Riddlesdown Road, Purley

£1,500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5

Frost Estate Agents are delighted to offer "Redleaf" a sumptuous Edwardian period family home built in 1907, steeped in history and sitting proudly in a commanding position providing some of the best views of the area and into central London. We are now looking for a new custodian for this wonderful home, a truly unique opportunity that should not be missed, if you are looking for period charm and grandeur and more features than we can list, then we strongly advise an early viewing to avoid disappointment. The property is available to purchase with no onward chain, ideal for those looking for a speedy transaction.

From the moment you pull up to the property it is clear to see this is a home of splendour, with a beautifully landscaped and tendered frontage, with a resin driveway leading to ample parking, additionally there is a double garage with electric doors and car port with a "Rolec EV WallPod" Charging Station with 32A Type 2 Socket for electric car charging). The façade has stood the test of time and its brick and part rendered frontage is a joy to view. The grounds to the rear have also been thoughtfully hard landscaped, with graceful patio areas and pathways, including the swimming pool surround, the heated pool is also complimented with a summer house to enjoy.

Inside the house the property does not disappoint, the enclosed porch grants access to the reception hallway currently used as a sitting room, the billiard room is an excellent room for entertaining measuring 26 x 19 ft, the additional front aspect reception is also of exceptional size with the original 18 inch high skirting, there is a bespoke built kitchen breakfast room, useful study, utility & WC, three piece shower room, pantry & store cupboard completing the ground floor.

The first floor has a spacious landing from where you access the five double bedrooms, four of which are of a very large size, each of them have their own features, character, and charm. They are complemented by a family bathroom and a shower room, there is also a fixed “pigeon” staircase to the useful fully boarded loft space ideal for storage, this is also a space that could be further developed, subject to the necessary consents.

Purley and its surrounding area is known for many excellent state and private schools, which include locally the John Fisher School, a high-performing catholic all boys state school, Laleham Lea Primary School, a co-educational prep-school, Oakwood School, a co-educational catholic primary and Riddlesdown Collegiate. Following their outstanding OFSTED judgement in 2016, Riddlesdown Collegiate has furthered its success in being awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark. Others include Wallington Girls, Whitgift, Wilsons, Christchurch and Beaumont to name just a few.

The town is on the main London-to-Brighton railway line and is served by Purley and Purley Oaks stations as well as Reedham station on the Tattenham corner line. You can reach London Bridge within 25 mins or London Victoria in approximately 23 mins and Farringdon in approximately 30 mins. The A23 road heads right into the capital, the M25 and M23 are less than six miles away and there's easy access to Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

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Frost Property

1 Purley Road, Purley, Surrey

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