Guide price £1,950,000
A spacious 3,358 sq ft detached house tucked away down a private driveway in a plot of over half an acre, convenient for the Riverhead schools and access to road/rails links DESCRIPTION The property is set back circa 50 yards from the road, approached via a private driveway, with a large parking area to the front and a triple garage. The plot extends to about 0.55 of an acre, with the rear gardens lying to the South-West of the house. Planning permission has previously been granted (now lapsed) to replace the current garage with a connected annexe and double garage and to extend the house so it is considered there is potential to reinstate or obtain something similar again. Interested parties should make their own enquiries with the council on this point. FEATURES - Solid oak parquet flooring throughout the ground floor living areas. - Spacious entrance hall with solid oak stairs rising to the first and second floor. - Ground floor cloakroom. - Open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of light oak wood units with granite worksurfaces, space for range cooker, dishwasher and American style Fridge-freezer. Natural Slate flooring. French doors leading out to the rear patio. - Separate utility room fitted with storage units and plumbing for a washing machine. - The property has a natural flow throughout the main reception rooms on the ground floor. - Drawing room with solid fuel Sandstone open fireplace with double doors leading into the dining room and sitting room, both with views to the garden. The sitting room has the added benefit of doors to the rear garden. - Spacious home office fitted with custom built in full height with views to front. - The study is fitted with custom built office furniture. - Principle bedroom with Hulsta wardrobes (available by separate negotiation), ensuite bathroom with large walk-in shower, marble flooring and tiling. - Three further double bedrooms to the first floor. - First floor family bathroom with spa whirlpool bath, separate walk-in shower, marble flooring and full height marble tiled walls. - Two double bedrooms and one single bedroom on the second floor with bespoke built-in wardrobes, all with access to eaves storage. - Family bathroom to second floor with a three-quarter size bath and separate shower cubicle. - South west facing gardens mainly laid to lawn bordered by mature trees and hedging, ornamental and fruit trees, interspersed with pocket planting. - Timber framed summer house. - Small brick built potting shed in a tucked away position in the garden. - Triple Garage, double sliding doors and singular hinged door, separate storage area accessible from the garden, all with power and lighting. SITUATION Bessels Green is a village, largely considered to form part of the larger town of Sevenoaks. It has a village green, a popular public house, and two churches. It is closely linked with Riverhead, which has two popular schools in Riverhead Primary and Amherst (Junior) School (within half a mile of the property), as well as a range of shops/facilities (within 1 mile of the property). Sevenoaks town centre (2 miles) offers a wide range of facilities including shops, restaurants, a cinema/theatre, gym, library and several well-regarded schools, both in the public and private sectors. There are grammar schools in the nearby towns of Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, which are easily accessible via the A21. Sevenoaks now also has a grammar annexe to the Weald of Kent. The A21 at Chipstead (half a mile) gives access to the M25 and thereby Gatwick and Heathrow airports, the A2 for Ebbsfleet International and the M20 for the Channel Tunnel terminus. Sevenoaks rail station (1.3 miles on foot/bicycle) provides fast and frequent services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street (London Bridge from around 24 minutes). Leisure facilities include golf courses at Wildernesse and Knole in Sevenoaks, and Nizels at Hildenborough, which has a Private Health and Fitness Centre. Sevenoaks Leisure Centre and sailing at Chipstead Lakes. Knole Park provides some lovely walking opportunities and the property is within a short walk of footpaths through open countryside. DIRECTIONS From the M25, exit at junction 5 onto the A21. Take the first exit onto the A25 towards Sevenoaks (filter to the middle lane). After a short distance, by the green and The Kings Head pub, turn right into Bessels Green Road. The driveway to the property will be found on the right-hand side immediately after the Baptist Church. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. - Broadband speed 42.81mps (higher speeds available) - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band: G (£3,312.66 for 2021/22) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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