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Farley Common, Westerham, TN16


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A stunning six double bedroom historical home marketing for the first time in 52 years, designed and constructed by Westerham's famous architect, William Streatfeild for his own occupation in 1910. This period property is located in a quiet road a short distance from Westerham's vibrant town centre and enjoys far reaching views over grounds spanning approximately 2.2 acres and beyond. The sweeping driveway has space for many vehicles and leads to the side garden and heavy, solid, wooden front door that in turn opens into a magnificent, reception hallway. It is clear to see the features retained by the current owners which include, wonderfully high ceilings, a galleried stair case, wood panelling, Victorian style radiators, service bells, to name a few. The reception hallways gives access to the sitting room, the kitchen/breakfast room, and a cloakroom. The stair case leads to the first floor landing and in turn the second floor landing. The sitting room is regal with a beautiful mullioned bay window to the rear taking in the view over the rear garden and also has a focal fireplace taking centre stage. The Italian fitted kitchen has a matching central island and a another open fireplace with ornate surround. There are integrated units including a substantial wine cooler and fridge and additional fridge and freezer drawers, combination microwave oven and built in Miele appliances. The kitchen gives access through into the formal dining room and the useful utility room and further storage. The first floor has three great sized double bedrooms with wonderful views, and also a family bathroom. Stairs lead to the top floor where three further double bedrooms reside, again with stunning views another family bathroom and an airing cupboard. Outside and to the rear the grounds extend to approximately 2.2 acres and surrounded by woodland. There is a large expanse of flat lawn to the side of the property with natural stone patio's set for alfresco dining and entertaining. The garden extends further to a sloped area of lawn which eventually leads to a dilapidated tennis court ready for revitalisation. To the rear of the garden there is an informal pond inciting a plethora of natural wildlife and pleasant bridge spanning the water. Additionally to the rear there is a workshop with power and lighting and another garden storage shed, fruit trees and shrubs. A wonderfully characterful property that simply must be seen to fully appreciate the full extend of the features within. Call us now for more information; we are **Open 8am - 8pm 7 Days a Week**


The property is situated at the foot of a private driveway nestled amid mature woodland in Farley Common overlooking Westerham. Westerham enjoys a good range of shopping facilities, antique shops and excellent restaurants, bars and pubs. The larger towns of Oxted and Sevenoaks are approximately 3 and 5 miles distant both providing mainline rail services: Oxted into London Victoria and London Bridge. Sevenoaks into Charing Cross/Cannon Street. The M25 is easily accessed nearby at junction 6 approximately 5 miles distant. Gatwick Airport can be reached in 25 minutes from the property. The area is well served for schooling with primary schools available nearby in Westerham, Brasted and Limpsfield. There are a host of schools locally for secondary education with Oxted, Judd Boys Grammar, Weald of Kent, Tonbridge Girls Grammar in Tonbridge and Knole.

Reception Entrance Hallway

The solid wooden front door opens into a most impressive reception hallway which has a magnificent galleried staircase, solid wood flooring, a radiator with ornate cover, dado rail, picture rail, wonderfully high ceilings, and doors into the sitting room, kitchen and the cloakroom.


The cloakroom has a low-level W/C, a Victorian-style radiator, a single glazed frosted window to the front, a wall-mounted wash hand basin with mixer taps and a storage cupboard.

Sitting Room

The regal sitting room has a wealth of character features such as wood panelled effect walls, a mullioned bay window with original leaded lined single glazed windows, a beautiful open fireplace with impressive stone surround and mantle, a matching display case and a high skirting board. This bright and sunny room also has carpeted flooring, two radiators with ornate covers, an additional mullioned leaded lined single glazed window to the side and also a single glazed wooden door leading into the rear garden.


An Italian fitted kitchen which has a range of matching eye and base level Snaidero Pinnafararini white polished units with lighting under, black diamond Luxor worktops with inset twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, a matching central island with matching black granite worktops with inset four ring Miele halogen hob and an arrangement of drawers and units. There is an integrated Miele oven and combination microwave/oven, a generous integrated wine cooler. The kitchen has stripped wood oak flooring, an open feature fireplace with wooden surround, doors into the utility room, an archway through to the dining room and French doors leading into the side garden.

