Coombe Residential

Coombe Residential, with its office on the borders of Coombe and Wimbledon, was established in 1996 to provide the Coombe area and its community with a local specialised agency which has the expertise and knowledge to cover all matters regarding property sales, letting and management. 

Ballard Close

Guide Price £3,350,000  SOLD

 

We are delighted to offer a truly spacious and well planned newly built family home offering approx. 5165 sq ft (479.8 sq m) arranged over four floors designed to meet the many new eco-friendly requirements of the Code for Sustainable Homes.  The property boasts five double bedrooms including master suite including large walk-through dressing room and full en suite bathroom, and four additional bath/shower rooms. The property also features a double aspect drawing room which provides an ideal formal entertaining space, and a large kitchen/breakfast/family dining room, utility room, shower room and a formal guest cloakroom. The large basement provides a family room suitable for use as a games room or home office with its own separate external entrance; media room for use as a cinema/gym; plus an additional room ideal as a wine cellar or hobby room and another shower room. The property comes complete with a single garage and ample forecourt parking.

 

Location

Ballard Close lies in the heart of leafy Coombe, close to New Malden. Kingston and Wimbledon are both an easy drive, offering excellent shopping facilities, from department stores housing concessions found in famous West End streets and specialised boutiques to a wide range of restaurants meeting the palates from across the world.  The A3 trunk road offers fast access to central London and both Gatwick and Heathrow airports via the M25 motorway network. The nearest train stations at Norbiton and New Malden are within walking distance, and the 57 bus route runs along nearby Coombe Lane West to stations at Kingston and Wimbledon, all of which provide frequent services into London with extensive underground links at Vauxhall, Waterloo and Wimbledon providing easy access to points throughout the whole city. The nearest bus stop is within minutes’ walk from Ballard Close on Coombe Lane West adjacent to Coombe Hill Junior and Infants School. The immediate area offers a wide range of recreational facilities including five golf courses, tennis and squash clubs and many leisure centres. The 2,360 acres of Richmond Park, an area of outstanding beauty is easily accessed from Kingston Gate, Ladderstile Gate and Robin Hood Gate, providing a picturesque setting in which to picnic, go horse riding, jogging or just take a leisurely walk. Theatres at Wimbledon and Richmond are also popular alternatives to the West End. There are numerous excellent local schools for all ages, private, state, and a variety of international educational establishments within the immediate vicinity, all within easy walking distance of the property.

 

The Property

External Features

Hedone has an impressive gravel forecourt which sweeps around a large attractive lawned area with mature trees, set behind bespoke designed automated gates and railings.  York Stone paving leads up to every entrance, and forms a split level terrace across the entire rear width of the property, offering ample space for outside entertaining. The rest of the rear and front gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs to the borders. The external elevations are in attractive brick with a feature silver sand lime render gable end to the front. The roof has been tiled with red clay tiles.

 


Windows and External Doors

Our client has selected the best in finishing details and has used triple glazed timber windows and doors which offer a perfect mix of traditional design with modern features. The feature front door is in oak with an attractive modern design.

Internal Joinery

All internal doors are oak with polished and satin chrome dual finish door furniture handles. The open tread staircase is a particular feature, having been bespoke designed in a fabulous mix of oak and glass. The warm oak theme continues with wide strip engineered oak flooring throughout the ground floor, basement and landing areas, except in the shower, cloak and utility rooms, which are tiled with an attractive matt stone finish. Bedroom 5 offers spacious walk in storage and for all other bedrooms Hyperion has designed a comprehensive range of fitted units, the designs for which are available to view and amend to taste. 

Electrics and technology

The property benefits from LED spotlights including specialist “sunshine” spotlights throughout the basement and has been fully equipped with modern technology including recessed ceiling speakers on the ground and basement floors and in the master suite, and Sat1, Sat2, TV and Radio points in every room. Cat 6 cables have been installed with points to all rooms providing a data handling capacity which not only will meet all current needs but will last long into the future as the fully data integrated home becomes a reality. The audio visual panel located in the kitchen provides video entry security whilst audio panels to each landing provide an easy convenient way to control the automated gates from every floor.

Kitchen and Utility Room

The kitchen has been comprehensively fitted out with bamboo and matt cream wall and base units with a mocha quartz work surface, two large stainless steel sinks and a Franke stainless steel 3 in 1 kettle tap providing instant boiling water, InSink waste disposal unit and an additional Franke Arena mixer tap with useful pull out spray. The ATAG range of appliances comprise induction hob with attractive brushed steel extractor, dishwasher, large American style fridge freezer, wine cooler, combination microwave oven, two self-cleaning pyrolitic ovens, and integrated coffee machine. The utility room has been fully fitted with the same design wall and base units with mocha quartz work surface and stainless steel sink with Franke Arena mixer tap again with pull out spray, an additional dishwasher, and two washer dryers.

Plumbing and Heating

The house benefits from under floor heating to three floors with modern radiators to the top floor. A tank in tank hot water system with overall capacity of 600 litres located in the basement plant room provides for all domestic hot water and heating needs, heated via three high efficiency air source heat pumps. The property also has a full heat recovery and mechanical ventilation system on all floors ensuring there is fresh moisture controlled air in all rooms on all floors.

 


Bathrooms and Guest Cloakrooms

All the sanitary ware is by LAUFEN from their IILBAGNOALESSI ranges, providing a fusion of functional Swiss design with Italian style.  The Grohe and Crosswater brassware is in attractive chrome, with several sleek waterfall effect mixer taps. A particular feature is the stunning master floor standing tap which serves the lagoon style freestanding master bath positioned on its own raised platform within the master en suite. All baths and showers have rain shower systems with rain shower head and separate hand shower attachment, and chrome heated towel rails. All bath and shower rooms are tiled, with Brazilian textured wall tiles used throughout all wet areas on the ground and first floors with contrasting modern designs used in the top floor and basement shower rooms. Several of the bathrooms also feature LED illuminated mirrored cabinets.

Additional Features

A key design feature of property is the large glass section of the roof, which floods the second floor and entire four storey stairwell with natural light. The living room is double aspect with attractive views over the garden to the front and French doors leading onto the rear terrace. A second set of French doors also lead onto this terrace area from the breakfast area. The property also benefits from a burglar alarm system which can be controlled from the ground and first floors and a separate fire alarm. The basement has its own separate external entrance and shower room and has potential to be used as separate accommodation for family or staff. All technical, electrical and plumbing features are housed in or controlled from the basement plant room, leaving the living areas clear. The integral garage which is also plastered internally benefits from an insulated door made by Hormann.

Terms

  • Tenure  Freehold
  • Guide Price  £3,950,000 Subject to Contract
  • Council Tax Banding H  
  • Malden and Coombe Estate Frontage Charge £218.69 per annum payable in arrears
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