Estate Agents in Blackheath, SE3

Alex Neil have acted as Estate Agents in Blackheath, SE3 for over 35 years and are one of the most experienced in the area. Blackheath is within both the Royal Borough of Greenwich and London Borough of Lewisham. It is one of London’s best recognised and most welcoming neighbourhoods and central to its name and local area geography is the heath itself.

Blackheath Common is a Green Flag award winning, historic and windswept heathland enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. People walk their dogs, fly kites it is a beautiful open space with much to offer, it also borders Greenwich Park.

Central to Blackheath are bars, restaurants cafes and shops along Tranquil Vail, Montpelier Vale and Royal Parade the latter overlooks the heath. Famous pubs nearby include the Hare & Billet and The Princess of Wales. All Saints Church dominates many views across the heath, this picturesque church is central to many photographs.

Many sporting activities take place on the heath, football, rugby, hockey etc it’s popular with runners and walkers too. Alongside its close neighbour Greenwich, Blackheath is also equally famous for being a start point of the London Marathon. Every April tens of thousands of elite and novice runners descend on Blackheath and Greenwich to commence their 26.2 mile journey to the finish line and The Mall.

School of thought as to how Blackheath was so named differ, some point to connections to burial grounds from the Plague/Black Death. Others suggest that the word Blackheath could be taken from Old English words meaning 'dark soil'. Either way, most locals and visitors will agree that Blackheath is very special.

Blackheath Station is in Travelcard Zone 3 and has excellent connections to London Bridge and Charing Cross and provides citywide access for leisure or commuting purposes. Blackheath has a strong sense of community and a typical London Village feel which makes it popular and it’s easy to understand why.

If you need to establish the sales or rental value of your property in Blackheath or you wish to purchase or rent a property here, then Alex Neil Estate Agents are here to help. Keep up to date with our latest news, area insight and market comment by visiting our blog.

You could also consider Greenwich, Deptford, New Cross, Rotherhithe, Surrey Quays and Bermondsey. as alternative areas to live in.


Tenant Information

Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details Alex Neil are members of CMP (client money protect)

Property Redress Scheme Membership details: Alex Neil are members of The Property Ombudsman. Membership number N00018.