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2 bedroom detached house for sale

Old School House Main Road, Orpington, BR5

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Home
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Built 1879
  • EPC Band F
  • Locally Listed
  • Gardens To Front And Rear
  • Outlook Towards The River
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Viewing Essential
  • Character And Charm

Full description

Built in 1879 The Old School House represents a fine example of a detached dwelling of the Victorian period. Situated adjacent to the church and looking towards the River Cray this is a beautiful home of character and charm.

Due to its historical significance we understand that it has been locally listed by London Borough of Bromley.

The local list is a list of buildings of local architectural interest compiled by the Council. No additional planning controls are imposed on locally listed buildings but council policy encourages their retention. When determining planning applications for locally listed buildings the Council expects all proposals for alterations and extensions to be sympathetic to the buildings architectural character. Unitary Development Plan Policy BE10 applies to locally listed buildings.

Access is via a footpath from which you enter the front garden and approach the entrance. There is a also a secluded garden at the rear with side access.

The current owners have improved the property recently which now benefits from Gas Central Heating, AGA cooker, two double bedrooms one with En Suite plus Family Bathroom.

Local shops are about one hundred yards and you will also find the R4 bus taking you to Orpington Town Centre and on to Locksbottom and Princess Royal Hospital. St Mary Cray station is about 1 mile.
EPC Band F.

Entrance Hall

Entrance door, stairs to first floor, exposed wood floor, understairs cupboard.

Lounge / Dining Room

Bay window to front, window overlooking rear garden, radiator, brick fire surround and hearth.


Windows to front and rear, AGA range for cooking, single drainer sink unit, stable door to rear garden, space for fridge/freezer and washing machine.

First Floor Landing

Access to loft, exposed wood floor.

Bedroom 1

12'5 x 11'4
Window to rear, radiator.

En-Suite Wet Room / WC

WC, wash basin, heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor.

Bedroom 2

11'4 x 10'3
Window to front looking toward the river, radiator.

Bathroom / WC

Window to rear, corner bath and Triton electric shower, wash basin, wc, heated towel rail, part tiled walls.

Front Garden

Shrubs and flowers.

Rear Garden

Side gate from footpath, gravelled area, raised beds.

Interior Features



We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 September 2016


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