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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Sandy Lane, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks, Kent

Sold STC £840,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 2,943 sq ft Colt house
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Detached former stable building
  • Detached double garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial and spacious detached Colt house with delightful gardens in a wooded setting on the edge of this popular hamlet

Reception Hall, 3 Reception Rooms, Kitchen / Breakfast Room, Cloakroom, 6 Double Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms (1 En Suite), Detached Double Garage, Detached Stable Building, About 1/3 of an Acre, EPC: D


The property is nestled in a woodland setting on the edge of the hamlet of Ivy Hatch, within walking distance of the village country pub (about 0.4 of a mile) and near the National Trust medeival moated manor house, Ightham Mote.

The neighbouring villages of Ightham (1.4 miles), Borough Green (2.7 miles) and Seal (2.7 miles)offer a good selection of local shops. More coprehensive shopping is available at Sevenoaks (about 4.8 miles) and Tonbridge (about 6 miles).

Borough Green & Wrotham station (about 3 miles) has services to London Victoria in approximately 40 minutes. Sevenoaks station (about 5.2 miles) has more fast and frequest services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street from about 35 minutes.

The M25 is also within easy reach, which in turn gives access to London, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, Bluewater shopping centre near Dartford and the Channel Tunnel terminus.

The area is well supplied with highly-regarded state and private schools including Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks (secondary) School, Solefields, Granville and New Beacon preparatory schools in Sevenoaks. There is also St Michaels & Russell House preparatory schools in Otford and Combe Bank School for Girls in Sundridge. There are boys and girls grammar schools in nearby Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.

Sevenoaks boasts Wildernesse and Knole golf clubs and Nizels in Hildenborough is also nearby. There is a sports and leisure centre in Sevenoaks and a private health/fitness centre at Nizels. Cricket and Rugby are played and enjoyed at The Vine in Sevenoaks.


Tarn Hows is an excellent family house offering well maintained, spacious accommodation, superb for entertaining. The detached timber framed Colt house is believed to date from the 1970s and is considered to offer scope for improvement.


Generous and welcoming reception hall with galleried landing above and feature fireplace.

Three double aspect reception rooms, all with French doors opening out to the gardens, including a 27'8'' x 15'8'' sitting room with large brick open fireplace.

Double glazing throughout and skirting board radiators.

Double aspect kitchen with breakfast / dining area. The wood fronted kitchen comprises wall and base units with tiled worktops and splashbacks, Neff convection oven and combination microwave oven, Zanussi electric hob with extractor over and space for undermount white goods such as a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer. There is also space in a former fireplace recess in the breakfast area for a taller fridge/freezer.

Spacious first floor landing with galleried area overlooking the reception hall and windows looking out over the front garden and neighbouring woodland.

Six double bedrooms including four generous double aspect corner bedrooms, once of which has French doors opening to a small balcony overlooking the rear garden and an en suite bathroom.

There is a good loft space offering possible potential, subject to any necessary consents.


The property offers good off road parking in the form of a herringbone brick driveway and a detached double garage with up-and-over door, power and lighting. The terrace area to the side of the house can also be opened up to provide additional parking if required.

The gardens lie predominantly to the south facing rear of the house, although there is an area of lawn to the front of the house as well with rhododendron bush borders.

There is a former stable building in the rear garden comprising two rooms with power connected and a wrap around terrace. There is a further paved terrace along the rear of the house with steps down to the lawn garden.

Property Information

Services: Oil fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage.

Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council, 01732 844522
Council Tax Band G

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


From Sevenoaks, follow the A25 East passing through the village of Seal. Continue for a further 2 miles, over Seal Chart and passing The Crown Point Inn on your right. Take the next turning right into Coach Road (signposted towards Ivy Hatch). Follow the road for approximately half a mile before turning left into Sandy Lane. Tarn Hows is the fourth driveway on the right-hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
16 June 2016

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