The Dulwich Team

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The Honor Oak Team

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Kilmorie Road, SE23
3 Bedroom House
(Under Offer)


£900,000 (OIEO)
KEY FEATURES
3 Bedroom(s)
1 Bathrooms
  • Lovely 3 double bedroom Victorian family home
  • Mature 60ft private rear garden with plenty of interesting plants and a big shed
  • Off street parking
  • Two reception rooms
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • Stylish and contemporary family bathroom
  • Full of period features offering character and charm
  • Potential to extend into the loft subject to consent
  • Close to a selection of highly rated primary schools such as the 'Outstanding' Kilmorie primary
  • Close to Forest Hill, Honor Oak Park and Catford stations.
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

Offered to the market in excellent condition is this lovely 3 double bedroom Victorian family home on this popular treelined residential street in the heart of Forest Hill, a minute’s walk from the outstanding Kilmorie Primary School.

The house benefits from a mature 60ft private rear garden with a large shed, off street parking, two reception rooms, a kitchen breakfast room, 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is also potential to extend into the loft subject to the necessary planning consents.

The house offers plenty of character and charm throughout. The house is set back from the street and offers good kerb appeal with a red brick façade, square bay sash windows and an arched porch leading to the entrance.

Upon entry there is a wide hallway which has original floorboards that have been stripped and varnished and run seamlessly through to all the ground floor living areas. The hallway also houses the staircase which has useful storage cupboards underneath.

At the front of the house is a generous reception room which has been tastefully decorated and boasts high ceilings, original wooden floorboards, an ornate working period fireplace and two large double glazed sash windows in the square bay that illuminates this room with natural light.

Adjacent is another lounge/reception room that leads through to the kitchen which has been extended into the side return. The reception room is a versatile space and could be used as a breakfast dining room, a playroom or another lounging area. The two areas are connected by a double glazed skylight above that fills both areas with natural light.

The kitchen has a good number of wall and base mounted white gloss units that run both sides of the room. There is a wooden worktop above housing the sink on one side of the room and a range cooker on the other with extractor above. Beneath the worktops is space for the washing machine, dryer and dishwasher. At the far end of the room is a small double glazed window and a patio door leading directly out to the garden.

Also at the rear of the house is a further reception room, currently being used as a formal dining room. This is a charming space offering generous proportions with enough space for a 10 seater dining room table and chairs! The room has been nicely decorated, it offers high ceilings original wooden flooring, a stylish working gas fireplace, and the wooden framed bay windows at the back have French doors that lead out to the garden.

The mature garden is approximately 61ft (18m) long and full of interesting planting, including established Peonies and Roses. There is a patio area closest to the house for morning coffee, beyond this is a lawn which has a path to one side and is bordered by mature plants and shrubs. At the far end of the garden is a raised deck, perfect for al fresco dining in the summer evenings. The garden then ‘dog legs’ to the right where there is a large shed for storage or this could be easily converted into a home office or studio for those working from home. The back of the shed provides access to a rear return pathway that leads back out to the front of the street, very handy for taking out the grass cuttings!

Upstairs, occupying the whole width of the property at the front is a large main bedroom, this grand room offers an abundance of space, it has more stripped original floorboards, high ceilings and fitted cupboards along the whole length of one side of the room. Three large double glazed sash windows offer plenty of natural light and views over the street.

Bedroom 2 is located in the centre of the house. It too is a good size double bedroom, with more original floorboards, high ceilings and a sash window that looks out to the rear.

The family bathroom has been stylishly decorated in a contemporary style, clad in grey wall and floor tiles. There is a large bathtub with shower above accompanied by a modern toilet and wash hand basin. A frosted window to the side offers natural light and ventilation.

At the far end of the hallway off the half landing is bedroom 3, this is a small double which has fitted cupboards and a nice bay, double glazed window that offers lovely views over the garden.

Kilmorie Road is a popular tree lined street which is close to Forest Hill (0.59 miles), Catford (0.64 miles) and Honor Oak Park (0.72 miles) stations, where there are regular services to London Bridge (around 15mins) as well as London Overground services to Shoreditch and Highbury and Islington. There is also easy access to the Thameslink line at Crofton Park station or (around 15 mins walk) for Blackfriars, Farringdon and Kings Cross or Catford station for services to Charing Cross. The trendy high streets at Honor Oak Park and Brockley Rise boast a range of independent shops, cafes, bars, a deli and several highly-recommended restaurants and pubs. 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 including Dalmain School, Kilmorie School, St William of York school, and independent through school, St Dunstan’s College, is a short walk away.