Savills | High Street, Brasted, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1JB | Properties for sale
653.20 sq m
Guide price £2,995,500(88.496.081.132 ₫)

High StreetBrasted, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1JB

    Key features

    • Superb Grade II listed village home
    • Excellent proportioned accommodation
    • Character features
    • Secondary accommodation
    • Tennis court
    • Wonderful landscaped gardens
    • Paddock

    Exceptional Grade II listed property of character and charm, with grand proportions, excellent secondary accommodation and set within formal gardens and parkland grounds of five and a half

    About this property

    • The Mount House is an exceptional Grade II listed attached Georgian property, the original parts dating from 1720 with later Regency and Victorian additions. The property has been meticulously maintained to a high specification keeping within the style of the periods, yet subtly incorporating modern features to create a wonderful family home. The elegant and well-proportioned accommodation provides perfect areas for formal entertaining and family living. Within the gardens is a detached barn, converted to provide a two bedroom annexe, together with a tennis court. The gardens and grounds are a superb feature and provide a wonderful backdrop to the house, with south facing views over the formal gardens towards the parkland grounds.

      Features include sash windows, many original shutters, period fireplaces, extensive original panelling, high ceilings, ceiling roses, and decorative cornicing and pillars in the kitchen and formal dining hall. Exposed wooden floorboards, parquet flooring, column
      radiators, traditional bathrooms with slipper baths and marble tiling and with excellent storage throughout.

      The principal reception rooms comprise an impressive drawing room, elegant dining hall, library and a charming breakfast room. The drawing room has exceptionally high ceilings together with an arched glass fronted display cupboard. There are beautiful full height windows and doors with arched fan light over opening to the rear veranda. The fully panelled dining hall has an outlook to the front with window seats, together with the original front door and an elegant galleried staircase rising to the first floor. There is also access to the rear terrace and the cellar. The breakfast room has attractive views and direct access to the rear gardens and large kitchen.

      The fully panelled library features an extensive range of fitted bookshelves and cupboards, with a wonderful full height bay window to the rear with a door opening to the terrace.

      The impressive kitchen/family room has three multi-pane sash windows to the front and a fireplace with wood burning stove and elegant pillars. The kitchen is fitted with a bespoke range of base and full height cupboards inspired by the ‘Plain English' Georgian design in keeping with the property. Two central island units incorporates marble work surfaces, a butler sink and ample storage. There is a further sink with Quooker hot tap. Appliances include a 5 oven gas Aga, Siemens microwave combination oven, hob, dishwasher and two integral fridges and freezers.

      Connecting the kitchen to the dining hall is a cleverly appointed bar with an excellent range of fitted cupboards and display units.

      Completing this floor is a well-appointed butler's pantry, two cloakrooms and a utility room.

      The cellar comprises two rooms, one providing a wine cellar.

      An elegant galleried staircase rises to the first floor landing with an attractive arched window to the rear. There is also a secondary staircase to a further landing with fitted airing cupboard and store room.

      The principal suite comprises a spacious bedroom with a multi pane Venetian style window with beautiful views over the rear garden and a shelved cupboard. There is a dressing room with fitted wardrobes and a double aspect en suite bathroom with contemporary bath, walk-in shower area and a ‘his and hers' wash stand.

      There are two guest bedrooms both with deep sash windows to the front. One is served by an en suite shower room and the second has an en suite bathroom with original cast iron bath.

      There are four further double bedrooms on this floor and two well-appointed bathrooms both with separate shower cubicles.

      Arranged over the second floor is an excellent suite of rooms, ideal for a teenager, comprising a sitting room and bedroom with views to the front, a snug, store room and attic room.

      The detached barn is located within the garden, well-screened from the house with established planting. The barn comprises a spacious reception room with period marble fireplace and gas log burner. A well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room, and large
      bathroom with walk-in shower. Double glazed full height sash windows complete the downstairs. On the second floor there are two bedrooms and a modern bathroom.

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    Local information

    • The Mount House is centrally located in the popular village of Brasted which offers many antique shops, public houses, a village shop and Tea Room.
    • Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (4.2 miles) provides supermarkets and other high street retailers as well as a multitude of Pubs and Restaurants. Westerham (1.7 miles) provides further local shops and restaurants. Bluewater Shopping Centre.
    • Mainline rail services: Sevenoaks (3.6 miles) to London Bridge (23 minutes) /Cannon Street/Charing Cross (32 minutes). Oxted (5.7 miles) to London Victoria.
    • Primary Schools: Various in Sevenoaks, Seal, Sundridge and Otford.
    • Secondary Schools: Weald of Kent Girls Grammar, Knole Academy and Trinity Schools in Sevenoaks. Weald of Kent and Tonbridge Girls Grammars and Judd Boys Grammar schools in Tonbridge. Tunbridge Wells Girls and Boys Grammar Schools and the Skinners
    • Boys Grammar School in Tunbridge Wells.
    • Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Walthamstow Hall and Sackville Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, Solefields, Walthamstow Hall and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels & Russell House Preparatory Schools in Otford. Radnor House in Sundridge. Fosse Bank in Hildenborough. The Schools at Somerhill, Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge.
    • Leisure Facilities: Golf at Westerham, Wildernesse, Knole and Nizels. Sevenoaks Swimming and Leisure Centre. Oxted Leisure Centre. National Trust houses and gardens.
    • Motorway Links: Junction 5 of the M25 (1.8 miles), gives access to other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel.
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • The house is approached over a gravel drive with electrically operated gates. The drive leads past the barn, double garage and tennis court, and culminates in a parking area. From here is a secondary gated access to the High Street, which is also electronically operated.
    • To the front of the property is a wall enclosed garden, planted with a variety of shrubs and hedging, with a path and wrought iron gate to the High Street.
    • To the rear is a generous south facing terrace and a delightful veranda providing an excellent area to enjoy the views and for al fresco entertaining. There is established wisteria adorning the rear elevation of the house. A central lawn extends the length of the garden with symmetrical formal borders framing the view towards the parkland grounds. Gravel paths lead around the garden where there are well stocked beds and borders, further seating areas including a stone pillar pergola and connections for a hot tub. There is a wide variety of plants, trees and shrubs within the garden including numerous roses, hydrangeas, clipped box, grasses, sycamore, pleached hornbeam, oak and a majestic copper beech providing year round interest .
    • The park-like grounds have an avenue of trees and bound by wrought iron fencing. This field amounts to about 1.9 acres, with the remainder of the grounds arranged as woodland, planted with mature deciduous trees.
    • Directions: From junction 5 of the M25 take the A21 and head west at the second turn off onto the A25 towards Brasted and Westerham. On entering Brasted village continue past The White Hart public house and Elliotts Lane on the left. The Mount House will be found along on the left hand side where there is a pedestrian access and a secondary vehicular access. For the main access, continue past the house and turn left onto Chart Lane where the drive will be the second drive on the left.
    • EPC Exempt