5 bedroom detached house for saleHever Road, Bough Beech, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8
Guide Price £1,395,000
- Attractive converted oast & barn
- 4 reception rooms & 5 bedrooms
- South-facing garden & paddock
- Countryside views, extensive parking
- Hildenborough station 5.3 miles
- EPC Rating = E
ATTRACTIVE CONVERTED OAST AND BARN OF EXCELLENT PROPORTIONS SET IN DELIGHTFUL SOUTH-FACING GROUNDS WITH COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS
Slaters Oast is set within the hamlet of Bough Beech, which is known for its Reservoir and Nature Reserve protected by the Kent Wildlife Trust. The neighbouring village of Hever is
famous for its Castle with its historical connections of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I. There is also a Golf Club within the castle grounds.
Comprehensive Shopping: Edenbridge (3.9 miles), Sevenoaks (7.1 miles), East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells.
Mainline Rail Services: Hildenborough (5.3 miles) and Sevenoaks (7.4 miles) to Charing Cross/Cannon Street. Edenbridge Town (4.1 miles) to Charing Cro ss. Edenbridge (5.6 miles) to London Victoria.
Primary Schools: Hever, Chiddingstone, Four Elms and Cowden.
Grammar Schools: Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
Private Schools: Tonbridge Schools. Sevenoaks, The Granville, Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks and Walthamstow Hall (Girls) Secondary Schools. Radnor School in Sundridge. The Preparatory Schools at Brambletye, Stoke Brunswick and Ashdown. Holmewood House Preparatory School in Langton Green.
Sporting Facilities: Edenbridge Leisure Centre. Racing at Lingfield Park, Plumpton and Brighton, and show jumping at Hickstead and Ardingly. Golf at Hever, Holtye in Cowden and also at the two Royal Ashdown courses (Forest Row), Piltdown, Paxhill Park and East Sussex National (Uckfield). The National Trust owns a large amount of land in the general vicinity which provides excellent walks and places of interest including the quaint village of Chiddingstone and Penshurst.
Communications: The A22 provides access to the M25 and thus London and the suburbs, the south coast, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.
Slaters Oast is an attractive converted oast and barn with a single roundel, set in delightful grounds that act as wonderful backdrop to the property with views over adjoining countryside. Internally, the property offers spacious living accommodation that can be flexible in configuration, and arranged over two floors. Character features include thumb latch panelled doors, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, exposed brick work, vaulted ceilings and an inglenook fireplace.
Points of note include:
The inviting entrance hall has an oak staircase rising to the first floor and provides access to the downstairs cloakroom.
The principal reception rooms provide excellent formal and informal living areas. The generously proportioned sitting room features ¾ length glass windows, allowing an abundance of natural light and an outlook to the rear garden. The room centres around the brick inglenook fireplace inset with a wood burning stove and iron casement. The adjacent and double aspect dining room creates a free flowing layout for formal entertaining. The family room is located in the roundel and benefits from double doors opening onto a paved side terrace. There is also a study.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units. Work surfaces incorporate a 1½ bowl ceramic sink and extend to include a breakfast bar. Appliances include an oil-fired Aga, integral AEG oven and hob (with extractor over), dishwasher and space for fridge/freezer.
The adjoining utility room is fitted with additional wall and base cupboards with work surfaces incorporating a butler sink. Space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
The first floor landing features a box galleried landing overlooking part of the sitting room with the ¾ length glass windows enjoying superb views of the garden and beyond.
The master bedroom is arranged on the first floor within the roundel, enjoying views over the rear gardens and countryside beyond. It benefits from an accompanying en suite bathroom.
The guest bedroom provides a bank of built in wardrobes and en suite bathroom.
There are three further bedrooms, one of which is positioned on the ground floor.
The contemporary and spacious family bathroom comprises double shower, wall mounted vanity unit with his and hers wash basins, heated towel rail and W.C.
The property is approached via a gated entrance opening onto a driveway providing ample parking, which leads to a twin bay covered parking area.
A generous paved south-facing terrace extends to the rear and lends itself ideally for al fresco entertaining. The rest of the grounds are mainly laid to lawn with a landscaped garden interspersed and bordered with shrubs, herbaceous beds and mature trees. The adjoining paddock features a man-made pond and apple trees.
Square Footage: 3,366 sq ft
Acreage: 1 Acres
From Sevenoaks town centre proceed in a southerly direction turning right into Oak Lane opposite Sevenoaks School. Turn right over Gracious Lane Bridge and take the next right. At the end of the road turn left onto Ide Hill Road (B2042). Continue down the hill. At the bottom of the hill the road will bear sharply right. Take the left fork here signed Chiddingstone. Proceed along this road, passing Bough Beech reservoir on your left. At the T-Junction turn left and go over a humpback bridge. Turn immediately right towards Hever and Slaters Oast can be found shortly on the left hand side.
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