A unique and desirably positioned detached house in the village of Halstead, with beautiful gardens of over an acre. This bespoke Scandia Hus was built in 1988 in the style of a Scandinavian lodge, and offers well-proportioned, versatile accommodation of just under 2,000 square feet and also benefits from a detached garage, workshop and outbuilding.
Internally the property is arranged over two levels, and benefits from triple glazing, pine clad ceilings and a balcony from the master bedroom. On the ground floor the entertaining space includes a generous dual aspect sitting room with an attractive open fireplace, a dining room overlooks and has doors to the garden, and which has been opened to the kitchen, creating a fantastic family space.
The solid wood kitchen has matching base and eye level units, with integrated appliances including an oven, hob and dishwasher, built in larder cupboard and space for a fridge freezer. Directly behind the kitchen is a useful utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, and a door to the side of the house. A shower room, fourth bedroom and spacious entrance hall complete the ground floor.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms, all with built in wardrobes, a family bathroom and a second family / reception area on the landing that would make an ideal play area. The master bedroom is at the rear of the house and benefits from a balcony overlooking the garden, built in wardrobes and en-suite bathroom. There is also access to a useful loft space and an airing cupboard from the landing. There is potential to create a fifth bedroom in the landing space, subject to a buyer’s own investigations and the necessary permissions.
Cherry Cottage is positioned in a semi-rural position just outside of the desirable village of Halstead, conveniently situated just outside of Greater London amid Kent countryside and just north of Sevenoaks. The village offers local facilities including village shop, Post Office, two Public Houses, a stylish café, church, primary school and nursery.
A more extensive selection of shops and banking facilities can be found in Sevenoaks or Bromley. Schools include Sevenoaks, Newstead Woods, St. Olave's, Radnor House, St Katharine’s Primary and Halstead Community Primary School. For commuters, Knockholt Station is approximately 1.7 miles away and Orpington Station approximately 4.6 miles away. Both provide easy access to London terminals at London Bridge, Charing Cross with Victoria trains also available from Orpington. Access to the national motorway system is via the M25 junction 4. The area is renowned for its walks and bridle paths and nearby golf clubs.
The house sits on a plot of approximately 1.1 acres, with the rear garden extending in a southerly direction to an impressive 647 feet. To the front of the house is a driveway, which offers parking for several cars and access to the double garage (20’ x19’7), which also benefits from an attached workshop and studio. There is a further barn style outbuilding, an ideal covered entertaining, play or storage area, or it could potentially be converted for equestrian use if desired given the land with the property.
The garden has been landscaped is mainly laid to lawn, with mature hedging, shrubs, trees, established flower beds and two ponds. The property also benefits from side access into the garden, as there is a right of way on the lane up to double gates beyond the barn.
Bespoke Scandia Hus
1.1 Acres of Gardens
Generous Living Room
Kitchen / Family Room
Three Bath / Shower Rooms