18 July 2018
When choosing to purchase a new home, there are a large number of variables to consider, from the size and layout of the property itself to the outdoor space that it offers. It is in the warmer summer months that buyers tend to realise how vital having an adequately sized outdoor space really is, and the quality of life having access to a private garden offers.
While many properties don’t offer gardens, there are plenty of others that do. The key is knowing what you would like from the start – you may have to compromise somewhere but don’t let outdoor space be that compromise, or you may live to regret it.
Every homeowner deserves to have a home that’s beautiful both inside and out, which is why choosing a property that has adequate garden space is so crucial. Wondering how you can find that perfect property that has the potential to have an outdoor haven for you and your family to enjoy? Have a peek at these beautiful properties that offer the perfect combination of indoor and outdoor space.
Glenforth Street, Greenwich, SE10
Situated close to the River Thames in the popular East Greenwich area, this four-bedroom property is comprised of a beautifully bright and airy reception room, a refurbished kitchen, a gorgeous master bedroom complete with an en-suite bathroom, and three other good-sized bedrooms. There’s also a three-piece bathroom suite, a large driveway, and a garden.
Although not the largest of gardens, this small area of outdoor space is ideal for a medium sized family. It’s private, a good size, and has a combination of grass and patioed areas. There’s a shed at the bottom of the garden, and plenty of room for table and chairs, a BBQ and potted plants on the patio, while the grassy area has space for children’s playing equipment and a paddling pool (or hot tub) for in the summer months. Lined with borders, trees and shrubbery, this space has a wonderfully private look and feel to it, unlike many city gardens.
Garford Street, Westferry, E14
Located on the highly sought after Garford Street, this three-bedroom family home comprises of an entrance hall, a downstairs WC, sizeable L-shaped reception room that has French doors which lead out onto a beautiful garden, a newly refurbished kitchen, and a cloakroom on the ground floor. On the first floor is a master bedroom complete with built-in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. There’s also a front garden and driveway, in addition to a large back garden.
For a family that is looking for a property that’s close to the centre of the city but also offers a private retreat from the world, this house and its incredible garden is the perfect place. The large grassy garden that’s securely fenced and lined with trees comes with an abundance of potential; there’s space to put in a patio or deck, add a shed, incorporate a children’s play area, and add a paddling pool or hot tub for in the warmer months.
Mast House Terrace, Isle of Dogs
Situated on a quiet, residential street, this property is set across three floors and offers an amazing family home. On the ground floor is an entrance hall, downstairs bedroom or study, and a spacious kitchen with a dining room leading out into a spacious garden. The first floor is made up of a bright and airy living room complete with a balcony that overlooks the garden, a double bedroom and a family bathroom, which has been recently refurbished. On the second floor, there’s a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and another double bedroom.
The garden is a fantastic size for a city property, it may need a little bit of work to transform it into an appealing space, but it’s large enough to have some incredible potential. It’s long and fairly wide, and although currently rather sparse, with a little work and some smart design it could become an amazing outdoor space that is private, tranquil and calm.