Stone Street, Seal, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0LQ | Property for sale | Savills
486.16 sq m
Guide price £2,750,000(165,590,978 EGP)

Stone StreetSeal, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0LQ

    Key features

    • Handsome portion of Victorian country house
    • Well-appointed accommodation totalling 5,233 sq ft
    • Striking character features throughout
    • Detached garaging & courtyard with outbuildings
    • Tennis court
    • Impressive established gardens & woodland
    • Sevenoaks station approx. 4 miles
    • In total approximately 3.23 Acres

    Major portion of an impressive Victorian country house set within secluded mature grounds, approximately 3.5 miles from Sevenoaks town centre.

    About this property

    • Flaneswood is situated about 1.5 miles from Seal village with local shopping facilities and about 3.5 miles from Sevenoaks town centre. Stone Street has a public house, church and village hall.

      The property forms the major portion of an impressive Victorian country house believed to date from 1874 and divided into two about 70 years ago. The elevations are of stone and red brick with some tile hanging featuring scalloped detail, all under a tiled roof.

      Salient points include stylish kitchen and bathroom suites, exposed wooden flooring, stone mullion windows, high ceilings, decorative cornicing, dado and picture rails and feature fireplaces. Also of note are the extensive grounds with a tennis court, which amount to about 3.23 acres.

      A covered porch with beautiful arched doors opens to the impressive reception hall with a carved oak fireplace.

      The elegant principal reception rooms comprise a superb drawing room, dining room and billiards room, all with bay windows with attractive outlooks and feature fireplaces.

      The well-appointed study also benefits a bay window, feature fireplace and built-in book shelves, and the drawing room has direct access to the terrace.

      The stylish kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with some integral appliances including an Aga. There is a pantry with access to the cellar and a door to the delightful courtyard garden. A cloakroom and coats cupboard complete ground floor.

      Stairs rise from the impressive entrance hall to the first floor and principal bedroom suite which is served by an en suite bathroom. There are four further well-appointed bedrooms, a shower room and well-appointed family bathroom with a free standing roll top bath with claw feet and stained glass windows, together with a laundry cupboard.

      Externally the charming brick courtyard has a range of outbuildings including two stores and a tool shed.

      Flaneswood is approached over a sweeping driveway culminating at the garaging and providing a turning area. The attractive gardens are predominantly laid to lawn interspersed with deciduous and evergreen specimen shrubs and trees, with well-stocked flower beds and an expansive paved terrace ideal for al fresco entertaining. Within the area of woodland to the rear is a superb Poraflex tennis court.

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    I think this is one of the best period homes we have in the market right now. It's a beautiful home and has the most amazing gardens.

    David JohnstonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (3.5 miles), Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater.
    • Mainline Rail Services: Sevenoaks (4 miles) to London Bridge/ Waterloo East/ Cannon Street/ Charing Cross. Kemsing (1.6 miles) and Otford (4.2 miles) to London Victoria. Borough Green (3.9 miles) to London Bridge/London Victoria.
    • Primary Schools: Seal St Lawrence and Seal CEP schools in Seal. Various in Sevenoaks.
    • Grammar/State Schools: Tunbridge Wells Boys Grammar, Weald of Kent Girls Grammar, Trinity and Knole Academy in Sevenoaks. Judd Boys Grammar, Tonbridge Girls Grammar, Weald of Kent Girls Grammar, Hillview School for Girls, Hugh Christie School and The Leigh Academy in Tonbridge. Several grammar/state schools in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone.
    • Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Sackville, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks Prep, Walthamstow Hall, The Granville, Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels & Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford. Radnor House in Sundridge.
    • Sporting Facilities: Golf clubs in Sevenoaks include Wildernesse and Knole with Nizels in Hildenborough which also has a private health/fitness centre. Mountains private health club in Hildenborough. Sevenoaks sports and leisure centre. Cricket and Rugby in the Vine area of Sevenoaks.
    • All distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Oil fired central heating via radiators. Mains electricity and water. Shared private drainage.
    • Directions: On leaving Sevenoaks in a north easterly direction join the A25. Proceed through the village of Seal and take the first right hand turn into Park Lane. Take the first left hand turning into Grove Road which (becomes Hall Hill and then Stone Street Road), continue for about 1.3 miles and take the next left. Flaneswood is approached via the second driveway on the right hand side and to reach the house, bear right.
    • EPC Rating: G
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H