- 4 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 2 receptions
A substantial semi-detached family house in an enviable rural setting
An attractive semi-detached house offering beautifully presented living space of warm rustic design, created to provide the convenience and comfort of modern living, combined with practicality and style. Extreme care and attention to detail has resulted in a truly wonderful family home boasting many original and interesting features, perfect for both family living and entertaining.
A covered outdoor entertaining area provides additional entertaining space, perfect for the warm summer months and incorporating a barbeque area and a relaxation area with a hot tub.
The ground floor accommodation is arranged around the welcoming reception hall and comprises a sitting room with a fireplace and inset log burner, a spacious country style kitchen/breakfast room with under-floor heating and bi-folding doors opening out to the gardens, a study, utility room and cloakroom.
On the first floor, the accommodation is arranged to provide a master bedroom with an en suite shower room and direct access to a roof terrace, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom featuring a ball and claw footed bath.
The second floor is devoted to a further bedroom with an en suite shower room and a walk-in wardrobe.
Outside Set within about two thirds of an acre, the house enjoys a tranquil rural setting with a backdrop of woodland. The grounds are extensively lawned and the property benefits from a double garage and extensive parking space for additional vehicles.
Adjoining the garage, is the covered entertaining/leisure area that is designed to echo the style of the garage building and house.
This property has 0.13 acres of land.
2 New Cottages is situated on the edge of the very sought after village of Shipbourne, which features a village green, church, primary school and the popular Chaser Inn, recently voted one of the best gastro pubs in Kent. There is also an active tennis club located on the Green and a popular weekly farmers market. Ightham Mote, a National Trust House, is close by and can be accessed by the excellent footpath network that exists in the village.
Hildenborough station is within easy reach and offers train services to London Bridge, Cannon Street/Charing Cross in 35/40 minutes. Further local services are to be found at Borough Green with train services to London Victoria in approximately 55 minutes.
Tonbridge and Sevenoaks both provide an excellent selection of both private and state schools as well as a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities including several golf courses nearby. www.kentpages.co.uk/education
There is also a fast, direct mainline train service from Tonbridge and Sevenoaks into London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross in about 30/40 minutes respectively.
Junction 3 of the M20/M26 is about 5 miles away providing excellent communications with the other motorway networks, Gatwick, Heathrow, City and Stansted airports, The Channel Tunnel and Ashford and Ebbsfleet International stations. (From Ebbsfleet: 17 minutes to London St Pancras). For more travel and schools information please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
Shipbourne is situated on the A227 which runs between Borough Green and Tonbridge. As you enter the village from the North, you will see the Chaser Inn on the right. Head south on Stumble Hill/A227 towards Back Lane. Continue to follow A227 for 1.5 miles, turn left onto Higham Lane. After a short distance turn left onto Puttenden Road. 2 New Cottages will be found on the right hand side.
- Reception hall,
- Sitting room, Study
- Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room, Cloakroom
- Master bedroom with en suite shower room and roof terrace
- Three further bedrooms (1 en suite)
- Family bathroom
- Double garage, ample off-road parking
- Gardens, About one third of an acre
- EPC rating D
Energy Efficiency Rating