Built in 1883 Royal Oak Cottages are picture-perfect quaint abodes for those that adore period features and beautiful gardens. The current owners have done a brilliant job meticulously and lovingly restoring the property to its former glory creating a beautiful home for themselves to enjoy. For those that would like to expand the property, there is granted planning permission, albeit lapsed, to add a double-storey rear extension. Plans can be found on Sevenoaks planning portal 16/03960/FUL. Located in the beautiful Crockham Hill, a village in the Sevenoaks district of Kent, about 3 miles south of Westerham and 4 miles south of Oxted. The village street is on the line of the London to Lewes Way Roman road and boasts a 19th-century pub, the Royal Oak, and Holy Trinity church as well as being home to many famous figures such as the Churchill and Gladstone families
- PICTURESQUE PERIOD COTTAGE
- BUILT IN 1883
- LAPSED PLANNING PERMISSION 16/03960/FUL
- NEW SUMMER HOUSE WITH INTERNET
- BEAUTIFUL WEST FACING GARDEN
- LOVINGLY REFURBISHED BY CURRENT OWNERS
- WEALTH OF PERIOD FEATURES
- NOT LISTED
- LOCAL PARKING
Stepping through the attractive front door, into the bijoux reception full of character with stripped pine floorboard and wood-burning stove, and tiled hearth. Exposed beams create a perfect snug room to relax. The cottage kitchen with shaker style cabinetry has been cleverly designed utilising all available space to include Quooker boil tap, induction hob, dishwasher, and washer/dryer, whilst retaining the charm befitting a property of this age. The newly fitted and modern shower room is found off the kitchen with a heated towel rail, sink and WC.
Winding up to the first floor via the attractive whitewashed staircase, are two bedrooms. The principal bedroom is full of character with exposed beam detailing, a beautiful oak door with authentic ironmongery, double-glazed windows, shelving, and cloth hanging space. The second bedroom makes for a perfect guest bedroom or nursery.
Stepping through the kitchen door onto the stone-paved courtyard, a perfect spot to enjoy a morning coffee. A decorative private walkway leads down and opens onto your west-facing garden complete with a newly installed summer house that benefits from wired-in internet, heating, and cork flooring. A perfect work from home solution in a serene setting. Opening the bi-fold doors and stepping down the wood decking, is a decorative and low-maintenance gravel seating area to bask in the summer sun. The owners have lovingly cared for the garden and tended to grow a herbs, including, bay, Sage, Chives and oregano amongst others, fruit plants and other flowering. There is also a useful shed to store your everyday gardening equipment.
Mains electricity, water and drainage
Sevenoaks District Council
Council Tax Band C