Frost Estate Agents are extremely pleased to offer this beautiful and VERY DECEPTIVE family home that has been extended, renovated and updated both inside and out, so would suit those looking to move right in. The property is also available to purchase with NO ONWARD CHAIN so ideal for those looking for a speedy transaction.
The 2000 sq/ft of accommodation arranged over three floors offers four generously sized double bedrooms, three bathrooms and WC and plentiful living space. Briefly it comprises: enclosed porch, entrance hallway, WC, front reception room with views across the valley, a great size rear reception / dining room with doors to the garden, inner lobby leading to a spacious kitchen diner with doors opening onto the garden and a useful utility room. The first floor landing is extremely spacious and includes a study area. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and two bathrooms (one en suite). The second floor loft conversion provides a superb master suite with a spacious double bedroom, an en suite bathroom and views across the valley from a Juliet balcony.
Features include; gas central heating throughout the house plus underfloor heating in some rooms for extra comfort, brand new Worcester Bosch combi-boiler (installed Autumn 2020) and additional hot water tank. Double glazing, off street parking, modern décor and flooring all enhance this family home.
The garden has wonderful aspects with far reaching views across the area. The rear garden gate provides access to a pathway leading onto nearby Riddlesdown Common, plus a shortcut to Riddlesdown and Purley train stations. There is a large front patio which is a sun-trap in summer and back patio providing a sun-trap in winter, a large summer house and a World War Two underground shelter provides further potential including electrical wiring running to back of garden. There is a large lawn area, mature shrubs and trees, outside tap and power socket and useful side access area.
The home is in close proximity to Oakwood School (a co-educational catholic primary rated outstanding in the ISI report 2017 and is a Sunday Times Top 100 Preparatory School), Harris Primary Academy Purley (an outstanding OFSTED rated primary school in 2015) and Riddlesdown Collegiate (following their outstanding OFSTED judgment in 2016, Riddlesdown Collegiate has furthered its success in being awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark).
Purley is more generally known for many excellent state and private schools, which to name just a couple include locally the John Fisher School, a high-performing catholic all boys state school and Laleham Lea Primary School, a co-educational prep-school.
Tucked away in the borough of Croydon in South East London, Purley offers quiet residential streets, great schools with speedy access to both countryside and the city centre. It has a reputation as a premier area, boasting spacious houses which are understandably much sought-after.
Its close proximity to London makes Purley ideal for commuters – the A23 road heads right into the capital. The M25 and M23 are less than six miles away, and there’s easy access to Gatwick and Heathrow airports. Otherwise, by train, the house is in close proximity to Purley station (London to Brighton railway line), Riddlesdown station (Oxted railway line) and Kenley station. You can reach London Bridge within 25 mins or London Victoria in approximately 23 mins. Both Southern and Thameslink services are available.