- Six Bedroom Suites
- Four Reception Rooms
- Stoneham Kitchen/Dining Room
- Indoor Swimming Pool Complex
- Half Acre Landscaped Grounds
- Double Integral Garage
- Underfloor Heating
- Monitored Security & Fire Alarm System
Completed in 2008 and built to the highest of specifications, Stable House is a truly superb home offering a wealth of accommodation arranged over approximately 11,000 sq ft. Wilderness Road is one of the Bromley Borough’s finest and most exclusive private roads and is gated at both entrances. A mixture of period and modern property types add to the character of the road, and it is within walking distance to Chislehurst High Street and Ponds.
Set behind high box hedging for added privacy, you approach Stable House through electronically controlled wrought iron gates that lead to a block paved driveway allowing generous parking and access to the double integral garage. You are immediately aware of the beautifully landscaped gardens that surround the property and the architectural expertise that has created such a wonderful home. Once inside, the layout and flow of the accommodation is an implicit feature of its overall appeal. There is a large welcoming reception hall with dramatic glass and oak staircase leading to the upper and lower levels. The stunning open-plan kitchen/dining room measures over 800 sq ft and has been comprehensively fitted by renowned kitchen maker Stoneham and features numerous integrated and built-in appliances by Miele. The 32’ x 23’ drawing room is accessed from both the kitchen and entrance hall and both areas benefit from French doors to the raised terrace area that overlooks the stunning and professionally maintained gardens. There are two further reception rooms, a snooker room, utility and shower room, positioned in such a way as to provide the potential for a self-contained annex if required. The first floor provides five substantial bedroom suites all with built-in wardrobes and stylish en-suite bathrooms. In addition, there is a study area with built-in furniture and a further laundry room. The second floor is spacious and versatile incorporating bedroom six also with en-suite facility. The lower ground floor houses the fantastic swimming pool complex with 46’ x 15’ heated pool, gymnasium, steam room, two changing rooms with showers, Jacuzzi and bar area complete with integrated fridge, dishwasher and even a “dumb waiter” to the ground floor. Three sets of French doors allow access to the gardens and patio, making this a truly all year round facility. To complement such a beautiful home, the gardens would also need to be quite special and these ones certainly don’t disappoint. Professionally landscaped and meticulously maintained, the grounds extend to just over half an acre. Arranged on predominantly two levels, they feature established flower and shrub banks, lawn, patios, various seating areas, and pathways to walk and enjoy the splendour. There is an automated irrigation system that draws water from a rainwater harvesting tank. The lower ground floor is home to the fantastic swimming pool complex, complete with heated pool, gymnasium, steam room and a bar area.
Chislehurst is one of the most sought after parts of South East London and Kent, hugely popular with families and executives alike due to its pretty village persona. Its picturesque ‘leafy’ landscape is derived from its surrounding commons which were saved from development by residents at the end of the 19th century by an Act of Parliament. However Chislehurst’s attraction goes far wider than its rural feel, it is within close proximity to central London and Canary Wharf and is served by numerous highly rated state and private schools. Transport links are aplenty with three local train stations servicing major London terminals.
Steeped in history the area boasts numerous important historical figures as previous residents, such as Sir Thomas Walsingham who lived at Scadbury Park now a popular nature reserve. The exiled Napoleon 111 and his wife Eugenie were residents at Camden Place a grand house reportedly named after the scholar William Camden. Camden Place is now home to the clubhouse for Chislehurst Golf Club. Part of Chislehurst Common was once an Elizabethan bowling green and Chislehurst Caves now a popular attraction with over 20 miles of underground tunnels was once a music venue and hosted the likes of David Bowie and The Rolling Stones in the sixties and seventies. The High Street and Royal Parade provide two shopping and restaurant areas with the high street dominated by the pond at one end and a large Sainsbury’s at the other. There is a selection of local independent boutiques and interior furnishing shops as well as numerous popular restaurants and coffee houses including Cote, Zizzi and Prezzo to name a few. Public houses such as The Queens Head in the high street, The Bull at the top of Royal Parade and The Crown on the common are popular watering holes.
For travel - Chislehurst Station is 0.8 miles away with fast services into London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon St. Bickley Station is 1.6 miles away with fast services into Victoria and Blackfriars. For car travel, the M20 with access to the coast, Ebbsfleet and Channel Tunnel and M25 junction 3 is within 6 miles. Biggin Hill Airport is also within 6 miles and Gatwick Airport is approximately 45 minutes’ drive.
For schools - There is a good selection of private, grammar and state schools in the area including, Babington House, Farringtons, Bickley Park, Bromley High, Bullers Wood, Braeside and Chislehurst & Sidcup Grammar.
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