Distances are calculated in a straight line and may not reflect actual travel distance.
Built on a grand scale with rooms of generous proportions and large windows, the house retains many period features but has been sympathetically modernised and tastefully decorated to create a stunning family home. There is a spacious porch with useful cloakroom and shower which leads to a grand hall with oak flooring. The ground floor boasts 4 good sized reception rooms offering flexible living space to suit the needs of any growing family. This includes an impressive spacious drawing room featuring a beautiful stone fireplace and bay windows to both the front and rear. There is a study/sitting room and also an elegant dining room with wooden flooring, kitchen access and a fireplace.
Of particular note is the modern kitchen/diner ideal for family meals which has extensive fitted units. Integrated appliances include a gas hob with extractor, oven and dishwasher. Conveniently located near the kitchen is a second cloakroom, a light and spacious double aspect family room and a utility room. An attractive wooden staircase leads to the first floor which has a particularly wide landing leading to the five double bedrooms, all with lovely views of the grounds. Adjacent to the main bedroom is a modern shower-room with walk-in double shower, part tiled walls and heated towel rail. (This could be re-arranged to create an ensuite - Subject to usual consents. The extremely spacious family bathroom features a modern twin basin unit, heated towel rail and a double shower cubicle
Portley Wood Road is a sought after private residential road opposite Manor Park which offers opportunities for walking on the beautiful North Downs. Caterham town centre is about 2 miles with a wide range of shopping facilities and the M25 and motorway network can be accessed at junction 6 at 3.7 miles distant. There are local schools including a primary school at Whyteleafe, De Stafford, St Francis, Essendene, Caterham and Woldingham School.
Train Services: The stations at Whyteleafe South (0.8 miles) and Upper Warlingham (1.3 miles) provide services to London Bridge and Victoria in approx 25 - 45 mins.
The property is centrally located in delightful mature grounds which offer an unusually high degree of seclusion and a plot totalling 1.4 acres. A long sweeping drive leads to the house and culminates at a parking area for multiple cars. There is a tandem drive-through garage for 4 cars with useful internal access to the family room and side storage.
Spanning the rear and southerly side of the property lies an extensive stone terrace ideal for entertaining in the summer months. The garden also features a mature climbing wisteria, decorative paving circles, a water feature and a south facing courtyard garden ideal for barbecues. From the terrace there are lovely vistas down the garden which has shrubs, flower beds, mature evergreens and trees with a wall to the southern boundary. The property benefits from a heated outdoor swimming pool surrounded by paving and a wooden pool house/changing room
In all the plot extends to about 1.52 acres (0.61 Ha)
TRAIN SERVICES: The stations at Whyteleafe South (0.8 miles) and Upper Warlingham (1.3 miles) provide services to London Bridge and Victoria in approx 25 - 45 mins.
4 Reception Rooms
Ground Floor Cloakroom & Shower Room
Secluded Gardens totalling 1.52 acres (0.61 Ha)
Swimming Pool and outbuilding
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