SMARTLY PRESENTED VICTORIAN TERRACE WITH PRIVATE PARKING TO THE FRONT, LOCATED IN A TUCKED-AWAY CUL-DE-SAC SETTING, WITHIN 0.5 MILES OF THE HIGH STREET AND CLOSE PROXIMITY OF KING GEORGE'S PLAYING FIELDS. This attractive family-friendly home offers well-proportioned accommodation with a charming blend of characteristic period features and more modern elements, to include three double-sized bedrooms and a contemporary kitchen with quartz counters and space for a full gamut of appliances. Externally a low maintenance cottage style garden with a delightful decked terrace, large summer house, store and greenhouse, serves as a perfect accompaniment. Churchill Primary School is within walking distance, with a host of other schooling options from both state and independent sectors available in the vicinity, to include the well-regarded Kent grammars in Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. Nearby Oxted and Sevenoaks facilitate any London commute, whilst the M25 can be accessed at either junction 5 or 6.
- VICTORIAN HOME WITH PERIOD FEATURES
- QUIET NO-THROUGH-ROAD SETTING
- SHORT WALK TO THE HIGH STREET
- PRIVATE PARKING
- THREE DOUBLE-SIZED BEDROOMS
- OPEN PLAN SITTING/DINING ROOM
- CONTEMPORY KITCHEN & BATHROOM
- FULLY-LANDSCAPED LOW MAINTENANCE GARDEN WITH SUMMERHOUSE
- EASY ACCESS TO KING GEORGE'S PLAYING FIELDS
A multi-pane glazed door opens into a practical porch where there is plenty of room to store outdoor wear.
From here, a door welcomes you though to the spacious and sociable, dual aspect open-plan sitting/dining room with a weight and corded sash window to the front and cosy fireplace encompassing a painted wooden surround, tiled hearth and provision for a log-burning stove. Fitted display cabinetry in a charming pine finish - much in keeping with the age of the property - has been cleverly built into the alcoves and the below stairs area provides another useful storage recess. French doors ensure that the living space enjoys a relaxed relationship with the rear garden, bringing the leafiness of the outside, inside.
The adjacent kitchen has been refitted in a contemporary style, with handleless gloss wall and base cupboards in a neutral colourway, paired with smart Silstone quartz counters/ upstands and undercabinet lighting. Space is in situ for an American style fridge freezer (with convenient mains water supply for ice etc) and a dual fuel range style cooker (with fitted Rangemaster extractor canopy over), plus space/plumbing for both a dishwasher and washing machine. A Vaillant combi gas-fired boiler (installed in 2020) is neatly concealed and other features include a tall larder, undermounted stainless steel sink/mixer tap and ceramic tiled floor.
A lobby area to the rear provides additional useful storage space, together with a door to the garden and access through to a modern family bathroom, comprising a panelled bath with shower over and hinged glass screen, close-coupled WC and wall-hung Roca vanity console with basin and drawer storage. A co-ordinating Roca wall cupboard provides stylish additional storage for family essentials with a chrome heated towel warmer another thoughtful touch.
To the first floor, all three bedrooms are double-sized with a light and airy feel, practical laminate wood flooring and ample space to install wardrobes, as well as additional storage furniture. A hatch from the landing accesses the loft space, most of which is boarded for convenience.
Externally, the rear garden is a tranquil oasis; designed with minimal maintenance and maximum enjoyment in mind, this delightful haven blends stone paving with borders stocked with cottage planting, a greenhouse, large summerhouse and accompanying storage shed – both with power supply - and decked terrace which begs any onlooker to relax a while. A gate from the rear boundary offers useful access to a passageway running along the back of Railway Terrace.
Private parking for the cottage is located directly to the front.
The historic town of Westerham is located in the valley of the River Darent in a central position between the larger towns of Sevenoaks and Oxted. Westerham’s roots date back to the Vikings and Romans and today it has evolved into a charming market town attractive to residents, diverse businesses and visitors. The high street offers a comprehensive range of local shopping facilities, which include many interesting independent shops, together with a variety of cafes, pubs and restaurants.
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Council Tax Band C (Sevenoaks) - £1,992.47 (2023/24)
Hillcrest Road, Biggin Hill, Westerham£550,000
** OPEN TO REASONABLE OFFERS - CHAIN FREE ** detached bungalow occupying a quiet location within a short walk of Biggin Hill’s amenities.
Presented to a high standard throughout with a modern kitchen complete with integrated appliances and contemporary full bathroom comprising a convenient walk-in shower, the property offers inherently flexible accommodation. Aside from three well-proportioned bedrooms, sitting room with focal fireplace and relaxed dining kitchen, an additional reception with direct access outside is perfect as a home office, studio/workspace, formal dining room or snug.
Externally, a paved garden to the rear provides sheltered seclusion, whilst to the front a more traditional space with level lawn and flower beds is the ideal spot to enjoy warmer weather towards the end of the day.
A single garage and two paved driveways catering for several cars, completes the profile of this versatile and well-appointed choice of home.
Palace Road, off Chestnut Avenue£500,000
Offered with no onward chain, this mid-Victorian home - historically utilised as a compact small-holding - is ready for improvement and potential enlargement (subject to necessary permissions).
Occupying a tucked-away, private road location with a delightful backdrop of surrounding fields to front and rear, the property benefits from a detached double-sized garage - with inspection pit - and mature level plot of circa 0.35 acres.
Westerham’s eclectic High Street with its broad selection of shops, eateries and amenities is within a few minutes’ drive, whilst Biggin Hill Waitrose is just 1.8 miles distant.
Greenoak Rise, Biggin Hill, Westerham£499,950
This charming abode, meticulously cared for by its current owners, has been lovingly enhanced over the years, creating a haven for its new inhabitants to relish. Nestled in a tranquil cul-de-sac on the outskirts of Tatsfield village, amidst serene open fields and picturesque country lanes, this semi-detached residence exudes an immaculate allure. Offering an abundance of living space, perfectly suited for a bustling family, it boasts a capacious reception area, a southeast-facing garden, off-street parking for two vehicles, a private garage, a delightful conservatory, and three generously proportioned double bedrooms.
Hillcrest Road, Biggin Hill, Westerham£495,000
** CHAIN FREE WITH NEWLY UPGRADED, CONTEMPORARY WET ROOM ** An attractive detached bungalow with driveway parking, garage and landscaped gardens, occupying a peaceful residential location within a convenient walk of Biggin Hill’s amenities and bus routes.
Neatly presented and freshly decorated, the property offers bright and versatile accommodation centred around a generously-sized central hallway, complemented by a large and infinitely practical enclosed porch, providing room to hang outdoor coats and store shoes.
The pleasingly modern layout encompasses a relaxed dining kitchen with plenty of cupboards and prep space which will delight any keen cook, as well as enjoying direct access to the rear garden, where a paved terrace is the perfect spot for al fresco entertaining.
Within the rear garden are also a summer house and large shed/workshop to suit a wide range of hobbies and pursuits.
Driveway parking and a single garage complete the profile of this well-appointed home.
St. Martins Meadow, Brasted, Nr. Westerham£425,000
CHAIN FREE - Family friendly semi offering superb scope for overall improvement and enlargement, located in the backwaters of this highly regarded village, with its convenient local amenities and excellent nearby schooling options.
The property offers well-proportioned accommodation to include three bedrooms, two receptions, kitchen and a side extension currently comprising a workshop and storage cupboard.
A south-facing rear garden extending to approximately 60 feet serves as an ideal accompaniment, together with driveway parking.