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Guide price £995,000
A well balanced and spacious 2,430 sq ft family house with south-facing garden near Kemsing and Otford Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Open plan Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bath/Shower Rooms (2 En Suite), Garage, Off-road Parking, Garden DESCRIPTION The house, dating from the 1930s, is set back from the road with a driveway leading over a wide verge to a well screened parking area at the front. The impressive house offers excellent family accommodation including a wonderful open plan kitchen/dining/family room, two further reception rooms and five bedrooms, all of good sizes, including two with en suite shower facilities. Key selling points include high ceilings, double glazing and just a feeling of space throughout the house. To the rear, the south facing, well screened garden offers a broad area of lawn and a wide decked terrace for summer entertaining. In all the property amounts to about 0.21 of an acre. FEATURES - Spacious reception hall with a wide, solid wood panel door opening in from a covered porch area. Carpeted stairs with original cast iron decorative railings lead to the first floor with useful under-stairs storage cupboard. - Generous double aspect sitting room with attractive recessed brick fireplace. - Equally impressive dining room with bay window to the front and a further brick fireplace. - We understand that there is parquet wood flooring under the reception hall and dining room carpets. - The heart of the home is the open plan kitchen/dining/ family room that spans the full width of the back of the house and benefits from bi-fold doors leading out to the rear garden terrace. Engineered oak flooring. - The kitchen comprises a number of white gloss kitchen units with contrasting stone composite worktops incorporating a breakfast bar and integrated appliances including oven, combination oven, coffee maker, warming drawer, dishwasher, induction hob and undermount fridge and freezer. - Adjoining the kitchen is a sizeable utility room with further units and space for laundry/other white goods. - Ground floor cloakroom. - Integral garage. - On the first floor there are 5 bedrooms, three of which are generous doubles with fitted wardrobes. The other two could either be generous single bedrooms or doubles as required. - Two of the bedrooms have en suite showers. - The fully tiled family bathroom comprises a panelled bath with shower over, WC, washbasin and heated towel rail. SITUATION The property is located on the fringe of Kemsing village, towards Otford, at the foot of the North Downs. Kemsing has useful local facilities including a convenience store, newsagent and food outlets (half a mile by foot). There is also a library, pharmacy, doctor's surgery, pub and community hall in the village with lots of social events and clubs to get involved with. There is a large Sainsbury's supermarket within 2.5 miles of the property and further shopping facilities in the nearby town of Sevenoaks. Otford station (1 mile) serves London Victoria and Blackfriars (Victoria from 37 minutes), or you can change at Sevenoaks for the Charing Cross/Cannon Street line (London Bridge in about 40 mins). The area is particularly popular for its schools, including St Michael's Preparatory School (3/4 of a mile) and Russell House Preparatory School (1 mile), both excellent schools in Otford. Both Otford and Kemsing also have primary schools. The nearby towns of Sevenoaks and Tonbridge offer further educational options including grammar and public schools. There are some lovely walks to be had in the North Downs and several golf courses nearby including ones in Shoreham and Sevenoaks. Kemsing has local tennis and cricket clubs and there is a sports centre in Sevenoaks. DIRECTIONS Heading East on the A25 from Sevenoaks, turn left in Seal village by the library towards Kemsng. Follow this road as it merges with Childsbridge Lane and head North into Kemsing village. At the end of the road, turn left onto Pilgrims Way towards Otford. Flowerdale will be found a little way along this road on the left-hand side, immediately before The Chase. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band (2020/21): G (£3,222.53) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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