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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Hopgarden Lane, Sevenoaks, Kent

Sold STC £1,275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedroom detached house
  • Popular Sevenoaks road
  • Double Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An immaculately well maintained and spacious detached family house on the favoured south side of town

Reception Hall, 3 Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Master Bedroom Suite, Guest Bedroom Suite, 3 further Double Bedrooms (5 in total), Family Bathroom, Detached Double Garage, Summerhouse, Garden Shed, Wendy House, About 0.43 of an Acre. EPC: D


Hop Garden Lane is a sought-after road, located about 1 mile from Sevenoaks town centre and about 1.6 miles by foot (1.9 miles by road) from Sevenoaks station, which has fast and frequent services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street in about 32 minutes.

Sevenoaks offers an excellent range of shopping facilities, banks, cafes and restaurants. It also has a theatre, library and leisure complex, not to mention numerous social and sports clubs including cricket on The Vine. Some wonderful walks can be enjoyed at the National Trust Knole deer park and there are several golf courses in and around Sevenoaks.

The area is renowned for its selection of excellent primary, private and public schools including Sevenoaks Prep and Sevenoaks School, Walthamstow Hall, Granville School, Amherst School, Lady Boswell's Primary and Knole Academy in Sevenoaks, St Michaels and Russell House in Otford, and Combe Bank at Sundridge. There are grammar schools at nearby Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells and the Government has recently approved a girls annexe to the Weald of Kent Grammar School to open in Sevenoaks in 2017.

The M25 can be accessed at the Chevening interchange which is about 3.2 miles away providing access to London, the national Airports and motorway network. A simple trip down the A21 will take you to the coast.


Coming to the market for the first time since it was built in the late 1970s, this beautifully presented and well maintained detached family house offers light and spacious accommodation arranged over two floors.


Low maintenance UPVC fascias, soffits and guttering and sealed unit UPVC windows throughout.

Panelled doors with brass furniture.

Modern white bathroom suites.

French doors opening out from the drawing room and sitting room to the broad paved garden patios.

Lovely light reception rooms including a double aspect sitting room, double aspect study with fitted bookshelves, and a triple aspect drawing room with bi-fold doors opening through to the dining room.

Comprehensive wall and base units in the kitchen with a fitted breakfast table, ceramic Villeroy & Boch sink with drainer and waste disposal unit and integrated appliances including a Miele dishwasher, Whirpool oven, Bosch electric hob and Neff oven and grill. The adjoining utility room has matching tall and base units, a further sink and drainer and space for white goods and fridge/freezers.

Coal effect gas fire in the drawing room with decorative surround and marble hearth/inserts.

Wonderful double aspect master bedroom with built in wardrobes, fitted cupboards, dressing table and window seat, also benefitting from an adjoining dressing room with further fitted cupboards and dressing table and a Smallbone of Devizes en suite shower room with painted wood panelling detail, W.C., marble topped vanity unit, shower cubicle and heated towel rail.

The guest bedroom is also a generous size with built in wardrobes and en suite shower room including a large corner shower, washbasin with fitted cupboards below, bidet, WC and heated towel rail.

There are three further double bedrooms with built in wardrobes and a family bathroom with standalone roll top bath, W.C., pedestal washbasin and heated towel rail.


The property has good off road parking with a sweeping herringbone brick driveway to the front with grass verges and a detached double garage with electric up-and-over door, power and lighting.

Iron gates provide access to the side terraces and rear garden, including vehicular gates allowing for additional parking to one side of the house if required.

There is a paved pathway along the rear of the house, accessed via the drawing room and utility room, which broadens out at either end to provide delightful seating and dining areas.

The rear garden has been a fun playground for children and grandchildren over the years, and is landscaped to provide banked terraces. Steps lead up both sides to the first level promenade and then central steps lead to the upper terrace, which has an area of level lawn and a further dining terrace from which to enjoy the view over the wooded lane and neighbouring rooftops. There is an octaganol summerhouse on this terrace, and a garden shed. There is an area for composting at the back of the garden.

Property Information

Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and water.

Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000. Council Tax Band H

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


From Sevenoaks High Street, proceed on the A225 south for a short distance before turning right into Oak Lane by The Royal Oak Hotel. Continue down the hill and after about 350 yards, after a left-hand bend, turn left into Grassy Lane. After a short distance turn right into Hop Garden Lane. Si Rusa is the last but one house on the left-hand side, just before Ashgrove Road.

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Added on Rightmove:
16 June 2016

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