Dining Room

The formal dining room has stripped wooden oak flooring, high ceilings, a single glazed window overlooking the rear garden, dado rail, picture rail, feature panelled walls, high skirting boards, and ample space for a dining room table and chair set.

Utility Room

The utility room has herringbone quarry tiled flooring, rolled edge worktop with space for a washing machine under, a wall-mounted butler sink with cold tap, a door into the storage room which has a feature half moon single glazed window and shelving, the utility room also has a single glazed wooden door leading into the side garden.

First Floor Landing

The galleried first-floor landing has an impressive staircase leading to it which has wide treads and a carpet runner. There is a large single glazed window to the front, whilst the landing has carpeted flooring, doors to three double bedrooms and the family bathroom. There are further stairs leading to the second floor, a radiator with an ornate cover and an understairs storage cupboard with an ornately carved door.

Bedroom One

The main bedroom is currently being used as a music room and has stripped wooden oak flooring, a stunning mullioned stone single glazed bay window to the rear with far-reaching views over the vast gardens and beyond, a Victorian-style radiator, a built-in wardrobe, high skirting boards, picture rail ornate coving, and a feature fireplace with carved wooden surround.

Bedroom Two

The second double bedroom has carpeted flooring, a single glazed window to the rear with far-reaching views, a feature fireplace with timber mantle and decorative iron surround, high ceilings, a picture rail, radiator with ornate cover, a built-in wardrobe and panelled walls.

Bedroom Three

The third double bedroom is currently being used as an office and has exposed wooden flooring, high ceilings, a picture rail, a feature fireplace with timber mantle and log burner, a built-in wardrobe, a wash hand basin vanity unit with mixer taps, and a single glazed window to the side.

Family Bathroom 1

The family bathroom has a panel-enclosed bath with hot and cold taps, a low-level W/C, a wash hand basin and pedestal with hot and cold taps, half-tiled walls wooden flooring, and a single glazed window to the front and the old service bell.

Second Floor Landing

The second-floor landing has carpeted flooring, doors to three further bedrooms and another family bathroom. There is also a deep storage cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and boiler.

Bedroom Four

The fourth double bedroom has carpeted flooring, a Victorian-style radiator, built-in wardrobes, an integrated, washing area with granite work tops, an inset sink with hot and cold taps, storage cupboards and drawers under and mirrored splash backs. There is a single glazed window to the rear with far-reaching views.

Bedroom Five

The fifth double bedroom has carpeted flooring, two Victorian-style radiators, a wall-mounted sink with hot and cold taps, and a single glazed window to the rear with far-reaching views.

Bedroom Six

The sixth bedroom is also a double room and has carpeted flooring, two radiators, a wall-mounted wash hand basin with hot and cold taps, under-floor heating, a loft access panel and a single glazed window to the side.

Family Bathroom 2

A modern suite which has a Jacuzzi bath with spray attachment and interchanging coloured lighting, a low-level cistern concealed push button W/C, a wash hand basin vanity unit with mixer taps, mirrored splashbacks, a double width shower trap with glass screen and door and rain head shower with additional shower attachment, tiled flooring with LED up lighters and a single glazed window to the front.


To the front, there is a sweeping driveway which can host many vehicles and give access to the side garden. To the rear, there is a vast garden of approximately 2.2 acres. There is a side garden with a superb area of level lawn adorned by shrubs bordered with well-stocked planting, fruit trees and sculptured Yew tree bushes. There are two garden sheds with the larger storage shed benefitting from power and lighting and a greenhouse. Towards the rear of the garden, there is an informal pond with water fountains and a bridge spanning to the other side. The second lawn area slopes down to the rear of the garden to a disused tennis court. There is a raised patio area to the rear of the house that takes in the breathtaking views and also has steps down to the lower lawn area and tennis court. Directly to the rear of the house is a further natural stone patio area with wall lights, with another set of stairs leading down to the lawn area.


Main services Council Tax Band H Unadopted road, maintained by the seven residents of the road. Adhoc costs as and when needed within the residents.


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Farley Common, Westerham, TN16


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  • Oxted Station2.9 miles
  • Hurst Green Station2.9 miles
  • Edenbridge Station4.1 miles
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