By Ruth Doherty published
A stunning detached Georgian property with a carriage driveway to the front and rear set on one of Dulwich's most prestigious roads has gone on the market for £4.95 million.
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The Grade II listed home offers a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial Georgian property set back from the road behind a carriage driveway, providing parking for several cars.
The house offers a self-contained annex with kitchenette, bathroom and open plan living room/bedroom. It'sdecadent but also informal, and has been designed with modern family life in mind.
The large and welcoming hallway gives access to the main reception rooms on the ground floor, together with a sweeping staircase to the upper floors.
The ground floor comprises four large reception rooms all with high ceilings, Georgian style windows and lovely period features.
The kitchen/breakfast room extends to the separate utility room, and there is also a separate cloakroom.
The house boasts an informal breakfast room with beautiful natural light flowing in, as well as more formal dining room, boasting a large black dining table, a grand chandelier and Philippe Starck dining chairs.
The first floor boasts two large double bedrooms, the master has an en suite dressing room to the front and a large en suite bathroom to the rear.
There are five double bedrooms in total, all decorated with on-trend contemporary neutrals, while amajor feature of the property is the sensational garden, which wraps round the house.
Property agent Caroline Kennaway describes it as a 'prestigious landmark Georgian house adjacent to Dulwich village.'
Indeed, the shops and restaurants of Dulwich village are a stone's throw away, while The Picture Gallery, Dulwich Park, and Sydenham Hill Golf Course are all nearby, offering cultural and outdoor activity opportunities.
The house is on the market via Savills for £4,950,000.
Ruth Doherty is an interiors writer who has worked for Homes & Gardens and Ideal Home magazines among many others.
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