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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Birchin Cross Road, Otford Hills, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15

Under Offer £925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Striking & innovative "Thermohouse"
  • Voted one of the "Best Individual New Home"
  • 4/5 bedrooms
  • Private grounds & woodland
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Otford station 1.4 miles
  • EPC Rating = B

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



Primrose Cottage is set within a semi-rural location about 1.6 miles from Otford village High Street, which has local shopping facilities, public houses, Post Office and picturesque village pond.

• Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (5 miles), Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater Shopping Centre in Dartford.
• Mainline Rail Services: Otford (1.4 miles) to London Victoria. Sevenoaks to Cannon Street/Charing Cross.
• Primary Schools: Otford and Kemsing.
• Grammar Schools: Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells.
• Private Schools: St Michael's & Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford. Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, Solefields, The Granville and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. Combe Bank School in Sundridge.
• Sporting Facilities: Woodlands Golf Club in Otford. Golf clubs in Sevenoaks include
Wildernesse and Knole with Nizels in Hildenborough which also has a private health/fitness
centre. Sevenoaks sports and leisure centre.
• Motorway Links: The Chevening interchange gives access to the M25, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.


Primrose Cottage is a highly individual detached property set back within about 1.19 acres in a semi-rural location on the edge of Otford village. Completed in 2015, this innovative and meticulously designed Thermohouse delivers a low energy family home with the main living spaces capitalising on natural light and the ethos of "bringing the outside in". The split level accommodation is arranged over three floors, providing a versatile layout and a contemporary finish.

Particular features include:
• Strategically placed windows to maximise passive solar heating.
• Heat recovery and air ventilation system.
• Rainwater Harvesting System.
• Under floor heating throughout.
• Voted one of the 'Best Individual New Homes' by Sevenoaks Council through the LABC Building Excellence Awards 2016 for the South East.
• The curved building design maximises the views of the garden and natural light.

• Upon entrance there is an immediate impression of natural light with full height glass window panes to the front and a compelling sight to the rear garden via the adjoining kitchen/breakfast room. The entrance lobby benefits from floor to ceiling fitted storage cupboards and access is provided to the cloakroom.
• The triple aspect and spacious sitting room lends itself for both everyday living and entertaining. It features a wood burning stove and full width sliding doors that open to the rear garden terrace.
• The impressive kitchen/breakfast room is flooded with natural light and continues to bring the outside in via the inclusion of full width sliding doors, ideal for entertaining. There are a comprehensive range of wall and base cupboards, including an island unit that extends into a breakfast bar. Granite work surfaces incorporate a ceramic Blanco sink. Integral Siemens appliances include an induction hob (with extractor fan over), oven, microwave oven, steam oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and Caple wine fridge.
• The utility area benefits from fitted floor to ceiling cupboards, which provides space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
• The master bedroom is arranged over the first floor benefitting from views over the rear garden and a dressing area with built-in wardrobes. There is an accompanying contemporary en suite with shower facilities.
• There is an adjacent study, which could alternatively be used as an additional bedroom.
• There are three further bedrooms and a well appointed family bathroom located on the lower ground floor, completing the accommodation.
• The property is approached via an electric gate and pedestrian side gate, opening onto a resin-bonded driveway providing ample parking. A raised border is well stocked with mature trees, hedging and shrubs.
• The well established rear garden is principally laid to lawn with a substantial elevated terrace, ideal for al fresco entertaining. The rest of the grounds are arranged as deciduous woodland, providing a high degree of privacy and seclusion.
• There is a designated vegetable potager to the side of the property.
• Total plot amounts to about 1.19 acres.

Square Footage: 1,590 sq ft
Acreage: 1.19 Acres


From Sevenoaks proceed along the A225 to Otford and turn right at the pond. Pass the Station on the right and take the next right into Pilgrims Way East. Take the first left hand turning into Row Dow and proceed up the hill. Bear right into Birchin Cross Road and Primrose Cottage can be found on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
05 September 2016

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