Keeping our eyes on the prize

As we’re looking at our provisional room date in September, we can’t really start looking for our flat just yet. However, we think it’s a good idea to keep one eye on the property market – the rent prices in the Balham and Tooting area in particular. Imagine our dismay at seeing recent headlines such…

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The Holy Trinity…

Ever since Mark moved into his current house in Trinity Road, we’ve loved the area. Handy for the tube, with plenty going on and a good sense of community (not to mention a great local pub!). We spotted this amazing split-level flat on Rightmove, which is actually just along the street from Mark’s current flat.…

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Converting to Victorian…

Controversial as it may be, we actually spotted a Victorian conversion flat outside of Du Cane Court that we really loved. Sticking to the SW17 postcode, this find is quite a quick walk to Tooting Bec Station – ideal for commuting. We also love this flat for its proximity to Tooting Bec Common. With its…

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Fourth Floor Find

We recently spotted another ideal apartment in our favourite apartment building, Du Cane Court. This fourth floor flat would give us a great view, while not making the move in process too hard! We love that the building has a 24-hour porter – what else would you expect from this Art Deco slice of history.…

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Dreaming of Du Cane Court

A stone’s throw from Balham Tube Station, Du Cane Court really is the dream for us. An eight floor Art Deco apartment block, the building has been a feature of South London since it opened in 1937. The building’s distinctive shape meant it was used as a navigational landmark for German pilots during the Second…

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