Guide price £795,000
Conveniently situated on a picturesque stretch of Sevenoaks High Street, close to Knole Park and Sevenoaks School, this beautifully refurbished, Grade II listed town house offers 2,460 sq ft of excellent, flexible accommodation Entrance Hall, Kitchen/Dining Room, Main Reception Room, 4 Bedrooms, 2 further Reception Rooms/Bedrooms, 2 Bath/Shower Rooms, Cellar, Courtyard Garden, Outbuilding DESCRIPTION The Coachmakers is a Grade II listed town house, believed to be about 400 years old. The current owners have carried out extensive works at the property, which displays beautifully and offers flexible accommodation to suit. FEATURES - Exceptional 24'9'' x 13'8'' first floor double ended reception room featuring three sets of multi-pane sash windows with shutters to the front, two brick fireplaces with gas "woodburner" stoves and exposed beams to the high ceiling. - Beautifully fitted cream shaker style kitchen with granite worktops, gas Rangemaster range cooker with extractor hood over, butler style sink, integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher and slimline wine cooler. Engineered oak flooring and casement windows overlooking the rear garden. Open plan to the dining room with exposed wooden floorboards and feature brick fireplace. - Two further reception rooms/bedrooms on the ground floor, one of which has the original glazed public house double doors. All three ground floor rooms have feature fireplaces. - Tiled floor in the entrance hall and painted exposed wooden floorboards on the first floor landing and one of the bedrooms. - Four bedrooms (three good doubles) plus the flexibility of using the ground floor reception rooms as additional bedrooms. - Views to the North Downs from the top floor. - Recently remodelled, high quality bathroom suites including a roll top stand-alone slipper bath in the family bathroom and a wet room style shower in the ground floor shower room. - Exposed beams to the walls and ceilings of several rooms, with generally excellent ceiling heights (top floor slightly lower with restricted height doorways). - Useful built-in storage cupboards as well as a generous cellar, with ample space/plumbing for laundry appliances/white goods. - Walled rear garden with an area of lawn and patio with room for table and chairs. There is also a communal garden nearby. - Outbuilding (in need of some restoration) comprising two, part vaulted rooms, having excellent potential, subject to any necessary consents. There is also a useful low level undercroft storage area beneath the kitchen. - There is no parking at the property but a permit can be obtained from the council for Buckhurst II car park. SITUATION Pictured in The Times online "Where to live in the South East", the property is conveniently situated in the centre of Sevenoaks, on one of the oldest and most attractive stretches of the High Street. It is less than a 5 minutes walk to St Nicholas' Church, Sevenoaks School and Knole Park, not to mention the parade of shops, cafes, restaurants and facilities in the town, all accessible by foot. The rail station is about a 15 minute walk away with services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) in about 35-40 mins (London Bridge from around 25 mins). The town boasts many popular and highly regarded schools, including Sevenoaks School, which is the second oldest non-denominational co-ed independent school in the country, rated "exceptional". There is also St Thomas' pre-school and Lady Boswell's primary in the town centre, Solefields and New Beacon Schools nearby, Walthamstowe and Granville Schools to the north, Sevenoaks preparatory in Godden Green and St Michaels and Russell House preparatories in Otford. There are also grammar schools in nearby Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, with the Weald of Kent grammar annexe now open in Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks has a theatre/cinema, library and leisure centre. There are golf clubs at Knole and Wildernesse, plus Nixels in nearby Hildenborough. Cricket is played on The Vine (one of the oldest grounds in England) and there are various other clubs and societies in the town and surrounding villages. DIRECTIONS From the London Road/High Street junction at the top end of the main High Street, continue south. As the road bends to the right, the property will be found on the right-hand side, just before the Church. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band: F - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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