Sevenoaks Kent TN15 Bates Hill, Ightham

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Features at a glance

  • Located in Ightham
  • Detached family home
  • Swimming pool
  • Borough Green offers speedy connections to London
  • Exposed beams and open fireplaces.

Located within the centre of the village of Ightham, a five bedroom detached family home

April Cottage offers light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over four floors, combining the amenities of modern living with a wealth of retained character features including exposed beams and open fireplaces.

The ground floor accommodation flows from a spacious welcoming reception hall with a feature bay window and inglenook fireplace. It also comprises a generous triple aspect sitting room/drawing room with a feature fireplace and French doors to a covered seating area and the gardens beyond. A large front aspect dining room with a feature bay window and a well-proportioned rear aspect snug with built-in storage on either side of the feature fireplace are also found on this floor.

The ground floor accommodation is completed by a generous kitchen and breakfast room, offering a range of bespoke fitted units with modern integrated appliances, space for a table for more informal meals and a door to the front aspect.

Stairs from the reception hall lead down to useful cellarage including a separate cellar store and up to the first floor accommodation which comprises a generous dual aspect master bedroom suite with feature cast iron fireplace, separate dressing area and en suite shower room. On this floor, there are two further well-proportioned bedrooms, both serviced by a large family shower room. The second floor accommodation comprises two double bedrooms together with a second family shower room and generous eaves storage.

The property has very descreet wheelchair access on the ground floor and garden areas.


The property is accessed via a side driveway offering parking for multiple vehicles and leading to the large detached garage with an external staircase leading to a spacious first floor room. The remaining gardens lie mainly to the side and rear of the property and are laid mainly to level lawn bordered by mature shrubs and trees, lending privacy to the setting. The rear gardens also feature a sizeable paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, a heated swimming pool with surrounding patio and a summerhouse. A detached outbuilding, formally a stable block, incorporates a spacious games room and a separate boiler room.


The property is situated in a sought-after residential position at the heart of Ightham, surrounded by numerous walks in the beautiful Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and home to a well-regarded primary school, parish church and public house. The neighbouring village of Borough Green offers day-to-day amenities including a butcher, baker, chemist, supermarkets and a mainline train station with speedy connections to London.

Nearby Sevenoaks boasts a good selection of shops, restaurants and supermarkets including Waitrose, a mainline station with services to London Cannon Street and Charing Cross in around 30 minutes together with sporting facilities including a leisure centre, golf at Knole and Wildernesse, tennis at Hollybush and cricket at The Vine. Communications links are excellent, with the nearby A25 linking to the motorway network including the M25 and M26. April Cottage enjoys access to a wide range of nearby state schools, including Ightham Primary in the village and Wrotham School together with a good selection of renowned independent schools including Sevenoaks Prep, St. Michael’s Prep, Walthamstow Hall and Sevenoaks School.


From Strutt & Parker’s Sevenoaks office, follow High Street (A225), then turn right onto Holly Bush Lane (B2019). After 1.4 miles turn right onto Seal Road (A25) and follow A25 for 3.6 miles. Turn right onto Sevenoaks Road, then turn right onto The Street (A227). The property can be found on the right hand side.

Borough Green 1.1 miles, Sevenoaks 5.4 miles, Borough Green & Wrotham station 1.3 miles (London Victoria 47 minutes), M26 (Junction 2a) 3.4 miles, M25 (Junction 5/A25) 6.9 miles, London Gatwick Airport 28.9 miles, Central London 31.7 miles

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