5 bedroom detached house for saleSevenoaks Road, Ightham, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 9DS
- In need of refurbishment
- 5 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms
- Summerhouse/garage/store room
- Detached 3 bay open garage
- Gardens & woodland
- Total area 1.93 acres
Oakenhurst is situated in an elevated position 1.2 miles from the centre of the historical and picturesque village of Ightham with easy access onto the A25.
Mainline Rail Services: Sevenoaks and Hildenborough to Cannon Street/Charing Cross. Borough Green to Victoria. www.nationalrail.co.uk
Primary Schools: Ightham, Plaxtol & Shipbourne.
State Schools: Sevenoaks, Borough Green, Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells.
Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels and Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford. Combe Bank School for Girls in Sundridge. www.kent-life.co.uk/education
Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (4.4 miles) Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Bluewater in Dartford.
Impressive and full of character, Oakenhurst is an attractive and interesting character property offering you the opportunity to refurbish, subject to the necessary consents.
Internally the accommodation is well proportioned throughout and arranged over three floors. Period features include:
• wall and ceiling timbers
• exposed brick work
• feature fireplaces
• flagstone and oak flooring
• An impressive galleried landing with stud work open to the drawing room.
The house is set in an prominent position within established park-like gardens and private woodland with the total plot amounting to just under two acres.
The three well proportioned reception rooms all feature brick fireplaces and comprise a magnificent drawing room with doors opening on to the front terrace; a dining room with built in cupboards and a sitting room with double doors leading to the side terrace.
The double aspect kitchen has a range of wall and base cupboards with work surfaces over, a double sink and a built in fridge and oven.
A cloakroom and utility room complete the ground floor accommodation.
Arranged over the first floor is the master bedroom with a walk in wardrobe, a brick fireplace and an adjoining bathroom. There is a family bathroom and two further bedrooms, both have a double aspect and built in cupboards or fitted bedroom furniture.
To the second floor is a deep linen cupboard and two further bedrooms, one has a brick fireplace and the other has deep eaves storage.
Oakenhurst is accessed via a pair of wrought iron gates over a long sweeping drive flanked by mature trees and shrubs including laurel, hydrangeas, rhododendrons, conifer and oak. There is a three bay, open garage and an outbuilding comprising a summerhouse with a connecting garage/store room.
The house is set well back in its plot with a well stocked rockery and steps leading to the front door. A paved terrace overlooks the grounds and is a superb area for outside entertaining. Steps lead to a further raised terrace with gated storage beneath.
To the front, level lawned areas are interspersed with a variety of mature shrubs, trees. There is a fish pond with aquatic planting and a footpath leads to an area of private woodland. The gardens are well screened by the surrounding woodland and hedging and the total area amounts to approximately 1.93 acres.
Proceed in a northerly direction on Sevenoaks High Street. After the traffic lights turn right into Seal Hollow Road, and at the traffic lights turn right onto the A25. Proceed through the village of Seal up the hill, passing Crown Point on your right. After passing Styants Bottom Road on your left, continue for 0.1 of a mile and turn left on the unmarked road. The gates to Oakenhurst will be seen on your left.
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