Pedal powered purchasers are in a spin with new homes at Peckham Place

For London home hunters keen to find a location from which they can enjoy getting around under their own steam, Notting Hill Genesis’ award winning scheme, Peckham Place, provides the ideal base to set off from ..

The swell of cyclists hitting the capital’s roads is set to spin well into 2021. As a third of UK residents are determined to continue their healthier two-wheel lifestyles long-term, bike sales increased by 193% in mid-February compared to the same period last year. For London home hunters keen to find a location from which they can enjoy getting around under their own steam, Notting Hill Genesis’ award winning scheme, Peckham Place, provides the ideal base to set off from. Offering a stylish collection of apartments and duplexes that enjoy a prime location on Peckham’s Queens Road, buyers here can enjoy everything this trendy London village has to offer – a bounty of local green spaces perfect for weekend rides, welcoming local cycling clubs and a network of cycle-friendly routes allowing residents to travel across the capital with ease.  

Ideal for city dwellers who enjoy the freedom of heading out on two-wheels without the need to rely on public transport, Peckham Place residents can start and end their days with ease. Having been thoughtfully designed to suit city lifestyles, residents have access to secure onsite cycle storage, a landscaped podium courtyard garden and tree-lined pocket park offers a peaceful place to sit and relax outside, and ideal for bike users Peckham Place even has its own cycle lanes within the development. Whether taking a quick trip around the local area or heading outside of the Peckham postcode, there are plenty of designated cycles lanes and routes nearby to aid safe travel and for those who want to take their cycling to the next level, there is a number of organised ‘Bike Trains’ and Healthy Ride routes via Southwark Cyclists and Peckham Cycling Club where local residents can get involved and meet other cycle enthusiasts. 

James Munson, Head of Marketing for Notting Hill Genesis, comments: “Cycling in London has always been a popular mode of transport, getting city workers and families to work and school often faster than by car or public transport and offering a relatively easy way to access the countryside beyond the city. Lockdown life has certainly impacted the way Londoners are now choosing to live, accelerating a healthier approach to travel and lifestyle and this is also being adopted when it comes to buying a new home too. Our selection of homes at Peckham Place provide the ideal location from which buyers can jump on their bikes with ease for commuting, leisure and fitness and enjoy the health and wellbeing benefits that cycling offers.” 

Having now firmly earned its place on the capital’s hipster radar, Peckham is now one of south London’s coolest places to live. Offering a vibrant hub of quirky coffee shops, shabby-chic vintage outlets and a trendy collection of restaurants and cocktail bars – Peckham Place residents will have a variety of venues to choose from once government restrictions allow. Comprising a striking selection of spacious one, two and three-bedroom apartments and duplexes that are ideal for purchasers wanting a home that will grow with them in an exciting part of the capital. From city-dwellers who aspire to having more space to support working from home lifestyles, to buyers wanting space for future additions, or families in need of a little extra room – Peckham Place has something for everyone.

David Panek (35) purchased a two-bedroom apartment at Peckham Place after he regularly cycled past the development on his way to work: “The development is within easy walking or cycling distance of so many day-to-day amenities, it’s such a brilliant location to commute from. Queen’s Road station is literally just a three-minute walk away, providing regular trains into the capital and with Peckham Rye Station being re-developed, it will only further improve travel links which is an added bonus. One of the many positives of buying a new build property is the quality and proportion of the homes, at Peckham Place this really impressed me. It can often be difficult to find a property that benefits you and also fits your budget, however Peckham Place did just that, it’s perfect.”

Each property has been designed to provide bright, spacious and well-thought layouts, with every home enjoying access to a generously sized private terrace or balcony, with some of the larger properties having dual outside space. Living/kitchen/dining spaces are open-plan and come complete with a range of high-quality integrated appliances. The three-bedroom duplexes all benefit from having their own private entrances direct from street level, and a private rear terrace or balcony with direct access to or overlooking the stunning landscaped communal gardens where residents have a tranquil oasis to enjoy on sunnier days. These particular homes offer the modern arrangement and privacy of a traditional house layout, whilst also being within a thriving new community in the heart of one of London’s much-loved urban villages.

Peckham is fast-becoming a haven for London’s homebuyers, with its bustling high street filled with shops, restaurants, cafés and cool rooftop bars through to the award-winning green spaces of Peckham Rye Park and Common, this area of the capital offers a fantastic cosmopolitan lifestyle for city residents. There are a number of well-regarded schools in the local area, including seven that are Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ within one mile of Peckham Place[2]. Getting around couldn’t be easier without the need to rely on public transport. Professional city workers can reach their desks at Canary

Wharf or the cobbled streets of Covent Garden in 30 mins by bike, and Peckham Rye Park has more than 113 acres of open green space, woodlands, lake and park trails to explore by foot or bike. For those who do need to use public transport, Queens Road station is a five-minute walk away and the development is 10 minutes from Peckham Rye. From both of these zone two stations it is less than fifteen minutes into central London.

Prices start from £440,000 for a one-bedroom property at Peckham Place. Prices for Shared Ownership start from £162,500 for a 25% share in the last remaining two-bedroom duplex property. For more information or to book a viewing appointment please call 020 3815 2222 or for full information please visit www.peckhamplace.com

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