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Quaker Close, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

Guide price £1,395,000

Under offer

4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: SVN210118


  • Detached Grade II listed character house
  • Designed by Baillie Scott
  • Popular Holly Bush area of Sevenoaks
  • Double garage and off road parking


A notable Baillie Scott designed detached Grade II listed property located on a no-through road in the desirable Holly Bush area of Sevenoaks DESCRIPTION Seal Hollow House is a Grade II listed detached dwelling dating back to the Edwardian era. The property is of architectural significance having been designed by the renowned British architect, Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott, and exhibits many of his signature design features, for which it was featured in the 1924 edition of Ideal Home. The garden primarily lies to the west of the house, with a further area of garden to the south-facing rear of the property. FEATURES - Of particular note is the great hall with its double height vaulted beamed ceiling, exposed crown post, grand inglenook fireplace, wood panelled walls, wooden floorboards and canted bay mullion window with southerly aspect, filling the room with natural light. - Separate adjoining sitting room with sliding doors leading from the great hall, panelling to the walls, decorative tiled surround fireplace with gas effect stove and stone hearth, storage box window seat with a southerly aspect over the garden, flanked by built-in glazed units. - Generous double aspect kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a range of wooden base and wall units, stainless steel double sink, tiled flooring, range cooker, dishwasher and door for access to the rear paved terrace. - Utility room fitted with storage units, butler's sink, quarry tile flooring and door to the front of the house. - Study with decorative fireplace. - Ground floor cloakroom. - Oak staircase with carpeted tread rising to first floor and decorative newel posts. - Master bedroom suite with double aspect views, built-in wardrobes and en suite with bath and separate shower. - Second first floor double bedroom with built-in wardrobes. - Family bathroom with claw foot bath and pedestal basin. - Separate WC. - Useful storage cupboard to first floor landing. - Two further bedrooms arranged on the second floor, one with built-in wardrobes. - Off road parking and detached double garage. - South facing garden area to the rear of the house with paved terrace, the house is adorned with a mature wisteria. - To the west side of the house is a larger garden mainly laid to lawn and bordered by mature trees and hedging. SITUATION Quaker Close is a quiet residential street in the desirable Holly Bush area of Sevenoaks. Holly Bush recreation ground is nearby with public tennis courts, a children's playground and cafe. Knole Park and several schools are also close by including Walthamstow Hall for girls, St John's and Lady Boswell's Primary Schools. Trinity School with the new grammar annexe is also nearby. Sevenoaks Preparatory and Sevenoaks School are not much further away, and there are other schools in and around the town, providing excellent choices. Sevenoaks High Street is about a mile away and Sevenoaks mainline station is only about 1.2 miles from the property with services to Charing Cross (London Bridge from about 25 mins). There are several sports clubs in Sevenoaks including tennis, rugby, football and cricket, plus a sports centre with swimming pool and gym. DIRECTIONS Heading north from Sevenoaks High Street, proceed straight over the Pembroke Road crossroads and then fork right into Seal Hollow Road. After about 3/4 of a mile turn left into Bayham Road and then take the first left into Quaker Close. Seal Hollow House will be found on the right towards the top of the close. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Gas fired central heating. Mains electric, gas, water and drainage. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council - 01732 227000 - Council Tax band: G (£3,451.90 for 2021/22) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.