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Sparepenny Lane, Eynsford, Kent, DA4

Guide price £1,650,000

Under offer

5 Beds 4 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: SVN190177


  • Impressive detached family house
  • 5 bedrooms, over 4000 sq ft
  • Gym
  • Cinema room
  • About 0.5 acre
  • Views over the Darent Valley


A most impressive detached family home of over 4000 sq ft on the fringe of this picturesque village vith views over Eynsford Castle and the Darent Valley DESCRIPTION A viewing of this property is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the amount of space on offer and the quality of its finish. The original house is believed to date back to 1903 but the current owners have significantly extended and remodelled the property to create the best possible layout for family occupation, whilst retaining those key features of high ceilings and decorative detailing such as deep skirting, coving and ceiling roses. No expense has been spared to create the finished product with meticulous attention to detail clearly evident throughout. SUMMARY - Entrance Hall - 2 Reception Rooms - Open plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Room - Utility Room - Cloakroom - Master Bedroom with Dressing Room & En Suite Bathroom - 3 further Double Bedrooms on the first floor with En Suite Shower Rooms - Top floor Bedroom/Office/Recreation Room & Cinema Room - Outbuilding utilised as a Gym with Shower Room - Landscaped Gardens - About half an Acre SITUATION The property occupies a rather special position on the fringe of the picturesque village of Eynsford, overlooking the rolling hills of the Darent Valley and the Roman Castle ruins, in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The picturesque village has a good general stores, public houses, tea rooms, butcher and Church, all within a mile of the property. Swanley (3 miles), Sevenoaks (8 miles) and Bluewater (8.3miles) provide larger supermarkets, leisure and shopping facilities. The property is only about 20 miles south-east of central London. Eynsford station is under a mile away, 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. 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. FEATURES - Lovely views over the Darent Valley and the Eynsford Castle ruins. - Electric gated entrance with video entry. - Bonded gravel driveway that will accommodate several vehicles. - Detached garage building, currently utilised as a gym with shower room. Please note the garage doors are not functional. - High ceilings throughout creating a real impression of light and space. - The majority of the rooms are double aspect. - Multi-pane double glazed windows and French doors. - Impressive French Oak turned staircase and gallery balustrade. - Wonderful open plan family kitchen/living/dining room with two sets of bi-fold doors opening out to the rear garden terrace, with a continuation of the same tiled flooring leading from inside to out. - A handsome, bespoke kitchen incorporating an island and dining table. Integrated appliances include a 5 ring induction hob, wine cooler, tall fridge, freezer (additional tall freezer in adjoining utility room), two fan ovens, microwave combination oven, steam oven and dishwasher. - Elegant drawing room with feature open fireplace and French doors leading out to the side terrace. - Parquet oak flooring throughout the entrance hall, drawing room and playroom. - Excellent storage spaces including large cupboards in the hallway, landing and loft spaces. - Beautifully appointed bathrooms including the master suite with a chic Victoria & Albert suite comprising a standalone bath, separate walk-in shower, twin washbasins and contemporary WC. - Cast iron radiators. - Solid panel doors with chrome furnishings. - Broad tiled terrace to the rear of the house with cascading water feature. This extends around to the south side of the house where there are further decked and block paved terraces. - Landscaped gardens providing expanses of level lawn. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks take the A225 and proceed through Otford to Eynsford. After passing the station on your right, continue for just under half a mile and turn left by the sweet shop opposite the Church. Proceed over the bridge or through the ford and along the river side. Take the next road on the righthand side and the entrance to The White House will be found on the left-hand side after Crockenhill Lane. 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.