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Temple Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 8EY

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3 bedrooms
2 reception rooms
1 bathrooms
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Key Features

  • Good sized beautiful garden
  • Well presented
  • Within catchment area of favoured Primary and Secondary schools
  • Convenient location
  • Light and airy rooms
  • Gas central heating
  • Separate dining room/second living room
  • Solar Panels - Save on energy costs
  • Possible scope for extension subject to necessary consents
  • Must be viewed!

Detached Council tax band: F Tenure: Freehold

Situated in a tree-lined road, yet within a quarter of a mile of Epsom town centre and mainline station, as well as within the catchment of favoured primary and secondary schools, the property is a 1926 detached three-bedroom house which retains charming period details as well as having space for extending at side and rear. Council tax band F. Walls, windows and roof insulated to give EPC rating of C74, and extensive investment has been made to achieve a significant degree of sustainability. High efficiency, gas fired Bosch boiler installed in 2012, providing central heating via radiators in every room. Sheltered, south-west facing patio and garden, with large, bespoke greenhouse, raised fish ponds set in a rockery, fully stocked flower beds and ornamental trees and bushes , together with fruit trees and well cultivated vegetable and soft fruit garden. Adjacent is a brick-built garden shed and access to mains electricity and irrigation water tap.

Ground Floor

Porch 1.7 (5'6) x 0.6 (2'0) max

Open to one side, terracotta tiled floor. Location of gas meter.

Entrance Hall 3.0 (9'10) x 1.7 (5'7) max

Original stained glass front door and side windows, with secondary glazing. Beech wood floor, white railed staircase, under stair storage cupboard with electricity meter, coat rack.

Dining Room 4.2 (13'9) x 4.2 (13'9) max

Front aspect. Square bay with windows on each aspect plus single window on south wall. Fireplace with original decorative white wooden mantle above black cast iron surround and coal effect gas fire on a slate hearth. Coved ceiling and new oak wood floor.

Lounge 4.45 (14'7) x 4.3 (14'1) max

Square bay with windows to each aspect and fully glazed door to patio and garden. Fireplace with original decorative white wooden mantle above modern black cast iron and polished steel surround and coal effect gas fire on a slate hearth. Hardwood corner shelving unit and shelf over radiator. Coved ceiling and new solid oak floor.

Kitchen 4.75 (15'7) x  1.75 (5'9) max

Window giving garden view above stainless steel sink unit over beech wood fronted cupboards. Part glazed door opening onto side pathway to front and rear gardens. Full height cupboard to gas boiler and storage shelves. Solid beech wood worktop with bespoke, hand-made beech wood fronted cupboards above and below, with space and services for washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and gas/electric cooker. Tiled floor.

Cloakroom 1.4 (4'7) x 0.85 (2'9) max

White porcelain hand basin, WC and cistern with water saving device. Half tiled walls and beech laminate floor and shelving

Stairway

Wide carpeted stairs with mahogany rail on banisters.

First Floor

Landing

Carpeted gallery above stairway, with obscured glass window facing south and original stained glass window facing east. Wide tread, hinged timber ladder to the loft, with easy access doors set in ceiling.

Bedroom One 4.4 (14'5) x 4.2 (13'9) max

Overlooking front aspect. Square bay with windows on each aspect and single window on south wall. Built in desktop on south wall with shelves and drawers beneath. Pedestal hand basin. White wooden mantle above a tiled fireplace. Beech laminate flooring. Space to install an ensuite, subject to consents if necessary.

Bedroom Two 3.8 (12'6) x 3.3 (11'0) max

Window overlooking adjacent trees and the garden. Built-in wardrobe and shelves on south wall with white and mirror faced sliding doors. New oak laminate flooring. Built-in oak bedside tables

Bedroom Three 2.9 (9'6) x 2.7 (8'10) max

Window with westerly aspect. Carpeted floor

Bathroom

White porcelain basin set in meranti hardwood vanity unit with extending shaving mirror over. WC and close coupled cistern. White 'carronite' acrylic bath with widened end for the over-bath, powered shower. Medicine cupboard with mirrored door. Airing cupboard  housing double coil hot water tank and immersion heater. Storage cupboards above and below all in meranti hardwood as is the bath panel. Full height wall mirror. Bath surround and window sill tiled. Vinyl flooring

Loft 

Gable end east window and Velux roof windows on south and west elevations. Floor with carpet and vinyl coverings. Roof finished internally with wallpapered plasterboard. Cupboards and shelving in eave spaces.

Front Garden

Fully stocked with flowers and four ornamental trees, with white painted timber paling fence and gated opening onto a brick paved side path and block paved driveway, with parking for two cars.

Rear Garden

Sheltered, South-west aspect, backing onto park with sports facilities. Full length, south facing, decorative brick boundary wall with grape vine. Brick paved patio, beyond which are raised fish ponds set in a rockery, lawns, fully stocked flower beds and ornamental trees and bushes, together with fruit trees, including apple, pear, plum, cherry and fig. Beyond trellis screen is a fuly stocked vegetable and soft fruit garden on raised beds with paved access paths. Adjacent is a brick built garden shed, and easy access to main electric power point and irrigation water tap.

Outbuildings

Attached Garage 7.3 (24'0) x 7.3 (24'0) max

Original building extended to form workshop and cycle store, with insulated floor and roof, and extensive lighting and power fittings.

Greenhouse 5.6 (16'5) x 2.5 (8'2) max

Bespoke hardwood frame on brickwork, fully insulated and ventilated, with raised bed and racking, irrigation pipework, heating and lighting.

Shed and Store

Original brick building with tiled roof, converted to greenhouse annex (2.1 (6'9) x 1.6 (5.3) max) and food store (1.6 (5'3) x 1.5 (4'11) max), both being insulated throughout and having sinks, power points, lighting and storage facilities.

Sustainability Features

1. Micro-generation: 16 photovoltaic solar panels on two aspects of house roof, rated at a total installed capacity of 3.84 Kilo-watts, generate power both for home consumption and exporting the the national grid, and currently provide Feed in tariff income of £1,400 per year on average, which would be transferred to the property's new owner.

2. Ground Water Supply

A submersible pump installed in 2006 in a 20'/6m deep well sunk below the driveway delivers clean water via a pressure vessel to storage tanks in the loft. This water then feeds the shower, hand basins, washing machine, dishwasher and fishpond (but not the kitchen sink). This has reduced consumption of the metered mains water supplied by Thames Water by approx. 150 cu.m per year for the property's current owner.

3. Collection of Rainwater and Grey Water: Water for irrigating the garden is pumped automatically from a 3,000 litre reservoir beneath the greenhouse floor to taps in the greenhouse and garden. The reservoir is fed from rainwater pipes and supplemented if necessary by waste water piped from the bathroom and kitchen.

 

 

 

 

 

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