Horton Dene is a large five-bedroom three-storey detached Victorian townhouse. It consists of two large reception rooms, a period-style kitchen with Aga, a utility room, a walk-in pantry/larder, a study, four large double bedrooms including two with spacious en-suite shower rooms, a family bathroom and a separate WC. There is also a large cellar, consisting of 3 separate rooms. In total there is approx. 185 sq m / 1990 sq ft of floor space. The house is full of original period features, including: a curved three-storey staircase and balustrade; large sash windows, some with original stained glass; two functioning marble fireplaces, one white/grey and one “roast beef”; stripped wooden floorboards to the ground floor; picture rails; plaster cornices; and ceiling roses. The house is set back from the road with a gravel driveway, and mature shrubs and hedging. Wisteria climbs around the front door and bay windows. To the rear there is a large garden (approx. 100’ x 40’ foot), surrounded by mature trees. There is a large semi-circular walled patio area with herringbone brick paving. At the end of the garden is a modern timber-clad garden room, approx. 3m x 5m, with bifold doors and a covered slate-paved patio area. To the side of the property, a gate provides side access to the garden. Being detached, there is access around whole of the exterior of the house. The driveway provides off street parking for two cars. There is unrestricted parking on the street, which is wide enough for large vehicles to access. Forest Hill station (train and overground services) is a 4-minute walk away.
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