4 bedroom detached house for saleElses Farm, Morleys Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14
Sold STC £1,695,000
- Gabled Entrance Porch
- Sitting Room
- Reception Hall
- Drawing Room
- Dining Room
- Family Room
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Rear Hall
- Utility Room
Set towards the edge of the popular village of Weald and surrounded by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Else's Farm is an attractive collection of period barn and farm buildings that were converted in to a select development of residential units in 2002.
Accessed via its own drive The Farmhouse is Listed Grade II and has origins dating from the eighteenth century with later additions. With charming external elevations of red brick, a nineteenth century gabled front porch and a variety of period window styles, the house has lovely views over adjoining farmland and beyond to the south towards Bidborough Ridge.
The accommodation is arranged over two floors and is complimented by various period features including half panelling to the hall and landing, a large inglenook fireplace in the Sitting Room along with a variety of fireplaces in other rooms, some exposed beams and timber latched doors. Windows are multi paned thereby allowing for maximum light penetration and for views over the gardens.
Reception rooms are gracious and ideal for family living as well as entertaining whilst elsewhere the Kitchen Breakfast Room has a range of wall and floor cabinetry including a dresser style unit and an Aga range cooker. The Breakfast Room opens out directly from the Kitchen, from which there are doors to the outside and a beamed, vaulted ceiling and a door leading to the rear hall and utility room.
An easy rising staircase leads to the first floor landing which has four bedrooms leading from it, two of which have en - suite facilities including the Master Suite which enjoys far reaching views.
The property is located on the rural edge of Weald village, about 3 miles south of Sevenoaks. Weald recreation ground, which has cricket and football clubs, is located directly opposite and there is a locally renowned authentic Italian restaurant a little way down the road. In the village itself there is a small convenience store / post office and public house as well as a primary school. Sevenoaks offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, pubs, banks and other facilities.
The M25 is easily accessible just north of Sevenoaks giving access to London, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, Ebbsfleet International and the Channel Tunnel Terminus. Hildenborough rail station (about 2.9 miles) and Sevenoaks station (about 3.6 miles) serve London Bridge/Charing Cross/Cannon Street from around 35 minutes.
For sports enthusiasts there are cricket and tennis clubs locally, golf at Nizels and a nine hole course at Hilden Park - both clubs have private fitness centres - and swimming/leisure centres in both Sevenoaks and Tonbridge.
The area is nationally renowned for its schools selection including grammar schools in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge Public Schools, New Beacon, Solefields, Hilden Grange and Hilden Oak prep schools.
The Farmhouse is approached via an electric five bar gate with an entry phone system and on to a private access drive, passing two other properties, which leads to a parking and turning area in front of the house, a detached Double Garage, which has power and light connected and on to a further parking area.
The gardens are delightful featuring colourful herbaceous borders, level lawns and wide terracing together with a built in BBQ range, a tree house, summer house and a children's play house. There is also a fenced paddock with mature hedging and a small copse of silver birch trees. It also provides easy access to public footpaths across fields.
Sevenoaks Town Centre - 2.9 miles; Sevenoaks Station - 3.6 miles (London Bridge from 29 mins);
Hildenborough Station - 2.9 miles; Tonbridge Town Centre - 5 miles; A21/M25 - 0.5 miles; Gatwick Airport - 25.5 miles;
Central London - 30 miles;
(All distances and times approximate)
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