BLACKHEATH, LONDON

ST JOHNS PARK

Price: £3,500,000

This restored Victorian double fronted house is close to Blackheath village and the Heath. It has seven bedrooms, a 20m heated swimming pool under the garden with a viewing gallery and a large back garden and terrace. The driveway is paved with york stone and there is a separate annex associated with the house. Contact: Cluttons on 020 7407 3669 or go to www.cluttons.com

ELLIOT VALE

Price: £2,195,000

Located on a private road in the heart of Blackheath, this six bedroomed house is arranged over three floors. The property comprises of a reception room, large kitchen, laundry room, playroom, master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom, five additional bedrooms, two bathrooms, guest cloakroom, wraparound garden, roof terrace, garage, and driveway parking for three cars. Contact: Foxtons on 020 8432 7200 or go to www.foxtons.co.uk

CLIFTON VILLA

Price: £2,999,950

This Georgian period freehold has come on to the market for the first time in fifty years. It has six bedrooms over four floors, four bathrooms, two of which are en suite, and additional WC, grand reception room, kitchen, dining room, utility room and three additional rooms in the attic suitable for a variety of uses including staff or games rooms Contact: Foxtons on 020 8432 7200 or go to www.foxtons.co.uk

NEED TO KNOW | AREA INSIGHT

Commuting: Blackheath or Westcombe Park overground stations provide quick access into the City. In 12 minutes the train from Blackheath arrives at London Bridge Station. Buses take substantially longer, taking over an hour. Cycling in, however, takes only 40 minutes.

Schools: The area has a number of good independent schools. Blackheath High School, an independent day school for girls aged 3-18 years, consistently scores highly. Blackheath Bluecoat, a co-educational, Church of England state school, also does reasonably well.

Crime: The crime levels in this area are similar to that of the rest of London.

Bars and restaurants: Blackheath has a number of good restaurants including the Chapters restaurant that serves modern European food and the Buenos Aires Cafe that offers a high quality Argentinean menu.