An elegant late Victorian semi-detached villa of immense charm and character situated in one of East Molesey's most desirable and coveted locations forming part of the Old Village Conservation area. Available immediately - no onward chain.
A beautiful light filled family home which retains a wealth of original features. These including; high ceilings with cornicing, stripped wood doors and floor boards, cast-iron fireplaces to principal rooms as well as large windows most being replaced with quality wood framed double glazing. It is a breath of fresh air to see a home with a traditional layout, which some buyers will appreciate, however, the well-proportioned rooms present an opportunity to mould the accommodation into your preferred style of living.
The entrance hall is a good size with plenty of space for coats and shoes, immediately off to the right is modern fitted guest cloakroom with WC and sink. The central hallway contains the staircase with the original newel post and spindles, understairs and separate cupboard housing a Worcester combi-boiler. An inviting drawing room overlooks the front garden and provides a cast-iron gas fire with a limestone surround and slate hearth, and also provides a built-in cupboard and shelving to the alcoves. Adjacent to the drawing room is the dining room, again with a cast iron fireplace, and featuring original plate rack and also twin-doors opening to the front garden.
The kitchen / breakfast room is fitted with plenty of cupboards and drawers, including all the necessary appliances and provides double doors opening out to the walled garden. To complete the ground floor there is a useful laundry room with a cupboard concealing space for a stacked washing machine / and separate dryer; opposite is a further cupboard with space for a tall fridge / freezer and side cupboard with storage and shelving.
Upstairs from a split-level, galleried landing is a ceiling hatch with pull-down-ladder giving access to a cavernous attic providing excellent storage. This floor provides three double bedrooms (ensuite shower to rear bedroom), all with fireplaces, two of the bedrooms with built-in wardrobes. The family bathroom has recently been updated complete with quality Villeroy and Boch sanity ware, underfloor heating and designed with wet room style shower, separate bath and large sink with two-bathroom cabinets, and heated towel radiator.
Outside, there is low maintenance walled rear garden with a small store leading to secure side access and further door through to the entrance porch. The front garden is landscaped set behind a stock wall, and provides driveway parking. The front garden is planted with established evergreen plants and shrubs including mature palm trees. EPC E
Location: St Ives House occupies a quiet and tranquil position in a highly sought after tree-lined road off the main East Molesey High Street (Walton Road), sitting between two period detached houses with steeple roofs. The amenities of East Molesey high street (Walton Road), and Bridge Road (known as Hampton Court Village) and Station, are easily accessible with a great choice of independent stores, fine restaurants, and pavement cafés. There are many outstanding schools and nurseries nearby; The Orchard infant, St Albans Catholic primary and St Lawrence junior schools to name but a few, as well as considerable green open spaces and parkland. The river Thames and the River Mole and Ember are also within walking distance. The Wilderness is just few minutes' walk with public footpath at the end of Bell Road.