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7 bedroom detached house for sale
Bluebell Farm, Church Street, Seal
• Stunning barn conversion with 7 reception rooms, 7 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms.
• Leisure complex with indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and tennis court.
• Office suite
• Guest cottage with two bedrooms
• Extensive garden with feature pond
• Substantial agricultural barn
• Arable and pasture land
• Views across open farmland
• In all about 148 acres
Bluebell Farm is situated in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just outside the village of Seal and close to Sevenoaks.
The property includes a stunning principal property with office suite, a two bedroom cottage, large agricultural barn with potential for alternative equestrian use (subject to planning) and surrounding arable farmland. Bluebell Farm also benefits from a leisure complex with indoor swimming pool, sauna, gymnasium, changing facilities and outdoor tennis court.
Bluebell Farm is located on the edge of the village of Seal with the town of Sevenoaks close by (2.7 miles). The property is well connected and within easy reach of the M25 and M26/M20.
Bluebell Farmhouse was converted into a residential dwelling in 2002 from a range of redundant farm buildings and is predominantly a brick conversion with some wooden panelling under a pitched slate tiled roof.
The farmhouse is accessed via a central courtyard with double gates and features a range of climbing plants and a Victorian well.
The wooden front door leads into an entrance hallway with tiled flooring and vaulted ceiling.
The kitchen / breakfast room benefits from an extensive range of fitted based units with marble work top and central island with marble top and integrated sink. There is a dual butler sink and gas fired Aga with integrated grill, fan oven and gas hob. Adjacent to the kitchen / breakfast room is a pantry with fitted marble worktops with storage shelving above and below. The laundry room incorporates a range of fitted worktops with sink and storage shelving.
Living centrally within the farmhouse there is a beautiful central atrium with glass ceiling and York stone flooring, providing a light and spacious reception room leading to various reception rooms and the bedroom suites and a WC.
The dining room is a triple aspect room with York stone flooring and vaulted beamed ceiling and has patio doors to the garden and BBQ areas.
The drawing room is a dual aspect room with vaulted beamed ceiling and inglenook fireplace and doors leading to the paved patio area. Stairs lead to a galleried mezzanine library with wooden flooring a feature beams.
A door from the drawing room leads to the sitting room which has a vaulted beamed ceiling and built in storage cupboard. A study is also situated off the drawing room and is a triple aspect room with York stone flooring and vaulted ceiling.
The games room and playroom provide additional reception space and lead onto a secondary kitchen with built in base units with door to utility room and WC.
A further dual aspect games room has stairs leading to:
Bedroom which is dual aspect double room with reclaimed hardwood flooring and ensuite bathroom with white suite incorporating a freestanding bath with shower tap, WC, hand basin and heated towel rail.
Bedroom which is dual aspect double room with reclaimed hardwood flooring and ensuite bathroom with white suite incorporating a freestanding sink, WC, and feature double shower with tiled floor.
Bedroom which is a dual aspect double room with reclaimed hardwood flooring and ensuite bathroom with white suite incorporating a freestanding sink, WC, and feature double shower with tiled floor.
The following bedroom suites and accessed from the central atrium:
Bedroom suite : A sitting room leads to the ensuite bathroom with white suite incorporating a freestanding bath, WC, and hand basin. Stairs lead to a double bedroom with vaulted ceiling.
Bedroom suite : A sitting room leads to the ensuite bathroom with York stone flooring and incorporates a white suite with bath, double shower, double sink and WC. Stairs lead to a double bedroom with vaulted ceiling steps leading to a large dressing room.
Master bedroom suite : An entrance hallway with French monastery flagstone flooring leads to an ensuite bathroom with antique copper freestanding bath, double shower wet room, double freestanding sinks and WC. There is a dressing area with handmade built in cupboards and stairs lead to double bedroom with vaulted beamed ceiling and ensuite WC and secondary dressing room with stairs leading down to a wet room with waterfall shower, double sinks with waterfall taps and WC.
A further double bedroom with ensuite bathroom incorporates a Moroccan shower with authentic Moroccan tiles, a freestanding bath and hand basin and WC. A dressing room is accessed from the bedroom.
Office suite : The office suite is accessed via the central courtyard. A door leads through to:
Office reception : With back entrance to parking area.
Office which is dual aspect room with under stair storage.
The office kitchen which incorporates a range of fitted base unit with wooden worktop and tiled floor.
The office WC is a white suite with WC and hand basin.
Stairs from downstairs offices lead to:
Office with is dual aspect room.
Office which is a triple aspect room with feature circular window.
Leisure complex : The leisure facilities are located in a wing accessed via the drawing room and sitting room with separate external access to the patio area.
The indoor swimming pool has a substantial paved area surrounding the pool and doorway to gymnasium with sauna and access to outside. There is a changing area with white bathroom suite incorporating a WC, sink and shower as well as the pool house.
Outside : The property benefits from extensive gardens which are predominantly laid to lawn with mature shrub borders and also include: Two BBQ patio areas, traditional French boules pitch, tennis court, well stocked feature pond.
The cottage is a brick built construction with partly tile hung walls and includes traditional features such as exposed timber beams, latch wooden doors and has been sympathetically refurbished.
The cottage is entered via a front door which leads into an entrance porch. The sitting room is a triple aspect room with feature fireplace and storage under the stairs with ample space for dining area.
The kitchen benefits from a range of fitted wall and base units with wooden work surfaces, butler sink, integrated Candy DF150 dishwasher and integrated Candy oven and hob. The utility room provides access to the cottage garden and has a separate WC.
Stairs with a wrought iron banister lead to a landing area with:
Bedroom : which is a dual aspect double room with built in wardrobes. Bedroom which is a dual aspect double room with an eaves storage cupboard. Bathroom with white suite including freestanding sink, double shower and WC.
Cottage garden : The cottage benefits from a separate garden with gravel parking area and enclosed side and rear garden predominantly laid to lawn with mature shrub borders and paved walkway with surrounding flower beds through the centre of the garden.
Farm Building : Adjacent to Bluebell Farmhouse is fully enclosed clear span agricultural building with concrete floor, full height roller shutter door and power and lighting. Measuring 25 metres x 23 metres, this building has potential for alternative equestrian use (subject to planning consents).
Farmland : Bluebell Farm extends to approximately 148 acres. The farmland surrounds the residential dwellings and is predominantly down to arable and pasture.
There is access to the main block of land from the farmhouse driveway and two gateways to Church Street. There is also an unused access via Landway in Seal. Access to the northern block is via Park Lane in Kemsing. There is a water supply to all fields.
Single Farm Payment: The Single Farm Payment Entitlements relating to the farm will be passed onto the purchaser. There are no stewardship schemes currently running over the farm.
Farming Arrangements : The land is currently contract farmed by a local farmer on an informal agreement. No payment is currently made to the vendor and the farmer carries out agreed maintenance works in return.