SOLD: A substantial semi-detached Victorian house, having accommodation arranged over three floors, together with a long driveway, detached garage/store and stunning gardens with a plot length of approximately 265ft (80m).
| SUBSTANTIAL BAY-FRONTED SEMI-DETACHED VICTORIAN HOUSE | STUNNING GARDENS WITH A PLOT LENGTH OF APPROXIMATELY 265 FT (80m) | ENTRANCE HALL | SITTING ROOM | DINING ROOM | BREAKFAST ROOM | KITCHEN | SIDE LOBBY | SHOWER ROOM | HALF LANDING - BATH & SHOWER ROOM, SEPARATE WC | TWO FIRST FLOOR BEDROOMS | SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM 3 | LONG DRIVEWAY | DETACHED GARAGE/STORE | DOUBLE GLAZING | GAS CENTRAL HEATING |
SITUATION: Within easy reach of the High Street with its excellent range of shopping facilities, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, family owned cinema, bus depot and mainline rail station with commuter links to London (East Croydon/London Bridge). The area is served by schooling for all age groups including a community college, leisure centre and many other recreational facilities including East Sussex National Golf Course and Ashdown Forest.
DESCRIPTION: A fabulous example of Victorian architecture, with spacious accommodation arranged over three floors, having period features typical of its era including feature fireplaces, cornicing, picture rails and a ceiling rose.
The property is approached via an impressive hallway with stairs rising to the first floor. The sitting room and dining room provide a wonderful space both with bay windows and feature fireplaces, whilst a third reception room acts as a useful breakfast room with a built-in cupboard and opening through to a fitted kitchen which looks out over the rear garden. There are ample storage cupboards to base and eye level with underlighting, tile surrounds, complementing work surfaces, sink unit, gas hob, oven, plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. A side lobby gives access to the driveway and has a modern shower room/wc.
A half landing has doors leading to a family bath & shower room with separate wc. The main landing has two bedrooms, the principal bedroom has a dual aspect with bay window to the front. This generous sized room has fitted wardrobes across the extent of one wall, whilst the second bedroom looks out over the rear garden and has a wash hand basin. To the second floor is the third bedroom which has sloping ceilings and a built-in wardrobe cupboard.
A particular feature is the stunning plot which extends to approximately 265ft (80m) in depth enclosed to the right hand and rear boundaries with a brick wall. A long driveway leads to a detached single garage and store. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn, bordered by established shrubs and trees including Rhododendron, Conifer and Laurel. A paved pathway leads from Framfield Road to the front door extending across the front to the side, bordered by a rose bed, into a paved terrace. The rear garden enjoys a secluded aspect, arranged into 'rooms'. Abutting the property is a paved terrace with outside lighting, borders and shingle beyond with a wooden bridge, trellis, timber arch with climbers,. a further sitting out area and a timber store. There are two areas laid to lawn, divided by an established shrub and tree border, paved stepping stones to one side, herbaceous borders with a wonderful array of plants and a children's play area adjacent to the rear boundary with artificial lawn.
COUNCIL TAX: Band D