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Terrys Lodge Road, Wrotham, Sevenoaks, TN15

Guide price £875,000

7 Beds 1 Bath 3 Receptions

REF: SVN110090


  • Handsome detached listed building
  • Ripe for refurbishment
  • About 1.2 acres
  • Rural yet convenient position


A handsome Grade II listed 2,887 sq ft 18th Century house offering superb scope to restore/refurbish, with over an acre of garden on the North Downs DESCRIPTION This imposing Grade II listed former farmhouse offers generous living accommodation arranged over three floors (plus a cellar), comprising: - 2 Reception Rooms - Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Study - Ground floor WC - Laundry Room - 6 Double Bedrooms - 1 Single Bedroom - Family Bathroom - 2 WCs - large 3 chamber cellar Attractive features of the property include high ceilings, sash windows and multiple fireplaces including a large inglenook fireplace in the sitting room. The property does present as a restoration and refurbishment project with potential to bring up to modern day living standards. The house has a private gated driveway with a turning circle around a central willow tree to the front. There is planning permission [21/02525/HOUSE] to erect a detached double bay garage/car port just off the driveway. The house sits on a plot of about 1.2 acres, primarily lying to the south side of the house, including a walled garden and screened by mature trees around the borders. Former farm buildings have recently been tastefully developed to provide a number of houses to the rear of the farmhouse. SITUATION The property is located on the rural outskirts (about 2.4 miles North-West) of Wrotham, between Heaverham and Stansted, only about 30 miles south-east of central London, convenient for access to the motorway networks (M20/M26 within 2.5-3.5 miles respectively, M25 jct 3 about 6.7 miles) and Ebbsfleet International station (11.3 miles). There are shops in the nearby villages of West Kingsdown (2 miles), New Ash Green, Kemsing and Borough Green (all between 3 and 4 miles). More comprehensive shopping facilities are available at Sevenoaks (6.8 miles), Longfield (including Waitrose, 6 miles) and Bluewater Shopping Centre (10.8 miles). Longfield rail station (6 miles) serves London Victoria from 31 minutes. Sevenoaks station (7.2 miles) serves Charing Cross and Cannon Street (London Bridge from around 25 minutes). Sidcup (13 miles) serves London Bridge and Ebbsfleet International station (HS1) serves London St Pancras with high speed trains in about 18 minutes/Paris in about 2 hours (all mileages and times are approximate). Several of the nearby villages have primary schools. Wrotham, Meopham, Dartford and Sevenoaks all have state schools. Otford, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge have well regarded Preparatory Schools and the latter two have public schools including the well regarded Walthamstow Hall. There are boys and girls grammar schools at Tonbridge and Dartford. The surrounding unspoilt countryside provides an idyllic setting with footpaths and some wonderful panoramic views. The area is also well supplied with golf courses including London Golf Club, which is within 2.5 miles of the property. DIRECTIONS Heading East on the M20, exit at juntion 2 (A20). Take the first exit off the roundabout towards West Kingsdown. After about 0.8 of a mile, turn left into Terrys Lodge Road. After about half a mile, the property will be found on the right-hand side. Heading East on the M26, exit at juntion 2a (A20). Take the first exit off the roundabout towards West Kingsdown. At the next roundabout take the third exit to stay on the A20. At the next roundabout continue on the A20. After about 0.8 of a mile, turn left into Terrys Lodge Road. After about half a mile, the property will be found on the right-hand side. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating. Solid fuel burners. Mains water and electricity. Private Drainage. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band: G (£3,413.37 for 2022/23) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.