Situated in a sought-after setting close to the amenities of Coulsdon and within walking distance of Coulsdon South train station is this attractive detached home with three bedrooms. The property has easy access on to the many paths of Farthing Downs which offers lovely views across the North Downs, with the main access gate situated approximately 100 metres away. The property, which was built in 1930, has a feature front elevation and well-proportioned interiors typical of the era. Internally a number of period features remain, including beamed ceilings, a wooden framed fireplace with wood-burning stove and picture rails. The property has also been modernised to include engineered wood flooring with underfloor insulation, fitted storage and a modern kitchen/dining room.
The property is entered via a spacious hallway leading to the generous triple aspect sitting room, a cloakroom and the open plan kitchen/dining room which serves as the heart of the family home. Here there is ample space for a dining table in front of tall glass sliding doors, plus excellent storage within the kitchen which features cream wall and base units, an integrated dishwasher and fridge, solid wood work surfaces and fashionable metro tiles. Along with an attractive butler sink there is space for a range cooker and a number of freestanding appliances.
On the first floor there are captivating front-facing views over the Downs and across the garden to the rear. The three bedrooms are arranged together and include two spacious double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a family bathroom.
Downs Road is a popular residential road close to local amenities and very convenient for the rail commuter with Coulsdon South station accessed via footpath from Reddown Road (0.6 miles). Within Coulsdon town centre there is a good range of shops including a Waitrose superstore and a selection of cafes and restaurants. The nearby green spaces of Farthing Downs and Happy Valley provide excellent walking on the picturesque North Downs. Locally there are many sporting leisure facilities including equestrian establishements, football and golf courses at Woodcote Park, Coulsdon Manor and Surrey National. Access to the A23/M23/M25 motorway network and Gatwick Airport is possible from Farthing Way.
TRAIN SERVICES: Coulsdon South station is 0.6 miles walk with fast direct train services to London Bridge and London Victoria in approximately 35 minutes.
With a delightful front aspect over Farthing Downs, the property has a charming front garden with a paved parking area and an attached single garage. Easy access onto the Downs is possible via a path directly opposite the house. A side gate leads through a wooden lean-to storage area to the westerly-facing rear garden, where there is a good-size decking terrace leading down to a large lawned area enclosed on three sides by high hedges and mature shrubs, with a number of established flowerbeds and borders. In addition there is a work studio with electricity, a potting shed and a greenhouse.
Sought-after setting opposite Farthing Downs
20ft sitting room
Excellent walks nearby
Walking distance to Coulsdon South train station
Total of approx. 1313 Sq Ft