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Top Victorian Houses Currently For Sale

September 10, 2021

Spanning the reign of Queen Victoria between 1837 and 1901, the Victorian era was arguably the most radical historical period for Britain in terms of modernisation, and such change was reflected in the architecture of the time.

Victorian buildings prioritised style and comfort like no era before it, and this is evident in the architectural features. High, sweeping ceilings and large bay windows offer a sense of spaciousness, while allowing for an abundance of natural light to flow through.

Here are some of the top Victorian houses currently on the market in London.

1. Ingatestone Road, Woodford £775,000


Nestled within a peaceful residential street, this four-bedroom home features a beautiful balance of period features and contemporary finishes. Within walking distance to the Broadway amenities of Woodford High Road and the underground station, this property is well connected to Central London and boasts many outstanding schools. The M25 and M11 are also close by, as well as Woodford Golf Club and Knighton Woods.

The property itself offers charming modern family living, with bright, airy spaces, lots of natural light, and beautiful period features, such as the high ceilings, fireplace, and bay window. An extended contemporary kitchen and dining space with underfloor heating, added to the quaint garden and patio area accessed via double doors make for ideal entertaining areas. Four bedrooms, an ensuite, a family bathroom, and a separate guest W/C complete this lovely home.

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2. Grosvenor Road, Forest Gate £215,000


This newly refurbished ground floor studio within a Victorian conversion is located in a vibrant area of Forest Gate. Offered chain-free, this fabulous studio is close to a variety of local amenities, features a separate fitted kitchen and a good-sized cellar.

Nestled in the London Borough of Newham, Forest Gate, bordered by Manor Park, Leyton, Wanstead, and Stratford town centre, is an up-and-coming, popular residential area, with its own railway station set to become a Crossrail station. Grosvenor Road itself is moments away from Green Street - a thriving commercial hotspot featuring a large shopping centre, and more than 400 independent shops.

This property is an excellent opportunity for first-time buyers, or a buy-to-let investor looking for a decent yield.

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3. Coptic Street, Covent Garden £395,000


Set in a beautiful Victorian building that dates back to 1881, this top-floor apartment is surrounded by the historical architecture of Bloomsbury. Accessed via a secure communal entrance, the top floor boasts an abundance of natural light and good-sized living space. This studio features beautiful wooden flooring, a new modern, tiled bathroom, and a new, well-appointed kitchen. Additionally, it comes with access to a gorgeous communal roof terrace with Central London views.

Within walking distance to three tube stations, this studio is well connected via Northern and Central line, the Piccadilly line, and with direct trains to all five Heathrow terminals. Bloomsbury is one of London’s most desirable areas, home to some of the most prestigious and historical universities in the country, and boasting many beautiful green squares.

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4. Percy Road, Hammersmith £379,500


A short stroll from the District Line and Ravenscourt Park, this spacious one-bedroom flat sits on the first floor of a beautiful Victorian conversion. Featuring a modern, open-plan kitchen and reception room filled with light. The double bedroom is also light and spacious with double doors and the bathroom is modern and tastefully decorated.

This location is ideal, with easy access to Central London and surrounding via the underground services of Goldhawk Road and Shepherds Bush. The M4 and A40 are also easy to reach.

There are many amenities close to Percy Road, including shops, pubs, and restaurants, while Ravenscourt Park features basketball and tennis courts.

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5. Victoria Road, West Hampstead £399,995


Set amongst a beautifully tree-lined road, this one-bedroom Victorian conversion is bright and airy and features a large open-plan, modern kitchen, and a generous reception room. Beautiful original period features adorn this flat, including high ceilings, and a large bay window allowing an abundance of natural light to flood in.

Victoria Road is close to vibrant Kilburn High Road, famous for a colourful variety of international restaurants and high street chains. Also serviced by Kilburn High Road Overground and Kilburn Park Stations.

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6. Park Hill, Clapham Park £425,000


This first-floor flat comprises one bedroom and one bathroom, and is set in a handsome Victorian building, and enjoys off-street parking. The flat itself is bright, with an open-plan kitchen/reception area, allowing for some great entertaining space. The wooden floors and large sash windows, as well as the high ceilings, give this beautiful flat its character.

Park Hill itself is a quiet road, yet well located, with excellent transport links and a wonderful selection of shops, bars, and eateries nearby. The excellent nearby schools and close proximity to Clapham High Street, Clapham Common underground station, and Abbeville Road make it popular amongst a variety of residents.

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7. Lindley Road, Leyton £695,000


This mid-terrace Victorian family home is spaciously spread across three floors and features four bedrooms, a ground floor bathroom, and a further converted loft room with an en-suite W/C. There is also a lovely garden to the rear which is part paved and part lawned.Close by to the highly sought-after Francis Road area, this property is perfect for a family wanting a good-sized home within easy reach of a variety of local amenities. Vast regeneration works within the borough have transformed it for residents, with something to cater to everyone. Beautiful walks through Walthamstow Wetlands or Leyton Jubilee Park, and popular local pubs are just some of the areas’ charms. Leyton has been thriving since the Olympics and continues to grow in its popularity.

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8. Windsor Road, Leyton £695,000


Another beautiful Victorian offering in up-and-coming Leyton is this spacious five-bedroom home. Across three floors, this family property features an extended kitchen/breakfast room that is fully fitted and modern, a generous reception room, and a cellar. There is also a low-maintenance, fully paved rear garden to enjoy.

A superb range of shops, cafés, and restaurants await moments away on Leyton High Road, and the Leyton Central Line Station provides easy access to Liverpool Street within 15 minutes.

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Final thoughts

Buying a Victorian property is a special undertaking, as you are investing in a building that has stood for a long time, and will likely be a listed building. They may take some specific care, but the spaciousness and beauty of the period features make it all worth it.If you are thinking of investing in a Victorian property, get in touch with our property experts here at Portico on 020 7099 4000. You can also get an instant property valuation by clicking here.


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