Offers in Excess of 650,000 Freehold
The Ruffetts, South Croydon, CR2 7LS
Under Offer
5 bedroom Semi-Detached


  • Vendor Suited! Early viewing highly rec.
  • GUIDE PRICE 660,000 to 670,000
  • 5 beds, 4/5 reception rooms
  • Sun lounge with bi-folds, sky lights
  • Dedicated utility area
  • Attractive front and rear gardens
  • Quiet and wide tree lined road
  • Woodland views over Bramley wood
  • Short walk tram & 64 bus to station

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Floorplan of The Ruffetts, South Croydon, CR2 7LS

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Ground Floor

The Location

An envious position surrounded by woodland and on a wide and quiet tree lined road with its own driveway and ample on street parking. Mature gardens both front and back and within a 5 minute walk of the 64 bus stop to Selsdon village with its Sainsbury's and older shops, GP, Dentist, NT bird sanctuary nature reserve and De Vere Selsdon Park Hotel and Golf Club. In the opposite direction the 64 bus is about 2 minutes to South Croydon Station via the Croham Hurst Golf Club, with one stop before East Croydon mainline station and then on to Central London Victoria in about 15 minutes or London Bridge in about 20 minutes, Gatwick international is about 20 mins away and Brighton about 50 minutes. A short cut walk to Selsdon village via Littleheath Woods or along Ballards Way to Coombe Lane with its frequent trams to East Croydon and on to Wimbledon via Purley Way, and the Royal Russell school (4 to 18), the Shirley Hills viewing platform, Heathfield Gardens and Ecology centre. Nearby schools include Selsdon primary, Gilbert Scott primary, Quest Academy (11 to 18), Coombe Wood senior school, and private schools such as Croydon High GDST, Royal Russell and Whitgift boys, and Old Palace junior school. Further afield is Riddlesdown and Warlingham collegiate and Ridgeway primary. From the rear garden and the rear bedrooms the chapel on the hill can been seen and its peaceful bells can be heard across the valley.

The Property

With no stone left unturned it would seem, this most inviting house has been imaginatively extended and improved keeping the charm of its original design features and even has an open fire adding to the overall feeling of comfort and luxury. There are four double bedrooms and a single bedroom upstairs all leading off the main landing with its solid wood stripped flooring, and a smart family bathroom fully tiled with modern furniture. The house is entirely double glazed and bedrooms feature coved cornices and original solid wood doors, gas fired central heating radiators in each and heated towel rail in the family bathroom. All bedrooms have pleasant views of both front and rear gardens. The conversion of the garage and the extension on the rear elevation has made for much space and possibilty on the ground floor. There are four reception areas and their use could be adapted for instance the room behind the original garage space could be used as a guest room potentially as it has a three piece bathroom off it, with large walk in shower, fully tiled with heated rail and extractor fan. The main entrance leads straight through passed a bespoke kitchen with all essential appliances to the rear sun room with its bi-fold doors opening on to a patio seating area to the mature well stocked garden with pretty views over Bramley wood. The house benefits from having a separate utility area for washing machine and dryer. The Vendor has found and early viewing is highly recommended of this house which has had much time and care invested in it. Chapel bells can be heard across the valley.

Entrance hall and stairs

Bright inviting space with solid stripped wood flooring, and original balustrades and stairs to good effect, leading to kitchen, with view through to rear garden, alarm system and modern secure front door, single panel radiator with cover

Lounge/ TV room

A very useful addition to an already specious house and so well done with stylish design mural
and decor, plenty of space for large loungers making it suitable for use as a television room, study or chill out room. Having a second lounge in effect allows two generations to do their own thing or watch their own programmes at the same time.


Individually designed modern fitted cabinets, drawers and worktops for the space, and with all essential appliances, nice features include plate storage, and shoulder height oven, family sized dishwasher, and corner unit, radiator under breakfast bar.

Reception area/ dining room

Beautifully presented, this is the original lounge leading to separate traditional dining area with service hatch, which continues through double doors to the sun lounge, coved cornices, sold stripped wood flooring, lovely open fire with in keeping hearth and surround and mantel, double aspect with gas fired central heating radiators.

Sun lounge/ Family room

Beautifully presented with attractive wall design, with raised view of private garden through bi-fold doors and leading to study/ gymnasium. Separated from the houses on either side.

Study/ potential 6th bedroom

Currently used as a gymnasium/study room with useful ensuite shower/wc/ wash hand basin this has the potential to be used as a guest bedroom too boasting double glazed french door leading to patio and lovely views of the secluded garden and attractive ceiling light and decor.
By the window there is a cupboard housing a modern combi boiler.

Utility area

Always sought after and plenty of room for laundry storage and a washer and separate dryer as desired

Bedroom 1

Master bedroom with relaxing decor, bay window, coved cornices, space for wardrobes and chest of drawers.

Bedroom 2

Double room with views over rear garden, solid stripped wood floor, clean neutral decor, coved cornices, single panel radiator. View of the chapel on the hill and within earshot of the chapel bells.

Bedroom 3

Front facing double with clean neutral decor, single panel radiator, space for wardrobe/ chest of drawers, coved cornices.

Bedroom 4

Double bedroom with single panel radiator, coved cornices, neutral decor enjoying views over garden and beyond towards Bramley Wood. View of the chapel on the hill and within earshot of the chapel bells.

Bedroom 5

Well presented front garden facing room with clever use of space enabling both bed and storage within easy reach and use.

Family bathroom

With tiled floor and soft pastel shades of wall tiles, modern three piece basin, wc and bath with shower over, heated chrome towel rail and double glazed window.

Rear garden

West facing and nicely secluded, mainly laid to lawn with attractive mature flower and shrub borders, and with far reaching views of the Bramley wood tree line. BBQ area and a very good size potting shed or hobbyist's shed/garden viewing room on the rear boundary.

Consumer note

These details should not be relied on for accuracy or completeness and do not form part of any agreement. No appliances or warranties are to be tested or examined by us. A prospective buyer should rely entirely on their own conveyancer to enquire as to the title and ownership and any other questions they may have such as local consents or questions about the area and the sale contract must prevail.

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