6 bedroom detached house for saleLong Mill Lane, Dunk's Green, Tonbridge, Kent
Guide Price £1,250,000
- Deceptively spacious detached family house
- 6 Double Bedrooms
- 4,049 sq ft of accommodation
- Outdoor heated swimming pool
- Views over the Fairlawn Estate
A substantial 4,049 sq ft detached family house in this popular hamlet between Plaxtol and Shipbourne, overlooking farmland to the rear
Entrance Hall, open plan Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, Sitting Room, Utility Room, 6 Double Bedrooms including Master Suite, 5 Bath/Shower Rooms, 2nd floor Study/Hobby/Store Room, Integral Garage, Off Road Parking, Garden, Swimming Pool, About 1/4 of an Acre. EPC: D
The property is located in the quiet hamlet of Dunk's Green, between the sought-after villages of Shipbourne and Plaxtol, about 4 miles North of Tonbridge and about 8 miles South-East of Sevenoaks. There is a 16th Century pub within walking distance of the property and the popular Chaser Inn public house in Shipbourne is also only a short drive away. The nearest shops are in the neighbouring villages of Plaxtol and Hadlow. Sevenoaks and Tonbridge provide more comprehensive shopping facilities.
The property overlooks farmland to the rear and there are some wonderful walks to be had in the surrounding countryside, including historic places of interest to visit such as Ightham Mote and the Fairlawn Estate.
There are rail stations at Hildenborough (about 5.6 miles), Borough Green (3.5 miles), Tonbridge (4.7 miles) and Sevenoaks (7.8 miles). Borough Green serves London Victoria in about 50 minutes, whilst Tonbridge, Hildenbroough and Sevenoaks serve Charring Cross, via London Bridge and Waterloo East, and Cannon Street with journey times of around 35 minutes (from Sevenoaks).
The M25 is also within easy reach, which in turn gives access to London, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, Bluewater shopping centre near Dartford and the Channel Tunnel terminus.
The area is well supplied with highly-regarded state and private schools including Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks School, Solefields, Granville and New Beacon preparatory schools in Sevenoaks. Tonbridge Public School, pre-preparatory and preparatory schools including Somerhill, Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange. Boys and girls grammar schools in nearby Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. There is also St Michaels & Russell House preparatory schools in Otford and Combe Bank School for Girls in Sundridge. Shipbourne and Plaxtol both boast excellent primary schools.
Sevenoaks has both Wildernesse and Knole golf clubs and Nizels in Hildenborough is also nearby. Poult Wood public golf course is only a few minutes drive away. There is a sports and leisure centre in Sevenoaks and a private health/fitness centre at Nizels. Tonbridge indoor and outdoor swimming pools and The Angel Sports & Leisure Centre Tonbridge. Cricket is played in the nearby village of Plaxtol and there is a tennis club in Shipbourne. Cricket and Rugby are played and enjoyed at The Vine in Sevenoaks.
The Whitehouse is a deceptively spacious detached family house offering 4,049 sq ft of accommodation, including 6 double bedrooms, arranged over three floor.
Commissioned to the vendors' own specification, The Whitehouse has been a much loved family home for many years and benefits from a good sized garden and swimming pool to the rear.
Engineered oak flooring throughout the hall and sitting room. Underfloor heating throughout much of the ground floor.
Double aspect sitting room with stone fireplace housing a woodburning stove.
Open plan kitchen/dining/family room with bi-fold oak framed doors to the rear garden and wide French doors to the conservatory.
Painted shaker style kitchen with walnut worktops featuring an electric 2 door AGA with extractor hood over, separate conventional fan oven and microwave oven. Separate black gloss island with coloured glass worktop housing an integrated dishwasher, waste disposal and Villeroy & Boch sink and incorporating a breakfast bar. Space for an American style fridge freezer. Larder and storage cupboard.
Separate utility room with Villeroy & Boch butler style sink and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Conservatory with sliding doors that fully open to the rear garden terrace, creating a covered open-air room.
Oak framed double glazed windows and French doors with Juliet balconies in four of the rear facing bedrooms.
Six generously proportioned double bedrooms including a master suite with walk-through dressing room and en suite bathroom.
One of the second floor bedrooms has its own sitting area and the other has an adjoining work room/study/store room that could be used as a spare bedroom.
The bathrooms are all fitted with white suites and in addition to the master include a "jack-and-Jill" bathroom shared between two of the first floor bedrooms, a family shower room on the first floor, a family bathroom on the second floor and a ground floor shower room.
All of the rear facing rooms enjoy a delightful aspect over the rear garden and fields beyond.
The property is accessed off Long Mill Lane with a gravel parking area to the front of the house for three cars in addition to the integral garage.
The garage has an electric up-and-over door and would accommodate two smaller cars or one larger car with space around for storage/additional white goods/work area.
The West facing rear garden has a paved dining terrace immediately to the rear of the house with stone steps leading up to the lawned garden.
To the rear of the garden is the heated outdoor swimming pool, which has its own paved pool terrace for summer lounging as well as the pool pump house and a timber/glass summer house with power and lighting connected.
The garden boundaries are planted with colourful shrub borders with mature hedge screening and there is a mature apple tree towards the back of the garden.
Services: Oil fired central heating (separate boiler for swimming pool). Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council, 01732 844522. Council Tax Band H
Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
From Tonbridge, head North on the A227, Shipbourne Road (straight ahead/fork right at the traffic lights at the top of the High Street by Tonbridge School). Continue for about 2.2 miles (over 2 roundabouts) before turning right into Higham Lane on the corner of a sharp left-hand bend. Then turn immediately left into Puttenden Road (towards Plaxtol). Continue to the end of this road and at the cross roads continue straight over into Dunk's Green Road. Follow the road into Dunk's Green and round to the left, passing the pub. The Whitehouse will be found after about 350 yards on the left-hand side.
From the M25 (junction 5)/Sevenoaks, take the A25 exit towards Sevenoaks. Stay on the A25 through Riverhead (over two roundabouts) and Seal. Shortly after the Crown Point pub turn right into Coach Road (towards Ivy Hatch). Proceed through Ivy Hatch and out on High Cross Road. At the end of the road turn right to join the A227 (towards Tonbridge). After about 1.2 miles, by The Chaser Inn on The Common in Shipbourne turn left into Upper Green Road across the Common. Continue on this road for about 1.3 miles before turning left into Dunk's Green Road. Follow the road into Dunk's Green and round to the left, passing the pub. The Whitehouse will be found after about 350 yards on the left-hand side.
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