Area Guide by Estate Agents in Lee SE12

Estate Agents in Lee, SE12

When you require the services of estate agents in Lee, SE12, we are an excellent choice. Alex Neil was established in 1984 and had a very successful history of selling and letting property in Lee and SE12.

Area Guide: Lee is located within the London Borough of Lewisham and Travelcard Zone 3 and is also known as Lee Green.1086’s The Domesday Book describes Lee as a ‘small area of cultivation set in extensive woodland’. The earliest map available (1740) shows about a dozen houses clustered around a triangular village green and surrounded by fields.

1866 saw the opening of Lee station and was accompanied by further house-building projects at the crossroads Hither Green and Lee. Lee railway station has regular trains into Charing Cross and is ideal for commuters. Connections can be made at Lewisham for the DLR to Greenwich and further north to Canary Wharf.

Lee has Victorian, Edwardian, pre and post-war housing that rub shoulders with new developments. Its transport links to and from central London make it a popular option for city workers to live relatively close to work whilst surrounded by greenery.

Terraced houses typical of Lee SE12

House prices are more attractive than in nearby Blackheath. However, there are good local schools, abundant parks, and a strong sense of community. Manor House Gardens offers over 3.3 hectares of public parkland and gardens with a charming ornamental pond, flower garden and cafe.
Lee's shopping and dining revolve mostly around local parades of independent shops and cafeterias. Blackheath Village proves a popular choice for a more comprehensive selection of High Street options nearby Lewisham town centre. Bluewater Shopping Centre is a 20-minute drive along the A2.

Lee and Hither Green are the two local main railway stations, with trains stopping at London Bridge and Waterloo East. Blackheath station is also within walking distance for residents north of Lee High Road. In addition, there are various bus routes around the area, along with access to A2 and A20 for car drivers.

If you are looking to find estate agents in Lee and your property's sales or rental value, we are the estate agent to call. We explore other areas in our Catford SE6 Area Guide, Hither Green SE13 Area Guide, Lewisham SE13 Area Guide, Deptford SE8 Area Guide, New Cross SE14 Area Guide, Bermondsey SE1 Area Guide, Rotherhithe SE16 Area Guide and Surrey Quays SE16 Area Guide.


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.