A really well presented four bedroom mid terraced Victorian property which has been recently refurbished to a very high standard. The house benefits from a very spacious lounge and three bathrooms and also the loft has been converted to accommodate the fourth bedroom and a spacious basement with an additional bedroom and bathroom. Lovely secluded garden. Property is located within a five minute walk to Forest Gate station and within easy reach of Stratford centre. Property comes unfurnished and is available 5th October.
The area lies roughly 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Charing Cross and is bordered by Manor Park to the east and Stratford town centre to the west.
Forest Gate is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of Westfield Stratford City and the 2012 Olympic Park. The northern half of the busy Green Street runs through it and from 2019, Forest Gate railway station will be served by Crossrail.
Forest Gate also houses West Ham Park, providing a place for sports to be played and to the north Forest Gate borders Wanstead Flats, which has numerous football pitches and areas set aside for bio-diversity and walking
Forest Gate railway station has services to London Liverpool Street via Stratford. It is in Travelcard Zone 3 on the Great Eastern Main Line, and was first opened in 1840, a year after the line was built, but closed in 1843, before re-opening after pressure from local residents on 31 May 1846. Other stations in the area include Wanstead Park railway station, which is on the Gospel Oak to Barking line in Zone 3. Forest Gate will be linked by the Elizabeth line to Central and West London in 2019. This will significantly improve rail services in the area.
Mark Hunter, MBE, was born and raised in Forest Gate and won the Gold Medal in the lightweight double scull at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Gold Medals in the lightweight double scull at 2010 and 2011 World Championships. Mark was a Team GB member for the London 2012 Olympics.
Other sportsmen and women connected with Forest Gate include heavyweight boxing champions Billy Wells and Lennox Lewis, 7 times world karate champion Molly Samuel MBE, cricketer Ravi Bopara, sprinter Damien Greaves, Olympic fencer Linda Strachan, and Olympic and Commonwealth Games athlete Jean Desforges.