5 bed detached house for sale in High Street, Chipstead, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13
- 5 bedrooms
- Superb home in central village location
- Versatile accommodation
- Sevenoaks station approx. 1.5 miles
- Good road links
- Wonderful established gardens
- Double garage & parking
Description Superb period village home of character with an impressive landscaped garden, well located for local primary schools
Bushey Cottage occupies a central position within Chipstead, benefitting from a common, two public houses and a lake and sailing club. It is superbly located for the popular Amherst Juniors and Riverhead Infants Schools. Riverhead village is also within 0.4 miles providing a chemist, butcher, public house, church, library, wine merchants, convenience store, local shops, and a Tesco superstore.
Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater Shopping Centre.
Mainline Rail Services: Sevenoaks (1.5 miles) to London Bridge/Charing Cross/Cannon Street.
Primary Schools: Amherst Juniors (0.6 miles), Riverhead Infants (0.7 miles), Chevening, and various in Sevenoaks including Sevenoaks, St Thomasâ rcp, St Johnâs cep and Lady Boswellâs cep Schools.
Secondary Schools: Knole Academy, Weald of Kent Grammar and Trinity Secondary Schools in Sevenoaks. Several in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. The Granville, Sevenoaks, Walthamstow Hall, Solefields and New Beacon Prep Schools. St Michaelâs and Russell House Prep Schools in Otford. Radnor House School in Sundridge.
Leisure Facilities: Sailing and water sports on Chipstead Lake. Holmesdale Cricket and Bowls Clubs. Tennis at the village club. Wildernesse and Knole Golf Clubs in Sevenoaks. Nizels Golf and Fitness Centre in Hildenborough. Sevenoaks Swimming and Leisure Centre. Rayleys Tennis Centre. Cricket, Hockey, Football and Rugby in the Sevenoaks Vine area.
Bushey Cottage is an impressive period property of mixed ages centrally located within the popular Chipstead village. The split level accommodation is immaculately presented and provides both formal and informal living. Features include good ceiling heights, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, multi-pane sash and casement windows, attractive fireplaces, highly polished tiled and wooden flooring, decorative brass touch plates, picture rails and radiator covers. Of particular note are the superb landscaped gardens which provide a wonderful backdrop to the property. There is also a detached double garage with an adjoining workshop to one side.
An attractive part enclosed porch with a front door leading to the spacious reception hall featuring an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove.
Due to the configuration of the accommodation, all the reception rooms have direct access to the rear garden. Double doors open to the triple aspect drawing room which has an elegant fireplace with carved wooden surround and mantel. The dining room has full height windows and doors to the garden, bookshelves and display cupboards. There is also an illuminated well with toughened glass cover and access to the cellar. The impressive family room has vaulted ceilings, full height windows and a Contura wood burning stove.
The attractive kitchen/breakfast room is triple aspect with doors to the rear terrace. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with dresser style cupboards, wine racks and a larder cupboard. Granite work surfaces incorporate a sink and drainer. Appliances include Britannia range cooker, integral dishwasher and space for fridge freezer. The adjoining utility room has space for appliances, storage cupboards and a door to outside.
An inner lobby has stairs rising to the first floor, an under stairs cupboard and a cloakroom.
The first floor landing can be accessed by two separate staircases, and has two airing cupboards.
The principal bedroom is triple aspect with views over the rear garden and a range of fitted wardrobes and dressing table. Stairs lead to the en suite bathroom with a vaulted ceiling, multi-jet bath, W.C. And glass bowl basin.
The guest bedroom has an outlook to the front, built-in bookshelves, wardrobes and is served by a well appointed en suite bathroom.
There are two further bedrooms on this floor, both with an outlook to the front.
The family bathroom is split level and has a separate shower cubicle.
Arranged over the second floor is the fifth bedroom which has vaulted ceilings and views to the front, side and rear.
To the front of the house is a wrought iron pedestrian gate leading over a flagstone path to the front porch, flanked on one side by standard clipped privet trees under planted by lavender. Wisteria and climbing roses adorn the front elevation with well stocked borders.
A pedestrian access and electrically operated double gates lead to the rear garden and an area of brick block parking, together with the detached double garage and workshop with power and lighting connected. Rose arbors divide the parking area from a charming flagstone terrace, providing an ideal area for al fresco entertaining. There is a water feature with aquatic planting and climbing hydrangeas adorning the rear elevation of the house. Steps lead to an area of lawn with a stepping stone path and a circular terrace providing a further seating area. There are deep, well stocked herbaceous borders, stone gabions and stone edged raised beds. A lawned path continues around the garden, with a further seating area set under a pergola adorned with roses and a vine. On from here is a vegetable garden with a number of beds. Steps continue to a gravel path which leads around part of the house, with a pedestrian gate providing access to the front. Within the garden are a variety of trees, shrubs and flowers including roses, dahlias, grasses, topiary, clipped yew hedging and mature pleached hornbeam to the boundary.
Square Footage: 3995 sq ft
Acreage: 0.3 Acres
From Sevenoaks town centre, proceed in a northerly direction along London Road passing the station. Continue along Amherst Hill and at the roundabout take the first exit up Worships Hill towards Westerham. At the traffic lights turn right onto Witches Lane and at the end of the road turn left onto Chipstead Lane. Continue towards the centre of Chipstead where Bushey Cottage will be found, proceeding down the hill, on the right hand side. View more View less
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