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The Bower House is a striking and elegant Grade II Listed family home, originally constructed in the 17th Century with later Georgian and Victorian additions. This beautiful home is set in stunning landscaped gardens of approximately half an acre, situated in the historic and picturesque village of Ightham.
Throughout, the property is beautifully presented and displays a wealth of period features including oak and parquet flooring, multi pane sash windows, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, high ceilings, dental coving and attractive fireplaces.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors with the internal floor area measuring an impressive 4,809 sq.ft. Access to the property is via an enclosed front porch leading to an exceptionally spacious reception hall with ornate feature fireplace, wood flooring and stunning wood panelling. From here doors lead to a beautiful bespoke kitchen dining room with a range of oak units and cabinetry, granite work surfaces and a gas fired AGA cooker. A useful utility room with an additional kitchenette features a further AGA, perfect for entertaining a large number of guests. There is an atmospheric drawing room with a large open fireplace and double doors lead to the mature landscaped gardens. Further receptions include a sitting room, family room and stairs from the hall lead to a useful cellar with wine store.
The first floor is given over to three bedrooms all with en suites including the principal bedroom, a study which could be used as a fourth bedroom if one required and a spacious landing area currently used as a library. Both the study and principal bedroom feature stunning Georgian floor to ceiling bay windows which flood the rooms with natural light. A spacious and elegant en suite bathroom to the principal bedroom features bespoke fitted wardrobes and the roll top bath is a real statement and centre piece to the room.
The second floor features a further four bedrooms, a study, with a bathroom servicing the bedrooms. These characterful rooms feature exposed timbers with vaulted ceilings.
The Bower House is situated on the periphery of the historical village of 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 2 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 are approximately 3.8 miles / 3.5 miles away, giving access to Gatwick, Heathrow and the South Coast.
To the front is a large shingled driveway with an attractive oak framed car port providing sheltered parking and storage. Secondry access from Rectory Lane provides additional parking if one requires. The landscaped garden and grounds feature a variety of well stocked beds and boarders with a range of beautiful plants, trees and shurbs. A most attractive and recently converted garden room with a fully equipped fitted kitchen provides a fantastic space to relax and enjoy the summer months. A Victorian style greenhouse is a delightful feature and a large York stone rear patio with a working well provides a wonderful area to entertain with al-fresco dining.
Wealth of Period Features
Grade II Listed
4775 Square Feet
Stunning Landscaped Gardens of 0.5 acre
Oak Framed Double Garage
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