Guide price £1,495,000
A substantial, beautifully extended detached family house offering excellent accommodation on this popular road on the south side of the town Entrance Hall, 5 Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, WC, 6 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Garage, About 0.4 of an Acre. DESCRIPTION Believed to have been built in 1956, although adapted and extended over the years to provide spacious, light and flexible accommodation, No 42 is a half-tile hung detached home sitting on a plot of about 0.4 of an acre. Several of the rooms enjoy a wooded outlook. FEATURES - Period oak front door with cast iron hinges, letter box and latch handle. Storm porch over and external light. - 34'11'' long double aspect drawing room with curved projecting bay window to the rear overlooking the garden. This room also features a stone fireplace with coal effect gas fire. - 21'8'' long dining room with French doors to the rear garden terrace and sky lantern allowing lots of natural light. The floor is laid with durable Amtico wood effect flooring. The room also features fitted shelving and storage cupboards. - There are three further reception rooms, offering flexible usage as secondary sitting room/play room/snug/office etc depending on requirement. - The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with Smallbone solid wood kitchen units with cream painted doors and a mixture of wooden and granite worktops with tiled splashbacks. There is a butler style sink, Rangemaster gas and electric range cooker, integrated dishwasher, tall fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. - There is a ground floor cloakroom located off the entrance hall, which has limestone tiling throughout. - Arranged over the first floor are 6 bedrooms, 5 of which are good sized double bedrooms, the sixth being a small double or single, and two family bathrooms. - Two of the bedrooms and one of the bathrooms are accessed via a split staircase, once forming a master bedroom suite. - The bathrooms are fitted with white suites and tiled floors. Both baths have shower attachments and the main family bathroom has a separate shower cubicle as well. - Attached to the house is a double garage with power and lighting. It is considered that, subject to requirement and the necessary consents, this could potential be incorporated into the house, perhaps to provide annexe accommodation together with the existing study. - The rear garden has been landscaped by the current owner to create level tiers of lawn with retaining sleeper and brick walls. - Along the back of the house is a paved patio with steps down to a broader dining/seating terrace. - The gardens are well screened with mature hedging and trees. A large Chestnut tree provides some natural shade towards the top of the garden. - To the front of the house is a tarmac circular driveway providing off road parking. SITUATION Brattle Wood is a popular residential road on the southern edge of the town. The town centre is approximately a 20 minute walk away (just over a mile by foot). The station is about 2 miles by foot. There are also some lovely walks to be enjoyed across the Common and Knole Park, which are both within a short walk of the property. Sevenoaks town offers a good range of shopping and leisure facilities including a theatre, library and sports centre, high street facilities and several restaurants/bars. There is also a mainline rail station serving London Charing Cross/Cannon Street from about 25 minutes. There are a good number of well regarded Schools in the local area including St Thomas' RCP, St John's CEP, Sevenoaks CP, and Lady Boswell's CEP Primary Schools. There are Grammar Schools for Girls and Boys in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. Sevenoaks & Tonbridge Public Schools, Walthamstow Hall for Girls in Sevenoaks and Radnor House in Sundridge. Sevenoaks, Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools. There are Golf clubs at Wildernesse and Knole with Nizels in Hildenborough. Sevenoaks sports and leisure centre. Cricket and Rugby in the Vine. The A21 at Chipstead provides links to the M25 and thence the motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted International Airports, Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. Ebbsfleet International. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks town centre proceed in a southerly direction on the A225, passing Sevenoaks School, and then take the second road on the right-hand side, Weald Road. After about a quarter of a mile turn left into Garth Road, and then take the first right into Brattle Wood. After a short distance the road bends sharply to the right and No. 42 will be found at the top of the hill on the right-hand side as the road bends sharply back to the left. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band (2018/19): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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