Estate Agents in Blackheath - Area Guide

Estate Agents in Blackheath, SE3

Alex Neil are an excellent choice as estate agents in Blackheath, SE3. We are a multi-award-winning estate agency and specialise in sales and lettings in Blackheath and SE3.

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, a centrepiece and integral to the area's popularity 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 the bars, restaurants, cafes and shops in 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 depicting the area.

Many sporting activities take place on the heath, football, rugby, hockey etc, it is 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.

Schools of thought about how Blackheath was 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.

House prices vary across the area and can cater for the starter home requirements set by first time buyers. They extend right up to lavish detached houses within established grounds along beautiful tree lined roads. Property styles from many eras are represented in Blackheath, older Victorian properties are complemented by more modern offerings.

Blackheath Station is in Travelcard Zone 3 and has excellent connections to London Bridge and Charing Cross, it 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.

When you need to ascertain the sales or rental value of and wish to appoint an Estate Agents in Blackheath, Alex Neil are here to help.

You could also consider Greenwich SE Area Guide, Deptford SE8 Area Guide, New Cross SE14 Area Guide, Rotherhithe SE16 Area Guide, Surrey Quays SE16 Area Guide and Bermondsey SE1 Area Guide as alternative areas to live in.

Fees

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.