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SAFFRON SQUARE

Price: From £182,500 for one-bedroom to £640,000 for three-bedroom with balcony

Saffron Square will be over 22,000 square feet of new apartment and retail buildings, all set in a new public square, landscaped and with water features. There will be 715 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. Contact Knight Frank on 020 7861 5499

BIRDHURST RISE

Price: £500,000

A detached six bedroom period offering a wealth of character and featuring five double bedrooms, a large kitchen breakfast room, two further reception rooms, utility room, downstairs cloak room and two bathrooms. There are also extensive cellars, a secluded garden extending to approximately 50ft and off street parking for two cars. Contact Bairstow Eves on 0208 688 5577

TEMPLE ROAD

Price: £525,000

A detached double fronted five bedroom property situated within easy reach of South Croydon Station. It has a kitchen, two bay fronted reception rooms, three bathrooms and sauna. Also features south facing rear garden, off street parking and a detached garage. Contact Bairstow Eves on 0208 688 5577

NEED TO KNOW | AREA INSIGHT
Commuting: Croydon East, one of London’s busiest rail stations, is just a 15 minute ride to London Bridge Station, making it an ideal commuting spot for City workers. The station also runs regular services to most major destinations.

Education: There are a plethora of local schools, both state, private and denominational. Fee-paying school Old Palace of John Whitgift generally sees between 97 and 100 per cent of pupils achieve five or more GCSEs at grades of C or higher.