Guide price £560,000
A 1,104sq ft two bedroom ground floor apartment in this impressive Grade II* listed building with high ceilings, period features and countryside views. Offered with a share of the freehold DESCRIPTION This beautiful apartment occupies half of the ground floor of this handsome Georgian Grade II* listed building, believed to date back to c.1820. Particular features of the property include high ceilings with coving and deep skirting, a feature fireplace and bay window in the principal bedroom, large sash windows to the front of the property with a delightful rural outlook over fields, a beautifully appointed kitchen/breakfast room and direct access onto the well maintained communal grounds. FEATURES - Intercom entry system by the communal front door, recessed in a porch with tiled floor. Double doors with fan light over open to the welcoming communal entrance hall, which also has a decorative tiled floor. - Door to private entrance hall with ample built-in storage., door to the kitchen and double doors through to the sitting/dining room. - Double aspect sitting/dining room with French doors to the side gardens and a large sash window with working shutters providing an outlook over fields to the front. - The bespoke fitted kitchen incorporates a central island with breakfast bar, larder cupboard, wood block worktops, ceramic sink and drainer and integrated appliances including a fan oven, microwave oven, electric 4 ring hob, tall fridge freezer and dishwasher. Large sash window with box seat and shutters and a view over the fields to the front. Double doors to sitting/dining room. - Engineered oak flooring to the kitchen and entrance hall. - Generous principal bedroom with large bay window to the rear having tall and sash windows to the rear courtyard. Built-in wardrobes. Feature fireplace. En suite WC. - Second double bedroom with sash window to the rear and fitted wardrobe. - Bathroom with shower over the P shaped bath, WC, washbasin and heated towel rail. Tiled floor and walls. - Allocated parking space to the front of the house and lots of additional visitor parking to the side. - Communal gardens including a lawned courtyard to the rear of the house, which the bedrooms look out over, and areas of lawn to the front and sides of the house. Flat 2 has direct access out onto the gardens from its sitting room, which is a lovely area for sitting out and enjoying in the summer months. SITUATION The property is located on the rural edge of Kemsing village, on the cusp of the small hamlet of Heaverham, in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, enjoying views out over fields to the front. There are some lovely countryside walks to be enjoyed in the immediate vicinity including along the North Downs Way, about half a mile north of the property. Kemsing (1 mile) offers a good range of local facilities, as do the neighbouring villages of Seal (2.5 miles), Otford (3 miles) and Borough Green (4.6 miles). Sevenoaks town centre (5 miles) offers a wider range of shopping and leisure facilities. Kemsing station is just 1 mile from the property with services to London Victoria in about 46 minutes and Blackfriars in around 51 minutes (change to London Bridge). More regular services run from Borough Green. Sevenoaks station is on the Charing Cross/Cannon Street line with services to London Bridge from about 25 minutes. There are a good number of well-regarded schools in the local area including Kemsing & Otford Primary Schools, Grammar Schools for both boys and girls in Tonbridge, nearby St Michaels and Russell House Preparatory Schools for boys and girls, and Sevenoaks and Tonbridge Public Schools. Leisure Facilities include Cricket, Tennis & Squash Clubs in Kemsing, golf at Woodlands, Shoreham, Eynsford, and Wildernesse and Knole in Sevenoaks. Leisure Centres in Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Electric ceramic core digitally controlled radiators. Mains water, electricity and drainage. High speed fibre broadband being installed April 2021. - Tenure: Leasehold with share of the freehold - Lease: 999 years from 1 September 2010 - Current service charge: £1,800 pa including building insurance - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band: F (£2,923.92 for 2021/22) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks head out eastbound on the A25. In Seal village turn left by the village sign into School Lane (signposted to Kemsing). At the end of the lane turn left to join Childsbridge Lane. After about 1 mile, turn right into West End and continue for about 1.5 miles through Kemsing and Crowdleham House will be found on the left-hand side just before the sign for Heaverham.
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