Guide price £695,000
This picturesque, character cottage is set well back from the road with far-reaching views to the south, on the rural fringe of Dunton Green, within 3 miles of Sevenoaks town centre and just over a mile from Dunton Green station DESCRIPTION Believed to date back to the 1920s, this pretty attached thatched cottage offers flexible family accommodation with an abundance of character. Features include fireplaces, latched wooden doors, lead light double glazed windows, and wood, wood effect and tiled flooring throughout much of the property, giving the property a real country cottage feel. The house is well set in its plot and benefits from far reaching countryside views. FEATURES - Plentiful off-road parking to the front of the house in the form of a broad gravel driveway with access to an electric vehicle charging point. - Imposing brick fireplace in the sitting room, housing an electric cast-iron stove. - Farmhouse style, wood fronted kitchen with granite worktops, featuring an AGA and butler-style sink, with the additions of an induction hob, integrated microwave oven, dishwasher and space for concealing a fridge freezer. - The kitchen is open plan to a conservatory style dining area with door out to the rear garden. - Separate utility room with ground floor WC. - There is a second reception room on the ground floor with French doors to the rear garden. providing flexible use for work, play, relaxation or as guest accommodation. - A further reception area off the sitting room, provides additional space for family requirements. - Arranged on the first floor are three bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms, including the principal suite with elevated views to the front. - The loft, which has a fixed staircase from the first floor landing and window to the side, provides an additional useful space. - Fully fenced rear garden suitable for children and dogs comprising a broad paved terrace that wraps around the side of the cottage, ideal for summer entertaining, a level area of lawn, soft play area and summerhouse. SITUATION The cottage is located just North of Dunton Green on the rural outskirts of Sevenoaks, with far reaching countryside views to the South. There is a popular country pub within a quarter of a mile of the property and local amenities in Dunton Green, within three quarters of a mile, including two more pubs, a day nursery/forest school, a good primary school, convenience store, cafe and restaurants. A little further on, in Riverhead, is a Tesco superstore and further amenities, and Sevenoaks town centre is within 3 miles, offering more comprehensive shopping facilities. Dunton Green station is under a mile by foot, with direct services to Charing Cross (London Bridge from 42 minutes). Sevenoaks (2.3 miles) and Chelsfield (5.5 miles) offer alternate fast rail services to London. The M25 is accessible at junction 5 (3.2 miles) and junction 4 (4.3 miles). This is a great location for those who need to commute to London via car or train. The area is well served with schools. Sevenoaks offers a broad selection of highly regarded schools in the state, private and public sectors, as well as grammar annexes. There are also preparatory schools in nearby Otford and Sundridge. Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells have grammar schools and are easily accessible just down the A21. For sports/health enthusiasts, Sevenoaks and the surrounding area offers a wide range of sports clubs and facilities including a sports and leisure centre in Sevenoaks, sailing club at Chipstead and several nearby golf courses. The local countryside provides some lovely walking opportunities, including the North Downs Way and Knole Park deer park. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks, head North on London Road, passing the station. Continue over three roundabouts in Riverhead and through Dunton Green village. The property will be found on the right-hand side a few hundred yards past the Rose & Crown pub. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council - Council Tax band: E (£2,573.28 for 2022/23) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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