New Eltham is a popular and accessible area of South London. There is an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ nursery & primary school within a 15-minute walk of home, and you’ll find a large supermarket, convenience store, barbers, butchers, hair and beauty salons and a choice of cafes and pubs all within a mile of home too.
For commuters, you’ll find excellent transport links. Trains run from New Eltham into London Bridge station in around 20 minutes, and the A20 provides routes directly into the capital and as far as Folkestone (via the M20). The M25 is also easily accessed should you need to reach Essex, Kent and areas beyond.
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Property for sale in New Eltham benefits from being close to good amenities, schools, large parks and woodlands and sports and entertainment facilities. Just 1.6 miles from home is the town centre, where you’ll find a good range of everyday amenities and services, including food stores, hair and beauty salons, barbers, an independent butcher, a post office and several cafes and pubs. There are also a handful of takeaway restaurants here too.
For those who love the great outdoors, Lamorbey Park is just 2 miles from home. The park is approximately 57 hectares and is set around Lamorbey House, a Grade II listed building dating back to 1744 that is now home to The Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama. For more outdoor space, Foots Cray Meadows are just over 2 miles away, and is where you’ll find plentiful woodland and parkland to spend some relaxing time in.
Recreation and entertainment options can also be found close by. For keen golfers, the 18-hole Royal Blackheath Golf Club and Sidcup Golf Club are both just over 2 miles away. However, if you would prefer to be entertained, the Bob Hope Theatre is within a 10-minute drive of home, and is where you can enjoy a range of live dance, drama and music performances all year round.
For anyone interested in history, there is plenty to keep you occupied. Eltham Palace and Gardens is around 2 miles away, and is part medieval royal palace, part 1930s Art Deco. And Onlyaround 5 6 miles from Waterford Place is the Greenwich Heritage Centre, where you’ll be able to discover more about the area through art, maps, artefacts and photographs.
While there are plenty of options close to home for shopping, dining, socialising and relaxing, you don’t have to travel too far to find an extensive choice of things to see and do. Just 5 miles from Waterford Place is the area of Bromley. This is a popular shopping destination and it’s easy to see why, with two shopping centres being home to a wide choice of high street names, cafes, restaurants and beauty salons. Outside of these centres, there is a multi-screen cinema, banks, supermarkets and coffee shops. And for green, outdoor space, Church House Gardens is where you can either enjoy a stroll by the lake, a game of tennis with friends or sunbathing in the summer sun.
Anyone who enjoys motorsport will only be a short distance from the Brands Hatch circuit. At around 11 miles away, you’ll be able to enjoy a range of different motorsports throughout the year, including the British Touring Cars Championship (BTCC), British Superbikes and a number of specific racing marque events.
Of course, being this close to the capital city means you can experience, enjoy and discover everything it has to offer. With train routes taking you directly to London Bridge, you can easily reach a number of attractions south of the river, including the Royal Festival Hall, Borough Market, the London Eye and the Imperial War Museum. Or, you can venture north of the Thames and enjoy more tourist delights, such as Leicester Square, Somerset House or the bustle of Oxford Street, as well as the up-and-coming areas of Shoreditch and Hoxton.
Families searching for new houses in New Eltham will find a good choice of Ofsted rated schools close to home. Very young children can attend Eltham Green School Nursery (rated ‘Good’) which is around a 10-minute walk away. Primary schools in the area and close by are in abundance. Wyborne Primary School (‘Good’) is less than a mile from home, while several other schools within a four mile radius include St Vincent’s Catholic Primary (‘Outstanding’), Henwick Primary (‘Good’), Ealdham Primary (‘Good’) and Kidbrooke Park Primary (‘Good’).
For older students, there are three secondary schools close to home. Stationers’ Crown Woods is less than a mile away and rated ‘Good’, while St Thomas More RC Comprehensive (1.5 miles) and Eltham Hill School (3 miles) are both rated as ‘Outstanding’.
University education is also easy to reach from Waterford Place. The University of Greenwich (Southwood site) is less than a 10-minute walk, while the University of East London (School of Arts and Digital Industries site) is around 11 miles away.
Commuters looking for new houses in New Eltham will appreciate the excellent road and rail links close by. The A20 and A2 are both easily accessible from Waterford Place and allow for simple journeys across south London and into central London, as well as routes to Swanley (7 miles; via the A20) and Dartford (8 miles; via the A2). Both of these roads link to the M2 and M20 for destinations including Maidstone (27 miles), Ashford (48 miles) and Canterbury (50 miles). The M25 is also within easy reach, making journeys into Essex, Kent and beyond simple.
For train travel, New Eltham station is half a mile away, and provides direct services to London Bridge (20 minutes) and Gravesend and Woolwich Arsenal (both around 35 minutes).
Bus travel is simple, with bus stops within a short walk of home that provide services to Beckenham, Swanley and New Addington. And for air travel, London City Airport is just 10 miles away, and provides flights across the UK and Europe.
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