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Beds: 6
Baths: 4
Philpots Lane, Hildenborough, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 See map

A spacious country residence of excellent proportions set within established gardens & grounds approaching 19 acres, well-located within 0.7 miles from Hildenborough Station.

The Oast House is a charming detached Oast house of character and charm, offering well-proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors, offering the incoming purchaser an excellent opportunity to update and reconfigure to their preference, subject to the necessary planning consents. The property retains many character features and is situated in a delightful semi-rural spot, with salient features including exposed wall and ceiling timbers, feature fireplaces, leadlight windows, wooden panelling to some reception rooms, parquet and tiled flooring. Also of note are the impressive gardens and extensive range of outbuildings, together with ancillary accommodation, a swimming pool and the superb location.

The primary reception rooms comprise a spacious drawing room with a feature fireplace and a dining room, both with doors opening to the garden, a family room located in one of the roundels, and a double aspect sitting room also with doors to the garden.

The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of wall and base units with some integral appliances and an Aga, and is open to a dining area with attractive views to the gardens.

There is a further kitchen to the eastern wing of the property which is also fitted with a range of wall and base units, an integral oven with an electric hob over and space for appliances.

There are two well-appointed studies, one with a fireplace.

There is one bedroom located on the ground floor, served by a shower room.

A cloakroom and corner cupboard complete the ground floor.

From the spacious primary entrance hall stairs rise to the first floor on the western wing of the property and four bedrooms, three with built-in storage and one arranged in the roundel.

There are two well-appointed family bathrooms.

From the eastern wing a secondary staircase rises to the triple aspect principal bedroom suite which is located above the drawing room and is served by an adjoining bathroom.

The Cottage provides ancillary accommodation with an opportunity to modernise, and briefly comprises a kitchen, bathroom, and two former receptions rooms that are now utilised as store rooms.

The Oast House is formerly approached through attractive electric gates with a drive leading to the outbuildings, cottage and main house, with two further entrance points off Philpots Lane. There are landscaped lawns to the front flanked with quintessential rose beds. The formal gardens continue to wrap around the property with a pond with extensive aquatic planting and the treelined driveway continues through the gardens and leads to the stabling, barns and paddocks. There is a swimming pool with a paved surround and a variety of established deciduous and evergreen trees, shrubs and perennials interspersed throughout. In total the plot amounts to about 18.94 acres.

The Oast House is situated within the London Area Greenbelt in a sought after semi-rural location conveniently located within 0.7 miles of Hildenborough station and 1.2 miles from the village which provides local shopping facilities, a village hall, schools, café, bus stop, public houses and a church.

Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (5 miles), Tonbridge (4 miles), Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater.

Mainline Rail Services: Hildenborough (0.7 miles) to Cannon Street/Charing Cross/London Bridge.

Primary Schools: Various in Hildenborough.

Grammar Schools: Tonbridge, Sevenoaks & Tunbridge Wells.

Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. Radnor House for Girls in Sundridge. Sevenoaks, Solefields, and New Beacon Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. Sackville school in Hildenborough. Holmewood House preparatory school in Langton Green. The Somerhill Preparatory Schools in Tonbridge.

Sporting Facilities: Nizels Golf Club in Hildenborough also has a private health/fitness centre. Hilden Golf and Fitness Centre. Golf clubs in Sevenoaks include Wildernesse and Knole. Sevenoaks sports and leisure centre. Squash Club at Tonbridge School.

Communications: Access to the A21 is about 2.7 miles and links with the M25, other motorway networks and Gatwick and Heathrow Airports.

All distances are approximate.

Square Footage: 5,617 sq ft

18.94 Acres

On leaving Sevenoaks, proceed southwards towards Hildenborough on the B245. Opposite the Mill Garage, turn right signposted Leigh and Penshurst into Watts Cross Road. Continue for about ¼ of a mile and turn right into Philpots Lane (first turning on the right). The Oast House will be found after approximately 0.6 of a mile on the right hand side.

Additional Info
Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council. Tax band ‘H’

Services: Mains electricity, water & drainage. Oil fired Aga.

Agent Note: A public footpath crosses part of the land.

Listed: October 12, 2023
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ID: 39746561


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