Swanley, North Kent
Guide Price £860,000
3 bedroom Property for sale: Swanley, North Kent
Guide Price £860,000
- Detached semi-rural property
- Grounds and gardens of 1.35 acres (*TBV)
- 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms
- Large kitchen and dining room
- Oak beams/feature firplace
A detached family home surrounded by grounds of around approx. 1.35 acres (*TBV) on the outskirts of a popular village offering a chance to enjoy country living with the desirable benefits of close by amenities and door step access to London. Set well back in an elevated position and the accommodation allows scope to extend (subject to permissions) and boasts a mix of contemporary and character features. Ground Floor: Entrance hall, 28 sitting room with open fireplace, large 19 open plan kitchen and dining area, separate utility room, Downstairs Bedroom and shower room. First Floor: Spacious landing, two double bedrooms plus bathroom. Outside a sweeping driveway to the front leads to a spacious parking area and detached garage. The surrounding mature grounds offer much seclusion to the plot and are mainly laid to lawn with a large terrace to the rear (N.B. ample space to add a swimming pool) For those with equestrian or small holding interests there is space to fence off parts of the grounds for grazing purposes and also to add accompanying outbuildings/stabling. The location will also appeal to those keen on country walks and wildlife watching being next to the Farningham Wood Nature Reserve.
LOCATION & AREA AWARENESS
The property is situated on the edge of Farningham village which offers Local shops, public houses and restaurants as well as a cricket club. Swanley (2 miles) provides a major supermarket, banks and a comprehensive range of shops in a pedestrian area with good parking facilities. A Sainsburys superstore is located in the nearby village of Otford and a Waitrose in Longfield to cater for further family grocery needs. Bromley (10 miles) and Sevenoaks (12 miles) have a wide range of opportunities for shopping and entertainment. The renowned retail haven
of Bluewater, one of the UK s largest shopping centres is about 8.5 miles away.
Mainline Rail Services: Swanley offers 4 trains an hour to Central London 30-40 mins (Victoria, City Thames Link etc). Ebbsfleet International station is 8.3 miles away with high speed trains to London St Pancras and the Continent. Schools: Primary Schools: Anthony Roper Primary School is a popular village school situated in Eynsford. Others are situated in Shoreham and Otford. Grammar Schools: Dartford, Wilmington.Private Schools: Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Walthamstow Hall Public Schools. Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels and Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford. Combe Bank School for Girls in Sundridge.
Leisure Facilities: Leisure centre facilities in Dartford, Swanley and Brands Hatch Place. There are three nearby golf courses: Austin Lodge, The London Golf Club and Darenth Valley for keen golfers to enjoy. Communications: The property is served by the M25, M20 and M2 motorways and by the A20. These provide easy access by road to London, Heathrow, Gatwick, London City and Stanstead airports, the Channel Tunnel and the port of Dover. The A2 provides access into central London and to the O2 arena in Greenwich as well as to Ebbsfleet International Station with its high speed rail links into Central London and Europe.
ACCOMMODATION refer to the floor plan
The well presented accommodation allows scope to extend (subject to permissions) and boasts a mix of contemporary and character features.
HALLWAY with Oak stairs to the first floor. Large built in cupboard.
SITTING ROOM 28'1 x 11'2 (8.57m x 3.41m) sitting room with open fireplace and brick surround, beams to the ceiling.
KITCHEN & DINING AREA 19'0 x 19'0 (5.80m x 5.80m) - large open plan kitchen and dining area with hand build kitchen units made of solid oak. Currently with 4 door electric AGA (available through separate negotiation), further freestanding BBQ / grill and 2 ring hob plus fan assisted oven below.
UTILITY ROOM - 6'8 x 6'2 (2.03m x 1.88m)
BEDROOM 3 11'5 x 9'7 (3.48m x 2.92m) - Separate SHOWER ROOM with WC and wash hand basin
FIRST FLOOR - Landing
BEDROOM 1 - 15'8 x 11'7 (4.78m x 3.53m) - Ensuite BATHROOM - 11'6 x 6'4 (3.51m x 1.93m)
BEDROOM 2 - 10'4 x 7'7 (3.15m x 2.31m)
DETACHED GARAGE - further space to add additional garages and or storge barns or stabling.
BOILER ROOM & LAUNDRY BUILDING - small brick building to the side of the property
LAND & GROUNDS
The whole site sit in approx. 1.35 acres (*TBV). The front garden beyond the driveway is level.The rear garden is sloping but levels up towards the rear.
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. A Title Plan from Land Registry will have been acquired, where available, showing the boundary and acreage. Otherwise, an online measuring tool will have been used to check the acreage where possible. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact area of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements, at their own cost, by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.
We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase:
www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk www.homecheck.co.uk www.floodrisk.co.uk www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk www.homeoffice.gov.uk www.ukradon.org
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Sevenoaks District Council
TAX BAND: F
EPC RATING: D - full ratings and advisories/estimated costs are now online at the .gov web site: CERT N0: 8408-7784-4329-5596-8313
All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East/South West
T: 01892 829014
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By viewing a property with Equus you accept this disclaimer. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds you must 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.
From the Swanley interchange, take the A20 south bound on the London Road towards Brands Hatch. Continue for 400m and take the first left on to Button Street. Continue for 800m and the property will be on the right.
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