Guide price £1,400,000
A beautifully finished detached family home on an exclusive private, gated road with elevated views in a sylvan setting - saving £15,000 on SDLT! Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility Room, WC, 4 Double Bedrooms, 2 Bath/Shower Rooms (1 En Suite), Integral Double Garage, Just over half an Acre DESCRIPTION Mallings is an outstanding property in the highly sought after village of Kemsing, situated off a private road. The property has been updated and renovated by the current custodians and is now presented with a contemporary finish to a high specification with neutral decoration. FEATURES - Accommodation predominantly set across a single storey with a wide external steps leading to the front door and internal staircase rising from the garage/lower ground floor entrance. - Spacious, welcoming hall with built-in storage cupboards. - Polished porcelain tiled floor through the reception hall, kitchen/dining room and bathrooms. - Walnut internal doors with chrome handles. - Generous double aspect sitting room with a Scandinavian style wood burning stove and French doors leading out to a south facing balcony. - Open plan triple aspect kitchen/dining with French doors leading out to a further south facing balcony and out to the rear terrace as well. - Elegant, contemporary kitchen with quartz and marble worktops incorporating an island with marble dining table, pan drawers, two fan assisted ovens, microwave oven with warming drawer below, integrated fridge and freezer, induction hob with rising extractor fan and an integrated dishwasher. - Separate utility room on the lower ground floor. - Four double bedrooms including the double aspect master bedroom with French doors to the rear terrace, fitted wardrobes and a luxury en suite shower room with twin washbasins on a marble topped walnut drawer unit, WC and corner glazed shower cubicle. - Family bathroom. - Double undercroft garage plus space for parking a number of cars on the tarmac driveway. - The woodland to the rear and tree lined private road provide a delightful sylvan outlook. - The south facing balconies to the front of the property, particularly the one off the kitchen and the terrace to the rear provide wonderful outdoor entertaining areas in the summer months. There are also patios to the side of the house with steps down from the front balcony and side gated access. - The rear garden has been landscaped to provide a level lawn and decked terrace with olive trees and box hedging around a sleeper retained border. The remainder of the garden has a slight incline and is dotted with mature trees - a fun rambling ground for children. - From the elevated garden one can enjoy a view over the treetops down over Kent. SITUATION Chalkways is a private, gated road comprising just 13 houses, set up above Pilgrims Way and backing on to Rowdow Wood at the foot of the North Downs. Kemsing village has a useful convenience store, newsagent and food outlets (just over half a mile). 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 about 2.5 miles from 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 From Sevenoaks head in a northerly direction on the A25. In Seal village, turn left by the library, signposted to Kemsing. At the end of this road fork left onto Childsbridge Lane. Continue into Kemsing and at the end of the road turn left into Pilgrims Way. The gated entrance to Chalkways will be found after a short distance on the right-hand side. Continue up the hill and Mallings will be straight ahead. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band (2019/20): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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