Oakenden Lane, Chiddingstone Hoath, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7DE | Property for sale | Savills
3,383 sq ft(314.29 sq m)
Guide price £2,500,000(€2,971,230)

Oakenden LaneChiddingstone Hoath, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7DE

    Key features

    • Impressive Grade II listed country residence
    • Versatile & beautifully presented accommodation
    • No onward chain
    • 3 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
    • Established gardens and grounds of over 8.5 acres
    • Glorious far reaching countryside views
    • Hildenborough station approx. 7.3 miles

    Superb country residence within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    About this property

    • Skipreed is an impressive Grade II listed country residence, situated in a superb rural position at the end of a no-through road in the hamlet of Chiddingstone Hoath, in a Conservation Area and within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property, which is offered with no onward chain, is beautifully presented throughout, subtly blending character features with stylish and contemporary fittings, together with well-proportioned accommodation arranged over three floors, offering elegant areas for entertaining and family living. Salient points include a bespoke kitchen, luxurious bathroom suites, oak frame lead light windows, oak joinery, doors and wide floorboards, some under floor heating and column radiators. The property sits in an elevated position within established gardens and a paddock, with glorious, far reaching countryside views towards Penshurst Place. In total, the plot amounts to about 8.5 acres.

      An entrance hall with a striking vaulted ceiling and access to a stylish cloakroom leads to the principal reception rooms comprising a drawing room with an impressive inglenook fireplace with bread oven and access to to the front garden, a double aspect dining room with open studwork to the drawing room and a double aspect sitting room with a brick fireplace inset with a wood burning stove and access to the rear garden.

      The superb kitchen/breakfast room has wonderful views over the gardens and adjoining countryside, with a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and limestone flooring. The kitchen is fitted with bespoke wall and base units, granite work surfaces extending to a breakfast bar, a double butler sink and integral appliances including an electric Aga.

      Completing this floor, is a utility room, a useful home office with kitchenette, a bathroom with roll top bath and a double aspect bedroom with a part vaulted ceiling and double doors to a courtyard area.

      To the first floor is the principal bedroom suite served by a dressing room and an en suite bathroom, and a second double aspect bedroom and a well-appointed en suite bathroom. The second floor comprises two further double bedrooms, both with vaulted ceilings and en suite shower rooms, and one with superb far reaching views.

      The attractive landscaped gardens surround the property, with a flagstone path to the front door and rear terrace, with further decked areas, ideal for al fresco entertaining and with glorious rural views. There are well stocked borders, with a natural spring fed pond featuring an island and duck house, and a second pond within an area of trees. An adjoining paddock is ideal for equestrian purposes and amounts to about 7 acres.

      The house is approached via an electrically operated wooden 5 bar gate over a gravel drive, providing ample parking and leading to the detached oak framed garage. This building comprises two garages with a pair of double doors and a versatile adjoining room. There is storage space set within the roof space.

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    I would love to live in such a quiet, tranquil and beautiful spot, surrounded by amazing countryside and wildlife

    David JohnstonProperty agent

    Local information

    • The National Trust village of Chiddingstone is within 2.7 miles and the historic village of Penshurst is within 2.9 miles, both have a primary school, public house, church and stately homes, Chiddingstone Castle and Penshurst Place. Chiddingstone Causeway (approximately 4.5 miles) also has a village shop/Post Office and public house.
    • Shopping: Sevenoaks 11 miles, Edenbridge 5.5 miles, Tunbridge Wells 7.6 miles, Bluewater.
    • • Rail Services: Hildenborough (7.3 miles), Tonbridge (7.9 miles) and Sevenoaks (11.9 miles) to London Bridge/Charing Cross/Cannon Street from. Other services to London Bridge/ Victoria from Edenbridge (6.6 miles) and Cowden (2.3 miles).
    • • Primary Schools: Chiddingstone and Penshurst.
    • • Grammar Schools: Weald of Kent Girls, Tonbridge Girls Grammar and Judd Boys Grammar schools in Tonbridge. Tunbridge Wells Girls and Boys Grammar Schools and the Skinners Boys School in Tunbridge Wells.
    • • Private Schools: The Preparatory Schools at Brambletye, Stoke Brunswick and Ashdown. Holmewood House Preparatory School in Langton Green. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools.
    • • Sporting facilities: There is a local cricket pitch and football club at Chiddingstone and Stonewall Park. Tennis Club at Chiddingstone. Bough Beech reservoir for sailing and fishing. A wide choice of golf courses in the area including Hever, Tunbridge Wells and The Ashdown Forest.
    • • All distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Mains water & LPG gas. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage via a septic tank.
    • Directions: From Sevenoaks High Street, proceed south, turning right into Weald Road. Follow the road towards Weald village, and fork left at the church. At the crossroads proceed straight across into Scabharbour Lane. Continue on this road until reaching Chiddingstone Causeway at a T junction and turn right. Proceed for approx. 0.5 miles and turn left signposted Chiddingstone. At the T-junction turn left at the Triangle Oast and proceed for approx. 2 miles past The Rock public house. Continue for approx. 0.3 miles to Chiddingstone Hoath village green. Turn left towards Penshurst/Tunbridge Wells, and Oakenden Lane (unmarked) will be found immediately on the left. Proceed down the lane and Skipreed will be found at the end.
    • EPC Rating: F
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H