Gardens
10,673 sq ft(991.55 sq m)
Asking price £3,500,000

Rectory LaneSidcup, DA14 5BP


    Key features

    • Impressive Grade II listed property
    • Versatile accommodation
    • Guest wing and 2 bed cottage
    • Cinema, Gym
    • Indoor swimming pool
    • Extensive garaging
    • Exceptional walled landscaped gardens

    Distinctive Grade II listed property of architectural interest, with exceptional and versatile accommodation and a separate cottage all set within impressive walled landscaped gardens

    About this property

    • Foots Cray Stables is an impressive and unique Grade II listed building dating from 1756 and formerly the stables to the now extinct Foots Cray Place. The property has great character with a mix of original and modern contemporary features. The impressive and stylish accommodation amounts to over 10,000 sq ft which provides versatile living and annexe potential. The property is set with in glorious walled gardens with elegant wrought iron gates and benefits from a separate two bedroomed cottage.

      The accommodation comprises a stunning triple aspect drawing room with bi-folding doors to the garden; the contemporary kitchen/dining/family room provides ideal family living; the cinema and playroom are ideal for recreational entertaining; the indoor pool has an adjoining gym, shower room and utility room; there is a ground floor bedroom with en suite shower room.

      Arranged on the first floor is an impressive sitting room with a vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers; three bedrooms with en suite bath/wet rooms. There is also access to the balcony from one of the bedrooms.

      The guest wing comprises a reception room and bedroom with en suite shower on the ground floor with a further bedroom suite on the first floor.

      The basement comprises a number of store rooms, a boiler room and cloakroom. There is also a store room on the ground floor.

      The garaging comprises an attached triple garage and three detached double garages, two located by the house and the second is adjacent to the cottage.

      The exceptional walled gardens have been beautifully landscaped and provide a wonderful private backdrop to the house. There are elegant water features, formal rose gardens, an avenue of lime trees, espalier fruit trees, lawns and clipped hedging. Also within the gardens is a greenhouse, and implement store.

      The separate cottage comprises a living room with adjoining kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom, together with a lawned garden.

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    More than meets the eye

    Will PeppittProperty agent

    Local information

    • The property is situated in a secluded position surrounded by parkland known as Foots Cray Meadows, and located in northwest Kent with Orpington and Sidcup nearby.
    • The pretty village of Chislehurst is less than 3 miles away with access to Central London by rail to Victoria, London Charing Cross, and Canary Wharf. The area enjoys excellent communication links, whether by car or rail, with access to key motor routes, including the A20, the A2, the M20 (providing access to the Channel Ports) and Junction 3 of M25.
    • There are wide ranging amenities in the area which include: Shopping in London's West End and the leading leisure and shopping centre in Europe, Bluewater being 12 miles away; leisure and golf facilities in the area include London Golf Club, Chislehurst Golf Club and Royal Blackheath. There is an impressive selection of state and private schools in the area which include St Olaves Grammer School for Boys, Newstead Woods Grammer School for Girls, Babington House School, Farringtons School, Eltham College and Colfe's. A further selection of excellent schools in the Sevenoaks and Dartford.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Junction 3 on the M25 proceed along the A20 towards London. Turn off at the next slip road towards A224/A223 towards Orpington/Foots Cray/Bexley and join the A224 Cray Road towards Sidcup. Proceed through Foots Cray and going straight over at the crossroads onto Rectory Lane. Continue along this road, passing the church on the right hand side. After about 0.4 of a mile turn right onto a private drive for Foots Cray Meadow. Proceed along this drive where Foots Cray Stables will be found along on the left.
    • EPC Rating = C