4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shoreham, Sevenoaks, Kent

£980,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Period Farmhouse
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Detached Barn With Potential to Develop (STPP)
  • Close to Shoreham Station
  • Secluded Gardens
  • Tennis Court
  • 2 1\4 acre Paddock
  • EPC Rating E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A most attractive period farmhouse set in mature secluded gardens of approximately half an acre with tennis lawn, a timber framed and tiled barn and outbuildings. in addition there is a separate paddock of approximately two and a quarter acres which has a water supply, outbuildings and flood lights (generator fed).

Copthall was originally the Baliff's house of the Mildmay estate built by Humphrey Mildmay (circa 1800). this substantial four bedroom family home is situated on the outskirts of Shoreham village and close to Shoreham station. many of the features of the period are evident within the property including the elevations of mature mellow brickwork, stone mullion windows and distinctive chimney stacks.

The accommodation is arranged over two levels and the internal layout is adaptable and interesting with an extensive loft area with natural light and a wine cellar with natural light.


Property ref: 121_2493_4594868


LOCATION 
The village of Shoreham sits beside the River Darent as it winds through the North Downs and is situated six miles north of Sevenoaks, in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Reputed to be the most bombed village in Britain, the famous great white cross cut in the chalk hillside is a monument to commemorate the dead of the First World War. The fascinating Shoreham Aircraft Museum holds hundreds of aviation relics and has a charming tea room and tea garden. The village has a primary school, recreation ground, several pubs serving food, an excellent village store and post office. Shoreham Village hosts lots of events throughout the year, including the famed 'Duck' Race, Village Fete, Garden Safari, Midsummer Festival and the Heavy Horse Show. The Mount in Shoreham is a boutique Vineyard producing award winning still and sparkling wines and holds regular wine tasting events. Darenth Valley golf course is located on the edge of the village. Shoreham railway station h...

DIRECTIONS 
From our office proceed to the roundabout and take the first exit onto Station Road/A225. Continue to follow A225. The property can be found set back from the road on the right hand side.

VENDOR INTERVIEW 
Tucked away in a superb location on the edge of the popular village of Shoreham is Copthall, a very handsome family home that was originally built c1830. “It was my father’s work that originally brought us to the area,” says Daryl, “and for me, growing up in Copthall was an absolute joy. The location is just stunning: the house, which has been a wonderful family home, is surrounded by beautiful countryside; the station is literally across the road, so it’s possible to get just about anywhere with relative ease and the village itself is a thriving place with a fantastic sense of community. So for us as a family both the house and location ticked every single box.”

“The house was originally built at some point in the 1830s, but over time it has been slightly enlarged. Today it’s pretty much as it was when my parents bought it in 1983, so it retains all of its wonderful character and charm. It’s a very sym...

FRONT 
Five bar gate and gravel driveway to the side and rear with parking area and access to a detached double garage. Low enclosing brick wall with mature hedging. Side pedestrian access, lawn area and flower beds.

ENTRANCE PORCH 
Pitched tiled roof. Arrow slit windows to side. Solid wood door to front. Paving slab floor.


DRAWING ROOM 
Paned glass door to entrance. Double aspect leaded light windows to front and side. Radiators. Carpet as fitted. Original built in corner dresser. Stairs to first floor. Decorative carved wood fire surround with over mantle and brick hearth. Wall lights. Paned glass door to lobby.

STUDY 
Leaded light window to front. Radiator. Carpet as fitted. Original fitted dressers to alcoves. Small inglenook with mantle above.

CELLAR 
Head height. Arched window to side. Storage and wine rack areas.

LOBBY 
Doors to Kitchen, Sitting Room and Boot Room.

KITCHEN 
Window to side. White wood wall, base and drawer units, work surfaces running above. Inset stainless steel sink unit. Range cooker with extractor hood above. Space for fridge freezer. Space for dishwasher. Tiled floor.

SITTING ROOM 
French doors to garden. Double aspect leaded light windows to side. Brick fireplace with timber surround and over mantle. Tiled hearth. Carpet as fitted. Radiators.

BOOT ROOM/ REAR HALL 
Window to rear. Door to rear. Brick fire surround with high mantle. Wood burning stove. Original flagstone floor. Door to glazed lobby with access to various out buildings.

