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Formerly the home of Arthur James Stark the landscape and animal painter until his death in 1902. This substantial 5/6 bedroom Victorian family home is on the market for the first time in over 50 years. It offers generous proportion rooms with high ceilings throughout, covering 3631 Sq. ft. of living space with lots of natural light. An enclosed entrance porch with original tiled floors leads to a wide entrance hallway with reception rooms off. Of particular note is an elegant drawing room formerly used as an artists studio with working fireplace with wood surround and French doors onto a conservatory with lovely views over the gardens. There is a family room and formal dining room to the front and a study to the side. A kitchen with range of units with corian worktops and built in appliances, this leads into a breakfast room with parquet flooring. Completing the ground floor is a bathroom and cloakroom. Stairs lead to the first floor half landing with a kitchen, (this could easily be converted to a bedroom) bathroom and separate wc. The first floor offers 4 bedrooms with an interconnecting 5th bedroom/dressing room. The top floor of the house has a 5th/6th bedroom and access to the ample attic room creating lots of storage.
Superbly located on a prestigious and much sought after road in the village of South Nutfield and within walking distance of the village primary school, shop & post office and a short distance (0.2 miles) from Nutfield Railway Station which has services to Tonbridge, Redhill, London Bridge and Victoria. Nearby is The Hawthorns School, Nutfield Priory with its health club and leisure facilities and Priory Farm which has a garden centre, farm shop selling local produce, fruit picking and many activities for children.
Occupying a half acre plot, the house is approached over a tarmac drive with parking for several cars and access to a detached double garage with electric up and over door. There is a mature front garden laid to lawn with hedges giving privacy from the road. The delightful rear garden has a terrace with lovely views over the formal gardens and doors to the kitchen and conservatory. Designed over three levels with several seating areas, the garden contains productive fruit trees and bushes (e.g. apple, pear, mulberry, raspberry, thornless blackberry), established shrubs & hedgerows, and specimen trees including Japanese maple and silver birch. There is a love seat area, a summer house, potting shed and two further stores.
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