Guide price £575,000
CHAIN FREE. A unique first floor apartment in this historic Victorian building, located in a prime central Sevenoaks location, with direct access to The Vine and minutes' walk from the shops and Knole Park, benefitting from off-road parking and spacious living accommodation 2 Reception Rooms, 2 Double Bedrooms, 2 Bath/Shower Rooms, Utility Room, WC, Allocated Parking Space in covered ground floor Car Park, Store Room DESCRIPTION This first floor apartment is located in a handsome and superbly positioned building, built in 1889 as a Constitutional Club. Apparently, Sir Winston Churchill delivered an election speech to the constituents of Sevenoaks from this building. The apartment benefits from an allocated parking space within the ground floor undercover, gated car park and a private store room on the basement level. To the rear of the building is The Vine courtyard and pleasure garden, which is an ideal place to sit out and enjoy in the summer months, not to mention the historic cricket ground and nearby Knole Park. The property boasts high ceilings and sash windows. FEATURES - Communal entrance. - Wide, easy rising turned staircase and communal lift to the first floor. - Electric gated undercover car park with in and out access from Dartford Road and Seal Hollow Road. - In the basement there is a private store room that comes with the property. - The apartment has two spacious reception rooms including a flexible use reception hall (ideal for a study area) and a generous, triple aspect, open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room. - Fully fitted kitchen in the end hexaganol bay of the property with windows looking up Sevenoaks High Street, incorporating an island with breakfast bar, matching dresser and integrated appliances. - Separate utility room with space/plumbing for laundry appliances. - The two double bedrooms both have modern en suite bath/shower rooms and there is a separate WC located off the reception hall via the utility room. SITUATION The property is conveniently situated in the town centre, at the northern end of The Vine cricket ground, within minutes walk of the shops, cafes, restaurants and facilities the town has to offer, within 5 minutes walk of Knole Park and just half a mile from the mainline station (services to London Charing Cross via London Bridge and Waterloo East (London Bridge from around 25 mins). The town boasts many popular and highly regarded schools, including Sevenoaks School, which is a co-ed independent rated "exceptional", Lady Boswell's primary and Walthamstow Hall (both only a short distance from the property) and St Thomas' pre-school in the town centre, Solefields, New Beacon and Granville Schools nearby, Sevenoaks preparatory in Godden Green and St Michaels and Russell House Preparatoy Schools in Otford. There are also grammar schools in nearby Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, with the Weald of Kent grammar annexe now open in Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks has a theatre/cinema, library and leisure centre. There are golf clubs at Knole and Wildernesse, plus Nizels in nearby Hildenborough. Cricket is played on The Vine (one of the oldest grounds in England) and there are various other clubs and societies in the town and surrounding villages. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Tenure: Leasehold with Share of the Freehold. - Lease: 999 years from 1 January 2003 - Ground rent: peppercorn - Current service charge: £4,573 per annum - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band: D (£1,979.07 for 2020/21) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS Heading north on the High Street, continue over the Pembroke Road cross-roads. The building is located straight ahead. It is suggested that for viewings people utilise on street parking in one of the nearby roads, for example The Drive (first road on the left).
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