The London borough of Lewisham has long been a location that has effortlessly encapsulated the charm of old south London alongside its modern cultural counterpart, establishing energetic, creative and diverse communities. With attractive residential neighbourhoods, pockets of open green space and convenient links into Central London, purchasing a home in the vibrant Lewisham district of Amersham Vale could be considered a no-brainer. The first collection of apartments and duplexes launched virtually on Saturday 21st November is The Muse, a partnership between Peabody and Sherrygreen Homes. Offering a stylish variety of homes with most available to purchase through London Help to Buy. Buyers eager to get their foot on the ladder in a sought-after London location are sure to find a home that ticks all of the boxes.
Lisa Crush, Director of Sales and Marketing at Peabody comments:
“We are delighted to be working with Sherrygreen Homes on our newest development, The Muse. This fantastic scheme will benefit from being in a location that is rich in culture and community, and will also provide much needed housing to the borough of Lewisham; including more apartments, duplexes and houses in future releases. Located just moments from New Cross and Deptford stations, residents will benefit from fantastic commuter links into Central London, whilst the properties have been well planned to cater for a range of lifestyles. Whether residents are working from home, wanting to enjoy having the rest of London on their doorstep, or even expanding their family, The Muse has a home for everyone.”
Martin Taylor, Development Director at Sherrygreen Homes comments:
‘Sherrygreen Homes is proud to be part of The Muse development with Peabody. We believe the scheme will deliver both well-designed and well-constructed homes which will meet the demands of the modern Londoner in a location which has a rich culture and a vibrant community. Purchasers will also benefit from ease of access to the City and the West End making The Muse a great place to live. In addition, the adjacent Charlottenberg Park, which has recently been created as part of the development, adds to the open feel of the area and the wellbeing of the local community. We believe The Muse will meet the expectations of aspiring purchasers and quickly establish itself as a desirable place to live.’
The scheme’s two-bedroom virtual show apartment delivers a taster of further properties launching in Spring 2021. For couples, those living alone or prospective buyers looking to purchase with friends or siblings, the apartments available at The Muse are sure to surpass expectations. A spacious kitchen/dining/living room provides flexible accommodation for a variety of lifestyles, with plenty of space for a work from home desk as well as a sofa and television, this space truly acts as the heart of the property. Finished to a high standard, the apartment benefits from sleek kitchen units and integrated Bosch appliances, as well as a long private outside balcony.
Both bedrooms are especially spacious, with the main bedroom benefitting from an in-built wardrobe and direct access onto the property’s balcony – ideal for waking up with a coffee during the spring and summer months. The main bedroom further benefits from an en-suite shower room whilst the principal bathroom guarantees a serene space to unwind thanks to its sleek finishes, including ceramic tiling, stylish chrome fixtures and fittings and white sanitaryware.
Also available to purchase is a selection of two-bedroom duplexes, ideal for growing families or those who are after a slightly bigger home. Ideal to suit a range of lifestyles, the duplexes are flexible in design. Downstairs of the virtual show home a large open-plan kitchen / dining / living room, offers the perfect versatile space for relaxing, entertaining or working from home. Large glazed doors fill the space with light, whilst also ensuring a picturesque view onto the properties’ terrace.
Upstairs, all rooms are light and bright thanks to the inclusion of large windows. Bedroom two can easily act as a home office space for those who often work from home, but can equally fit a double bed, acting as the perfect guest or children’s bedroom. The master bedroom is a relaxing retreat, complete with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room.
An area that is constantly evolving, Lewisham is a hive activity and there is plenty for residents of The Muse to take advantage of. For those who like to support small businesses Deptford Market Yard is a gastronomic hub and art space under the oldest railway structure in London, providing a home to a range of independent restaurants, cafes and fitness studios. A variety of eateries also line the streets around The Muse, most notably Deptford Does Art, the vegan café and bar offers its patrons a changing rota of local emerging artists and activists, exhibiting everything from abstract paintings to cinematography.
A borough with one of the highest number of parks and green spaces in London, residents of The Muse will have plenty of walking routes to explore. In addition to Charlottenburg Park the 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 here are well placed to reach Central London thanks its Zone 2 location. A variety of cycling routes are accessible, including Quietway 1 connecting Waterloo to Greenwich and a proposal for SuperCycle Highway CS4 has just 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, London St Pancras and Luton Airport.
The “Maiden Court Collection” is the first release of private sale homes at The Muse. Prices start from £403,500 for a one-bedroom apartment, selected homes are available to purchase via London Help to Buy.