4 Bed Detached For Sale
Vicarage Road, Crawley Down
- 4 bedroom detached house
- Four Reception Rooms
- Downstairs Cloakroom
- Large Reception Hall
- Master Bedroom with Built-In Wardrobes & Balcony
- Block Paved Driveway for Numerous Vehicles & Single Garage
- South Facing Rear Garden
- Games Room
- Council Tax Band ‘G’
- EPC ‘D’
A striking and unique large detached family home built in circa. 1940's to a one off design, located in the heart of the desirable village of Crawley Down. The house spans over 2,400 sq. ft. and possesses enormous charm and character which is expressed through a wealth of unique features designed specifically for this house. The house has been lovingly cared for and has recently had new glazing installed though out three years ago. There is potential to add to the square footage by extending to the side, rear and into the loft (STPP).
On approaching the property you are greeted with a covered entrance porch with exterior light, and on entering, a hallway with a grand oak staircase rising to the first floor landing and doors leading through to the dining / breakfast room, snug / family room, kitchen and living / dining room. The large and distinctive living room is a fantastic space with large semi circular bayed front with 9 individual windows each with a stained glass image at the top of the frame. The room also has windows and patio doors to the rear conservatory. There is a large brick open fireplace with multi fuel woodburner with two seats either side of the fireplace with two small stained glass windows and serving hatch to the dining / breakfast room. The room has enough space for a full living room suite and dining room furniture. The conservatory leads from the living room and has a brick base with ceiling fan and light, double doors to the rear patio and garden. The South facing orientation of the conservatory makes this a fantastic room to enjoy all year round. The downstairs cloakroom has a frosted window to the front and comprises of; w/c, wash hand basin and vanity cupboard under, fully tiled walls and alarm panel. The snug/family room has a window to the rear and two windows to the side and an open fireplace with brick surround and brick hearth. It is a multi functional room and could be used as an office or playroom as well. The kitchen has a window to the side and door access to outside and a walk-in pantry/utility room with plumbing and space for a washing machine and space for a fridge/freezer. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units, work surfaces, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with drainer, integrated gas hob with cooker hood over and integrated double electric oven. Through the side door of the kitchen leads outside to the covered walkway providing access to a storage cupboard housing the boiler, coal shed and garage.
The beautiful hand carved oak staircase leads you upstairs where there are two large stained glass windows to the front allowing lots of light to flood the staircase and landing. On the landing there is access to a large loft with light which could be converted (STPP), an airing cupboard with tank and shelving with window to front which could be converted into a shower room and a large double door storage cupboard with shelving and light. Bedroom 1 overlooks the front of the house with an open fireplace with brick surround and hearth, two built in single wardrobes, and a shower cubicle. The room possesses a unique feature with a door that opens out onto a semi-circular balcony that overlooks the front garden. Bedroom 2 is a good-sized double with views over the garden and a sink with mirror and light above. Bedroom 3 has an open fireplace with brick surround and hearth and like the master bedroom has a door opening to a balcony that overlooks the rear of the house - perfect to enjoy a morning coffee. Bedroom 4 is also a double that overlooks the rear of the house. The bathroom is in need of modernisation and has a frosted window to the front and comprises of; a bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin and heated towel rail and tiled walls. There is a separate WC with frosted window to the side.
Outside to the front there is a large blocked paved driveway providing parking for numerous cars, gated side access to the rear garden and a large lawn area with low maintenance shrub borders. The single garage has an up and over door to the front and rear so a car can be taken through to the rear patio at the back of the garage. It has power, light and a window to the side. In the rear garden is a wonderful games room/office/gym. The room currently houses a full sized snooker table with authentic snooker lights above. There are windows to the rear and side and door access to the side. The room could be converted into an annexe. The large south facing rear garden is a symmetrical plot with high hedges on three sides providing excellent screening and privacy. It is mainly laid to lawn with a mix of mature trees and low maintenance shrubs, and patio abutting the rear of the house. Within the garden consists; two greenhouses, a wooden shed, pond and brick built barbeque. The garden is a fantastic private space to enjoy all year round.
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