- Large ground floor two bed flat
- Two ensuite bathrooms
- Guest cloakroom
- Two parking spaces
- Communal Gardens
- 995 year lease
- Private cellar space
The building originally known as 'Orange Hill House' was built circa 1881 for William Ruddock of Highgate and stood on Deansbrook Lane. The house was rebuilt in 1912 and named after it's designer James G Buckle, a London architect of some repute.
It became the home of the pioneer aviator Claude Grahame-White from 1912-1915, where he entertained, among others Sarah Bernhardt, Caruso and Marconi. In 1930 it becoming a Roman Catholic School, St. Roses Convent.
The building retains many original features including the oak panelled communal entrance hall, oak staircase and stained glass atrium.
The property comprises large reception room, kitchen, two large bedrooms both with ensuite bathrooms and guest cloakroom.
Additionally there is a large private cellar, communal gardens, two allocated parking spaces and a 990+ year lease.
Ideally located close to local schools and transport. Call vendor's sole agents now to view!
LobbyOriginal lobby of house with period features including ceiling beams, fireplace and stained glass windows. Door to cellar space. Original wooden front door into entrance hallway of apartment
Entrance hallway - 3.28m x 3.10m (10'9 x 10'2)Doorway from lobby of main house, large entrance hall with door to guest WC, both bedrooms and reception room
Reception - 5.56m x 7.26m (18'3 x 23'10)Large reception room with period features including beamed ceiling, large windows overlooking communal gardens, feature fireplace with mantle, door to kitchen
Reception alternate view
Bedroom One - 5.26m x 4.27m (17'3 x 14')Door from hallway, large bedroom, laid to carpet, high ceilings, large window to rear, door to ensuite
Ensuite Bathroom One - 2.74m x 2.18m at widest points (9'0 x 7'2 at widesLarge dual aspect windows, white panelled bath with mixer taps, low level WC, large pedestal sink, partly tiled, double radiator
Bedroom Two - 3.91m x 4.67m at widest points (12'10 x 15'4 at wiDoor from hallway, large bedroom, wood effect flooring, high ceilings, large window to side, door to ensuite
Bedroom Two alternate view
Bedroom Two entrance
Ensuite Bathroom TwoWhite panelled bath with mixer taps, wash hand basin, low level WC and window to side aspect
Kitchen - 3.25m x 2.39m (10'8 x 7'10)Porthole window to rear and door to communal gardens, range of wall and base units, sink unit with mixer tap, integrated hob, ceramic tile floor
Cellar - 3.66m x 3.35m approx (12 x 11 approx)Private cellar in the basement for storage
Guest WC - 1.83m,0.30m x 1.19m (6,1 x 3'11)Guest cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin
TenureService Charge : £3,000 per annum
Ground Rent : £50 per annum
Lease excess of 990 years
Stamp Duty Due
Based on a sale price of £450,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:
Last updated: The calculators have been updated following the end of the stamp duty holiday on 30th June 2021. Until the end of September 2021, it represents a staggered return to previous rates.
* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.