Sevenoaks, West Kent
4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Sevenoaks, West Kent
- SOLD Detached property
- 3.9 acres* of grounds
- Equestrian facilities
- Outdoor riding arena 20m x 40m
- Excellent commuting to London
- 4 bedrooms/4 receptions
S O L D - A spacious detached family home (4 bedrooms, 3 receptions plus orangery) set in 4 acres (*TBV) of secluded grounds and paddocks with equestrian facilities and outbuildings in a desirable semi-rural location between the hamlets of Shipbourne and Ightham. The area is recognised for offering good riding out and country walks around surrounding countryside and a lane immediately adjacent to the property leads to a number of bridleways around Ivy Hatch and some around the grounds of Ightham Mote. The property is approached from a tarmac driveway and enjoys much seclusion with established trees and hedging to all boundaries plus detached two bay garage. The attractive character accommodation comprises: Ground Floor Entrance Hall, cloakroom/WC, Drawing room (multi-fuel stove), Family room (wood burning stove), Dining room, glorious orangery/conservatory, kitchen /breakfast room, with Aga, separate utility room. First Floor Part galleried landing, 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite) infants nursery room and family bathroom. A separate vehicle entrance gives access to the large equestrian yard comprising: Floodlit all weather riding arena, timber stable complex with 2 loose boxes and hay barn plus further brick building currently including a 2nd hay barn and 2/3 loose boxes. The semi - rural surroundings of the property, fast commuting links and recommended schools in the vicinity provide an attractive proposition for those seeking a well located country/equestrian family home in a highly desirable area. No Chain.
LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS
The property is situated equidistant between the picturesque hamlets of Shipbourne and Ightham each with popular country inns. The neighboring village of Plaxtol caters for day-to-day needs with a village store, primary school and Church. The larger village of Borough Green (approximately 1.5 miles away) offers a variety of shops, restaurants, public houses, churches, dentists, doctors, primary school,as well as mainline station offering services to Victoria, Blackfriars, Maidstone and Ashford International. Sevenoaks Town Centre, with its comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities and mainline station (services to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross) is approximately 6 miles away.
Within a short distance there is a superb selection of both private and state schools including Judd, Tonbridge Grammar School for Girls, Tonbridge School for boys and Walthamstow Hall for girls, Sevenoaks School and a range of preparatory schools. The A21 at Tonbridge or Junction 2/3 of the M20/M26 at Wrotham Heath both give access to the M25 and the other motorway networks, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports, Ashford and Ebbsfleet International stations are all within easy access.
ACCOMMODATION-refer to the floor plan
Ground Floor- Entrance Porch Pitched and tiled roof; Entrance double multi paned door open to:
Entrance Hall Staircase rises to the first floor with under stairs cupboard. Radiator.
Cloakroom Rear aspect internal window. Fitted low level suite with WC. Wall mounted basin with tiled splash back.
Drawing Room front aspect window. fireplace with cast multifuel stove. Ornate cornicing and ceiling rose. Herringbone woodblock flooring. Radiator.
Family Room front aspect window. Herringbone woodblock flooring. Fireplace with tiled hearth and fitted with wood burning cast stove. Radiator and double doors open to:
TV/Dining Room Two front aspect windows. Two radiators.
Kitchen/ Breakfast Room Fitted kitchen with oak fronted base and wall mounted units and concealed units with concealed lighting to work surfaces, corner display shelving and leaded light effect glazed display cupboards. Inset electric hob with concealed extractor and light facility over. Under oven and grill. Two oven, two plate oil fired AGA. Peninsular unit. Inset sink with plumbed drainer and mixer tap over. Vaulted tongued and grooved panelled ceiling with spotlights. Ceramic tile to floor.
Conservatory - This extends along the rear of the property creating a wonderful feature of the accommodation and making the most of the lovely aspect over the secluded gardens and adjoining equestrian facilities to the rear. Double glazed with pitched roof. French doors opening to gardens, separate seating and dining areas.
Utility Room Base and wall mounted units. Inset single bowl and drainer with mixer tap over. Tiling to walls. ceramic tile to floor. Floor mounted boiler servicing central heating and hot water. Space and plumbing for washing machine.
Part Galleried Landing Hatch to loft space, dado rail and radiator.
Bedroom 1 Dual aspect with front and rear windows with views. Shower cubicle fitted with power shower and tiling to walls adjacent. Pedestal basin in period style with ornate mixer taps and splash back. Dado rail, two radiators.
Bedroom 2 dual aspect, inset spotlights to ceiling. Radiator. En-Suite Shower Room Rear aspect obscure glazed window. Corner shower cubicle with etched glass shower enclosure with Aqualisa power shower. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with monobloc mixer tap. Tiling to walls with contrast dado rail . Radiator.
Bedroom 3 Front aspect window. Walk in storage recess with hanging rail. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Radiator.
Bedroom 4 Front aspect window. Airing cupboard with jacketed cylinder and slatted shelving.
Infants nursery - Bedroom 5 front aspect window.
Bathroom rear aspect obscure glass window. Panelled bath with mixer tap and adjustable shower spray. Pedestal wash hand basin with integral spash back. Tiling to walls with contrast tile at dado rail. Inset spotlights to ceiling. Radiator.
EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES & OUTBUILDINGS
Timber STABLE BLOCK Comprises timber stable block including 2 loose boxes (each approx 12ft x 12ft). Tack Room (8ft x 12ft ), HAY STORE - 14ft X 16ft
OUTDOOR ARENA - 40m x 20m with all weather surface, post and rail enclosed, floodlight and mirrors to one end.
CONCRETE STABLE BLOCK Consisting of 2 loose boxes (each approx 12ft x 12ft) Extensive hay store and internal pony stable/field shelter to the rear.
GARAGE - TWO BAYS - up and over doors. (power and light connected).
LAND & GARDENS
To the front is an extensive lawned area bordered by mature conifers and specimen shrubs offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion. Access driveway with five bar gate to rear gardens. To the rear of the property is a broad paved area adjacent to the house enjoying views over the level lawns which stretch away from the property to the paddocks beyond
The property sits in approx 3.9 acres (*TBV) including the gardens, house, outbuildings and sand school. The acreage stated at the property is 'TBV - *To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry where available, with the boundary and acreage clearly stated/marked. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact size of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the boundary for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan
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www.floodrisk.co.uk - www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Tonbridge and Malling District Council
SERVICES: Mains electricity. Mains water. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage
TAX BAND: G
EPC RATING: E
All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014
Prospective buyers view all properties for sale with Equus International Property Ltd at their own risk and neither the Agents, Joint Agents nor the Sellers take responsibility for any damage or injury however caused. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds it is advisable to wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.
Leaving Sevenoaks on the A25 pass through Seal and over Seal Chart passing Crown Point on the right hand side. After the dual carriageway section take the second turning on the right into Common Road, signposted to Ightham Common. Proceed along Common Road which becomes Back Lane and at the T junction with the Tonbridge Road turn right. The entrance to the property will then be found immediately on the right hand side.
Tel: 01892 829014