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Set in one of the premier roads in Kenley, The Garth is a handsome late Victorian property surrounded by mature and colourful gardens. With period features still in evidence, the substantial accommodation is arranged over three floors together with cellars and is of generous proportions, retaining features of architectural interest such as nineteenth century fireplaces, large sash windows, tall ceilings, solid wood doors and deep skirting boards.
Reception rooms are gracious with fine views over the gardens and lead off from the reception hall which features a hand painted frieze in the Art Nouveau style.
The kitchen/breakfast room is comprehensively fitted with bespoke hand crafted cabinetry in curly birch and American walnut with granite and walnut worktops. Integrated appliances include a Mercury range cooker, dishwasher, fridge and microwave. Of particular note is the elegant drawing room that enjoys a double aspect with large bay window and features a fitted window seat and Victorian cast iron fireplace. In addition there is a sitting room with built in surround sound and elegant dining room with large bay window, Victorian cast iron fireplace and door giving access to the rear garden terrace. Completing the ground floor is a utility room, cloakroom and access to the cellar.
On the first floor are 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom suite has a wall of fitted wardrobes, a separate dressing room with further fitted wardrobes and ensuite bathroom with separate shower cubicle. The second floor gives way to three further generous bedrooms and a bathroom each of which has eaves storage.
Welcomes Road is a very sought after, tree lined private road in Kenley. The property is located about 0.2 miles from Kenley railway station providing services to London Bridge and Victoria in approximately 35 minutes. Kenley is conveniently located for easy road access to the M23 and M25 motorways and there is easy access to shopping and other facilities in Kenley, Purley, Sanderstead and Caterham. There are schools for children of all ages in both the state and private sectors nearby.
Set well back, the house is approached over a tarmac drive. The property is surrounded by areas of level lawn with mature trees and hedging on all sides offering much seclusion. To the rear raised dry stone walled beds are stocked with a variety of shrubs and a south facing terrace traversing the rear of the property is ideal for outdoor entertaining. The garage has been insulated and is equipped with heating, fitted furniture and plumbing, making it a usable workshop.
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