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6 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Hockenden Lane, Swanley, Kent

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

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Entrance porch | Reception hall | Drawing room | Sitting room | Oak framed Orangery providing dining room and study | Utility room | Kitchen/breakfast room | Basement/playroom | Master bedroom with dressing room and ensuite bathroom | Five further bedrooms, two with ensuite bath/shower rooms | Family bathroom

Double garage with separate living accommodation to side and above | Four bay stable block with electricity and water | Swimming pool

Formal garden, orchard and paddocks - about 3.2 acres
About 17 acres of agricultural land available by separate negotiation

Meadow House is a beautiful Georgian house with a most attractive Victorian addition, constructed of brick under a tiled roof to the front and slate roof to the back.

Internally the property has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard with many fine original features which have been retained and enhanced such as high ceilings, moulded
covings, fabulous new double glazed sash windows with brass ironmongery, wrought iron latches to the doors, a secret door, wooden floorboards and two truly magnificent fireplaces.

The entrance porch opens into the spacious and
welcoming hall with a wide winding staircase to the upper floors. The two reception rooms are beautifully proportioned: the drawing room features an open fireplace with marble hearth, carved wooden surround and mantle whilst the sitting room has a large inglenook fireplace with an oak beam and slate hearth.

The oak framed orangery is absolutely stunning with floor to ceiling windows to one side and doors leading to the rear patio. Currently the orangery is divided into two rooms: study
and dining room, however these could be combined to create one large entertaining area. The floor is laid with Travertine tiles and has the benefit of under floor heating.

A long hallway links the orangery with the kitchen and off of this is the utility room with its integrated washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. The secret door leads from a store cupboard to the sitting room. The beautifully appointed kitchen/ breakfast room has an extensive range of hand-painted cupboards including display units, oil fired four oven Aga, ceramic double sink and an island unit incorporating electric oven, four ring electric hob and wine cooler. A door and steps lead down to the useful basement/playroom which benefits from an external window.

On the first landing there are two delightful bedrooms overlooking the rear garden and a bathroom. Another set of stairs lead to the master bedroom which has a dressing room
and ensuite bathroom, a further bedroom with an ensuite shower room. Continue up the wide staircase to two further bedrooms, one of which has an ensuite bathroom. There are plentiful eaves storage cupboards on the landing and in one of the bedrooms.

Meadow House is set in an enviable location, being surrounded by countryside and yet providing easy access to Junction 3 of the M25 (interchange with Junction 1 of the M20), Orpington and Swanley mainline stations, and local shops in Crockenhill Village.

Comprehensive Shopping: Bluewater Shopping Centre, The Glades in Bromley and Orpington High Street. Mainline Rail Services: Swanley to Bromley South (10 mins), London Victoria (25 mins), Blackfriars (44 mins), City Thameslink and Ashford International, Orpington to London
Bridge (15 mins), Waterloo East, Charing Cross, Cannon Street, Victoria and Ashford International.

Orpington to London Bridge, Waterloo East,
Charing Cross, Cannon Street, Victoria and
Ashford International.

Motorway Links: Junction 3 of the M25 is just 2.5 miles distant providing access to the National motorway network including Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, Channel Tunnel
Terminus, Ebbsfleet International.

Garage and Annexe
There is a double garage with excellent ancillary accommodation to the side and above. The fully fitted kitchen and shower room is on the ground floor with a staircase leading up to the living
room and bedroom.

Outside and Stables
The house is approached via electronic gates and a long gravelled drive that sweeps around to the front of the house and the garage with a spur leading to the four bay stable block,
paddock and field.

Formal Gardens and Grounds
The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a variety of trees, shrubs and herbaceous beds. The swimming pool is set within an attractive terrace behind the house, ideal for outside
entertaining, which leads to an area of lawn.
The grounds are divided into four by post and rail fencing. Beyond the formal garden is a paddock with a large vegetable garden and a tumbled down brick farm building which could be
renovated to create a useful store shed. There is a further paddock behind the stables and an orchard in front.

Additional Land
There are 17 acres of adjoining agricultural land for sale by separate negotiation.

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05 September 2013

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