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Phillippines Shaw, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, TN14

Guide price £645,000

Sold-STC

3 Beds 2 Baths 1 Reception

REF: SVN230190

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Elegant split level apartment
  • Private gated estate
  • Grade II listed
  • Spacious double height reception room
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Private terrace and garden
  • Garage and parking
  • Telephone gate entry system and intercom

THE PROPERTY

This elegant and spacious split level apartment with private terrace and garden, is part of a substantial country house situated in an exclusive private gated estate, adjoining National Trust DESCRIPTION The Georgian is a split-level apartment incorporating the former Orangery of Ide Hill Hall with its own private terrace and garden. The accommodation is spacious, flexible and benefits from ethernet cabling to all rooms. The Grade II listed building was beautifully restored and developed into seven luxury apartments in 2007/8 by heritage specialists, P.J.Livesey. Ide Hill Hall is situated within Philippines Shaw, an exclusive, private estate set behind wrought-iron gates. The estate is well screened with many mature trees and banks of rhododendrons. Beyond the gates a long tarmac driveway meanders through woodland to a clearing with a large turning circle in front of the impressive Ide Hill Hall, originally built in 1834 as a summer retreat for Joshua Wilson-Faulkner, a famous artist and ancestor of the Duchess of Cornwall. The old stables were converted into mews houses and a few private mansion houses were built within the estate. Many of the residents have their own gardens and the remainder of the grounds are communal and maintained by the management company. FEATURES - Magnificent, bright and spacious open plan kitchen/reception room with double height ceilings and large picture windows in what was the former orangery of Ide Hill Hall. A wonderful entertaining room with ample space for a dining table and sitting area. French doors lead to the private terrace. - The well-appointed kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of units incorporating granite work surfaces and breakfast bar. Integrated Miele appliances include a 5-ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor fan, twin ovens, a combination microwave/oven, wine fridge and dishwasher. There is also a freestanding Neff American style fridge freezer. - Principal bedroom with fitted wardrobes and bedside tables, ensuite shower room with spacious shower and underfloor heating. - The lower ground floor has two further double bedrooms, one of which has its own external door to the front. - Family bathroom with panelled bath and shower over, separate shower cubicle and underfloor heating. - Utility cupboard with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Additional large storage cupboard. - There is a private terrace adjacent to the house. - The private garden which is mainly laid to lawn and screened by laurel hedging is situated within a short stroll. - Garage en bloc with electric up/over door. Loft with ladder offering plenty of additional storage. Additional visitor parking available. - Telephone gate entry system that can be directed to your mobile. Intercom system. SITUATION Philippines Shaw is located within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of some 200 acres of National Trust woodland, offering wonderful walking opportunities on your doorstep. Ide Hill Community shop with its cafe and post office is 1.8 miles distant. The nearby historic village of Brasted (about 2.5 miles) offers good day to day facilities together with Westerham (about 4 miles). Sevenoaks Town Centre (about 5.2 miles) offers a wider range of shopping, recreational and leisure facilities. There are a good number of well-regarded schools in the local area including Ide Hill, Brasted and Sundridge Primary Schools and Radnor House preparatory school in Sundridge. Grammar Schools for girls and boys are in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells as well as the Weald of Kent girls grammar and Tunbridge Wells boys grammar annexes in Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks Mainline Station (about 5.2 miles) serves London Bridge/Cannon Street and Charing Cross. Oxted main line station (about 8.5 miles) has services to London Victoria. The A21 at Chipstead (3.3 miles) provides access to the M25 and thence motorway network, Ebbsfleet International Terminal, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports, Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports and Bluewater. Ide Hill has its own football and cricket clubs. There are golf courses at Westerham and Limpsfield Chart as well as Knole and Wildernesse in Sevenoaks and Nizels Golf and Health Club in Hildenborough. There is a Leisure Centre and swimming pool complex in Sevenoaks. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Shared LPG Gas central heating. Mains Water and electricity. Shared private drainage. - Tenure: Leasehold with share of the Freehold - Lease: 999 years from 1 January 2007 - Service Charge: Currently £6,858 pa - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council - Council Tax band: G (£3,748.77 for 2024/25) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks follow the A25 west towards Sundridge. At the crossroads by Jayne Reece interiors & light shop turn left into Church Road. Continue on this road for about 1.2 miles, and then bear left onto Sundridge road. After a short distance turn right onto Emmetts Lane (signposted towards Ide Hill). The entrance to Philippines Shaw is on the right-hand side after about 0.8 miles.