A substantial detached Edwardian family residence of individual charm and character atmosphere standing in approximately 0.85 of an acre of mature semi wooded gardens, the majority of which are laid to lawn, and are south facing, with an equally substantial area of lawned ‘paddock’ lying to the west of the property.
The property, which we understand was purchased by our vendor clients in approximately 1995, had previously been the subject of an extensive renovation and modernisation programme conducted from 1987 onwards by the previous occupiers.
Character Timber Pillared Porch Entrance Porch
With partial stone capped dwarf wall surround with outside ‘lantern’ light and roof partially clad in clematis.
15' 1" x 7' 3" (4.60m x 2.22m) with inset multi tinted partially glazed front door in leaded lights, west facing window, polished hardwood strip floor, elegant staircase approach to first floor with commensurate bullnose step; low level quarter landing, white spindled balustrade with matching newel post and polished hardwood handrail, front elevation window, thermal radiator, two fitted wrought iron wall lights (one double and one single fitting), understairs storage cupboard, one wall exposed in natural brickwork with single exposed beam.
18' 3" x 12' 11" + 7'7" x 3'4" (5.56m x 3.94m + 2.31m x 1.00m) with two panel radiators, brick arched fireplace (reminiscent of the traditional Claygate style) with hardwood mantel, open hearth, and ‘Cumberland slate’ raised plinth hearth, ornamental cornice ceiling, four fitted wall lights, subtle narrow part wall division with overhead ‘lintel’ forming square archway supported with fibrous plaster acanthus scroll patterned corbel supports, glazed casement door onto conservatory, TV socket, Sunvic C.H. Wall thermostat, five power points, part wall division with 18” plastered ceiling lintel ‘beam’ leading to:-
13' x 12' 1" (3.96m x 3.68m) with ornamental cornice ceiling, and reproduction fibrous plaster Adam style centre rose, standard terrestial and satellite aerial points, five power points, access to:-
Air Conditioned Conservatory
12' 10" x 12' 9" (3.91m x 3.89m) with triple aspect glazing (the majority in replacement UPVC), with twin glazed casement doors leading from the eastern elevation, and with a series of glazed folding doors forming the greater part of the main south facing garden aspect elevation, paved stone floor, two fitted ‘globe’ wall lights, six 13A power points. This room has the benefit of an air conditioning unit.
Traditionally Styled Kitchen
12' x 10' (3.65m x 3.04m) with partial peninsular unit forming subtle separation to the breakfast area with range of matching ‘farmhouse’ pine units comprising 2½ bowl inset sink unit with Victorian style mixer tap with cupboards under, adjoining ‘L’ shaped range of glazed pottery tiled surfaced worktop cupboards with incorporated tray space alcove and range of drawers, Canon Classique 2000 range cooker with large and small oven; four ring hob and hotplate with grill over with lift up facia panel, adjoining tall combination fridge freezer with matching pine décor panels, built in shelved food storage cupboard with matching pine doors, Potterton Profile wall hung gas fired boiler running the main central heating system and providing domestic hot water facilities, Honeywell C.H. Fitted wall programmer control, secondary double glazed front garden aspect window, Expelair extractor, one wall partially clad in brickwork forming ‘chimney’ alcove, fluorescent strip lighting fitted eye level wall cupboards with angled corner display shelving with small dowelled trellis rails, telephone point, twin aspect secondary double glazed windows to the breakfast area, double panel radiator, stone tiled floor, white panel door to sitting room from the kitchen, twin glazed leaf patterned doors leading from the breakfast room to the dining room, nine power points.
