Deptford

Estate Agents in Deptford, SE8

Alex Neil have acted as Estate Agents in Deptford, SE8 for over 35 years and are one of the most experienced in the area. Deptford is located within the London Borough of Lewisham, south east London. It has a strong south London identity and is immersed in history, with Deptford Railway Station being one of the oldest in the world.

From the mid-16th century to the late 19th century Deptford housed the first Royal Navy Dockyard, Deptford Dockyard. This area was also where the adventurer Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I. Foreshore, Deptford near Pepys Park is home to a Grade II listed Georgian building converted into attractive apartments sitting aside the River Thames.

These days Deptford attracts creative types and professionals, there is a community of artists based in studios around Creekside. The area has a mixture of social housing and new flats, and you can still find 17th century cottages, 18th century houses with carved wooden porches. Victorian terraced properties can be found in Scawen road adjacent to Deptford Park. Deptford property prices cover many levels with options available for first-time buyers and rising upwards from there.

Deptford station has regular trains passing through bound for London Bridge and Cannon Street so great access to wider London. Deptford Bridge in Zone 2 and 3 is a Docklands Light Railway station and provides access to Heron Quays, a few minutes’ walk from Canary Wharf and ideal for commuters. There are also many different bus routes towards Lewisham, Surrey Quays and beyond.

Interesting historic roots and good transport links makes Deptford a highly sought place to live. Neighbouring Greenwich and Surrey Quays carry higher price points and Deptford can offer an interesting alternative for buyers and tenants to consider.

If you’re looking to find out the value of your home, wish to purchase, sell or rent a property then our highly motivated look forward to hearing from you. Keep up to date with our latest news, area insight and market comment by visiting our blog.

You could also consider neighbouring areas New Cross, Rotherhithe and Bermondsey as alternatives 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.