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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Potash Lane, Platt, Sevenoaks, Kent

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period barn conversion with great potential
  • Quaint little rural hamlet
  • Overlooking fields to the rear
  • Attached outbuildings
  • Attractive walled garden and further side garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A period conversion of a substantial Grade II listed barn in a delightful and convenient rural position

Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Conservatory, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Study, 4 Bedrooms (including Master Bedroom Suite and ground floor suite), 3 Bathrooms (2 en suite, 1 ground floor). Attached Garage & Store. 3 Bay Former Cattle Barn. About 0.27 of an Acre. EPC: Listed


The Barn is set within this picturesque hamlet of period properties on the rural edge of St Marys Platt in a conservation area.

There are a good range of local shops in the nearby village of Borough Green while Sevenoaks Town Centre provides a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities.

Main line stations can be found at Borough Green serving London Victoria and Sevenoaks serving London Charing Cross/Cannon Street.

There are a good number of schools in the local area including Primary Schools in Platt and Borough Green. Grammar Schools for Boys and Girls in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone.
Private Schools include Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools, St Michaels Preparatory at Otford as well as a good number of Preparatory Schools in both Tonbridge and Sevenoaks.

The M20/M26 at Wrotham/Wrotham Heath gives access to Channel Tunnel and Ports as well as M25 and thence Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports and Ebbsfleet International Terminus.

The Barn is a substantial Grade II listed barn believed to date from the 18th Century with attractive brick and weatherboarded elevations on ragstone footings all under a tiled roof. We understand that it was converted in the late 1940's and the spacious accommodation benefits from many windows which enjoy a pleasant outlook to adjoining farmland and also over this charming hamlet of period properties. The property is set at right angles to the lane and occupies a nicely secluded position.

The Barn offers flexible accommodation and is considered to offer the potential subject to planning to create further accommodation or creation of a self contained annexe from the single storey former cattle barn to the front.


An Oak stable style door with porch canopy over opens to good sized Entrance Hall with cloaks cupboard and stairs to first floor. Cloakroom.

'L' shaped triple aspect Drawing Room with attractive outlook. Brick fireplace with bressummer and raised hearth.

Dining Room with ceiling and wall timbers. Door to Kitchen.

Glazed double doors from the hall open to South facing Conservatory/Garden Room also approached from Drawing and Dining Rooms with full height windows.

Double aspect Kitchen/Breakfast Room with good work surface area over range of cupboards and drawers. Further work surface with cupboards under and over. In set 5 ring gas hob, double oven, plumbing and space for dishwasher. Rear lobby area with excellent walk in Larder. Small Utility Room with butler's sink, plumbing and space for washing machine. Door to Garage.

Off the Drawing Room is an excellent Guest Bedroom Suite comprising large double Bedroom, bathroom and Study. It is considered that this area could with ease be adapted to provide a self contained annexe/flat if required.

First Floor approached by a single flight of stairs to Landing with linen cupboard, access to roof space.

Spacious Master Bedroom Suite comprising good sized double aspect Bedroom with attractive views, wardrobes to one wall. Bathroom. Dressing Room/Study/Occasional Bedroom 5.

2 Further double Bedrooms. Family Bathroom.


A tarmac driveway leads up to a parking area and gives access to a substantial Garage Block with up and over door, Gas and Electricity Meters, Ideal Mexico gas fired boiler, personal doors to both front and rear.

The most attractive Front Garden is enclosed by high stone walls to two sides and to the other by an open fronted 3 bay Cattle Barn with original wooden feeding trough. Well stocked borders planted with an abundance of flowering plants and shrubs. Area of lawn. path and wrought iron gate to lane.

Steps lead up to a south facing paved terrace with mature Wisteria and variety of shrubs and plants to raised beds.

The Rear Garden is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked herbaceous borders and beds. Paved area with hexagonal pergola over planted with Honeysuckle.

In all extending to about 0.27 acre.

Property Information

Services: All Mains Services. Gas fired Central Heating.

Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, Tel: 01732 844522. Council Tax Band:G

Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.


From Sevenoaks take the A25 through the village of Borough Green, on reaching the sign for St Mary's Platt, turn right into Long Mill Lane and bear left after the Church into Comp Lane. Continue along this lane where the road forks, take the right-hand fork and continue up the lane at the junction turn right and The Barn will be found almost immediately on the left.

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Added on Rightmove:
13 September 2016

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