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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Hopgarden Lane, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

Sold STC £1,150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious family house
  • sought after south side of town
  • Sevenoaks town 1 mile
  • 3 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms
  • double garage
  • landscaped terraced gardens
  • high level terrace with roof top views
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



• Down End is situated in an excellent position on the south side of Sevenoaks, about a mile from the town centre.
• Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater in Dartford.
• Mainline Rail Services: Sevenoaks to Cannon Street/Charing Cross.
• Primary Schools: St Thomas' RCP, St John's CEP, Sevenoaks CP, and Lady Boswell's CEP Schools.
• Grammar Schools: Boys and girls grammar schools in Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells.
• Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels & Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford. Combe Bank School in Sundridge.
• Sporting Facilities: Golf clubs in Sevenoaks include Wildernesse and Knole with Nizels in Hildenborough which also has a private health/fitness centre. Sevenoaks sports and leisure centre. Cricket and rugby in the Vine area of Sevenoaks.
• The M25 can be accessed at junction 5, which is about 3 miles away linking to other motorway networks and Gatwick and Heathrow Airports.


Down End is an immaculately presented family home with well proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors. The house dates from the late 1960s with later extensions, and features picture windows which allow light to flood into the property and provide attractive views over the gardens. Situated on the south side of Sevenoaks, the property is well located for the town, being within 1 mile from the High Street. Also of note are the attractive mature gardens which provide a wonderful backdrop to the house, and the total plot amounts to about 0.44 of an acre.

• The principal reception rooms provide generous areas for formal entertaining and comprise a sitting room and dining room, both with views over the front garden. The sitting room has a sliding door to a terrace, and a stone fireplace with oak mantel shelf and tiled brick hearth. The dining room has exposed wooden flooring.
• Providing less formal living is the snug which is double aspect and has Amtico flooring which continues through to the kitchen/breakfast room.
• The well proportioned kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a
comprehensive range of oak wall and base units by Poggenpohl with work surfaces by Granite Transformations incorporating a 1½ bowl sink and Quooker hot tap and an induction hob. Appliances include Belling double oven (one gas, one electric), dishwasher and integral fridge and freezer. The adjoining breakfast room has a southerly aspect over the garden.
• A utility room has space for appliances and storage cupboards. There is a door opening to a covered area outside where a butler sink and garden store are located.
• The first floor landing has an outlook to the side, a loft hatch and a double airing cupboard.
• The master bedroom has an outlook to the front and fitted wardrobes. The well appointed en suite bathroom comprises a bath, shower cubicle, wash basin, W.C. and bidet.
• There are four further bedrooms, of which three have fitted wardrobes with one room benefitting from a wash basin.
• The family bathroom is well appointed and completes the accommodation.
• The house is approached over a tarmacadam drive which provides parking and leads to the integral double garage.
• The established gardens are a particular feature of the house providing an attractive backdrop. There are areas of lawn flanked by well stocked beds and borders, banks of heather, rhododendrons and azaleas, and mature beech hedging to the front perimeter. To the south side and front of the house is a paved terrace, with a water feature, which provides an excellent area for al fresco entertaining. To the rear garden, steps lead to a raised paved terrace providing an additional seating area.

Square Footage: 2,322 sq ft
Acreage: 0.44 Acres


From Sevenoaks High Street proceed in a southerly direction and turn right opposite Sevenoaks School into Oak Lane. Take the third turning on the left into Grassy Lane and the first right into Hopgarden Lane. Down End will be found on the left hand side after about 0.3 of a mile.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 June 2016

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