4 bedroom house in Petersham

GBP 3,250,000
(US $4,036,175)
Petersham Road, Ham, TW10
Greater London, England, TW10 7AL, United Kingdom
Status: Active

For sale for the first time since 1986, Woodbine Cottage is a 17th century picturesque home, steeped in history and situated in an idyllic setting in Petersham village. Set over just two floors (plus a cellar), the property is double fronted and detached and set on a wonderful plot with a sweeping driveway, double garage and a stunning large rear garden, beautifully landscaped with mature trees, lawn and patio, having previously featured in the Petersham open gardens.
The property comprises; original detailed front door into a grand hallway, a dual aspect reception room with French windows, ornate gas fire, an under stairs WC, a study with bay window, a dining room with feature fireplace, exposed wooden floorboards, a large cellar and an eat-in kitchen with a classic and timeless, bespoke Smallbone wooden frame kitchen. The ground floor extends further to provide flexible accommodation with the rear of the property current set-up as an informal self-contained apartment with kitchen, bathroom, walk-in wardrobe and reception/bedroom. There is also a main utility room/garage and a further garage. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms including a main bedroom with dressing area and ensuite bathroom with separate bath and shower. Overall, while the property would benefit from some degree of updating, this home has been well-maintained and has an excellent flow and layout.
This home also has historical importance with Charles Dickens having said to have lived at the property in the 1830s and writing The Pickwick Papers here.

Property is located in conservation area CA6 Petersham
Petersham is a small community with a beautiful village at its heart that perfectly balances city and country living thanks to the local green spaces of Richmond Park and Petersham Meadows to name a few plus easy London transport links. An ideal location for families and professionals, Petersham has outstanding state and private school options, including Meadlands primary, Grey Court secondary, the German school and Tiffin Girls’ school to name a few.

You’ll find everyday amenities such as dry cleaning, a chemist, a smaller supermarket and coffee spots on your doorstep at Richmond Hill and Ham Parade, alongside a selection of pubs, cafes and restaurants. Local favourites include the Petersham Nurseries, the Swiss bread bakery and cafe and the Michelin awarded Dysarts. Both Richmond and Kingston town centres both offer a wider range of shops, from independent boutiques in cobbled lanes to leading High Street brands, along with a Whole Foods and a Waitrose supermarket.


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