17 May 2018 (10 months ago)
Portsmouth Avenue is a desirable road located in the heart of Thames Ditton village. This attractive Surrey village offers both charm and country character yet lies only 17 miles south west of central London. Ideally placed for commuting, the property is perfectly situated for the mainline railway stations at Thames Ditton (0.6 miles) and Surbiton (1.5 miles), all providing direct and regular commuter services to London Waterloo (journey times from around 31 minutes and 19 minutes respectively). By road, the A3 is under 2 miles away, providing access to central London, the M25 and the wider motorway network. London Heathrow and Gatwick Airports are conveniently located 10 miles and 26 miles away respectively. The local shops and amenities of the village itself are just 0.2 miles from the property and include an array of shops, boutiques, pubs and cafes. More extensive shopping is available in Kingston upon Thames (2 miles) and comprehensive leisure and recreational opportunities are available in the local and wider surrounding area, including parks, golf courses, tennis clubs, racing at Sandown, the Rose Theatre in Kingston, cinemas and a wide choice of restaurants and bars. The world famous royal palace at Hampton Court is just 2 miles away as is Bushy Park and the River Thames nearby offers opportunities for boat hire, boat rides and riverside walks. This area is popular with families as there are many highly regarded schools both in the state and private sector such as Thames Ditton Infants & Juniors, Weston Green, Hinchley Wood and Esher College, Claremont Fan Court and the ACS Cobham International School.Description
Extended and refurbished to an excellent standard, this fantastic detached home provides versatile living accommodation arranged over 3 floors and benefits from an alarm and automatic entry system.
The spacious entrance hall welcomes you into the home and features attractive solid oak flooring which continues throughout most of the ground floor. At the rear of the house is the impressive open plan kitchen/dining/reception room which is the heart of the home and ideal for both modern day family living and entertaining and benefits from an integrated sound system. Large sliding glass doors are located at either end of the room and open on to a stunning patio area and garden beyond giving a real inside/outside feel. The bespoke handmade kitchen is fitted with a range of Miele integrated appliances, induction hob, breakfast bar and ample wall and base mounted stylish cabinetry provides lots of storage. A dining area is situated in the centre of the room whilst a living area is located at the opposite end and features a contemporary remote control bio fire. Off the living area is a further reception room currently used as a family/cinema room. It features an attractive bay window to the front, stunning built in cabinetry, remote control screen and Dolby Atmos surround sound. This room is very versatile as it can be open plan to the living area or closed off with the double doors in between and accessed from the entrance hall instead. Further ground floor accommodation includes a study to the front of the house and a large guest cloakroom and utility room situated off the hall.
On the first floor the master suite provides a wonderful haven and comprises a spacious bedroom where views of the garden can be enjoyed, large dressing area and luxurious bathroom with freestanding bath and separate double shower. There are 2 other bedroom suites on this floor, both with bath/shower room, and dressing areas. The second floor has 3 bedrooms, one currently being used as a gym and all share use of the family bathroom. It is worth noting that all bathrooms feature Fired Earth tiles and Lefroy Brooks/ Villeroy and Boch sanitaryware in the master suite and Villeroy boch/ Lefroy Brooks/ Vado sanitaryware in the other 3 bathrooms. There is also useful eaves storage on the 2nd floor.
Externally the property is set back from the road and is approached via a gravel driveway bordered by attractive plants and shrubs and ample parking is available for several cars. It is worth noting that wiring is in place to install electric gates if desired. To the rear is an attractive south west facing landscaped garden bordered by an array of mature trees and shrubs. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and also benefits from a large paved patio area ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining.
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