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54.47 acres, Countryside near Sevenoaks, TN11, Kent
For Sale - POA

  • 6 - 14 bedrooms
  • 7 reception rooms
  • 5 - 8 bathrooms
  • 54.47 acres
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Detached
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Rural

This outstanding private country house commands an elevated position at the head of a long rising drive, enabling distant views beyond its own grounds and over the stunning Kent countryside. Beautifully presented accommodation flows superbly throughout the house which has been substantially reburbished and modernised in recent years and now extends to approx 15,907 sq ft.
The spectacular reception hall, with its dramatic staircase, leads to a billiard room, study and library and on to a drawing room with doors onto the c.6,000 sq ft terrace - an ideal area for outdoor dining and entertaining. At the eastern end of the house is a family kitchen, further sitting room and a beautiful orangery which provides a link to the indoor pool complex with steam room, gym and changing facilities. On the lower ground floor there is a home cinema, wine cellars and laundry. The first floor is dominated by the principal bedroom suite which has an ensuite bathroom and dressing room, and a secondary bedroom with a shower. There are a further 4 bedrooms on this floor with 3 bathrooms, and a second floor games room.
Near to the house and dating from 1877 is a substantial converted former Coach House of approx 4,525 sq ft which has been divided to form two self-contained dwellings with 6/7 bedrooms in total.
This excellent secondary house sits in its own large garden and has separate access to the east. It has a significant working clock tower of the day and was once was used as the Shipborne Court house. There is also an excellent garage block of approx 1,938 sq ft with self-contained staff flat.

The gardens and grounds are a special feature of this glorious estate. The formal gardens
are mostly to the south where the entertaining terrace drops down to an ornamental pond and water cascade. A path leads down to a gazebo and back to the house via Iawned gardens, perfect as a space for a marquee or tennis court. To the north is a lake with a pavilion, ideaI for summer dining, and a running track runs around the perimeter of the property passing through beautiful mature bluebell woods with a stream.

Sevenoaks 5 miles, Tonbridge 4 miles, Hildenborough Station 2 miles (35 minutes to London Bridge), Central London 33 miles


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