Guide price £700,000
A spacious semi-detached family house set in a special, tucked-away rural position down a long no-through country lane 3 Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, WC, Master Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room and Study/Dressing Room, 3 further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Off-road Parking, Front and rear Gardens, Studio SITUATION The property occupies a rather special and quite unique rural position on the outskirts of the village of Eynsford, at the end of a long, no-through country lane that takes you through a mile and a half of rolling hills and woodland. Emerging at the end, the property is accompanied by a small group of houses and barn conversions. There is a real community spirit amongst the neighbours, who consider this to be a child friendly and safe environment, giving the best of both worlds in terms of a rural idyll without being isolated. Views over the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed from most of the rooms in the house and the property is on the doorstep of some beautiful countryside walks in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Eynsford station is located at the head of lane, about 1.3 miles distant, with direct services to London Blackfriars in under 1 hour and services to London Charing Cross/Victoria (via Sevenoaks and Bromley) in about an hour. The picturesque village has a good general stores (about 2 miles), public houses, tea rooms, butcher and Church. Swanley (5 miles), Sevenoaks (8.5 miles) and Bluewater (11.5 miles) provide larger supermarkets, leisure and shopping facilities. The property is only about 21 miles south-east of central London. There are a good number of well regarded schools in the area including the Anthony Roper primary School in the village as well as Grammar Schools at Wilmington, Dartford, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. There is also the Weald of Kent Girls annexe in Sevenoaks. Preparatory Schools locally include Birtley House in Fawkham. St Michael's & Russell House in Otford, Sevenoaks, Solefields, The Granville and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks as well as Walthamstow Hall for girls. The M25/M20 at Swanley provides access to Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports, London, Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports, Ebbsfleet International Terminal and Bluewater. DESCRIPTION 3 Upper Austin Lodge Farm Cottages is a spacious semi- detached house offering well balanced family accommodation. It was built in the late 1940's and subsequently extended in the late 1990's. FEATURES - 3 good sized, flexible reception rooms. - Fireplace with wood burning stove in the double aspect sitting room. - Glazed double doors leading out to the garden from the dining room. - Double aspect kitchen/breakfast room with a good range of wall and base units with wooden worktops. Inset Samsung induction 4 plate hob, Bosch oven under, plumbing and space for dishwasher. Space for fridge freezer. - Separate utility room with part door to garden. Plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. - Ground floor WC. - Superb master suite comprising large double bedroom, en-suite shower room and dressing room/study. - 3 Further Bedrooms serviced by a family bathroom. OUTSIDE A part paved, part gravelled driveway provides parking for 3 cars. The front garden is laid to lawn with borders. The rear garden backs on to a field and is predominantly laid to lawn with flower and shrub planted borders. Immediately to the rear of the house is a paved patio area. To one corner of the garden is a substantial raised paved terrace with brick retaining walls and a greenhouse. Garden Shed. Also within the garden is a detached studio with power and light laid on, wired for data. This is ideal for those working from home. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks take the A225 and proceed through Otford to Eynsford. Just after going under the railway bridge turn immediately right onto Station Road. Go past Eynsford station and the road becomes Upper Austin Lodge Road. Follow the road for about 1.3 miles and 3 Upper Austin Lodge Farm Cottage will be found shortly on the left hand side. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains Electricity. Private Drainage. Private Water Supply. Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, Tel: 01732 227000 Council Tax band (2018/19): E Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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