The Grand Store - A Rare Large Two Bedroom Conversion Flat With Exposed Brickwork & Parking
The West Wing of the Grand Store Complex known as Building 46 is an architectural gem of a building with its symmetrical design that has lost none of its 'grandeur'.
Originally built sometime between 1806 to 1813 and attributed to two brothers James & Lewis Wyatt, the building was expensively built in brick dressed with Purbeck Stone and served to supply the British Army with everything from bootlaces to horse harnesses and entrenching tools.
Today the building has gone through a painstaking conversion with attention paid to retain the buildings integrity with replicated or refurbished sash windows, sand blasted brickwork, exposed timber beams, all making this building a stunning place to call 'home'.
We don't get these big flats to sell very often, there just weren't many of them made like this. This is one of the original conversions and as they say, the oldies are the best. We just love it.
Accessed via the central entrance to the building with huge oak timber doors pushed back, secure fob entry gives you access to the communal hallway.
The apartment has a good-sized hallway which gives access to the living room, second bedroom and bathroom.
The living room is a great size with half of the room enjoying double height ceiling space with lots of exposed brick and oak beams as you would expect from a warehouse conversion. The arched sash window has bespoke 'plantain shutters' fitted which are lovely addition.
The ground floor Bedroom is a very generous double, with exposed brick and the 'Purbeck Stone' base show the strength of the original build.
The main bathroom is fitted with 'Villeroy & Boch' sanitaryware with chrome fittings, a tiled floor and part tiled walls.
Upstairs the landing can double as a study area with a recess that works well for a desk and shelving. From here you get access to the kitchen/diner and the main bedroom.
Looking over into the living room, the galleried kitchen has light oak effect fronted units with a grey worktop above. Plenty of space for a dining table for entertaining, making the space work well as the 'chef' doesnât miss out on the conversation. The built-in appliances include a gas hob, oven, extractor hood and dishwasher with ample space for freestanding fridge/freezers.
The main bedroom is large enough for a king sized bed and more than enough space for any additional bedroom furniture you may need.
The ensuite shower has a tiled floor and part tiled walls with chrome fittings and white sanitaryware.
At 1433sqft this is a good sized two-bedroom conversion with rooms that are all well-proportioned and practical to use with all the features of brick and beams you will expect.
The property also comes with allocated parking
Lease Term - Approx. 985 years
Ground Rent â Approx Â£200 per annum
Service Charge - Approx Â£5,800 per annum
Living: 21ft 6" x 10ft 0" (6.55m x 3.06m)
Dining/Kitchen: 24ft 5" x 9ft 4" (7.43m x 5.89m)
Bedroom: 16ft 2" x 10ft 14ft 8â(4.92m x 4.47m)
Bedroom 2: 12ft 9" x 12ft 0" (3.89m x 3.467m)
Total Sq M/Ft = 1433sqft â 133.1sqm
All measurements are approximate.
The Royal Arsenal Riverside maybe a little known riverside development to some, to others it is 'home'. Possibly drawn to live here for its unique mix of Listed Buildings and newly built townhouses or flats with modern contemporary interiors or simply due to the easy access to all the Capital city has to offer.
For the commuters amongst you the Royal Arsenal puts you minutes away from the enviable commuter links of the area, with Canary Wharf 19 minutes away on the DLR, the 02 accessible in 8 minutes by the Thames Clipper and London Bridge can be reached in 23 minutes by South East trains. All this means that you are spoilt for choice when it comes to access to culture, cuisine and shopping! This will be further enhanced with a Cross Rail station opening on site in the coming years, slashing journey times by as much as 50%.
This will be further enhanced with a CrossRail station opening on site in 2020/21 slashing journey times by as much as 50%.
Property Hot Spot
The Woolwich Royal Arsenal is one of the most exciting redevelopment and rejuvenation projects in London. The Royal Arsenal has already established a village community that is set to grow and improve beyond recognition. It was a former military barracks, parade ground and munitions storage and factory site dating from 1761 and is built on wide open spaces that have been beautifully landscaped on the banks of the Thames. It already has an established village community with significant commercial/social infrastructure that is set to grow and improve beyond recognition over the next few years once Crossrail is up and running.
