Savills | Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6BH | Properties for sale
247.12 sq m
Guide price £1,595,000(46.332.742.981 ₫)

Ide HillSevenoaks, Kent, TN14 6BH


    Key features

    • Charming country home
    • Equestrian facilities
    • Rural views
    • Edge of village location
    • Stabling and sand school
    • Paddocks
    • Woodland
    • Garaging

    Charming extended country family home with equestrian facilities set within superb landscaped gardens on the edge of this popular village within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    About this property

    • Alderwood is a charming country family home with later additions set in an elevated position with views over its own grounds and beyond. The house has been updated and refurbished to a high standard and provides spacious and well presented accommodation benefiting from modern bathroom suites and a bespoke kitchen by Rencraft. The property is in an idyllic setting located on the edge of the village, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in the Metropolitan Greenbelt. Within the delightful landscaped gardens and grounds is a swimming pool, pool house, stabling, sand school and garaging.

      An attractive pitched porch with front door leads to the generous reception hall featuring an attractive stone fireplace with wood burning stove. Stairs rise to the first floor.

      The principal reception rooms provide well proportioned entertaining areas and feature attractive stone fireplaces and wood burnings stoves. They comprise a double aspect dining room and triple aspect drawing room with French doors opening to the rear terrace.

      There is a triple aspect study with views over the gardens.

      The impressive kitchen/breakfast room is open to the dining room and provides an excellent area for family living with direct access to the terrace and gardens. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base cupboards by Rencraft, with work surfaces incorporating a double butler sink and extends to provide a breakfast bar. Appliances include a 4 oven oil fired Aga, Neff dishwasher, a microwave and Hotpoint fridge drawers.

      There is a well appointed utility room with space for appliances, storage cupboards, work surfaces with a sink and access to outside. The adjoining boot room provides additional storage, a freezer and could be used as a dog room.

      Completing the ground floor accommodation is a stylish cloakroom with a storage cupboard.

      The spacious first floor landing has an airing cupboard and an outlook to the rear.

      The principal bedroom has views to the south, a walk-in wardrobe and well appointed en suite shower room.

      There are three further double bedrooms, two of which have wardrobes.

      Completing this floor is a modern family bathroom with shower over the bath and access to an eaves storage room.

      The house is approached over a gravel carriage driveway which leads to the side where the detached double garage and workshop are located. To the side of this garage is a timber car port.

      The post and rail enclosed stable yard comprises 3 stables and a tack room with an adjoining gymnasium/studio. A path leads from the stables to the post and rail enclosed sand school (20m x 40m) and field shelter.

      The gardens are a delightful feature of the property providing a wonderful backdrop with views over the paddocks and adjoining countryside. There is a multitude of established beds, well stocked with a variety of shrubs and flowering plants. A paved terrace stretches the width of the house providing excellent areas for al fresco entertaining. There is an ornamental pond with aquatic planting and a timber arbour providing sheltered seating. The paved pool area is enclosed by a wrought iron fence approached via a lich gate with box hedging and raised beds to either side of the timber pool house. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn interspersed with trees and shrubs including cedar and magnolias. The vegetable garden is located to one side of the stables and comprises a number of raised beds and a greenhouse.

      There is a post and rail paddock and an area of woodland. The total area amounts to about 2.8 acres.

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    Local information

    • Alderwood is located in a secluded semi-rural position on the outskirts of the sought after village of Ide Hill in the heart of a designated Area of Outstanding Beauty and greenbelt land.
    • Shopping Facilities: Ide Hill village offers local amenities with a pub, village shop, primary school and church. Sevenoaks (5 miles) provides supermarkets and other high street retailers as well as a multitude of pubs and 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: SIde Hill, Sundridge and Brasted.
    • Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar, Weald of Kent and Tonbridge Girls Grammar Schools. Weald of Kent, Trinity and Knole Academy in Sevenoaks. Tunbridge Wells Grammar for boys and Tunbridge Wells Grammar for girls.
    • Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Walthamstow Hall for Girls and Tonbridge Secondary Schools. Sevenoaks, Solefields, The Granville and New Beacon Prep Schools in Sevenoaks. St Michaels and Russell House Prep Schools in Otford. Radnor House in Sundridge.
    • Leisure Facilities: Sailing and water sports on Bough Beech or Chipstead Lakes, tennis at Chipstead village club together with football and cricket clubs. Extensive network of local bridle paths, and access to additional riding opportunities through the South East Toll Rides scheme. Hever Golf Club. Holtye
    • Golf Club, Wildernesse and Knole Golf Clubs in Sevenoaks and Nizels Golf/Fitness Cente in Hildenborough. Sevenoaks and Edenbridge Leisure Centres.
    • Communications: The M25 and A21 at the Chevening interchange provides access to London, Dartford Tunnel, South Coast and Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Sevenoaks town centre proceed in a southerly direction turning right into Oak Lane opposite Sevenoaks School. Proceed out of the town turning right over Gracious Lane Bridge and then take the next right hand turning. Continue along this road to the T-junction and at the end turn left. Continue a short distance down the hill taking the next right hand junction to Ide Hill. Proceed into the village and at the roundabout turn right. Take the next right hand turning onto Norman Street and continue along this road bearing around a sharp left where Alderwood will be found on the left.
    • EPC Rating = D