An intriguing Grade II listed property with spacious and versatile accommodation set within this popular historic town
The Old House is an intriguing Grade II listed property believed to date from the early 18th century with later additions. The house was formerly a public house and now provides spacious and versatile accommodation. Character features include exposed wall and ceiling timbers, good ceiling heights to the majority of the house, brick fireplaces, panelled walls, radiator covers and some decorative coloured glass windows. There is a secluded garden and gravelled parking area together with attractive views towards the church.
The reception rooms provide well-proportioned areas for both formal and family living. The sitting room has an outlook to the front with a number of oak pillars and a striking brick fireplace. The dining area is double aspect and open in part to the sitting room. The orangery has double doors to the garden and a roof light allowing light to flood the accommodation.
The spacious kitchen/breakfast room is well-appointed with a comprehensive range of wall and base units and a matching island unit. Granite work surfaces incorporate a 1½ bowl sink and separate preparation sink. Appliances include a Baumatic range, microwave, Bosch dishwasher and space for fridge freezer.
There is a library with an extensive range of fitted bookshelves and an outlook over the stream to the rear.
The cellar comprises a playroom and separate store room.
The principal bedroom is located on the first floor and comprises a spacious bedroom with wardrobes, a fireplace and a charming outlook towards the church. The spacious en suite bathroom is well-appointed and is fitted with a range of wardrobes.
There are two further bedrooms on this floor, together with a family bathroom and a separate shower room.
Arranged over the second floor are two bedrooms with part vaulted ceilings and are approached via two separate staircases.
The property is approached via a tall wooden gate which opens to the gravelled parking area. There is an area of lawn and established shrub borders stocked with a variety of plants including camellia, rosemary and roses, and to the front boundary is a row of lime trees. To the one side of the orangery is a decked area providing a bin store.
The Old House is situated in the sought after town of Westerham with its pretty village green, period properties, good range of shopping facilities, antique shops and excellent restaurants.
Comprehensive Shopping: Oxted (3.6 miles), Sevenoaks (5.8 miles) and Biggin Hill (3.8 miles) which has a large Waitrose.
Mainline rail services: Oxted (3.8 miles) to Victoria and London Bridge. Sevenoaks (5.2 miles) to Charing Cross/Cannon Street/London Bridge.
Primary Schools: Limpsfield, Oxted and Westerham.
State Schools: Oxted.
Private Schools: Hazlewood mixed preparatory school in Limpsfield Chart. Radnor House in Sundridge. The Public Schools at Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Caterham. Independent girls secondary school in Woldingham.
Leisure Facilities: Limpsfield Tennis and Squash Club. Health centre and leisure pool complex in Oxted. Various equestrian establishments. Public and private golf courses including Westerham, Limpsfield Chart and Tandridge Golf Club at Oxted.
The M25 is easily accessed at junction 5 to the east and Junction 6 to the west (3 miles), which link to other motorway networks and Gatwick and Heathrow Airports.
Alll distances are approximate.
Square Footage: 3,619 sq ft
From the M25 East, take junction 5 of the A21 towards Hastings and the second exit onto the A25 heading west signed Westerham. Proceed through Brasted and into Westerham. On passing Hosey Common Road on the left the gated entrance for The Old House will be found shortly after on the right hand side next to Quebec House.