Shortlands Road, Shortlands, Bromley BR2

£2,000,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
An iconic Edwardian detached mansion offering capacious accommodation with an abundance of period features set on a plot of around half an acre. The quality of this home is evident from the moment you step across the threshold and only viewing can really provide the full experience.

We understand that Durley Dene was built in 1907 and has to be one of the finest period homes in the area both in terms of size and the fact that the character of the original era has been retained or restored throughout. The accommodation includes up to seven bedrooms, five receptions including a 30ft billiard room with pool table to remain. A wonderful 30ft conservatory makes a superb entertaining space overlooking the landscaped gardens. There is a fitted kitchen/ breakfast room which again extends to around 30ft loosely divided into 2 areas whilst a basement area provides plenty of storage as well as a laundry room. Approached via a sweeping in and out drive the property sits on a plot of around half an acre with detached garage to the side and an outbuilding to the rear which currently serves as a gymnasium.

There are period features galore including high ceilings, fireplaces, period style radiators and ceiling cornicing. Every effort has been made to retain the character of the era.

The location is very convenient being less just over 1/2 a mile from Shortlands Railway Station with the village and local shops just beyond. Beckenham High Street with its array of shops bars and restaurants is just over a mile and Beckenham Junction Station is within 1.5 miles offering fast and frequent services to Victoria as well as Tramlink access to Croydon and onto Wimbledon. Bromley South Station is about 1.2 miles with regular services to London. Bromley High Street offers great shopping facilities as well as access to The Glades Shopping Centre, Pavillion Leisure Centre and Churchill Theatre.

Entrance VestibuleDouble wooden front doors with leaded light window to side, quarry tiled floor, leading into:-

Main Entrance HallGiving access to:-

CloakroomLeaded window to front with a period style flush WC, wash hand basin.

Entrance HallApproached via glazed double doors from the Vestibule. This is the hub of the property giving access to the various other reception rooms as well as the upper floor accommodation via a grand staircase with wooden balustrade, the period fireplace is a taste of the character to come.

Drawing Room (17'1 x 17'1 (5.21m x 5.21m))On entering you are struck by the inglenook fireplace with leaded windows to either side and mirror above, further windows to front and rear as well as a large bay to the rear overlooking the garden.

Dining Room (18'7 x 14'10 (5.66m x 4.52m))Bay window to front, a feature fireplace with wood surround, wood effect 'Amtico' flooring.

Conservatory (29'3 x 17'4 (8.92m x 5.28m))A wonderful entertaining space overlooking the garden with double glazed windows to rear and side, double glazed double doors which opens to the garden, a fitted bar area completes the convivial atmosphere whilst the quarry tiled floor adds to the character.

LobbyWith glazed double doors from the conservatory, cupboard housing circuit boards and door opening to:-

Billiard Room (30'10 x 17'11 (9.40m x 5.46m))Triple aspect with impressive pool table to remain, there is a further seating area with feature fireplace and wood burner beyond the games area for spectators or a relaxing time out.

Boiler RoomPart glazed door leading to outside, wall mounted 'Glowworm' boiler (not tested by Charles Eden), hot water tank and pump.

Office (16'4 x 12'1 (4.98m x 3.68m))Window to rear, although currently used as an office this could be further used as a family/sitting room.

Breakfast Room (15'6 x 10'10 (4.72m x 3.30m))Loosely divided into two areas. The breakfast area is accessed from the main hall with window to side and storage cupboards and an arch with stained glass side light giving access to the kitchen area.

Kitchen (15'1 x 12'3 (4.60m x 3.73m))Fully fitted with a comprehensively range of wall and base units, 'Rangemaster' with eight gas rings and oven below, 'American' style fridge/freezer, granite worksurfacing with double bowl sink and drainer, integrated dishwasher. We understand that the appliances are to remain.

Cellar AreaAccessed from the main hall with windows to the front and side set in light wells, this is a great storage area as well as housing a laundry room.

Stairs To First Floor LandingHaving ascended the grand staircase with wooden balustrade the galleried landing benefits from ceiling height over the stairs which extends to the floor above where high level windows light the area.

Master Bedroom (18'0 x 17'5 (5.49m x 5.31m))This is a double aspect room with feature fireplace. It Is currently used as a full suite by virtue of a door to bedroom Seven which is at present used as a dressing room.

En-Suite Bathroom/ShowerLeaded light window to front. The period features continue with a claw foot bath as well as separate shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin.

Dressing Room/Bedroom Seven (13'9 x 13'3 (4.19m x 4.04m))Window to rear overlooking the garden, feature fireplace. Although currently used as a dressing room there are doors to the master bedroom as well as the landing and thus could serve as a separate bedroom.

Bedroom Two (18'10 x 15'8 (5.74m x 4.78m))Window to front, feature fireplace, fitted wardrobes.

En-Suite Shower RoomTiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, high flush WC.

Bedroom Three (14'9 x 12'11 (4.50m x 3.94m))Double aspect with windows to rear and side, feature fireplace, steps lead to a door to the rear opening onto:-

Roof Terrace (23'4 x 18'2 (7.11m x 5.54m))A real attribute to this bedroom. The roof terrace is a very spacious size with views over the garden.

En- Suite BathroomJack & Jill design. There are doors to both bedroom three and also to the landing.

Opaque window to side, white bathroom suite.

Bedroom Four (14'10 x 10'10 (4.52m x 3.30m))Window to rear overlooking garden, feature fireplace.

Bathroom/WcWindow to side, claw foot bath, pedestal wash basin, low level WC.

Separate WcWindow to front, high flush WC, corner wash basin.

Second Floor LandingWith a door to a large loft area providing plenty of storage and a further small loft area housing the cold water tank.

Bedroom Five (14'9 x 8'0 (4.50m x 2.44m))Two windows to the front, eaves storage cupboard, fireplace.

Bedroom Six (14'10 x 10'8 (4.52m x 3.25m))Window to rear, fireplace, eaves storage cupboard.

Outside GardensThe property is situated on a plot of around half an acre with landscaped gardens including large area of lawn, spacious patio area adjacent to the conservatory, a further patio, breakfasting terrace adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room. Mature trees, shrubs and flower beds, glasshouse, summerhouse, shed.

Gymnasium (14'8 x 12'7 (4.47m x 3.84m))An outbuilding to the rear of the garden currently serves as a gymnasium and could equally be used as a home office.

Detached Garage (20'4 x 10'0 (6.20m x 3.05m))Located to the side of the property with a car port in front. Double doors to front and personal door to the side. A gardeners toilet is located to the rear of the garage.

In-Out DrivewayThe property is approached via a sweeping in/out driveway providing parking for a number of cars as well as giving access to the carport and garage.

DirectionsFrom our office proceed up Kelsey Park Road into Court Downs Road turning right at the end into Wickham Road. Continue to the Chinese roundabout taking the first left into Hayes Lane where Shortlands Road can be found around 1/2 a mile on the left and Durely Dene is then just down on the left hand side.

Charles Eden Estates Limited for themselves and for the vendor(s) or lessor(s) of this property give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Any intending purchaser must satisfy themselves by their own inspection. No equipment, services, circuitry or fittings have been tested. These floor plans are purely an illustration for identification purposes only. They are not accurately scaled e.g. Windows shown are to give an indication of direction rather than size or position within a wall itself. No warranty is given by the vendor(s), their agents, or any person in their employment. Offered subject to contract, pending sale or withdrawal.

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