Forge Lane, Petersham, Richmond TW10


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  • Bedrooms: 2
An end of terrace house over 3 floors in an idylic enclave in historic petersham.

Forge Lane is a bijou development of just 5 houses on the site of the former Old Forge. Although early 21st century, with all attendant modern advantages including underfloor heating, the exterior blends seamlessly into its historic surroundings with traditional header and stretcher stock brick topped by an elegant Dutch gable. The courtyard off street parking is entered via a scenic archway and to the right is the listed 18th Century Village Lock Up and Watchman's Hut. Forge Lane won the Daily Mail 4 Star Award for Best Development in Surrey in 2006.

Bright open plan style entrance floor with reception hall, dining and kitchen areas and a lounge area with fireplace and French doors out to a lovely secluded rear garden, walled to the rear and flank, and benefitting from a useful side access gate.

The lower ground has a generous double bedroom with inbuilt wardrobes, a rear office/guest facility, main bathroom and double doors to both a storage cupboard and a utility cupboard.

The top floor has a charming double bedroom with inbuilt wardrobe cupboard and ensuite with both bath and walk in shower.

Off Street Parking Space : Sash windows with double glazing : Integral kitchen appliances : Underfloor heating : EPC Rating 76

Forge Lane is opposite the Gate House entrance to Ham Polo Club and the German School. It is moments from Richmond Park, the renowned Petersham Nurseries, Petersham meadows, riverside walks and Richmond Golf Club. The popular Russell School, Ofsted Outstanding Grey Court School, Richmond University and the Vineyard School also within reach. It is moments from a choice of bus services into central Richmond and Kingston.

Entrance porch:

Part glazed entrance door into ..

Reception hall: Abt 8 ft 2 x 3 ft 10 (2.48m x 1.17m)

With door into ...

Front reception/dining area: Abt 10 ft 4 x 10 ft 2 minimum (3.16m x 3.10m min)

Two double glazed sash windows to front aspect with fitted shutters, wood flooring, spotlighting.

Kitchen Abt 8 ft 4 x 8 ft (Abt. 2.54m x 2.43m)

Wood fascia units fitted to three sides, worktops and tile splashbacks, inset twin bowls, inbuilt twin Bosch ovens, inset 5 ring gas hob with Bosch hood over, integral fridge and freezer, integral Bosch dishwasher.

Rear reception/lounge : Abt 16 ft 7ins x 10ft 11 ins (4.87m x 3.33m)

Wood floor, flame effect fire set in feature fireplace with hearth and mantelpiece, rear windows and French doors to garden.

Stairs down to lower floor:

Balustrade, double doors to utility cupboard housing hot water store, wall mounted system boiler and washer/dryer, double doors to additional storage cupboard.

Ront bedroom Abt 14 ft 10 x 9 ft 6 (4.52m x 2.90m)

Twin double doors to inbuilt wardrobe cupboards with hanging and shelving in addition to room dimensions, two double glazed sash windows to front and front part glazed door out to exterior lower ground area.


With wide walk in shower, WC, cantilevered wash hand basin, fitted wall mirror, spotlighting, tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail.

Rear office / guest Abt 13 ft 11 x 8 ft 8 (4.25m x 2.64m)

Glass panels to ceiling

stairs from ground floor to first floor landing:

Balustrade, rear double glazed sash window, door to..

Master suite :

Bedroom Abt 12 ft x 11 ft 11 ( 3.66m x 3.63m)

Two double glazed sash windows to front aspect, door to overstair store cupboard, double doors to deep store/ wardrobe cupboard with hanging and shelving in addition to room dimensions, door to rear into ...


With tile floor and walls, tile panel enclosed bath, glass door to walk in shower enclosure, WC, wash hand basin, recessed tiled shelf, heated towel rail, double glazed velux window.


Garden: Abt 20 ft ( 6m)

Walled to rear and side, decking, planting and lighting, tool store, side access gate.

Front entrance :

Brick blocked entrance through an archway and through to a gravelled driveway round to the forecourt parking area. To the right side of the entrance is the village lock up and watchmans hut : A surviving 18th Century timber structure listed by English Heritage.

The heart of the village is located within Richmond Borough Conservation Area No. 6 Petersham. The village is listed as Piterichesham in the Domesday Book of 1086. The village church of St Peter contains fragments of the 13th Century Chancel and retains its Georgian box pews. On the other side of the road from Forge Lane are the entrances to the Russell and German Schools and on to Ham Polo Grounds via Petersham Avenue which is one of the locations in Nicolas Nickleby by Charles Dickens who lived locally. River Lane leads down to the Thames towpath and Petersham Meadows. A footpath from the rear of Forge Lane leads round to Petersham Road near the gate into Petersham Park which leads on into the main expanse of Richmond Park. On the opposite side of Petersham Road is the Dysart Arms and the entrance into Petersham Nurseries and Cafe.

Parking space :

The parking space demised to the property faces the house. The vendor informs us there is an electrical connection so there is the potential option of a car charging point.

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