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Tonbridge Road, Bough Beech, Edenbridge, TN8

Guide price £1,250,000

5 Beds 3 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: SVN190126


  • Grade II listed farmhouse
  • 2082 square feet
  • Gardens of approx 0.63 acres
  • Original features
  • Hildenborough station 3.7 miles


A characterful and charming Grade II listed beamed cottage set within delightful gardens of approx 0.63 acres, situated in a rural location DESCRIPTION This unique Grade II listed Kent farmhouse with brick elevations under traditional Kent peg tiles, has an abundance of charm and character and is set within delightful gardens of approximately 0.63 acres. Parts of Jessops date back to the 1400's with later additions creating a family home. The farmhouse has been in the same family for 40 years. There are many original features such as open fireplaces, exposed brickwork and internal beams. FEATURES - Approached through a wooden gate into the gravel driveway with a double garage and carport. - Entrance hall with cupboard and parquet flooring. - Bright dual-aspect drawing room featuring an open fireplace with a stone surround and delightful views over the garden. - Dual aspect spacious sitting/dining room featuring an attractive Inglenook fireplace with a copper flue and bressummer beam. This room enjoys views over the garden and pond. - The country-style kitchen, is filled with natural light from the triple aspect. There is a range of units, wooden worktops and an oil-fired 4 oven AGA. There are also modern appliances such as a Hotpoint integrated stainless steel fridge drawers and a 4-ring electric hob. - There is a ground floor bedroom/study and shower room leading from the entrance hall which provides flexible accommodation with its own entrance and could be utilised as a nanny annex. - Useful study/storage area at the base of the stairs with a door to the garden. - To the first floor there are three bedrooms, each offering built-in wardrobe space. A spacious principal triple-aspect bedroom, a single bedroom and a dual aspect double bedroom with an ensuite shower room. - Family bathroom boasting handmade oak panelling, a panelled bath with a hand-held shower, basin with vanity storage, bidet, WC, and an airing cupboard for added convenience. - To the second floor is a delightful double bedroom and an expansive storage room nestled within the eaves. - Picturesque wrap-around secluded garden with a south-facing terrace. Within the garden are matures trees and shrubs, a natural pond, a well, summerhouse, greenhouse, brick-built shed and dog kennel. SITUATION Jessops is located on the rural fringes of Chiddingstone Causeway, 6.6 miles west of Tonbridge and 7.2 miles to Sevenoaks. Chiddingstone Causeway provides a local public house, The Little Brown Jug, Post Office, Village Hall, Penshurst railway station and Church as well as local amenities. Edenbridge, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells all provide more comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities. Train services can be accessed from Hildenborough (3.7 miles), Sevenoaks and Tonbridge for services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street and Edenbridge station for services on the Victoria line. Penshurst station serves Tonbridge and Edenbridge for links to services to access Redhill in Surrey. There are a number of well-regarded schools in the local area including Chiddingstone, Four Elms and Leigh primary schools. Grammar schools for both boys and girls in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells as well as the grammar annexes in Sevenoaks. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools and a variety of Preparatory Schools in and around Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. The A21 gives access to the M25 and thereby the national motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports, the Channel Tunnel Terminus and coastal ports. Leisure facilities include golf courses at Hever and Nizels and sailing at Bough Beech Reservoir. There is also a private health/fitness centre at Nizels. There are many enjoyable walks in the area as well as historical properties such as Chiddingstone & Hever Castles, Chartwell and Knole House with its 1000-acre Deer Park. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating, Private Drainage. Mains electricity and water. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council - Council Tax band: G (£3,803.02 for 2023/24) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. AGENTS NOTE There is a footpath that runs adjacent to the south west boundary of the property. DIRECTIONS From the A21 junction at Sevenoaks, turn onto Morleys Road towards Sevenoaks Weald. Continue for about a mile and turn left into Scabharbour Road. After 1.7 miles bear sharp right onto Copping's Road and continue right on to Camp Hill. At the end of the road turn right onto B2027/ Chiddingstone Causeway. Jessops will be found after about 0.3 miles on the left.