Guide price £995,000
A substantial Wealden Hall style family house of approximately 2893 sq ft set within landscaped gardens on the rural edge of Hadlow village DESCRIPTION A most attractive detached family house built by Millwood Homes in the 1993 to their Alexandra Manor design with a later attic conversion by the current owners. Based on a classic design inspired by the 14th and 15th century Yeoman Manor Houses found throughout the Wealden areas of Kent and East Sussex. Lake House occupies a picturesque position on this small development of just four houses centered around a lake enjoying an attractive outlook to the side over open farmland and countryside. The house is approached via electric gates onto a brick paved driveway leading to the detached double garage with electric up and over doors. The front garden slopes gently down to the delightful spring fed lake providing a most magnificent setting for the house, of which Lake House owns a quarter share. FEATURES - The house is of brick and timber framed construction with part tiled upper elevations under a tiled roof. - The accommodation is arranged over three floors and features include an elegant galleried staircase with double height window, Inglenook fireplace in the sitting room, ornate joinery and wonderful countryside views. - The spacious entrance hall has double doors leading to the triple aspect drawing room with Inglenook fireplace and gas fired wood burning style stove. - Double doors lead to the conservatory and dining room, both enjoying views over the rear garden and beyond. - The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has a comprehensive range of cupboards, including a peninsular unit with granite worktops. Integrated appliances include a Neff single oven, microwave and warming drawer, Miele dishwasher and a tall fridge/freezer. The adjacent utility room has ample storage, space for washing machine and tumble dryer. - On the first floor, the principal bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and dressing area with a range of fitted wardrobes. The guest bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and built in wardrobe. There are two further bedrooms, one with built-in wardrobe. - Family bathroom completes the first-floor accommodation - There are two further bedrooms on the second floor. - The south-westerly landscaped gardens are a delightful feature of the house with a large terraced area immediately to the rear of the house. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a range of mature trees, shrubs and raised beds. - There is a substantial shed/garden building, in need of some repair, which offers the potential for a gym/home office. SITUATION Situated about 3/4 of a mile to the north west of the popular village of Hadlow which has a good range of local facilities together with restaurants, pubs, primary school, cricket and bowls club and the renowned Hadlow College. The pretty market town of West Malling (6.6 miles) has a range of shops, restaurants and a David Lloyd sports and health club (5.4 miles). Tonbridge (4.3 miles) and Sevenoaks (9.3 miles) both provide a more comprehensive range of facilities including cafes, restaurants, pubs, leisure, sports and shopping. There are primary schools in Hadlow, Cage Green and Mereworth. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks provide an excellent range of both private and state schools including Tonbridge School for Boys, Sevenoaks School, a wide range of prep schools, grammar schools at both Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells and the grammar annexes in Sevenoaks. Tonbridge main line station (4.9 miles) serves London Charing Cross / Cannon Street in about 42 mins (London Bridge 32 mins). Hildenborough station (6.7miles) also serves London Charing Cross / Cannon Street (London Bridge 31 mins) The M20/M26 at Wrotham/Wrotham Heath as well as the A21 at Tonbridge both give access to the M25 and the motorway network, Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick Airports, Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. DIRECTIONS From Tonbridge, take the A26 Hadlow Road to Hadlow. In the centre of the village turn left into Carpenters Lane. Follow the road for approximately 3/4 of a mile, you will see the driveway to The Lake House on your right. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Gas fired central heating. Mains electrics, water and drainage. - Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, 01732 844522 - Council Tax band: H (£4311.44 for 2023/24) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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