The Drive, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2BL | Property for sale | Savills
2,566 sq ft(238.39 sq m)
Guide price £950,000

The DriveCoulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2BL

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Just over a half a mile walk from Reedham Station.
  • There are still lovely original Edwardian details blended with modern fittings.
  • A good sized South West facing garden.
  • Detached double garage at the front of the property.
  • Balanced accommodation of 2,566 sq ft including the garage.

A fabulous Edwardian family home well positioned for local schools and the commute.

About this property

  • This home is a lovely example of an Edwardian three storey family home set in large gardens, in a popular residential location. This property has been well maintained to incorporate a comfortable blend of traditional character with quality modern fittings and finishes.

    On the ground floor the reception hall has a crafted traditional wooden staircase. There are two large principal reception rooms at the front of the property that feature original details. The sitting room is triple aspect with a side aspect bay window. The kitchen is at the rear overlooking the garden and has been fitted with a range of modern units and appliances. This leads to the utility room and in turn to the useful side lean to. There is also a guest cloakroom on this level.

    On the first floor there are three double rooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor there are two further bedrooms, one of which is being used as a study, along with a further shower room. At the front of the property there is a detached double garage and steps leading up through the front lawns to the entrance. The garden at the rear faces South West and comprises a paved, entertaining terrace that leads up a few steps on to a good size lawn.

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The fact that this home has been in the same family for the last fifty years really shows how well it has suited them as a family home. I am sure this will be the case for the next owners too.

David ReynoldsProperty agent

Local information

  • This lovely home is situated about half a mile from Coulsdon and just over a mile from Purley and all of the amenities of this bustling town. Purley offers an impressive range of shops and services in the best tradition of English towns.
  • The streets have a modern, cosmopolitan feel and where independent boutiques rub shoulders with popular high street stores. There are also a good number of restaurants, cafes and coffee shops
  • Commuting to London is possible from Reedham and Purley stations, amongst others, with Southern and Thameslink services into London Bridge and Victoria. Reedham Station is just over a half a mile away with services taking around 35 minutes to London Bridge and 41 minutes to Victoria.
  • The larger mainline station at Purley is just over one and a quarter miles away and offers direct routes into London Bridge and Victoria from 28 minutes and 25 minutes respectively, along with routes to a variety of other destinations.
  • There is access to the A23 Brighton Road which leads south to the M23 and subsequently the M25, providing links to the wider motorway network. For the frequent air traveller Gatwick Airport is around 13 miles distant.
  • The location is particularly well served with state and independent schools for all ages. These include Woodcote Primary and Woodcote Secondary, St Nicholas Primary, Beaumont Primary, Chipstead Valley Primary, St David's Prep, St Aidan's Primary, John Fisher secondary and Wallington High School for Girls.
  • The area also offers a wide range of sporting and leisure facilities including local rugby clubs, football clubs, several golf clubs, tennis and squash clubs.
  • All distances and times are approximate.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G