First time buyers mind the gap with shared ownership at The Scene

From Sofa to Station in minutes!

London homebuyers on the hunt for a property that is located within walking distance of a train station can expect to pay on average £46,800 more than one that isn’t. Whilst transport use in the capital is still below pre-Covid levels, London’s commuters continue to value living in a home that offers easy access to rail and tube links – especially those properties that are situated less than 1,500m from the nearest station.

Buyers seeking a property that provides hassle free routes to rail services without having to pay a hefty premium, Peabody’s collection of Shared Ownership homes at The Scene, in Amersham Vale in partnership with Sherrygreen Homes are the perfect choice. Positioned just over 600m away from two stations, buyers can secure a new home with a deposit starting from just £6,000* and enjoy effortless access to the rest of London whenever they choose.

Occupying a prime location between the urban villages of Deptford and New Cross, purchasers who choose to make The Scene their home will be amongst some of south London’s most vibrant and popular districts. Offering a stylish collection of one and two bedroom apartments available to buy with Shared Ownership, The Scene brings a new community into the heart of an established neighbourhood where creativity forms a integral part of the local area with London living on the doorstep. Enjoying a well-connected Zone 2 setting, purchasers are just over 300m or a two-minute walk away from New Cross train station where residents can be in the buzz of the capital’s West End in 20 minutes. Alternatively, Deptford station which is just over 600m away, provides rail services that place Greenwich just two minutes away or Canary Wharf in 12-minutes.

Bordered by the trendy neighbourhoods of Greenwich, Bermondsey, Peckham and the Isle of Dogs, residents at The Scene will never be short of places to explore or venues to visit. Fast becoming a rival to fashionable Shoreditch and Hoxton, nearby Deptford is a cultural hub full of artsy independent shops, markets and fashionable eateries. Multi-cultural Lewisham is a hive of activity with plenty to take advantage of. Lewisham Market is a firm favourite with the locals, while the sensational Model Market brings together a medley of the very best of street food, lively bars and music DJ’s – including the popular Secret Nicky’s and rooftop bar Lewisham Highline. Those who enjoy taking in the  local talent, Grade II-listed Lewisham Arthouse serving up a host of live entertainment, art exhibitions, classes and workshops. For those seeking a full-on music experience, The O2 Arena in North Greenwich is less than four miles from The Scene and offers a calendar of famous performances.

The London borough of Lewisham is one of the greenest in the capital, providing its residents with the highest number of parks and green spaces in London. Nearby Fordham Park offers a range of activities to the local community from a large play area, to football pitches and table tennis tables. Slightly further afield is Greenwich Park home to 183 acres of open space, including a Wilderness Deer Park, a Tennis Centre and 17th Century landscapes and gardens which date back to the Roman era. 

Commuters who are also keen to travel via two wheels will find a variety of accessible cycling routes. Quietway 1 connects Waterloo to Greenwich and a proposal for SuperCycle Highway CS4 has been submitted, if successful the route will connect Tower Bridge to Greenwich. New Cross Gate Overground station provides links into London Bridge and Highbury & Islington whilst Deptford Station easily connects residents to Blackfriars and London St Pancras.

Prices for a one bedroom Shared Ownership apartment at The Scene start from £120,000 for a 30% share with a full market value of £400,000. For more information please visit https://www.peabodysales.co.uk/developments/the-scene/#Shared or call 020 7089 1274.

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