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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley, Kent, BR2

Guide Price £1,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Edwardian period features
  • Shortlands station 0.4 miles
  • South facing landscaped garden
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Stunning Edwardian family home with a south-facing landscaped garden, set in a prime location

Location

4 Church Road is set in a prime location in Shortlands, within 0.4 miles of local shopping amenities and Shortlands railway station, providing excellent links into London. In addition, Bromley town centre is within 1 mile offering a shopping centre, Bromley Park, restaurants, bars and leisure facilities.

Comprehensive Shopping: Intu (formerly The Glades) in Bromley and Bluewater.

Mainline Rail Services: Shortlands (0.4 miles) to London Victoria (from 24 minutes), Blackfriars, and City Thameslink.
Bromley South (1.1 miles) to London Victoria (16 minutes), Blackfriars, City Thameslink and Ashford International.

Primary Schools: Clare House, Valley Primary, Highfield Infant and Junior, Pickhurst Infant and Junior, Unicorn and St Mark's CoE.

Secondary Schools: Langley Park, Hayes, Kelsey Park Sports College, Bishop Justus C of E, Ravens Wood, Ravensbourne and Bullers Wood.

Independent Schools: Bishop Challoner, Bromley High, Bickley Park, St David's College, St Christopher's, Breaside, Eltham College, Farringtons, Babington House and Dulwich College.

Motorway Links: The A21 leads to junction 3 of the M25 giving access to Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, Channel Tunnel Terminus, Ebbsfleet International, South Coast and Bluewater shopping centre.

Description

4 Church Road is a stunning example of Edwardian architecture, set in a sought-after location, 0.4 miles from Shortlands station with excellent access into Bromley. Originally built in the early 1900s, this semi-detached property has over time been carefully restored to ensure the original features and characteristics still remain, whilst subtly incorporating a traditional contemporary interior design with light and space, ideal for family living. A south-facing landscaped rear garden acts as a delightful backdrop to the house.

Points of note:
Original period features include wood flooring to the ground floor, high ceilings and deep skirting boards.
Cat 5e cabling.
Double glazing throughout.

The entrance hall creates an immediate impression of space and light, extending to the rear into the kitchen/dining room. The focal point is the staircase rising to the first floor. Adjoining downstairs cloakroom.

The front facing family room enjoys a box bay window to the front.

The elegant drawing room lends itself perfectly for formal entertaining. The room centre's around the beautiful detailed fireplace inset with a gas fire. A rear door provides access into the garden.

A fine feature of the property is the wonderful open plan kitchen/dining room combining space and light, ideal for both family living and entertaining. It is fitted with an attractive range of wall and base units. Granite work surfaces are inset with a twin sink. Appliances include a range cooker with space for an American style fridge/freezer, dish washer and washing machine. Rear double doors allow interaction with the rear garden. Access is also provided via a hatch into the basement featuring light and power.

The well proportioned master bedroom is to the first floor, featuring an original fireplace and box bay window. There is direct access into one of the other bedrooms, which would alternatively make an ideal dressing room or potential en suite.

There are three further bedrooms to the first floor, one of which features a balcony with views over the rear garden and beyond.

The family bathroom comprises bath with separate shower attachment, shower, pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail and W.C.

The second floor benefits from additional and flexible accommodation. The open plan current studio features wood floor and a generously sized Velux window, which allows natural light to flood the room and stairwell.

There is also one further bedroom with a Juliet balcony to the rear.

The adjacent shower room completes the accommodation.

4 Church Road is approached via a gravel driveway providing parking. There is hedging to the border and beautiful mature oak tree.

The south-facing landscaped rear garden, comprises a paved patio, perfect for alfresco dining and an adjoining area of level lawn. The garden is enclosed with a close boarded fence and a border of herbaceous bed. Power to rear of garden.

Pedestrian side access.

Square Footage: 2,556 sq ft

Directions

From our office in Locksbottom, turn right at the traffic lights onto the A21 then left into Croydon Road (A232). After approximately 1¼ miles, turn right at the crossroads onto Baston Road (B265). Continue to the roundabout and turn left onto Pickhurst Lane (B251). At the crossroads, continue straight onto Hayes Lane. Take the fifth right onto Kingswood Road and Church Road is the sixth road on your left. Number 4 can be found shortly on your left hand side.


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26 October 2016

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