Red Lane, Oxted, RH8 0RY
LOCATION These cottages are located on Red Lane, a country road connecting local villages. Despite the semi-rural feel of the area, these cottages are within walking distance of the mainline train services from Hurst Green Station. The town of Oxted is approximately two miles away and offers a more comprehensive range of facilities including a cinema, leisure centre with pool and a variety of local shops and supermarkets including Waitrose and Morrisons. Schools within both the state and private sector are within easy reach and the motorway can be accessed at Junction 6 of the M25.
DESCRIPTION The striking solid wood, original front door is accessed across some communal grounds from the parking area. This impressive door opens up to into the cosy dining room with leaded light windows to the front and the possibility of exposing an old fireplace in the corner. The living room has an attractive Victorian style fireplace with tiled surround and wooden mantle piece. Handy fitted shelving is built beside the fire and leaded light windows provide views to the patio and garden. The internal doors in this property are a lovely feature, all solid wood cottage doors which really add to the traditional style. Through one of these doors is the extended kitchen fitted with a range of wall and base units and a wooden work surface over. A butler style sink sits beneath the window and to the other side of the kitchen is a five ring gas hob with an electric oven and separate grill beneath. There is space here for a freestanding fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The utility area has more wall and base units with a sink and drainer beneath the window that over looks the garden. An integrated fridge/freezer provides additional cold storage. A downstairs w.c. with obscured window is conveniently located here, so too is a good sized storage cupboard housing the boiler and space for coats and shoes. A door from the kitchen leads to the patio.
Access to the first floor is up a wooden staircase from the dining room. This floor comprises three bedrooms. The master bedroom has original polished wood floorboards, double glazed leaded light windows and a built in cupboard. The second double bedroom to the other end of the house is dual aspect with views to the garden. The single bedroom has a pretty feature fireplace, the airing cupboard with storage and views to the garden. The family bathroom has been updated by the current vendor and has a bath with shower over, w.c, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. The loft access is on the landing and is part boarded.
OUTSIDE The private rear garden is south facing and is mainly laid to lawn with a patio area outside the kitchen lending itself perfectly for al-fresco dining. There are grassy communal areas to the front that are looked after by the residents. A sweeping gravel driveway offers ample parking for residents and visitors, this property however has been given the right to use a specific space for one car.
BEST BITS: Set in a charming cluster of character properties within walking distance of the station, yet with a semi-rural feel. A delightful period home without the restriction of low ceilings and with potential to add value with an extension (SPP).
* Mid terraced character cottage
* Three bedrooms
* 1st floor bathroom
* Two reception rooms
* Open fireplace
* Potential to extend (SPP)
* Max broadband 200Mbps
* EPC rating
* Council Tax band E