Currently undergoing extensive re-development
Furzefield is the original show house - the first property to be built in Keston Park. Keston Park is a prestigious place to live, in terms of property prices it is the forth most expensive residential area in England. For the discerning buyer, it is an ideal investment. Furzefield has been extended and is being fully modernised whilst retaining many of the original features which makes this property unique.
This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase Furzefield in its current configuration giving you the opportunity to consider changing internal room layouts, fixtures and fittings and create a decor to your own specification.
We anticipate that there will be interest from home as well as abroad so please call us to arrange a site visit. Or to obtain further details.
Furzefield was the original show-home for keston park, an exclusive gated community based in holwood park avenue
the current owner moved into furzefield in 1967 and this is the first time since then that this property has come onto the property market
If you are looking for A unique property in an exclusive area - this could be the house of your dreams
Drawing Room * Kitchen/Family Dining Room * Separate Dining Room * Study * Library
6/7 Bedrooms to include master Suite and His and Hers Dressing Rooms * 6 Bathrooms
Large basement Complex * Strong Room * Wine Cellar * it Hub * Gymnasium/Games Room* Cinema Room
Indoor Pool Complex with Dressing Area, Shower and WC
Double Garage with annexe Over
configuration options available
Keston Park is a gated community covering an area of approximately 140 acres and home to residential properties of high architectural specification.
The land on which the park stands was part of the original Holwood Estate owned by the Earl of Derby. Its most famous past resident is undoubtedly former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher who, with her husband Dennis, moved there in the 1950's.
Other famous residents include Rolling Stone, Bill Wyman, Arsenal and England footballer Kenny Sanson and founder of Direct Line Peter Wood.
Keston is a village seeped in history managing to combine some of the most ancient and modern strands of British culture.
There is evidence of Neolithic and Bronze Age settlements in Kent generally with Iron Age warriors arriving around 200BC. This can be evidenced by the massive Hill Fort at Keston, now within the grounds of Holwood House.
Julius Caesar arrived in Keston in 55BC - but didn't stay long! He was followed some 100 years later by another Roman army commanded by Aulns Phantins at the behest of the Emperor Claudius.
The name Keston may have derived from the name of Casterton or Kasterton. In the Doomsday Book the name is given as Cheston.
William Wilberforce (English politician and philanthropist and founder of the rspca) was a frequent visitor to Keston to see his friend William Pitt (the uk's youngest Prime Minister). He would often visit the Oak Tree now called ''The Wilberforce Oak'' and contemplate matters on the stone seat that is still there.
Keston's church is dated from around 1216 and its windmill - currently in poor state of repair - dates from circa 1716.
Keston Common is a 55 hectare area of public open space and is a site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation and an area of Archaeological Significance.
Keston Park is an ideal place to live, learn, shop, relax and commute from.
Roads - Ideally situated for access to the A2, A21, M25 and other motorway links.
Rail - Keston Park is about 3 miles form Bromley South main line station with fast trains to London Victoria in 17 minutes; Orpington main line station is some 2.2 miles distant with fast trains to London Bridge in 17 minutes and London Charring Cross in 27 minutes.
Airports - For those with a private plane Biggin Hill International airport is only 10 minutes drive away., whilst Gatwick Airport is 30 miles distant and London City Airport is approximately 16 miles from Keston.
Shopping - The nearest large shopping centre to Keston Park is Bromley featuring The Glades with over 130 stores trading from a combined floor space of 464,00 sq. Ft. And both Bluewater and Lakeside shopping malls are within a 30 minute drive.
Attractions - This part of England has a wealth of historic attractions such as Hever castle, Leeds Castle, Knole Park, Chartwell to name but a few.The beautiful South Downs are about 30 miles away.