Savills | Winkhurst Green, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6LD | Properties for sale
264.68 sq m
Guide price £1,650,000(47.930.423.774 ₫)

Winkhurst GreenIde Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6LD

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in July 2020
  • Charming family home
  • Well presented and proportioned
  • Semi-rural locationExcellent access to road and rail links
  • Tennis court and swimming pool

Charming country home of character set within wonderful gardens and grounds with a swimming pool and tennis court.

About this property

  • Lake House is a charming family home dating from the 1930s with later additions. The property is well proportioned, and presented to high standard with the accommodation providing flexible living. A real feature are the wonderful established gardens which provide privacy and are planted for year round interest. Within the grounds is a swimming pool, summerhouse, tennis court and a number of sheds. Of particular note is the location being adjacent to the reservoir and having views towards the water from the first floor.

    Salient points include:- Solid oak front door, oak flooring, large lead light hardwood double glazed windows throughout and cast iron radiators.

    The drawing room and sitting room both have fireplaces, with a wood burning stove set within the inglenook fireplace in the sitting room. The dining room is double aspect with doors to the side garden, and is currently being used as a study.

    The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of bespoke wall and base units and has an oil fired Aga, dishwasher and space for further appliances. This room has a roof light and opens to the spacious garden room, which has attractive views and direct access to the garden.

    Arranged over the first floor are five bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is served by an en suite shower room. All the bedrooms have attractive views.

    To the front of the property is a gated driveway providing ample parking.

    The detached garage has power and light connected and is currently being used as a games room.

    The gardens and grounds are a wonderful feature of the property, with a formal garden around the house with a Yorkstone terrace, a part walled kitchen garden, a swimming pool area with summerhouse and paddock area where the tennis court is located.

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I've always loved this part of our district, with amazing bird watching, walks and nature reserve on the doorstep, yet just a 10 minute drive to the town and station!

David JohnstonProperty agent

Local information

  • Lake House is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and adjacent to Bough Beech Reservoir. The village of Ide Hill is approx. 2 miles away and has a community shop, primary school and a public house. The house is also well located for Sevenoaks and the A21 linking to the motorway network.
  • Comprehensive Shopping: Edenbridge provides Waitrose (5.3 miles), Sevenoaks (6 miles), Tonbridge (9 miles), Tunbridge Wells (11.8 miles), Bluewater (20.6 miles).
  • Mainline Rail Services: Penshurst Station (3 miles) to Redhill and Tonbridge. Edenbridge (5 miles) to London Bridge. Hildenborough (6.7 miles) and Sevenoaks (6.1 miles) to Charing Cross/Cannon Street/Waterloo East/London Bridge.
  • Primary Schools: Four Elms, Brasted, Westerham, Ide Hill, Sundridge, Chiddingstone, Hever and Crockham Hill.
  • Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Weald of Kent and Tonbridge Girls Grammars in Tonbridge. Weald of Kent Girls Grammar, Trinity and Knole Academy Schools in Sevenoaks.
  • Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Walthamstow Hall, Sackville and Tonbridge Secondary Schools. Various Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. Radnor House in Sundridge.
  • Entertainment and Sporting facilities: There is a local cricket pitch and football club in Chiddingstone. Footpaths and bridlepaths abound in the area. Bough Beech reservoir for sailing. Golf at Hever, Knole and Wildernesse and Nizels golf, health and fitness complex in Hildenborough. Knights Park in Tunbridge Wells with a multi-screen cinema complex, a bowling alley and health/fitness club.
  • All distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Sevenoaks proceed in a southerly direction turning right into Oak Lane opposite Sevenoaks School. Turn right over Gracious Lane Bridge and take the next right. At the end of the road turn left onto Ide Hill Road (B2042). Continue down the hill, taking the first left hand turning by a grass triangle. Proceed along this lane for approx. 0.7 of a mile, where Lake House will be found along on the left hand side.
  • EPC Rating = F