For sale by Modern Method of Auction; Starting Bid Price £1,000,000 plus Reservation Fee. Read more
For sale by Modern Method of Auction; Starting Bid Price £1,000,000 plus Reservation Fee. • For Sale by Auction – T & C’s apply • Subject to an undisclosed Reserve Price • Reservation Fee applicable • The Modern Method of Auction
Oakview Farm Cottage is an attractive four bedroom detached property totalling 3,018 Sq ft coming to the market for the first time since 1973. With a brick, stone and tile hung façade this family home sits on a corner plot on the edge of the village with a formal plot of an acre that has an uninterrupted views overlooking a separate title of paddocks totalling 2.7 acres, so this property would really suit an equestrian enthusiast or someone looking for land. To the ground floor there is an ample sized entrance hall with cloakroom, the welcoming sitting room boasts character with an Inglenook style fireplace with conservatory overlooking the garden and to the front of the house is a formal dining room. The recently refitted family kitchen with breakfast area leads also leads to the garden. The ground floor boasts an outer hall which leads to the utility room and two versatile storerooms. The grand staircase leads to the galleried landing on the first floor with four double bedrooms, a recently refurbished family bath/shower room plus en-suite shower room. To the front of the property is an in and out drive for off road parking and a double garage to side which leads to a store to the first floor. To the rear is formal garden with the property’s paddocks beyond, this part of the property makes for a great place to entertain and spend time with the family. This spacious character home has bags of potential and the convenient yet rural location, providing desirable outside space and environment for a family to enjoy for many years to come.
Location The village of Horton Kirby is located on the bank of the River Darent, south of Dartford. Its church is dedicated to St Mary. The nearest railway station is at Farningham Road. The village nestles in the Darenth Valley a few miles from Dartford. Road links from the area give access to A2/M2, A20/M20, M25 and Dartford Tunnel as well as Ebbsfleet International station, airports, the coast and Channel Tunnel.
Storm Porch 11;10" x 9'7" (11;0.25m x 2.92m). Leaded light windows to either side.
Entrance Porch Georgian style door to front. Georgian style window to front. Tiled flooring. Textured ceiling.
Entrance Hall 23'10" x 11'9" (7.26m x 3.58m). Period panelled door to front with secondary glazed leaded light effect windows either side. Wood surround leaded light display window to front. Wood flooring. Papered coved ceiling. Three radiators. Dado rail. Staircase to landing. Under stairs storage cupboard.
Ground Floor Cloakroom Stained glass window to side. Tiled flooring. Plain coved ceiling. Radiator. Low level wc. Wash hand basin.
Dining Room 17'11" x 14'5" (5.46m x 4.4m). Wood surround double glazed leaded light windows to front and side. Carpet. Plain coved ceiling with downlights. Two radiators. Adams style fireplace with marble inset and base.
Sitting Room 21'2" x 18'7" (6.45m x 5.66m). Wood surround double glazed bay window to rear with two leaded light windows either side. Wood flooring. Tiled flooring. Papered coved ceiling. Radiator. Window to kitchen. Brick built and beam Inglenook fireplace.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 27'3" x 10'6" (8.3m x 3.2m). Two wood surround double glazed windows to rear. Stable door to rear. Tiled flooring. Plain coved ceiling with downlights. Two radiators. Brick faced arch. Fitted wall and base units with Corian surfaces over. Neue oven. Grill and hob with filter hood over. Butler sink and drainer with mixer taps. Local tiling.
Internal Porch Entrance gate to front. Tiled flooring. Plain ceiling with downlights. Two large storage cupboards.
Utility Room 11'4" x 8' (3.45m x 2.44m). Wood surround double glazed window to rear. Tiled flooring. Plain ceiling. Down lighters. Radiator. Tiled walls. Spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer. Butler sink and drainer with mixer tap and base cupboard.
Master Bedroom 18'9" x 14'8" (5.72m x 4.47m). Wood surround double glazed leaded light window to front. Carpet. Papered ceiling. Radiator. Dado rail. Built-in cupboard.
En-Suite Shower Room Tiled flooring. Textured and coved ceiling. Low level wc. Vanity wash hand basin. Shower cubicle. Extractor fan.
Bedroom Two 14'8" x 13' (4.47m x 3.96m). Wood surround window to rear. Carpet. Papered ceiling. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom Three 13'3" x 10'10" (4.04m x 3.3m). Wood surround double glazed leaded light window to side. Carpet. Papered ceiling. Radiator.
Bedroom Four 13'1" x 10'5" (4m x 3.18m). Wood surround double glazed window to rear. Carpet. Papered coved ceiling. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe.
Bathroom Wood surround double glazed window to rear. Tiled flooring. Textured ceiling with downlights. Free standing bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Shower cubcile with overhead shower. Vanity wash hand basin. Low level wc. Heated towel rail. Marble tiled walls.
Garage 22'2" x 15'11" (6.76m x 4.85m). Up and over door. Leaded light window to side. Pitch roof with stair case. Worcester boiler. Staircase leading to attic store.
Drive In and out drive. Fuse board.
House Plot and Garden 1 acre
Rear Paddocks 2.7 acres with separate entrance
Auctioneer's Comments This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction. Should you view, offer or bid on the property, your information will be shared with the Auctioneer, iamsold.
This method of auction requires both parties to complete the transaction within 56 days of the draft contract for sale being received by the buyers solicitor. This additional time allows buyers to proceed with mortgage finance (subject to lending criteria, affordability and survey).
The buyer is required to sign a reservation agreement and make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee. This being 3.6% of the purchase price including VAT, subject to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT. The Reservation Fee is paid in addition to purchase price and will be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property in the calculation for stamp duty liability.
Buyers will be required to go through an identification verification process with iamsold and provide proof of how the purchase would be funded.
This property has a Buyer Information Pack which is a collection of documents in relation to the property. The documents may not tell you everything you need to know about the property, so you are required to complete your own due diligence before bidding. A sample copy of the Reservation Agreement and terms and conditions are also contained within this pack. The buyer will also make payment of £300.00 including VAT towards the preparation cost of the pack, where it has been provided by iamsold.
The property is subject to an undisclosed Reserve Price with both the Reserve Price and Starting Bid being subject to change.
Referral Arrangements The Partner Agent and Auctioneer may recommend the services of third parties to you. Whilst these services are recommended as it is believed they will be of benefit; you are under no obligation to use any of these services and you should always consider your options before services are accepted.
Where services are accepted the Auctioneer or Partner Agent may receive payment for the recommendation and you will be informed of any referral arrangement and payment prior to any services being taken by you.
Transport Information Train Stations: Farningham Road: 1.2 miles Eynsford: 2.8 miles
The distances calculated are as the crow flies.
Education Please check with the local authority as to catchment areas and intake criteria.
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 G, you should verify this with Sevenoaks Borough 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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