Offers Over 550,000 Freehold
Downsway, Sanderstead, CR2 0JA
Sold
3 bedroom Semi-Detached

Features

  • Chain free - Downsway!
  • OSP for 2 cars and garage
  • Potential to extend to the side STLC
  • 15 mins walk Purley Oaks/Sanderstead BR
  • Close to popular schools
  • Downstairs cloakroom
  • Leaded light double glazing
  • Lovely views over Purley Beeches

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Description

Ground Floor

Property description

Downsway is a premier tree lined road in Sanderstead with lovely views. This 1930s style semi detached house has the advantage of being at the end of the road and has been enjoyed by the vendor for over 45 years. There is potential to extend to the side subject to local consents. The property features a larger than average kitchen for this style of house, with a conservatory straight off the kitchen, a downstairs cloakroom and a reception room partitioned by large double wooden doors that can be kept open through to the dining room enjoying views to the rear garden and beyond to Purley Beeches where there is a play area for children and an allotment. The rear garden is secluded and stocked with mature shrubs and plants and has a covered pond. There is a lovely rear patio area ideal for entertaining in warmer weather. Ample off street parking including a garage as well as on street parking.

The Location

This property is within 15 minutes walking distance or 2 minute bus ride (the 403 bus stop 1 minute walk away and takes you to central Croydon in 15 minutes) of Purley Oaks and Sanderstead train stations with frequent services to London Bridge and Victoria in 25-30 minutes or less for East Croydon with transfers to London Gatwick and the coast. Sanderstead is renowned for its open spaces and community spirit and there are lots of clubs and groups within 5 minutes walking distance, such as the Scouts and Girl Guides, and library. The village itself is just a 3 minute 403 bus journey away where there are traditional high street shops, a village hall, parks, children's play area, the ancient Kings Wood with its bluebells, and popular highly rated primary schools and a Waitrose. 7 minutes further on by bus takes you to another old English village, Warlingham, with its own restaurants and pubs, right on the border with open country. Purley Beeches is close and within view of the house form the rear bedroom and the rear reception, kitchen and conservatory with its tennis courts, and allotment and seating areas. The Wettern Tree Gardens beauty spot is only a few yards further. The 403 bus stop (a minute away by foot) is only 15 minutes journey time to central Croydon which is a thriving town in its own right with everything from sports facilities, big brand shops, Fairfield Halls and Ashcroft Theatre, with frequent tram service taking you on further to large entertainment complexes like the Colonades and the Purley Way megastores, diners and multiplex cinema and on to Wimbledon. For golfers there are several clubs to choose from the nearest being Purley Downs Golf Club which is within walking distance.

Storm porch/ entrance hall

Leaded light double glazed front porch leading the main entrance door, tiled floor.

Hallway

Light hallway with cupboard under stairs housing gas meter, single radiator, picture rail.

Reception Room

Spacious reception room with bay window overlooking front garden, marble effect mantel with coal gas fireplace, double radiator, carpet. Large wooden doors separate the reception room and dining that can be left open or partitioned off.

Dining Room

Overlooking the rear garden with sliding double glazed patio doors the full length, double radiator, carpeted. Large double wooden doors partition the dining room from the reception room.

Kitchen

Fitted with a range of wall and base units, gas hob and extractor fan, laminate work surfaces, freestanding oven, free standing washing machine, window overlooking rear garden with single sink beneath, fluorescent strip lighting, lino floor. Door leading to conservatory at side of property.

Downstairs W/C

Downstairs W/C situated under the stairs, W/C, wash hand basin, window to side of property, lino floor.

Conservatory

Accessed from the kitchen, fully length sliding double glazed patio doors leading to the paved patio area and rear garden, tiled floor, double radiator, side door with cat flap leading to the side of the property and front, access to the garage via a further door.

Garage

Single garage which can be accessed from the conservatory, has power, houses electric meter, side windows.

Garden

Front garden: paved driveway with off street parking for 2 cars, rest of front garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs. Side access leading to rear garden.
Rear garden: Paved patio area with steps leading down the length of the garden, mainly laid to lawn with mature planting of shrubs and plants, covered pond, wooden shed (has power) to the side, Secluded and not overlooked with pretty views to allotments, trees and a horse paddock.

First Floor

Landing

Light landing with large side window, picture rail, carpeted, cupboard.

Bedroom 1

Double bedroom with bay window overlooking front, fitted wardrobes with built-in drawers, two single radiators, picture rail, carpeted.

Bedroom 2

Double bedroom overlooking the rear garden with views of the allotment and a horse paddock, single radiator, carpeted, alcove suitable for free standing wardrobe.

Bedroom 3

Single bedroom overlooking the front, light bay window with deep window ledge, carpeted, picture rail, single radiator.

Bathroom

Green avocado bathroom suite comprising of bath, a useful separate shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, half tiled, carpeted, frosted leaded light double glazed window. Cupboard housing the boiler.

Upstairs W/C

Separate upstairs W/C with obscured window to side.

Additional Information

Downsway is a premier tree lined road in Sanderstead with lovely views. This 1930s style semi detached house has the advantage of being at the end of the road and has been enjoyed by the vendor for over 45 years. There is potential to extend to the side subject to local consents. The property features a larger than average kitchen for this style of house, with a conservatory straight off the kitchen, a downstairs cloakroom and a reception room partitioned by large double wooden doors that can be kept open through to the dining room enjoying views to the rear garden and beyond to Purley Beeches where there is a play area for children and an allotment. The rear garden is secluded and stocked with mature shrubs and plants and has a covered pond. There is a lovely rear patio area ideal for entertaining in warmer weather. Ample off street parking including a garage as well as on street parking.