BRASTED HOUSE, WESTERHAM
Brasted House is an attractive Queen Anne Grade II listed property, centrally located in the popular village of Brasted. The elevations comprise mathematical tiles to the front, tile hung to the rear with a stone elevation to the side, under a pitched tiled roof. The property has light, beautifully presented and well-proportioned accommodation arranged over three floors, providing excellent areas for entertaining and family living. Salient points include modern kitchen and bathroom suites, attractive fireplaces, high ceilings, picture and dado rails, coving, multi pane sash and bay windows and original oak flooring. Of particular note is attractive rear gardens and adjoining pastureland bordering the River Darent and the ample off road parking. In total the area amounts to about 6.8 acres.
The principal reception rooms provide elegant entertaining areas and comprise a drawing room with full height windows set in a generous bay window with views over the rear garden, and a fireplace with detailed wooden surround and mantel shelf. The generous sitting room has fitted bookshelves, a fireplace with a wood burning stove and an outlook over the rear garden and the dining room has a bay window to the front and a fireplace.
The spacious kitchen has a bay window to the front with an attractive window seat with storage under and a feature fireplace. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units and a large larder cupboard, together with integral appliances and a central island unit featuring a twin butler sink and additional storage. The adjoining breakfast room has an outlook to the rear garden and a useful utility room. A cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation. The cellar provides storage and a wine store but does have restricted head height.
Arranged over the first floor accommodation are four well-proportioned bedrooms, three with wardrobes or storage cupboards and another currently utilised as a study. The superb family bathroom features a freestanding slipper bath, a separate double shower cubicle, mahogany vanity unit and wall cupboard and a lovely picture window. There is an adjoining WC.
The second floor has two further bedrooms, both of good proportions, a useful store room and a spacious and well-appointed shower room with a double shower cubicle. On the western side of the house there is a shared drive which leads to a private parking area.
The rear garden is principally laid to lawn with a number of flower borders, a croquet lawn, and a variety of mature trees including a majestic ornamental cherry, together with a wildlife pond with aquatic planting, a part-walled vegetable garden with raised beds and a paved terrace, ideal for al fresco entertaining. The garden continues to a footbridge crossing the River Darent to an orchard with a number of fruit trees. Adjoining the orchard is a field which continues up towards Brasted Church where there is a gate to Church Road. The gardens and grounds offer privacy and seclusion, and in total, amount to about 6.8 acres.
James Stacey-Clear, property agent at Savills in Sevenoaks, says: “Brasted House has been beautifully refurbished and I love its amazing garden.”
Brasted House is centrally located in the popular village of Brasted which offers many antique shops, public houses, a village shop and Tea Room. It is also well placed for a comprehensive range of primary and secondary schools, in both private and public settings.
Brasted House is being marketed by Savills with a guide price of £1,850,000. For more details contact James Stacey-Clear on 01732 789749.