Smoke Lane, Reigate, RH2 7HN
Smoke Lane is a quiet, no through road in the desirable Lesbourne Village area of Reigate. Lesbourne Village provides a variety of shops and restaurants on your doorstep. Smoke Lane is only 10 minutes walk from Reigate High Street. It is also within walking distance of Reigate Parish, Priory and Grammar Schools (as well as several others). Smoke Lane is also very close to the renowned Priory Park offering many acres of open parkland and all of its sporting/children’s facilities.
Reigate itself provides a comprehensive range of local shops and boutiques including Laura Ashley and M&S Simply Food. There are also an excellent number and variety of restaurants, cafes and coffee shops. There is excellent walking and riding locally in the surrounding countryside, Reigate Heath and The North Downs Way. The area also offers a wide range of sporting facilities including active rugby, cricket, and tennis clubs.
This charming, Victorian semi detached family home is set back from its quiet, no through, residential road, with an extremely pretty front garden.
The well proportioned sitting/dining room is open plan whilst having clearly defined separate areas. A handsome fireplace creates a focal point to the sitting room with a bay window to the front aspect which has been attractively adorned with shutters.
The kitchen is situated at the rear of the property and has been recently refitted with a contemporary range of wall and base units, integrated appliances include fridge/freezer, electric oven, gas hob and washing machine. The back door gives direct access to the rear garden. (The vendors have a certificate of lawful development and party wall agreement to extend the kitchen – plans are available.)
Stairs from the hallway lead down to a useful basement room with good head height, which has the advantage of having been tanked and is currently utilised as a home office.
On the first floor there are two well proportioned, double bedrooms with built-in cupboards and shutters and a large, well presented family bathroom. The loft has been superbly converted to create two further double bedrooms. The master bedroom has the benefit of being double aspect with a Juliet balcony to the rear elevation and velux windows to the front. The ensuite shower room has been fitted with a shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
The front garden is of excellent size, a picket fence and gate gives access and a path leads over the well stocked borders to the front door. In Spring the Magnolia tree is a real delight and asset to the front garden.
The rear garden has been landscaped with a decked area providing the perfect space for table and chairs, the remainder is mainly laid to lawn. Both gardens are relatively low maintenance and a sprinkler system is also installed. The rear gate gives access out to the parking space and a gated side alley provides access from the front to the rear of the property.
Commuting to London from Reigate station takes around 40 minutes into London Bridge or Victoria. Commuting to London is also possible through Redhill mainline/Earlswood stations, 1.6/1.2 miles away, which offer direct routes into London Bridge and Victoria from 28 minutes, Gatwick airport in 15 minutes, along with routes to a variety of other destinations.
Reigate provides a comprehensive range of local shops and boutiques including Laura Ashley and M&S Simply Food. There are also a good number of restaurants, cafes and coffee shops including Costa and Cafe Nero. Local restaurants include Pizza Express, Carluccio’s, Cote, Bill’s and La Barbe.
Reigate also has a number of highly regarded schools, state and independent, for all ages. These include Dunottar, Reigate Grammar, Micklefield, Holmesdale, Reigate Priory and Reigate Secondary.
Reigate Priory Park offers many acres of open parkland and excellent facilities including tennis courts, skate park and The Pavilion cafe. There is excellent walking and riding locally in the surrounding countryside, Reigate Heath and The North Downs Way.
The area offers a wide range of sporting facilities including active rugby, cricket, and tennis clubs. For golfers local courses include Reigate Heath, Betchworth Park, Walton Heath and the RAC Club at Epsom.
* Charming Victorian semi detached house
* Extended by the current vendors
* Permission granted for extension of kitchen
* Off street parking
* 4/5 DOUBLE bedrooms & 2 bathrooms (1 ensuite)
* Quiet residential road
* Front and back gardens
* Desirable Lesbourne ‘village’ location
* Basement – tanked full height room suitable for bedroom/study or playroom
* Chain free