3 bedroom detached house for saleLowther Hill
- Detached mid-century family home 137m2 (1474 ft2) of space in turn key condition
- Three generous sized reception rooms
- 76ft South-facing mature and private garden
- Off-street parking to accommodate two cars
- Three double bedrooms
- Close to Honor Oak Park station, Blythe Hill Park and local amenities
Introducing a unique detached house, in turn-key condition, available chain-free. This beautiful home offers off-street parking for two cars on a wide tree-lined road, one of the most sought-after in the area, just minutes from all amenities of Honor Oak Park. This three bed house benefits from a wonderful south-facing garden measuring 76ft, offering a tranquil haven while yet extremely well connected. No detail has been overlooked to make this a very comfortable and characterful home. The house has been cleverly extended and renovated and transformed into a home ideal for a range of occupants, without compromising on space and style. Interconnecting reception rooms offer versatility for elegant entertaining, giving an easy flow to downstairs accommodation. The house benefits from a range of features, including high-spec alu-clad timber windows imported from Denmark, underfloor heating as specified, as well as rewiring and re-plumbing by the current owners. This rare to the market gem also provides the potential for a new owner to increase its size, should they wish, as it has a loft space which could accommodate two further double bedrooms and a bathroom.
Gated driveway with enclosed flower beds, generous parking space, PIR lighting.
The front door opens into a light-filled porch with chequered black and white tiled floor and beautiful stained glass double doors beyond. Ample space for storage.
The hallway features solid varnished oak flooring and larger than average under stairs storage. It also features a radiator on the ground floor level, with a further radiator above on the mid-landing level.
Downstairs guest WC, with tiled floor, sliding oak door pocket-door, toilet, handbasin, chrome radiator and electric air vent.
Sitting-room - The sitting room features a triple-aspect bay window, beautiful fireplace, solid varnished oak floor, two radiators and oak door. As well as making a fine reception room the space is used as an occasional spare room, as demonstrated by a sofa-bed and sofa. The room offers great scope for versatile usage options, having been transformed into a larger than average bedroom for an au pair previously with wardrobe, desk and chest of drawers.
Kitchen - The current owners extended the kitchen to become a kitchen-diner which also integrates a spacious soft seating area. The kitchen benefits from recessed spotlights as well as the four large skylights and timber glazing right up to the apex of the roof, a key design feature of this charming space. Underfoot the kitchen features high-quality Villeroy & Boch porcelain floor tiles. Kitchen units are solid wood. Heating is provided by a white column radiator. Other features include a double oven with induction hob, extractor fan and at the centre of the room is a free-standing island unit with granite worktop. The ceramic sink benefits from an extendable tap and an insinkerator waste disposal system.
The clever kitchen space is complemented by a walk-in pantry with oak bi-fold door with pendant light and electricity point. This space features open storage shelving for easy access, and ample storage for recycling and larger items.
A separate laundry room with oak bi-fold door currently stores the washing machine, dryer and ironing board etc and includes an electric extractor fan, providing a practical space and great solution for family life while minimising disturbance.
The dining area directly beyond overlooks the large garden through timber windows and double-doors leading onto the patio. The dining area soft -seating provides a wonderful view of the garden in this beautiful light space. The dining area also benefits from underfloor heating with its own controlled zone, currently with bamboo engineered flooring. Lighting is provided by both recessed spotlights and pendant lights.
Living room – To the side is the living room which is shown as currently complimenting the kitchen-diner, although this space could easily be divided by either internal double-doors or sliding doors. The living room overlooks both the driveway to the front through a triple window, plus benefits from windows and a door leading onto the back garden patio. The room also features two skylights and pendant lights. A built in cupboard contains the boiler and gas meter, as well as providing a useful storage space. This room has been used as a study/work-space area making the most of the light. The room also benefits from underfloor heating with its own zoning for ultimate comfort.
Garden - 76ft long garden with patio and lights, shed, and trees and shrubs including a beautiful apple tree which provides an abundance of cooking apples - as well as providing a great space to hang a hammock and enjoy the privacy of this garden.
Double-landing with double-window at mid-level, and radiator, with access to the loft from the top landing.
Upstairs there are three bedrooms, each of a sufficient size to house a double-bed.
Master bedroom - this room overlooks the garden and provides wonderful views of the green spaces and trees backing onto the property, through two large triple windows. The room is shown with a king size bed and with ample space for bedroom storage units, it is carpeted and has two radiators.
Second bedroom - Bright double bedroom with neutral decor, wooden flooring and one double radiator.
Third bedroom - large window, radiator, wooden flooring and although featuring a single bed currently has sufficient space to accommodate a double bed.
Bathroom - White three piece bathroom suite, the bathroom features marble tiles. This room offers a bright space thanks to the large double-window. Double-radiator.
Loft - large attic space which spans the width of the original building and could easily be converted into two double-bedrooms and bathroom.
Lowther Hill is close to Honor Oak Park station where there are regular services to London Bridge (around 15mins) as well as London Overground services to Shoreditch and Highbury and Islington. There is also easy access to the Thameslink line at Crofton Park station (around 15 mins walk) for Blackfriars, Farringdon and Kings Cross. The trendy high street at Honor Oak Park boasts a range of independent shops, cafes, bars, a deli and several highly-recommended restaurants. A short walk in the other direction gives access to thriving Forest Hill, with its pubs, independent shops, restaurants and highly regarded gym and swimming pool. Nearby green leafy open spaces can be found at Blythe Hill Fields, One Tree Hill and Horniman Gardens all offering fantastic views of the London skyline. There is also a very good selection of Outstanding and Good primary schools nearby including Dalmain, Stillness, St William of York.
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