Savills | Underriver, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0SD | Property for sale
4,970 sq ft(461.73 sq m)
Guide price £4,950,000

UnderriverSevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0SD

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Impressive country residence
  • Immaculately presented
  • Versatile accommodation
  • Secondary accommodation
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Stables and sand school

Impressive and imposing country residence finished to a superb specification with ancillary accommodation, tennis court, swimming pool and equestrian facilities.

About this property

  • Bowshots is an exceptional country residence, built in 2014 to a Code 3 sustainable home status and wired for Smart Home capabilities with the benefit of the remainder of a 25 year Premier Guarantee. The property has been finished and presented to a high specification throughout and offers excellent well-proportioned accommodation ideal for both family living and formal entertaining. Also of note is the superb ancillary accommodation, together with the sporting amenities including a tennis court, swimming pool, gymnasium and equestrian facilities. The property is set within the most idyllic setting with established gardens and grounds including a spring fed lake, and in total amounts to about 25.4 acres.

    Features include bespoke kitchen by Stonehams, under floor heating, Lutron lighting, ventilation system, in-ceiling speakers and rain water harvester.

    The oak frame glass porch with an oak front door leads to the generous entrance hall with a feature Armourcoat wall.

    The principal reception rooms comprise a vaulted drawing room and adjoining dining room, both with bi-folding doors to the side terrace with wonderful views over the grounds. The drawing room also features a fireplace with a wood burning stove.

    The sitting room is double aspect with bi-folding doors to the terraces and is a wonderful family space adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room.

    A double aspect study has a range of fitted oak bookshelves and bi-folding doors to the garden.

    The impressive and contemporary kitchen/breakfast room has an outlook and bi-folding doors to the rear terrace. The comprehensive range of bespoke wall and base cupboards with a matching island unit and a 1½ bowl sink with a waste disposal and Quooker hot tap. Appliances are by Gaggenau, Miele and Siemans.

    There is an adjoining utility room with a laundry shoot and adjoining boot room.

    Completing the ground floor is a guest bedroom with bi-folding doors to the rear and a well-appointed en suite shower room.

    Arranged over the lower ground floor is an impressive cinema room and a plant room.

    An oak staircase with glass screens rises to the first floor landing which has a wonderful outlook to the front.

    The principal suite comprises a double aspect vaulted bedroom with a window to the side and full height apex window to the rear allowing far reaching views over the grounds. There is a well-appointed walk-in wardrobe and stylish en suite bathroom with slipper bath and separate walk-in shower.

    The three further double bedrooms on this floor all have an outlook to the rear. Two have fitted wardrobes and the third has a modern en suite shower room.

    The family bathroom features an oval bath and separate double shower cubicle.

    Secondary accommodation
    Little Bowshots is a charming detached single storey dwelling with a spacious sitting room with a well-appointed kitchen adjoining. There are three bedrooms and a modern bathroom completing the accommodation.

    Sporting facilities
    An all-weather tennis court sits to the northern boundary of the garden.

    A south facing swimming pool with a Swim Jet system sits adjacent to the house.

    A gymnasium/games room is set within a detached timber frame building with vaulted ceiling together with a bar area, a cloakroom and external shower unit.

    The equestrian facilities include a stable block comprising three loose boxes and a tack room, a post and rail enclosed sand school (20m x 40m) and three paddocks amounting to about 19.5 acres.

    A secondary driveway leads to the garaging which comprises two detached triple garages, one of which is oak framed with three double doors.

    The Gardens
    The house is approached via electrically operated double gates over a gravel drive which provides parking for a number of cars. Paved paths lead to the house and secondary accommodation respectfully. A path continues around the house flanked by well stocked beds and an attractive stone wall with external lighting. The path continues to generous paved terraces which provide excellent areas for al fresco entertaining and a place to enjoy the outstanding gardens and grounds. The undulating gardens are principally laid to lawn interspersed with a variety of trees, shrubs, flowers and herbs. The grounds fall away to an idyllic spring fed lake with grass banks, oak trees and spring bulbs. Within the garden is a children's play area, including a sunken trampoline and climbing frame set in wood chip. These delightful gardens and grounds form an attractive backdrop to the house and provide seclusion and privacy.

    Agent Note: There is a fenced public footpath to the far boundary.

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I think this is a wonderful country estate, it has everything!

Richard SmithProperty agent

Local information

  • The property is located on the edge of Underriver village within a Conservation Area and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • Local Shopping: Hildenborough and Weald Village are equidistant at 2.5 miles.
  • Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks and Tonbridge (4 miles), Tunbridge Wells, Bluewater Shopping Centre.
  • Mainline Rail Services: Hildenborough (2.5 miles) and Sevenoaks (4 miles) – to Cannon Street/Charing Cross/London Bridge.
  • Primary Schools: St Thomas' RCP, St John's CEP, Sevenoaks CP, and Lady Boswell's CEP Schools. Secondary Schools: Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, 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. Sevenoaks sports and leisure centre. Cricket and Rugby in the Vine area of Sevenoaks.
  • All distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the M25 Junction 5 follow the A21 south and take the first turning towards Hildenborough on the B245. Proceed for about 0.5 of a mile and turn left into Bank Lane (signposted Underriver). Continue to the end and turn left at the T junction. Proceed for approximately 0.2 of a mile and the entrance to Bowshots will be seen on the right hand side.
  • EPC Rating = B
  • Tenure = Freehold