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4 bed detached house for sale

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High Street, Shoreham, Sevenoaks TN14

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Property features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Sitting Room with Inglenook
  • Dining Room and Study
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Cellar
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Smithy Building with garaging
  • Sun Room/Office
  • Mature Garden

Property description

A fascinating Grade II listed period residence of great character, the original hall dating from about 1500, being a timber framed building with a tiled gable facing the road and with a projecting chimney stack on the corner. There is exposed timber framing except on the first floor right which is tile hung, there are various 19th century casements. The smithy buildings are weather boarded, all with tiled roofs.
It was last occupied as a smithy in the mid 1950's, Miss Dorothy Brown was the daughter of the last blacksmith and lived at the cottage until about 1982, it was after this that major renovations were carried out, an extension to the smithy building was built about ten years ago to provide a sun room/office with the internal retention of the original well.
Internally the property retains many period features including an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, exposed timbers and original floors and doors.


A beautiful picturesque village on the banks of the River Darent. The village offers a small shop, a number of pubs, a tea room, primary school, church, and aircraft museum. Shoreham Station (Thameslink route to Blackfriars and St Pancras). The station also serves Sevenoaks with its fast train service to London and the coast
The village has a good community feel and organises a number of events throughout the year including the duck race, fete, garden safari, midsummer festival. Heavy horse show, theatre and many more..
More comprehensive shopping and further educational facilities can be found at Sevenoaks about six miles away. M25 access at junctions 3,4 or 5.

Ground Floor

The front door is on the Forge Way frontage and opens to the

Reception Hall

With radiator, exposed timbers and stairs to the first floor, door to

Sitting Room

A comfortable room with inglenook fireplace with brick surround and piers, bressumer beam and log burning stove, there are double aspect windows, exposed timbers and a radiator.


Fitted with a range of wall and base units including a small breakfast bar. Raeburn range cooker, four ring electric hob, oven, extractor fan and microwave. Single drainer single bowl stainless steel sink unit.

Dining Room And Study

An open plan area at a slightly lower level with log burning stove to the chimney breast, radiator, exposed timbers, stable style door to the garden and door with stairs down to

Wine Cellar


With storage cupboards and door to


With W.C., Butlers style sink, hand basin, Grant oil boiler, radiator, part tiled walls and tiled floor.

First Floor

Spacious Landing

With radiator, wardrobe cupboard and cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1

A double aspect room with radiator

Bedroom 2

With radiator.

Bedroom 3

With radiator and hand basin.


With enclosed bath with separate power shower over, W.C., hand basin, radiator and tiled walls.


Landing/Study Area

With loft access for storage.

Bedroom 4

With radiator, eaves storage and sloping ceilings.


The Smithy Building

With vehicular access from the High Street through double doors and providing garaging for two vehicles. The building has a vaulted timbered ceiling, two chimneys, and the original bellows. To the back of the smithy is a

Sun Room/Office

With radiator, the room was built on the foundations of the original pump house and the old well is still accessible. The room has double doors opening out to the


Which is mature and well stocked with a water feature, lawn, a brick paved terrace, trees and shrubs, a brick path leading to a productive vegetable garden from which there is a parking area for two cars with gates onto Forge Way. To the front of Forge Cottage is an additional small area of garden with cast iron railings which are understood to have been made by the blacksmith in the forge.

Route To View

From our office at Otford proceed into the village on reaching the duck pond, turn right and proceed up the hill passing the station on the right hand side. Folow the road round to the left and continue for about 1.5 miles turning left immediately before Shoreham Station into Station Road, continue into the village and into Church Street. At the t-Junction turn right into the High Street when the property will be found on the right.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £548,846 Sales 210 Current average value £680,310 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £48,238 ▲ 7.63%

Property value data/graphs for TN14

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £976,335 £488 4.1 £838,180
Semi-detached £513,059 £454 3.2 £486,296
Terraced £425,791 £450 2.8 £405,547
Flats £328,173 £472 1.9 £295,899

Current asking prices in TN14

Average: £600,250
Avg. current asking prices in TN14
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £359,075
Flats £227,129
- -
All £227,129

Current asking rents in TN14

Average: £1,301 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN14
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £862 pcm
£1,117 pcm
£1,335 pcm
£2,626 pcm
Flats £975 pcm
£1,225 pcm
- - -
All £947 pcm
£1,179 pcm
£1,335 pcm
£2,626 pcm

Fun facts for TN14

Highest value in TN14
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Bayleys Hill £2,203,132
Hillydeal Road £1,681,442
Rushmore Hill £1,511,796
Greenhill Road £1,389,871
Shoreham Road £1,332,729
Highest turnover in TN14
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Campion Square 60.0%
Ryecroft Road 52.6%
Crown Road 45.9%
Johnsons Avenue 45.0%
Chevening Road 31.2%

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  • currently 4.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Shoreham (Kent) (0.5 miles)
  • Otford (1.7 miles)
  • Knockholt (2.2 miles)
  • London City Airport (13.0 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (20.5 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (27.7 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (11.3 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (11.4 miles)
  • Woolwich Arsenal Pier (12.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Shoreham Village School (0.1 miles)
  • Otford Primary School (1.6 miles)
  • Russell House School (1.6 miles)
  • Tonbridge School (10.2 miles)
  • Shooters Hill Sixth Form College (10.8 miles)
  • Cambridge Tutors College (11.8 miles)
  • St Michael's Prep School (2.0 miles)
  • Knole Academy (3.3 miles)
  • Trinity School (3.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,484 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 83,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £27/mo (£322/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

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Gas £55 Electricity £60 Estimated energy cost £115/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £282 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £19 Sewerage £36 Estimated water cost £55 /mo
Water costs explained

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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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