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Lakeside Drive, Bromley Common, Kent, BR2








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Key features

  • Charming 3 bedroom family home
  • Many character features
  • Secluded garden backing recreation ground


Guide Price £730,000 and £750,000. Remaining within the same family for approx 50 years, this charming family home is offered to the market chain free.

This charming, CHAIN FREE, three bedroom semi detached character house is situated on a sought after residential road. With its tile hung and tudor elevations, this home exudes a timeless appeal. Nestled in a coveted location, it offers the added advantage of backing onto the picturesque secluded Hollydale recreation ground with its open spaces, lake and childrens play area. Situated on an enviable plot in Lakeside Drive with the houses opposite built at an angle meaning this property is not overlooked. With a rich history, this house has remained within the same family for approximately 50 years and its heritage is evident throughout. Built in the 1930's by the renowned builders WE & S Rumph, it showcases their exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail. Still retaining many character features including picture rails and coving in the reception rooms and bedrooms, original leaded coloured glass in the hall and quarter landing windows plus marble fireplace and hearth in the living room and marble hearth in the dining room. Upon entering you are greeted by a light and spacious entrance hall, setting the tone for the rest of the property. The ground floor boasts two reception rooms providing ample space for both formal entertaining and relaxed family living. There is a well proportioned kitchen while a convenient downstairs cloakroom adds to the overall functionality. To the first floor you will find three bedrooms including two generous sized doubles and a good size single. Completing the first floor is a five piece family bathroom. Outside, the house boasts a beautiful garden that stretches to approximately 110' long and has an array of mature plants and shrubs creating a beautiful environment for outdoor enjoyment. There is a terrace area directly adjoining the rear of the house and with the single garage set back it offers potential to further utilise this space as a home office or workshop. There is a large loft with good height making it ideal for conversion into living accommodation as has been done to several other surrounding properties. The Lakeside Drive area is very popular with growing families due to the excellent choice of schools including Darrick Wood, Ravenswood, Bishop Justus, Keston primary and Newstead and St Olaves grammar schools plus the good bus links to surrounding areas including Locksbottom village with it's shops and restaurants, Orpington, Bromley South and Hayes stations, all with good links to London. The M25 at junction 4 is approximately 5 miles away giving easy access to Gatwick airport and Bluewater shopping centre. Overall this is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a beautiful home in a sought after location with potential to extend subject to the usual planning consent.



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Lakeside Drive, Bromley Common, Kent, BR2


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Hayes Station1.6 miles
  • Petts Wood Station1.8 miles
  • Orpington Station1.9 miles
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Alexandre House, 399 Crofton Road, Farnborough, Orpington, BR6 8NL

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