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Hildenbrook Farm, Riding Lane, Hildenborough, TN11

Guide price £750,000

Sold

4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: SVN160269

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Freehold house in a rural development
  • Private garden and allocated parking
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Communal grounds
  • Between Hildenborough and Shipbourne

THE PROPERTY

Located in a rural development between Hildenborough and Shipbourne, with access to 7 acres of communal grounds and surrounding countryside, this 4 bedroom, 1970 sq ft freehold house with private garden and allocated parking for 3 cars offers a unique purchasing opportunity DESCRIPTION Hildenbrook Farm was built by Berkeley Homes in 1999 and comprises a selection of Kentish Farm themed homes and apartments. The community has around 7 acres of grounds including gardens, ornamental ponds and a meadow. No.31 is a 1,970 sq ft, 4 bedroom house with allocated parking for 3 cars in addition to the integral garage to the side. It has a delightful, private, west-facing garden to the rear with doors leading out from the kitchen and drawing room. The house is now showing signs of wear and tear and is considered to require some cosmetic refreshment and some of the wood framed windows need attention. FEATURES - Spacious and light entrance hall with part-glazed front door and windows to the garden. - Generous sitting room with two sets of French doors leading out to the rear garden and a feature fireplace with open fire and stone surround. - Open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors to the garden. The kitchen is fitted with cream wall and base units incorporating a butler style sink, integrated fridge freezer, oven, grill, 4 ring gas hob with extractor over and space/plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. There are cupboards with space for a tumble dryer. - Second flexible use reception room, ideal as a snug/TV room/playroom or home office. - Ground floor cloakroom. - Large first floor double bedroom over the sitting room with walk-in wardrobe (accessed via a separate staircase to the other first floor accommodation). - Principal bedroom with built-in wardrobes, tall windows looking out over the rear garden and part-glazed door leading out to a decked balcony. En suite shower room. - Two further bedrooms with fitted/built-in wardrobes. - Family bathroom with shower over panelled bath. - Integral garage. - Allocated parking for 3 cars to the front of the house. - Private, west facing rear garden with paved terrace, lawn, circular gravel seating area, raised beds with box hedging, shrub borders and pedestrian gate to Riding Lane. SITUATION Hildenbrook Farm occupies a lovely rural position on the outskirts of Hildenborough village. Hildenborough (1.3 miles) has a convenience store, pharmacy, library, two hairdressers and a village hall that hosts a number of social activities/classes. There are also two pubs in the village, plus The Chaser Inn in Shipbourne is just over 2 miles away. Shipbourne also has an award winning weekly farmers market. Hildenborough Station is under 2 miles away with services to Charing Cross and Cannon Street (London Bridge from about 34 minutes). Nizels Golf & Country Club is under 2.5 miles away offering an 18-hole championship golf course, swimming pool, gym and various fitness classes. There are some lovely walks to be enjoyed in the surrounding countryside, as well as within the communal grounds at Hildenbrook Farm. Tonbridge (3.5 miles), Sevenoaks (5 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (8.5 miles) town centres all offer a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities and mainline rail stations. The A21 at Morleys roundabout provides access to the M25 (7.5 miles) and thereby the national motorway network, Airports and Bluewater shopping centre. There are a good number of well regarded schools of all grades in the area including two primary schools and two independent schools (Sackville and Fosse Bank) in Hildenborough. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks both have public and preparatory schools and there are grammar schools for boys and girls in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells as well as the Weald of Kent girls grammar annexe in Sevenoaks. DIRECTIONS From the A21, exit at the Sevenoaks (A225/Hildenborough (B245) turn off (about 4.5 miles south of the M25) and take the B245 exit towards Hildenbroough. Follow this road for about 2 miles into Hildenborough. Having passed St John's Church, turn left immediately after the zebra crossing into Riding Lane. Continue for just over a mile and Hildenbrook Farm will be found on the right hand side just after a sharp left-hand bend. Turn right after the railway sleepers, under the archway. No.31 is the first house on the right-hand side with parking in front. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Annual service charge: £3,500 per annum - Agent's note: The garage is leased on a 999 yr lease from 1998. - 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.