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2 Bedroom Detached House SSTC

Selsdon Road, South Croydon

Key Features

  • unique detached home
  • large 0.21 acre grounds
  • 2 bedrooms
  • modern kitchen & bathroom
  • driveway to gated parking & car port
  • massive potential (subject to consents)
  • no onward chain
  • council tax: c

Property Description

The word 'unique' is overused in estate agency, but you will not find another property like this - no matter how hard or long you look! The property itself is a true one-off, however it is the secretive, sylvan setting that really makes this a magical home!

The property is accessed via a driveway from Selsdon Road, between Chelsham Road and the bridge, leading to double gates which open into another world.... Inside, a pathway winds through trees and shrubs, past a workshop, a carport and a very rustic large shed until the bungalow itself is finally revealed....

Dating back to c.1880, during the expansion of the railways in the days of Queen Victoria, the property was owned by the railways until 1967 when it was sold as a result of the 'Beeching Cuts'. It now affords an entrance porch, a central hallway, reception room/bedroom 2, a spacious open plan kitchen/living/dining room with floor to ceiling windows looking onto the gardens, a double bedroom with feature fireplace, a bathroom/wc - with both bath and shower enclosure - and benefits from gas heating.

Not listed, the bungalow is perfect as it is, however there could possibly be scope to extend (subject to usual consents, but it should be noted that there is a restrictive covenant also requiring consent from British Railways Board for works within 20' of the embankment, which could incur costs). The grounds are 0.21 acres (0.084 hectares) and may provide some additional potential for those with a specific requirement for lots of parking, storage, or running a business from home.

Call the seller's sole agent, Martin & Co Croydon, now for an appointment to view!
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