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Beech House is a substantial six bedroom modern property, completed in 2015 in a contemporary design, the front elevation has a distinctive double height window rising to the apex which allows light to flood into the generous accommodation, which extends to over 3,800 square feet in total. Features include an annexe suite which would be ideal for guests or an au-pair, Porcelain tiled floors with under floor heating to the ground floor, oak staircases with glass side screens and stylish bathroom suites with multi jet shower fitments. The property has been completed to a high specification, and has an energy efficiency performance rating of B and benefits from the remainder of an NHBS warranty, is wired for Cat 6 and satellite systems.
On entering the property the bright entrance hall provides access to the ground floor rooms, central staircase and a cloakroom. There are two reception rooms to the front of the house offering flexibility for different stages of family life, and currently arranged as a drawing room featuring a wood burning stove, and a sitting room. To the rear of the house is a stunning open plan kitchen / family room which features a bay window incorporating double doors opening to the rear terrace. The kitchen is has a comprehensive range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces. Appliances include a range style cooker with extractor fan, dishwasher, microwave and space for fridge/freezer. The smart central island unit provides additional storage and a breakfast bar. The adjoining utility room has further storage cupboards and space for appliances.
Stairs lead up from the entrance hall to an impressive first floor galleried landing, which has a seating area, an outlook to the front and an airing cupboard. There are four bedrooms on this floor, including a master suite with a dressing room, spacious en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and a view to the garden, and a guest suite with en-suite shower room. One of the other bedrooms has a Jack and Jill bathroom with separate shower. On the first floor there are two further bedrooms with skylight windows and built-in wardrobes, plus a modern bathroom also with separate shower. The au pair suite is approached over a secondary staircase to the first floor and comprises a living/bedroom with kitchenette and an en-suite bathroom.
Beech House is located in an attractive setting along a country lane on the outskirts of St. Mary's Platt, heading towards Crouch and Plaxtol, and within the conservation area of Platt. The house is set back from the lane providing a peaceful setting and backs onto woodland. The village has a picturesque church, a public house, Great Comp Gardens, and a primary school. The larger village of Borough Green is 1.1 miles away has a wider selection of village shopping and a rail station with connections to London Victoria and London Blackfriars (from 45 minutes). West Malling is just over 4 miles away and has a selection of boutiques and restaurants. Sevenoaks, 7.5 miles away, provides more comprehensive shopping, recreation facilities plus a good selection of cafés, bars and restaurants. The mainline station in Sevenoaks offers links to London Bridge (from 28 minutes), Cannon Street and Charing Cross. Connections to the national motorway network can be found at Wrotham Heath for both the M26 and M20 motorways, thereby accessing the airports at Gatwick, Heathrow and City as well as the ferry ports and Eurostar.
The locality is renowned for its choice in schooling in primary and secondary levels in both the state and private sectors including primaries in Platt and Borough Green, Sevenoaks Prep School, New Beacon, Walthamstow Hall in Sevenoaks along with St. Michaels and Russell House in Otford, Trinity School, Weald of Kent Grammar School for Girls, Sevenoaks School and Tonbridge Public School and the grammar schools in Tonbridge and Maidstone.
The house is approached over an elevated brick block drive which provides parking for several vehicles and leads to the double garage with two up and over doors. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrub hedging. A path leads to the rear patio.
The rear garden has been cleverly landscaped to benefit from each elevation of the garden. A generous patio wraps around the house, with steps leading up to a generous seating terrace which benefits from an electric point. A flat area of lawn leads up to the top of the garden, where there are number of oak trees and a majestic beech tree. A gate from here leads into Platt Woods.
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