5 bedroom cottage for sale

BUCKS CROSS ROAD OLD CHELSFIELD CHELSFIELD

£950,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

CALLING ALL LOVERS OF PERIOD PROPERTIES. ENCHANTING GRADE II LISTED DETACHED 5 BEDROOMED COTTAGE IN A DELIGHTFUL SEMI RURAL LOCATION OF CHELSFIELD VILLAGE. ONE OF THE OLDEST BUILDINGS IN THE BROMLEY BOROUGH DATING BACK TO 1509

Lobby/Boot Room, Dining Room Kitchen, Sitting Room, Downstairs Bathroom, Cloakroom, Five Bedrooms, Ensuite Bathroom, Gas Fired Central Heating, Barn, Gardens.

TO BE SOLD Langford Rae Property Agents are delighted to offer this enchanting grade II listed detached cottage. Steeped in character this 5 bedroomed residence was built in the 16th century as a pair of farmworkers cottages to the Old Manor House and was converted into one cottage by the current owners in recent years. Built of flint and timber construction this property is probably one of the oldest buildings in the Bromley Borough with history dating back to 1509. A delightful cottage of quaint proportions with a wealth of original features including doors with Suffolk latches, oak beams, two imposing inglenook fireplaces and many a nook and cranny adding to its immense appeal. A property that should immediately appeal to all devotees of period homes and must be viewed internally.

CHELSFIELD VILLAGE Is a small Kentish village lying about two to three miles from Orpington High Street which offers a good range of shops, and two miles from the parade of shops in Windsor Drive which are more than adequate for day to day requirements. Those wishing to commute can do so from either Orpington or Chelsfield Stations both of which provide excellent services to central London. Bromley which is a short drive away offers a fine range of quality shops including many of the major department stores. Education is well catered for with a number of highly regarded state and private schools within a ten mile radius. Sport too, is of an abundance with a variety of activities offered at The Walnuts Leisure Centre in Orpington including badminton, swimming and squash, and golf and horse riding are available with several courses and schools within the vicinity including the nearby championship golf course of Lul1ingstone Park. The M25 can joined at Junction 4 allowing easy access to most of the major road networks, Gatwick and Heathrow airports.


Ground Floor 
Original hardwood door to:

Lobby/Boot Room 
Window to front, butler sink with mixer taps, plumbed for washing machine and dryer. Tiled worktop with wall units above and freestanding cabinets. Quarry tiled flooring and door to:

Dining Room 
10'7 X 11'10
With open beams to kitchen. Georgian style window to garden, storage/book shelves, wall of glass display cabinets, quarry tiled flooring and original beams ceiling. Open to:

Kitchen 
10'4 X 16'0 max
Range of wall and base cupboard units with laminated worktops and ceramic bowl and a half sink unit with mixer taps and plumbed for dishwasher. Electric hob and stainless steel eye level double oven and grill. Space for American style fridge freezer, glass fronted display cabinets and display corner units with drawers. Door to porch having a door to front. Double radiator, low timber ceiling with beams and spot lights, sealed brick flooring, open beams to dining room under stairs cupboard and original door to:

Sitting Room 
36'0 X 13'0
Including study area. Three windows and two timber doors to garden. Two imposing large inglenook fireplaces with open grates, firedog, hearths and oak bressumers one housing a wood burner stove. A wealth of beams and low ceiling and two radiators. Door to staircase leading to:

Bathroom 
Freestanding roll top bath with central mixer taps and hand held attachment, fully tiled shower cubicle with glass screen, vanity hand wash basin with cupboard below, dual flush WC and ladder style heated towel rail. Full size mirror to one wall, fully tiled walls and floor, beamed ceiling and two opaque glass windows to side.

Lobby 
With floor mounted gas fired central heating boiler, door to garden, door to sitting room and door to:

Cloakroom 
Low flush WC, pedestal hand wash basin, wall light point, and opaque glass window to side.

First Floor 

Landing 

Bedroom 4 
10'4 X 9'6
Window to side, beamed wall and cupboard for storage.

Bedroom 3 
11'6 X 10'9
Window to garden, radiator, wood laminate flooring, ceiling spotlights, beamed walls and shelves.

Inner Hall 
Wall light point, chimney alcove shelving, beamed walls and cupboard. Leading to:

Bedroom 5 
9'2 X 9'1
Window to garden, radiator, beamed walls and access to loft with ladder.

Bedroom 2 
12'2 X 7'7
Window to garden, radiator, beamed ceiling, wall light point and door to:

Bedroom 1 
13'11 X 11'0
Window to garden, wall light point, open beam divide to built-in wardrobes and door to:

Ensuite Bathroom 
Comprising panelled bath with mixer taps with hand held shower attachment and hand grips. Electric shower with hand held attachment, pedestal hand wash basin and low flush WC. Wall light point, part tiled walls, wall mounted mirror, window to garden and beams.

Second Landing 
With second staircase to ground floor:

Outside 

The Gardens 
The gardens surround the cottage being approximately 1/3 acre with raised lawn, a paved patio area and having an abundance of mature shrubs of lilac, buddleia and trees including apple making the property well secluded.

Barn 
33' x 16'6
Has been used as an office in the past. For storage.

Front Garden 
Attractive granite driveway with flagstone paving. Gated side entrance, mature trees and shrubs, water tap and security lighting. Parking for up to five vehicles.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Knockholt (0.8 mi)
  • Chelsfield (1.1 mi)
  • Orpington (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Langford Rae Chelsfield, Langford Rae Chelsfield

49 Windsor Drive, Chelsfield, Orpington, BR6 6EY

01689 499720 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Knockholt (0.8 mi)
  • Chelsfield (1.1 mi)
  • Orpington (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Langford Rae Chelsfield, Langford Rae Chelsfield

49 Windsor Drive, Chelsfield, Orpington, BR6 6EY

01689 499720 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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