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High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

Guide price £595,000

Sold-STC

2 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: SVN200314

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • 1,194 sq ft first floor apartment
  • central Sevenoaks location
  • adjacent to The Vine gardens
  • Lift
  • Allocated gated parking
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

THE PROPERTY

Unique, spacious first floor apartment in a prime central Sevenoaks location, with direct access to the vine and a short walk to the shops and Knole park. Secure allocated parking. DESCRIPTION This first floor apartment is located in a handsome and superbly positioned building, built in 1889 as a Constitutional Club. Apparently, Sir Winston Churchill delivered an election speech to the constituents of Sevenoaks from this building. The apartment benefits from an allocated parking space within the ground floor undercover, gated car park and a private store room on the basement level. To the rear of the building is The Vine courtyard and pleasure garden, which is an ideal place to sit and enjoy in the summer months, not to mention the historic cricket ground and nearby Knole Park. The property boasts high ceilings and sash windows. FEATURES - Communal entrance. - Wide, easy rising turned staircase and communal lift to the first floor. - Electric gated undercover car park with in and out access from Dartford Road and Seal Hollow Road. - In the basement there is a private store room that comes with the property. - The apartment has two spacious reception rooms including a flexible use reception hall (ideal for a study area) and a generous, triple aspect, open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room. - Fully fitted kitchen in the end hexaganol bay of the property with windows looking up Sevenoaks High Street, incorporating an island with breakfast bar, matching dresser and integrated appliances. - Separate utility room with cloakroom and space/plumbing for laundry appliances. - The two double bedrooms both have modern en-suite bath/shower rooms and there is a separate WC located off the reception hall via the utility room. SITUATION The property is conveniently situated in the town centre, at the northern end of The Vine cricket ground, within minutes walk of the shops and Knole Park whilst being just half a mile from Sevenoaks station (services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street (London Bridge from 22 minutes). The town boasts many popular and highly regarded schools in the state and private sector, including the grammar annexes and Sevenoaks School. Sevenoaks has a library and leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, Waitrose and M&S supermarkets as well as many independent and high street shops, The Stag theatre/cinema and numerous cafes and restaurants. There are golf clubs at Knole Park and Wildernesse, plus Nizels Golf & Health club in nearby Hildenborough. Cricket is played on The Vine (one of the oldest grounds in England) and there are various other clubs and societies in the town and surrounding villages. The A21 at Chipstead gives access to the M25 (3 miles) and thereby the national motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports, the Channel Tunnel terminus and ferry ports. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Tenure: Leasehold with Share of Freehold - Lease: 999 years from 1 January 2003 - Ground rent: peppercorn - Service charge: TBC - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band: D (£2,240.55 for 2023/24) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS Viewings strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Heading north on the High Street, continue over the Pembroke Road cross-roads. The building is located straight ahead. It is suggested that for viewings people utilise on street parking in one of the nearby roads, for example The Drive (first road on the left).