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Guide price £1,399,000
Located in a highly desirable position on the corner of Packhorse Road, this detached family home of over 3000 sq ft sits in a plot of half an acre Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility, Study/6th Bedroom, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Garden, Double Garage, Self- Contained Annexe, 0.5 Acres DESCRIPTION Cornerways is a substantial detached family house, believed to date from the late 1930s. It offers flexible living accommodation, currently incorporating a self-contained annexe. The house sits well back in its generous half acre plot, with a carriage driveway running between Homedean Road and Packhorse Road, offering plenty of off-road parking in addition to the double garage. With the house set fairly centrally on the plot, there are gardens both to the front and rear, well screened with mature trees and hedges. FEATURES - Well balanced accommodation including 3 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms and a self-contained 1 bedroom annexe that could easily be incorporated into the main house if desired. - Double aspect drawing room with bay window to the front, feature fireplace with coal effect gas fire and fitted bookshelves/cupboards. - Triple aspect dining room with wood flooring, feature fireplace and bay window to the front. - Decorative ceiling panelling to several rooms. - The centrally located kitchen is open plan to the breakfast room and features a York stone floor and a range of wooden base units with tiled worktops, incorporating a Rangemaster combination (gas/electric) cooker, undermount fridge and dishwasher. The adjoining utility room has space for an American style fridge freezer as well as laundry appliances. - The breakfast room has French doors leading out to the rear garden terrace and mellow oak floor boards. - The study located off the breakfast room is currently utilised as a guest bedroom. - The cloakroom located off the reception hall completes the ground floor accommodation. - The annexe is currently accessible separately from the rear of the house and comprises a ground floor kitchen and shower room, with stairs leading up to a first floor living room and double bedroom. This could easily be incorporated into the main house if desired. - Arranged over the first floor of the main house are four bedrooms (1 with restricted head height), 3 bath/shower rooms (2 en suite) and a generous landing/study area. - The bathrooms are all in good condition. - Externally, the gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and hedge borders. There is a paved terrace to the rear of the house and a good sized summerhouse. SITUATION The property is located off Homesdean Road, on the corner of Packhorse Road, which is a desirable private road on the borders of Chipstead and Bessels Green, near Riverhead, on the outskirts of Sevenoaks. Chipstead is a charming village with its own "outstanding" primary school and two well regarded village pubs. Chipstead also has a large and beautiful lake with a sailing club. There is a parade of shops in Riverhead (1 mile) including a butcher, pharmacy and general store, as well as a Tesco supermarket (1.4 miles). Sevenoaks town centre (just over 2 miles) offers a wide variety of shops and facilities including a Waitrose supermarket, several cafes and restaurants, a leisure centre and a theatre/cinema. There are also several sports clubs in the town. Sevenoaks mainline rail station is about 1.7 miles away with fast and frequent services to London (London Bridge from 24 minutes). In addition to the primary school in Chipstead, Riverhead has two highly regarded schools including Amherst junior school. Radnor House in nearby Sundridge is a leading co-educational school for boys and girls. Sevenoaks offers several other options including Sevenoaks School and the new Weald of Kent grammar annexe. There are also grammar schools in nearby Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. DIRECTIONS From the M25, exit at junction 5 onto the A21 south and then take the first exit on the A25 towards Sevenoaks. Take the first exit left towards Chipstead. Cornerways will be found on the right-hand side immediately after Packhorse Road. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - The owners of Cornerways are required to pay £50 per annum towards the maintenance of Packhorse Road, being a privately adopted road. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band (2020/21): G (£3,163.83) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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