In a favoured position within the ever popular village of Woldingham, a handsome, detached residence of character dating from the early twentieth century. Coming to the market for the first time in several decades, the house has external elevations of white painted render and some internal features reminiscent of the Arts and Crafts movement. With accommodation arranged over three floors extending to approximately 3700 square feet together with a cellar, the house has a great deal to commend it with many period features still in existence including large leaded light windows, wall panelling to the study, fireplaces of various styles and distinctive staircase with oak balustrading. Reception rooms are gracious with the drawing room having large bay windows, wooden floors, a period fireplace with a marble hearth and a wood burning stove and which opens out to a fine conservatory, which has under floor heating and affords views of the garden. Elsewhere on the ground floor is a charming dining room and a panelled study/sitting room. The kitchen/breakfast room is comprehensively furnished with a range of wall and floor cabinets with granite work surfaces and is supported by a utility room. Bedrooms are laid out over the upper levels – four on the first floor and two on the second, serviced by a bathroom with separate WC on the first floor and a bathroom on the second. One of the bedrooms also has access to a roof terrace.
The property is located in Woldingham, one of the most sought after villages in the region and is within walking distance of the station, village centre with its shop/post office and the primary school. Woldingham lies on top of the North Downs and is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. Woldingham Station has direct services to London Bridge (30 mins.), London St Pancras (45mins.) and London Victoria (33 mins.). The M25 (Jct 6) is about 4 miles away and there are two local golf courses, riding stables, a tennis and cricket club. Local schools including a village primary school, Hazelwood in Oxted, Woldingham and Caterham schools as well as Whitgift, Trinity, Croydon High School and Old Palace in Croydon
The property is approached over a tarmacadam driveway leading to a parking and turning area in front of the house and the detached garages. The gardens surround the house with fine mature trees and colourful shrubberies, terracing, level lawns and herbaceous borders together with a covered loggia. Garaging was newly built recently and has covered parking for two cars plus storage as well as a studio with n-suite shower room on the first floor, which has the potential for use as guest/staff accommodation or as office space for home working. In total the grounds extend to approximately 0.55 acres (0.22 hectares).
Detached Edwardian residence with character features
Studio space with en suite shower room
Sought after village within the M25
Walking distance of both the station and village centre