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Untapped potential: 7 refurb and development properties

By Jan Moys

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Buyers are increasingly keen to find properties they can add value to through refurbishment or development. These renovation projects also allow buyers to add their personal stamp on a property, unlocking its full potential while creating something unique. Could you transform one of these 7 properties?

Broomwood Road, Between the Commons, SW11

4 bedroom maisonette | £799,950

Perfectly located between Wandsworth and Clapham, this stunning four-bedroom family home offers an outstanding opportunity for an interior refit. Period features, including fireplaces and a dramatic private staircase, provide a blank canvas for a buyer with imagination and the desire to add value.

Crofton Road, Camberwell, SE5

3 bedroom maisonette | £625,000

This three-bedroom home in desirable Camberwell offers great potential for a buyer not wanting to undertake a substantial refurbishment project. The brand new bathroom and modern kitchen make the property easy to live in while other areas are modernised.

Stories Road, Camberwell, SE5

Studio mews house | £595,000

The 926 sq ft of internal space makes this mews house in Camberwell a great opportunity for remodelling (subject to planning permission). A large garden and period features add to the appeal of this unusual home with huge potential.

Madrid Road, Guildford, GU2

1 bedroom building with ground floor space | £525,000

Currently split into business and residential units, this semi-detached building is an attractive investment or development prospect. Planning permission has been granted for a ground floor flat and possible extension.

Ewell Road, Surbiton, KT6

3 bedroom mews house | £650,000

Mews houses continue to attract buyers across the capital, and this spacious example in Surbiton offers a remarkable prospect for development. Planning permission has been granted for a ground floor flat plus two studio flats on the first floor. The addition of mezzanine floors could also be possible pending further investigations of the roof.

Elm Park Road, Chelsea, SW3

3 bedroom apartment | £2,250,000

Set across lower ground and raised ground floors, this magnificent apartment in Chelsea combines a highly desirable location with high ceilings and other period features. Currently offering three double en suite bedrooms and a large kitchen/reception area, planning permission has been granted to extend the property to 1,667 sq ft.

Akerman Road, Surbiton, KT6

3 bedroom house | £795,000

Planning permission has been granted for a 4m rear extension and loft extension for this three-bedroom terraced house. Excellent location for catchments areas of local schools makes this a great home for a growing family in the Surbiton area.

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