The Drive, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3AB | Property for sale | Savills
2,756 sq ft(256.04 sq m)
Guide price £1,500,000

The DriveSevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3AB

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in August 2023
  • Character features throughout
  • Well-proportioned accommodation
  • Off road parking
  • Delightful, south westerly landscaped gardens
  • Sevenoaks station approx. 0.4 miles
  • Sevenoaks High Street approx. 0.1 miles
  • About 0.26 acres

Impressive family home of character set within a prime Sevenoaks location, approx. 0.4 miles from the station.

About this property

  • 19 The Drive is an attractive and substantial semi-detached property of immense character and charm, originally Edwardian with later additions. The well-proportioned and versatile accommodation is arranged over three floors, combining period features with modern embellishments and is ideal for both family living and formal entertaining. Salient points include a stylish kitchen, high ceilings, decorative stained-glass windows, recessed lighting, feature fireplaces, balconies, bay windows and a vaulted light well. Also of note is the impressive, south westerly garden, together with the off-road parking and close proximity to the station and High Street, both of which are within 0.4 miles.

    The principal reception rooms comprise an impressive sitting room with a fireplace with built-in cupboards and shelving to either side and a view to the front, a dining room with a feature fireplace, and a spacious breakfast/family room with a vaulted light well and French doors opening to the rear terrace, all providing superb entertaining areas.

    The stylish kitchen is well-equipped with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with integral appliances including a two oven Aga and is open to the breakfast/family room.

    An adjoining utility room with a door to the outside, additional storage and space for appliances completes the ground floor.

    An impressive set of stairs rise from the elegant entrance hall to the first floor and three bedrooms, one with generous built-in wardrobes and another with doors opening to a balcony, all served by a well-appointed family bathroom.

    A WC and access to a further balcony to the front of the property completes the first floor.

    Arranged over the second floor and completing the accommodation are two bedrooms, one with generous built-in wardrobes, a shower room and an airing cupboard.

    19 The Drive is approached over a block paved driveway leading to the front of the property and providing ample off-road parking. Behind the side gate is an outhouse with two secure rooms for gardening equipment, bicycles and other storage.

    The wonderful, south westerly landscaped gardens to the rear are a real feature of the property and are predominantly laid to lawn, interspersed with a large variety of established deciduous and evergreen shrubs and trees, with swathes of well-stocked flowerbeds throughout. The property opens out onto a large, paved terrace, ideal for al fresco entertaining, and the plot amounts to about 0.26 acres in total.

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I absolutely love this house - charming and central, with the most delightful gardens

Oliver HodgesProperty agent

Local information

  • 19 The Drive is set on a sought-after residential road in central Sevenoaks, well served with the station (0.4 miles) and High Street (0.1 miles), offering a multitude of shops, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants.
  • Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater.
  • Mainline Rail Services: Sevenoaks (0.4 miles) to London/Bridge/Charing Cross/Cannon Street.
  • Primary Schools: Sevenoaks, St Thomas' RCP, St John's CEP and Lady Boswell's CEP Schools.
  • Secondary Schools: Trinity, Weald of Kent Grammar & Tunbridge Wells Boys Grammar Annexes and Knole Academy Schools in Sevenoaks. Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Skinners Boys School in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge Girls Grammar and Weald of Kent Girls Grammar School. Hillview School For Girls, Hugh Christie Technology College and Hayesbrook School for Boys.
  • Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, The Granville, Solefields and New Beacon Preparatory Schools. St Michaels and 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. Cricket and Rugby in the Vine area of Sevenoaks.
  • All distance are approximate.

Additional information

  • Local Authority: Sevenoaks Council. Tax Band 'G'
  • Services: Mains water, electricity, gas & drainage.
  • Directions: From Sevenoaks High Street proceed north on the along the High Street and continue through a set of traffic lights. Turn left just after the pedestrian crossing into The Drive and No. 19 can be found along on the left-hand side.
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G