20 and A2 connect with the M25.

There are five local bus routes including the 122 (to Crystal Palace), the 178 (to Woolwich), the 202 (to Blackheath) and the 261 (to Bromley). The N21 night bus goes from Trafalgar Square.

Property in Lee
In Lee there is a mix of Victorian terraces, Edwardian villas, pre-war semi-detached and town houses. There are also purpose-built and studio flats most of which are in period conversions.

The Lee Manor Conservation area stretches from Old Road down to Lee Station and from Manor Lane to Burn Ash Road and forms part of the ancient Manor of Lee. This area offers large Victorian properties some of which are listed.

Hither Green has decently priced Victorian houses, many split into affordable flats for first time buyers.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £441,591 Sales 236 Current average value £429,686 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£6,516 ▼ -1.49%

Property value data/graphs for SE12

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £819,033 £502 3.8 £633,000
Semi-detached £550,450 £473 3.4 £571,498
Terraced £440,481 £482 3.0 £502,448
Flats £279,023 £447 1.9 £299,087

Current asking prices in SE12

Average: £449,879
Avg. current asking prices in SE12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £398,777
(9)
£514,091
(44)
£564,444
(9)
£833,333
(9)
Flats £232,408
(12)
£317,485
(33)
£377,000
(5)
£775,000
(2)
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All £232,408
(12)
£334,904
(42)
£500,102
(49)
£602,727
(11)
£833,333
(9)

Current asking rents in SE12

Average: £1,216 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in SE12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £556 pcm
(8)
£1,309 pcm
(3)
£1,812 pcm
(4)
£2,147 pcm
(12)
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Flats £948 pcm
(23)
£1,156 pcm
(19)
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All £847 pcm
(31)
£1,177 pcm
(22)
£1,812 pcm
(4)
£2,147 pcm
(12)
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Fun facts for SE12

Highest value in SE12
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Handen Road £1,096,564
Micheldever Road £1,024,683
Southbrook Road £867,592
Blenheim Close £787,445
Effingham Road £784,198
Highest turnover in SE12
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Woodbury Gardens 46.7%
Ronver Road 40.5%
Oak Apple Court 37.5%
Glenmere Row 34.3%
Pragnell Road 31.0%

What Zoopla users think of SE12

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 80% (131 ratings)

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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Grove Park (0.2 miles)
  • Mottingham (1.1 miles)
  • Lee (London) (1.3 miles)
  • London City Airport (5.2 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (21.2 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (21.8 miles)
  • Greenwich Pier (3.8 miles)
  • Masthouse Terrace Pier (4.3 miles)
  • Barrier Gardens Pier (4.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Cooper's Lane Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Marvels Lane Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Launcelot Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Shooters Hill Sixth Form College (3.2 miles)
  • Bellerbys College London (3.9 miles)
  • City Gateway 14-19 Provision (5.0 miles)
  • Haberdashers' Aske's Knights Academy (0.5 miles)
  • Drumbeat School and ASD Service (0.6 miles)
  • Eltham College (0.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£921 Monthly total

Energy

Gas £24 Electricity £28 Estimated energy cost £52/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 6900 kWh/year
Electricity: 2100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Water

Supply £9 Sewerage £10 Estimated water cost £19 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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Rental cost £850 /mo Additional one-off fees also apply

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