Westerham Road, Oxted, RH8 0ED
LOCATION Situated on Westerham Road in Limpsfield and close to Oxted, this spacious family home is less than half a mile to the picturesque village of Limpsfield which boasts a tennis club and a few local stores. The post office, set within the convenience store, is run by the villagers. There is a friendly village pub a short walk away. A more comprehensive range of shops and facilities can be found in Oxted, approximately 3/4 of a mile away. There is a fast and frequent train service to central London (approximately 30 mins), a choice of supermarkets including Waitrose and Morrisons, a cinema, Leisure centre (with swimming pool) and a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. There are a number of good local state and independent schools for all ages, some within walking distance. These include Limpsfield and Downs Way Infant Schools, St Marys Junior School and Oxted Secondary School in the state sector and Hazelwood School in the independent sector.
DESCRIPTION The open porch covers the front door which opens into a large hallway with ample space for coat and shoe storage and access to the sitting room, the second reception room and the first and second floors. Solid oak flooring runs through most of the downstairs as well as modern fitted downlights, which, combined with the abundance of windows, offer a bright, light and airy feel. A central vacuum system, with several connection points, offers an easy cleaning solution. From the front door, to the left is the second reception room, currently used as a studio, and leads through to the utility room and downstairs w.c.. The utility room offers cupboard space, an outside door to the side of the house, space for a washing machine and space for a dryer.
The living room has a large window to the rear and French doors to the side as well as the control center for wiring into the Bang and Olufsen central sound system with speaker outlets and control panels in several rooms of the house. Off the living room the kitchen diner has a solid marble floor with under floor heating, fitted white wall and base units, a beautiful and practical ‘Eco Glass’ solid work surface (made from 400 recycled wine bottles), integrated fridge and freezer, integrated raised height oven and separate microwave, a four ring gas hob with extractor fan over, a dishwasher, a one and a half sink with mixer tap and a breakfast bar. The dining area has space for a good sized dining table, large window to rear and French doors to the side, giving access to the decking area.
The bright and airy feel of the property continues to the first floor. Four of the five double bedrooms are located here, two of which have en-suites. They are all stylishly decorated with wooden floor boards and benefit from the central vacuum system and double glazing throughout. The en-suites are a mirror image of each other both with shower cubicles, w.c’s, wash hand basins and boast under floor heating. The family bathroom has a bath with shower over, w.c. and basin with storage beneath. The largest bedroom is on the 2nd floor with two dormer windows and a Velux, again with wooden floor boards. This room not only benefits from a generously sized en-suite shower room with under floor heating but also a walk-in wardrobe and plenty of space to create further storage.
OUTSIDE From the road the property is approached by steps down onto the front patio and a sloping drive leading to a parking area with a detached single garage and space for several cars. The front patio, with flower bed borders, accesses both the front door and either side of the house. To the left there is a decked, sun trap area with space for garden furniture and doors into the utility room and kitchen/diner. The decking is continued around the rear of the house as a patio balcony with large wooden railings, views to the pond and steps down to the rear lawn that has a pretty Twisted Dwarf Acacia Tree. With the plot totalling approximately half an acre there is plenty of grass leading down to the edge of a picturesque duck pond.
BEST BITS: Designed and extended to offer comfortable living, this home offers a hidden recluse right on the edge of town. Well fitted and insulated to offer a warm and cosy home in the winter and a bright and airy space in the summer. Whilst not included in the sale of the property there is the option to acquire the adjacent plot with approx. three quarters of an acre.
* Five double bedrooms, three with en-suites
* High quality finishings including central vacuum system and underfloor heating
* Potential for annex
* Alarm and CCTV
* Driveway and garage
* Walking distance of Oxted town centre
* Plot next door available to purchase
* 2297Sqf plus the garage and shed
* EPC rating C
* Council tax band F