Bough Beech Road, Four Elms, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 6NE | Property for sale | Savills
4,111 sq ft(381.92 sq m)
Guide price £1,650,000(€1,881,348)

Bough Beech RoadFour Elms, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 6NE

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • No onward chain
  • Handsome country property
  • Beautiful character features throughout
  • Delightful gardens
  • Scope to update
  • Superb rural location
  • About 1.56 acres

A superb opportunity to renovate & restore this striking character property, located on the edge of this sought after village.

About this property

  • Fenham House is a most striking detached residence, designed by Mr M Maberly Smith built in 1906. Retaining many character features it is now being offered with no onward chain. Internally the property provides excellently proportion accommodation in excess of 4,000 sq ft arranged over three floors and offers purchasers the ideal opportunity to extensively renovate the property throughout to create a wonderful country home tailored to their own requirements. Salient points include wood parquet flooring to principal reception rooms, impressive staircase, leaded light windows in stone and solid wood surrounds and attractive fireplaces throughout. A particular feature of the property are the delightful grounds, which are well established and provide a wonderful backdrop for the property and amount to just over 1.56 acres and the idyllic semi-rural setting, being located on the edge of the pretty village of Four Elms.

    Delightful light reception hall with solid wood staircase leading to a galleried landing and striking window to the front.

    The principal reception rooms provide versatile living accommodation and all have attractive views over the gardens and comprise the double aspect drawing room with a stone fireplace and a door leading out to the terrace, the sitting room also with direct access to the rear gardens and an adjoining dining room also with a fireplace.

    The kitchen is of good proportions, fitted with base cupboards and an outlook to the garden and has excellent scope to update to modern living requirements.

    There are several useful rooms arranged over the remainder of the ground floor and include a study, utility room, second utility room, cloakroom, wine store and further store room currently housing the oil tank.

    The long galleried landing to the first floor, leads to four bedrooms all served by two bathrooms with separate cloakrooms. Two bedrooms are of generous proportions with attractive fireplaces and all enjoy an outlook over the gardens and countryside beyond. To one bedroom there is access to an eaves storage area.

    Stairs rise to the second floor where there is a spacious landing area and two further bedrooms.

    The house is approached over a driveway providing parking and turning space and with areas of lawn to either side. A manicured privet hedge conceals the rear garden, providing privacy and seclusion. The garden is principally laid to lawn, with some established flowering shrubs and a terrace adjacent to the rear of the property. The gardens are enclosed, and in parts separated, by a mixture of hedging and mature coniferous and deciduous trees. There is a useful garden store situated to the far end of the driveway and access to the attached single garage. In total the area amounts to about 1.56 acres.

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I think this is one of the best projects and original homes I've seen for a very long time and I can't wait to see who buys this property to make it a stunning home

David JohnstonProperty agent

Local information

  • Fenham House is situated within the Greenbelt, on the edge of the popular village of Four Elms, which features a village pond, cricket pitch, public house, church, grocery shop and petrol station.
  • Shopping Facilities: Edenbridge (3 miles) provides supermarkets including Waitrose and other high street retailers. Sevenoaks (5.6 miles). Tonbridge (7.5 miles). Bluewater (21 miles).
  • Mainline Rail Services: Sevenoaks and Hildenborough (London Bridge/Cannon Street/ Charing Cross). Hurst Green, Oxted and Edenbridge (London Victoria).
  • Primary Schools: Four Elms, Crockham Hill, Chiddingstone and Hever.
  • Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Weald of Kent and Tonbridge Girls Grammar in Tonbridge, Weald of Kent Girls Grammar and Tunbridge Wells Boys Grammar in Sevenoaks. Several state secondary schools in Tonbridge and Sevenoaks.
  • Private Schools: Sevenoaks and Tonbridge Public Schools, Sevenoaks Preparatory School, Radnor House in Sundridge, Walthamstow Hall Girls School and New Beacon in Sevenoaks.
  • Leisure Facilities: Bridle paths and walks in the local area. Golf at Westerham, Hever, Tandridge, Chartham Park, Wildernesse, Knole and Nizels in Sevenoaks. Edenbridge Swimming and Leisure Centre. Stately homes include Chartwell and Hever.
  • Motorway Links: The M25 at Chevening gives access to other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.
  • All distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council.
  • Tax Band: H
  • Directions: From our office on the High Street, follow signs for the A225, before turning right onto Oak Lane. Continue for approx. 1 mile before turning right onto Dibden Lane. Continue to follow the road before turning left onto the B2042 /Bessels Green Road. Continue on this road for approx. 3 miles, following signs for Four Elms. On reaching the village, continue along on the B2042 /Ide Hill Road before turning left at the crossroads onto the B2027. Passing the primary school on the right, Fenham House will be found on the immediate right, adjacent to St Paul's church.
  • EPC Rating: G
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H