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Chipstead Lane, Riverhead, Sevenoaks, TN13

Guide price £700,000

4 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: SVN180079


  • Tucked away yet central village location
  • Amenities virtually on your doorstep
  • In the catchement of popular schools
  • About a mile from Sevenoaks station
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • Off-road parking
  • Private garden with studio and workshop


An excellent family house tucked-away yet in the centre of the village with its wide range of schools and amenities, and only about 1 mile from Sevenoaks station 2 Reception Rooms, Kitchen, 4 Double Bedrooms, 2 Bath/Shower Rooms, Off-road Parking, Garden, Studio, Workshop, Outhouse DESCRIPTION A viewing of this property is highly recommended to fully appreciate what is on offer. The house provides generous family accommodation including 2 excellent reception rooms, a spacious kitchen, 4 double bedrooms (1 ground floor), a well appointed family bathroom and a ground floor shower room. It is only attached in one corner and via the ground floor bedroom and has been extended, adapted and enhanced over the years. The original house is believed to be Victorian. Externally there is space to park one or two vehicles off the road, with additional parking available in the lane. There is a pretty ornamental garden to the front and a split level garden to the rear, ideal for summer dining/ entertaining and a real playground for children, with feature night lighting. Also in the back garden is a studio cabin, great as a den or home office, a workshop and an outhouse, all with power and lighting attached. FEATURES - Good ceiling heights throughout. - Lovely light double aspect kitchen overlooking the gardens with a part glazed door out to the same. The kitchen comprises white gloss units with contrasting granite worktops, a 5 ring gas hob with extractor hood over, undermount oven, space for an undermount fridge, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. - Excellent family room with fitted media unit and a large woodburning stove. - Wood effect flooring throughout the two reception rooms. - Bay window to the front in the dining room, which also has a study area under the stairs. - The property has three first floor double bedrooms and a further ground floor bedroom, all with built-in/fitted wardrobes. - The family bathroom features a white suite with limestone floor and wall tiles. There is a further shower room on the ground floor with a ceiling light well. SITUATION Riverhead is a desirable village largely considered to be part of Sevenoaks due to its close proximity to the town and in particular the station. It has its own collection of facilities including a high quality butcher, pharmacy, convenience store, steakhouse, hairdresser, barber, dry cleaners and a number of boutique shops and cafes. There is also a nursery/pre-school. These are all virtually on the doorstep of this property, which is neatly tucked-away off the main road. Within half a mile of the property there is also a Tesco superstore and the ever popular Amherst and Riverhead Schools. Sevenoaks mainline rail station is within a mile with fast and frequent services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street (London Bridge from 24 minutes). Sevenoaks town centre (under a mile and a half) offers a wider selection of shops and facilities including a theatre/cinema, sports centre and numerous restaurants. There is some lovely parkland, a wildlife reserve and Chipstead Lake all within half a mile of the property as well providing some delightful walking opportunities. There are also sports and social clubs to get involved with in the village and the town. Sevenoaks and other nearby villages also offer an excellent selection of schools. There are grammar schools in nearby Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells plus the Kent grammar annexe in Sevenoaks. Junction 5 of the M25 is just over a mile away providing excellent road links to London, the airports, ports and Bluewater shopping centre. DIRECTIONS From junction 5 of the M25 take the first exit off the A21 onto the A25 to Sevenoaks. At the traffic lights by Amherst School turn left into Witches Lane. Turn right past the green into Chipstead Lane. The property is the last house on the right-hand side, screened behind trees/a wall. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. Underfloor heating to kitchen and bathroom. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band (2018/19): D - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.