Local Mitcham Landmark Restored to Former Glory

The covers have come off a beautifully refurbished former school building in Mitcham, Surrey. Crest Nicholson has lovingly renovated and converted the listed former Rowan High School building into 21 elegant one and two bedroom apartments and duplexes, restoring and retaining a range of attractive period features.

With a traditional Georgian red brick exterior, internally the apartments feature traditional sash windows and high ceilings creating large, light and bright living spaces containing contemporary open plan interiors, perfect for modern living.

Christine Tiernan, Sales and Marketing Director, Crest Nicholson South, comments: “This beautiful building is a much loved feature of the local area and it’s fantastic to see it restored to its former glory. We’ve been inundated with enquiries from potential purchasers prior to the launch of these apartments, especially from buyers form the local area who are familiar with the school as a local landmark and are keen to buy a slice of local history.

“These new homes are incomparable to virtually anything else on the market in the local area, combining the best of traditional architecture with a home that has been designed to meet the needs to modern purchasers. The restored school building is set amongst beautifully landscaped parkland and is complemented by the surrounding contemporary houses that are another striking feature of the development. Rowan Park benefits from an excellent location close to public transport links giving easy access to central London as well as the attractions of the Mitcham area which means the apartments will have strong appeal for a wide range of purchasers.”

Two bedroom apartments include en-suite bathrooms to the master bedroom and all apartments include built in wardrobes and have fully fitted, high specification contemporary kitchens and bathrooms

Mitcham, located about nine miles from central London, has much to offer in the form of shopping and leisure, making it a great choice for both families and commuters. A small shopping centre is located conveniently nearby on the nearby Rowan Road and Manor Road, and nearby Wimbledon has excellent shopping and numerous restaurants on The Broadway, with luxury brands and chic eateries in Wimbledon village. The Canons Leisure Centre in Mitcham has a swimming pool and facilities for all kinds of sport and fitness. Mitcham has long been popular with parents for its wide choice of state primary and secondary schools, several within easy reach of Rowan Park.

Rowan Park is ideal for commuters, with great links to central London, and is also within easy reach of much of the South West. Mitcham Eastfields station is within walking distance from Rowan Park with direct services to Victoria and Blackfriars. There are also bus services to nearby Norbury station, with trains to Victoria and London Bridge taking less than half an hour. Mitcham Junction station also offers handy connections to the Thameslink network including Wimbledon, Blackfriars and Kings Cross. By car, the A23, about a mile from Rowan Park, is a major route into and out of London, joining with the M25 and the M23 at junction 7, meaning both Heathrow and Gatwick Airports are within easy reach.

Prices start at £179,950 for a one bedroom apartment. For more information, please contact Crest Nicholson’s on site Sales Advisors on 0870 750 8403 or rowanpark@crestnicholson.com, or visit www.crestnicholson.com/rowanpark.

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