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Apartment 2 at London Square Bassetts House at London Square Bassets House, Bassetts House, Orpington, BR6


Property Description

Key features

  • An extensive 706 sq ft luxurious 1 bedroom apartment located on the ground floor
  • Open plan kitchen/living/dining room with access to the private terrace
  • Located in converted locally listed building
  • Modern designer kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Elegantly tiled bathroom with chrome fittings
  • Private terrace, accessed from master suite, ideal for entertaining
  • Reserved parking
  • Close to local shops, restaurants and bars
  • 22 minutes to London Bridge by rail

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Introducing London Square Bassetts House

Apartment 2 is located on the ground floor at London Square Bassetts House, a locally listed building set within the heart of Orpington. This is a contemporary, refurbished apartment boasts 706 sq ft of flexible living accommodation.

The open plan kitchen/living/dining room is the focal point of the apartment, with a stunning L shaped kitchen, dining function, living room which is pre wired for BT, fibre optic and Sky+ (which the master suite also benefits from) and direct access to the private terrace, making the apartment ideal for entertaining.

The apartment's L shaped designer kitchen is elegantly designed with a choice of high gloss cabinets, with lighting and a full height splashback to the underside of the wall-mounted units. The apartment also benefits from an integrated oven, microwave, induction hob, cooker hood and fridge freezer. The service cupboard also offers the opportunity to house an optional washer dryer*.

The master bedroom suite enjoy natural light from the bay window which provides direct access to the private terrace. In addition there is ample storage and space for an optional wardrobe*.

The modern bathroom is beautifully designed with co-ordinating feature tiles, a contemporary double-ended bath with a chrome filler tap, a shower and a fixed bath screen. For convenience, there's a wall mounted cabinet with a mirror door finish, which has a shaver socket installed on the inside. For added luxury, the WC has a soft-close seat and there's a heated chrome rail to warm towels as you bathe.

This apartment truly brings you the style and convenience of modern living within the historic surroundings of a locally listed building, set in its own spacious grounds and built in 1914 by a prominent family of politicians and landowners.


At London Square Bassetts House, you can experience the charming and relaxed pace of life of Orpington and the nearby countryside, in a market town that is a treasure trove for shopping, culture and eating out. Orpington is a highly sought after location by professional people who demand a quality lifestyle within easy reach of London.


Orpington is exceptionally well connected by both rail and road. Trains from Orpington Station can take you to London Bridge in 22 minutes or Charing Cross in 27 minutes. Nearby Sevenoaks is only a 9-minute journey away. By car, you can reach the M25 in 12 minutes, the Bluewater Shopping Centre in 24 minutes and Gatwick Airport in only 31 minutes - ideal if you travel internationally for business or leisure.


Orpington is home to many quality independent shops as well as major stores. The Walnuts Shopping Centre near the High Street offers everything from jewellers and florists to Bella Italia and Marks & Spencer, plus a 7-screen Odeon cinema with immersive iSense technology.

The adjacent Walnuts Leisure Centre is home to two pools, a sauna and steam room, an 80-station gym, squash courts and more. It also offers a range of classes for all ages, from swimming and gymnastics to football and trampolining. If you have children, Orpington also has excellent grammar and secondary schools and is a beacon for families wanting to experience life in a picturesque and welcoming community.

When it's time to explore the countryside, there are soothing walks and nature trails to follow at Darrick Woods and Common, winding through ancient woodland. The nearby villages of Locksbottom and Farnborough are particularly charming. There are also many places of historical interest nearby, including Down House - the home of Charles Dickens - and the Priory, surrounded by Victorian gardens in the heart of Orpington.

If you enjoy eating out, there are lots of excellent pubs and eateries to choose from. Highlights include Xian, an exceptional Chinese restaurant, plus Chapter One in the nearby town of Locksbottom, which offers modern European cuisine. Both are listed in the Michelin Guide.

Sport is very well catered for, with a good number of major gyms and boutique fitness specialists to choose from. You'll also be near the Cray Valley Golf Course - one of the largest facilities of its kind - which has 54 holes, a new FootGolf course, a floodlit driving range and expert tuition. For a really exhilarating experience try the state-of-the-art Delta Force paintballing centre with its five extensive game zones.

One of the greatest joys of Orpington life is its proximity to the Surrey Hills and the High Weald, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you can walk, cycle, explore or simply relax and enjoy the scenery.

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Computer generated images depict London Square Bassetts House and are indicative only. Photographic images depict London Square Bassetts House Apartment 12 View Unit. Travel times are sourced from National Rial/Google Maps/Citymapper. *Options and upgrades are available, please consult your Sales Executive for further details. Details and prices are correct at time of going to press, September 2016.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 September 2016


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