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With an idyllic tranquil but convenient location, this attractive 6 bedroom 'Arts and Crafts' residence provides 3330 Sq Ft of spacious family living space and is set in delightful landscaped gardens. This handsome property built in 1926 specifically as a wedding present for a new bride has ornate features, oak panelling, impressive staircase, beamed ceilings and beautiful fireplaces. It was the original house now part of this exclusive close and retains much character and rooms of generous proportions many of which face south.
With flexible space for a growing family, there is a bespoke oak kitchen which is open to both a family room and a vaulted dining room, all with much natural light and ample space for relaxing and family meals. The formal reception rooms include a charming sitting room and a 26ft triple aspect drawing room both with pretty fireplaces, log burning stoves and decorative oak overmantels. Completing the ground floor is a utility room and cloakroom and a wine cellar with external staircase.
On the first floor are 4 bedrooms, three of which have original stone fireplaces and extensive fitted wardrobes. The master bedroom also has a fully fitted dressing room and an adjacent bathroom with separate shower cubicle. There is a family bathroom and one bedroom doubles as a study having attractive oak pannelling. On the second floor and original to the house are two double bedrooms and a bathroom, ideal for enabling youngsters to have their own space.
With an enviable tucked away position on a private road, the house is surrounded by woodland adjoining Shirley Heath and opposite the Addington Golf Club. Addington Village is less than a mile with a quick tram line to East Croydon which has fast services to London Bridge, Victoria, Gatwick and the south coast. Other rail stations at West Wickham and Elmers End also offer fast services to London. The town centre has excellent and extensive shopping facilities. There is a good selection of schools nearby including Croydon High, Royal Russell, Whitgift & Trinity.
There are lovely landscaped grounds of 0.6 acres providing a green outlook and privacy. With a wide frontage and beautiful circular designed garden with central lily pond, the house is approached over an in/out carriageway drive of block paving with ample parking. The detached double garage has electric doors and other features include a logsstore, shed, sweeping lawns, mature trees, yew hedge and colourful shrubs for year round interest. A stone patio is ideal place to entertain and there is a level lawn with brick retaining walls to the rear.
Period residence of 3330 Sq Ft
4 Reception Rooms
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