About this property

TENURE: Freehold

Guide Price Range 600,000 to 650,000

VICTORIAN & PERIOD features are plentiful at this famous SUSSEX STYLE historic Horley residence of CHARACTER. Reputed to have been built in 16th Century with the BIG LOUNGE and MASTER BEDROOM suite being added in the 19th century.

This handsome FAMILY residence would be a fantastic restoration PROJECT for keen builders/ interior designers. A HAPPY home known locally as "the TEDDY BEAR house" you have over 3200 ft2 to get lost in so you will never be wanting for internal SPACE. Additionally although regarded as a 'house of interest' by the local council the building is not listed so you wouldn't need listed building consent to make any alterations subject to the usual consents.

Enjoy family gatherings & host fabulous DINNER PARTIES in the BIG LOUNGE a grand reception room which is nearly NINE meters by just over four and a half meters.

If TV is the order of the day you can get comfortable with a hot cup of cocoa in the COSY SNUG with a feature OPEN FIRE place perfect when its cold outside and you want to shut the world away. The hub of this charming home is the BREAKFAST room which overlooks the back garden and is complimented by a COTTAGE STYLE kitchen served by a PANTRY.

There are two further spacious reception rooms to spread out into meaning you will never feel on top of one another.

There is so much POTENTIAL and scope for improvement and there is plenty of space for EXTENSION'S and taking walls down (subject to the usual consents).

Enjoy a PEACEFUL nights sleep in any one of the expansive BRIGHT & AIRY bedrooms, the master suite currently has a DOUBLE sized bedroom area with two attractive BAY windows to front and side aspect as well as a STUDY that could easily be converted into a DRESSING ROOM, as well as an EN-SUITE bathroom.

Outside

The garden is modest for the size of the house but there is still plenty of room for children and pets to play as well as being a perfect place to sit and enjoy the WILDLIFE. There is a DRIVEWAY providing parking for several cars, a detached DOUBLE GARAGE with garden/ solid fuel storage space.

The immediate surroundings of this WELCOMING home are CHANGING; Reigate & Banstead Borough Councils MASTER PLAN for HORLEY includes a few hundred homes with plans for a LOCAL PUB, community SHOP and schooling.

This home will be at the OUTSKIRTS of this new DEVELOPMENT with modern houses surrounding to all sides which will essentially be providing you with the BEST of BOTH WORLDS, by having an AWESOME period property coupled with the BENEFITS and SECURITY of being situated within a MODERN housing ESTATE.

The developers have included a FOOT PATH to the north west sector development so catching the bus or walking from the property to the town centre or station will be a safe option, you might be concerned about this as this part of MEATH green lane doesnt have pavements but this now will not be a problem.

The property is an extensive RESTORATION project so buyers need to look into this venture with eyes wide open. Currently the house is powered and heated via electricity and there is NO GAS connected to the house.

