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Godden Green House

Godden Green House is an exceptional country house surrounded by parkland grounds in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near Sevenoaks. Situated in the sought-after and semi-rural location of Godden Green, the property dates from the Victorian period with impressive Gothic and Arts and Crafts influences, together with British colonial styling. Having been updated and refurbished to a high standard by the current owners, many period features are retained and enhanced with contemporary embellishments.

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The generously proportioned accommodation offers areas for both formal entertaining and family living, with features including high ceilings, beautiful wood block flooring, multi-pane sash windows, elegant fireplaces and deep skirting boards.

The principal reception rooms comprise a striking drawing room with wide bay window and direct access to the gardens, and an impressive dining room with full height sliding doors to the rear terrace and a beautiful outlook over the gardens. The elegant double aspect sitting room has a square bay window to the side and an outlook to the front, and the charming family room adjoins the kitchen/breakfast room and dining room.

The spacious kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of base units and matching island units with integral appliances and space for a range style cooker. There is an adjoining larder cupboard and a further crockery cupboard located in the family room. Completing the ground floor is a study, two cloakrooms, a sauna, laundry room, utility room, boiler room, and a superb guest suite with spacious bedroom, double doors to the garden and a well-appointed en suite shower room.

Stairs lead from the hall to an extensive cellar with a number of store rooms and a wine store.

Arranged over the first floor is the generously proportioned principal suite with double aspect bedroom, two dressing rooms and a luxurious en suite bathroom with separate shower area and roll top copper bath. A further three bedrooms are arranged on this floor, all with en suite facilities, and one also has a dressing room. On the second floor is the sixth bedroom.

The house sits within extensive park-like grounds of about 16.25 acres which create a private and tranquil backdrop to this fine country home. A swimming pool and pool house is set within the former walled kitchen garden and there is a tennis court which is screened from the house by established hedging. There are impressive banks of rhododendrons, established deciduous and evergreen trees, an avenue of trees flanking the drive and large areas of lawns. There is also a self-contained one-bedroom cottage providing excellent ancillary accommodation.

David Johnston, head of residential at Savills Sevenoaks says: Godden Green House is such a handsome house, beautifully modernised and so rural – it’s hard to believe just how close you are to Sevenoaks.”

The property is in the sought-after location of Godden Green, which has a pub and many footpaths over the surrounding countryside. Sevenoaks stations is about 2.8 miles from the property, with services to London Cannon Street/ Charing Cross/ London Bridge.

Godden Green House is being marketed by Savills for a guide price of £7,950,000.

For more information, contact David Johnston at Savills Sevenoaks on 01732 789722


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