Keeper’s Cottage, Bough Beech

Ide Hill Road, Bough Beech, Kent TN8 7PN

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A luxury 5 bedroom character detached family home amidst gardens and grounds of about 6.7 acres in a rural setting, yet only 7 miles from Sevenoaks.
Reception hall, drawing room, dining room, study, bespoke kitchen/family room, utility room, cloakroom, master bedroom suite with private balcony and en suite bathroom, 4 further bedrooms, 3 with en suite shower rooms, family bathroom, private driveway and turning area, double garage, gardens, field and woodland extending to 6.7 acres.

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Situation

Keepers Cottage is situated in a delightful rural position between the villages of Ide Hill and Bough Beech with Bough Beech Reservoir close by, with its sailing club and bird watching.

Keepers Cottage stands in 1.7 acres including duck pond in a rural location overlooking farmland on a wooded plot opposite Bough Beech Reservoir.

This substantial luxury traditional style house of about 3652 sq ft plus garaging is due for completion in 2014. The accommodation is spacious and versatile and could clearly be adapted to suit the needs of the individual buyer. There will be an enhanced electrical specification and audio system to the major rooms, all provided by renowned installers, Seven Integration.

The front door opens to a spacious reception hall with staircase to the first floor. The dual aspect drawing room will be impressive with two doors to the side. Both the dining room and study have bays to the front aspect. The kitchen/breakfast room with bespoke kitchen by Woodwork Kitchens of Southborough will provide an impressive space and is double aspect. It is designed currently to be open to the family room which has double doors to the rear garden. There is also a utility room and cloakroom which completes the ground floor.

A staircase from the reception hall leads to the spacious landing. The master bedroom suite will be a superb feature of the property with a private balcony and en-suite bathroom. On this level is proposed two bedroom suites, further bedroom and a family bathroom. The stairs rise from the landing to the second floor which gives access to a further bedroom suite.

The home is enhanced through the provision of built in speakers in the main rooms, multi-media connectivity and room by room HD media connections to allow the occupants to stream music or video from the latest devices.

Outside

Keepers Cottage is approached from Ide Hill Road via a gated private driveway leading to a parking and turning area to the front of the house. There is a double garage. The gardens surround the house to three sides and are bordered by mature trees and hedging. There is a landscaping plan with associated planting scheme but if buyers wish to make any alterations then this may have to be done after completion. The gardens extend to 1.7 acres.

There is also a field and woodland amounting to about 5 acres opposite Keepers Cottage overlooking the scenic Bough Beech Reservoir.

Shopping

The village of Chiddingstone is within 2.5 miles, providing a village shop/post office, tea room, church and The Castle Inn public house and restaurant and primary school.

Chiddingstone Causeway has a general store and Four Elms also provides a garden centre and equestrian shop, church and primary school.

Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks – 7.1 miles, Tunbridge Wells – 11.5 miles, Bluewater Shopping Centre near Dartford.

Leisure

The property is less than a mile from the newly refurbished Wheatsheaf Inn. There are also several well regarded local golf clubs nearby at Hever, Westerham and Sevenoaks.

Locally, Nizels in Hildenborough also has a private health/fitness centre. Sevenoaks has a public sports and leisure centre. Cricket and Rugby is available in the Vine area of Sevenoaks amongst other local clubs at Four Elms.

 

 

 

Education

Schooling locally is excellent. There is a good choice of primary schools either at Chiddingstone or Ide Hill, whilst excellent preparatory choices are available nearby at Somerhill, Hilden Grange, Hilden Oaks, New Beacon, Combe Bank and Fosse Bank schools.

There are also renowned public and grammar schools in the area, which include Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Walthamstow Hall, Judd, Skinners, and Tonbridge Grammar School for Girls or Combe Bank School for Girls in Sundridge.

www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk.

