SITUATION The house is accessed via a private gated driveway accessed from Hale Oak Road. The remotely operated gates lead to a sweeping gravel driveway giving access to the detached outbuilding and the main house. The locality is an AONB (An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and the plot is surrounded by fields on all sides providing a wonderful uninterrupted view of the neighbouring countryside. Chiddingstone Causeway is a short drive away and provides a small village shop, a popular country pub and also Penshurst Railway station. The larger towns of Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Edenbridge are a short drive from the property, each providing a larger range of amenities. The popular commuter railway station at Hildenborough is only 2.6 miles distant.
ENTRANCE HALL/BOOT ROOM Front door leading to an entrance hallway with tiled flooring, a radiator, space for hanging coats and storing boots, a vaulted ceiling with a Velux window and doors leading into the guest bedroom and the kitchen/diner.
KITCHEN/DINER 16' 7" x 15' 10" (5.05m x 4.83m) A fabulous country kitchen with a range of base and wall units with granite worktops, tiled flooring, a quad-oven Aga, exposed original timbers, exposed brickwork, an electric oven with a four ring induction hob and an electric extractor, twin aspect double glazed windows, a twin bowl ceramic sink, an integrated dishwasher, access to a generous walk-in pantry, a large storage cupboard, space for a large dining table and chair set, with doors leading to the entrance hallway and through into the sitting room.
*There is also a door in the room providing access to the old staircase that leads up to the bathroom.*
GUEST BEDROOM + ENSUITE 13' 11" x 13' 0" (4.24m x 3.96m) The guest bedroom is located on the ground floor with carpeted flooring, a vaulted ceiling with two Velux windows, double doors opening out into the garden, exposed brickwork to one wall, a radiator and a door leading into the ensuite shower room.
The ensuite shower room has a walk-in shower cubicle, tiled flooring, a pedestal hand basin, a heated towel rail, a W/C, a window, a Velux window to the ceiling and an extractor fan.
UTILITY ROOM/PANTRY 12' 2" x 8' 7" (3.71m x 2.62m) Accessed from the kitchen/diner the generous utility room also doubles up as a useful pantry. The room has tiled flooring, a window, space for white goods, the boiler (oil fired), a Butler sink, and shelving for storage.
STUDY 12' 2" x 7' 5" (3.71m x 2.26m) The study has a double glazed window, engineered oak flooring and a radiator.
SITTING ROOM 15' 1" x 11' 11" (4.6m x 3.63m) The sitting room has twin aspect double glazed windows, carpeted flooring, a feature Inglenook fireplace with a large wood burning stove and exposed brickwork, exposed original timbers, two radiators and a storage cupboard. The room opens into the family room in an open plan format.
FAMILY ROOM 14' 7" x 12' 9" (4.44m x 3.89m) The family room lies in an open plan format with the sitting room and has carpeted flooring, a large fitted bookcase, twin aspect double glazed windows, a radiator and a carpeted staircase leading up to the first floor.
MASTER BEDROOM 17' 6" x 16' 2" (5.33m x 4.93m) The master bedroom has original oak flooring, two radiators, a feature fireplace, a double glazed window, two sets of large fitted wardrobes and exposed original timbers.
EN SUITE The en suite bathroom has a roll top bath, a pedestal hand basin, high-level WC a double glazed window offering views across the garden, original oak floor, a heated towel rail, exposed original timbers and a radiator. *There is also a hidden trap-door in the room providing access to the old staircase that leads down to the kitchen.*
BEDROOM THREE 16' 1" x 13' 11" (4.9m x 4.24m) Third double bedroom with twin aspect double glazed windows offering stunning views across the surrounding fields, a radiator, exposed original timbers and large fitted wardrobes plus a further cupboard.
FAMILY BATHROOM The family bathroom has a pedestal hand basin, panel bath, a double glazed window offering stunning views across the surrounding fields, tile effect flooring, a corner shower cubicle with an Aqualisa power shower, a heated towel rail, a W/C, and exposed original timbers and a radiator.
POTENTIAL BEDROOM FOUR 16' 3" x 13' 2" (4.95m x 4.01m) Potential fourth double bedroom with carpeted flooring, a vaulted ceiling with original timbers, a radiator and a double glazed window offering stunning views across the surrounding fields.
POTENTIAL BEDROOM FIVE 14' 4" x 13' 10" (4.37m x 4.22m) Potential fifth double bedroom with carpeted flooring, a vaulted ceiling with original timbers, a radiator and a double glazed window offering stunning views across the surrounding fields.
POTENTIAL BEDROOM SIX 17' 1" x 11' 5" (5.21m x 3.48m) Sixth potential bedroom with carpeted flooring, a vaulted ceiling with original timbers, a radiator and a double glazed window offering stunning views across the surrounding fields.
OUTBUILDING 29' 6" x 14' 9" (8.99m x 4.5m) A detached outbuilding. This structure could lend itself to a variety of future uses (STP).
BOAT HOUSE A fascinating original structure in need of some restoration. The structure is located near the main farmhouse and is accessed via a pathway on the perimeter of the pond.
(N.B. The Boat House is not shown on the floorplan)
GARDENS & GROUNDS The property enjoys stunning gardens and grounds with several attractive ponds brimming with ducks and waterfowl. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees, hedgerows and fruit trees. There is a large sweeping gravel driveway accessed via remote opening gates that leads up to the property and the outbuilding. The plot extends into the neighbouring fields and amounts to an approximate total of 5 acres including the gardens and ponds.
SERVICES Council Tax Band: F. Sevenoaks District Council.
Private Drainage. Oil Fired Central Heating & Aga. Mains Electricity & Mains Water.
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Hale Oak Road, Chiddingstone, TN8
For Sale - Guide Price
- GRADE II LISTED DETACHED FARMHOUSE
- SIX POTENTIAL BEDROOMS
- TWO BATHROOMS
- PRIVATE GATED DRIVEWAY
- HILDENBOROUGH STATION 2.6 MILES