Great Dunton Farmhouse, is an elegant, detached Edwardian house of character set within charming gardens and enjoying rural views. Having undergone a comprehensive programme of restoration and refurbishment by the present owners, the house is presented with style and sophistication, seamlessly marrying together period detailing with modern day design. External elevations of mellow brick under a pitched, tiled roof with brick chimneys, is complimented by double glazed, sash and casement windows. The accommodation is arranged over three floors with features including tall ceilings with ornamental coving, sash and casement windows, fireplaces of various styles, and an attractive staircase with turned newel posts. The reception hall leads through to a reading area with a feature fireplace, whilst reception rooms are gracious providing ideal spaces for family life and entertaining. The drawing room has a dual aspect and a handsome marble fireplace and the sitting room has a bay window. The large conservatory commands a fine view of the garden and the swimming pool, connecting to the dining room and reception hall. The kitchen is furnished with bespoke wall and floor cabinets, quartz work surfaces and integrated Neff appliances.
Bedrooms are laid out over the upper two levels and are generously proportioned. Two suites on the first floor, both have dressing areas and en-suite facilities, whilst a third has use of a family bathroom. On the second floor are two large bed/sitting rooms and a further bathroom.
Situated on the edge of Dunton Green village and within a short walk of a popular local public house, Great Dunton House is less than half a mile walk – via a public footpath - of Dunton Green station. Dunton Green itself provides local shopping and amenities with a Tesco superstore just under half a mile away in Riverhead. The vibrant and popular market town of Sevenoaks is just over two and a half miles away with its selection of supermarkets, shops, restaurants, theatre, cafes, public houses and local artisan shops. The area is renowned for its choice in schools for children of all ages and include primary schools at Chevening, Dunton Green and Otford, secondary schools such as Knole Academy, Weald of Kent, Trinity School and the grammar schools in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, as well as private schools such as Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Walthamstow Hall, New Beacon, St Michael’s, Russell House and Radnor House. Sports and leisure facilities include Wildernesse, Knole and Nizels golf clubs, Sevenoaks Leisure Centre, cricket, hockey, football, tennis and rugby.
The house is approached over a sweeping gravel driveway, providing extensive parking and leads to the detached triple garage with electrically operated doors, power and light connected. An external spiral staircase rises to the useful studio room on the first floor, whilst to the rear is a self-contained hobbies room with sink. The landscaped rear gardens with far reaching countryside views provide a wonderful backdrop to the house. Principally laid to lawn with a generous paved terrace ideal for outdoor entertaining, which also extends to include a heated swimming pool and a summer house, there are charming herbaceous borders stocked with colourful perennials, a variety of mature specimen trees and evergreen hedging to the perimeter, providing a high degree of privacy.
Handsome Edwardian house of character
Refurbished to an exceptional standard with flair and sophistication
Edge of the village location
Enjoying far reaching views
Grounds in excess of half an acre with a swimming pool.