2-bed and 4-bed townhouses in Abbey Wood, south east London Currently Full

The Abbey Wood area, in south east London, is close to Greenwich and Bexley, and within a 10 minute walk of several parks. Plumstead and Woolwich high streets are a short bus ride away, and there are also convenient connections to central London within half an hour from Abbey Wood train station.

 

What are the properties?: A variety of 2-bed and 4-bed townhouses.

Monthly cost: £564pcm for sole occupancy or £282pcm for two people sharing. Prices exclude council tax and utilities.

Location: Thamesmead, SE2

Transport links: Abbey Wood train station, 10-15 minutes’ walk

Top features

  • Part of the iconic 1960s brutalist development of Thamesmead
  • Many of the townhouses benefit from gardens and balconies at the back or at the front of the property
  • Light and spacious rooms with large windows letting in plenty of natural light
  • Close to local nature reserve with lots of woodland and nature trails
  • Wide array of shops and amenities on Plumstead and Woolwich high streets are 20 minutes away by bus

The properties

Spaces: The 2-bed townhouses are set over three floors and have two living rooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and two double bedrooms. The 4-bed townhouse consists of four large en-suite bedrooms and a shared kitchen on the ground floor. 

Outdoor space: Some of the townhouses have private gardens and balconies at the back of the properties, while many also have green space at the front – perfect for enjoying your morning coffee and breakfast. 

Parking: There are many on street parking spots available, however, a permit is required.

Parks and nature reserves

The area is leafy and you will find a spacious green under five minutes away from the properties. The wide open spaces of Southmere Park are a short 10 minute stroll, and within half an hour’s walk you can reach Crossness Nature Reserve. 

If you head in the opposite direction, a walk through Lesnes Abbey Woods Local Nature Reserve will leave you feeling far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its many woodlands and nature trails are perfect  for enjoying the warmer months ahead. Here you can also visit the remains of Lesnes Abbey, a former cathedral.

Local shops and services

Within 10 minutes’ walk you’ll reach a large Lidl and Sainsbury’s, as well as Thamesmead Gym, Abbey Wood surgery and dental clinics, a chemist and Thamesmead Library. The area is well served by regular bus links towards Plumstead and Woolwich, reached within 15-30 minutes. These bustling high streets are lined with bakeries, coffee shops and restaurants. 

Top picks are The Taproom just off Station Way, Woolwich, offering craft ales and stone baked pizzas; Fusion Woolwich for fresh Chinese food made to order; French artisan bakery and patisserie, Boulangerie Jade on Major Draper Street and Dial Arch, a lovingly restored 18th century armoury now serving craft ales and gastro bites.   

Around Powis Street you’ll find a TK Maxx;  Primark; Argos; Specsavers; Sabina Hair & Cosmetics; Holland & Barrett; Poundland; Savers Health & Beauty and H&S Halal Meat Market. There is also Santander; Lloyds; Natwest and Halifax. 

In and around Plumstead High Street you can access a Screwfix; Iceland Foods; GM Garden centre; Ghosia Mosque and Greenwich Hindu Temple. 

Travel and transport

  • Abbey Wood train station: 10-15 minutes’ walk
  • London Bridge: 30 minutes via Abbey Wood train station
  • Bus links within 1 minute walking distance: 180 to Plumstead, Woolwich, Lewisham and Greenwich
  • Woolwich Arsenal DLR station: 20 minutes by bus
  • A2 and M25: 15-20 minutes’ drive

The properties provide convenient connections into central London. From Abbey Wood train station, you can catch trains regularly to London Bridge in just 30 minutes. The wide array of shops and eateries in Plumstead and Woolwich can be accessed via the 180 bus on Yarnton Way within 20 minutes – you can also take this bus towards Greenwich and Lewisham. There is also swift access onto the M25 via the A2 in 20 minutes’ drive. 

How to apply

If you want to be the first to find out more about our spaces available in Abbey Wood and attend virtual viewings, take our guardian quiz today to start the application process.

Popular Volunteering at this Location

Dot Dot Dot supports all of its guardians to volunteer at least 16 hours every month for good causes. Take a look at some of the volunteering opportunities in this area.
  • Thames 21: You can get involved in river clean-ups, leading groups to tidy areas around the Thames. They're really focused on making a positive impact on the environment.
  • Crossness Engines: The site is a historic victorian pumping station that provides educational days out for school children as well as preserving an important piece of history. A mix of gardening, event coordination and more specialised volunteering are all welcome.

Fees & Costs

  • 2-bed townhouse: £564pcm for sole occupancy or £282pcm for two people sharing. Prices exclude council tax and utilities.
  • En-suite double room in 4-bed townhouse: £330pcm (only available for sole occupancy). Prices include council tax and utilities.
  • Refundable security payment (equivalent of five weeks’ fees): £325-651 depending on the property and how many people are living there
  • There are no other costs and fees.
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