Goathurst Common, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6BU | Property for sale | Savills
166.11 sq m
Guide price £1,200,000(71,420,616 EGP)

Goathurst CommonIde Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6BU


    Key features

    • Character family home in charming semi-rural spot with a LDC for an extension to the ground floor (Ref: 19/01454/LDCPR)
    • Well-presented accommodation throughout with 4 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
    • Garaging, workshop & gym/studio
    • Attractive landscaped gardens with paddock area & attractive views
    • About 1.5 acres in total

    Attractive detached family home of character & charm, set within established gardens & grounds of about 1.5 acres.

    About this property

    • Fir Tree Cottage is situated in the charming hamlet of Goathurst Common with a public house and is on the edge of Ide Hill village with a church, primary school, public house and community shop. There is an extensive network of footpaths in the area, perfect for country walks. The attractive and well-appointed detached family cottage combines character and charm with modern embellishments, offering well-presented accommodation arranged over two floors, ideal for both family living and formal entertaining. Salient points include some exposed wooden flooring, doors and timbers, attractive feature fireplaces, 4 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, together with a detached studio/office, garaging and ample off road parking, and delightful gardens and grounds. There is also a Lawful Development Certificate for a ground floor extension.

      The superb reception rooms comprise a triple aspect sitting room with a feature fireplace and doors leading to the rear, a dining room also with an open fireplace, a family room and a double aspect breakfast room.

      The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with some integral appliances. An adjacent boot room provides additional storage and space for appliances.

      A cloakroom off the entrance hall completes the ground floor.

      Stairs ascend to the first floor and spacious principal bedroom suite which is served by an en suite shower room.

      There are three further bedrooms, all served by a well-appointed family bathroom with a corner bath, and a laundry cupboard completes the accommodation.

      Fir Tree Cottage is approached over a block paved driveway culminating at the house and double garage with adjoining workshop, providing ample off road parking. The impressive landscaped gardens are predominantly laid to lawn, with swathes of well-stocked flowerbeds, interspersed with a variety of specimen trees and shrubs. Terraces span the perimeter of the property and provide several excellent spots for al fresco entertaining.

      There is an adjoining paddock area which is ideal for recreational uses and a recently installed detached home office/studio is located within the grounds and has power connected. There is also a Lawful Development Certificate for a future extension: 19/01454/LDCPR 'A single storey glazed conservatory extension.' In total the plot amounts to about 1.5 acres.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Period family home, sitting in delightful grounds with countryside views.

    Oliver HodgesProperty agent

    Local information

    • Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (3.5 miles), Westerham (5.2 miles), Tunbridge Wells (14.4 miles) and Bluewater (18 miles).
    • Mainline Rail Services: Sevenoaks (3.5 miles) to London Bridge/Charing Cross/Cannon Street.
    • Primary Schools: Ide Hill, Sundridge and Brasted.
    • Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar, Weald of Kent and Tonbridge Girls Grammar Schools. Weald of Kent Knole Academy in Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells Grammar for boys and Tunbridge Wells Grammar for girls.
    • Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Walthamstow Hall for Girls and Tonbridge Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, Solefields, The Granville and New Beacon Prep Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels and Russell House Prep Schools in Otford. Radnor House in Sundridge.
    • Leisure Facilities: Ide Hill Football Club. Sailing and water sports on Bough Beech or Chipstead Lake, tennis at Chipstead village club together with football and cricket clubs. Hever Golf Club. Holtye Golf Club, Wildernesse and Knole Golf Clubs in Sevenoaks and Nizels Golf/Fitness Cente in Hildenborough. Sevenoaks and Edenbridge Leisure Centres.
    • All distance are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Mains water & electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
    • Directions: From Sevenoaks town centre, proceed in a northerly direction along London Road passing the station. Continue along Amherst Hill and at the roundabout take the first exit up Worships Hill towards Westerham. Take the next turning left onto Cold Arbor Road (B2042). Take the next right on to Back Lane and continue for 1.8 miles where the entrance can be found on the left. What3words: candy.cure.career
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F