5 bedroom detached house for sale

Sevenoaks, Kent

Sold STC £1,195,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached property
  • 4.68 acres paddocks/gardens
  • Planning permission to extend
  • 5 bedrooms/5 recs
  • Excellent stable facilities
  • Rural location/views
  • Good riding out
  • NO CHAIN

Full description

No Chain - A well presented detached 5 bedroom family home set in 4.68 acres (*TBV) with equestrian facilities occupying a charming rural position in the highly desirable picturesque hamlet of Toys Hill near Sevenoaks. Approached via electric double wooden gates the property is privately set in glorious landscaped gardens, offering a pleasant southerly aspect, with adjoining 3 post and railed paddocks with water connected (N.B. space to add riding arena Subj. P.P.) and benefitting from a modern timber Passmore stable block with Clock tower Feature ( 3 full size loose boxes, feed room, hay store and tack room and generous enclosed concrete yard area. The location of the property presents great opportunities to enjoy an outdoor lifestyle being close to National Trust Woodland walks, cycle trails and bridle paths and also with off road riding onto the South East Toll Ride network accessed directly opposite the main entrance drive. The property will also appeal to those keen to embark on their own development project as planning permission has been granted under ref: 15/01540/HOUSE to create a striking, new contemporary style of house with further bedroom and windows to the first floor. A rarely found opportunity in this designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Location & Situation - The property is situated in a delightful rural position in the sought-after location of Toys Hill with a southerly aspect which attracts maximum sunshine. Amenities are well served in the delightful historical town of Westerham 3.4 miles or Edenbridge 3.9 miles away with mainline stations serving London Victoria, London Bridge and Gatwick Airport. The larger town of Sevenoaks with its more comprehensive range of shops and restaurants is 6.9 miles and Sevenoaks station with mainline links to London Bridge, London Waterloo East, London Charing Cross and London Cannon Street is 6.2 miles.There are numerous excellent schools in the local vicinity Primary Schools: Four Elms, Brasted, Westerham, Ide Hill, Sundridge, Chiddingstone, Hever and Crockham Hill. Notre Dame at Lingfield, Hazelwood at Oxted and schools at Sevenoaks including Walthamstow Hall, The New Beacon, The Granville, Sevenoaks Preparatory, Solefields Preparatory School, and the internationally renowned Sevenoaks School. Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Weald of Kent and Tonbridge Girls Grammar in Tonbridge, Wildernesse Boys School in Sevenoaks and Sevenoaks Girls School. There are numerous recreational facilities in the area including swimming and other activities at the Leisure Centre at Edenbridge and Sevenoaks, sailing at Bough Beech. Golf at Westerham, Hever, Wildernesse, Knole and Nizels.

Acommodation - Refer To Th Floor Plan - - GROUND FLOOR - Bespoke kitchen and bedroom furniture by Great British Kitchens, Sonos sound system with in ceiling speakers to the principal rooms, local area network to six rooms, wood flooring, radiator covers and an automatic sun blind on the terrace.
The principal reception rooms provide both formal and informal entertaining areas and comprise a drawing room with charming views over the gardens and sliding doors which lead to the south facing terrace.
The dining room is double aspect and the generous recreation room/study is fitted with an excellent range of furniture and could be used as an additional sitting room or games room and has an adjoining modern shower room. This would also suit an integral annexe.
The bespoke kitchen/breakfast room by Great British Kitchens is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units including a wine rack. Granite work surfaces incorporating a sink and extends to provide a breakfast bar. Integral appliances include a Brittania Range style cooker with extractor fan over, dishwasher and fridge.
The utility room has space for appliances, a freezer, a butler sink and direct access to the rear garden.
Approached from the entrance hall is a cloakroom and separate coats cupboard.
The master suite is fitted with an excellent range of bedroom furniture including wardrobes. There is an attractive outlook over the gardens together with direct access to the rear terrace. The modern en suite shower room is well appointed.
There are three further bedrooms arranged on the ground floor, one of which has fitted wardrobes and another is currently being used as a study. The well appointed family bathroom and a cloakroom completes the accommodation.
FIRST FLOOR - The fifth bedroom is approached from a staircase rising from the recreation room/study and is double aspect with fitted wardrobes and eaves storage.

Gardens A Lovely Feature To The Property - The property is approached via electrically operated double wooden gates over a sweeping drive which provides parking for a number of cars and horse box and leads to the stable yard to the rear.
The delightful landscaped gardens provide an attractive backdrop to the house and has all year interest, principally laid to lawn with well stocked beds and borders. There is an orchard area with a brick well and water feature, a striking formal landscaped garden with circular pond, sculptured planting including box hedges enclosing a variety of roses and timber arbores and with an irrigation system. The whole provides a high degree of privacy.

Equestrian Facilities - The equestrian facilities include a modern timber stable block by Passmores, comprising three stables (one currently used as an implement store) a feed room, hay store and tack room and generous post and rail enclosed concrete yard.
There are three paddocks enclosed by post and rail fencing and two with water connected.

Land & Grounds - The paddocks amount to about 3.77 acres and the total plot is about 4.68 acres. The acreage stated at the property is 'TBV - *To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been measured formally by Equus and its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry with the acreage clearly marked where available. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact size of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the boundary for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.

Planning Permission - Full planning permission has been granted (June 2015) to substantially remodel the whole house. This includes adding a two bedrooms to the roof area, creating new windows to the elevations as well as changing the ground floor rooms to include a large kitchen and family room all conducive to modern family living. Plan are available via the Vendor on viewing the property or on line via the Sevenoaks District Council web site using REF: 15/01540/HOUSE.

Services & Outgoings - TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Sevenoaks District Council
SERVICES: Gas central heating, private drainage, mains water and electric
TAX BAND: G
EPC RATING: E
PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN: December 2015
BROCHURE PREPARED: January 2016

Helpful Websites - We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase:
www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk
www.homecheck.co.uk
www.floodrisk.co.uk
www.environment-agency.gov.uk
www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org

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Viewing Arrangements - All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014
E: sales@equusproperty.co.uk


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Nearest stations

  • Edenbridge (2.9 mi)
  • Edenbridge Town (3.2 mi)
  • Hever (4.0 mi)
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Equus Country and Equestrian Property , South East

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01892 323040 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Edenbridge (2.9 mi)
  • Edenbridge Town (3.2 mi)
  • Hever (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Equus Country and Equestrian Property , South East

South East Head Office, Pantiles Chambers, 85 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1XP

01892 323040 Local call rate

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