Five bedroom Victorian terraced family home
2329 Sq' - 216 SqM
Spacious and modern open plan kitchen and dining room
45' South facing garden
EPC rating D
About this property
This imposing five-bedroom bay-fronted Victorian house, circa 2300 Sq’ – 216 SqM, enjoys four floors of versatile family and entertaining space, a 45’ south facing garden and is ideally positioned on this premier Brackenbury Village residential road.
Comprises a raised ground floor front door and a welcoming entry hall, a dual aspect double reception with high ceilings, feature fireplace and original wood floors and bedroom 5 completes the raised ground floor space. The lower ground floor is undoubtedly the heart of the home: a spectacular chef’s kitchen incorporates a dining and family area that spills into the 45’ south facing garden via glass concertina doors that fold away to bring the outside in. A pretty terrace is the perfect spot for al fresco dining and entertaining while the rest of garden is lawned with mature beds. The kitchen/dining/family room opens onto a bay-fronted reception room which makes the perfect informal playroom/TV room. A guest wc, and superb secure storage room – currently used as a bike store – completes the lower ground floor footprint. This floor can be accessed via staircase from the raised ground floor or from its own separate entrance via the front garden.
The first floor comprises three double bedrooms and a generous family bathroom featuring a bath and separate shower. On the second floor you’ll find the peaceful dual aspect principal suite. With five double bedrooms, the home offers buyers a flexible floorplan that can accommodate their requirements including home offices, au pair/nanny’s quarters and dedicated guest space. You’ll find a wealth of custom-built storage solutions and an abundance of natural light year-round thanks to the south facing rear aspect. The house effortlessly marries its original Victorian features with the well-designed modern finish and offers a turn-key family home in one of West London’s most desirable neighbourhoods.
The home is moments from many of West London’s finest amenities and transport links. A 5-minute stroll brings you to the beating heart of Brackenbury Village including the local family butcher, café and one of many nearby family-friendly gastro pubs; 5 minutes on foot will also delivers you Hammersmith Grove’s local gems including the Brackenbury Wine Rooms, Patri, The Grove and handmade gelato from Bertotti. Just 7-minutes on foot brings you to the 21 acres of Green Flag Award-winning Ravenscourt Park spaces with its football, tennis and basketball courts, historic lake, two cafés, garden centre, three playgrounds, paddling pool and annual calendar of events. With additional options available on King Street, Goldhawk Road and Chiswick High Road, the owner is spoilt for choice. You’ll find world class shopping, dining and entertainment options at nearby Westfield – a 15-minute walk or short drive/bus journey.
Commuters will benefit from the 7-minute stroll to Goldhawk Road station (Hammersmith & City and Circle lines) while just over 10 minutes on foot will deliver you to both Ravenscourt Park station (District line) and Hammersmith Broadway (Piccadilly, District, Circle and Hammersmith & City lines) as well as numerous artery bus links to central London). Central line services are available from Shepherd’s Bush station, approximately 15 minutes on foot.
Exceptional local state and independent school options include three Ofsted Outstanding primaries – Brackenbury, John Betts and West London Free School – as well as the highly desirable West London Free School co-educational secondary. Independent options within walking distance include Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School, Latymer Prep, Bute House, Latymer Upper School, Godolphin & Latymer and St Paul’s Girls’ School (ranked 2nd and 1st in the nation respectively by Times Parent Power 2021). The location is first-rate for many reasons, but the neighbours are what truly sets Benbow Road apart - a marvellous community awaits you: join the Brackenbury Residents’ Association, take part in Christmas carol singing and or meet your neighbours during summer street parties.
Council Tax: LBHF Band G
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Just a short walk from Hammersmith Broadway, Brackenbury Village is one of the most sought-after places to live in W6. Not only is the area very convenient for those wishing to use the London Underground, but the local schools are excellent and there are several long-established independent retailers located within the residential area.
At the heart of Brackenbury Village are a local deli and café complete with outdoor ‘parklet’, butchers and family-friendly pubs. The expanse of Ravenscourt Park is just a short walk away, and so too are the vistas, walks, water sports and historic pubs of the River Thames.
A broader selection of amenities can be found on King Street, Hammersmith’s main shopping street, while world-class shopping, dining and entertainment options offered by Westfield Shopping Centre are readily accessible by a short drive or bus journey.
For transport, Ravenscourt Park station (District line) is nearby whilst Hammersmith Broadway (District, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City and Circle lines) is also within walking distance. The proximity to transport connections is an appealing factor, and the area also benefits from buses from King Street delivering you directly to central London.
Families are spoilt for choice with many of West London’s most desirable schools on the doorstep including Ofsted Outstanding John Betts and Brackenbury state primaries and West London Free School (co-ed secondary). Independent options are equally superb and include Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School, Latymer Prep and Upper Schools and all girls Godolphin and Latymer.