Ravensbury Road, Orpington




Looking for your first family home to make your own? Then this three-bedroom semi-detached house in a quiet residential street could be just what you’re looking for.

With a long lounge/diner, separate kitchen, three good-sized bedrooms and delightful garden, this property benefits from gas central heating, double glazing, superfast broadband and the possibility of extending to the rear and into the loft (subject to planning and building control approvals).

St Mary Cray station (Thameslink and Southeastern; Travelcard zone 6) is just 5 minutes’ walk for trains to London Victoria, London Blackfriars, Bromley South, Catford, Sevenoaks, Ashford International, Chatham and Dover Priory. The M20/M25 Swanley Junction interchange is 9 minutes’ drive.

A selection of shops including a take-away, convenience store and taxi firm can be found by the station. The Nugent Shopping Centre in Orpington is only a 15 minute’s walk (4 minute drive), and the Springvale Retail Park a few minutes further on Sevenoaks Way. Bromley town centre’s shops and amenities are a 15 minute drive and Bluewater Shopping Centre is just 20 minutes’ drive away.

There are several parks and open spaces locally, including St Pauls Cray Hill Country Park, Hoblingwell Wood Recreation Ground and Scadbury Park Nature Reserve.

The home is within the catchment area of Leesons Primary School and Poverest Primary School, with St Mary Cray Primary Academy and Perry Hall Primary School nearby – all being rated as at least “Good” by Ofsted. Two doctor’s surgeries and two dental practises are within around half-mile radius.

The property consists of:

Front garden bordered by a high hedge and sloping away from the road, steps down to garden and path to street door.

Half panel-glazed wooden street door, laminated wood floor, radiator, stairs to first floor, pendant light fitting, panel glazed door to living room/diner and access to kitchen.

Space for sofas and chairs and for dining table for 6 people, double aspect with window to front with curtain pole and Venetian blinds to front, patio door with curtain pole to rear, two double radiators, log-burning stove in a brick and wood fireplace, serving hatch through to kitchen, picture rail, two pendant light fitting, telephone socket, built-in bookcase, carpet.

Leading from hallway, opaque glazed door to garden, laminate wooden worktops and range of base units and cupboards to 2 walls, breakfast bar, space for oven with extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge/freezer, 1.5 stainless steel sink with flexi-hose mixer tap, 2 radiators, window to side aspect, florescent light fitting, cupboard housing boiler, part-tiled/part-plastered walls, tiled floor.

Carpeted stairs with open wooden balustrade, carpeted landing with access to loft via hatch, radiator on landing, window to side aspect, alcove for storage/displays.

Can accommodate King-size bed and further furniture, full-height built-in cupboard to one wall, radiator, alcove for storage/dresser/furniture, carpet, casement window to front aspect with curtain rail over, transom above door, pendant light fitting, carpeted.

Can accommodate double bed and further furniture, built-in cupboard with shelving, pendant light fitting, carpeted, radiator, casement window to rear aspect with curtain pole, transom above door.

Space for a single bed, carpeted, radiator, casement window to front with curtain rail over, transom above door, pendant light fitting.

Opaque window to rear aspect, transom above door, corner wall-mounted sink, low-level flush WC, extractor fan, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment and plumbed-in shower with drench showerhead, shower curtain rail, radiator, tiled behind bath to ceiling and part-plastered/part-tiled walls, dome light fitting, lino floor.

South-facing, side access gate, external water tap, two log stores, terraced on three levels with patio on balcony, steps down to lawn surrounded by mature shrubs and plants, further steps down through a wooden pagoda to a further patio and lawn area housing two sheds with electricity and light, one currently utilised as a music studio.