Overlooking the Common this double-fronted Victorian Townhouse is fantastic both for easy reach of the West End as well as south-east England. The house has been featured in many interior design magazines. It has six bedrooms including a fabulous master suite with 20 foot bathroom and walk in shower area plus separate dressing room. The
enormous modern kitchen extension with sitting area, features a five metre island unit – perfect for catering and can sit 14 or more for supper. The formal dining room can sit 14 or more and enjoys views over the common (park) opposite. For the summer months there is an outdoor eating area, gas barbecue and patio heater. The 34 foot living room has two fireplaces and a library area for relaxing. There are five double bedrooms with double/kingsize beds, and a large bedroom with three single beds and optional pull-out beds and mattresses for additional guests. The en suite dressing room can also double as a single bedroom.
Michael studied a Masters degrees at the Royal College Of Art in London in Interior Design and Architecture. Catherine studied Fashion at St Martins and also a masters Degree in 20th Century British Fashion at the Royal college of art.
They have both progressed in there varying fields; Catherine becoming an Interior Stylist and writer and Author, Her Books include Crafting with Kids, Beaded Home, Gardening with Kids. Michael is an architect Developer specialising in Modern Residential Refurbishments of Period Homes. As well as this they also run Two large Houses for Luxury Holiday Rentals and Photographic Shoots.
Catherine Bains purchased this house in 2004
We Bought the house because it looks over Tooting Common which for London is Quite rare. The House is on the heaver Estate and was Designed by Lord Heaver. The Heaver Estate is in a Conservation Area and is popular with growing families with its easy commute to the city of London
Large House with Grand entertaining space and lots of bedrooms
Location; situated between Balham and Tooting Bec in southwest London, it is twenty minutes by tube from Oxford Street and the West End. Clapham Junction mainline station is 10 minutes drive and provides easy access to the whole of southeast England including Wimbledon (10minutes), Hampton Court (20mins), Richmond (10minutes), Windsor (20minutes), Brighton (50minutes)
Nearest town: Balham, five minutes walk, shops include Waitrose supermarket, large Sainsburys, Marks & Spencer
Nearest shop: as above, newsagents.foodstore at end of street
Nearest pub/eatery: trendy bars and restaurants on Bedford Hill approximately five minutes walk. On Bellevue Road overlooking The Common there are numerous bars and restaurants including the Michelin-star Chez Bruce
Nearest Airport: Gatwick (45minutes drive), Heathrow (1 hour)
Nearest station: Balham Mainline and Underground 10minutes walk
Nearest bus: 4minutes walk direct to Sloane Square.
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|Rental Period||Minimum Rate||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Rate|
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
|Discounts: 2 nights or more: £1,150 Nightly; 5 nights or more: £785 Nightly|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£1,000|
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