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5 bed semi-detached house for sale

Higher Drive, Purley CR8

  • Sold subject to contract


Property details

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms


  • Freehold
  • Extensive & Exclusive Edwardian Family Residence
  • Arranged Over Several Levels
  • Five Double Bedrooms Complete With 'Juliette' Balcony Feature & En-Suite To Master Bedroom
  • Vast Proportions Of Living Accommodation
  • Semi Detached Home Absorbing Elegant Design & Traditional Features
  • 18ft1 Long Garage
  • Driveway To Front Comfortably Allowing For Multiple Cars
  • Beautiful Approx' 145ft Long Enclosed Rear Garden Established On Level Plot
  • Optimal Position For Both Purley Mainline Station & Town Centre
  • ** Simply A Must See **

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Frost Estate Agents are privileged and excited to introduce to the market, this fine example of an illustrious and capacious family home, neatly nestled and gracefully retreating away from the main pathway. The residence displays much of the treasured character you would expect from a property of its Edwardian era, as well as blending a delicate modern day infusion. Arranged over three levels the dwelling absorbs five bedrooms, incorporating a captivating and well proportioned loft conversion contributing admirable and far reaching views, accompanied with both profitable inset wardrobe facilities and en-suite convenience. The dwelling has been the subject of being extensively replenished and elegantly maintained, fully demanding your immediate interest. Simply must be viewed!

This beautiful property exposes many ornate features and high ceilings, with the floor space spanning approximately 2636 sq/ft. The accommodation briefly comprises; inviting and well proportioned 12ft1 enclosed reception porch way, granting admittance through to the central inner hall, incorporating useful under stairs storage amenities. Access is linked to several rooms, firstly absorbing a delightful front reception/dining room given with dual aspect outlooks, a further spacious/comfortable living room design exposing characteristic ceilings and architrave and finally a commanding and combined 17ft6 deep kitchen/breakfast room formation. The kitchen in turn connects to a vast utility room arrangement serving considerable storage units to two sides and downstairs w.c convenience, together with internal access leading into an 18ft1 long garage addition. The first floor level contributes a stretching landing approach, joining four double bedrooms, alongside the main family bathroom suite with both 'his' and 'hers' sink advantages. The upper floor unveils an innovative and engaging master bedroom, inclusive of four piece en suite bath/shower room and full depth inset wardrobe/cupboard usage. The room also embraces a captivating and elevated outlook via a 'Juliette Style' balcony feature, whilst the remaining portion to the level concludes with a supplementary and extensive 14ft10 long storage room, additional to the remaining eaves space provided.

Externally the garden to the rear presents an approximate 145ft engaging tranquil enclosure, revealing both patio and lawn formations, whilst the frontage provides an imposing visual approach, deeply set from the main pathway and granting driveway inclusion comfortably allowing for multiple car placement.

The home is found on the town centre end of 'Higher Drive', established within a short distance of Purley Mainline railway station, which provides fast commuter links to central London (Victoria and London Bridge). There are numerous and excellent schools in the vicinity for all ages and the area is well serviced with open spaces, recreational facilities, shops and amenities.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Reedham (London) 0.4 miles
  • Purley 0.4 miles
  • St Nicholas School (SEN) 0.3 miles
  • Oakwood School 0.3 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Reedham (London) 0.4 miles
  • Purley 0.4 miles
  • St Nicholas School (SEN) 0.3 miles
  • Oakwood School 0.3 miles

Market stats

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Average estimated value for a house in CR8:

  • £543,403
  • Price decrease

  • -£51,067
  • (-8.590%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

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  • Properties sold


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Looking for an investment? The average rent for a 5 bedroom house in CR8 is currently:

£2,721 pcm

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
23rd Apr 2019 £750,000 First listed
17th Feb 1995 £137,750 Last sold

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