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6 bedroom detached house for sale

The South Border, PURLEY

Sold STC £2,250,000

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Imposing five/six bedroom detached residence situated in a premier location on the magnificent Webb Estate, Purley .

This truly delightful and imposing five/six bedroom detached residence is situated in a premier location on the magnificent Webb Estate, Purley - a conservation area occupying around 260 acres, offering privacy, peace and tranquillity and yet within walking distance of Purley town centre and railway station offering an excellent commuter service to both Victoria and London Bridge. Features of this fine home include an indoor swimming pool complex, three principal reception rooms, garden room and a Clive Christian fitted kitchen/family room. Believed to have been built in 1907, this beautiful family home offers a south facing aspect and sizeable accommodation being presented over three floors.

As soon as you step into the impressive reception hall you get an immediate feeling of space and the charm and character this fine home offers. Walk along the hallway and into the double aspect sitting room with its open feature Chesney fireplace and view over the mature rear garden. A real feature is the formal dining room which has a panelled fireplace, beamed ceiling and again offering views over the rear garden. Situated off the main reception hall is the study with fitted bookshelves and cupboard below and a feature ornate fireplace. The owners of the property enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the garden room with its glass pitched roof and floor to ceiling glass and doors overlooking the rear garden - an ideal place to relax and read a book. The real hub of the house is the Clive Christian hand made fitted kitchen/family room complete with central island, granite work surfaces and a range of integrated appliances including fitted microwave and American style fridge/freezer. In addition to these impressive rooms there is a downstairs cloakroom and cloaks cupboard.

Stairs rise to the first floor landing with a master bedroom suite to the rear aspect complete with a range of fitted Clive Christian bedroom furniture, fitted Clive Christian dressing room and bathroom suite. The double aspect guest suite offers a feature fireplace a modern fitted en-suite bathroom. There are three further double bedrooms on this level and a large family bathroom with free standing roll top bath and a large shower cubicle and a further shower room and wc.

Stairs rise to the second floor with further bedroom and loft space.

Grounds: Extending to approximately 0.5 acres the grounds are mature and secluded, with the rear garden being mainly laid to lawn and bordered by mature shrubs and trees and to the front is a further lawn area and sweeping in and out style driveway.

Swimming Pool Complex: The complex can be accessed from the main house and offers a changing area with two fitted shower cubicles, wc and plant room. Doors lead through to the pool area with vaulted ceiling, heating system/air conditioning, five sets of French doors onto the garden and a heated swimming pool with diving board and tile surround. The complex measure s approx. 41' x 29' (excluding changing areas and plant room)

Four Car Garage: There is a four car garage with two electric doors, inspection pit and a large loft space with Velux-style windows either side. There is also a further two car garage.

Location: The Webb Estate is nestled to the west of Purley town centre, occupying around 260 acres and is now a conservation area. Named after the developer, William Webb, who bought the land in 1888 with the idea of creating an environment which would offer the best of city and country life. The land was then divided into gardens of approximately an acre each and these were landscaped before being sold to individuals who could then create their own family homes surrounded by beautiful gardens.

Woodhayes is located in a premier road in this much sought after conservation area and is within walking distance of Purley town centre and railway station with excellent commuter train services to both Victoria and London Bridge. There are a number of private and state schools for children of all ages including Woodcote, St Davids, Wallington Girls, Wilsons, John Fisher and Whitgift. There is also a wide choice of leisure, entertainment and shopping facilities.

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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31 January 2012


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