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Morleys Road, Weald, Sevenoaks, TN14

Guide price £1,350,000

Sold-STC

5 Beds 3 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: SVN220168

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Kentish twin roundel oast and barn
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms
  • Semi-rural location, overlooking fields
  • Gated development
  • No onward chain

THE PROPERTY

** NO ONWARD CHAIN ** A handsome character property offering over 3000 sq ft of beautifully presented accommodation in an exclusive gated estate surrounded by fields, in a convenient location just south of Sevenoaks DESCRIPTION This attached charming property forms part of a unique gated development comprising just seven distinctive properties, converted in 2002 from a Georgian/Victorian farm estate. The Oast House is a fine example of a beautifully restored traditional Kentish twin roundel oast and barn with elegant Flemish-bond brick elevations, multi-pane windows/doors and intact cowls on the roundels. Internally the property provides versatile, spacious accommodation displaying some lovely exposed oak beams. The Oast House, together with the attached threshing barn and other converted farm buildings at Elses Farm, are collectively Grade II listed by English Heritage. The property's main approach is via the Eastern gates to the estate, with a separate fork of driveway leading to The Oast House's private parking area and large detached brick built double garage. The Oast House also has a right of way via the Western gates of the estate to access a further single parking space to the rear of the house. The property has a private enclosed garden to the East and a further garden area to the West. The estate is surrounded by paddocks, usually frequented by sheep, which The Oast House enjoys an outlook over. FEATURES - Video entry system to the estate gates. - Feature engineered Oak flooring to some of the ground floor rooms, including attractive parquet style flooring in the kitchen. - Oak internal doors with wrought iron furniture. - Glazed atrium over the stairwell providing plenty of natural light. - Generous roundel rooms provide unique living and entertaining spaces. - All three reception rooms and kitchen have doors leading out to the gardens. - Faux feature fireplace in the family room housing a stove-style electric fire. - Attractive shutters to the family room windows. - Bespoke kitchen/breakfast room offering an extensive range of maple fronted units with granite worktops, including an island, dresser unit, large walk-in larder and utility area. Electric AGA, integrated dishwasher, twin undermount sinks with spray-hose tap. Space for an American-Style fridge/freezer and laundry appliances. - Principal bedroom, overlooking the fields, fitted with bespoke wardrobes and dressing table, ensuite shower room with underfloor heating. - Four further bedrooms and a family bathroom complete the first floor. Two of the bedrooms are within the roundels and two have fitted wardrobes. - On the second floor, spread across both roundels and connected by an attractive glass walkway, is a further bedroom/recreation room, shower room and dressing area. - Large detached brick built double garage with electric doors, power and light connected. - The main garden lies to the East of the house with a paved pathway leading from the parking area to the front door. Mainly laid to lawn with a paved terrace along the front of the house, well screened with fencing, hedging and trees. - The rear, west-facing garden overlooks the fields and comprises a raised brick edged lawn with vegetable/flower beds and planted borders. There is a brick paved patio area that can be used for an additional parking space. There is a communal visitors parking area on the estate. SITUATION The property is located in a convenient position on the fringe of Sevenoaks Weald village, about 3 miles south of Sevenoaks. Junction 5 of the M25 is only about 5.5 miles up the A21 and Sevenoaks (3 miles), Tonbridge (6.5 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (10 miles), each with their excellent shopping facilities and range of schools are easily accessible. Weald village has a community shop, primary school, local public house, Church and village hall hosting weekly activities. There is a football and cricket club based in the recreation ground close-by to this property and an excellent Italian restaurant. Local shopping can be found in nearby Hildenborough (2.7 miles) and Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells are renowned for their excellent range of schools including Boys & Girls Grammar schools, Independent Secondary and Preparatory schools such as The New Beacon, Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. Within the area there is a range of sporting facilities including Golf at Wildernesse and Knole as well as Nizels Golf Club in Hildenborough which also has a health/fitness centre. There is Sevenoaks Leisure Centre and cricket, rugby and football in the Vine area of Sevenoaks and sailing at Chipstead. Sevenoaks station (3.7 miles) has services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street (London Bridge in about 23 minutes). Hildenborough rail station (under 3 miles) also has services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street (London Bridge in about 35 minutes) PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating (metered communal tank). Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Communal service charge of approx. £600 per annum. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council - Council Tax band: G (£3458.83 for 2022/23) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. - Agent's note: The neighbouring property has a flying freehold over part of the entrance hall. DIRECTIONS From Junction 5 of the M25, head south on the A21 for about 3.8 miles before taking the exit to Sevenoaks/ Weald/ Hildenborough. At the roundabout, take the third exit towards Weald Village (Morleys Road). After about three quarters of a mile, the entrance gates to Elses Farm will be found on the left-hand side.