CALDERVALE ROAD

Price: £950, 000

On a tree-lined street just a few minutes walk from Clapham Common, this four bedroom family home stretches over 1,800 square feet and has room for extension. The property retains many of its original features. Contact: Douglas & Gordon on 020 8675 4400 or go to www.douglasandgordon.com

CLAPHAM COMMON

Price: £2.45m

Opposite Eagle Pond on Clapham Common, this four-bedroom house has three bathrooms, a double reception room, an open plan kitchen-dining-living area, an office and utility room. It also offers plenty of outdoor space with a back and roof garden. Contact: Knight Frank on 020 8682 7777 or go to www.knightfrank.co.uk

MANOR STREET

Price: £1.15m

This end-of-terrace house has a double reception room, kitchen, separate sitting room, master bedroom with an en suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms, a second bathroom and a private patio garden. The property’s mature front garden provides space for off-street motorbike and bicycle parking. Contact: Marsh & Parsons on 020 7501 3666 or go to www.marshandparsons.co.uk

NEED TO KNOW | AREA INSIGHT

Commuting: Commuting from Clapham to the City is simple. The train from Clapham Common underground station arrives at Bank in 15mins.

Education: The mixed sex, independent Emanuel School in nearby Wandsworth gets great results. Last year, 95 per cent of its pupils scored A*-C at GCSE.