"The communal areas are excellent, with vertical tiles and orange doors that echo the building’s joyful exterior."
This well proportioned one bedroom flat is located in the award-winning Garland Court, designed by the renowned architects de Rijke Marsh Morgan (dRMM). The practice aspires to ‘create homes with identity, imbuing them with domestic joy through colour, wit and imagination’. Thoughtfully designed with a large balcony, the flat is well located on a quiet street in Elephant & Castle.
The flat has a bright open-plan living space and kitchen, with floor to ceiling windows leading onto the south-facing balcony with views over the rooftops. There is a double bedroom with inbuilt storage, bathroom and hallway. Garland Court has communal south-facing gardens, while in front of the building are newly finished landscaped courtyards with mature trees. The communal areas are excellent, with vertical tiles and orange doors that echo the building’s joyful exterior. The flat is well positioned within the block, and is served by a lift.
Built in 2006 as the pilot project for the Elephant & Castle Regeneration masterplan, Garland Court successfully integrates private and social housing. Bridging a gap between Victorian terraces and Walworth Town Hall, the building is comprised of four blocks in distinctive yellow, orange and vermilion connected by glass sections. The project was shortlisted for an RIBA Award, and the Grand Designs Magazine Awards, and won dRMM the award for the BD Social Housing Architect of the Year 2006.
Elephant & Castle has seen significant development in recent years and has a growing restaurant scene including a new outpost of much-loved Theo’s Pizzeria, newly opened Diogenes the Dog wine bar and Louie Louie on Walworth Road. Recently re-landscaped Burgess Park, East Street Market, Borough Market and the River Thames are all within easy walking distance.
Wansey street is a five-minute walk from both Elephant & Castle Underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines) and the Overground station which runs to south London and Kent. The area is also exceptionally well served by buses and cycle lanes and superhighways.
Lease Length: approx. 113 years
Service Charge: approx. £1,356 per annum
Ground Rent: approx. £200 per annum
Please note that all areas, measurements and distances given in these particulars are approximate and rounded. The text, photographs and floor plans are for general guidance only. The Modern House has not tested any services, appliances or specific fittings — prospective purchasers are advised to inspect the property themselves. All fixtures, fittings and furniture not specifically itemised within these particulars are deemed removable by the vendor.