Beautiful famiily home with two amazing cats

Beautiful famiily home with two amazing cats

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Handsome, bright and airy Victorian terraced house on a quiet leafy street with superb transport links to central London. There are 4 large bedrooms arranged over 3 floors, a large double reception room leading to an open plan kitchen and dining room which spans the whole ground floor, a study and two bathrooms. The private and secluded rear garden has a lawn and patio, seating and a barbecue.

There are four bedrooms with two double and two singe beds.

Herne Hill is a fabulous area sandwiched between the elegant Dulwich Village and buzzing Brixton. It's a leafy and peaceful neighbourhood with great transport links to central London.

5 Minutes walk:
-2 supermarkets
-Organic butcher
-Organic bakery
-Terrific cafes, restaurants and pubs.
-Large variety of local independent shops.
-Vibrant Sunday farmers market selling delicious groceries, street food and crafts.
-Open air swimming at Brockwell Lido.
-Brockwell Park- One of the most attractive local parks in London with great views across the city and excellent facilities including tennis courts, BMX track, state of the art playground and water fountains for children, walled garden and cafe on top of the hill.

20 minute walk:
-Brixton town centre and Victoria line underground.
-Brixton Village and Market Row with it's unique and unmissable restaurant and bar scene.

30 minute walk:
-Dulwich Picture Gallery and Dulwich Village
-Dulwich Park with London Recumbant bike hire and boating lake.

Transport:
Herne Hill is in Zone 2 and is well serviced by buses and trains to the centre of town.

There are 2 excellent overground train lines from Herne Hill Station providing a regular service to the heart of London and connecting with the vast Underground train network:
-10 mins direct to Blackfriars for the River Thames/Tate Modern/South Bank Centre/Shakespeare's Globe/St Paul's Cathedral
-8 mins direct to Victoria Station for Palace of Westminster, St James' Park, Victoria, Circle and District Underground lines.
-25 mins direct to Kings Cross St.Pancras International Station for Camden town, British Library, Islington,

Victoria Line Underground Station is a 20 minute walk or 5 minute bus ride away in Brixton.

Various buses reach the centre of town within 30-40 mins. A nice way to travel and some routes are great for sight seeing.

Features

More about us

  1. We are a couple with two boys age 8 and 11

  2. Will is a musician and Nicky is a documentary film maker.

  3. We love music, art and film and the great outdoors.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
Brixton Village and Market Row is teaming with brilliant restaurants and coffee shops. Herne Hill and nearby Camberwell and East Dulwich also have many excellent restaurants and gastro pubs. Something to suit every tast and occasion.
Cool bars
In Herne Hill itself, The Prince Regent, The Florence and The Commercial are popular. The Sun of Camberwell is close by and The Effra Social and The Effra in Brixton is a legend with live Jazz during the week.
Cozy cafés
Brockwell Lido cafe. Mimosa deli and cafe. Blackbird bakery and Pullens all do great coffee, brunch and lunch.
Retail therapy
Herne Hill is well supplied with shops -organic bakers and butchers sit alongside delis and cafes and some great independant shops selling books, toys, bric-a-brac and clothes. There is a terrific farmers market on Sundays with stalls selling hot street food, groceries, clothes and other crafts.
Bit of culture
Obviously London is teaming with attractions of all sorts but some local cultural treats include: Dulwich Picture Gallery. South London Gallery. Brixton Black Cultural Archives and Art Gallery, Photofusion Photographers Gallery in Brixton. Ritzy Cinema/Whirled Cinema (we are members of this fantasic local film club).
Walks in the park
Brockwell Park/Dulwich park/Ruskin Park and Dulwich Woods-splash pools and playgrounds, miniature trains and bmx tracks, boating lakes and London Recumbants bike hire.
Spot of exercise
Brockwell Lido/Gym/Fitness classes. South London Dance Studios for Pilates and Yoga, Herne Hill Velodrome for serious cyclists.
Day tripping
Herne Hill and Brixton Farmers Market on Sundays. Brixton Village and Market Row. Horniman museum. South Bank Centre. And endless activities and attractions in Central London-lots of fun to be had with kids locally too.

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