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Upwood Gorse, Tupwood Lane, Caterham, Surrey

Guide Price £950,000

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Tenure: Freehold

This imposing four bedroom wing forms the eastern portion of this Grade 2 listed building. The property was designed by Phillip Webb, the renowned Arts & Crafts architect for Sir John Tomes, the 'father of British dentistry' (and reputedly dentist to Queen Victoria). It is believed to have been converted to four separate dwellings in the early 1960s.
The red brick, tile hung property features accommodation arranged over three floors. To the ground floor there is a 25' double aspect reception room overlooking the side and front gardens. The fitted kitchen/breakfast room is an outstanding feature of the property with a kitchen area and separate breakfast space. The first floor features the master bedroom and en-suite shower room, a modern fitted family bathroom and a further double guest bedroom. On the top floor are a further two bedrooms as well as a useful study area. The outside space is a particular feature of the property, with a sweeping driveway from Tupwood Lane past the formal front gardens with established shrubs and trees, leading to a parking area at the front of the house. As well as the formal gardens, there are two parcels of woodland fronting Tupwood Lane and running through to Harestone Hill. There is also a rear, shared, courtyard with a single garage.
Tupwood Lane, Caterham is set on the southern outskirts of Caterham close to miles of open countryside including the North Downs with their excellent riding and walking trails. Caterham town offers a selection of shops including a choice of supermarkets and restaurants and as well as trains to London via East Croydon. The M25 is approx 3 miles distance with access to Gatwick and the motorway network. The renowned Caterham School can be found nearby as well as others locally and there are excellent leisure facilities in the area including the sports centre at de Stafford, golf at Woldingham and the Miller Centre in the valley.

Entrance Porch x . With door to cloakroom and reception room.

WC x . Refitted with low level WC and wash hand basin.

Living Room18'8" x 16'4" (5.7m x 4.98m). A light and airy double aspect room with an open outlook over the gardens and side. The room retains character features such as a fireplace with wood burning stove. Sash windows, wood flooring and high ceilings. Stairs lead to the first floor and there is a door through to the kitchen.

Kitchen14'11" x 10'10" (4.55m x 3.3m). A particular feature of the property, fitted with a modern range of high gloss base and wall units, with complementary work surfaces over including a central island. Integrated appliances including fridge freezer, oven and hob and dishwasher. Twin sash windows overlook the courtyard.

Breakfast Room14'11" x 6'2" (4.55m x 1.88m). The kitchen is open plan to the breakfast area with space for table and chairs and overlooking the side gardens. There is a door to the rear porch with further door to the gardens.

Landing x . First floor landing with window to the front overlooking the gardens. Doors to bedrooms and bathroom. Built in cupboard, stairs to second floor.

Master Bedroom14'6" x 12'7" (4.42m x 3.84m). Side aspect room with built in wardrobes and twin sash windows overlooking the gardens. Door to en-suite.

En-suite x . Fitted shower room with shower cubicle , low level WC and wash hand basin. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Bedroom10'7" x 12'7" (3.23m x 3.84m). Double bedroom with sash window enjoying an open outlook across the gardens.

Bathroom x . Fitted with a modern four piece suite comprising panel enclosed bath with integral shower, low level WC, wash hand basin. Tiled walls and floor.

Landing x . With door to bedroom and study.

Study9'7" x 5'3" (2.92m x 1.6m). With built in storage cupboards. Rooflight. NB Part of this room is technically a flying freehold. For further clarification please seek legal advice.

Bedroom11'4" x 11'3" (3.45m x 3.43m). Double bedroom with built in cupboard storage.

Bedroom10'10" x 8' (3.3m x 2.44m). Double bedroom with original fireplace.

Outside x . The property is approached via a sweeping driveway from Tupwood Lane. There is a good sized, level lawn to the front of the house with established trees and shrubs surrounding as well as a garden pond and feature Acer. There is a gravel parking area with space for several cars to the side of the property. To the rear of the property is a further courtyard with separate rear access to the house and garage. The current owners have purchased two adjoining parcels of woodland running through to Tupwood Lane to the front and Harestone Hill to the rear. We believe the total plot is in the region of seven acres and currently await verification, plans are available to view at our office.

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Added on Rightmove:
02 November 2016


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