Anyone who has lived in London knows that snarling traffic jams are common daily occurrence and sometimes, the best way to get around is literally on a bicycle. The city has come to terms with the new Eco-trend and has outlined a massive plan to install bicycle ‘quietways’ so cyclists can have a low traffic easy route around London.
London’s super premier Chelsea neighborhood is one of the key thoroughfares to enjoy this new bike friendly routing and an excellent opportunity has now become available on Oakley street in the posh neighborhood.
Considered a cyclist’s dream (or as we call it, an investor’s dream for bicycle happy London), this posh townhouse is situated in Chelsea Village, known for its top notch schooling and cosmopolitan lifestyle.
The planned bicycle ‘quiteways’ runs on Oakley street giving cyclists unprecedented, safe and efficient access to other parts of London.
This period townhouse was refurbished to maintain a blend of contemporary style while holding on to its Victorian heritage. Owners (and potential tenants) will appreciate classic design elements and modern fixtures over its 3810 square footage.
Read the official press release from Rokstone:
CYCLISTS DREAM HOME AS ROKSTONE OFFER STUNNING PERIOD TOWNHOUSE ON OAKLEY STREET, CHELSEA – A NEW CYCLING QUIETWAY
Leading prime London estate agent, Rokstone is proud to offer a five bedroom period townhouse in a desirable Chelsea Village, which is ideal for avid cyclists. The Grade II listed Victorian townhouse is ideally located on a quiet street, which forms part of the new government ‘cycling quietways’.
The quietways have been created to link key destinations, following backstreet routes through along waterways or tree lined streets. The new quietways are ideal for cyclists who want to travel along low traffic routes and at a slower pace.
Featuring a brick and white façade, the newly refurbished property is ideally situated on the East side of Oakley Street and the corner of Margaretta Terrace, making it perfect for families looking for a quiet and peaceful location in the heart of Chelsea Village.
Measuring 3,810 sq. ft. and spread across five floors, the townhouse has been beautifully refurbished to offer luxury accommodation with dual aspect views, allowing floods of light into each room from its original sash windows.
Becky Fatemi, Managing Director of Rokstone commented: “Chelsea Village has long been a popular choice for families due to its excellent schools, fantastic lifestyle and central location. The living standard is further enhanced with nearby Battersea Park offering 200 acres of green amenity space. This fantastic townhouse has been beautifully refurbished and is on a quiet street, yet only a short distance to the Kings Road and its fantastic shops and restaurants. The new cycle quietways contribute to this areas appeal, enabling avid cyclists to enjoy a leisurely bike ride or commute with pleasure.”
The purchaser of this home will appreciate its spacious dining room, study and gym on the ground floor and vast kitchen, TV room, steam room and guest bedroom with ensuite on the lower ground floor. The first floor provides a generous reception room, complete with balcony to the front of the property. A cosy family room, storage room and guest WC features to the rear of this floor.
Leading upstairs, the second floor provides an expansive master bedroom suite, complete with ensuite bathroom and fitted wardrobes. A further bedroom with ensuite and small study is also available on this floor. Two further bedrooms are situated on the third floor, each with ensuite and fitted wardrobes.
Throughout the property, the original Victorian features have been retained and blended with modern high specification finishes including comfort cooling, oak parquet flooring and marble bathrooms.
Introduction by Doron Levy Courtesy Rokstone