This fantastic family home is situated in a privately managed and gated road on the outskirts of Farningham and is surrounded by glorious well-tended gardens.
Built in the Tudor style, the property dates back to the 1930s and has many character features throughout including oak panelled walls, beamed ceilings, pitch pine internal doors and brick feature fireplaces.
In addition, there is a detached self-contained annexe within the gardens, ideal for family to have their own accommodation or as a large home office space.
The property is beautifully presented throughout and begins with an enclosed entrance porch that leads to a welcoming reception hall with oak flooring, off of which you can access the principle rooms and downstairs WC.
The living room features original oak panelling to the walls along with oak flooring and a lovely brick fireplace with stove.
This room opens to a further sitting room, an extension to the original building, with a vaulted ceiling, bamboo flooring and two sets of bi-fold doors opening to the gardens.
The stunning fitted kitchen has range of oak units with contrasting granite work surfaces and a tiled floor. There are patio doors that open to the side and a central island unit with breakfast bar. Cooking facilities are in the way of a gas range cooker. There is a butler sink, space and plumbing for your washing machine and dishwasher and space for an upright fridge freezer.
The kitchen is now open plan to a large dining room with bay window to the front, oak flooring, part panelled walls and another beautiful brick fireplace.
A door from here also provides access to what is now the study/home office, previously converted from the garage. It has windows to the side and rear and a door to the garden.
The oak staircase, with traditional carpet runner and stair rods, from the entrance hall leads to the first floor landing. Here you will find two built in cupboards (one with the hot water cylinder) and access to the loft via a ceiling hatch.
The master bedroom is double aspect and has built in cupboards and its own en suite shower room. The en suite is well fitted with a large walk-in shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC, plus built in drawer unit and tiled flooring. You can also access a walk-in wardrobe from here.
Bedroom two also has an en suite shower room and a walk in wardrobe.
Bedrooms three and four are also double size and there is a family bathroom of the landing with separate WC.
In addition, planning permission is already in place for an attic conversion which would provide a further bedroom and bathroom.
Englewood sits on a plot of just under half an acre of formal gardens which have been lovingly maintained with areas of lawn, flower and shrubs beds, topiary and an ornamental fish pond. The frontage includes a patterned concrete driveway for off street parking. Outbuildings include several timber stores/sheds and garaging opposite the property.
The annexe, a timber framed and insulated detached building, is located in the north eastern corner of the garden and is of impressive proportions. It includes living and sleeping areas, a separate fitted kitchen with cooking facilities and a shower room with shower, WC and basin. It has its own front door, Calor gas heating system and two double doors that open on to its own section of garden with patio and lawn.
The sale will also include an additional plot of land of approximately quarter of an acre that has been acquired directly opposite the property. It has two garages on, one in an open barn style and the other is a timber construction with double doors. There are concrete driveways to each and lawned areas with ample space to park many other vehicles.
Farningham Hill Road is a well-managed private road with an electric gated entrance and around three quarters of a mile from the village centre.
Situated close to the A20 and junction 3 of the M25, the property has excellent transport links and connection to the motorway network. There are stations at Eynsford (1.6 miles), Farningham Road (1.7 miles) and Swanley (1.8 miles) providing links to London Victoria in c.30 minutes or Blackfriars in c.40 minutes. There are good primary and secondary schools within a 2 mile radius and the property also falls within the catchment area of Weald of Kent, Wilmington and Dartford Grammar Schools. The picturesque village of Farningham has a number of country pubs and the River Darent runs through its heart. Farningham Wood nature reserve is just half a mile away. Shopping facilities including a large Asda superstore can be found in Swanley around 1.5 miles away and you are just 5miles from Bluewater shopping centre.