5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Tonbridge Road, Bough Beech, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8

Guide Price £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive attached barn of character
  • Penshurst station 1.1 miles
  • Open plan reception rooms
  • Kitchen and breakfast room
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms
  • South-east facing gardens
  • Outbuildings and garaging
  • Set in about 0.8 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Attractive Grade II listed attached barn of character with spacious living, set in about 0.8 of an acre with south-east facing gardens.


Location

Somerden Barn is set on the edge of Chiddingstone Causeway village providing a church, public house, train station and village hall. The neighbouring village of Hever is famous for its Castle with its historical connections of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I. There is also a Golf Club in Hever.

Comprehensive Shopping: Edenbridge (4.8 miles), Sevenoaks (6 miles), East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells.
Mainline Rail Services: Penshurst (1.1 miles) to London Victoria. Hildenborough (4.2 miles) to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street.
Primary Schools: Hever, Chiddingstone, Four Elms and Cowden.
Secondary Schools: Several in Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
Private Schools: Tonbridge Schools. Sevenoaks, The Granville, Solefields and New Beacon Prep Schools in Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. The Prep Schools at Brambletye, Stoke Brunswick and Ashdown. Holmewood House Prep School in Langton Green.
Sporting Facilities: Edenbridge Leisure Centre. Racing at Lingfield Park, Plumpton and Brighton, and show jumping at Hickstead and Ardingly. Golf at Hever, Holtye in Cowden and also at the two Royal Ashdown courses (Forest Row), Piltdown, Paxhill Park and East Sussex National (Uckfield). The National Trust owns a large amount of land in the vicinity, providing walks and places of interest including Chiddingstone and Penshurst.
Communications: The A21 provides access to the M25.

Description

Somerden Barn is an attractive Grade II listed attached barn with a wealth of character, set in the charming hamlet of Bough Beech. Originally built in the 17th century, the property offers well presented and open plan living accommodation of excellent proportions, that can be flexible in configuration. The property is set within about 0.8 of an acre of beautifully landscaped gardens enjoying a south-east facing aspect and views over adjoining fields.

Character features include beams, oak doors with ironmongery, inglenook fireplace, exposed brickwork, casement windows with wooden frames and high part vaulted ceilings. Oak floor to the entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room and dining/sitting room.

The entrance hall has a staircase rising to the first floor with galleried landing and leads into the reception room.

The impressive triple aspect sitting/dining room provides a superb space for both entertaining and everyday living. The focal point is the inglenook fireplace with a bresummer beam and stone hearth inset with a double sided wood burning stove. The dining area features a row of double windows enjoying an outlook to the garden and allowing natural light to flood the room. Steps lead down to a study area with access to the garden.

The split level kitchen and breakfast room is ideal for everyday dining occasions. The kitchen was designed by Chambers and features a bespoke range of oak wall and base cupboards, including a larder cupboard together with a dresser and cabinets in the breakfast room. Granite work surfaces incorporate a Franke sink and extend into a breakfast bar. Integral appliances include a Neff induction hob (with extractor over), two ovens, microwave oven, fridge and Miele dishwasher.

The adjoining utility room is fitted with additional wall and base cupboards designed by Chambers. Granite work surfaces incorporate a Franke sink. Space for washing machine. Stable door provides access to the front.

Also located on the ground floor is one double bedroom with a built in wardrobe and an adjacent shower room including a W.C. by Ripples.

The master bedroom is arranged in its own private wing on the first floor and benefits from a double built in wardrobe and a walk-in wardrobe. The accompanying en suite bathroom has been beautifully designed by Ripples.

The guest bedroom also includes its own private bathroom.

There are two further double bedrooms, one of which provides a range of fitted bedroom furniture by Chambers.

The family bathroom completes the first floor accommodation.

The property is approached over a private drive, leading to a further gated driveway providing extensive parking and access to the garaging. There are also two useful stores and a wood store.

The south-east facing gardens are mainly laid to lawn and have been landscaped to provide privacy and seclusion whilst enjoying views over the adjoining fields. A generous paved terrace is ideal for al fresco entertaining, together with a pergola adorned with wisteria and separate gazebo. The garden is beautifully stocked with a range of herbaceous beds, shrubs, mature trees and evergreen. There is also a vegetable garden with a garden shed. A summerhouse has light and power and decking to the front.

Square Footage: 2,613 sq ft
Acreage: 0.8 Acres

Directions

From Sevenoaks High Street head south and after passing Sevenoaks School turn right into Weald Road. Continue towards the village of Weald and upon reaching the crossroads, continue straight over into Scabharbour Road. After about 1.7 miles, on reaching the T-junction, turn right onto Copping's Road. Proceed for about 1.1 miles, continuing onto Camp Hill. After about 0.5 of a mile, turn right onto the B2027 and after about 0.6 of a mile, go past the Chiddingstone signpost on left and the turning for Somerden Barn can be found shortly on the left hand side.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 October 2017

Nearest stations

  • Penshurst (1.2 mi)
  • Hever (2.7 mi)
  • Leigh (2.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Penshurst (1.2 mi)
  • Hever (2.7 mi)
  • Leigh (2.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Sevenoaks

74 High Street, Sevenoaks, TN13 1JR

01732 677043 Local call rate

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