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Our Top Property Picks For First Time Buyers

October 25, 2021

Are you a first-time buyer and looking to get your foot onto the London property market? Check out our top ten picks which are perfect to call your first home for £500,000 or less! If you are interested in any of the properties featured, please click on the property link to find out more! 

1. Bloom Park Road, Parsons Green, SW6 | £500,000


A stunning and well laid out one double bedroom garden flat located on the lower ground floor of a period conversion in Fulham. The flat comprises of a spacious open-plan fully fitted kitchen/reception room with a bay window allowing plenty of light in with feature fireplace. A spacious bathroom with shower over bath and large bedroom at the back of the property lead to the pretty courtyard garden, with a useful storage shed. 

To arrange a viewing or to find out more, please click here. 

2.Camden Road, Camden, NW1 | £475,000


Set back off Camden Road is this wonderful two bedroom period conversion. The property offers a bright open plan reception room with wooden flooring, a feature fireplace, modern kitchen with integrated appliances and a breakfast bar which helps to clearly separate the room. The two bedrooms offer ample storage space and the property benefits from a private balcony.

To find out more about Camden Road, please click here.

3.Francis Road, Leyton, E10 | £465,000


Situated within Leyton's most popular and upcoming location can be found this stunning two bedroom Victorian ground floor maisonette. The excellent space on offer comprises private entrance, large bay fronted bedroom (currently used as a reception), fully fitted modern kitchen, double bedroom, second reception/dining room, modern bathroom and direct access to a decked private rear garden.

To arrange a viewing or to find out more, please click here. 

4. Burma Road, Stoke Newington, N16 | £450,000


A fantastic one bedroom apartment set within a stunning period building in the heart of Stoke Newington. The property comprises of a bright and spacious bedroom with wood flooring and high ceilings, separate study, separate kitchen with large window and neutral bathroom. The apartment has been well maintained by the current owner and has a contemporary finish and neutral décor throughout.

For more information, please click here.

5.St. Martin's Road, Stockwell, SW9 | £385,000


A wonderful raised ground floor one bedroom flat on the first of a period conversion building set on a quiet tree lined street off one of the most sought after streets in Stockwell. The reception is bright and airy which benefits from new hard wood flooring, the bathroom is fully refurbished as is the kitchen including new work tops, the bedroom has had recently laid new carpets as well as a new window. There is also access to well proportioned communal garden.

For More Information on St. Martin's Road, please click here.

6.Abbey Road, Barking, IG11 | £365,000


A stunning two bedroom, two bathroom riverside apartment. The property boasts a bright and airy reception room with a fully fitted open plan kitchen with integrated appliances. There are two double bedrooms, one benefiting from an ensuite and a family bathroom. Further benefits include a large private balcony with fantastic view and immaculate communal areas.

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7.Upland Road, Dulwich, SE22 | £350,000


The attractive property offers a generous reception room which has recently been re-painted and benefits from plenty of natural light. The bathroom has also recently been re-painted and is in good cosmetic order. A double bedroom offers plenty of storage space and natural light, as does a bright separate kitchen. Upland Road is conveniently located in the vicinity of some of the most popular amenities in East Dulwich.

To find out more, please click here.


8.Copenhagen Street, Islington, N1 | £425,000


A beautifully presented one bedroom apartment set within a small, well maintained development in Barnsbury. The property benefits from a large living room, separate kitchen and a large private garden. Large French doors in the living room allow for natural light to flood in from the garden space. The master bedroom equally benefits from windows overlooking the outside space, creating a calm feel.

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9.Gladstone Road, Buckhurst Hill, IG9 | £425,000


Situated in this sought after location of Buckhurst Hill is this charming two bedroom, semi detached house benefiting from being within close proximity to Buckhurst Hill Central Line Station. The property is in need of modernisation but makes for the perfect project to put your stamp on a future home. The property comprises of two reception rooms, a good sized kitchen with a feature brick archway over the stove, two double bedrooms, family bathroom and a south facing garden.

To find out more about Gladstone Road, please click here.

10.Papermill Place, Walthamstow, E17 | £350,000


A fabulous two bedroom apartment with two bathrooms wonderfully positioned in the popular Papermill Place development, located in the increasingly desirable Blackhorse Road area of Walthamstow. The apartment benefits from a bright and spacious lounge kitchen, which measures in excess of 23' (6.9M), a secure underground parking space, a long lease of 119 years unexpired and a lovely sunny balcony.

For more information, please click here.

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