4 bedroom detached house for saleOxenhoath Road, Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11
Guide Price £999,995
- Charming period Cottage
- semi rural location
- 3 reception rooms
- 4 bedrooms
- delightful gardens
- about 0.3 acres
- views over lavender farm
- EPC Rating = G
PICTURESQUE COTTAGE OF CHARM & CHARACTER SET WITHIN DELIGHTFUL GARDENS, LOCATED IN A SEMI-RURAL LOCATION
Pillar Box Cottage is located within a semi-rural location set within The Hamptons Conservation Estate.
Local Shopping: Plaxtol Village with Butchers, General Store and Post Office.
Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks and Tonbridge provides
supermarkets and other high street retailers as well as a multitude of Pubs and Restaurants. Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater Shopping Centre.
Mainline Rail Services: Hildenborough to London Bridge/Charing Cross, Sevenoaks (8 miles) to London Bridge/Cannon Street/Charing Cross. Borough Green (4 miles) London Victoria.
Primary Schools: Hadlow & Tonbridge.
Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Tonbridge Girls Grammar in Tonbridge and Weald of Kent Girls Grammar School.
Private Schools: The Preparatory Schools at Somerhill. Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools.
Leisure Facilities: Nizels Golf and Fitness centre in Hildenborough. Poult Wood Golf Club, Tonbridge. Also in Tonbridge are outdoor and indoor swimming pools, the Angel Leisure Centre and a range of sporting clubs to include football, baseball, swimming and sailing. David Lloyd Tennis & Fitness
Club at King's Hill.
Motorway Links: The A21 can be accessed at Hildenborough or the M20/M26 can be accessed via Wrotham all three give access to the M25, other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.
Pillar Box Cottage is a charming period property of great character which has been in the same occupancy for over 35 years. The property takes its name from the Victorian red pillar box set within the south facing external wall of the house, and is within the conservation hamlet of The Hamptons. The property has views from the first floor over the neighbouring lavender farm. Internally, the house is well presented and has some exposed wall and ceiling timbers, attractive fireplaces and multi-pane casement windows. Of particular note is the delightful established cottage garden, which provides an attractive backdrop and in total amounts to about a third of an acre.
A half glazed oak front door opens to the reception hall with an outlook to the front and an attractive brick fireplace with electric fire fitted.
The double aspect drawing room features an impressive inglenook fireplace with canopy and brick hearth, exposed timbers and direct access to the rear garden.
The dining room has an outlook to the front, an attractive fireplace and recessed shelving.
The part vaulted kitchen is triple aspect and has a door to the garden. There is a range of wall and base cupboards with tiled work surfaces and a 1½ bowl sink. Appliances include a gas fired Rayburn, washing machine and integral fridge.
A rear lobby has access to the garden, stairs to the first floor, under stairs storage cupboard, and a walk-in larder.
Arranged over the first is a double aspect master bedroom with fitted wardrobe and an attractive fireplace, three further bedrooms, two of which have fireplaces and one a fitted wardrobe.
The bathroom has a bath with mixer taps and shower attachment and a vanity unit. There is an adjoining W.C.
The delightful gardens are a particular feature of the house providing a charming backdrop. There are rose adorned gateways and arbours, lawned paths lead around the established beds and borders to a wide area of lawn flanked by a wild garden with tall grasses. By the house is a brick terrace
providing an ideal area for al fresco entertaining. There is a timber summer house and a brick potting shed. On from here is a fence enclosed garden with a greenhouse, compost area and a detached garage with access to the lane.
Square Footage: 1,590 sq ft
Acreage: 0.3 Acres
From the A21/Hildenborough/Weald roundabout take the Hildenborough exit. On reaching Hildenborough take the left hand turning signposted into Riding Lane. Continue until the end of this road to a 'T' Junction and turn right continuing towards Shipbourne. At the crossroads in Shipbourne proceed straight across passing Shipbourne School on the left and continue on this road bearing right at the next junction. Passing Riverside Nursery's on the right take the 2nd left into Park Road. Take the next right hand turning to Pillar Box Lane then left onto Oxenhoath Road where Pillar Box Cottage will be found on the left.
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