Guide price £1,600,000
A charming and delightful detached country residence set in a quiet rural location with superb views over surrounding countryside DESCRIPTION Little Allens, believed to date from the 1750s, was originally constructed as two cottages and later converted to one dwelling with additional extensions. The property today is a delightful detached family home that enjoys fabulous views towards Plaxtol from the front situated within well-established gardens of approximately 1.2 acres. FEATURES - Spacious entrance hall located to the rear of the property from which all rooms can be accessed, turned wooden staircase to first floor and understairs storage cupboard. - Wooden flooring throughout the living areas. - The spacious open plan kitchen/dining room is triple aspect and filled with natural light. - The kitchen area is fitted with a comprehensive range of bespoke painted units with brass cup handles under limestone work surfaces, integrated appliances including electric Aga, microwave, Miele dishwasher and Miele fridge freezer. - Two reception rooms including the double aspect sitting room with attractive wood burner stove, dining/family room with a window to the front. The sitting room has a door to the front porch. - Cloakroom and utility room with storage units completes the ground floor accommodation. - The principal bedroom has built-in cupboards along one wall with fitted television and an ensuite bathroom with claw foot bath, separate shower cubicle with rain head shower and twin sinks. - The double aspect guest bedroom has a vaulted ceiling with ensuite bathroom. - The property is approached via a gated drive which provides ample parking. - The studio is an ideal workspace for working from home. It has a vaulted ceiling and full height glass windows, door into adjoining double garage with up and over manual door, power and light. The studio has fibre connection. - The rear garden has an expanse of level lawn and raised gravel flowerbeds filled with a variety of shrubs and flowers. - The heated swimming pool has been recently refurbished and is screened from the adjoining property with trellis fencing. A flagstone terrace surrounds the swimming pool and provides ample space for outside entertaining. - Summer house. - The gardens extend to about 1.2 acres in total. SITUATION Little Allens is situated on a quiet country lane on the rural fringe of Plaxtol, a popular village located between Tonbridge and Sevenoaks. The area is designated as one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the house overlooks its own gardens and neighbouring fields with some delightful walks to be enjoyed along the nearby River Bourne. The village has a general store/post office, public house and there is also a primary school. There are rail stations at Borough Green (3.3 miles) and Sevenoaks (7.6 miles). Borough Green serves London Victoria in about 50 minutes, whilst Sevenoaks mainline station serves Charring Cross, via London Bridge and Waterloo East, and Cannon Street with journey time of around 35 minutes. The M25 and M20 are easily accessible, providing access to London, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, Bluewater shopping centre near Dartford and the Channel Tunnel terminus. There are a good number of well-regarded schools in the local area including Grammar Schools for Girls and Boys in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, with Preparatory Schools and Public Schools in both Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. There are golf courses at Wildernesse and Knole in Sevenoaks, Nizels Fitness Centre in Hildenborough, and Sevenoaks Sports and Leisure Centre. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks High Street, head north and after a short distance turn right onto Holly Bush Lane/B2019. Continue for about 1.5 miles and at the T junction turn right onto Seal Road/A25. After about 2.5 miles turn right onto Coach Road, proceed into Ivy Hatch village and then follow the signs to Shipbourne. At the T-junction, turn right onto the A227 and continue down the hill, turning left towards Plaxtol. On reaching the village centre turn left onto The Street. Continue to the next junction and turn right onto Brook Lane. At the T-junction turn right onto Allens Lane. Little Allens will be found on the left. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: LPG gas. Mains water and electric. Private drainage. - Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, 01732 844522 - Council Tax band: G (2021/22) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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