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5 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Hever Lane, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8

Guide Price £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming country residence
  • semi-rural location
  • 5 beds, 4 reception rooms
  • Planning to enlarge
  • Garaging, stables, barn
  • Gardens & paddocks
  • about 10.8 acres
  • additional land available by separate negotiation
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Charming and spacious country house set within established gardens and grounds with far reaching views.

Location

Fell House is located on the edge of the Historic village of Hever, famous for its Castle with its historical connections with Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry the VIII and mother of Elizabeth I of England. The property also offers good access to the local town of Edenbridge with a Waitrose, and further afield, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Oxted and East Grinstead. There are many picturesque country walks, bridle paths, village pubs and local leisure.
• Comprehensive Shopping: Edenbridge - 3 miles, East Grinstead - 9 miles, Tunbridge Wells - 10.8 miles & Sevenoaks - 10.5 miles.
• Mainline Rail Services: Hever (0.6 miles) and Edenbridge stations (3.2 miles) have a fast service to London Bridge/Victoria. Hildenborough (8.6 miles)and Sevenoaks (10.6 miles) stations have fast services to Cannon St/Charing Cross. www.nationalrail.com
• Primary Schools: Hever, Chiddingstone, Crockham Hill, Oxted, Limpsfield, Edenbridge, Four Elms and Westerham. www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk
• Secondary / Grammar Schools: Oxted County. Various Grammar schools in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
• Private Schools: Holmewood House in Langton Green. Lingfield School Notre Dame. Hazlewood mixed preparatory school in Limpsfield Chart. Laverock girl's preparatory school in Oxted. Combe Bank School for Girls in Sundridge. The Public Schools at Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Woldingham Girls School.
• Sporting Facilities: Edenbridge Leisure Centre. Racing at Lingfield Park, Plumpton and Brighton, and show jumping at Hickstead and Ardingly. Golf at Hever Castle Golf Club, Holtye and Sweetwoods Golf Clubs in Cowden and also at the two Royal Ashdown courses (Forest Row), Piltdown, Paxhill Park and East Sussex National (Uckfield). Sailing at Bough Beech. The National Trust owns a large amount of land in the general vicinity which provides excellent walks and places of interest including the quaint village of Chiddingstone.
• The A22 provides access to the M25 and thus London and the suburbs, the south coast, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.

Description

Fell House is a charming property built in the 1930s in the Sussex farmhouse style with well proportioned and immaculately presented accommodation. The property also benefits from planning to convert the roof space to provide two further bedroom en suites. The house is located within the Metropolitan Green Belt and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with far reaching views over surrounding countryside. Also of note is the excellent equestrian facilities with stabling, an agricultural barn and a former manège now seeded to grass and a number of paddocks. In total the area amount to about 10.8 acres and provides a high degree of privacy.

Points of note include:
• Jet Master fireplaces in both the drawing room and dining room, leaded light windows (with timber frames), oak flooring to the drawing room, dining room and sitting room, tiled flooring to the reception hall, quarry tiled sills, solid oak latch doors.
• The principal reception rooms and generous reception hall provide excellent area for formal and informal entertaining. The double aspect drawing room has direct access to the front garden and far reaching views to the side, the dining room has an outlook to the front and the sitting room is double aspect with a fireplace and display shelves. The games room is triple aspect and has a stable door leading to the driveway and fitted storage and shelving to one wall.
• The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has a comprehensive range of wall and base units by GB Kitchens and Interiors including a dresser style cupboard. Granite work surfaces incorporates a sink. Appliances include oil fired Aga, AEG electric oven with hob and extractor fan, and a Hotpoint dishwasher. There is an attractive adjoining oak frame rear porch which leads to outside.
• An attractive turned staircase leads to a part-galleried landing with a full height window to the rear.
• The master bedroom is double aspect with delightful views over the gardens and towards the North Downs. There are built in wardrobes and a modern well appointed en suite bathroom with Amtico flooring.
• There are four further double bedrooms, all with built-in cupboards, and one is currently being used as a study.
• Completing the accommodation is a well appointed family bathroom and separate shower room, and the landing houses a utility cupboard with space and plumbing for appliances.

Outbuildings, Gardens & Grounds
• The house is approached over a sweeping gravel drive which leads to the parking area, stables and a double garage with power and light connected.
• The established gardens are principally laid to lawn interspersed with shrubs, trees and flower borders. A paved path leads around the house and culminates in a terrace bound by a low stone wall with raised beds. This terrace is ideal for al fresco entertaining and a place to enjoy the views.
To the front of the house is an area of woodland with a pond and spring bulbs. The gardens provide a high degree of privacy and a rural setting.
• Equestrian facilities and outbuildings comprise two stable blocks with power and light connected, incorporating seven loose boxes and a tack room and a modern portal frame barn which can provide covered parking for tractors and horseboxes etc., and can be approached via a secondary driveway. This driveway also leads to the gated paddocks. The outdoor manège is enclosed by a high hedge with floodlights in place (currently disconnected). It is currently seeded to grass but has
the drainage in place and could be resurfaced.
• The remaining land consists of three fenced paddocks and natural woodland copses.

Planning number: SE/13/03749/HOUSE

Square Footage: 3,063 sq ft
Acreage: 10.8 Acres

Directions

Leave the M25 at junction 5, and proceed onto the A25 heading east. Turn right towards Edenbridge on the B2042 and proceed down Ide Hill forking left signposted to Bough Beech. Continue over a small bridge turning immediately right towards Hever and proceed past Hever Golf Club, Castle and Henry VIII Public House. At the next T-junction, turn left and take the first right signed to Hever Station. After approximately a 1/3rd of a mile turn left (signposted Cowden, Hartfield) and the entrance
to Fell House will be seen on the right hand side after about 0.6 of a mile.

Alternatively, leave the M25 at junction 6, and proceed through Oxted on the A25. After approximaltely 1 mile, turn right onto the B269, Kent Hatch Road (signposted Edenbridge). Continue
along the A269 into Crockham Hill, where the road becomes the B2026 to Edenbridge. Continue through Edenbridge passing the Land Rover Agency on the left then take the 2nd left turning onto Hever Lane (unmarked). Fell House is situated on the left hand side following a sharp right hand bend, after approximately 0.5 miles.


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