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Croydon, Surrey, CR06 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

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Property Address Bishops Walk
Croydon, Surrey
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Hamptons International
29 Station Avenue
01883 840 013 01883 840 183
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Nearby Points Of Interest

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  • Gilbert Scott Primary School0.5 miles
  • Benson Primary and Nursery School0.8 miles
  • Forestdale Primary School0.8 miles
  • St John's C of E Primary School0.9 miles
  • Royal Russell School0.8 miles
  • Trinity School1.2 miles
  • Croydon High School1.4 miles
  • Folly's End Christian School1.9 miles
  • The Quest Academy0.6 miles
  • Shirley High School Performing Arts College0.7 miles
  • Coloma Convent Girls' School0.7 miles
  • Archbishop Tenison's C of E High School1.6 miles
  • South Croydon Station2 miles
  • West Wickham Station2.1 miles
  • Sanderstead Station2.1 miles
  • East Croydon Station2.2 miles
  • Colliers Wood6.9 miles
  • Tooting Broadway7 miles
  • Morden7 miles
  • Tooting Bec7.1 miles
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Offers in excess of £1,750,000, 6 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in Croydon, Surrey, CR0
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6 Bedroom Detached House, Bishops Walk, Shirley Hills, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5BA

Tenure Type: Freehold

Property Description

Occupying a wide and secluded plot, Salween is a detached house of impressive proportions with exteriors reflecting the Georgian style of architecture. Accommodation is principally arranged over two floors together with an indoor pool complex at garden level and a staff/guest annexe on the first floor. Extending to approximately 8199 square feet, at present there are large reception rooms flowing from one to the other, benefitting from a southerly aspect including a 33 x 23ft drawing room. The kitchen/breakfast room is furnished with a comprehensive range of wall and floor cabinetry fitted integrated appliances which include an electric oven, warming drawer, hot water tap and a gas hob, together with an island unit incorporating a breakfast table - ideal for family meals.

Five bedrooms occupy the first floor, serviced by two en-suite bathrooms and two separate bathrooms. The principal suite has a Juliet balcony overlooking the grounds and a large dressing room with extensive fitted wardrobes as well as the en-suite bathroom and there is a sixth bedroom en-suite on the ground floor. Elsewhere, accessed via a rear hall is a gymnasium with rubberized flooring and a large home office space with French doors out to the rear garden and stairs to the first floor with access to the staff annexe - which also has a separate external access. This has a good sized bed/studio, a kitchen/breakfast room and a bathroom. At garden level there is an indoor pool complex with surrounding terrace and spa pool, along with changing facilities and store rooms. On the first floor is an annexe with own front door.

Bishops Walk is a private road set within the prestigious Shirley Hills, so called because historically bishops took this path from Addington Palace to Croydon, when the palace was occupied by Archbishops of Canterbury. Surrounded by pine woodland, this location is perfectly situated for access to an excellent selection of state and private schools at both primary and secondary levels. Convenient too for commuting and for Gatwick Airport the tram line connects from nearby at Coombe Lane to East Croydon main line rail station, which in turn has fast rail connections in to London Victoria and Gatwick Airport. There are local schools in both the state and private sectors including Whitgift, Trinity, Royal Russell, Coloma, Old Palace and Croydon High.

Benefitting from a south facing garden and set in mature secluded grounds of 1.63 acres, the property is approached by a sweeping in and out carriageway drive. There is a semi-circular lawn screened by mature hedgerows and ample parking for multiple cars with access to a triple garage which has electric doors and internal access to the house. To the rear is a south facing paved terrace ideal for summer entertaining. A central flight of steps leads to the extensive lawns which are divided by evergreen trees and shrubs. Within the grounds are two wooden stables, various shed and storerooms, rockeries and fruit trees.

6 Bedrooms

4 Bathroom & 2 Shower-room (4 ensuite)

5 Reception Rooms

Self contained annexe

Indoor pool complex


4 Cloakrooms

Triple garage

Secluded grounds of 1.63 Acres

8751 Sq Ft

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