The Dulwich Team

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The Honor Oak Team

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Honor Oak Park, SE23
6 Bedroom House
(Sold)


£1,400,000
KEY FEATURES
6 Bedroom(s)
2 Bathrooms
  • Elegant 6 bedroom detached Victorian family home
  • 3 reception rooms oozing with character and charm
  • SOUTH facing landscaped rear garden
  • Huge kitchen dining room
  • Downstairs WC, 2 bathrooms, one with a walk in shower
  • Master bedroom with private balcony offering stunning far reaching views
  • Off street parking for two cars
  • Utility room cellar
  • 100 meters from Honor Oak Park station (Overground and London Bridge connections)
  • Close to all the local amenities of Honor Oak Park as well as green open spaces
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

Undeniably elegant, detached double fronted, 6-bedroom Victorian family home in a superb location only 100 meters from Honor Oak Park station! The house is set over three floors and benefits from off street parking, a South facing landscaped rear garden and a magical balcony off the master bedroom which has stunning views over the Kent countryside.
To say this house has Curb appeal is an understatement as this standalone house towers above the street below. Symmetrical sets of original windows with inset stained-glass frame the top of the house, while the ground floor has two large bay windows clad in detailed masonry either side of the large double front door which is framed by classic period style pillars. Paved off street parking for two cars, bordered by a wall, protects the house from the street.
Through the front porch is a grand entrance hall that leads to all 3 of the reception rooms, downstairs WC and the kitchen. Throughout the whole of the ground floor there are very high ceilings and period detailing. Immediately as you enter on the left is an open planned dining room that has built in floor to ceiling cupboards which is great for storage, there is a stunning cast iron fireplace centrepiece and a large Sash bay window, fitted with plantation shutters, illuminates the room with natural light.
The front lounge has impressive proportions with plenty of period features such as polished floorboards, an original cast iron fireplace with surround and a large square sash bay window fitted with more plantation shutters to match the dining room.
Adjacent is the 2nd reception room, painted floor to ceiling in white and facing south, this is a lovely refreshing bright room. The black cast iron fireplace in this room makes a lovely centrepiece. Double patio doors allow direct access to a decked outdoor lounge and dining area, perfect for entertaining guest with some al fresco dining in the summer.
The kitchen dining area at the back of the house is an extraordinary space. There is a charming seating area with church style pews surrounding the original Victorian stove that used to service the house! Steps down lead to the kitchen dining area where the ceilings are at their highest point giving a vast feeling of space and light. The whole room is decorated in a warm rustic style, with wooden units, more church style pews, slate flooring and a dark blue tiled splash back which fits in seamlessly with the period era of the house. There are two sash windows over looking the garden and double patio doors on the side leading back to the decked lounge/dining area. The kitchen is an extension of the original house and has been built right up to the boundary where there is a side door leading to the return that gives you access to the front of the house.
From the seating there is access to the cellar under the house, this area has been tanked and converted into a very functional utility room housing the boiler, the washing machine, drier and plenty of additional storage.
The garden is due South making it a very bright and sunny garden throughout the year. The decked patio leads down to a large lawn area that has been Astro turfed, surrounded by, mature boarders and a outdoor swing and play area at the rear.
Upstairs on the first floor are four bedrooms serviced by a family bathroom. The bedrooms at the front have, exposed original floorboards, original period windows with beautiful stain glass insets at the top and fitted plantation shutters. The largest of these bedrooms has fitted floor to ceiling cupboards along one side of the room. Facing the rear are two very bright reception rooms overlooking the garden and far reaching views. The larger double has been carpeted and has two big sash windows that fill the room with light. The smaller bedroom makes a good study or guest bedroom.
The family bathroom has a marble tiled shower enclosure over the bath tub, a wash hand basin, toilet, black slate flooring and a frosted sash window.
Upstairs on the top floor is currently set up as a fabulous master suite with two large bedrooms and a luxurious bathroom. The bedroom on this floor has been fitted with an abundance of storage and is currently being used a dressing room to service the master bedroom. The bathroom has been lavishly decorated in a Victorian style, with a freestanding bath tub, wash hand basin on a glamorous vanity unit, toilet, a luxury walk in shower and even an attractive feature fireplace.
Saving the best till last it the master bedroom, the vaulted ceilings of this room give this room incredible head space, there are original stripped and varnished flooring and some hidden storage being the wooden panelling on the wall. Illuminating the room are double doors that lead out to a private balcony that is perched at the top of the house and offers spectacular far reaching views over South London and the Kent countryside.
This house is a unique and very special family home seeking new owners to love and adore it as the current owners have.
The property is located literally over the road from Honor Oak Park station where there are regular services to London Bridge (around 15mins) as well as London Overground services to Shoreditch and Highbury and Islington.

The trendy high street at Honor Oak Park boasts a range of independent shops, cafes, bars, a deli and several highly-recommended restaurants. A short walk in the other direction gives access to thriving Forest Hill, with its pubs, independent shops, restaurants and highly regarded gym and swimming pool. Nearby green leafy open spaces can be found at Blythe Hill Fields, One Tree Hill and Horniman Gardens all offering fantastic views of the London skyline. There is also a very good selection of Outstanding and Good primary schools nearby such as Fairlawn (Outstanding), Stillness School (Good) and Dalmain (Outstanding).