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London Square launches development of 90 stylish apartments and family houses in Orpington

21st April 2017

The gated development of 32 private one and two bedroom apartments and 58 private three and four bedroom houses are situated within 6.3 acres of idyllic green space, within the former grounds of locally listed building, Bassetts House, now developed into apartments by London Square. Despite the pastoral setting, residents of London Square Orpington can nonetheless benefit from a Zone 6 location, with train services running from Orpington station, one mile from the development*, to London Charing Cross from just 27 minutes.

The contemporary homes are situated around Bassetts Pond and its natural wildlife, with the mature trees growing throughout the development’s grounds allowing residents green, leafy views. The architecture of the homes has been influenced by the vernacular of traditional Kent villages, with pretty gables, mews style houses and rendering contributing to a rural feel. The properties nonetheless offer the full collection of contemporary features from which a modern home benefits, including designer kitchens, integrated appliances, an excellent standard of finish in the bathrooms and double glazed windows throughout.

The houses have been designed with modern family living in mind, with an open-plan family kitchen and dining room and a separate living room which benefits from either a bay window or patio doors leading to the private garden. The bedrooms are generously proportioned, with some including a balcony and all master bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. All houses come with allocated parking within the gated development and a private garden with shed.

The apartments are situated within boutique blocks, with two to five homes per building.  The majority of two bedroom apartments benefit from two double bedrooms with ensuite to the master bedroom, making them ideal homes for professional sharers and a lucrative investment opportunity. All apartments are complemented by either a balcony or terrace.

Orpington is a key commuter spot in Zone 6 within the London borough of Bromley.  The town itself offers a wealth of amenities from fine dining to gastropubs, gyms and nearby golf courses, with a lively high street that also has a popular traditional market three times a week. Just off of the high street, The Priory is a medieval hall house surrounded by Victorian gardens, laid out in an antique style, forming a graceful public park that is the town’s best-kept secret. Bromley is also just four miles away, with Intu Bromley providing one of the largest shopping centres in the South East. The development is similarly well-placed for the local amenities of Locksbottom and Farnborough Village.  The development is bordered by Darrick Wood Junior School (mixed, years 3-6), rated “good” by Ofsted, Darrick Wood School (mixed, years 7-13), rated “outstanding” by Ofsted and a holder of the World Class Schools Quality Mark and Newstead Wood School (girls, years 7-13), rated “outstanding” by Ofsted. Nearby St Olave’s Grammar School, also rated “outstanding” by Ofsted, proves a popular secondary option for boys. 

Rebecca Littler, Sales & Marketing Director at London Square, comments: “Following the sales success at London Square Bassetts House, we are delighted to be launching this new collection of homes in the historic grounds of this restored locally listed property. London Square Orpington will be a true community, which we expect to prove popular with both young professionals impressed by the commute time to the capital and families; keen to take advantage of the green spaces and excellent schooling Orpington has to offer.”

Prices start at £310,000 for a one bedroom apartment, £625,000 for a three bedroom house and £670,000 for a four bedroom house

London Square Orpington