Estate Agents in Lee - Area Guide

Estate Agents in Lee, SE12

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

Lee is located within the London Borough of Lewisham and Travelcard Zone 3 and is sometimes referred to 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 a 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 a further house-building projects at the crossroads Hither Green and Lee. Modern day Lee is centred on Lee railway station, which is serviced by regular trains into Charing Cross, connections can be made at Lewisham for the DLR to Greenwich and Canary Wharf.

Lee is filled with Victorian, Edwardian, pre-war and post-war housing as well as new developments. Its transport links to and from central London makes it a popular option for city workers to live relatively close to work whilst surrounded by greenery.

House prices are more attractive than nearby Blackheath, there are good local schools, an abundance of 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.
Shopping and dining in Lee revolve mostly around local parades of independent shops and cafeterias. For a wider choice of High Street options nearby Lewisham town centre, Blackheath Village prove popular choices, Bluewater Shopping Centre can be reached on most days following 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. 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 the sales or rental value of your property we are the estate agent to call. Other local areas that you may wish to consider are explored 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.