Around seven miles from central London, Honor Oak is an up and coming residential area in the south east of London. Named after an event in 1602 when Elizabeth I picnicked with Sir Richard Bulkeley under an oak tree at the summit of the Hill. The tree came to be known as the Oak of Honor.
Our Dexters Estate Agents in Honor Oak are local property experts who can help find you and your family the perfect home. Here are some helpful guides on everything you need to know about living in this popular neighbourhood:
Honor Oak offers an assortment of restaurants, coffee shops, and charming gift shops.
Surrounded by green spaces, Honor Oak is defined by the park of One Tree Hill offering seven hectares of land with a beautiful woodland nature reserve. Framed by foliage, the views of London are incredible as you can see the landmarks of London amidst the greenery.
Founded in 1912, Aquarius Golf Club is a unique nine-hole golf course, sitting at the end of Beechcroft Reservoir, which holds 55 million gallons of water. The ideal location for an avid golfer.
Honor Oak is also home to a number of schools, providing education for children from nursery age to secondary school. Some of the schools in the Honor Oak area include:
Stillness Infant School
Stillness Junior School
Kilmorie Primary School
Prendergast Ladywell School
Situated in Zone 3, Honor Oak has a reliable trainline service. With the London Overground going to Highbury & Islington, Crystal Palace and West Croydon.
Bus routes to and from Honor Oak are regular and include numbers P4 (to Lewisham), 63 (to King’s Cross) and P12 (to Surrey Quays).
Living in Honor Oak
Whether you are looking to rent or buy, Honor Oak has a range of period and modern properties. Honor Oak is a desirable area for families looking for large semi-detached Edwardian and Victorian properties.
Contact your local experts at Dexters Honor Oak Estate Agents who will be more than happy to help you find the perfect property.