RENAISSANCE

Price: £181,000

This second floor, one-bedroom flat comprises 470 square feet, including a private balcony. It is situated in a development with landscaped gardens, opposite Lewisham DLR station. It was designed in collaboration with artist Phil Coy whose signature feature is the development’s eye-catching coloured glass exterior.

Contact: Barratt Homes on 084 5871 0005 or go to www.barratthomes.
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BOYNE ROAD

Price: £550,000

This three bedroomed house offers period charm and spacious living. It comprises of a bright reception room with a bay-fronted window and fireplace, separate dining room with a set of oversized French doors leading to the reception room, a kitchen-breakfast room with access to the garden, airy master bedroom, two further double bedrooms, and a bathroom with a separate shower cubicle.

Contact: Foxtons on 020 8432 7200 or go to www.foxtons.co.uk

CALIFORNIA BUILDING

Price: £249,950

This one-bedroom first floor flat’s biggest selling point is its private terrace. It has a reception area, open-plan kitchen and bathroom. The development has a communal gym, swimming pool and a number of restaurants and bars.

Contact: Foxtons on 020 8432 7200 or go to www.foxtons.co.uk

RIVA

Price: £187,500 or £150,000 with the FirstBuy initiative.

This one-bedroom flat has an open-plan kitchen and dining area with a balcony, bedroom and separate bathroom. The apartment is available to buy with the government-backed FirstBuy initiative, designed to help first time buyers onto the property ladder.

Contact: Crest Nicholson on 0845 694 9206 or go to www.crestnicholson.com/riva.

NEED TO KNOW | AREA INSIGHT

Commuting: Commuting to the City from Lewisham takes 25mins from Ladywell Rail Station, arriving in London Bridge. Canary Wharf isn’t difficult to reach either. A train from Lewisham DLR Station arrives in Canary Wharf in 20mins.

Education: There are a couple of great schools in Lewisham. The pupils at the independent schools St Dunstan's College and Sydenham High School both achieve excellent results.