A fine seven bed country house with glorious grounds and stunning views all in 2.2 acres
Downlands is a beautifully presented family house. Internally it is well proportioned with all the principal rooms benefitting from the wonderful views to the south.
The house is light and spacious and the drawing room features a wide bay with window seat enjoying the southerly views and a marble fireplace with granite hearth.
The dining room has oak flooring and a marble fireplace and double doors lead to the conservatory.
The spacious kitchen/breakfast room is extremely well fitted with a comprehensive range of hand painted smallbone units including a dresser style cupboard. There is a matching island unit with corrian work surfaces.
Appliances include AEG double oven, induction hob, Miele dishwasher and integral fridge/freezer.
The majority of the bedrooms have an excellent range of fitted cupboards and the bathrooms are all fairly recent featuring white suites and chrome fittings.
The house is approached via brick pillars with electrically operated wrought iron gates over a very impressive long gravel drive to the house and four car garage, which has twin electric up and over doors, a wine cellar and an office.
The gardens are a fabulous feature of Downlands and provide a wonderful backdrop to the house,being predominately laid to lawn with well stocked beds and borders.
Adjacent to the house is a flagstone terrace which provides an excellent area for entertaining. There is Chilstone balustrading around some of the lawns with elegant brick steps and an extremely well located summerhouse which has superb views.
To the rear of the house is a part ragstone wall, enclosed courtyard area for dogs or children. From here steps lead to a wooded area. Area 2.2 acres.
This property has 2.2 acres of land.
The house is set in An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the foot of the North Downs with superb southerly views.
The property lies almost midway between the villages of Ightham, Kemsing and Wrotham, close to Pilgrims Way and all three provide local amenities including village shops, well regarded primary schools and a number of pubs.
Borough Green in about 3 miles, which has a more comprehensive range of local facilities including a railway station with regular services to London Victoria. Otford station on the same line is 2.4 miles.
Sevenoaks is about 7 miles providing an excellent and comprehensive range of educational, recreational and shopping facilities, together with mainline station serving Cannon Street/Charing Cross.
Ebbsfleet International is about 14 miles to the north with connections via high speed 1 to London St Pancras and Paris/Brussels.
Junction 3 for the M20/M25/M26 about 3 miles away giving access to the other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, The Channel Tunnel, Ebbsfleet and Ashford International stations and Bluewater shopping Centre.
For more information on train services and schools, please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk and www.kent-pages.co.uk/eduction.
From Junction 5 of the M25 take the A21 turn off and proceed onto the A25 heading east through the traffic lights, After passing through Seal, continue up the hill and take the 2nd left signposted Heaverham and Kemsing. Continue through Heaverham turning right just after Cowdleham House into Cotmans Ash Lane, at the top turn right and the entrance of Downlands is the 2nd driveway on the left hand side.Read all
- Drawing room
- Dining room
- Sitting room
- Study and Conservatory
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- 7 Bedrooms - 2 ensuite bathrooms
- 2 Family bathrooms
- Garage block with parking for 4 cars, wine cellar and potential office over
- Fabulous gardens, about 2.2 acres
- Map & Street View
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