Crest Nicholson has launched its luxury-focussed SE1 portfolio with properties housed in a former Victorian flour mill.

The Southwark building has been converted into Valentine Place, a collection of 42 apartments, penthouses and duplexes a well as a five freehold mews houses.

There will also be 19 affordable homes, 24,000sq ft of commercial space and communal courtyard garden.

The house builder has maintained a link to the site’s heritage by preserving it the building’s original facade.

Sales and Marketing Director at Crest Nicholson Julia Reynolds said: “Valentine Place is one of Crest Nicholson’s most prestigious developments and we’re excited about the start of the launch of our hotly anticipated SE1 portfolio.

“We’re expecting strong interest in these homes, which offer the unique opportunity to purchase quality properties in Zone One of central London and include sought-after freehold townhouses.

“Valentine Place will attract buyers and investors that are looking for the highest quality homes in the heart of London’s cultural quarter.”

The new homes sit in a Zone One location a short stroll from Southwark, Waterloo and London Bridge stations.

Borough Market will cater to home-hunting foodies while buyers fond of culture can make the most of venues including the Old Vic Theatre and Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank.

Julia said: “We look forward to meeting prospective buyers at our new sales and marketing suite, and encourage house hunters to stop by and find out a little bit more about the homes on offer at Valentine Place and the Crest Nicholson SE1 portfolio as a whole.”

Prices at Valentine Place start at £730,000 and first completions are due in late summer 2016.

To register an interest, call 020 3640 7577.

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