Just occasionally something special comes to the market. As you drive down the long sweeping driveway flanked by well-tended lawns you are presented with this imposing country house located in arguably the most prestigious private estates in the area. Thoughtfully remodelled and extended, the current owners have created a truly special family home. The grand entrance hall provides access to the two substantial reception rooms, the lounge has a Sonance sound system with French doors that spill out onto the wide patio terrace and gardens. The practical study is fitted with bespoke units by Neville Johnson. The long kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with quality appliances, oak units and Corian worksurfaces. French doors from the breakfast area also open onto the patio. There is a separate utility room and larder store with an inner hallway leading to a boot room and triple bay garage, which houses the internal vacuum system which servicing the house and outside workshops.
To the first floor the substantial master suite provides bespoke bedroom furniture and dressing area leading to an en-suite shower room/wc. Doors from the bedroom lead to large balcony with lockable store overlooking the gardens. The second bedroom provides en-suite shower room with three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The owners have recently installed a fully integrated Control4 state of the art control system.
Outside the expansive gardens give total seclusion to while away endless summers with specimen trees giving a delightful natural canopy. There is large timber workshop and tractor shed which also houses the central heating system.
Location Shorne is a picturesque village offering local shops, public houses, church, pre-school and primary school. Adjacent to Shorne village there is Shorne Wood Country Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty designated a site of special scientific interest for its wildlife value. The village is within easy reach of Gravesend and Medway towns providing further excellent schooling. Convenient access to the M2 and M25 motorways linking to both Gatwick and Heathrow airports, London, Bluewater and the International railway station at Ebbsfleet offering a 17 minute link to London and the Channel Ports. The commuter is well served by a coach service running from the area to London, together with main line railway station at Sole Street and Higham on the Victoria and Cannon Street line respectively.
Directions From the A2 coastbound take the Shorne/Cobham turn off at the T junction turn right onto Brewers Road, continue onto The Ridgeway, upon entering Shorne, take the entrance on the right into the private road Pondfield Lane, follow the lane to the end crossing the small green where the entrance will be found directly in front.
Transport Information Higham Railway Station: 2.5 miles
Sole Street Railway Station: 3.3 miles
Cuxton Railway Station: 4.6 miles
Ebbsfleet International Eurostar Station
The distances calculated are as the crow flies.
Education Please check with the local authority as to catchment areas and intake criteria.
Golf Clubs Rochester and Cobham Golf Club: 0.8 miles
Southern Valley Golf Club: 1.6 miles
Redlibbets: 6.6 miles
The London Golf Club: 7.4 miles
Health Clubs Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym: 2.6 miles
The Gym Strood: 2.7 miles
Mercure Brands Hatch Hotel & Spa: 8.3 miles
Useful Information We recognise that buying a property is a big commitment and therefore recommend that you visit the local authority websites for more helpful information about the property and local area before proceeding.
Some information in these details are taken from third party sources. Should any of the information be critical in your decision making then please contact Fine & Country North West Kent for verification.
Council Tax We are informed this property is in council tax band H, you should verify this with Gravesham Council.
Tenure The vendor advises us that this property is Freehold. Should you proceed with the purchase of the property your solicitor must verify these details.
Appliances/Services The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full efficient working order.
Measurements All measurements are approximate and therefore may be subject to a small margin of error.
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This is a Freehold property.