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OVERVIEW A unique and charming Arts and Crafts house, built in the 1920's with almost all period features remaining, perfectly designed to make the most of landscaped gardens which wrap around the house. There are distant views across the valley from the elevated position and a superb level front lawn. Briefly, the property offers three well-proportioned reception rooms, a kitchen with loggia and upstairs, four double bedrooms; one with a balcony. There is also a grade-II listed ice house in the grounds, believed to be the only one left in Oxted. Call us now for more information, we are *Open 8am - 8pm 7 Days a Week*
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SITUATION The property is in a quiet, highly sought-after residential no through road and yet within a short walking distance to Oxted town centre and railway station. The house and grounds are set back and above the road, affording a remarkable level of peace and privacy, whilst enjoying all the benefits of a central location.

ENTRANCE HALL An ornate dark oak front door, which is set back within a rain porch, leads into the spacious entrance hall which has its original quarry tiled floor and a dark wooden turning staircase to the upper floor. There are doors leading into the sitting room, dining room, study/third reception room and kitchen. There is a W/C next to the front door and a deep under stairs storage cupboard. Original Crittall windows look towards the landscaped rear garden from the hallway and the stairs.

SITTING ROOM The sitting room features attractive, tall and wide curved Crittall windows which take in uninterrupted sunlight from the Southern aspect and afford gorgeous views over the front garden as well as distant views over the treetops and valley opposite. There is a fine Arts and Crafts working fire place exhibiting the style and craftsmanship which is also evident throughout the house. There are original exposed wooden floors, skirting boards and picture rails. A side window gives a view towards the tall shrubs which are opposite the entrance porch.

DINING ROOM The formal dining room is next door to the sitting room and has identical tall, curved windows, this time with an attractive timber window seat, another working fire place, floorboards, skirting boards and picture rails. To the side there is a door leading to a loggia and providing convenient access to outside dining areas and onto the front lawn.

KITCHEN The kitchen enjoys views towards the front, side and rear garden and has a door leading to the loggia and front garden. The kitchen units are dark machined real wood panels under a granite worktop. There is an array of integrated kitchen appliances by Miele, Neff and Liebherr, including a multifunction oven with pyrolytic cleaning, a large induction hob, dishwasher, larder fridge, separate freezer, plus a washing machine and a tumble dryer, which are all fully concealed. There is a central console and large opening suitable for a range cooker or Aga, with a flue above.

STUDY/RECEPTION THREE The third reception room, which could make an ideal play room or study, is in the rear section of the house. There is a door leading to the rear garden and three windows facing to the side and rear gardens. This room has the benefit of centrally-heated underfloor heating.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING The upper landing has doors leading to all the upstairs rooms and a galleried staircase. There is a loft access door with pull-down stairs, leading to the extensive, part-boarded loft areas.

BEDROOM ONE The first bedroom from the upstairs landing is dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the front and side, wooden flooring, skirting boards and picture rail, built in wardrobe and a door into an en-suite which is a quarry tiled wet room with a rain shower and wash hand basin.

BEDROOM TWO The second door along leads to another double bedroom, this time at the rear of the house, with windows to either side, wooden flooring, skirting boards and picture rail.

FAMILY BATHROOM The charming family bathroom has a corner spa bath and wet-room style rain shower, wash hand basin, quarry floor tiles, heated brushed steel towel rail which is centrally heated and also has an electric element for the summer months and a window with distant Easterly views.

SEPERATE W/C The W/C is next to the bathroom and has quarry tiled floor and walls and a frosted window to the rear.

BEDROOM THREE The third double bedroom is to the front and enjoys stunning distant Southerly views, a feature working Arts and Crafts fireplace, wooden floors and picture rail.

BEDROOM FOUR The fourth double bedroom enjoys a dual aspect with a window overlooking the leafy side garden plus windows and a door which open to a large private balcony which has stunning distant views towards the South. The is a feature working Arts and Crafts fireplace, shelving, wooden flooring, skirting boards and picture rail.

OUTSIDE To the front of the house lies a superb level lawn which is surrounded by a plethora of mature shrubs and trees. The garden wraps around both sides of the house to the rear where it raises up to an upper lawn area again with mature shrubs and trees. Additionally, there is converted wooden garage which is now a useful space that can be used as a work space or children's play room, or for storage. Below the garage is a good sized store room/workshop. At the base of the front garden there is a Grade II listed ice house originally built to service the residents of a period home and now belonging to Little Hammer. The ice house was renovated about 20 years ago and has a concrete screed floor.

GARAGE There is a single garage, which has its own electricity supply, and off-street parking for two cars.

SERVICES Council Tax Band: G. Tandridge District Council.
Mains Services.

OXTED The town of Oxted has a wide range of amenities including cafes, restaurants and shops, a popular leisure centre, a cinema and a health centre. There are local state and private schools including Hazelwood and Oxted School. Oxted Station is half a mile on foot and has direct services to London Bridge (circa 35 mins) and Victoria (circa 40 mins). There are local tennis clubs, cricket clubs, golf clubs and a popular riding school. The motorway network can be accessed nearby at junction 6 of the M25 approximately 3.5 miles distant. Gatwick Airport lies approximately 30 minutes drive away.

PLATFORM NOTE *Our clients have kindly supplied the limited imagery. Full details, floorplans and EPC coming soon. Please call us for more information, *PROPERTY OFFERED WITH NO ONWARD CHAIN*

CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING REGULATIONS 2008 Platform Property (the agent) has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and therefore cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor. References to the tenure of a property are based on information supplied by the seller. Platform Property has not had sight of the title documents. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation, please ask us at Platform Property. We kindly ask that all buyers check the availability of any property of ours and make an appointment to view with one of our team before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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Wilderness Road, Oxted, RH8

£1,425,000
For Sale
  • DETACHED HOUSE
  • FOUR BEDROOMS
  • ENSUITE + FAMILY BATHROOM
  • OFF STREET PARKING + GARAGE
  • OXTED STATION FIVE MINUTES WALK
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