OUTBUILDINGS TO MAIN HOUSE 
BOILER ROOM, UTILITY ROOM, LOG STORE, COAL SHED, GARDENERS WC


FIRST FLOOR 
Carpet to stairs and landing. Access to loft.

LOFT 
Extensive loft area with natural light.


DRESSING ROOM 
Arrow slit window to front. Hanging and shelving space.

BATHROOM 
Windows to rear. Double airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Built in storage cupboard. Panelled bath. Pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC. Shower cubicle. Radiator.

BEDROOM ONE 
Double aspect windows to side and rear. Original fireplace. Carpet as fitted. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 
Double aspect windows to side and rear. Carpet as fitted. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 
Double aspect latticed windows to front and side. Carpet as fitted. Radiators. Ornate fireplace with over mantle.

BEDROOM FOUR 
Window to side. Ornate fireplace with over mantle. Built in cupboard. Pedestal wash hand basin. Carpet as fitted.

GARDENS 
The property sits in pleasantly secluded half an acre plot with a rear patio with steps leading to a level lawn with a centre path. Mature trees and established flower borders and shrubs. Side path to Tennis lawn. Heated greenhouse with a water supply. Rear path to further detached buildings:

GRANARY BARN 

TRACTOR STORE 

GARAGE 

PADDOCK 
(on the opposite side of Shoreham Road)
Approaching two and a quarter acres with a water supply, flood lights (generator fed), storage barn and pig sty.

TRANSPORT INFORMATION 
Otford Railway Station: - 1.5 miles
Shoreham Railway Station – 0.1 miles
Sevenoaks Railway Station – 4.8 miles

All distances are approximate and calculated as the crow flies.
For information regarding travel please visit: http://www.kent.gov.uk/roads-and-travel

LOCAL SCHOOLS 
Primary Schools:
Otford Primary School - 1.8 Miles
Shoreham Primary School – 0.5 Miles
Kemsing Primary School – 2.8 Miles

Secondary Schools:
The Knole Academy – 4 Miles
Trinity – 4.3 Miles
The Weald of Kent Grammar School (Annexe) – 4.3 Miles
Tonbridge Grammar – 16 Miles

Independent Schools:
Russell House – 1.5 Miles
St Michaels – 2.0 Miles
Walthamstow Hall – 4.3 Miles

Information sourced from www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/school-search
Please check with the local authority as to catchment areas and intake criteria.

GOLF CLUBS 
Darenth Valley Golf Club - 0.1 miles
Woodlands Manor Golf Club – 3.9 miles

HEALTH CLUBS 
Dartford Mecure Brands Hatch Health Club – 5.7 miles
Reynolds Retreat 8.5 miles
St Julians – 7.3 miles
Nizels Golf and Country Club – 8.1 miles

USEFUL INFORMATION 
We recognise that buying/renting a property is a big commitment and therefore recommend that you visit the local authority website www.sevenoaks.gov.uk, and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and local area before proceeding.

Some information in these details is taken from third party sources. Should any of the information be critical in your decision making, then please contact Sevenoaks for verification.

USEFUL LINKS 
www.mouseprice.com
www.tfl.gov.uk
www.environment-agency.gov.uk
www.landregistry.gov.uk
www.gov.uk/green-deal-energy-saving-measures
www.homeoffice.gov.uk
www.tkradon.org.uk
www.fensa.org.uk
http://list.english-heritage.org.uk

COUNCIL TAX 
We are informed this property is in council tax band G you should verify this with Sevenoaks Borough Council on 01732 227000.

TENURE 
The vendor advises us that this property is Freehold. Should you proceed with the purchase of the property your solicitor must verify these details.

APPLIANCES / SERVICES 
The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full efficient working order.

MEASUREMENTS 
All measurements are approximate and therefore may be subject to a small margin of error.

OPENING HOURS 
Monday to Friday 9.00 am –6.00 pm
Saturday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Sunday - By appointment

VIEWING 
Via Fine & Country Sevenoaks on 01959 588900

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 September 2018

Nearest stations

  • Shoreham (0.1 mi)
  • Otford (1.3 mi)
  • Eynsford (2.2 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Shoreham (0.1 mi)
  • Otford (1.3 mi)
  • Eynsford (2.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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