VALUATION

Budget Special - What Will My Budget Buy Me?

  There has been movement in the South West London property market and house prices have been subject to some rebalancing. If you’re thinking of selling and want to know how far your budget will stretch, read on. It’s surprising how values change from area to area, and you may be able to trade up by subtly shifting your search catchment.

There has been movement in the South West London property market and house prices have been subject to some rebalancing. If you’re thinking of selling and want to know how far your budget will stretch, read on. It’s surprising how values change from area to area, and you may be able to trade up by subtly shifting your search catchment.

Tooting/Furzedown

For £450,000: Two-bedroom Edwardian maisonettes in Furzedown also larger than average one bedroom garden flats within easy reach to the open spaces of Tooting Bec Common. Offering flexible transport links into central London from Streatham Common overland.

For £750,000: Three and bedroom homes ripe for renovation and extension. Also spacious split level maisonettes in the ever popular Tooting Bec and Tooting Broadway with a fantastic selection of independent Bars and Restaurants within the ever popular tooting markets ( as quoted in the Lonely Planet and The Times ). You have a choice of the Northern line underground, Streatham Common overland and excellent bus routes across south West London.

For £1 million: Beautifully finished four and five bedroom late Victorian and early Edwardian niche family homes. By niche, we mean that it is a genuine neighbourhood  village atmosphere. Furzedown is also known for its highly regarded primary and secondary schools. Furzedown is made up of local people, who are keen to promote a sense of community and help make the area a good place to live, work and play.

Balham

For £450,000: spacious one-bedroom apartments within Victorian houses, two-bedroom flats in more modern blocks and studios right in the heart of Balham.

For £750,000: period conversions with two or three bedrooms - many with a split level arrangement and a roof terrace, balcony or garden.  Some larger flats with three and four bedrooms can be secured by eagle-eyed buyers.

For £1 million: period family homes with four bedrooms – some that will need cosmetic updating, cottages and high-end two and three-bedroom flats on super chic roads, such as Northcote Road, and within developments such as The Tramyard and Lumiere Court.

Battersea:

For £450,000: one-bedroom flats in Battersea Rise or closer to Northcote Road, split level flats with two/three-bedrooms in need of modernization and one-bedroom flats in riverside developments, such as Orbis Wharf and Ransome’s Dock.

For £750,000: three-bedroom houses on the Shaftsbury Estate, brand new one- and two-bedroom flats around Nine Elms, Battersea Power Station and at developments including Plantation Wharf and Clove Hitch Quay, and one-bedroom apartments in smart mansion blocks towards Chelsea and Albert Bridge.

For £1 million: Premium new build apartments with one or two bedrooms and riverside views set within Battersea Power Station, Nine Elms and Chelsea Bridge Wharf, plus a small collection of period homes and conversion flats.

Clapham

For £450,000: one-bedroom garden flats within Victorian and Georgian conversions close to Clapham Common; two-bedroom flats requiring modernisation near to Abbeville Village, Clapham Old Town and the High Street.

For £750,000: larger two or three bedroom period flats with a split level arrangement and outside space in the Abbeville Village /Clapham Old Town area;  two or three bedroom flats on Clapham Common South Side overlooking the common.

For £1 million: three or four bedroom high-end spec flats with a penthouse feel;  well-proportioned three or four-bedroom houses with period details on the Clapham/Brixton border.

Fulham

For £450,000: studio flats, one-bedroom flats set off the Fulham Road and in Barons Court, contemporary one-bedroom apartments in buildings such as Octavia House, small garden flats close to Fulham Broadway and two-bedroom flats above shops in Munster Village.

For £750,000: convertedtwo-bedroom flats in Muster Village, two-bedroom flats in the gated Brompton Park Crescent development, smart three-bedroom apartments in Sands End and two-bedroom apartments with communal facilities, such as a pool, at Chelsea Creek.

For £1 million: three-bedroom maisonettes with roof terraces, two-bedroom flats towards Chelsea, three/four-bedroom flats towards Earls Court, anda number of unique mews and three-bedroom terraced houses in the Munster Village enclave.