Guide price £1,100,000
Detached family house set back from the road with stunning views over the surrounding countryside located on the edge of this popular village DESCRIPTION Oakdene is a delightful detached family house, designed and built by the current owners in 1996. The property is set within secluded gardens amounting to about 0.44 of an acre with far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside. FEATURES Spacious, welcoming reception hall with vaulted ceiling and double doors leading into the main reception rooms and kitchen. Coats cupboard. Triple aspect sitting room with a large inglenook style fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove with bressumer beam. French doors leading out to the garden. Ceiling beams and exposed brickwork. Separate dining room with oak flooring. The kitchen is fitted with a range of oak floor and wall units with granite worktops, including a central island. Integrated appliances include an oven and grill, microwave oven, four-ring ceramic hob with extractor fan over and dishwasher. There is space for a dining table and chairs and the kitchen enjoys the outlook over the garden to the fields beyond. Separate utility room with additional cupboards and work surfaces, butler-style sink and space/plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to rear garden. Further reception room, currently used as a cinema room, but offering flexibility for use as a home office or additional bedroom. Ground floor WC. Generous principle bedroom enjoying those far-reaching views to the rear and benefiting from a dressing room/study and ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and separate shower. Two further double bedrooms. The family bathroom has a bath and separate shower. To the front of the house is a gravelled driveway providing space for turning and parking. Detached double garage. The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with shrubs and mature trees providing a good degree of privacy from neighbours. There is a raised patio immediately to the area of the house, ideal for summer dining. There is a further detached outbuilding in the garden, currently used as a workshop, with electricity and an alarm. Children's playhouse. SITUATION Oakdene is set back from the road, occupying a delightful position on the rural outskirts of the picturesque village of Penshurst. There are some lovely walks/cycle paths to be enjoyed in the immediate vicinity. Penshurst has a public house, tea shop, petrol station/general store, monthly Farmers market, and the famous Penshurst Place. The village also has one of England's oldest cricket pitches. The A21 is accessible at Tonbridge and links to the M25 and national motorway networks, Heathrow and Gatwick airports. DIRECTIONS From the A21 southbound take the B245 exit towards Hildenborough. Continue along this road, turn right signposted to Leigh and Penshurst. Proceed through the village of Leigh and then fork left towards Penshurst. At the T junction in the village, turn right. Continue through the village on the B2188 and after approximately 0.9 of a mile, the property can be found on the left-hand side. There are two very popular public houses/restaurants nearby in The Spotted Dog (third of a mile) and The Bottle House (two thirds of a mile). Tunbridge Wells (6 miles), Tonbridge (8.3 miles) and Sevenoaks (9.7 miles) are all easily accessible providing a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities. There are a number of highly regarded schools in the area including Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone primary schools, Grammar schools in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks and Private schools including Holmewood House in Langton Green, Sevenoaks School and Tonbridge School. Penshurst station (about 2.2 miles) has services to London Bridge in just over 1 hour. Hildenborough (about 4.4 miles) has services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street from around 40 minutes. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: LPG gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. Fibre optic internet (measured download speed 70Mbps) - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council - Council Tax band: E - £1,962.07 (2020/21) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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