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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Southborough Lane, Bromley, Kent

Sold STC £499,950

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Tenure: Freehold

Nestled discreetly away from the road this character Grade II listed Kentish cottage is a real gem situated amidst considerable cottage gardens. The property is believed to have originally been built in the mid 17th century and now after sympathetic improvement provides an exceptionally well proportioned family home. The property has been modernised whilst still retaining much original charm and character including feature multi pane leaded character windows. The accommodation comprises on the ground floor, entrance lobby, good size lounge with large feature fireplace with wood burning stove, dining room with quarry tiled floor, feature brick fireplace incorporating original bread oven, a good size kitchen with fitted appliances, a breakfast/morning room, downstairs WC/shower room, bedroom four/study and a utility room. On the first floor there are two bedrooms and a modern family bathroom, whilst on the second floor there is a third bedroom. The property has the benefit of gas fired central heating by radiators with a recent new condensing boiler. Outside there are truly delightful landscaped cottage gardens, the rear being an impressive size, irregular in shape with many feature niches as well as boasting a vegetation concealed air raid shelter, a timber summer house and a brick garden wc. To the side of the property, accessed from the adjacent turning, is a sizable concrete driveway via a five bar gate providing secure off road parking or possible garage space subject to planning permission.

Ground Floor

Entrance Lobby

Inner Lobby
Cloaks hanging space.

16' 8" x 12' 10" (5.08m x 3.91m) Windows to front, beamed walls, large open fireplace with fitted wood burning stove, shelved store cupboard to one side, double radiator, opening onto.

Dining Room
16' 8" x 13' 6" (5.08m x 4.11m) Windows to front, quarry tiled floor, beamed walls, feature brick open fireplace with recess bread oven to one side, fitted wall shelving, central heating thermostat, double radiator.

17' 2" x 7' 7" (5.23m x 2.31m) Windows to rear overlooking gardens, small window to side, twin Velux skylight windows, two fully tiled walls, range of modern fitted base cupboards with wood strip work surfaces over, inset one and half bowl sink and drainer with mixer taps, pine dresser plus store cabinet with drawers, fitted gas cooker, Beko dishwasher, Zanussi washing machine, Kelvinator fridge freezer, kick space electric fan heater.

Morning/Breakfast Room
10' 0" x 7' (3.05m x 2.13m) Windows to rear with views over gardens and windows to side, feature exposed beams, double radiator.

Utility Room
16' 8" x 7' 8" (5.08m x 2.34m) Small obscure window to side, wall mounted Worcester condensing combination boiler, Creda tumble dryer with vent, Proline freezer, double radiator.

Downstairs WC/ Shower Room
Skylight window, walk in fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed door, corner pedestal washbasin with tiled splash back, low suite WC, ladder heated towel rail with thermostat, shaver point, extractor fan.

Bedroom Four/Study
8' 5" x 7' 6" (2.57m x 2.29m) Windows to rear plus double glazed skylight window, radiator, extractor fan.

First Floor

Windows to rear overlooking garden, double radiator.

Master Bedroom
15' 7" x 11' 3" (4.75m x 3.43m) Windows to front, feature ceiling beams, feature fireplace with cast iron grate, built in wardrobes with cupboards over along one wall, double radiator.

Bedroom Two
12' 6" x 8' 8" (3.81m x 2.64m) Windows to front, beamed walls, fireplace with metal cast iron grate, double radiator.

9' 3" x 8' (2.82m x 2.44m) Windows to rear, beamed walls, modern suite comprising vanity unit with inset washbasin and cupboards below, panelled bath, low suite WC, double radiator, linen cupboard.

Second Floor

Bedroom Three
10' 0" x 15' (3.05m x 4.57m) Window to side, exposed beams, double radiator, access to loft area with light.


Rear Garden
Predominatly laid to lawn with gravel patio area and pathways, a wealth of mature trees, shrubs, flower borders, large timber summerhouse, air raid shelter/store, garden WC, well with hinged cover.

Front Garden
Well secluded by trees with part picket fencing and pedestrian access gate, gravel pathway to front door. Concrete driveway to side with double gates providing off road parking for 2/3 vehicles, scope for garage subject to planning permission.

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21 June 2011

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