4 bed detached house for sale Sandy Lane, Ightham, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15
- Ightham Primary School0.7 miles
- St Lawrence Church of England Primary School1 miles
- Borough Green & Wrotham1.8 miles
- Kemsing2 miles
Features and description
- Spacious & versatile accommodation
- Popular semi-rural location
- Ightham village approx. 1 mile
- Established & secluded gardens
- Double garage & parking
- Total plot about 0.21 acres
The Oast House is situated in the Metropolitan Greenbelt and in an Area of Special Landscape and Character. The historic village of Ightham is within 1 mile and is identified as one of the six special villages of Kent with its Norman Church, ancient inns and medieval houses. There are a number of National Trust owned areas including the historic Ightham Mote and Oldbury Woods where remnants of a Neolithic cave and the largest stone age fort in England can be seen.
Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (5 miles), Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater Shopping Centre.
Mainline Rail Services: Borough Green (2 miles) to London Victoria. Sevenoaks to London Bridge/ Charing Cross/Cannon Street.
Primary Schools: Ightham, Plaxtol and Borough Green.
Grammar Schools: Knole Academy, Weald of Kent Grammar and Trinity Schools in Sevenoaks. Wrotham School. A number in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Sackville and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, Walthamstow Hall, The Granville, Solefields and New Beacon Prep Schools. St Michaels and Russell House Prep Schools in Otford. Radnor House in Sundridge. The Schools at Somerhill. Hilden Grange and Hilden Oaks in Tonbridge.
Leisure Facilities: Footpaths in the local area. Wildernesse and Knole Golf Clubs in Sevenoaks. Nizels Golf Club with a private health/fitness centre in Hildenborough. Reynolds Country Club & Fitness Spa in Borough Green.
Communications: The M20/M26 can be accessed at the Wrotham interchange (about 3 miles) linking to other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, the Channel Tunnel Terminus and the International Eurostar Station at Ashford.
The Oast House is a well presented twin roundel oast house, believed to date from the 1920s with later additions. The property offers spacious accommodation for both formal entertaining and family living. Also of benefit is the delightful rear garden together with a detached double garage and off-road parking. The Oast House is situated one mile from the heart of Ightham village and is well-located for road and rail links.
The front door opens to the entrance hall which has stairs rising to the first floor, a coats cupboard and a cloakroom.
The reception rooms comprise a spacious double aspect sitting room with views to the front, and a double aspect playroom located in one of the roundels with access to the rear terrace and could easily be utilised as a study or formal dining room.
A lobby with a fitted Welsh dresser and built-in storage including a shelved larder, leads to the light and spacious kitchen/dining/family room.
The double aspect kitchen has lovely views across front and rear gardens, and is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with glass display cabinets and fitted dressers. Granite work surfaces incorporate a butler sink. Appliances include a Range-style oven with gas hob and extractor over and dishwasher. Space for American style fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. At the opposite end of the room is a large bay window with fitted seat and provides space for family living and dining.
A staircase rises to the first floor landing which has an airing cupboard and benefits from a full height window, affording a charming view over the garden.
Arranged over this floor is a lovely double aspect principal bedroom set in a roundel which benefits from built-in wardrobes and a well-appointed en suite, including a walk in shower. A set of French doors give access to a delightful balcony.
There are three further bedrooms on this floor, all with built-in cupboards. One has access to an attractive balcony with views to the garden, and another is located in a roundel with a mezzanine floor ideal for storage.
The stylish family bathroom comprises a slipper bath, pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail, WC and built-in cupboards.
The house is approached via a gate and gravel driveway providing ample parking and leading to the detached double garage.
To the front of the property are flower beds with established planting and wisteria adorning the front elevations.
To the rear of the property is a generous paved terrace ideal for al fresco entertaining, with steps leading down to the delightful lawned garden, which has a water feature and is planted with a variety of established shrubs and plants including roses, magnolia, conifer and silver birch. A paved path encircles the house and mixed evergreen hedging at the perimeter provides a high degree of privacy, and in total the plot amounts to about 0.21 of an acre.
Square Footage: 1860 sq ft
Acreage: 0.21 Acres
From Sevenoaks head in an easterly direction along the A25 passing the Crown Point public house on the right, take the second turning on the right onto Common Road (sign posted Ightham Common and Ivy Hatch). Continue past The Harrow Inn public house, and at the crossroads with Sandy Lane turn left. Proceed for about 0.2 of a mile where The Oast House can be found on the left hand side.
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