About this property

TENURE: Freehold

A spacious and attractive family home, originally dating from the 1930s with later additions. The house is set over two levels, extending to just over 2,500 square feet and offers versatile, generous and light living space, including a triple aspect drawing room, dual aspect family / play room with wood burning stove and an impressive central hallway with feature fireplace. The house is beautifully presented, and boasts smart oak joinery and floors to many of the rooms. The drawing room also features a raised brick fireplace and French doors to the garden terrace. Further ground floor accommodation include a bespoke kitchen / breakfast room and utility, a study, shower room and WC, and a bright conservatory which has an outlook and opens to the garden and is adjacent to the kitchen / breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of oak wall and base units including a dresser style cupboard. Granite work surfaces incorporating a 1½ bowl sink, extend to provide a breakfast bar. Appliances include Smeg range style oven with extractor fan, Neff dishwasher and microwave. The utility room offers useful access to the front and side of the house. Stairs lead from the central hallway to the first floor landing, which has an airing cupboard and provides access to two loft spaces. The spacious master bedroom benefits from a dual aspect, built in wardrobes and hidden storage cupboards, and a stylish en-suite shower room. There are four further bedrooms, all with built in storage, and a modern family bathroom with his and hers sinks and a separate shower. Three of the bedrooms have an outlook to the rear and enjoy countryside views. Externally there is a further play area / home office above the double garage, which is an ideal versatile extra space.

Green Gables is located in historical Ightham, a picturesque village set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of Kent. Ightham is a popular village with the beautiful Ightham Mote now owned by the National Trust being just a few miles south of the village. The village has a fantastic public house serving food and cask ales and local cricket club. It lies 1.4 miles from Borough Green & Wrotham Station with direct services to London Victoria (48 minutes) London Blackfriars (52 minutes) and Ashford International (50 Minutes) Junction to the M26 / M20 is approximately 3.5 miles away, giving access to Gatwick, Heathrow and the South Coast. Further amenities and transport links (London Bridge and Charing Cross line to London) are to be found in Sevenoaks 5.8 miles away.

Green Gables sits on a good size plot, set off the road with a brick block driveway for several vehicles leading to a detached double garage 712 square feet. The front garden benefits from established hedging to the front, with gates leading to the rear at both sides of the house. The attractive rear garden is a delightful feature of the property, and is mainly laid to lawn with landscaped paved and decked areas for entertaining. Mature trees, shrubs, raised beds and flower borders provide structure and interest. Additionally there is a timber summerhouse, with decked veranda and a garden shed.

Additional Information
• Tonbridge and Malling District Council

• Council Tax Band G

• All Mains Services

• Boiler - The vendors have informed us that the boiler was replaced in November 2018

• Solar Panels – have been installed by the current owners to the house and back of the garage, providing a feed-in tariff (FIT).

Energy Performance Certificate


Agent details

Hamptons International Sevenoaks

  • 24 London Road
  • Sevenoaks
  • Kent
  • TN13 1AP
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