Sophisticated city living has arrived in Camberwell, overlooking its most famous landmark, Camberwell Green. An exciting new six-storey development with 92 private apartments, Camberwell on the Green offers residents and investors an extraordinary mix of studio, one, two and three-bedroom options, with some enjoying views of either Camberwell Green or the internal communal podium gardens.
Camberwell is an area of London benefiting from investment and regeneration, as well as the extensive infrastructure and redevelopment plans happening across the capital. Those living at Camberwell on the Green will be well connected, with major transport routes close by, and able to take advantage of everything Camberwell is famous for.
Living on the Green
Benefiting from an £11 million local regeneration scheme, Camberwell’s various public areas continue to be revitalised and in the process affirmed as key hubs for the community. At the heart of this regeneration is Camberwell Green, receiving considerable investment that will facilitate the creation of landscaped gardens and tree-lined avenues. Additionally, the nearby Burgess Park has been transformed by an £8 million investment, rejuvenating its many lakes, play areas and sport facilities such as tennis courts and cricket pitches.
Camberwell Green is surrounded by a variety of trendy bars, restaurants and shops, creating a vibrant and stylish culture that is typical within South East London. Other local amenities include a newly built library, a state-of-the-art leisure centre and the renowned South London Gallery, all of which are located a few minutes’ walk from Camberwell on the Green.
Camberwell offers easy access to major transport routes, with areas such as Dulwich, Denmark Hill, and Clapham a short distance away. The Tube stations of Oval, Vauxhall, and Elephant & Castle are within easy reach, and the nearest Overground, Denmark Hill, provides fast links to Victoria and Clapham Junction, two of London’s major transport hubs.
|Train (Denmark Hill)||Time|
|Wandsworth Road||6 mins|
|Elephant and Castle||6 mins|
|London Victoria||12 mins|
|Clapham Junction||14 mins|
|St Pancras International||19 mins|
|London Bridge||24 mins|
|Data provided from National Rail Enquiries|
|Clapham North||4 mins|
|Bank (The City)||9 mins|
|Green Park||12 mins|
|Sloane Square||16 mins|
|South Kensington||19 mins|
|Canary Wharf DLR Station||25 mins|
|Data provided from Transport for London website|
|Bicycle (Camberwell Green)||Time|
|Clapham North||12 mins|
|Data provided from Transport for London website|
Camberwell is an eclectic mix of Victorian buildings, townhouses and open spaces. It has adopted a youthful, creative and friendly vibe that is reflected in the theatres, music acts and festivals found here. It is also experiencing an extensive regeneration programme, with Camberwell Green itself being renovated, and new facilities and gardens being added.
Famous residents include writer Muriel Spark, singer Florence Welch and comedienne Jenny Éclair, author of Camberwell Beauty. Actress Jenny Agutter and model Erin O’Connor also call this area home, while one of Pink Floyd’s original founders, Syd Barrett, studied at Camberwell College of Arts.
ART & CULTURE
The tradition of Camberwell being a base for creative types dates back many years, and is still evident today. A mere 2.8 miles east of Camberwell on the Green is Goldsmiths, University of London, one of the county’s top educational establishments for art and social science. En route from Camberwell College of Arts towards Peckham is the South London Gallery, with a strong focus on contemporary art, a café and a garden. There are other independent art galleries and theatres too, including GX Gallery, a shop offering modern art, while the House Gallery in Church Street and the college’s own Camberwell Space are other places to find inspiration. The Blue Elephant Theatre, meanwhile, specialises in dance and theatre.
There is no shortage of places to eat, drink or be entertained in Camberwell, from a café culture that often showcases the work of local artists on its walls to global menus, including Asian and Mediterranean food. A range of pubs and bars offering everything from live bands to comedy will help to round out the evening.
Camberwell offers all of the amenities you might expect from a busy London village, with many high street stores located in the Butterfly Walk shopping arcade, near Denmark Hill train station. There are also a number of independent outlets adding to the area’s charm, specialising in everything from high fashion to fine foods.
There are plenty of green open areas in Camberwell, the most famous of which, Camberwell Green, is at its centre. Ruskin Park, Burgess Park and Kennington Park are all located nearby, and any visit should include an attempt to spot the Camberwell Beauty, a rare migrant butterfly first discovered here in 1748.
Dulwich is famed for its greenery and good schools, including the prestigious Dulwich College, an independent private school for boys that dates back to 1619. Other attractions include the legendary Lordship Lane, with its boutiques and organic food shops, and the Dulwich Picture Gallery, said to be the country’s first purpose-built venue of its kind, with works ranging from Rembrandt to Hockney, close to the expansive Dulwich Park.
