15 Bank Street
The Gate House is a detached, period property which has been beautifully renovated, situated in the pretty village of Ightham. The four / five bedroom house is positioned just off a sleepy lane and features a larage and well maintained garden and double garage. As well as being renovated extensively througout; the property has also been extended to create a large family kitchen. With an abundance of light and openess - The Gate House is a charming home.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall and briefly comprises a generous dual aspect living room with parquet flooring, open fireplace, feature bay window and French doors to the rear gardens opening into a good-sized dual aspect dining room. There is a seperate, dual aspect study and a well-proportioned snug. The bespoke, handmade kitchen has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and features a large central island, modern integrated appliances, a four-oven Aga, walk-in pantry, mezzanine floor with eaves storage and French doors leading onto a charming south-facing garden. There is a seperate utility room, also with garden access.
The ground floor accommodation is completed by two well-proportioned bedrooms, the master with wooden flooring and French doors to the gardens. There is also a cloakroom, shower room and a spacious family bathroom with twin sinks and a separate walk-in shower. The first floor accommodation offers two further well-proportioned bedrooms together with generous eaves storage.
The property has parking for multiple vehicles bordered by an area of level lawn and steps to a paved front aspect terrace. There is a detached double garage with an external staircase leading to a spacious first floor room, suitable for a variety of uses.
The remaining walled gardens are accessed via a five bar gate and feature a sizeable terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, with steps up to an area of level lawn bordered by well-maintained evergreen flowerbeds. The garden, which is approximately 0.6 of an acre, is south-facing and it backs onto woodland.
The property is situated in a sought-after residential position in 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, recreation ground and public houses.
The neighbouring village of Borough Green offers day-to-day amenities including a butcher, baker, chemist, supermarkets, restaurants, a public house, GP and dentist surgeries 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. Communications links are excellent, with easily accessible links to the motorway network including the M20, M25 and M26.
The Gate House is nearby to a good selection of renowned independent schools including Sevenoaks Prep, St. Michaels Prep, Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks School and Tonbridge School.
From Strutt & Parkers Sevenoaks office, follow High Street (A225) for 0.2 miles and turn right onto Holly Bush Lane (B2019).
After 1.4 miles turn right onto Seal Road (A25) and follow this road for 3.5 miles.
Turn right onto Rectory Lane and after 0.1 mile The Gate House can be found on the right-hand side.Read all