A rare opportunity to purchase a deceptively spacious detached single storey family home situated in an enviable rural location with spectacular panoramic countryside views. Benefitting from five double bedrooms, two with en-suite bathrooms and 9.65 acres of land incorporating multiple detached outbuildings, including equestrian facilities and landscaped formal gardens. Only a short drive to major transport links and local amenities. Offered to the market with no forward chain.
THE PROPERTY:The front door opens into a large entrance hall with doors to the accommodation comprising sitting/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, study, utility room/rear lobby with a cloakroom, family bathroom and five double bedrooms, two with en-suites and a large integral double garage.
The sitting room is a large open plan, double aspect reception enjoying panoramic views over the garden and surrounding countryside. This room currently incorporates a dining area, a seating area in front of the central fireplace with inset wood burner and a family TV area but is large enough to provide flexibility to suit individual needs. The kitchen/breakfast room has a front aspect with a range of wall, base and drawer units with an integrated Esse range cooker. There is a double bowl stainless steel sink with a drainer set into the worktop with space and plumbing under for a dishwasher. There is also an integrated four ring electric hob set into the worktop with an oven under and further space for a freestanding fridge freezer and a microwave. The kitchen has a door to a side garden room which enjoys far reaching countryside views. It has a wood store and door to the outside pathway. From the kitchen are also doors back to the sitting room and a further flexible reception room which is currently used as a study but could provide a formal dining room subject to individual needs.
Off the hallway is a rear lobby with space and plumbing for a washing machine and doors to a cloakroom and the rear patio. From the hallway are double doors opening to a central corridor leading to the bathroom, bedrooms and integral garage. The inner hall has a sun tube, a ceiling hatch providing access to the loft and a large airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and solar thermal system controls. One of the bedrooms provides a large self-contained guest room with an en-suite shower room, lounge area and a kitchen with double doors to the rear patio. This room offers versatility to be used as a granny annex or a potential holiday let. The family bathroom has a white suite comprising bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc.
The garage is a large integral double garage with electric up & over garage doors and a side door to the garden. The garage houses the electricity meter, fuse boxes, inverter for photovoltaic electricity generator and central heating system controls with further space for white goods.
GARDENS & GROUNDS: The property is immediately adjacent to, and has direct access to, a toll bridleway to appeal to any equestrian purchasers. What used to be called South East Toll Rides has now been renamed TROT (Toll Rides Off-road Trust). Route KE19 runs down the farm track past the kitchen on the South-East border of the property - https://www.tollrides.org.uk/routes/view/ke19/sevenoaks
Eastwood Farm is approached over its own private driveway leading off Scabharbour Road. Open grassland adjoins the main driveway, and located on this area is a former equestrian exercise arena. The driveway continues into a large turning circle in front of the property. The outbuildings lie to the immediate north of the bungalow and are more particularly described below.
The Garage and General Store (2290 sq ft): A single storey building of rendered block elevations with monopitch corrugated fibre cement and felted roof. The building incorporates a double garage and a number of general storage and workshop areas. On the northern side of the building there are a series of three individual store rooms. Located within the building is the wood pellet boiler and hopper. Behind the garage and general store is The Poultry Shed (400 sq ft), a timber framed greenhouse and an aluminium framed greenhouse. A separate gated access leads to the equestrian/smallholder buildings on the northern side which are set around a mainly concreted yard with a grass island. These buildings comprise; Stable/Store (610 sq ft) of monopitch timber frame construction on a brick plinth with chestnut boarded elevations under a monopitch corrugated fibre cement roof. The building is divided in to an open fronted store, one loose box and a workshop with screeded floor and power points throughout.
The L-shaped Stable Block (1450 sq ft) includes an open fronted store, 3 loose boxes, and on the eastern side a tack room with power points and a store with a screeded floor. The building is of timber frame construction with chestnut boarded elevations under a monopitch corrugated fibre cement roof. To the north of the stable block is the Haybarn/Store (900 sq ft) of timber frame construction with box profile steel cladding.
The Farmland: The whole land area extends to 9.65 acres/3.90 hectares). There are attractive woodland shaws and located close to the buildings is an enclosed kitchen garden, with fruit cage, and a small orchard area with 18 mixed fruit trees.
Services: Wood pellet fired boiler providing central heating with mains electricity, water supply and private drainage services connected but not tested.
Local authority: Sevenoaks District Council
Council tax: Band G
EPC: Efficiency: C (71); Carbon Dioxide: A (100)
VIEWING: To confirm directions and book your viewing by appointment only with the agents call: Paddock Wood Office: 01892 832325.
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