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Darent Close, Chipstead, Sevenoaks
Sold Subject to Contract

5 beds | 2 baths | 2 receptions | Guide price £850,000


  • Extended Semi Detached Family House
  • Enviable Cul De Sac Position Backing onto a Stream
  • Five Bedrooms & Two Bath / Shower Rooms
  • 24ft Dual Aspect Sitting Room
  • 19ft Kitchen / Dining Room
  • 12ft Family Room, Utility & Downstairs WC
  • Easy Walking Distance of Two Village Pubs, Chipstead Lake & Chevening School & Pre School
  • Wonderful Established Rear Garden with River Bank Patio
  • Second Floor Extension Potential Subject to Gaining the Usual Consents
  • Superb Family Home in Heart of Village Location

Kings Estates are delighted to offer this impressive extended 5-bedroom, 2 bath/shower room semi detached house with a beautiful garden backing onto a stream, situated in an enviable cul de sac position in the heart of Chipstead village. Viewing comes highly recommended.

THE PROPERTY Kings Estates are delighted to offer this impressive extended 5-bedroom, 2 bath/shower room semi detached house with a beautiful garden backing onto a stream, situated in an enviable cul de sac position in the heart of Chipstead village.

The house has been lovingly improved and extended by the current vendors over the years (Mr is a builder by trade) and the well laid out accommodation totals 1811 sq ft / 168.3 sq m. The house and its beautiful garden have been cherished by the same family since 1999. We are informed by our vendors that the loft has two Velux windows and is boarded and structurally ready to take a second floor of approximately 7 metres x 3 metres, subject to gaining the necessary planning permissions and consents.

The inviting entrance porch has exposed brick walls and quarry tiled flooring and there is ample space to store coats and shoes. The entrance hallway enjoys parquet wood and quarry tiled flooring, understairs storage space and doors naturally lead off to all rooms.
The spacious sitting room has a dual aspect with bay window to the front and windows and door to the rear overlooking and giving access to the garden. There is also an attractive wood burner fireplace and built in dresser style unit which is complimented by the parquet wood flooring.

The kitchen / dining room is a generous size and ideal for family meal times and get togethers, it has windows to the rear overlooking the garden and a half multi paned glazed door which provides access to side of the house, storage shed and driveway.
The kitchen with its wood flooring is well appointed with shaker style wall and base cupboards and solid wood work tops incorporating the sink and gas hob. There is a separate breakfasting bar island with granite work top, storage and wine rack. Integrated appliances include a gas oven with grill above and a concealed dishwasher, there is also space for a tall free standing American style fridge freezer. From the dining area there are double multi paned glazed doors to and from a versatile use family room which has an aspect to front and continuation of the wood flooring. The utility room leads to the WC and has wall and base cupboards and a work top incorporating a sink and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The room has a window and door overlooking and giving easy access to and from the rear garden.

The first floor landing has a feeling of space and is part galleried with all doors leading off to the bedrooms and family bathroom.
The master bedroom is well proportioned with built in wardrobes to one wall and an ensuite shower room. The room also enjoys views over the garden, stream and beyond towards the edge of the boating lake.There are three further double bedrooms and fifth single bedroom which is currently being used as a home office. The family bathroom has a Jacuzzi bath, a separate shower enclosure, a wash hand basin and WC.

Outside to the front of the house there is a driveway providing off road parking for three cars, a large storage shed and a side access gate. To the rear of the house there is a wonderful, established and lovingly tended garden, which has a wide range of mature shrubs and an array of colourful plants and flowers. There is a detached summer house and gate which leads to and from its own river bank seating area and a picturesque stream which really must be seen in person to be fully appreciated. The rear garden and river bank are real features of this house and there are many tranquil alfresco seating and entertaining areas to be enjoyed.


THE LOCATION This super family house backs on to a delightful stream and is situated in a cul de sac in the heart of Chipstead village. Darent Close itself is home to just 14 dwellings and has a wonderful community spirit.

Chipstead has won the 'Best Kept Village in Kent' award several times and has its own "good" Ofsted rated primary school (Chevening CEP), pre-school and two well regarded village pubs, the Bricklayers which is a stones throw away and the George & Dragon in the village square. Furthermore the Kings Head pub on Bessels Green is closeby and within easy walking distance.

Chipstead Lake lies just behind the property and offers licensed fishing, sailing, paddle boarding and open water swimming, plus events which includes an annual dragon boat race which many of the local residents love to participate in. Also within a short walk is the recreation ground, pavilion and cricket ground where children's football coaching takes place every week.

There is a parade of shops in Riverhead (1 mile) including a butcher, pharmacy and general store, as well as a Tesco supermarket (1.4 miles).

Sevenoaks town centre (just over 2 miles) offers a wide variety of shops and facilities including a Waitrose supermarket, several cafes and restaurants, a leisure centre and a theatre/cinema. There are also several sports clubs in the town.

Sevenoaks mainline rail station is only 1.7 miles away, with fast and frequent services to London (London Bridge from 24 minutes).
Primary Schools: Chevening CEP, Amherst and Riverhead Schools and various in Sevenoaks including Sevenoaks Primary, St Thomas' RCP, St John's CEP and Lady Boswell's CEP Schools.

Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar, Weald of Kent and Tonbridge Girls Grammars in Tonbridge. Weald of Kent Girls Grammar, Knole Academy and Trinity School in Sevenoaks. Various schools in Tunbridge Wells including Skinners Boys Grammar.
Private Schools: Preparatory Schools - Sevenoaks Prep, Solefield, Walthamstow Hall and New Beacon Schools in Sevenoaks; St Michael's and Russell House in Otford, Radnor House in Sundridge. Private Secondary Schools - Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Sackville and Walthamstow Hall Public Schools.

Leisure Facilities: Sailing and water sports on Chipstead Lake, tennis at the village club. Wildernesse and Knole Golf Clubs in Sevenoaks and Nizels Golf and a Leisure Centre in Hildenborough. Sevenoaks Swimming and Leisure Centre. Cricket, Hockey, Football and Rugby in the Sevenoaks Vine area, Rayleys Tennis Centre in Sevenoaks.

Motorway Links: The M25 can be accessed at the Chevening interchange linking to other motorway networks and Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel.

OTHER INFORMATION COUNCIL TAX BAND - D - Sevenoaks District Council


CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING REGULATIONS 2008 Kings Estates (the agent) has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and therefore cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for purpose. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their own solicitor or surveyor. References to the tenure of a property are based on information supplied by the vendor. Kings Estates has not had sight of the title documents. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the written sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation, please ask us at Kings Estates. We kindly ask that all buyers check the availability of any property of ours and make an appointment to view with one of our team before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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