This is your chance to be part of the next London property hot spot at entry-level prices, allowing you to benefit from great value for money and exciting potential capital gains.
The Royal Arsenal is a beautiful, private riverside gated development with:
- 24-House Concierge, Parcel Reception and Security.
- Onsite Parks and Riverwalks
- Boulangerie Jade - Bakery and Cafe
- Dry Cleaning Services
- Massage Salon
- Young's Brewery Gastro Pubs - The Dial Arch and The Guardhouse
- Farmers' Market
- Car Hire and Electric Vehicle Charging Points
- Tesco Express, Marks and Spencer's Food and Sainsbury's Local
- Con Gusto Italian Restaurant
- Medical Centre with gp's Surgery and Pharmacy
- Private Dentist
- Children's Nursery and Daycare
- Children's Activity Centre
- The Taproom Craft Brewery and Pub and Restaurant
- 7R Gym and Crossfit
- Royal Arsenal Boot Camps
- Stephen James Car Showroom
Travel and Shopping
5 to 10 minutes' walk from Woolwich's high street, cafes and market. Royal Arsenal is the perfect place for anyone waiting to trade crowded Central London for space and style while keeping within easy commuting distance.
Crossrail Station - Projected opening date 2020/21. The station is on the development and will take circa 10 minutes to Canary Wharf, 15 minutes to Liverpool Street and 25 minutes to Bond Street. It will be direct to Heathrow. When finished it will connect all the way to Reading.
Train - 5 minute walk to Woolwich Arsenal Station and 20 to 30 minutes into the city centre - London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross Stations
DLR - 5 minute walk to Woolwich Arsenal DLR station and around 25 minutes into Londonâs Bank Station. Trains run approximately every 4 minutes. Destinations include City Airport 5 minutes, Canary Wharf 19 minutes and Stratford 23 minutes.
Tube - North Greenwich station - Jubilee Line is easily accessible by bus and boat, or Canning Town on the DLR
Boat - Thames Clippers - The river boat takes you to Canary Wharf in approximately 23 minutes and many stops through to Central London and Waterloo Visit for information and timetable.
It's perfect for the 02, Canary Wharf, City and West End. London City Airport is only two stops away by DLR - its close enough for convenience but Royal Arsenal does not have any overhead flights.
Future plans for the Royal Arsenal
Huge investment is being made on the Royal Arsenal development, including onsite restaurants and wine bars, new retail space, a new hotel, Elizabeth Line Cross Rail Station coming soon and the newly announced Dash Arts Cultural Centre, a theatre and arts arena coming in 2020.
Regeneration of Woolwich
A new Civic Centre on Wellington Street provides a new library, post office and cafe/bar. Behind the centre a brand-new Tesco superstore has recently opened alongside a town centre car park and 1000 new homes. The Tesco store is an eco-store powered by solar panels and wind turbines, and has a farmers' market selling local produce, and two children's playgrounds.
At the western end of Powis Street, there is a designated development are known as the Woolwich Triangle - construction will soon commence for a new shopping centre with a major retailer taking centre stage. The Triangle development will include a leisure space, cafes and restaurants. The whole area covers an area of 300,000sqft and will revitalise the whole western end of the Town Centre as a car-free zone. Woolwich gets its own 'West End'. In fact British Land recently spent Â£100M acquiring land and buildings in Woolwich.
The High Street will also benefit from the restoration of the existing Grade II listed buildings to give extra character and focus. The old Co-op building has now been refurbished with more buildings to be done. Once refurbished these historic buildings will accommodate new retail brands and major high street names, the whole area will become more vibrant during the day and in to the evening with new coffee bars and restaurants.
Â£6.6million was recently spent on The redesign of General Gordon Square and Beresford Square near to the Woolwich Arsenal DLR and Train stations. This is now complete, and features include new landscape planting, seating areas, a large digital media display for sporting and public events and a new water feature.
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