9' 5" x 9' 6" (2.86m x 2.90m)
14' 8" x 6' 11" (4.48m x 2.10m) with half Flemish glazed multi paned restored pine panelled door from hall, inset 1½ bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap with pine cupboard and adjoining open shelving, adjoining laminated surfaced worktop with plumbing in for washing machine and dishwasher, fitted range of eye level pine wall cupboards over, artex stipple ceiling, twin fluorescent strip lights, fitted wall shelf, twin fitted ‘cloaks’ racks, quarry tiled floor, six power points, service door to adjoining double garage, access to:-
With low level WC and corner wash basin with tiled splashback, quarry tiled floor, half glazed door to:-
7' 0" x 6' 11" (2.14m x 2.10m) with panel radiator, southern aspect window, Saunier Duval System 400 wall hung gas fired boiler with Randall 103 programmer control serving first floor central heating facilities, telephone point, half glazed door to garden, three power points.
'L' Shaped Landing
15' 0" x 7' 5" (4.58m x 2.27m) with traditional spindled balustrade to staircase head, feature arched double glazed window (in Queen Anne style) to the front elevation, twin fitted wall lights. Power point. The design of the staircase and landing gives a pleasing ‘galleried’ effect, access hatch to insulated roof space.
13' x 5' 10" (3.96m x 1.79m) with fitted wall light, panel radiator, telephone point, secondary double glazed south facing window. This area offers the scope for potential redesign with an independent entrance thus affording the additional facility of an en suite bathroom.
13' x 12' (3.96m x 3.65m) with double panel radiator, south facing garden aspect triple double glazed window, fitted wall light, built in double wardrobe, telephone point, three power points, entrance to:-
Dressing Room Annexe
6' 10" x 6' 6" (2.09m x 1.98m) with fitted wall range of wardrobes with white painted panel doors (one double: One single), range of overhead storage cupboards over, fitted corner roll top edge laminated surfaced base cupboard unit with twin doors with fitted eye level mirror glazed large wall medicine cabinet over, south facing UPVC double glazed window, two power points, intercommunicating glazed door (opaque leaf patterned glass) leading to:-
Replacement Bathroom En Suite
6' 8" x 5' 8" (2.03m x 1.73m) with unusual key shaped shower with convex enclosure screen and open entrance with adjustable wall shower attachment with collapsible hardwood wall seat, fitted wash basin with Victorian style taps and low level WC, cork tiled floor, panel radiator, UPVC double glazed window (opaque glass), fully tiled walls with decorative acanthus leaf scroll borderline.
13' x 10' 11" (3.96m x 3.32m) with double panel radiator, southern aspect triple double glazed window, range of ladies and gentlemen’s double wardrobe units with sliding panel doors (one partially glazed with corner matching panel sliding door disguising built in oval bowl vanitory unit with cupboards under and Victorian style tap). This recessed ‘cubicle’ is fully tiled with a wooden vanitory shelf, fitted wall mirror, strip light and suspended ceiling mirror, three power points.
9' 7" x 9' 3" (2.91m x 2.83m) with panel radiator, north facing UPVC double glazed window, larger west facing secondary double glazed window with pleasant view, fitted corner vanitory unit (believed cashmere beige colour scheme) with cupboard under; tiled splashback, fitted wall mirror and strip light over, two power points.
10' 11" x 6' 3" (3.33m x 1.90m) with panel radiator, north facing UPVC double glazed window, fitted corner wash basin with tiled splashback, fitted wall mirror and strip light over, three power points.
9' 6" x 6' 10" (2.90m x 2.09m) with coloured suite comprising panel bath with mixer tap and adjustable wall shower attachment with side swivel shower screen and partial three quarter wall tiling, pedestal wash basin and low level WC with polished hardwood seat and lid, panel radiator, built in airing cupboard with insulated hot water tank fitted with electric immersion heater, with twin hardwood louvred doors.
The property is approach
Via a long tree and hedge lined private tarmacadam drive (approximately 100 yards in total length) leading to generous courtyard parking and turning area. Attached double garage 18' x 16'2" (5.50m x 4.93m) with sliding timber door, electric light and power connected, service door to utility room, southern aspect window. The smaller front garden area is laid mainly to lawn, and this adjoins the entrance drive and ‘courtyard’ parking. It is mature with several trees and flowering shrubs, which add to the secluded setting. Outside water tap.
To the west is a paved sun terrace
And gravel path leading to a much more substantial south fac