6 bedroom detached house for sale

Rushmore Hill, Knockholt Sevenoaks, TN14

Guide Price £2,750,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Rarely does an opportunity arise to acquire such a fabulous property on exclusive, highly desirable Rushmore Hill as this unique six-bedroom detached family home boasting timeless elegance set in private parklike gardens. It offers the best of both worlds, enjoying a wonderfully kept secluded gated grounds of approx. two acres in tranquil Kent countryside, in an area of 'outstanding natural beauty' and the greenbelt, yet conveniently placed within three miles of Sevenoaks town and only twenty miles to London.
Lovingly updated and maintained over many years by the current owners, this deceptively spacious house offers immaculately presented versatile accommodation in keeping with the property's age and character.
The house sits centrally on beautifully set, level, landscaped grounds and is approached via automatic wrought iron gates through sweeping gravelled drive. A block paved driveway leads to the detached double garage with automatic doors, storage space above and a WC/shower room to the rear. There is also parking area providing ample additional parking.
Originally built in the 1930s as a country cottage, the property has been sympathetically extended over the years and now offers luxuriously appointed and well-proportioned accommodation in excess of 5000 sq. ft over two floors. Boasting six bedrooms, six reception rooms and extensive gardens with swimming pool.
From the moment you walk inside the spacious, bright entrance hall, there is a sense of homecoming. Entering the inner hall, you will find the open plan lavish dining room through to drawing room and sun room with triple aspect tall windows flooding the area with natural light and overlooking the delightful gardens. The stunning original cast iron fireplace with granite hearth provides a focal point to this grand reception room. The perfect layout for formal entertaining and family gatherings.
Through double French doors is the guest suite with spacious, elegant sitting room providing direct access to the rear terrace, large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a luxury modern en suite shower room.
The impressive bespoke hand painted kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base cupboards with granite work surfaces and integrated appliances. It has a door and a bay window opening to the front garden, a large window and double French doors opening to the rear terrace filling the room with plenty of natural light. A fantastic family dining kitchen with space for a large table sitting up to 10 people. The adjoining utility room with wall and base cupboards provides additional storage and space for appliances.
Further reception rooms include a comfortable family room and a study fitted with bespoke oak furniture by Chamber furniture. Completing the ground floor is a stylish WC/ cloakroom.
The staircase with wrought iron balustrade offers access to the first floor with five elegant, individually designed bedrooms, all enjoying views out over the gardens. Stunning master suite consists of a spacious bedroom with fitted furniture and a luxurious five-piece en suite bathroom.
Four further bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, three of which are large doubles and two have stylish en suite shower rooms, the remaining two bedrooms share the pristine family bathroom.
Externally, the garden is secluded and surrounded by mature trees and shrubs providing privacy. The well-established gardens with sweeping lawns, evergreen trees, seasonal flowerbeds and plants encapsulate each season in a breadth taking abundance of variety and colour.
The delightful gardens are the crowning glory of this wonderful property. A perfect setting for alfresco dining, entertaining and enjoyment with extensive private paved terrace along the rear of the house. The superb heated outdoor swimming pool is surrounded by sun drenched paved terraces, evergreen trees, shrubs and flowerbeds.
Planning permission has been granted for the erection of two outbuildings.
The schools in the area have an international reputation with several teaching the International Baccalaureate. World renowned Sevenoaks School enjoying a position as one of the world's leading independent schools. Kent has the added benefit of retaining the state grammar school system, so you have the best of both worlds.
SAFETY AND SECURITY
There is fire control system that detects heat alongside smoke and communicates with central station monitoring service.
The property benefits from electric wrought iron gates with telephone entry system. Security lights all around the house. CCTV security system to be viewed on a monitor and a TV. Alarm system which communicates with central station monitoring service.
LOCATION
Orpington mainline, Knockholt and Chelsfield stations with fantastic commuter links to London Victoria, Charing Cross, London Bridge, Cannon Street and Waterloo with rail journey time of around 30 minutes are all within 3.5 miles.
M25 at junction 4 approximately two miles away providing links to Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports and Channel Tunnel Terminus at both Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International stations with high speed rail services to Central London and Europe.
The village boasts several pubs serving traditional food and a Michelin star restaurant is just two miles away. Comprehensive shopping with shops, restaurants, bars and cinemas in Sevenoaks, Bluewater, Bromley and Orpington are all within fifteen-minute drive away.


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02 May 2019

Nearest stations

  • Knockholt (1.3 mi)
  • Chelsfield (2.0 mi)
  • Shoreham (3.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Knockholt (1.3 mi)
  • Chelsfield (2.0 mi)
  • Shoreham (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Heath Estates, Blackheath

23 Montpelier Vale, London, SE3 0TJ

020 8012 4391 Local call rate

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