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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Knockholt, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14

Guide Price £1,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive period house
  • Bright and elegant proportions
  • 5 bedrooms, views over countryside
  • Total plot about 2.2 acres
  • Beautiful south-facing gardens
  • Stables, paddock and orchard
  • Knockholt station 4 miles
  • Chelsfield station 4.9 miles
  • Sevenoaks 6.7 miles
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

IMPRESSIVE PERIOD PROPERTY WITH ELEGANT PROPORTIONS AND DELIGHTFUL LANDSCAPED GARDENS AND GROUNDS WITH A BARN WITH SECONDARY ACCESS

Location

Highfield House is situated on the edge of Knockholt village with it's local public houses, allotments, Coolings nursery, children's play ground and St Katherine's Church. Vavasseurs Wood and Blueberry Wood are both popular with walkers.
• Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (6.7 miles), Orpington (6 miles) Bromley (9.7 miles), Bluewater (15.5 miles).
• Mainline Rail Services: Knockholt (4 miles), Sevenoaks, Orpington, Otford and Chelsfield all offer services to London Cannon Street and Charing Cross. www.nationalrail.co.uk
• Primary Schools: Knockholt, Sundridge, Brasted, Westerham and Sevenoaks.
• Grammar/State Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells.
• Private Schools: Various in Sevenoaks, Otford and Sundridge.
• Motorway Links: Easy access to the M25 at junction 4 providing links to other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow airports, London and the suburbs and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.

Description

Highfield House is an attractive detached period property offering bright and airy accommodation with elegant proportions. The property comes to the market for the first time since 1950 and is situated within delightful established gardens that provide a superb backdrop to the property and comprise a formal garden, an orchard providing stabling and a further paddock. The total plot amounts to approximately 2.2 acres. The property is situated in Knockholt village and benefits from pleasant views over the adjoining countryside from the first floor. Further features include: decorative cornicing, high ceilings, period fireplaces, some sash and multi-paned full height windows and some wooden panelled doors.
• The attractive portico entrance opens to the spacious reception hall with a fireplace and stairs rising to the galleried first floor landing.
• The principal reception rooms are both of generous proportions and feature attractive fireplaces and full height multi-paned windows. The triple aspect drawing room provides direct access to the gardens and conservatory and a dining room provides an ideal area for formal entertaining.
• The attractive kitchen by Rencraft is fitted with wall and base units with granite work surfaces incorporating a Franke 1½ bowl sink. Appliances include a two ring gas hob, double oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and an Aga.
• The bright and spacious family room is open to the kitchen and provides an ideal space for informal living and family dining. Features include a fireplace flanked by built in shelving and cupboards and double doors open to the conservatory.
• The delightful conservatory has double doors opening to a paved terrace and superb views can be enjoyed over the gardens.
• There is a well appointed study with fitted furniture.
• A rear lobby provides direct access to a cloakroom and a utility room with a sink and space for a washing machine. A door opens from the rear lobby to the rear of the property.
• The bright first floor landing benefits from Velux windows allowing light to flood into the property.
• The charming dual aspect master suite comprises a well proportioned bedroom with superb garden views, a well appointed en suite bathroom with a separate shower cubicle and airing cupboard, and a dressing room fitted with wardrobes.
• There are four further well presented bedrooms all with generous proportions and fitted wardrobes. Three of the bedrooms feature attractive fireplaces and one has a delightful window seat.
• Two bathrooms complete the accommodation. Both comprise a panelled bath, w.c and pedestal basin. In addition one of the bathrooms provides a shower cubicle and an airing cupboard.
• The property is accessed from Main Road via a five bar gate and approached over a shingle driveway lined by Rhododendrons and Azaleas and well stocked flower borders. The driveway provides off road parking for a number of vehicles and leads to the garage.
• To the rear of the property a five bar vehicular gate and a pedestrian gate opens to Brasted Lane and provides rear access to the garage and two store rooms.
• The delightful formal gardens are positioned to the side of the property and feature a paved terrace with brick retaining walls that provide an ideal space for al fresco dining, well stocked flower borders, attractive brick paths flanked by box hedging, a pergola adorned in honeysuckle and a summer house. An attractive iron gate opens to an orchard with fruit trees, a green house, and stables incorporating a tack room, garage and hay store. There is an area of hard standing to the front of the stables and a further five bar gate opens to Brasted Lane. In addition there is a paddock to the front of the property with a field store and the total area amounts to approximately 2.2 acres.'
pLocation='Highfield House is situated on the edge of Knockholt village with it's local public houses, allotments, Coolings nursery, children's play ground and St Katherine's Church. Vavasseurs Wood and Blueberry Wood are both popular with walkers.
• Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (6.7 miles), Orpington (6 miles) Bromley (9.7 miles), Bluewater (15.5 miles).
• Mainline Rail Services: Knockholt (4 miles), Sevenoaks, Orpington, Otford and Chelsfield all offer services to London Cannon Street and Charing Cross. www.nationalrail.co.uk
• Primary Schools: Knockholt, Sundridge, Brasted, Westerham and Sevenoaks.
• Grammar/State Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells.
• Private Schools: Various in Sevenoaks, Otford and Sundridge.
• Motorway Links: Easy access to the M25 at junction 4 providing links to other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow airports, London and the suburbs and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.

Square Footage: 3,754 sq ft
Acreage: 2.2 Acres

Directions

From Sevenoaks, proceed along the London Road through Riverhead and Dunton Green. Continue up Star Hill towards Knockholt. Bear left at the Harrow Inn and continue onto Main Road. After approximately 1.4 miles Highfield House will be found on the left hand side.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 October 2016

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