6 bedroom detached house for sale

Fairseat Lane, Wrotham, Kent, TN15

Guide Price £2,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Elegant country residence
  • Well presented accommodation
  • Annexe and self-contained flat
  • Parkland grounds of 36.8 acres
  • 10,107 sq feet (939 sq m)
  • Superb views
  • over adjoining farmland
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Elegant and distinctive country house with ancillary accommodation, set in parkland grounds of 36.8 acres

Location

Wrotham Hill Park is situated in parkland grounds within 2 miles of the pretty village of Wrotham with its many period houses, inns and shops, and enjoys views over surrounding countryside.
Comprehensive Shopping: Wrotham (1.9 miles), Borough Green (3.1 miles), Sevenoaks (10 miles), Bluewater near Dartford.
Mainline Rail Services: Borough Green to Victoria, Sevenoaks to Cannon Street/Charing Cross . Meopham to Victoria. Ebbsfleet International to St Pancras.
Primary Schools: Wrotham, Borough Green and Stansted.
Grammar Schools: Grammar schools in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone, Dartford and Gravesend.
Private Schools: St Michaels & Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford and Sevenoaks Preparatory School in Godden Green. Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall in Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks, Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. Combe Bank School for Girls in Sundridge.
The M20/M26 can be accessed at the Wrotham interchange linking to other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus in Ashford. The M2 can be accessed to the north.

Description

Wrotham Hill Park is a distinctive and elegant country house set in parkland grounds of 36.8 acres. The property dates from the 1860's with attractive sandstone elevations with intricate moulded details over the arched mullioned windows. Internally the superbly proportioned accommodation is arranged over 3 floors with the addition of an extensive basement together with a one bedroom flat located in the former stable block.
High ceilings, elaborately decorated cornice and ceiling roses, double glazed sash windows, column radiators, brass touch plates, oak flooring and deep skirting boards.
The principal reception rooms comprise an elegant drawing room with a striking marble fireplace which has decorative tiled slips. There is direct access to the South facing terrace and bay window with outlook over the grounds. The dining room is double aspect and the billiard room with an impressive vaulted ceiling with roof light, has direct access to the gardens and an attractive fireplace with wooden surround and wood burning stove.
The spacious kitchen/breakfast room is open to the conservatory and provides an excellent family living area. The Smallbone kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base cupboards including dresser unit and island unit with granite work surfaces over. Appliances include Britannia range style cooker with gas hob (via LPG) and extractor fan over, dishwasher. The conservatory overlooks, and doors open onto, the Italian style courtyard garden.
Accessed from the conservatory is the secondary accommodation which comprises a sitting room with outlook to the front, a bedroom which is double aspect and a well appointed shower room. The lobby provides access to outside and is fitted with a butler sink and storage cupboards.
The basement comprises and number of useful storage rooms including wine cellar, log store and garaging with a concertina door.
The master bedroom suite has a double aspect with far reaching views over the grounds and is fitted with a comprehensive range of wardrobes including a dressing table. The en suite bathroom comprises a well appointed bathroom suite including roll top bath with claw and ball feet and separate shower cubicle.
The guest bedroom has an outlook to the front and attractive fireplace with a well appointed en suite bathroom.
The remaining bedrooms have far reaching views over the grounds, with one having fitted wardrobes. The second is currently being used as a study and features an extensive range of book shelving and display shelves.
The family shower room, fitted with a steam shower, completes the first floor accommodation.
The second floor comprises an impressive recreation room set in the entire roof space with far reaching views to three sides. There is also a separate wet room with shower and W.C.
Ancillary accommodation
The one bedroom apartment is located to the side of the house in an Italian style courtyard which was formerly the stables and now provides accommodation comprising sitting room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room. The courtyard also has a gym, workshop and store rooms with a central area of lawn bound by clipped box hedging.
Gardens and grounds
Wrotham Hill Park is approached over a long tree lined driveway leading to a pair of electrically operated wrought iron gates. The drive continues past the house to the side parking area and on to the garaging set within the basement area.
The established gardens area laid to lawn with many specimen trees and shrubs with an excellent South facing terrace creating an excellent outside entertaining area. From here views are enjoyed over garden and the adjoining pasture land. There is an attractive thatched 'Tea House' with three sets of sliding glass doors and slate flooring set amongst established beds stocked with a variety of grasses. There is also a vegetable garden with green house and compost area.
The pastureland amounts to about 25 acres.

Square Footage: 10,107 sq ft
Acreage: 36.8 Acres

Directions

From Sevenoaks proceed East on the A25 and on reaching Borough Green take the left hand fork into Western Road, and at the end of Western Road take the next left again towards Wrotham. At the Wrotham/M20 roundabout take the second exit signposted Gravesend and at the next roundabout follow the A227 onto the Gravesend Road. Take the first left, a small left hand fork called Fairseat Lane (opposite a house entrance called 'The Ridge') and after a short while the pillared entrance for Wrotham Hill Park will be found on the left-hand side.

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17 March 2016

Nearest stations

  • Borough Green & Wrotham (1.8 mi)
  • Kemsing (3.3 mi)
  • West Malling (4.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Borough Green & Wrotham (1.8 mi)
  • Kemsing (3.3 mi)
  • West Malling (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

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74 High Street, Sevenoaks, TN13 1JR

01732 677043 Local call rate

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