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10 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Road, Knockholt, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14

Sold STC £3,600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive Galleried Reception Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room
  • Family room
  • Conservatory
  • Library
  • Study
  • Laundry Room
  • Walk In Larder

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An elegant and imposing country house of magnificent proportions, dating from the late 19th century with later additions, set amidst beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds.

The accommodation is extensive and versatile, laid out over three floors and includes a splendid conservatory and indoor swimming pool.

A vast galleried entrance hall gives an excellent first impression and leads to the generously proportioned reception rooms which feature high ceilings, heavy panelled wooden doors with brass fittings and some beautiful marble fireplaces. Of particular note are the drawing, dining and family rooms which all enjoy views of the gardens and grounds.

The kitchen / breakfast room offers a substantial open plan family area, walk in larder, original wrought iron range and granite work surfaces. Double doors lead out to the conservatory and in turn to the indoor swimming pool, which has been loosely based on the architectural design of the domed glass ceiling at Crystal Palace. The terrace, ideal for entertaining, is found off the conservatory with sensational views towards Canary Wharf.

An elegant dividing staircase leads up to a galleried landing. The accommodation on this floor comprises a master suite with two dressing areas and a well appointed en-suite bathroom, five further bedrooms and a flat with a kitchen, sitting room and bedroom suite. The second floor offers much potential, and is currently laid out as a large sitting room and three bedrooms.

Homefield is approached via electric wrought iron gates. A gravel drive sweeps up to the front of the house and then continues around the east of the property where there is further parking and the double garage.
The landscaped gardens and grounds provide a delightful parkland setting, with mature specimen shrubs, trees and rhododendrons. Large expanses of lawn are surrounded by well-established borders and brick pathways which stretch away from the house. A walled croquet lawn and floodlit tennis court are to the north east of the house.

Knockholt is a charming, affluent village conveniently situated just outside Greater London amid Kent countryside just north of Sevenoaks. With excellent road and swift rail connections to London and Gatwick Airport, along with a fine selection of superb schooling in both the state and private sectors, this location has been designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The village itself has a local shop, public houses, award winning garden centres and an ancient church. A more extensive selection of shops and banking facilities can be found at Sevenoaks or Bromley.

From Junction 5 of the M25 take the A21 south, and then follow the A25 west towards Westerham. At the traffic lights in Sundridge, turn right and first left onto Combe Bank Drive. Continue along this road for about a mile, until reaching the T-junction. Turn right on to the Main Road and the entrance gates to Homefield will be on the left hand side after about 150 yards.

For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. It should not be assumed that the property will remain as displayed in the photographs and no assumption should be made with regard to parts of the property not illustrated. Any areas, measurement or distances referred to are given as a guide only and are not precise. Room sizes are approximate and rounded.

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Added on Rightmove:
13 April 2016

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