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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Goathurst Common, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks


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Originally known as Sunny Villas, the property dates back to 1841. We believe that the name was changed to The Old Forge prior to 1966. Documentation indicates that the original Tea Rooms were constructed prior to the change of name.

The existing house has been extended in the past with a single storey side extension and conservatory. The house has tile hanging to the first floor and is rendered to the ground floor with a tiled roof.

The Tea Rooms is in the style of a Kentish Barn with weatherboard elevations under a tiled roof.

Goathurst Common, Ide Hill - Situated in a beautiful rural location outside of the village centre. Within the village you will find a public house, the village church and well-regarded primary school. there is a village shop and pre-school. Sevenoaks is about 5 miles and Tunbridge Wells about 12 miles. Sevenoaks Station serves London Bridge in about 28 minutes and Charing Cross and Cannon Street in about 35 minutes. M25 about 5 miles. As well as the village primary school there are excellent schools in the area including Sevenoaks, Walthamstow Hall, Granville, New Beacon, Solefield, St Michaels Prep, Copmbe Bank and Tonbridge. There are also golf courses and other sporting facilities in the area including sailing at Bewl Water. Opposite the entrance to The Old Forge you will find a vast number of tracks and bridle paths to enjoy the Kent countryside. In all an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The Old Forge -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - with radiators, double glazed window, stairs to the first floor and door to:

Drawing Room - with two radiators, stone surround to fireplace with wood burning stove, wall light points, fitted shelves in the arched recess, double glazed windows and wide opening to the:

Dining Room - with radiator, double glazed window, under stairs cupboard, glazed double doors to kitchen/breakfast room and door to:

Study - with oak floor, double glazed windows, fitted cupboards, recessed ceiling lights, shelves in recess and door to:

Utility Room - with granite work surfaces, Butlers sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, range of cupboards to one wall including an airing cupboard, cupboard with oil boiler, double glazed window and door to outside.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - An L-shaped room fully fitted with a range of work surfaces with drawers and cupboards under, built-in double oven, five ring Smegg hob and extractor hood, single drainer

Inner Hall - with arch from the breakfast area and linen cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving.

Shower/Cloakroom - Shower cubicle with Azualisa mixing valve. W.C. and hand basin in fitted unit with cupboards under. Fitted wall mirror, part tiled walls, radiator, double glazed window and electric towel rail.

Family Room - with radiator, double glazed window and glazed double doors to:

Conservatory - with quarry tiled floor, double glazed windows and double doors to the garden.

First Floor -

Landing - with hatch with pull down ladder to partially borded loft space.

Master Bedroom - with 2 radiators, double glazed windows, bedhead lights and two sets of fitted wardrobe cupboards.

En-Suite Shower Room - with a walk in shower, W.C. and hand basin, part tiled walls, tiled floor, double glazed window, extractor fan and ladder style towel rail.

Bedroom 2 - with 2 radiators, double glazed windows, built in wardrobe cupboard at the entrance.

En-Suite Cloakroom - with W.C. and hand basin, double glazed window and ladder style towel rail.

Bedroom 3 - with radiator, double glazed window, fitted wardrobe cupboard and double doors to PLAYROOM: with sloping ceiling and double glazed Velux window.

Bedroom 4 - with radiator, double glazed window and built in shelves and wardrobe cupboards.

Bathroom - with enclosed bath with mixer tap and hand spray, W.C. and hand basin in fitted unit with drawers and cupboards under. Radiator, laddery style towel rail, part tiled walls and tiled floor.

The Tea Rooms -

Ground Floor -

Games Room - with double glazed windows, oak floor, electric heaters, oak staircase to bedroom and doors to:

Kitchen - fitted with work surfaces, inset single drainer single bowl stainless steel sink unit, built in hob, oven and extractor hood, wall cupboards, recessed ceiling lights and oak flooring.

Shower Room - Shower cubicle with Triton shower, W.C. and hand basin in fitted unit with cupboards under. Part tiles walls, tiled floor, wall mirror, electric towel rail, recessed ceiling lights and extractor fan.

First Floor -

Bedroom - with oak flooring, double glazed windows, recessed ceiling lights, sloping ceilings and gallery overlooking the games room.

Outside - A long winding drive from the road leads down to a good parking area in front of a DOUBLE GARAGE with up and over doors, side log and storage areas. The GARDEN includes paved terraces and patios, lawns, banks of rhododendrons, azaleas, fruit trees, flowering trees and shrubs, a wisteria and rose arch. There is a SUMMERHOUSE and GREENHOUSE both with power. The garden is well screened and offers a good degree of privacy. IN ALL IN EXCESS OF THREE QUARTERS OF AN ACRE.

Please note, there is a separate EPC report for The Tea Rooms. The rating is D

Route To View - Leave Ide Hill village with the green on your right. On reaching the T-Junction with the village hall on the right, turn left onto the B2042 Wheatsheaf Hill. When you see the road sign for Goathurst Common, take the next right when the house will be found on the left.

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30 September 2016

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