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7 bedroom detached house to rent
Keston, London / Kent / Surrey borders
- 6 Bedrooms
- 5 Reception rooms
- 5 Bathrooms
- Separate staff accommodation
- Excellent rail/road links
Letting information:Furnishing: Furnished
First Listed on Rightmove: 08 March 2012 ( 638 days ago )
Situated on the Kent/London/Surrey borders, Keston is renowned for it tranquillity, acres of green and open spaces, woodlands, lakes and commons. There are many restaurants - including the Lujon on Commonside and the Michelin starred Chapter One - plus a village general store, delicatessen and Post Office.
Nestled amongst some of Kent's finest countryside, the property sits on a south facing plateau with far reaching country views. Located 14 miles from Central London, which is easily accessible either via road or rail, the property is also within quick and easy reach of London Heathrow, Gatwick and City airports and The Channel Tunnel.
Kent provides one of the most sought after education systems in the country and maintains the Grammar School system, (11 Plus entry exam). There are many excellent and sought after schools at every level in the area.
This exceptional family home has the air and presence of an established country house, combined with stunning interiors and all the advantages of a newly built residence, including grand proportions, high ceilings and elegant picture windows that flood the property with light, making the most of the stunning countryside views.
With a wonderful blend of period architecture and modern day contemporary design, the internal layout provides the ideal backdrop for entertaining on a grand scale and ample space for comfortable family living. From the large kitchen/breakfast room, to the high-tech home cinema suite, to the beautiful grounds, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Additional Features include:
- Bespoke cabinetry and joinery throughout
- Integrated entertainment and communication system
- Programmable intelligent lighting System with mood lighting.
- Monitored security alarm system
- CCTV with world wide access to live and recorded images 24/7
- Air handling system provides clean fresh air.
- Comprehensive fire protection via automated sprinkler system.
- Resin bonded gravel drive and forecourt
Entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room, drawing room, study/studio, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, gym area, steam room, home cinema / games room with bar zone. Master bedroom suite and 5 further bedroom. Self contained staff accommodation with own access.
Large elegant reception hall with stone flooring and a bespoke American white oak staircase. Bay fronted family room with a handmade marble fireplace. The grand triple aspect drawing room has wide oak plank flooring and is open to the majestic double height dining room which has 3 sets of French doors opening onto the terrace and a striking Bath stone fireplace.
The bespoke kitchen features handmade fittings, American white oak, exotic hardwood veneers, Miele appliances and a large central island. The breakfast/family area has triple aspect doors opening onto the gardens.
The utility room has a range of units, a full size fridge and freezer and space for appliances. A vaulted passageway leads from the reception hall to the impressive double aspect study/studio which has 3 sets of arched top double doors that open onto the stone terraces and gardens.
The galleried landing provides a wonderful library/reading area. The elegant master suite incorporates a bespoke headboard/drawer unit with upholstered headboard. The mirror fronted macassar ebony wardrobes in the dressing room are oak lined.
Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 have en suite shower rooms. The landing laundry closet and eaves storage are an added bonus.
The separate staff accommodation, which has its own access on the ground floor, has one bedroom, a shower room and open plan kitchen / reception room.
Bedrooms 5 and 6 share a Jack and Jill bathroom. Large home cinema / media room with bar zone, gymnasium and steam room.
Beautifully south facing landscaped gardens cleverly blend sun trap terraces, tiered shrubberies, formal lawns and tranquil hidden corners. Garage and courtyard parking.