Distances are calculated in a straight line and may not reflect actual travel distance.
The property was built in 1914 and has been modernised by the present owners but still retains the features typical of the period such as beautiful Art Deco designed leaded windows, original fireplaces, picture rails and bay windows. In the entrance hall there is a parquet wooden floor, limestone fireplace and a substantial solid oak staircase with beautiful stained glass window. The reception rooms all face south towards the garden and this includes a breakfast room, an elegant dining room with stone fireplace and a triple aspect sitting room which has a recessed beamed fireplace with ornate over mantel and twin stained glass windows. There is a modern kitchen with granite work surfaces fitted with a good range of wood fronted units and integrated De Dietrich induction hob, Siemens double oven, Neff micro/oven, waste disposal, pull out larder and full height fridge/freezer. The adjacent utility room has space for appliances and garage access. The upstairs accommodation comprises of 6 bedrooms including the master suite, which has extensive wardrobes and a spacious ensuite bath / shower room. A modern bathroom completes the accommodation on this floor.
Of particular note is a seperate detached building which has a WC and a fully equipped bar with granite worktop currently used as a games room but which would make an ideal home office or potential annexe (subject to usual consents)
Occupying a larger than average plot which backs onto Purley Beeches, the property has a superb location on a sought after residential road within walking distance of Purley Oaks and Sanderstead Stations (both approx 0.5 miles by foot) have direct train services to London Bridge (from 24 mins) and Victoria (from 26 mins). The M25 is about 20 minutes and nearby are highly recommended independent schools including Whitfgift, Woldingham, Trinity, Croydon High and Royal Russell. Sanderstead has its own rugby, football, cricket, tennis clubs with golf clubs at Purley Downs and Croham Hurst.
A highlight of the property is the delightful landscaped garden, which totals an impressive 0.73 acres and offers a high degree of seclusion. With a wide frontage onto Purley Oaks Road and approached by an in and out carriageway drive, which turns around a well-kept front garden with flower-beds, mature shrubs and a semi circular lawn. There are three garages with electric doors and useful direct access to the utility room. Double opening doors from the Sitting room open out onto a shingle pathway leading to two areas of terrace providing an ideal entertaining space. The lawns are well manicured and surrounded by colourful and mature shrubs and borders. Brick edged paths lead beyond this to a woodland garden with playhouse and 2 sheds which is an ideal place for children to play.
2 Bathrooms (1 Ensuite)
4 Reception Rooms including Entrance Hall
Detached games room/home-office/annexe
Landscaped grounds of 0.73 acres
4058 Sq Ft (including annexe)
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