Guide price £2,150,000
An immaculate and elegant detached family home on the south side of the town Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room, Utility Room, Study, Cloakroom, 5 Double Bedrooms, Bath/Shower Rooms (all en suite), Double Garage, Off-road Parking, Garden DESCRIPTION Completed in 2013, Austen House is a handsome, traditional design part brick, part tile hung house with oak framed projecting gable. The light and spacious accommodation is well balanced and beautifully presented. Accompanying the house is an attractive south-facing garden and detached garage, as well as ample off-road parking. The property benefits from the remainder of a NHBC certificate. FEATURES - Gated, resin bonded gravel driveway providing off-road parking and access to the detached garage with electric door. - The house comes pre-wired for satellite TV and CCTV. BT Broadband Super Fibre Plus - Superb open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room with roof light and bi-fold doors to the south facing terrace/garden. - The beautifully appointed kitchen comprises an excellent range of cabinets with a mixture of granite, quartz and woodblock worktops including an island and breakfast bar. - Integrated kitchen appliances include two fan ovens, steam oven, microwave oven, 2 warming drawers, 5 ring induction hob with extractor hood over, dual temperature control wine cooler, dishwasher, tall fridge and freezer. The adjoining utility room has matching units with integrated washing machine and tumble dryer. - Concealed sliding doors can be closed or opened to integrate or separate the formal dining room from the kitchen. - Double doors lead off the welcoming reception hall to the drawing room, dining room and kitchen. - Both formal reception rooms are double aspect. - Porcelanosa tiled flooring to the kitchen/breakfast/family room, reception hall, first floor bathrooms, utility room and cloakroom. - Period cast iron fireplace in the drawing room housing an electric coal effect fire (chimney present so could be made open if desired). The sitting room also features a box bay window. - Study with fitted workstation, cupboards and drawers. - Panelled oak veneer internal doors with chrome furniture. - Double glazed, lead light effect windows. Several of the rooms feature half shutters and/or electric blinds. - Carpeted oak staircase with acorn finials. - Five generous double bedrooms with en suite facilities. - Fitted wardrobes in 4 of the 5 bedrooms. - 5th bedroom wired for surround sound cinema room. - Villeroy & Boch bathroom suites. - The south facing garden is primarily laid to lawn with Indian stone terrace and colourful planted borders. There are further attractive garden borders to the front of the house and an area to the rear of the house with a greenhouse and raised planted beds. SITUATION The property is located on Ashgrove Road, only about a mile from Sevenoaks town centre and about 1.6 miles from Sevenoaks station. Sevenoaks offers a good range of shopping and leisure facilities. Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater shopping centres are also within 20 miles. Sevenoaks mainline rail station has fast and frequent services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street in about 32 minutes. Sevenoaks and the surrounding villages are well supplied with excellent primary, private and public schools. There are grammar and state schools at Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells and the Kent grammar annexe is now open in Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks School, The New Beacon and Solefields School are within easy reach of the property. Leisure and sporting facilities are catered for with several golf courses and clubs in and around Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks has a sports and leisure centre. Cricket is played at the Vine, and there are also hockey, rugby and football clubs. The M25 can be accessed at the Chevening interchange which is under 4 miles away linking to other motorway networks and Gatwick and Heathrow Airports. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks town centre, head south on the High Street, passing St Nicholas' Church on the right. Turn right into Oak Lane opposite Sevenoaks School. Proceed on this road for about 3/4 of a mile before turning left into Ashgrove Road, almost opposite Brittains Lane. Austen House will be found a little way along this road on the left-hand side. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Underfloor heating to ground floor. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band (2020/21): H (£3,958.14) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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