Built in the early 1930’s this property has been owned by the same family for 55 years and is one of the few remaining original houses in the exclusive private estate, Farnborough Park. A treasured family home offering potential to be remodelled and updated in keeping with family living requirements of today.
The property sits evenly within the plot with an adjacent detached garage, paved drive and lawned frontage. To the rear there is a substantial well maintained South East facing garden, measuring approximately 168’ x 56’, with patio and expansive lawn punctuated with mature shrubs and trees.
The internal accommodation is arranged over 2 floors and to the ground floor consists of a triple aspect lounge with double doors at the rear opening onto the patio, separate dining room, fitted kitchen and guest WC. The first floor consists of a spacious landing, 4 bedrooms – 3 doubles and a single, plus a family bathroom. There is built in storage throughout the house and a useful store room at the back of the garage.
There is potential to completely redesign and extend the footprint of the existing house, or replace and construct a new house in the region of 4,000 – 5,000 sqft - subject to necessary local authority and Farnborough Park Committee planning approvals.
Farnborough Park has maintained its desirability as one of the most prestigious addresses since its origin in the 1920s. This private estate is exceptionally well maintained and the entire park is secured by gates and benefits from 24 hour manned security.
Locksbottom is within a few minutes¹ walk and has an array of excellent restaurants, traditional public houses, independent and national retailers, coffee shops and 2 major supermarket chains. Within easy reach are extensive shopping centres including The Glades in Bromley, Orpington High Street and Bluewater.
Farnborough Park has excellent transport links nearby with Orpington Station (1.7 miles), Bickley Station (2.9 miles) and Bromley South (3.2 miles) all providing a direct service into London Bridge, Cannon Street, London Victoria and Blackfriars. There is a fast service from Orpington to London Bridge in 15 minutes and Bromley South to London Victoria in 17 minutes. By car the M25 is easily accessible (4.4 miles), A21 (1.6 miles), Biggin Hill Airport (4.1 miles) and Gatwick Airport is within 40 minutes.
There are high performing schools both state and private in good supply within the local area.
Keston primary school co-education
Crofton primary school co-education
Farnborough primary school co-education
Ravens Wood secondary school for boys
Darrick Wood both primary and secondary co-education schools
St Olaves and St Saviours grammar school boys and Newstead Woods girls are highly rated selective schools.
Bromley High School for girls
Bickley Park boys school
Babington House co-education to 11 years and girls senior
Radnor House co-education
Royal Russell co-education
Energy Efficiency Rating D.