Savills | Ightham Court, Fen Pond Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 9JF | Property for sale
2,421 sq ft(224.92 sq m)
Guide price £1,295,000(€1,499,188)

Ightham CourtFen Pond Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 9JF

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Online viewing available
  • Period features
  • Versatile accommodation
  • Edge of village location
  • Borough Green Station approx. 1.7 miles
  • Delightful established gardens
  • Double garage and parking

Attractive and characterful family home set within delightful gardens, located on the edge of this historic Kentish village

About this property

  • The Lodge is a charming property, forming part of the Ightham Court Estate, and set within delightful gardens. The house dates from the mid-1800s with later additions and subtly combines modern styling with original character features. Of note are the modern kitchen with roof lantern, an inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove, multi-pane windows and doors and some exposed timbers. The superb landscaped gardens provide a wonderful backdrop to the house and in total the area amounts to about 0.73 acres.

    The generous reception hall has an outlook to the front, a cloakroom and stairs rising to the first floor.

    The well-proportioned reception rooms are all double aspect and provide ideal areas for formal and family living. The sitting room has double doors to the garden and an impressive inglenook fireplace. The dining room has an outlook to the front and side and the family room also has access to the garden together with a wood burning stove.

    The impressive kitchen/breakfast room is triple aspect with a large roof lantern allowing light to flood the room and there are double doors to the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base cupboards with a matching island unit and integral appliances.

    The utility room has additional storage cupboards, space for appliances and a double butler sink.

    Arranged over the first floor is the double aspect principal bedroom which benefits from fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room.

    There are three further bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes.

    Completing this floor is a study and a family bathroom with a separate shower.

    To the front of the property attractive wrought iron railings enclose a paved garden with encaustic tiling in part. The main entrance is to the side with a gated gravel drive providing parking and leading to the double garage.

    A generous flagstone terrace sits to the rear and side of the property providing a generous area for al fresco entertaining. This terrace extends to two decked areas, one of which has semi-circular bench seating. The lawn stretches the length of the garden and is flanked by well stocked shaped herbaceous borders. There are different areas to the garden, a substantial evergreen hedge with an archway leading to a paved garden with a pond, and stepping stones and symmetrical beds. Also within the garden are more natural and wooded areas together with a timber summerhouse and a couple of sheds. The whole garden is enclosed by mixed evergreen hedging which provides a high degree of privacy.

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Local information

  • The Lodge was once part of Ightham Court, formerly known as Court Lodge, which was an ancient manor whose ownership is recorded at least as early as 1262. The property is situated within a conservation area and AONB on the outskirts of the historic village of Ightham, identified as one of the six special villages of Kent with its Norman Church, ancient inns and medieval houses. Ightham is adjacent to 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 (6.2 miles), Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater.
  • Mainline rail services: Borough Green (1.7 miles) to Victoria. Sevenoaks to London Bridge/Cannon Street/Charing Cross.
  • Primary Schools: Ightham, Plaxtol and Borough Green.
  • Grammar schools: Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
  • Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Solefields, Walthamstow Hall, The Granville and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels and Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford. Rador House in Sundridge. Sevenoaks, Walthamstow Hall, Sackville and Tonbridge Public Schools.
  • Leisure Facilities: There are many bridle paths and walks in the local area. Numerous local golf courses including Wildernesse, Knole and Nizels. Mountains and Nizels Leisure Centres in Hildenborough. Sevenoaks Swimming and Leisure Centre.
  • All distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Sevenoaks head in an easterly direction along the A25 passing the Crown Point public house on the right and at The Cob Tree public house turn right signposted Ightham onto the Sevenoaks Road. At the ‘T' junction turn left and take the next left into Fen Pond Road. Continue for 0.4 of a mile and turn right where The Lodge will be found on the right.
  • EPC Rating = D