Guide Price £1,895,000
A truly delightful detached family home offered in excellent order throughout with five bedrooms, four bathrooms, three ensuite with a large kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, drawing room and study and spacious entrance hall arranged over three floors with a south facing rear garden.
Believed to have been built in the 1930s, this property was refurbished and extended eleven years ago with no expense spared and has since been well maintained by the current owners This wonderful gated family home offers spacious family living accommodation to the ground floor, all interconnecting with ceramic tiled floors throughout and underfloor heating, a study, guest cloakroom, utility room and integral garage. The well equipped kitchen/breakfast room enjoys a southerly aspect to the rear garden and terrace which spans the rear width of the house, ideal for al fresco entertaining. The first floor offers four bedrooms, two en suite showers and a family bathroom, with a master suite to the second floor, with a walk in dressing room and en suite bathroom.
Coombe Lane West is conveniently located close to Kingston and Wimbledon town centres with their excellent shopping facilities. The A3 offering fast access to central London and both Gatwick and Heathrow airports via the M25 are also close to hand. The nearest train station at Norbiton is within short walking distance and provides frequent services to London Waterloo and Vauxhall (approximately 25 to 30 minutes) with their 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. Richmond Park, the largest of the capital’s eight Royal Parks at 2,368 acres of natural beauty, is close by and provides a picturesque setting in which to picnic, go horse riding, cycling, jogging, or just to take a leisurely walk. Theatres at Wimbledon, Kingston and Richmond are popular with local residents, with many new productions debuting here before launching in the West End and also have an excellent choice of restaurants. There are numerous private, state and International schools for all ages within the immediate vicinity, including Coombe Hill Infant and Junior School, Rokeby School for boys, Holy Cross Prep School for girls and Marymount International to name but a few.
ENTRANCE HALL | DRAWING ROOM | DINING ROOM | STUDY KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM | UTILITY ROOM | GUEST CLOAKROOM | MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN SUITE DRESSING ROOM AND BATHROOM | FOUR FURTHER BEDROOMS | FAMILY BATHROOM | TWO EN SUITE SHOWER ROOMS
UNVENTED GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING & HOT WATER | FULLY DOUBLE GLAZED DOORS AND WINDOWS | SINGLE INTEGRAL GARAGE | FORECOURT PARKING | APPROX 120’ SOUTH FACING REAR GARDEN WITH A TERRACE SPANNING THE REAR WIDTH | RE WIRED AND RE PLUMBED APPROX. ELEVEN YEARS AGO | NEW ROOF | RECESSED LOW VOLTAGE LIGHTS THROUGHOUT AND RECESSED SPEAKERS TO THREE MAIN ROOMS | CERAMIC TILED GROUND FLOOR WITH UNDERFLOOR HEATING | UNDER FLOOR HEATING TO ALL BATHROOMS | QUALITY WHITE SANITARY WARE AND FITTINGS WITH BASE CUPBOARDS TO ALL THE WASH HAND BASINS | VIDEO ENTRY PHONE | THERMOSTATIC VALVES TO ALL THE RADIATORS
This well refurbished home is approached off Coombe Lane West, via remote controlled electric gates, offering ample off street parking for up to six cars in addition to the integral garage with a remote control up and over door. The solid Oak front door opens into a really spacious reception hall with the Oak stairwell as a central feature. The well-appointed guest cloakroom is found to the left with a study to the right facing the front garden.
The double aspect formal drawing room opens into the dining room which leads into the Kitchen/Breakfast room with a sky lantern over the breakfast area. The whole ground floor benefits from ceramic tiled floors with electric under floor heating complimented by the radiators. The study is beautifully appointed with a wide range of built in wall cabinets with ample shelving, filing drawers and two built in desks. The drawing room features a stone fireplace surround with a gas coal effect fire set within a cast iron hearth and black granite surround and base, upright radiators and French doors to the garden and terrace. The adjacent dining room also benefits from French doors onto the terrace and a glazed door into the adjoining kitchen/breakfast room. This area benefits from a wealth of wall units, some with glazed doors, base units with a central island home to the MIELE gas five ring hob and extractor fan canopy above. The rest of the integrated appliances comprises an American style SAMSUNG fridge/freezer with ice and water, NEFF double oven, both with a grill, MIELE counter top wine fridge and a Neff dishwasher. Two FRANKE stainless steel sinks with mixer tap sit within a granite work surface with ample space as a working area, video entry phone. The utility room, of equal high standards, boasts ample storage with a black granite surface, stainless steel sink and drainer with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer (included), window to the side and radiator panel. A door leads into the integral garage, which benefits from an electric up and over door, ceramic tiled floor, Worcester unvented gas fired boiler, hot water cylinder and space for further kitchen appliances.
From the entrance hall, the easy rising staircase leads to the first floor landing where there is a wall of custom built in bookshelves and a deep window shelf encasing a radiator panel. There are four bedrooms to this level, two of which benefit from en suite shower rooms, and a full family bathroom with shower and bath tub. One of the bedrooms also benefits from two walls of built in wardrobes with space for several desk/dressing tables, while Bedroom Two facing the rear garden (currently being used as the master) benefits from custom built in wardrobes with self-closing doors and drawers.
The staircase continues to the second floor where the master suite can be found, with views to the rear garden from the dormer windows. There is a dressing room, well lit by a large Velux window, with built in wardrobes, base drawers and dressing table with a door leading to deep eaves storage. The en suite bathroom has a free standing bath with mixer taps, ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ wash hand basin on a granite work top with base cupboards, low level WC with concealed cistern and a glazed shower cubicle, chrome heated towel rail and Velux window to the side.
Rear Garden The property has an Indian sand stone terrace spanning the rear width of the house with access to the front from either side. Two large water butts are to be found to the rear and ample outside lighting. The South facing elevated terrace enjoys a tranquil view over the rear garden with lawned areas, several flower beds, two raised vegetable beds, mature shrubs and trees around the perimeter with a path to both sides of the lawn meeting in the middle to the rear. In the left corner of the garden there is a large shed (10 x 10 foot) providing storage for garden tools and equipment.
Guide Price £1,895,000 Subject to Contract
Local Authority The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Council Tax Banding H
Energy Performance Rating D