Pains Hill, OxtedFor Sale

Guide Price £1,250,000

Detached House | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms |


  • Chain Free
  • Freehold
  • Grade II Listed
  • Character Property
  • Original Features
  • Off road parking
  • Desirable location
  • Tandridge District Council
  • Council tax band G, £3,615.29
  • Living space 1,762 sq ft

Property Description:

A unique 16th Century property, which has been tastefully extended blending the original Grade II listed house with a 20th Century extension to create a detached family home that oozes character. Situated on the sought after Pains Hill the South-East aspect provides stunning far-reaching views.

Entering in to the entrance hall the ground floor comprises a utility room, cloakroom, sitting room, family room, dining room, breakfast room and kitchen. There is recently laid Amtico flooring to the majority of the ground floor with the sitting room, family room and dining room benefiting from carpeted floors and original vertical and ceiling beams. The character continues with an inglenook fireplace and bread oven to the sitting room and a 'secret' rear staircase up to the bedrooms. The traditional fitted kitchen benefits from an integrated hob/oven/fridge freezer/dishwasher finished with granite worktops and offering views over the garden and beyond. The downstairs accommodation can be used flexibly but offers a nice feeling of being open plan as well as being separated by the vertical beams. The utility offers fitted storage with space for washing machine and tumble dryer, hanging space and handy electronic stop cock. There is also access to the garden and patio from the breakfast room and dining room.

Upstairs there are four bedrooms, with an en-suite to the master and a family bathroom. The spacious master bedroom is dual aspect offering far reaching views and an en-suite bathroom with shower/hand basin and WC. There are characterful beams and features to bedroom one with access to loft space currently used as a home office above and the character continues in bedrooms 3 and 4 with vaulted ceilings and eaves storage, which form part of the original house. There is Amtico flooring to family bathroom with bath/hand basin/towel rail/WC and bespoke built in storage housing the hot water tank plus access to the second attic which is fully boarded and insulated.

Outside there is a recently reconfigured driveway with parking for a number of cars, a mature garden to the front with access to the rear garden to both sides of the house. To the rear there is a large South facing patio perfect for entertaining and a mature rear garden laid mostly to lawn offering far reaching views.

A rare opportunity to purchase a charming and most attractive property in a highly sought after location. The property is only a short distance from Limpsfield Chart Golf Club and Limpsfield High Street with its Community Store for everyday needs and Limpsfield Lawn Tennis & Squash Club. Oxted town centre, 2 miles distant, provides more comprehensive shopping facilities and specialist shops, as well as recreational facilities including Tandridge Swimming Pool & Leisure Complex. Equally close at hand is a good choice of schools in both the state and private sectors.

Situated just 2 miles from Oxted Mainline Station with trains to East Croydon (13 mins), London Bridge (28 mins) and Victoria (33 mins). Junction 6 is approximately 5 miles away providing access to the M25 and Gatwick airport.

- Purchased 1999
- Built 1596
- Grade II listed
- Freehold
- Tandridge District Council Band G (£3,615.29pa)
- All boundaries owned and maintained by the property
- New windows fitted 2013
- Integrated oven/hob fridge/freezer and dishwasher will be staying
- Regular boiler installed 2014 and last serviced 2021
- Mains gas
- Traditional radiator central heating
- Electrics professionally checked in 2008 with new consumer unit and wiring fitted
- Mains sewerage


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