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4 bed detached house for sale


The Drive, Orpington, Kent BR6

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Property features

  • No Onward Chain
  • En-Suite To Master Bedroom
  • 2 Separate Reception Rooms
  • Tandem Length Garage
  • 150ft Mature Rear Garden
  • Potential To Extend stpp

Property description

A spacious extended 4 bedroom detached house situated in a highly regarded road in central Orpington close to the High Street, shops and railway station and St Olaves and Newstead Wood Schools.

A spacious detached family house that has been in the owners family since new and offers good sized accommodation with 2 separate reception rooms, a fitted kitchen and a cloakroom. To the first floor there is a master bedroom with an en-suite shower room, 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally there is approximately 150ft of mature rear garden and an integral tandem garage accessed by driveway parking for several cars.

Situated in a very convenient location being close to Orpington High Street and mainline station with a selection of well regarded schools nearby.

Ground Floor

storm porch:

Leading to:-


Radiator: Understairs cupboard: Stairs to first floor.


Opaque double glazed window to side: Low level w.C.: Wash hand basin inset to vanity unit: Heated towel rail.


12'0 x 12'0 (3.66m x 3.66m) dual aspect double glazed windows to front and side: Door to side: Range of modern matching wall and base units: Stainless steel single drainer sink unit inset to worksurface: Electric cooker point: Plumbed for automatic washing machine: Plumbed for dishwasher: Space for fridge/freezer: Tiled floor: Tiled splashback.


17'0 x 16'0 (5.18m x 4.88m) double glazed sliding doors to rear: Open stone fireplace: 4 wall lights: 2 double radiators.

Dining room:

14'9 x 10'3 (4.50m x 3.12m) double glazed window and door to rear: 2 radiators.

First Floor


Access to loft.

Bedroom 1:

15'3 x 12'0 (4.65m x 3.66m) double glazed window to rear: Range of fitted wardrobes: Radiator.

En-suite shower room:

Opaque double glazed window to side: Shower cubicle: Low level w.C.: Wash hand basin inset to work surface and cupboards under: Double radiator: Tiled walls.

Bedroom 2:

14'9 x 10'3 (4.50m x 3.12m) dual aspect double glazed windows to rear and side: Range of fitted wardrobes: Radiator.

Bedroom 3:

11'0 x 11'0 (3.35m x 3.35m) double glazed window to front: Radiator: Built-in airing cupboard containing lagged hot water tank: Built-in double wardrobe: Bulkhead cupboard.

Bedroom 4:

11'6 x 8'9 (3.51m x 2.66m) double glazed window to front: Radiator.


Opaque double glazed window to front: Coloured suite comprising panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment: Wash hand basin inset to vanity unit: Low level w.C.: Heated towel rail: Part tiled walls.


lean to from kitchen:

Door to front: Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler.

Garden to rear:

150' (45.72m) mainly laid to lawn: Patio area: Wooden shed/workshop with power and light: Greenhouse: Vegetable area.

Garden to front:

Mainly driveway with mature trees and shrubs.

Integral garage:

Tandem length: Light and power.

EPC rating:

Rating: 'D'.


All room sizes are taken to the maximum point and measured approximately to the nearest 3".

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

Floorplan 1 View original

Market activity
Average price paid £549,402 Sales 578 Current average value £579,043 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £14,325 ▲ 2.54%

Property value data/graphs for BR6

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £831,653 £487 3.9 £769,580
Semi-detached £522,047 £467 3.3 £504,089
Terraced £406,335 £439 2.8 £400,515
Flats £288,971 £425 1.9 £313,940

Current asking prices in BR6

Average: £594,688
Avg. current asking prices in BR6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £255,000
Flats £254,262
All £254,354

Current asking rents in BR6

Average: £1,508 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BR6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,496 pcm
£1,541 pcm
£1,926 pcm
£2,201 pcm
Flats £996 pcm
£1,399 pcm
£1,267 pcm
- -
All £996 pcm
£1,425 pcm
£1,507 pcm
£1,926 pcm
£2,202 pcm

Fun facts for BR6

Highest value in BR6
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Holwood Park Avenue £3,868,748
Park Avenue £2,619,929
Birchmead £2,329,767
Wood Way £2,244,160
Sunnydale £2,101,754
Highest turnover in BR6
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Avonstowe Close 60.0%
Tubbenden Close 53.3%
Novar Close 46.2%
Knights Ridge 45.5%
Albert Road 45.5%

What Zoopla users think of BR6

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 87% (209 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4.5 stars
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  • currently 3.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4.5 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4.5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4.5 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Orpington (0.3 miles)
  • Chelsfield (1.2 miles)
  • Petts Wood (1.5 miles)
  • London City Airport (9.4 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (19.8 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (25.1 miles)
  • Woolwich Arsenal Pier (8.6 miles)
  • Woolwich Ferry South Pier (8.7 miles)
  • Woolwich Ferry North Pier (8.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Holy Innocents Catholic Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Warren Road Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Tubbenden Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Shooters Hill Sixth Form College (7.2 miles)
  • Cambridge Tutors College (8.0 miles)
  • Bellerbys College London (9.1 miles)
  • St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School (0.5 miles)
  • Harris Academy Orpington (0.9 miles)
  • Newstead Wood School (0.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,400 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 83,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £3,005 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £120,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£240/yr)
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £68 Electricity £70 Estimated energy cost £138/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 26600 kWh/year
Electricity: 5700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £201 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £19 Sewerage £17 Estimated water cost £36 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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