- FIVE BEDROOMS
- FOUR RECEPTION ROOMS
- THREE BATH/SHOWER ROOMS
- 2/3RD OF AN ACRE GROUNDS
- DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE
- NEAR TOWN CENTRE & RAILWAY STATION
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A country house in Purley, built in 1903, Lilac Wood is a unique character five bedroom, four reception room, three bathroom, detached Edwardian family residence. In our opinion, this property is a hidden gem, totally screened from the road, the house is situated centrally in mature grounds of approximately two thirds of an acre, approached via a long sweeping driveway with 18'8 x 17'5 detached double garage. Covered storm porch leading to reception hall with bi-fold windows overlooking secluded grounds, triple aspect drawing room with inglenook style fireplace and door to gardens, double aspect dining room with fireplace, study, triple aspect family room with doors to West facing terrace, kitchen/breakfast room with granite work surfaces, utility room, Master bedroom suite approached through sitting/dressing room with en suite bathroom, four further bedrooms, en suite and family bathroom. The grounds are a particular feature, surrounding this very special property to all sides.
AMENITIES & TRANSPORT
The property Is situated within easy reach of Purley Town centre with railway station serving London Bridge, Victoria and Clapham Junction within 30/22/14 minutes. The property is located within a 10 minutes walk of Purley Town Centre, a prosperous and popular residential town with a host of high street brands including Tesco, Sainsbury's Local, Costa Coffee and Pizza Express, Laura Ashley, not to mention a varied selection of other restaurants, cafes and designer boutiques. Larger retailers such as Marks and Spencer, John Lewis, DFS and IKEA are all within a short drive, located on the Purley Way. There is a good selection of state and private schools nearby including, Wallington High School for girls, Wilsons, St Davids, Woodcote Schools, Cumnor House, John Fisher, Whitgift School and Croydon High for Girls, all within a short distance. Purley offers a choice of nearby sports facilities including Purley Leisure Centre, numerous golf clubs and the locally respected Purley Sports Club with its array of sports and social facilities, bar and restaurant including tennis, squash, bowls, hockey and cricket. There is easy access by car to the M25, M23, Gatwick Airport and the major motorway network.
Approached through wooden gates via a long private driveway, leading to detached double garage 18'8 x 17'5, the house is totally screened and secluded from the road, the front part of the garden being a natural Copse with two beautiful Cedar trees, other trees and shrubs with a grassed area. The driveway and Copse lead in to the gardens located to the South of the house, mainly laid to lawn with steps leading from the lawn to a pathway with gated access to both sides of the house. To the West, accessed from the family room is a patio area with Lions head fountain water feature, to the East, accessed from the Drawing room is a further paved terrace and pond. The level rear garden is surrounded by mature hedging, specimen trees and shrubs, being mainly laid to lawn, with pathway and two garden sheds.
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For clarification purposes, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that these details have been prepared as a general guide only. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes are approximate and generally to maximum dimensions and should not be relied upon for carpets or furnishings. Whilst every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the floor plan contained herein, measurements of doors, windows and room sizes are approximate and no responsibility is taken for any error, omission or mis-statement. This plan is for illustration purposes only and should only be used as such.
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