A beautiful retreat in the Kent countryside close to the National Trust woodland at Toys Hill Weardale Bungalow is understood to have been built in the nineteen twenties with extensions in the nineteen sixties and more recently about eleven years ago, it is understood that the property was probably used as a house for the gardener of Weardale Manor. Our client purchased a 99 year lease from the National Trust in 2005 and since then has updated and improved the property including a new boiler about two years ago.
The property is situated in a stunning rural woodland setting at Toys Hill, close to the pretty village of Ide Hill, about 1.7 miles, the village of Ide Hill occupies a stunning elevated position surrounded by glorious countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where you will find superb walking, cycling and riding routes. Within the village of Ide Hill you will find a pub, local store and post office and a primary school. The village of Brasted is about 2.75 miles from the property again with a village shop and public houses. Sevenoaks is the main town serving the area and is about 5.5 miles with excellent shopping facilities and main line station to central London. There is a good choice of state and privare schools in the area. M25 access junction 5 is about 4 miles.
With radiator, double glazed entrance door and door to the patio, utility area: With plumbing for washing machine. Door to hall.
With radiator, double glazed windows, brick surround to fireplace with log burning stove and stone hearth.
Fitted with a range of base and wall units, single drainer single bowl stainless steel sink unit, electric cooker, extractor fan, part tiled walls and radiator.
With radiator, double glazed window and walk in shower with tiled walls.
With radiator, double glazed window, and double glazed double doors to the garden.
With radiator and double glazed Velux window with fitted blackout blind.
With enclosed bath, WC and hand basin. Radiator, double glazed window and tiled floor.
With two sets of double doors to the front and a further set of double doors opening onto the garden, there is ample space within the garage to provide a workshop, The garage has light, power and an alarm system fitted. There is ample space for additional off street parking.
To the south of the property the garden is very secluded by the adjoining woodlands and is mainly lawned with a paved terrace and a hot tub. The garden extends in all to about three quarters of an acre. Boiler cupboard with combi oil boiler for central heating and hot water.
Route To View
From Westerham proceed on the A25 into Brasted, take the second road on the right (Chart Lane) and continue for about 2,5 miles going through Brasted Cart, pass Emmetts Lane on your left and then take the first drive on the right, follow the drive and take the right turn which will lead to the property.
The property is held under the terms of a 99 year lease from the National Trust, the lease was granted on the 30th August 2005 with an annual ground rent. The freeholders insure the property and reclaim the premium from the occupiers. A copy of the lease is available if requested.
1. The property has a Joint septic tank drainage system. 2. There is no mains gas supply to the property. 3. The initial part of the drive is shared with Weardale Cottage
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