Melville Avenue, South Croydon

Sold Subject to Contract £1,695,000

Located within one of south Croydon's premier roads close to Lloyd Park is this truly outstanding and substantial family home which was built in 1904 and has been considerably improved by the current owners. The property offers an impressive and beautifully presented interior throughout approaching 4000 SQ FT which is arranged over three floors and is complimented by an array of stunning character features, typical of the period. From a covered entrance you are greeted by a beautiful, spacious and bright reception hall with an attractive wooden floor, ornate cornice and archway to an impressive turning staircase to the first floor with decorative balustrade. Off the hall is a dual aspect cloakroom with wc and a round feature window. Beyond the hall is a superb double aspect lounge featuring a prominent fireplace with windows to either side, attractive wooden floor and additional windows along with a door extending across the width of the room offering a lovely garden aspect. There is a glorious double aspect dining room featuring a fireplace with leaded light windows and bench seating to either side together with a wide bay window to the front. This is currently used as a second sitting room. Also on the ground floor is a useful double aspect study, access to a spacious cellar and a good size fitted kitchen / breakfast room with a separate pantry. As you continue throughout this immense family home the accommodation maintains an impressive feel with a lovely character landing, stunning double aspect principle bedroom with matching windows and wardrobes to one wall together with a wide bay window, additional room with fireplace which is currently used as a dressing room and a luxurious " Porcelanosa " bathroom with attractive freestanding bath, matching wash hand basins, W.C and impressive enclosed double width shower. There are three further impressive double bedrooms on this floor including one which boasts a most attractive arched window that overlooks the rear garden. On the second floor is a most appealing double aspect bedroom suite which is spacious and has a modern en suite bathroom with a round window as well as an additional room currently used by the owners as a further lounge area in the evenings. Without doubt one of the main features of this family home is the mature and established westerly facing garden with a raised paved patio and flowerbeds, shed, gated access to the front, pathway that leads around to the rear of the garden and a generous lawn area which is enhanced by numerous colourful shrubs, bushes and trees along with additional flowerbeds. To the side is a further spacious garden area with a double garage whilst to the front is an in/out driveway with pillared entrance and established hedging/mature trees which gives a good degree of privacy to the property.
Council Tax Band "G"
  • Outstanding Character Home
  • Sought After Residential Road
  • Accommodation Approaching 4000 SQ FT
  • Impressive Reception Hall
  • Two Glorious Reception Rooms
  • Cellar/Study/Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Five Bedrooms/Two Additional Rooms
  • Luxury Bathroom/Modern En Suite Bathroom
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