Parkleys, Ham Common, Ham, Richmond TW10


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A two bedroom ground floor apartment in this sought after Conservation Area development offering the preferred configuration with a Lounge/Dining Room over 16ft x 12ft facing the lovely gardens and with the benefit of French doors out to a patio.

Offered with the advantages of vacant possession and no onward chain plus a share of the freehold.

Main bedroom with two inbuilt cupboards : Double aspect second bedroom.

Gas central heating system with a condensing Valliant boiler.

Fitted kitchen with a Bosch hob, hood and inbuilt Bosch oven.

Overlooking a lawned area with trees and shrubs, yet only moments from all the shops and facilities on Ham Parade, 24 hour bus services to central Richmond and Kingston and the open spaces of Ham Common.

Parkleys has been Grade II listed by English Heritage for its iconic status as the first ‘Span’ development by noted architect Eric Lyons.

Communal entrance:

Communal area leading to entrance door to …

entrance hall:

Radiator and reeded glass light through to…

lounge/dining room: Abt. 16ft 1ins x 12ft 5ins (4.89m x 3.78m)

Radiator, coving, windows to front garden aspect and French doors to patio.

Kitchen: Abt. 8ft 11ins x 8ft 3ins (2.73m x 2.52m)

Units at eye and base level, worktops, inset sink unit, Bosch hob and fitted hood over, inbuilt Bosch oven, spaces for upright fridge freezer, slimline dishwasher and washing machine, windows to rear, tiled floor.

Door from reception room into ...

Inner lobby:

Door to shallow cupboard and doors to bathroom & bedrooms.

Bedroom one: Abt. 12ft 5ins x 12ft 2ins (3.79m x 3.70m)

Room width windows to garden aspect, laminate floor, double doors to store/airing cupboard with slatted shelf, bifold doors to wardrobe cupboard, radiator.

Double aspect bedroom two: Abt. 10ft x 6ft 11ins (3.06m x 2.10m)

Windows to rear and side garden aspects, radiator, double doors to inbuilt cupboard in addition to room dimensions.


Walk in shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin with fitted light and mirror over, WC, frosted window, heated towel rail, tiled floor, frosted window.

Outside: Patio and communal gardens.

Store/drying room: (off the communal hall) Also housing the combi boiler.


£600per quarter to include building insurance, communal lighting and cleaning, general maintenance and repairs, gardening and external window cleaning.


Freehold held in common by the residents with an assigned Lease of 999 years from 1982.


The French doors lead out to a small paved patio. We would like viewers to note the patio is not technically part of the

demise of the flat, but effectively in practice it has been used solely by the occupants of this flat.

Parkleys is Grade II listed by English Heritage for its architectural interest as the first major ‘Span’ development by architect Eric Lyons (1902-1980) (President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (riba) 1975-1977). He worked under Walter Gropius (founder of the Bauhaus) and became noted for forward looking developments with signature attention to landscape and community development, and a combination of modernism with more traditional elements like tile hanging and stock brick. Beginning with Parkleys in 1955-6, his practice collected many awards and even as recently as 2005, Span received a special Housing Design Award given to schemes that meet the current Sustainable Communities Plan. For further reading, potential purchasers are directed to Eric Lyons and Span by Barbara Simms, riba Books 2006.

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These particulars are provided as a general outline only for the guidance of intending buyers and do not constitute, or form any part of, an offer or contract. All descriptions, measurements, implications as to usage, references explicit or implied as to condition and permissions for use and occupation, are given in good faith, but prospective buyers must not rely on them as statements or representations of fact and must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. Stated dimensions should not be relied upon for fitting floor coverings, appliances or furniture. None of the services, fittings, appliances, or heating or hot water installations (if any), have been inspected or tested by Mervyn Smith & Co and no warranty can be given as to their working condition.

As a guide to prospective buyers, we have been advised by the vendor regarding the service charge but we have not inspected any accounts and we do not know their terms and conditions. Prospective buyers and their legal advisers will have to establish the exact outgoings and obligations prior to any legal commitment to purchase.

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