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Brambledown is a most impressive detached Edwardian residence with later additions. The property is situated in a delightful semi-rural location nestled in the North Downs. Occupying an elevated position, the property is also steeped in history, Ralph and Ursula Vaughan Williams (The Lark ascending) lived here, which Ursula described as "Paradise remembered" in her book.
This substantial home is ideal for those looking to enjoy a secluded, private property. Set within grounds of just over five acres the house boasts high ceilings including a vaulted reception hall, open fireplaces, stained glass windows, a heated swimming pool and a detached oak framed barn. The house itself extends to over 4,300 square feet and offers five bedrooms, three of which benefit from en-suite facilities.
The ground floor accommodation offers generous and versatile space, with potential for further expansion and conversion to a buyer’s needs. The front door opens into the impressive vaulted entrance hall, which is centrally positioned. The sitting room with open fireplace is open to the dining room and leads to a kitchen breakfast room with ample space for a table and doors to a patio seating area. A dual aspect family room with feature fireplace, which is currently used as a games room, study, utility room, guest WC and large studio room complete the ground floor space. The double garage (21’7 x 16’5) and store can also be accessed internally. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, a study/ single bedroom and a family bathroom. Three of the bedrooms benefit from en-suite shower / bathrooms and all benefit from generous proportions.
A detached barn in the grounds has been converted to provide further accommodation and offers good storage. It has a large studio style room with mezzanine level, plus separate kitchen and shower room.
The house is situated in a highly sought after area approximately one and a half miles from the popular, historic town of Westerham. There is a charming mix of restaurants, cafes, banks, local shops and boutiques ensuring a strong local community. There are many nearby attractions including historic houses to visit such as Hever Castle, Penshurst Place and Squerrys Court. 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, Tandridge and Park Wood. The nearby towns of Oxted (4 miles) and Sevenoaks (7 miles) are very popular due to the fast train services to London Victoria (31 minutes) and London Bridge (from 28 minutes) and their excellent selection of local shops, swimming complex, cafes, supermarkets, restaurants and cinema. 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.
Positioned centrally within its plot, the property is surrounded by beautiful formal gardens and woodland, which extend to just over five acres and include a secluded swimming pool with a large patio area. The house benefits from a gated entrance and driveway up to the house, with a turning circle for cars and access to the double garage.
Tenure: Freehold Services: Mains Gas, Mains Electricity, Private Drainage Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council Tax Band: G
Fine Edwardian Country Residence
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