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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Toys Hill, Westerham

Sold STC £925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Dining Room
  • Garden Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • Shower Room
  • Cellar
  • Mature Gardens with Wonderful Views

Full description

Mapledene is an attractive Victorian house which was formerly a post office and village store and retains the original Victoria post box in the front wall, although now not in use. The property has attractive brick elevations which consist of red stretchers and blue heaters all under a slate tiled roof. The principal rooms all enjoy magnificent southerly views across the Weald and there is a lovely sun deck outside the garden room. The plot extends to about 3/4 acre in total and planning consent exists for a two bedroom garden annexe.


Toys Hill - This rural hamlet, in an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', is surrounded by National Trust land and open countryside. Nearby is Brasted with its antique shops, tea rooms and public house/restaurant. Sevenoaks provides a wider range of shopping facilities, restaurants, cinema/theatre and sports centre. Westerham also provides local shops and restaurants and has a primary school as have Ide Hill and Sundridge.
Mainline Rail Services at Sevenoaks: Approximately 32 minutes to Cannon Street/London Bridge/Charing Cross.
Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Weald of Kent and Tonbridge Girls Grammar in Tonbridge, Knole Academy and Trinity School in Sevenoaks.
Independent Schools: Walthamstow Hall, Solefields, the Granville and New Beacon Schools in Sevenoaks, St Michaels & Russell House Schools in Otford. Radnor House in Sundridge.
Motorway Links: The M25 can be accessed at the Chevening interchange, Junction 5, linking to other motorway networks and Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Ports.

Ground Floor - Part glazed door opening into:

Entrance Porch: - Windows to front and side. Slate tiled floor. Timber door to:

Entrance Hall: - Stairs to first floor. Radiator.

Sitting Room: - Window to front. Radiator. Tv aerial point. Period fireplace with log burner. (This room is currently used as a further bedroom).

Study: - Sash windows to front and side. Decorative period fireplace. Radiator. Range of fitted bookshelving.

Dining Room: - Sash window to side with far reaching views. Open period fireplace with decorative surround and slate hearth. Radiator. Door to cellar. access to:

Garden Room: - Lovely room with windows to side and rear giving magnificent far reaching views. Woodburning stove with back boiler. Door to rear on to timber sun terrace with steps down to garden. Attractive Turkish marble flooring. Underfloor heating.Opening into:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: - Windows to side and rear. Comprehensive range of units comprising wall cupboards, tiled work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under. 1.1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Two oven Raeburn. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, fridge/freezer. Larder. Tiled flooring.

Utility Room: - Window to side. Range of units. Inset sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Built in two ovens plus microwave. Extractor fan. Tiled floor. Door to:

Shower Room: - Window to side. Suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle, close coupled wc, wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Tiling to floor and walls.

First Floor -

Landing: - Window to rear. Access to roof space.

Bedroom: - Windows to side and rear with fine views. Parquet flooring. Radiator.

Bedroom: - Window to side. Radiator. Airing cupboard housing lagged hot water tank with immersion heater and shelving.

Bedroom: - Window to front. Radiator. Decorative period fireplace. Wash hand basin.

Bedroom: - Windows to front and side with far reaching views. Period fireplace. Radiator.

Bathroom: - Window to front. Suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap/shower, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled wc. Part tiling to walls. Radiator.

Lower Ground Floor -

Cellar: - Divided into three sections (the first part having parquet flooring) all with windows overlooking the garden. The middle cellar has a radiator and work bench. Good head height. Window to side. Door to rear. Power and light.

Outside -

Front: - To the front there is a brick paved driveway providing hardstanding for up to three cars and to one side a secondary driveway leads to:

Detached Single Garage: - Timber doors. Windows to rear and side. Door to rear. Electric light.

Gardens: - To the side and rear the gently undulating garden is an attractive mix of lawn and shrubs, together with a colourful array of flowers. There are a variety of pleasant seating areas throughout and there is a timber shed with power and light together with a decorative pond. There is access to Scords Lane at the bottom of the garden.

Services: - Oil tank with 1,300 litre capacity with digital monitor.

Route To View: - From our offices in Sevenoaks take the London Road, passing the main line station, into Riverhead turning left and ascending Worships Hill along the A25. Continue into the village of Brasted turning left into Chart Lane, signposted Brasted Chart, and continue for about 2.1/2 miles where the property can be found on the left hand side immediately before the turning for Scords Lane.
JGS/JPM 618003 P.19651

Council Tax: - Sevenoaks District Council - Tax Band G - £2,751.90

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06 September 2016

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