Oak Hall, Sundridge, Kent
Oak Hall is the central section of an impressive Victorian mansion set in delightful gardens on the edge of the popular village of Sundridge, near Sevenoaks, Kent. Dating from 1874, with later additions, the property has been beautifully refurbished and renovated to a meticulous standard throughout by the current owners, combining character features with a contemporary finish. The light, stylish and versatile accommodation is arranged over four floors and is ideal for entertaining and family living.
Features include high ceilings, stone mullion windows, oak flooring, internal doors and wall panelling, a striking oak staircase, decorative cornicing and ceiling roses, all enhanced by luxurious bathroom suites, a stylish bespoke kitchen, bedroom and cinema room, all with furniture by Chambers. Also of note are the superb, landscaped gardens which provide a wonderful backdrop to the property, together with a detached garage and a summerhouse. In total, the plot amounts to about 0.83 of an acre.
An imposing vestibule has double oak doors which open to an impressive entrance hall with striking staircase and a stylish cloakroom. The principal reception rooms comprise a magnificent drawing room of superb proportions with oak panelled walls, glorious views over the rear gardens and a stone fireplace with brick hearth and oak surround, inset with a wood burning stove. Adjoining this room is a study with fitted furniture and views to the front, and a dining room featuring an attractive feature fireplace with a set of stairs leading to the versatile TV/cinema room.
The kitchen/breakfast room is a superb space, ideal for family living. A huge roof lantern and multiple windows flood the room with light, with double doors opening to the rear terrace. The kitchen is by Chambers and features an island inset with a range oven, together with a bank of sleek fitted floor to ceiling wall units with integrated appliances.
Arranged over the first floor is the well-proportioned principal suite, comprising a double bedroom and a well-appointed en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. Also on this floor is a further double bedroom and a stylish family bathroom with a claw foot bath and a walk-in shower. A contemporary staircase with glass steps and a feature glass wall leads to the second floor and two further double bedrooms, both with vaulted ceilings and fitted wardrobes, and one with a roof lantern. A modern shower room completes the accommodation.
The south facing rear garden provides a glorious backdrop and is a real feature of the property. A large, paved terrace is ideal for al fresco entertaining, with three separate seating areas. Several raised beds inset with formal planting and attractive water features surround the terrace and a pond incorporates a further paved seating area and is flanked by a row of striking standard Red Robin shrubs. An area of manicured lawn features a further paved seating area and is enclosed by deep borders planted with a wide variety of mature herbaceous shrubs, perennials and established specimen trees, all providing year-round colour and a high degree of privacy. A paved path leads to a charming summerhouse with power and light connected and a shed, with a raised putting green towards the rear of the garden.
Oak Hall is on the edge of the sought after village of Sundridge, which has a village shop, Post Office and a pub. Sevenoaks, just over three miles away, has further amenities as well as mainline rail services to London Bridge/Cannon Street/Charing Cross/Waterloo. There is a range of excellent school options available in the area, both primary and secondary.