A charming period cottage enjoying lovely views and a large garden. Presented in good order with character features and located in the heart of Riverhead within 0.9 of a mile from Sevenoaks Station
- End of Terrace
- On Road Parking
- View EPC Rating
Located in the heart of Riverhead, this attractive character house with elevations of red and yellow brick was built in 1863 and is tastefully presented by the current owners. The entrance door opens into the kitchen with stairs to the first floor to the right hand side. To the left is the extremely spacious sitting room which is dual aspect with carpeted flooring and boasting a log burning stove providing a stylish focal point to the room.
The kitchen-diner has been extended to create a spacious room ideal for entertaining and modern family living. Patio doors lead directly into the garden and sky light windows bring in additional light making this a bright and airy space. The kitchen itself has been fitted with stylish wall and base units with solid timber worktops and inset ceramic sink. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, fridge-freezer, extractor hood, double electric oven and 5 burner gas hob ideal for those with a flair for cooking.
Upstairs the first floor landing leads to the family bathroom and two bedrooms which benefit from high ceilings and some beautiful feature fireplaces. The family bathroom has been nicely finished with grey tiled flooring and tiled walls incorporating mosaic detailing. There is a modern white suite including a bath with shower over and curved glass screen, low level W.C. and basin with integrated vanity storage. The master bedroom located at the back of the property overlooks the garden and boasts far reaching views out to the Sevenoaks Downs.
The property benefits from double glazed windows and mains gas central heating. There is plenty of extension potential for those that want to add space and value to this wonderful home, with a large loft and plenty of space to the side being an end of terrace (subject to survey and obtaining the necessary planning consent).
Steps from the street lead to this row of attractive terraced cottages which are set in an elevated position behind a row of trees providing privacy and screening. The property can be found on the far right hand side of the row of cottages with the entrance door located on the side of the house accessed through a timber gate. There is a large patio area laid with stone paving which wraps down the side of the property and across the back offering plenty of space for al fresco entertaining. There is a large area of lawn which provides plenty of space for children to play and a variety of shrubs and plants and thick hedging providing privacy. To the immediate rear of the house is a brick built store and in the far corner of the garden is a timber shed providing plenty of useful outside storage space.
Parking for the property is on street only with several options available including on Church Field where there is a handy pedestrian cut through and on Betenson Avenue.
The property is conveniently located in the centre of Riverhead Village, less than 1 mile from Sevenoaks mainline station (fast rail services to London Bridge, Waterloo East, Charing Cross & Cannon Street in as little as 23 minutes). There are numerous shops and amenities on the doorstep including a dentist, chemist, optician, barbers, butchers, a Tesco superstore and numerous other restaurants and food outlets in Riverhead itself.
Sevenoaks High Street is approximately 1.4 miles away, where one can find a further range of shops and restaurants and recreational facilities including the leisure centre, Vine Cricket Ground and Knole Park.
Access to the M25 (junction 5) and A21 can be found at the Chevening interchange approximately 1 mile away which leads to the major motorway network providing easy access to Gatwick Airport, Channel Tunnel Terminus and the South Coast.
Schooling is excellent in the area with Riverhead Infants, Amherst Junior, Chevening and Sevenoaks Primary schools all within walking distance together with Knole Academy. Trinity School and the Weald of Kent Grammar Annexe are a a short drive away and there are several top class private schools close by including the internationally renowned Sevenoaks School as well as further grammar schools for both boys and girls in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. For younger families, the property is a short walk to Squiggles Day Nursery and Bright Horizons Nursery both in Riverhead.
All main services are connected.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
Energy Rating D.
Sevenoaks District Council. Council Tax Band C.