At Chalk Street we want to ensure we can cater to all forms of buyers and sellers. Our roundup this month includes properties that are perfect for families, investors, and first-time buyers. Last week we published an article about how well connected Havering is, so we’ll also be providing some context on these travel links in action. We’ve highlighted the following four properties from our catalogue that best take advantage of this.

1.) Herbert Road, Emerson Park

Located just a 5 minute walk away from Emerson Park Station, Herbert Road is perfect for those who want to commute using the District Line, Crossrail or C2C line. These travel links provide access to the heart of London in 30-40 minutes, and its close proximity to the station means you’ll never have to worry about parking before getting the train.

This spacious 4 bedroom detached home is offered for sale with no onward chain. It presents an impressive sized accommodation with 4 reception rooms to the ground floor, utility room, and also a double width garage with ample parking space for vehicles. This property is ideal for a family home. The surrounding area has a feeling of community about it and the large, reasonably quiet roads mean that it’s even safer for children.

Emerson Park Academy, the local secondary school, is less than a mile away with an Ofsted rating of Good. For older teenagers, both the Havering Sixth Form College & the Havering College of Further & Higher Education are less than 2 miles away.

This property is on the market for £1,250,000. If you’d like more information, contact us on 01708 922837 or click here.

2.)  Billet Lane, Hornchurch

If you’re a first-time buyer looking to make your debut on the property ladder, then our apartment Eleanor Court may be just for you. Located just a 2 minute walk away from Emerson Park Station, it has incredible access to London through the District Line, Crossrail or C2C line. A short stroll into Hornchurch town centre will uncover a multitude of shops and restaurants to enjoy, as well as a supermarket that’s within walking distance. If that’s not enough – a bus stop a few metres from the property also provides easy access to Lakeside shopping centre via the 370 route.

This modern 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom top floor apartment is beautifully presented and benefits from a large open plan living area with a modern fitted kitchen and granite work surfaces. Comprising of only six apartments, this quiet development has the advantage of secure external parking and entry phone system.

If you’re looking for a flat share or an investment to rent out, Eleanor Court provides a perfect example of what you should be looking for – the close travel links into the city appeals to young people who are more likely to rent, and the fact that the apartment contains two bathrooms is a made to measure fit for flat shares.

This property is on the market for £290,000. If you’d like more information, contact us on 01708 922837 or click here.

3.)  Carlton Road, Gidea Park

Just a stone’s throw from Gidea Park Station is this beautifully presented, extended three bedroom, semi-detached family home. This property benefits from a 2-minute walk to the new Crossrail line, giving it improved access to central London, as well as making the property a potential lucrative investment opportunity.

Its location in Gidea Park means that it’s set back from the hustle and bustle of Romford, whilst still maintaining easy access to it via bus routes or a single stop on the train. The property should also catch the eye of those looking for a family home. Located less than a mile down the road is two of Havering’s most famous parks – Lodge Farm Park & Raphaels Park, offering community events, playgrounds, food and drink facilities and various spaces for different sports.

The property itself benefits from a large open plan lounge/diner, ground floor WC and modern kitchen overlooking a well-kept rear garden measuring approximately 100ft in depth. The large double-glazed bay windows flood the superbly decorated home with natural light, giving an airy feel throughout. Externally, the front driveway has room for two cars whilst a large detached garage is accessible via a shared driveway.

This property is on the market for £500,000. If you’d like more information, contact us on 01708 922837 or click here.

4.)  Shepherds Hill, Harold Wood

Shepherds Hill is located less than half a mile from the Harold Wood station but enjoys the luxury of being set back far enough that train noise is not an issue. The station itself is located on the soon to be Crossrail line, providing direct access into the city.

This extended 4 bedroom semi detached house is offered for sale with no onward chain. Features include en-suite to master bedroom, ground floor W/C, utility room, off street parking and detached garage to rear. This spacious property is ideal for families who are looking to move in with peace of mind that they have little to no work to do, as it has been refurbished throughout with the front and rear gardens in the process of being newly landscaped before sale. If you’re looking for a home with excellent travel links, close proximity to the train station, and space to relax at local green areas, then this property is for you.

This property is on the market for £625,000. If you’d like more information, contact us on 01708 922837 or click here.