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5 bedroom detached house for sale

London Road, Hildenborough, Kent, TN11

Under Offer £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stylishly presented house of character
  • Hildenborough station and centre 0.5 miles
  • Excellent proportions
  • 4 reception rooms and conservatory
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • About 1 acre of attractive gardens
  • Open twin bay car barn, off-road parking
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



Shambles is conveniently located about 0.5 miles from both Hildenborough station and Hildenborough centre offering local amenities, a church, village hall, library, primary school, two private schools, public houses and Dame Kelly Holmes' cafe 1809.

• Local Shopping: Hildenborough
• Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (3.7 miles), Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater.
• Mainline Rail Services: Hildenborough to Cannon Street/Charing Cross.
• Primary Schools: Hildenborough C of E, Stocks Green, St Margaret Clitherow Catholic, Weald, Long Mead and Leigh.
• Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Tonbridge Girls Grammar and Weald of Kent Girls Grammar. Hillview School for Girls, Bennet Memorial Diocesan School, St. Gregorys RC School, Hugh Christie Technology College and Hayesbrook School for Boys.
• Private Schools: Sackville School, Fosse Bank Independent Primary School in Hildenborough. The Preparatory Schools at Somerhill. Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge. Tonbridge School and Sevenoaks Schools.
• Sporting Facilities: The Nizels Golf and Health Club (1.5 miles) and other golf clubs including Knole, Sevenoaks, Wildernesse, Hilden Park Golf and Leisure Club and Sevenoaks Sports and Leisure Centre. Horse riding and bridle paths in the local vicinity.
• Motorway Links: The A21 is easily accessed and links with the M25, other motorway networks and Gatwick and Heathrow Airports.


Shambles is a striking detached house of character, that is understood to have been in part the original coach house to the Mill at Watts Cross, and over time has been extended. Internally, the property offers light, and generously propositioned living accommodation, with a stylish and high standard of finish. The landscaped gardens act as a wonderful backdrop to the house, amounting to about 1 acre in total.

Points of note include
• Solid oak floor to all of the reception rooms, conservatory and master bedroom. Wood panelled doors with iron mongery. Some sash windows. Fitted New England style shutters to some of the downstairs and all bedrooms.
• The entrance hall features black and white floor tiles, extensive fitted cupboards and access to the cloakroom and rear garden via a stable door.
• The principal reception rooms provide excellent spacious living areas for both family living and entertaining. They comprise a family room and a more formal sitting room with views of the garden, and a link into the conservatory, which adjoins to the kitchen, and has access to the rear garden. The dining room features a open brick fireplace.
• The bespoke kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of oak wall and base cupboards, including an island unit. Granite work surfaces incorporate a Franke sink, which includes an Insinkerator instant hot water tap. Integral appliances include a Miele double oven, Kitchen Aid gas hob (with extractor fan over), wine fridge and Miele dishwasher. Space for fridge/freezer.
• The adjacent utility room is fitted with extensive oak storage and a granite work surface incorporating a sink. Space for tumble dryer and washing machine.
• The master bedroom is arranged over the first floor and enjoys views over the rear garden. There is an accompanying and well appointed en suite bathroom.
• The guest bedroom benefits from a built in wardrobe and a stylish en suite shower room.
• There are three further bedrooms, all of which include built in wardrobes.
• The contemporary family bathroom comprises a bath with separate shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail and W.C.
• The property is approached via a brick pillared entrance leading onto a tarmacadam driveway providing extensive parking, and leads to the open twin bay car barn.
• The landscaped rear garden is principally laid to lawn with a generous split level paved terrace, ideal for al fresco entertaining. The garden is well stocked with mature trees and herbaceous borders. There is also a recreational tarmacadam track towards the rear of the garden.

Square Footage: 2,657 sq ft
Acreage: 1 Acres


From our office in Sevenoaks proceed in a southerly direction towards Hildenborough on the B245. Go past Mill Lane on your left and Shambles can be found shortly on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
08 November 2016

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