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5 Keston Fruit Farm Cottage, Blackness Lane, Keston, Kent, BR2

Guide Price £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached
  • Original period features
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3/4 reception rooms
  • Cellar
  • Southerly facing garden
  • Detached garage
  • Approx 3256 sq ft
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Mid 19th century farmhouse in a beautiful location with original flint knapping set over 4 floors


5 Keston Fruit Farm Cottages is situated in a semi rural position on the edge of the popular village of Keston in reach of part of the "London LOOP" walk from Farnborough through to West Wickham. It benefits from a beautiful lake, local amenities, two pubs and the trendy 'Herbert's' (formerly Lujons) restaurant. The local Keston CofE primary school has received an "outstanding" rating by Ofsted. The neighbouring village of Locksbottom provides a wider range of local shopping facilities, a Sainsbury's superstore, public houses and restaurants including the popular Chapter One restaurant.


Built in the 1850's, 5 Keston Fruit Farm Cottages is a well presented character property that has been tastefully refurbished to retain much of the original character of the property. Internally the property combines a modern and traditional country style, offering versatile accommodation that is ideal for both family living and entertaining set within a delightful garden that surrounds the property.

Points of note include:
• Bespoke hand built oak kitchen/breakfast room with granite work surface, integrated dishwasher and refuse storage bin, Inglenook fireplace, quarry tiled floor and under floor heating.
• The adjoining utility room benefits from floor to ceiling built in cupboards providing space for both a tumble dryer and washing machine. Access is provided to the rear door to driveway.
• There are three reception rooms which are all well proportioned. The formal sitting room and dining room with brick fireplace including Welsh slate hearth and oak mantle, solid wood floor
are ideal for entertaining, combining space, versatility and natural light with double doors allowing interaction with the light filled conservatory. It features a stone fireplace inset with an open fire. The family room with solid oak floor and skirting, built in oak dresser, enjoys a double aspect outlook and opens out onto the kitchen.
• Orangery with panoramic views to the garden.
• Cellar ideal for wine storage, playroom or workshop.
• The double aspect master bedroom enjoys space and natural light. It features fitted wardrobes, which incorporate access into the bathroom. The bathroom comprises his and hers wash basins, fitted bath with shower over and W.C.
• 2 bathrooms to the first floor and a shower room to the second floor, (under floor heating to en-suite and main bathroom).
• Substantial gravel driveway giving off street parking for several vehicles.
• Detached oak framed garage, peg tile roof (18' x 12') with power and light.
• The rear garden takes full advantage of the sun with its southerly aspect. It comprises paved terrace perfect for alfresco entertaining, leading up to an area of lawn lined with a range of mature trees and shrubs, providing seclusion.

Square Footage: 3,256 sq ft


From the Locksbottom office turn left onto the A232. At the traffic lights turn right, keeping in the far left hand lane, heading onto the A232/Croydon Road. At the next set of traffic lights, turn left at the crossroads onto the A233/Westerham Road. Continue for approximately 2 miles and rear off to the right onto Rectory Road/A233. At the end of the road, turn right onto Church Road. Turn left onto Blackness Lane and take the first right. 5 Keston Fruit Farm Cottages can be found shortly after on your left hand side.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 November 2016

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