Guide price £1,050,000
Detached 5-bedroom family house of 2,909 sq ft with scope to update and potentially create annexe accommodation, set in a beautiful semi-rural location on the edge of Ightham DESCRIPTION Farley Cottage is a 5-bedroom family house situated in a semi-rural position on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Ightham. The house benefits from a well screened garden that backs onto woodland. The property has been extended over recent years and now provides 2,909 sq ft of versatile accommodation over three stories. The lower ground floor is considered to offer superb potential for conversion into an annexe and the house is generally considered to offer great flexibility and scope for updating. FEATURES - The house is located off a country lane, with tarmacadam drive and parking for several cars. The front door is approached through a small gate over a garden path. - Glass entrance porch providing access to the ground floor. - The hallway is divided into two sections by glass doors, providing segregation of the reception rooms and bedrooms. - Double aspect drawing room with open fire and fitted bookshelves. Glazed double doors through to kitchen. - Double aspect kitchen/breakfast room with French doors and a single door leading to the rear decked terrace. Stoves electric cooker and gas hob. Large pantry cupboard. - Dining room with fitted cupboards and shelves. - Three bedrooms, a dressing room, family bathroom and shower room on the ground floor. - Two further bedrooms on the first floor with "Jack and Jill" bathroom. - The lower ground floor is accessed via a staircase from the ground floor and has separate side access, making it suitable for self-contained annexe accommodation (subject to any required consents). This floor currently comprises a large lobby area with laundry chute, study, utility room, cloakroom, side entrance hall and an integral garage. - The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and wrap around the house from the front to the back. The gardens are secluded with mature tree screening and shrub borders, and backing on to woodland. There is an ornamental fish pond in the garden to the side of the house. SITUATION The property is situated in a convenient position on the outskirts of the sought-after and historic village of Ightham. Ightham has an attractive village centre and offers a range of local amenities including a pub, village hall, primary school, recreational ground and local farm shop. Borough Green (1.2 miles) has a range of local shops including butcher, baker, chemist, supermarkets, pub, GP and dentist. Leisure facilities in the area include the National Trust at Ightham Mote, and many countryside footpaths. Sevenoaks offers Knole Park, Stag Cinema/Theatre, Leisure Centre, cricket at The Vine, and several golf courses including Wildernesse and Knole Park. Sevenoaks is 4.5 miles away offering a comprehensive range of shops, restaurants, leisure facilities, and mainline station offering a fast service to London Bridge/London Charing Cross and Cannon Street (from about 36 minutes). Borough Green Station is 2.5 miles with services to London Victoria and Blackfriars in about 50 minutes. There are numerous schools in the area including Ightham Primary School (Outstanding Ofsted Report), Borough Green Primary, Sevenoaks Prep, Granville, New Beacon, Walthamstow Hall, and the renowned International Sevenoaks School. There are grammar schools in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. The M20/M26 junction at Wrotham is 4.2 miles away providing links to the national motorway network, Gatwick and Heathrow airports, The Channel Tunnel, Ebbsfleet International and Bluewater Shopping Centre. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Gas fired central heating. - Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, 01732 844522 - Council Tax band (2020/21): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks High Street, proceed in a northerly direction passing over the Pembroke Road traffic lights and then forking right onto Seal Hollow Road. At the end of the road turn right at the traffic lights on to Seal Road and proceed for 3.2 miles along the A25, before turning right into Common Road, signposted towards Ightham. Proceed for about 200 metres and the turn right into Copt Hall Road. Farley Cottage will be found after about 200 meters on the right-hand side.
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