Guide Price £1,800,000 SOLD
A wonderful 4/5 bedroom detached family home set in a quiet private cul-de-sac forming part of the private Coombe Estate and walking distance of public transport. West facing rear garden 0.31 of an acre, Approved Planning for 5,000 sq ft redevelopment.
This four bedroom detached house, located on a private quiet road of the Coombe Estate, offers generous accommodation which is currently arranged over three floors and further benefits from full planning permission
(see planning ref 16/14121/FUL). The property is approached off a mono block paved forecourt bordered by several bushes, Yew hedges, box hedging with outside lighting. The garden to the front and rear also benefit from a full irrigation system which is controlled from the swimming pool pump house.
Brook Gardens is a Private tree lined cul de sac forming part of the Coombe Hill Estate and is conveniently located close to Kingston Town Centre with its excellent shopping facilities, as is the A3 trunk road offering fast access to Central London and both Gatwick and Heathrow airports via the M25 motorway network. The nearest train station at Norbiton is within easy walking distance and provides frequent services to Waterloo with its underground links to points throughout the City. The immediate area offers a wide range of recreational facilities including three golf courses, tennis and squash clubs. There is also access to Coombe Wood golf course through a gate at the end of the cul de sac. Richmond Park which is within easy access from Kingston Gate is an area of outstanding beauty, and provides a picturesque setting in which to picnic, go horse riding, jogging or just take a leisurely walk. Theatres at Richmond and Wimbledon are also popular alternatives to the West End together with an excellent choice of restaurants. There are also numerous schools for all ages in the Private and State sectors and a variety on International school.
ENTRANCE HALL | DRAWING ROOM | DINING ROOM | GARDEN ROOM | KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM OPEN PLAN INTO FAMILY ROOM | GUEST CLOAKROOM | UTILITY ROOM | FOUR BEDROOMS | EN SUITE DRESSING ROOM | TWO BATHROOMS (ONE EN SUITE) | SEPARATE WC
FULL GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING AND HOT WATER | DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS | OUTDOOR HEATED SWIMMING POOL | IRRIGATION SYSTEM | OUTSIDE LIGHTING | DOUBLE GARAGE | FORECOURT PARKING FOR APPROX 5 CARS | WEST FACING REAR GARDEN | APPROX 0.32 OF AN ACRE
A monoblock driveway, with off street parking for several cars, leads to a covered porch with solid oak door. This opens into an entrance vestibule with mosaic tiled floor, leading into the entrance hall, with oak wood strip flooring which runs throughout the ground floor. Two arches lead into the bright drawing room, with a bay window offering views to the rear garden, elevated fireplace recess with slate base, and into the dining room, which also has a bay window to front. Adjacent to the drawing room, there is a rear facing garden room, with sliding patio doors to the rear terrace.
The guest cloakroom, with a wash area and a separate WC, is accessed from the hall and benefits from terracotta tiled floor.
The kitchen/breakfast/family room boasts lovely views of the garden and access to terrace via French doors. The kitchen/breakfast area, with decorative oak beams to the ceiling and a breakfast bar with space for 5 stools, offers a wood effect range of wall and base units with laminate worktop, twin stainless steel sinks and drainer. The integrated range of appliances includes a four ring Schott Ciran induction hob with extractor hood above, two Whirlpool ovens, Bosch dishwasher and a free standing Subzero fridge/freezer. The spacious open plan family room benefits from skylights and pine louvre shutters to the window and sliding patio doors.
The utility room houses the Ideal Mexico boiler and a stainless steel sink with cupboard below, and has access to the front driveway. There is also space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and upright freezer.
An easy rising staircase leads up to the first floor, where the master bedroom suite and three further bedrooms are located, as well as a family bathroom.
The master bedroom, with views to the front via the bay window and built-in bench seating and cupboards below, benefits from an en suite dressing area, which is well equipped with built in wardrobes and drawers, as well as an en suite bathroom. This comprises a coloured suite of panelled bath, low level WC, wash hand basin inset into tiled surface with cupboard below and a fully tiled corner shower cubicle.
The three other bedrooms are all rear facing with views over the garden, and in addition to the family bathroom, there is a separate tiled WC.
From the landing, there is another staircase leading to bedroom five which occupies the second floor. This is a large space with Velux windows, a built in cupboard, access to the various eaves storage cupboards and would be suitable for a games room/study. Furthermore, half way up the stairs there is access to a deep eaves storage cupboard.
Rear Garden: The west facing garden benefits from an outdoor heated swimming pool with its night time rainbow changing colour facility. The York stone paved terrace, which spans across the rear width of the house, has an awning and a mature Virginia creeper. In addition to the shed is a Pool house which houses the new boiler, pump and filtration equipment for the swimming pool and also the automated control for the irrigation system for the front and rear garden which is fed off the mains. There is also access to the front garden from the side of the house.
Integral Double Garage: Two electric up-and over doors.
Local Authority: The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Council Tax Banding: H
Coombe Estate Frontage Charge: £160.88 per annum (charged in arrears 07/08)
Coombe Estate Contribution: £110 per annum
Guide Price: £1,800,000 Subject to Contract