Drovers is a stylish Grade II Listed barn* set in an exclusive development
Originally the sheep pen Drovers was rebuilt in 2002 from the ground up and now forms part of an exclusive gated development of just seven properties including the Farmhouse dating back to the early 1800s. Drovers is now a timber framed weatherboarded family home offering flexible light-filled accommodation arranged over two floors, sensitively styled to combine the amenities of modern living with retained character features including a wealth of exposed wall and ceiling beams. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming oak wooden floored reception hall and comprises a large sitting/dining room with an exposed A frame vaulted ceiling, wooden flooring, an exposed red brick chimney breast with open fire and space for a sizeable dining table. This opens into a spacious kitchen with a range of wall and floor units including a breakfast bar and French doors to the rear aspect, the whole combining to create an ideal family and entertaining space. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a bedroom wing providing a large principal bedroom with French doors to the southwestly rear aspect and a contemporary fully-tiled ensuite shower room, with two further double bedrooms both with built-in storage, and a modern family bathroom. Stairs from the reception hall rise to a spacious 27 ft. study/gym with vaulted ceiling and a half-height glazed window overlooking the kitchen below, suitable for a variety of uses, opening into an ensuite bathroom with contemporary freestanding bath and half-height glazing overlooking the ground floor below.
* Note: Drovers falls under curtilage listing to the grade II listed Farmhouse. Listed buildings consent would need to be obtained to make any changes to the property.
The property is approached over a gated driveway with communal parking for multiple vehicles, leading to an open gravelled courtyard with turning circle providing and giving access to the double garage. The enclosed garden to the rear features an area of level artificial lawn and a large paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. The whole enjoying fine views over neighbouring paddocks towards Sevenoaks Greensand Ridge and the setting sun.
Set in the rolling countryside of the Low Weald in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Weald is a pretty village with a village green and a good selection of day-to-day amenities including a community shop & café, church, public house, garage, popular primary school and highly rated Italian restaurant. Nearby Hildenborough offers a good selection of local shopping and sporting facilities including Nizels Golf Club with its private health/fitness centre and Hilden Golf and Fitness Centre. The wonderful market town of Sevenoaks provides a comprehensive selection of shops, restaurants and supermarkets including Waitrose. The area offers a wide choice of social and recreational activities including the Stag Theatre, a cinema, library, leisure centre with swimming pool and fitness suite, Hollybush Recreation Ground, which provides tennis courts, bowls, astroturf pitch, a café and a children's playground and the 1,000-acre Knole Park. There is also golf at Knole and Wildernesse and cricket at The Vine. Communications links are excellent: Sevenoaks station provides frequent services to London Bridge, Canon Street and Charing Cross and the property also enjoys excellent links to the motorway network via the A21, A25 and M25 for London and the coast. The property enjoys access to a wide range of nearby state schools, including Weald Community Primary School in the village and White Rocks Farm, together with a good selection of renowned independent schools including West Heath, Solefield, The New Beacon, Sevenoaks, Fosse Bank and Sackville.
A21 (Sevenoaks Bypass) 0.7 miles, Hildenborough and station 2.8 miles (London Charing Cross 41 minutes), Sevenoaks 3.1 miles, Sevenoaks station 3.7 miles (London Cannon Street 33 minutes, London Charing Cross 36 minutes), London Gatwick Airport 26.6 miles, central London 36.8 miles
From Strutt & Parkers Sevenoaks office, head south on High Street (A225) and after 2.3 miles bear right onto Riverhill to stay on A225. At Morleys Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Morleys Road then after 0.6 mile turn left to stay on Morleys Road. Drovers can be found ahead.Read all
- Vaulted ceiling
- Set in the rolling countryside
- Double garage
- South-West facing garden
- Open fire
- No chain
- Map & Street View
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