Room details

  • Entrance Hall 0m x 0m
    Space for occasional furniture, attractive quarry tiled flooring, archway to;
  • Lobby Reception Room 6.52m x 2.69m
    Forming the spine of this wonderful home the original entrance hall now opens up to a generous rear aspect reception lobby and provides access to the majority of the ground floor and comprises a large sealed unit double glazed (almost floor to ceiling) window to rear aspect overlooking the veranda and back garden, quarry tiled flooring, wall mounted electric night storage heater, skirting boards, space for further occasional furniture, space for a large table, stairs to first floor landing, electric stair lift, sealed unit double glazed back door leading to the veranda and back garden, opaque glazed door to the breakfast room. Glazed panelled door to
  • The Big Lounge 8.80m x 4.55m
    Is the show stopper room of this house and over the years has been the venue for many family gatherings, sing songs and celebrations. A very large triple aspect room with en-vogue exposed brick walls, an attractive wrought iron feature open fire place for cosy nights in and French patio doors that you can throw open to let the day in on a warm summer’s day. The room further comprises a Bar, quarry tiled flooring, seven secondary glazed windows to front, side and rear aspects, wall light point, ceiling light, under stairs recess and a second staircase to the first floor.
  • Snug Lounge 3.99m x 3.56m
    A particularly cosy room perfect for a night in front of the television, or listening to music or taking in a good book. Comprises Secondary glazed window to front aspect, feature red brick surround fire place (currently not in use, there is an electric fireplace in situ) attractive quarry tiled mantle place, feature internal leaded light peep window looking through to the big lounge, floor carpet, wall light points, wall mounted night storage heater, skirting boards, television point.
  • Dining Room 4.87m x 3.12m
    Two secondary glazed Georgian style windows to front aspect, feature exposed beam, picture rail, carpeted floor, wall mounted electric heater, door to;
  • Side Hall 0m x 0m
    Secondary glazed windows to front and side aspect, coats hanging space, shoe shelving, floor carpet, wall mounted storage heater, door to
  • Downstairs Cloakroom/ WC 0m x 0m
    Secondary glazed window to side aspect, wall mounted wash hand basin with a vanity storage underneath, part tiled walls, low level WC, wall light point, polystyrene ceiling tiles, floor carpet.
  • Breakfast Room 3.34m x 2.55m
    A pleasant light and bright room which benefits from the sun flooding in and views over the rear garden comprising Sealed unit double glazed window to rear aspect overlooking the rear garden, sealed unit double glazed back door opening onto the rear patio area, space for breakfast table and chairs, built in shelved storage cupboard, vinyl flooring, Rayburn (not in use/working), under stairs storage cupboard housing electric meter, wall mounted electric heater, ceiling strip light, glazed opaque door to lobby reception, door to dining room, access to
  • Kitchen 3.19m x 2.65m
    Range of wall and base units providing storage space, rolled edge work surfaces, dual aspect windows to side aspects overlooking the patio and veranda, PVCu sealed unit double glazed stable door with cat flap leading to the veranda, one and half bowl stainless steel sink drainer unit with hot and cold mixer taps, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher, Hotpoint double electric oven, four ring Diplomat electric hob, part tiled walls, vinyl flooring, Pine ceiling, wall mounted electric heater, door to
  • Pantry 2.65m x 1.54m
    Two windows to side aspect, shelving space, space for upright fridge freezer, spot light, Pine ceiling, vinyl flooring,
  • First Floor Landing 0m x 0m
    Window to rear aspect, wall mounted night storage heaters, exposed beams, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and providing wooden slatted shelving space, carpeted flooring and ceiling light, door too
  • The Famous Teddy Bear Balcony 0m x 0m
    Balustrading to front and side aspect with views up Meath Green Lane, door to storage cupboard, concrete flooring and an array of teddy bears wearing their seasonal attire.
  • Master Bedroom Suite 1 6.57m x 4.90m
    A light, bright, spacious and airy dual aspect room with attractive feature bay windows to front and side aspect, built in wardrobes providing hanging and shelving space, television plinth and shelving, built in desk to the bay window to side aspect, space for a large double bed, extra high ceilings, inset spot lights, carpeted flooring. Door to
  • Dressing Room/Bedroom 6/ Study 3.28m x 2.21m
    Sealed unit double glazed window to rear aspect overlooking the rear garden, carpeted flooring, sloping ceiling.
  • En-Suite Bathroom 0m x 0m
    Sealed unit double glazed window to rear aspect overlooking the rear garden, Champagne coloured suite comprising, panel enclosed bath with hot and cold mixer taps and shower attachment, wall mounted Neptune Exotic electric shower, shower curtain, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold mixer taps, low level WC, wall mounted mirror with strip light and shaver socket, wall mounted strip electric heater, built in airing cupboard housing a second hot water cylinder and providing wooden slatted shelving space, carpeted flooring, skirting boards.
  • Guest Suite Bedroom Two 4.39m x 4.05m
    A generous, light, bright and airy room with a sealed unit double glazed bay window to rear aspect overlooking the rear garden, chimney breast, wash hand basin inset into vanity storage cupboard, strip light with shaver socket, skirting boards, wall light points, door to
  • Walk In Wardrobe 0m x 0m
    Providing hanging and shelving space. Door from bedroom two to;
  • En-Suite Bathroom 1 0m x 0m
    A blue suite comprising, panel enclosed bath with telephone style mixer taps and shower attachment, low level WC, exposed floor boards, part tiled walls, internal opaque window, two hand rails to help getting into and out of the bath, wall mounted electric heater, ceiling light, and shelving.
  • Bedroom Three 4.65m x 2.42m
    Two sealed unit double glazed window to front aspect, inner window, built in wardrobes providing hanging and shelving space, picture rail, skirting boards, exposed beam, shelving, sloping ceiling, carpeted flooring, ceiling light.
  • Bedroom Four 4.39m x 4.05m
    Sealed unit double glazed window to front aspect, exposed beam, built in wardrobes providing hanging and shelving space, skirting boards, picture rail, small access to loft space, carpeted flooring.
  • Bedroom Five 2.84m x 2.42m
    Sealed unit double glazed window to front aspect, wall mounted electric heater, picture rail, skirting boards, carpeted flooring, small loft access.
  • Outside 0m x 0m
  • Front 0m x 0m
    The area to the front of the house is mainly laid to a shingle to be shared access driveway which provides off street parking and access to the garage, and access to the new development.
  • Rear Garden 16m x 24m
    Enclosed by recently installed panelled fencing, mainly laid to lawn, well stocked with various shrubs, trees and bushes, shingle patio area, Pergola, outside tap, brick patio.
  • Double Garage 4.91m x 3.87m
    Up and over door, power and lighting, outside tap, space for a car, garden storage space, solid fuel storage space.

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King & Chasemore Crawley

  • 45 High Street
  • Crawley
  • West Sussex
  • RH10 1BQ
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