Offers in the Region of £650,000
A lovely family home in the sort after village of Ide Hill with stunning garden and views
- Semi Detached
- Private Parking
- Off Road Parking
- View EPC Rating
This pretty semi-detached property is well presented throughout and boasts beautiful views, a large garden and off road parking. Set over three floors with further potential for extension (subject to survey and necessary planning consents) this versatile home provides four bedrooms, four reception rooms with further study area and garden workshop.
Through the front door you enter into an entrance hall which provides access to two of the reception rooms and the stairs to the 1st floor. To the left you enter a spacious lounge with a feature open fire at its heart and to the right, another reception room currently used a second lounge which also features another attractive fireplace boasting another lovely open fire. Through the back of this room you enter what used to be the kitchen which now provides a perfect crafts or office space with the added benefit of being still home to the original pantry. A door here leads you through to a rear hallway with utility room featuring space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer plus a W.C. The boot room is open to the corridor and is home to the boiler as well as a rear door leading out onto the side of the garden providing the perfect space to come into after taking one of the many countryside walks in the area. The 3rd reception room currently used as a study is also accessed from this hallway and boasts a lovely outlook over the garden. Back in the main lounge you will find double doors leading in to the heart of the home, the spacious kitchen dining room. Here this glassed room is filled with light and with its special sun reflecting roof is a room that stays warm in winter and cool in summer. The kitchen itself was handmade from solid wood and features a fabulous electric range cooker as well as an island unit and Belfast sink. This beautiful room has ample space for dining with the current owners having a table that would seat 10, double doors leading out onto the garden provide access to the first of two outdoor dining areas. Heading upstairs, the first floor is home to the second and third bedrooms as well as the master bedroom which features a pretty fireplace. The Family bathroom has been fitted with a modern suite and completes the accommodation on this floor, this room has potential (subject to survey and relevant consent) to be further extended with the use of a dormer window. A paddle staircase off the landing provides access to the loft room which is currently used as a bedroom, this also has further potential to be enlarged as with the bathroom and boasts stunning views over the garden and fields beyond.
The front door is approached via the propertys driveway, which has ample space for 2 cars, along to the front door with a path to the right leading around to the back door and rear garden. The rear garden itself is simply stunning with a number of flower beds brimming with mature shrubs and flowers and fruit tree area as well as a patioed seating area adjacent to the kitchen, perfect for alfresco dining, and a further seating area with wooden cabin backing on to the fields behind. This area features a built in firepit and the cabin provides shelter from those classic British showers! A fully functioning workshop can also be found tucked away in the garden through an arch behind a row of mature shrubs, with power already installed it has potential to be used again as a workshop or even as a home office or crafts room with small secluded seating area behind.
The property is situated on a corner plot at the end of the cul de sac that is Camberwell lane within the village of Ide Hill just a stones throw away from a fantastic Pub, post office, shop and school. Being in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty means there are stunning walks right from your doorstep, with nature reserves such as Bewl Water and Bedgebury Pinetum all within easy reach by car, yet the Market town of Sevenoaks is only 4.4 miles away with its fast train into London and an excellent range of shops, pubs and restaurants as well as a cinema and theatre. Transport links in the area are fantastic with Sevenoaks mainline station boasting fast rail services to London Bridge, Charing Cross & Cannon Street in approx. 24 minutes as well as a regular local bus service and also a commuter coach service available to take you into the City of London. The road network is also fantastic here with access to the M25 (junction 5) just 3.1 miles away at the Chevening interchange, which leads to the major motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted International Airports, as well as the Channel Tunnel. Schooling is excellent in the area with Ide Hill primary school within easy walking distance of the property and The Trinity School and the grammar annexe just a short drive away. There are also grammar schools for both boys and girls in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge Public Schools, The New Beacon and Walthamstow hall, all of which have regular bus services from the area.
SERVICES - Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired Central heating.
COUNCIL TAX - Sevenoaks borough council band E
EPC - Energy Performace Rating E