8 bedroom detached house for saleStation Road, Eynsford, Kent, DA4
Guide Price £1,350,000
- Imposing Edwardian house of character
- Central village location, station 0.3 miles
- Generously proportioned and flexible living
- Detached indoor swimming pool
- Attractive gardens and paddock
- About 1 acre in total
- Garaging with office above, gated driveway
- EPC Rating = E
IMPOSING EDWARDIAN HOUSE OF CHARACTER, SET IN ATTRACTIVE GARDENS OF ABOUT 1 ACRE
The Lodge is set within the picturesque village of Eynsford. The village benefits from public houses, a church, village hall, butchers, tea room and village shop. Of historic note is Eynsford Cast le, which is the ruins of an early Norman castle. Eynsford station is also within 0.3 miles providing a link to London.
Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (7.1 miles) and Bluewater Shopping Centre (7.8 miles).
Mainline Rail Services: Eynsford (0.3 miles) to London. Sevenoaks (7.1 miles) to Charing Cross/Cannon Street, Waterloo and London Bridge. Ebbsfleet International Station (9.5 miles) to London St Pancras.
Nursery and Primary Schools: Eynsford, Farningham, Shoreham and Otford.
Grammar Schools: Dartford, Tonbridge Girls and Judd Boys Grammar schools in Tonbridge.
Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Public Schools. Sevenoaks, The Granville, Walthamstow Hall, Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels and Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford. Radnor House in Sundridge.
Communications: The M25/M20 is about 2.6 miles away and provides access to London and the Suburbs, Dartford Tunnel, Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow airports. As well as easy access to Folkestone and the Channel Tunnel. The A2 provides access into central London and to the O2 arena in Greenwich as well as to Ebbsfleet International Station with its high speed rail links into Central London and into Europe.
The Lodge is a striking detached family house with a wealth of period features and flexible living arranged over three floors. It offers generously proportioned, well presented and light accommodation, ideal for both family living and entertaining alike. Features include high ceilings, cornicing, ceiling roses, picture rails, bay windows, deep skirting boards and attractive fireplaces. The property sits back in an elevated position with attractive gardens enjoying a southerly aspect, benefitting from a detached indoor swimming pool, paddock and ample parking with the potential for an annexe. It is situated in a popular village location within 0.3 miles of the station.
The entrance hall has an outlook and double doors leading to the rear garden. A traditional staircase rises to the first floor. There is also access to the cloakroom with a separate W.C. A further staircase leading to the cellar with extensive storage for wine.
The principal reception rooms provide excellent spacious living areas. The elegant and formal drawing room features an ornate open fireplace with a marble surround and polished slate hearth. Double doors lead to the side of the property. The adjoining dining room features an open fireplace with a marble surround, Lincrusta panelling and double doors opening to the rear garden. The study has bespoke fitted furniture by Great British Interiors, a bay window and marble fireplace inset with an electric fire.
The kitchen/breakfast room has been designed by Great British Interiors and comprises fitted wall and base cupboards. Granite surfaces incorporate a butler sink. Appliances include Bosch fridge/freezer and microwave. Space for range cooker and dishwasher. Distressed oak floor. Access door to rear garden.
The adjoining and spacious utility room provides built in cupboards and fitted wall and base cupboards with work surfaces incorporating a sink. Space for fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to garden. There is also access to the shower room with a door leading to the garden, a sizeable workshop, integral garage with a staircase to a room above (ideal home office), and access to the open garage.
The double aspect master bedroom is arranged over the first floor and enjoys views to the local church and countryside. It benefits from ample fitted furniture and a well appointed en suite bathroom.
There are three further double bedrooms to the first floor, one of which has fitted furniture.
The contemporary family bathroom comprises a walk-in shower, free standing bath, wall mounted vanity unit, heated towel rail and W.C. Under floor heating.
The second floor provides four well proportioned and versatile bedrooms with a Jack and Jill shower room. Alternatively they would be make an ideal teenage or nanny suite if required.
The property is approached via a gated tarmacadam driveway providing ample parking, and leads to the garaging. There is a split level paved formal terrace to the front of the property with a mature border.
The landscaped rear garden enjoys a southerly aspect with a substantial paved terrace, ideal for al fresco entertaining. Steps lead up to the detached indoor swimming pool with a wrap around lawn featuring a pond and additional paved terrace with a pergola adorned by a grape vine. The garden is well stocked with a range of herbaceous beds, shrubs and mature trees, including cooking apple, walnut tree and magnolia trees. There is also a fruit garden and vegetable patch. Steps to the rear lead up to a raised bench to enjoy the far reaching views.
The adjoining paddock has timber stables in need of repair.
Square Footage: 3,932 sq ft
Acreage: 1 Acres
From Sevenoaks take the A225 north towards Otford and then Eynsford. As you proceed into Eynsford, go under the railway bridge and The Lodge can be found on the right hand side
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