In a slightly elevated position thereby enjoying far reaching views, a fine detached Edwardian villa dating from 1906. Set in a convenient position within walking distance of local amenities including Kenley Station, the house displays many architectural features of the period. These include original leaded light windows with wrought iron locks - some with coloured glass - intricate brass door furniture, deep skirting boards, oak parquet flooring to the hall, drawing and sitting room, painted staircase balustrades with heart shaped detailing and some period fireplaces. The accommodation is laid out over three floors together with a cellar. The gracious reception rooms lead off from the reception hall and include the drawing room, which enjoys a dual aspect from the unusual, large corner bay window, allowing for views over the gardens. The kitchen and breakfast room are separated by a central chimney with fireplace (closed off) and furnished with contemporary style wall and floor cabinets with space for a range cooker and an American style fridge freezer.
Bedrooms are arranged over the first floor. The master suite has fitted wardrobes, an en-suite bathroom and views of the gardens and beyond via the corner bay window, whilst there are four other first floor bedrooms, three of which have hand basins, serviced by a family bathroom. The second floor is given over to a pine clad playroom with an adjoin study together with a walk-in storeroom.
Hayes Lane is a popular residential road in a convenient location with a pleasant walk to Kenley, which has local shops and a station. Schools nearby include Hayes Primary, Caterham and Woldingham School for Girls. Purley is about one and a half miles away and has a good range of shops including a supermarket, library, restaurants and access to superstore shopping on the Purley Way. The M25 is easily accessible via the nearby A22 and junction 6 at Godstone.
There is a paved drive and parking area in front of the house. A former coach house provides tandem parking, whilst a former stable retains the original cobbled floor and iron corner hay and water dispenser. The gardens are a feature of the property with tall, majestic trees including a spreading Canadian Cedar, mature hedging, colourful shrubs and herbaceous borders, which have an irrigation system, as well as areas of level lawn.Terracing traverses the rear of the house and there is a small courtyard area with a gardener’s WC. In total the plot extends to approximately 0.64 acres (0.26 hectares).
Handsome Edwardian family home
Far reaching views
Lovely mature gardens
Walking distance of a station with connections to London (0.4 miles)