- Impressive Victorian detached house
- 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4 reception rooms
- Impeccably maintained
- Expansive and secluded rear garden
- Located in the heart of Bickley
jdm are delighted to offer to the market an impressive piece of history nestled in the heart of Bickley. This impeccably maintained Victorian property was built in 1888, and offers elegance and grandeur while seamlessly embracing modern style and comforts.
Approached via a gravel carriage driveway, this detached gem stands as a testament to timeless architectural craftsmanship. As you approach the property, steps lead up to the ornate front entrance which in turn opens into the welcoming hallway with its solid wood flooring and original character features.
Four reception rooms provide a wealth of options for both formal and casual gatherings. The sitting room, located at the front of the property, is bathed with natural light from the triple sash bay windows adorned by original shutters. A feature marble fireplace provides an attractive focal point and the original detailed coving make this a truly impressive space to relax and unwind.
The office/study provides a bright and spacious working area which also overlooks the front aspect and benefits from triple sash bay windows also with original shutters.
The rear sitting/family room is a haven of elegance and comfort being bright and spacious with a feature marble fireplace, ornate coving and ceiling rose. From here, double doors leading into the separate dining room. Stunning bay sash windows and French doors open on to some steps which in turn lead down to the patio area.
From here, a small staircase leads to the lower ground level and into the heart of this home, being the characterful kitchen, benefitting from an array of hand painted bespoke fitted units along with modern appliances and conveniences. There is ample seating/dining space and again flooded with light from the sash windows and French doors which open on to the patio.
A utility/pantry is located off the kitchen and provides ample storage space along with a door leading out to the side of the property. From here, one of the two separate ground floor wcs can be found.
From the entrance hall access to the elegant dining room, adorned with French doors, opens onto the expansive garden, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living. From here, a couple of steps and wide doors open up into the sitting/family room providing a seamless open plan area if required. An adjoining bespoke bar area adds a touch of fun and opulence for your entertainment.
Within the entrance hall, a few steps lead you down to the second separate wc, a laundry room plus a further storage room. Access is also gained from here to the three-roomed cellar providing ample storage areas and potential for creative utilization.
The staircase leads up to the main landing on the first floor where six bedrooms are located. The master bedroom suite boasts a spacious en-suite bathroom and a well appointed dressing room, creating an oasis of privacy. Five further bedrooms, two with ensuite shower rooms, another extremely spacious and impressive family bathroom with stand-alone bath and a separate wc. A further office/study is also located on this floor. The seventh bedroom, nestled on the top floor, offers a cosy but spacious retreat.
Externally, the expansive but secluded south facing rear garden measures approximately 146' x 88' and offers an oasis of tranquility. Mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, trees and bushes and a full width paved patio area to the immediate rear of the property providing ample space for seating and al fresco dining and entertaining. In addition, set within the patio, is the hot tub. There is access along both sides of the property to the front and a double garage.
Located in the heart of Bickley with easy access to Bickley and Chislehurst train stations providing services to many London termini. Many schools can be found locally such as Raglan Primary School, Bickley Park and Bromley High School for Girls. Chatterton Village is also close by offering an array of shops, cafes and restaurants.
This property presents a rare opportunity to own a piece of Victorian elegance along with an abundance of original architectural features but with all the amenities of modern living.
We would thoroughly recommend an internal viewing.