Boxing it up

Yesterday marked the start of David packing. August for us is quite a busy month; with planned drinks and birthdays, to a week long trip to Glasgow followed by a weekend in Portsmouth. That means that with the moving date being September 6th, the big day is going to creep up faster than you can…

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Parqueting spaces

It’s only once something gets cleaned do you really appreciate it. After spending a Saturday afternoon giving Mark’s flat a deep clean, we couldn’t help but notice how well the floor comes up after a bit of a hoover and mop. Parquet flooring is the kind of design feature that is sometimes overlooked because you…

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Three’s a crowd, six is a freak show

Walking past local curry house The Cardamon Club in Tooting we notice a poster in the window. It’s a flat, so naturally, eyes peeled we investigate further. It’s a three (generously sized) double bedroom flat located above the Indian takeaway. We ask for further information and find that it’s a newly refurbished, furnished, two storey…

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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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Fishing for a winner

With money on our mind, we were eager to see what we could get if we expanded our radius nearer towards Tooting Broadway. We had not really considered this side of the area because we don’t know it all too well and because the Balham side is just that little bit closer to work. Having…

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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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