The internationally-acclaimed Brixton Village Market on Electric Avenue combines delicatessens and vintage boutiques with live music and street performers. Music fans will already know that Brixton is an area thriving with musical talent, with venues such as The O2 Academy, Electric Brixton, the Hootananny and the warehouse-style Plan B.
This primarily residential area is home to an extensive 220-acre common, imposing villa architecture and plenty of shopping, restaurants, cafés and pubs on Clapham High Street. Families benefit from the reputable schools in the area, with Abbeville Village and Lavender Hill among its most desirable areas. Clapham Junction remains Europe’s busiest railway interchange.
KENNINGTON AND LAMBETH
Cricket fans will recognise Kennington, as it is where the famous Kia Oval ground is found, which has been home of the Surrey Country Cricket Club since it opened in 1845. The subject of a new regeneration scheme, a lively café culture is just one of the latest developments, evident on the Kennington High Street, complementing the Georgian architecture. Charlie Chaplin and Vincent Van Gogh are among its more famous residents, with families able to enjoy a visit to Kennington Park, exploring its playgrounds and sports facilities, followed by a trip to the Imperial War Museum.
London’s largest regeneration zone, the area of Nine Elms is approximately 20 minutes from Camberwell on foot. Here UK and international investment is creating a new centre for the capital, with improved transport links, parks, riverside access, contemporary homes, shops, offices, restaurants and cultural centres. Highlighting the rapid growth and attraction of this area is the new US Embassy, due for completion in 2017 with other establishments expected to join.
Each apartment is well equipped, meeting the demands of an active inner city lifestyle. Kitchens feature reconstituted stone worktops, with the overall look enhanced by under-cabinet lighting. Living rooms provide connections for various Sky TV and internet packages, plus access to the balcony, and en suite bathrooms with modern finishes have also been included.
Apartments are painted off-white as standard,with engineered timber floorboards throughout, carpeting in the bedrooms and tile floors in the bathrooms. Underfloor heating and air filtration have been included, along with energy-efficient heating and hot water systems. There are elevators to all floors, and entry to the building is via key fob.
- Fully custom designed fitted kitchen
- Reconstituted stone worktops
- Mirrored splash back
- Under cabinet lighting
- Integrated appliances including microwave oven, integrated extractor, fully integrated fridge freezer, 450mm or 600mm fully integrated dishwasher
- Electric oven and ceramic hob
- Stainless steel sink with polished chrome mixer
- Free standing washer/dryer located in utility cupboard
EN SUITE & BATHROOM
- White sanitary ware
- Wall-mounted dual flush WC with concealed cistern
- One white bath per apartment
- White shower tray in en suite
- Full height wall tiling in bath & shower recess
- Mirrored storage cabinet and shaver socket
- Shower with frameless shower screen
- Bath with semi-frameless bath screen
- Hand-held shower head to all baths with discreet chrome mixer
- Tiled bath panel
- Chrome brassware
- Heated towel rail
- Glazed door leading from living room to balcony
- Wiring for digital TV in reception and master bedroom, including Sky+, Sky Digital, Sky HD (service not included)
- Data point in living room and master bedroom
- Coat hanging/storage cupboard in hallway with shelving and rail system
- Utility cupboard in hallway with shelving rail system
- Oak-veneered doors for hallway storage cupboard and utility cupboard
- Wardrobes to main bedrooms
INTERNAL WALL & WALL FINISHES
- Off white painted walls and ceilings
- Carpet to bedrooms
- Engineered timber floorboards or tile to reception, kitchen area and hallways
- Tiled finish to en-suite and bathrooms
- Brushed stainless steel lever door handles
- Multi point locking system to front doors
- Front door spy-hole, latch & bell
- Under floor heating
- Heating and hot water provided by energy efficient Central Heat and Power energy centre
- Air filtration system
- White sockets throughout living spaces and in kitchen
- Audio visual door entry system
- Recessed low energy down lighters in living room, kitchen and bedrooms
- TV points in reception and master bedroom
- Entrance to buildings via key fob
- CCTV coverage to external areas
- 13-person lifts to service all residential cores
- Cycle parking at ground floor
- Mains connected smoke detectors
- 10-year NHBC warranty
- Podium garden on first floor, with seating and planting
The details contained in this brochure are intended to give a general impression of the homes referred to therein but do not form part of any specification or contract. The dimensions are approximate and may vary depending on internal finish. Prior to printing this brochure some details may have changed because of the Frasers Property’s policy of continually updating and improving design features.
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