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Woodside Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

Guide price £1,000,000

Under offer

2 Beds 1 Bath 1 Reception

REF: SVN200260


  • Fantastic development opportunity (stp)
  • About two thirds of an acre
  • Situated on a private road


Residential site of about 0.3 of an acre, considered to offer development potential, subject to the necessary consents, on a private road within half a mile of Sevenoaks station 5 Woodside Road comprises a plot of about 0.3 of an acre with a single detached dwelling in poor condition. The property is considered to offer superb scope for replacement/ development, subject to the necessary consents. The current house is a single storey property with attached garage, amounting to about 1137 sq ft including the garage/store. We do not believe the property has been extended in the last 40 years. It is set back from the road with parking to the front. The garden lies primarily to the south side of the house and is currently overgrown with mostly rhododendron bushes. There are three Beech trees on the road side boundary that have preservation orders on them. The property is not in a conservation area. There is a historic covenant from 1871 limiting the number of dwelling houses that can be built on each plot and interested parties may want to investigate the validity/implications of this. SITUATION Woodside Road is a private, access and speed restricted road located between Mount Harry Road and Bradbourne Park Road in Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks rail station is half a mile away with fast and frequent services to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street (London Bridge from around 24 minutes). Sevenoaks town is about 0.8 of a mile away, offering a wide selection of shops, supermarkets (including Waitrose and M&S), restaurants, cafes and pubs. There is also a parade of shops at the top of St Johns Hill, about a third of a mile away. There is an excellent selection of schools in the town, both in the private and state sectors, including The Granville School, Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks Primary, St John's Primary, Lady Boswell's, Knole Academy, Trinity School and the Weald of Kent Grammar annexe, and the renowned Sevenoaks School. There are grammar schools for both boys and girls in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. Local leisure facilities include Knole Park deer park for walking, Sevenoaks Leisure Centre and swimming pool, cricket, rugby and football clubs in The Vine area, tennis at Hollybush recreation ground, and golf at Wildernesse and Knole. There is also the Stag Theatre and cinema in the town centre. Junction 5 of the M25 is 2.9 miles away providing links to the national motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports, the Channel Tunnel and Bluewater Shopping Centre. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - We believe the property is required to contribute a proportionate amount towards the upkeep of the private road. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band: F (£2,858 for 2020/21) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks station, turn into Hitchen Hatch Lane opposite the station and continue on to Mount Harry Road. Proceed over the brow of the hill and Woodside Road will be found toward the bottom of the next dip. Turn left into the private section of Woodside Road and No. 5 will be found on the left-hand side.