Travel

  • Chiddingstone 2.5 miles
  • Four Elms 2.5 miles
  • Sevenoaks 7.1 miles
  • Oxted 8.4 miles
  • Tunbridge Wells 11.5 miles
  • Central London 32 miles
  • (All distances approximate)

Mainline Rail Services: Charing Cross/Cannon Street from Sevenoaks and Hildenborough. London Bridge/Victoria from Edenbridge. www.nationalrail.co.uk

 

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Bough Beech 01 low res

Situation

Keepers Cottage is situated in a delightful rural position between the villages of Ide Hill and Bough Beech with Bough Beech Reservoir close by, with its sailing club and bird watching.

Keepers Cottage stands in 1.7 acres including duck pond in a rural location overlooking farmland on a wooded plot opposite Bough Beech Reservoir.

This substantial luxury traditional style house of about 3652 sq ft plus garaging is due for completion in 2014. The accommodation is spacious and versatile and could clearly be adapted to suit the needs of the individual buyer. There will be an enhanced electrical specification and audio system to the major rooms, all provided by renowned installers, Seven Integration.

The front door opens to a spacious reception hall with staircase to the first floor. The dual aspect drawing room will be impressive with two doors to the side. Both the dining room and study have bays to the front aspect. The kitchen/breakfast room with bespoke kitchen by Woodwork Kitchens of Southborough will provide an impressive space and is double aspect. It is designed currently to be open to the family room which has double doors to the rear garden. There is also a utility room and cloakroom which completes the ground floor.

A staircase from the reception hall leads to the spacious landing. The master bedroom suite will be a superb feature of the property with a private balcony and en-suite bathroom. On this level is proposed two bedroom suites, further bedroom and a family bathroom. The stairs rise from the landing to the second floor which gives access to a further bedroom suite.

The home is enhanced through the provision of built in speakers in the main rooms, multi-media connectivity and room by room HD media connections to allow the occupants to stream music or video from the latest devices.

Outside

Keepers Cottage is approached from Ide Hill Road via a gated private driveway leading to a parking and turning area to the front of the house. There is a double garage. The gardens surround the house to three sides and are bordered by mature trees and hedging. There is a landscaping plan with associated planting scheme but if buyers wish to make any alterations then this may have to be done after completion. The gardens extend to 1.7 acres.

There is also a field and woodland amounting to about 5 acres opposite Keepers Cottage overlooking the scenic Bough Beech Reservoir.

Shopping

The village of Chiddingstone is within 2.5 miles, providing a village shop/post office, tea room, church and The Castle Inn public house and restaurant and primary school.

Chiddingstone Causeway has a general store and Four Elms also provides a garden centre and equestrian shop, church and primary school.

Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks – 7.1 miles, Tunbridge Wells – 11.5 miles, Bluewater Shopping Centre near Dartford.

Leisure

The property is less than a mile from the newly refurbished Wheatsheaf Inn. There are also several well regarded local golf clubs nearby at Hever, Westerham and Sevenoaks.

Locally, Nizels in Hildenborough also has a private health/fitness centre. Sevenoaks has a public sports and leisure centre. Cricket and Rugby is available in the Vine area of Sevenoaks amongst other local clubs at Four Elms.

 

 

 

Education

Schooling locally is excellent. There is a good choice of primary schools either at Chiddingstone or Ide Hill, whilst excellent preparatory choices are available nearby at Somerhill, Hilden Grange, Hilden Oaks, New Beacon, Combe Bank and Fosse Bank schools.

There are also renowned public and grammar schools in the area, which include Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Walthamstow Hall, Judd, Skinners, and Tonbridge Grammar School for Girls or Combe Bank School for Girls in Sundridge.

www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk.

Travel

  • Chiddingstone 2.5 miles
  • Four Elms 2.5 miles
  • Sevenoaks 7.1 miles
  • Oxted 8.4 miles
  • Tunbridge Wells 11.5 miles
  • Central London 32 miles
  • (All distances approximate)

Mainline Rail Services: Charing Cross/Cannon Street from Sevenoaks and Hildenborough. London Bridge/Victoria from Edenbridge. www.nationalrail.co.uk

 

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