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A beautifully presented period property comprising of a 5 bedroom house and a detached 1 bedroom cottage set in a wonderful location on the River Darent within delightful landscaped gardens and grounds on the outskirts of Shoreham village. The property offers spacious accommodation with a wonderful entrance hall with floor to ceiling windows, slate tiled floor and fitted cupboards. The drawing room is to the left, this lovely light and airy room has windows to one side overlooking the beautiful garden, has a working fireplace and French doors to the garden. There is also a large sitting room with fireplace and a formal dining room overlooking the garden.

Steps lead down to the magnificent kitchen/breakfast room which is a real feature of the property with bespoke painted cabinets, range cooker and integrated appliances, this has a separate dining and seating area with a large log burning stove. There is a separate utility room with more cupboards, washing machine and dryer, there is also a walk-in pantry. Secret panelling leads you through to the family room which was a former buttery, this bright room has access to the garden and is open to the vaulted ceiling. Off this room is a study with fitted desk. Stairs lead up to a double bedroom which overlooks the family room.

On the lower ground floor steps from the breakfast room lead down to the games room which is currently used as gym with running machine, rowing machine and table tennis table. Off this is a wine store, a further utility room and boiler room.

To the rear of the entrance hall the main stairs lead to the first floor. The master bedroom suite has a dressing room and modern en-suite shower room. On this floor there 2 further double bedrooms which have fitted cupboards and share the family bathroom which has a free standing bath and separate shower cubicle. A separate staircase leads to the guest bedroom with has a stylish en-suite bathroom.

The property is approached through an electric gate, to the front of the house there is a large lawned area with mature trees, a greenhouse and vegetable garden, this leads to the paddocks. There is a large barn and several brick built outbuildings. To the rear of the property the magnificent garden backs onto the river (which is fenced). There is a large terrace outside the drawing room which leads down to the covered seating area overlooking the river. A large wooden pergola runs the length of the garden with beautiful herbaceous borders.

There is a delightful 1 bedroom detached cottage, a fully fitted kitchen, sitting room with log burning stove, shower room and double bedroom, this is set in a walled courtyard which has a heated swimming pool and covered seating area.

Shoreham village is a local beauty spot and one of the best kept villages in Kent, with a comprehensive village store and a number of pubs. Recently featured in a Royal Geographical Survey Project, it is surrounded by quintessential English countryside. Otford station is just 1.5 miles away (a 4 minute drive and fast, direct service to Victoria with parking) , as well as Sevenoaks mainline station where one can catch trains to London Bridge, Waterloo East, Charing Cross and Cannon Street. The property is also within a short drive of the M25 so has fantastic road connections as well, with the centre of London approximately 19 miles away.


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