A spacious and attractive six bedroom house located in this fabulous rural setting with a wealth of character features requiring modernisation and refurbishment or alternatively rebuilding to your own design, subject to planning. The house is set in an attractive garden and is largely surrounded by the rolling fields of the highly sought after countryside of Ide Hill. The house is constructed of rag-stone and brick with part tile hung elevations under a Kent peg tile roof. Internally there are exposed timber beams, wooden latch locks and an open brick fireplace. We understand that the oldest part of the cottage is believed to date back to the 16th century. The house is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, close to Bough Beech Reservoir with Ide Hill Village about 1.5 miles away. Sevenoaks is to be found about 5.8 miles away with its comprehensive range of shops, restaurants and travel facilities including the mainline station with regular and swift services to London and The City.
Gate leading to off street parking and double garage.
Shower cubicle. WC and wash-hand basin.
Brick surround fireplace. French doors leading to the garden. Windows overlooking the garden and to the fields beyond.
Work surfaces. Built in sink unit with mixer tap. Space for appliance. Built in electric Baumatic electric hob with oven below. Under stairs storage cupboard. Door leading to:
Tranco gas fired boiler. Space for appliance. Work surfaces with built in Bosch electric hob. Premier range gas hob. Bosch oven below. Built in microwave. Range of wall and base units. Integrated fridge and freezer. Bosch dishwasher. Sink unit with mixer tap.
A well proportioned room comprising of a sitting room with an Inglenook fireplace and a dining area. Door to:
Brick recessed area. Views over the garden. Door leading to larder. Potterton gas fired boiler. Door leading to the garden.
Full wall of windows. Double French doors leading to the garden.
With views over the garden.
With views over the garden.
Bath with shower attachment. WC. Wash hand-basin.
Double aspect with views over the garden. Built in cupboard. Further built in cupboard, housing water tank and hot water cylinder.
Storage cupboard. Door leading to:
With views over the garden and the adjoining fields. Built in cupboard, housing hot water cylinder. Door leading to:
Double bedroom with a double aspect. Superb views over the garden and adjoining fields.
A good-sized garden (we understand to be half an acre) with a paved patio area suitable for al fresco dining. Mainly laid to lawn with surrounding hedges. Potting Shed. Storage shed. Gate leading from the road to access an onsite further garage.
Old Forge Cottage is situated in a pretty rural location, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, close to Ide Hill. Bough Beech Reservoir and Emmetts Garden, which is owned by the National Trust are close by. The property is surrounded by stunning countryside with views across the surrounding fields and is perfectly situated for country walks.
Ide Hill village is about 1.5 miles away, with a good public house, a church, village hall and community store. Four Elms Primary School is 2.7 miles away from the property and Penshurst Station taking 58 minutes to London Bridge/Charing Cross and is located 4 miles away.
Sevenoaks Town Centre is 5.8 miles from the property and has an abundance of small independent speciality shops, boutiques, pubs and restaurants. The Stag Community Arts Centre offers a rich and varied calendar. Knole Park is on the eastern edge of Sevenoaks. This stunning 600-year-old stately National Trust home combines numerous historic treasures and a 1,000-acre deer park. Excellent sporting facilities in and around the area. The Sevenoaks Leisure Centre offers an excellent gym and pool and there is a selection of private health clubs.
Sevenoaks mainline station takes approximately 32 minutes to Cannon Street/London Bridge/Charing Cross.
The Sevenoaks area offers an excellent selection of schools.
Weald of Kent Grammar - Sevenoaks Annexe, Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Weald of Kent and Tonbridge Girls Grammar in Tonbridge, Knole Academy and The Trinity School in Sevenoaks. Skinners School, Tunbridge Wells, Trinity School and Knole Academy.
Independent Schools: Walthamstow Hall, Solefields, Sevenoaks Prep, Granville, New Beacon, St Michael’s, Russell House, Sevenoaks School and Radnor House.
Motorway Links: The M25 can be accessed at the Chevening interchange linking to other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, The Channel Tunnel and the Dartford River Crossing.