Old Morden Grange, Blackheath
Property SummaryTucked away in a secluded lane is this imposing period residence designed by the distinguished architect John Belcher in 1888. The grand entrance with its large private sweeping drive and pillared stone entrance leads into the spacious and well proportioned interior. The house retains much original character charm and detail including stone window frames, oak panelling, some beautiful stone and oak floors, ornate cornicing, mouldings, panelled doors and open fireplaces. Kidbrooke Grove is a sought after wide tree lined no through road situated within a pleasant walk of the open Heath and Blackheath Village. Fast and frequent train service to the City, West End and Canary Wharf. Easy access to A2, M2 and M25 road networks. The area is well served with schools in both the state and public sectors.
Imposing large private gated driveway with surrounding lawn, trees and shrubs.
Stone steps up to large wood panelled Entrance Door into:
Leaded light box window to the side. Ornamental curved archway.
Walk-in cloakroom with a cloaks cupboard. Wash hand basin and separate wc.
Beautiful dining room wood panelled up to dado height with plate rail. Deep inglenook bay window with solid wood window seat. Solid oak parquet flooring. Stone mullioned casement windows with leaded light detailing. Central lantern light. Natural brick open fireplace set in a carved wood surround. Fan booster heater.
Beautiful light dual aspect room with casement windows overlooking the gardens and door opening onto the garden. High wood panelled and beamed ceiling. Panelled walls and wooden ionic columns. Solid oak parquet flooring. Open fireplace with a high mantel and marble inset with mirror above. Servery to the breakfast room.
KITCHEN BREAKFAST/ FAMILY ROOM
Dual aspect room with windows and door opening onto the garden and additional window and door out to the front driveway. Kitchen is fitted with oak veneered units with marble work surfaces. Integrated dishwasher, coffee machine four ring induction hob and extractor. Wall mounted oven and warming drawer. All appliances by Miele. Franke double sink unit with insinkerator. Ceramic tiled floor. The breakfast area has cast iron radiator. High ceiling with cornice work, picture rail and skirtings. Bookshelves. The family area has a gas log burner with stripped pine fireplace surround with high mantel. Oak parquet flooring.
Leaded light window to the front. Large fridge/freezer and washing machine. Potterton boiler for the central heating and Glow-worm boiler for the hot water. Drying area.
From the Dining Room curved wood panelled solid oak staircase up to the long L shaped FIRST FLOOR LANDING. Leaded light casement windows looking out onto the roofscape. Concealed EAVES STORAGE behind wood panelling.
Leaded light casement windows looking out on to the garden. Built-in wardrobes. Recessed ceiling lighting.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
Fitted in a white suite with wash hand basin, wc and shower cubicle. Tiling to walls. Radiator.
Twin leaded light casement windows. Built-in wardrobe. Radiators.
Leaded light casement window to the rear. Built-in wardrobe and bookshelves. Recessed ceiling lighting. Radiator.
Dormer bay window with leaded light casement windows. Picture rail and skirtings. Radiator with concealed cover.
Casement window to the side overlooking the garden and onto Kidbrooke Grove. Eaves storage. Radiator. Access to loft area.
Large family bathroom fitted with a white suite and period style chrome fittings. Double walk-in shower with glazed screen. Panelled double ended bath with wall mounted mixer taps. Pedestal wash hand basin and concealed flush wc. Ceramic tiled floor. Halogen downlighters. Walls panelled to dado height. Large linen cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder for the central heating. Heated towel rail/radiator. Casement window to the side.
Small Velux rooflight. Wall mounted bookshelves. Built-in storage area with shelving. Eaves storage. Fan booster heater.
Beautiful large garden with formal lawn and masses of surrounding trees and shrubs. Low level original brick walls. Extensive planting. Quarry tiled dining terrace.
Brick Store/Work shop.
The front gravelled driveway is for the sole use of Old Morden Grange and can accommodate up to ten cars.
Old Morden Grange is subject to a flying freehold