Front Elevation
1,183 sq ft(109.90 sq m)
Guide price £695,000

Ide HillSevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6JN

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in August 2019
  • Village location
  • Scope to update and modernise
  • Less than 5 miles from Sevenoaks Town
  • Versatile accommodation
  • Driveway and garage
  • Established front and rear gardens

An attractive modern family home with well-proportioned accommodation and established gardens

About this property

  • Built in the late 1990s, Dove Cottage is a versatile and well proportioned property which has remained in the same occupancy since being built. Situated in the beautiful village of Ide Hill, within 5 miles of Sevenoaks Town, Dove Cottage is well connected for road links & schools. Features of particular note include multi-pane doors leading to the garden from three sides of the house, deep multi-pane sash windows & delightful established gardens.

    A covered porch leads to the front door, opening to the spacious sitting room with an outlook to the front. There is an open fire with decorative wooden mantel, fitted cupboards and a useful understairs alcove.

    Multi-pane double doors open between the sitting and dining rooms and allow light to flood through the reception rooms. The dining room provides access to the side terrace of the garden and has a built in coats cupboard.

    The kitchen has an outlook to the rear and door to outside. There is a comprehensive range of wall and base units with work surfaces incorporating a 1½ bowl sink. Appliances include an electric hob with extractor fan over, eye level double oven, dishwasher and integral fridge. To one end of the kitchen is a utility area with base units and a work surface incorporating a sink, a fitted shelf and space for appliances.

    The generously sized study with double doors leading to the rear terrace could also serve as a playroom, snug or ground floor bedroom if required.

    Completing the ground floor accommodation is a shower room with shower cubicle, pedestal basin and W.C.

    From the sitting room, stairs rise to the first floor accommodation. The landing offers an useful airing cupboard and hatch to the loft.

    The master bedroom has a wonderful outlook to the front towards the green and benefits from built in wardrobes and fitted shelving. The well-appointed en suite bathroom has a bath, pedestal basin and W.C.

    There are two further bedrooms, both with an outlook to the rear.

    Completing the first floor accommodation is the well-appointed family bathroom with bath, pedestal basin and W.C.

    To the front of the property is a driveway providing parking and garage access. There is an attractive area of lawn with shrub beds and picket fencing to the border. To one side, a pedestrian gate provides access to the rear garden. There are also climbing roses, hydrangea and a bay tree.

    The attached large single garage has a pedestrian door providing access to the rear garden.

    The rear garden envelopes the property, with the terrace extending along both sides. To one side of the property is a garden shed/implement store. There is an area of lawn enclosed by well-stocked beds featuring holly and bay trees, acer, camellia, rhododendron, ferns, geraniums, ornamental quince and spring bulbs.

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This well-proportioned cottage in a great village location provides a brilliant opportunity to update and modernise.

David JohnstonProperty agent

Local information

  • Dove Cottage is located in the centre of the sought after village of Ide Hill in the heart of a designated Area of Outstanding Beauty, Greenbelt & National Trust land.
  • Shopping Facilities: Ide Hill village offers local amenities with a pub, village shop, primary school & church. Sevenoaks (5 miles) provides supermarkets & other high street retailers as well as a multitude of pubs & restaurants, Tunbridge Wells (16.5 miles), Bluewater (19 miles).
  • Mainline Rail Services: Sevenoaks - to Cannon Street/Charing Cross/London Bridge. www.nationalrail.co.uk
  • Primary Schools: Ide Hill, Sundridge & Brasted.
  • Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar, Weald of Kent & Tonbridge Girls Grammar Schools in Tonbridge. Weald of Kent, Trinity & Knole Academy in Sevenoaks. Tunbridge Wells Boys' & Tunbridge Wells Girls' Grammars.
  • Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Walthamstow Hall for Girls & Tonbridge Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, Solefields, The Granville & New Beacon Prep Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels & Russell House Prep Schools in Otford. Radnor House in Sundridge. The Schools at Somerhill Pre-Prep & Prep Schools in Tonbridge.
  • Leisure Facilities: National Trust Emmetts Garden. Sailing & water sports on Bough Beech or Chipstead Lakes, tennis at Chipstead village club together with Ide Hill football & cricket clubs. Extensive network of local bridle paths, & access to additional riding opportunities through the South East Toll Rides scheme. Hever Golf Club. Holtye Golf Club, Wildernesse & Knole Golf Clubs in Sevenoaks & Nizels Golf/Fitness Centre in Hildenborough. Sevenoaks & Edenbridge Leisure Centres.
  • Communications: The M25 & A21 at the Chevening interchange provides access to London, Dartford Tunnel, South Coast & Gatwick & Heathrow airports. Please note all distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • Directions: From junction 5 of the M25 follow the A21 to A25 westbound towards Westerham and Brasted. Continue along the A25 to Sundridge and at the traffic lights turn left onto Church Road and signposted Ide Hill and Emmetts Garden. Continue along this road where it becomes Sundridge Road, and proceed to Ide Hill village. At the roundabout, Dove Cottage will be found on the left hand side.
  • EPC Rating = E