Waghorn & Company are proud to offer for sale this elegant country house with annex situated adjacent to the church within delightful secluded walled gardens in the Heart of the picturesque Village of Halstead. Read more
Waghorn & Company are proud to offer for sale this elegant country house with annex situated adjacent to the church within delightful secluded walled gardens in the Heart of the picturesque Village of Halstead.
Reception hall | Cloakroom | Kitchen/breakfast room | Utility room | Lounge | Snug | Dining room | Conservatory | Study | Master bedroom with en suite bathroom | Family bathroom | 6 Further bedrooms ( Two with En-Suites)
Integral annex comprising: Reception room | Kitchen | Bedroom with en suite bathroom
Extensive brick and flint outbuildings | 1 bedroom annex with fitted kitchen/living area and separate bedroom| Timber garden store | Delightful secluded walled gardens.
Garden House is a most elegant detached character house dating from approximately 1936, with later additions, and is constructed of mellow brick with Georgian style multi-pane sash windows under a tile roof. Internally the house offers versatile and spacious family accommodation with many interior features such as oak interior doors, decorative cornicing and some attractive period fireplaces throughout. Spacious reception hall with fitted cabinets. Delightful lounge with attractive cast iron fireplace and carved marble mantle. Glazed doors lead to the adjacent terrace and garden beyond. Double oak doors open to the sitting room to create a room perfect for entertaining. From the dining room glazed double doors open fully to the substantial hardwood conservatory with terracotta floor, ceiling fan and two sets of glazed double doors leading to the terrace. The kitchen features a range of oak cabinets and two oven oil fired Aga with additional electric range cooker.
Delightful master bedroom with a good range of wardrobes, fireplace and en suite shower room, featuring a white suite with chrome fittings, ladder style radiator and additional fitted wardrobe. The integral first floor annex could easily be incorporated into the main house and is currently arranged as a sitting room with a small kitchen featuring an Electrolux electric oven and hob, bedroom and en suite bathroom. The annex is approached externally via a timber staircase.
The extensive outbuildings are constructed of brick with tile roof and comprise a garage/workshop and various additional garden stores. In addition there are two annexes that have been renovated by the current owners and would be ideal as offices and are currently set up as follows. Annex 1:- offers self contained 1 bedroom accommodation. Annex 2:- Currently arranged as a gymnasium and separate office.
Garden and Grounds:
The secluded part-walled gardens of Garden House are the most delightful feature of the property featuring many areas of interest including a wide variety of mature and specimen trees and shrubs throughout. Adjacent to the rear of the house is a large area of brick, stone paved terrace and raised brick pond.
To the rear, accessed via a wrought iron gate in the garden wall, is a further area of Vegetable garden with small copse.
Garden House is favourably situated in a quiet spot opposite the church in a delightful semi-rural location on the outskirts of Halstead village. The village also features public houses and a primary school. Sevenoaks and Orpington are both within easy reach and offer an excellent range of educational, recreational and shopping facilities. Sevenoaks mainline station offers services to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross in approximately 30/35 minutes respectively. Knockholt station is 1.7 miles from the property and also offers services to London. The property is also conveniently located for access to the M25 Motorway network.