Silver Beech Farm is a spacious and well proportioned family home with accommodation primarily arranged over a single level together with a first floor Master Bedroom Suite. With large reception / family living areas, which are complemented by features such as the beamed vaulted ceiling and reclaimed parquet flooring in the Drawing Room, air-conditioning in the Conservatory and Master Bedroom, under floor heating in the bath/shower rooms and a hand crafted rustic style kitchen, the house has a versatile layout and commands a lovely outlook to the south from the rear, over its own land and across Cudham Valley which is an area of outstanding natural beauty.
To one end of the Drawing Room is a fitted oak bar complete with wine racks whilst to the other end is an open fire with a stone surround. The Dining Room is open plan to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room and has a partition central fireplace with a double sided wood burning stove and an open arch to the hard wood Conservatory with its limestone flooring and ceiling fans. The Kitchen area itself is comprehensively fitted with a range bespoke timber wall and floor units with granite work surfaces and includes a pantry which has electrical sockets for a microwave and there are spaces for a range cooker and American style fridge/freezer.
From the Drawing Room a set of stairs lead through a Study area to the Master Suite with its En Suite Bathroom, walk-in wardrobe and pair of French Doors and Juliet Balcony affording a view of the grounds. The remaining four bedrooms can be found on the ground floor with two having well appointed En Suite facilities and two sharing the Family Bathroom which is fully tiled with marble and has a separate shower cabinet.
The house is situated in a semi rural location approximately three miles from the centre of the historic town of Westerham with its pretty period properties, range of local shops, boutiques and antique centres. Popular with tourists due to its associations with Winston Churchill and General Wolfe, the town is a highly sought after and has a good selection of restaurants, bars and coffee shops.
The immediate countryside is lovely, providing for marvellous walks and riding. A variety of sporting activities can be had with many tennis, rugby and soccer associations along with various golf clubs such as Westerham, Cherry Lodge and Park Wood. The nearby towns of Oxted (5.8 miles), Sevenoaks (8.4 miles) and Bromley (9 miles) have more comprehensive shopping facilities and are very popular due to the fast train services to various London stations. Orpington station which is in Zone 6, is 5.8 miles away and offers trains to London Bridge from 15 minutes. The national motorway network and Gatwick Airport are easily accessed via the M25 at Godstone (Junction 6) or Sevenoaks (Junction 5). The area is well known for having a fine selection of schools at primary and secondary levels, in both the state and private sectors including Churchill Primary School Westerham, Hazelwood in Limpsfield, Woldingham School for Girls, New Beacon Sevenoaks, Sevenoaks School and the Kent grammar schools.
The house is approached via a an electric five bar gate to a gravelled drive which circles in front of the house and to the Annexe, which includes an open plan kitchen/breakfast room bedroom and shower room, and further parking area. There is also a secondary access from the road. The Barn is a substantial building with large Workshop attached which provides wonderful storage facilities. There is also further potential for garaging and equestrian facilities to be built on the site Subject to planning consent.
The mature gardens and grounds have a variety of tall, mature trees and hedgerows, generous terracing, large expanses of lawns along with paddocks, fruit trees and light woodland. Beyond the Barn is an outdoor swimming pool which is now in need of renovation and requires connection of a heating method. In total the grounds extend to 15.979 acres (6.46 hectares)
Agents note: There are two Public Footpaths that cross the land.
Services: Mains electricity; LPG CH/HW; Private drainage
Local Authority: London Borough of Bromley
Drawing Room with Vaulted Ceiling
Three Bedrooms all with En Suite Facilities
2 Further Bedrooms