- Chain Free
- Desirable Double Size Plot
- Mature Landscaped Gardens
- Arranged Over Three Floors
- Five/Six Bedrooms
- Open Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Exclusive Private Estate
- Energy Efficiency Rating E
Offered chain free and set in the heart of the exclusive Farnborough Park estate “Pippins” was built in the 1950s and sits within a desirable double corner plot of over half an acre with beautiful mature landscaped gardens, hard tennis court and heated outdoor swimming pool for sale for the first time in over 40 years.
The existing property extends to almost 3,700 sqft arranged over three floors. The ground floor accommodation comprises of the entrance hall leading to the primary reception room with original oak parquet flooring, ornate stone fireplace and a library wall in solid oak. Fantastic feature reception /family room with American limed oak panelling, limestone floor and fitted bar area benefiting from large double aspect windows and sliding door offering wonderful views over the South facing garden. The versatile living space continues with reception three /formal dining room with oak parquet flooring, fitted cabinets and sliding doors. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with white wall and base units and integrated appliances, this is has access to the covered delivery entrance, garage and conservatory leading to the garden. The accommodation continues to the first floor via a stylish wrought iron staircase a master suite fitted wardrobes and en suite marble bathroom with separate shower cubicle and a superb roof terrace overlooking the gardens, family bathroom with separate shower cubicle and four further bedrooms. The top floor has a large office area which could also be used as the sixth bedroom.
Outside of the property to the front is a sweeping carriage driveway with parking for ample cars and a car port. To the rear is a hard full size tennis court, heated outdoor swimming pool with a changing room, shower cubicle and WC (currently an ideal utility room.)
Potential to remodel, redesign and extend the current property (subject to local authority planning consent)it is also a great opportunity to remove the current dwelling, design and construct a completely new home bespoke to your own style of living.
Farnborough Park has maintained its desirability as one of the most prestigious addresses since its origin in the 1920s. This private estate is exceptionally well maintained and the entire park is secured by gates and benefits from 24 hour manned security.
Locksbottom is within a few minutes¹ walk and has an array of excellent restaurants, traditional public houses, independent and national retailers, coffee shops and 2 major supermarket chains. Within easy reach are extensive shopping centres including The Glades in Bromley, Orpington High Street and Bluewater.
Farnborough Park has excellent transport links nearby with Orpington Station (1.7 miles), Bickley Station (2.9 miles) and Bromley South (3.2 miles) all providing a direct service into London Bridge, Cannon Street, London Victoria and Blackfriars. There is a fast service from Orpington to London Bridge in 15 minutes and Bromley South to London Victoria in 17 minutes. By car the M25 is easily accessible (4.4 miles), A21 (1.6 miles), Biggin Hill Airport (4.1 miles) and Gatwick Airport is within 40 minutes.
There are high performing schools both state and private are in good supply within the local area.
Keston primary school co-education
Crofton primary school co-education
Farnborough primary school co-education
Ravens Wood secondary school for boys
Darrick Wood both primary and secondary co-education schools
St Olaves and St Saviour’s grammar school boys and Newstead Woods’s girls are highly rated selective schools.
Bromley High School for girls
Bickley Park boys school
Babington House co-education to 11 years and girls senior
Radnor House co-education
Royal Russell co-education
Energy Efficiency Rating E.
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