- Impressive country residence
- Semi rural location
- Hildenborough station 0.7 miles
- Well proportioned and presented
- Wonderful gardens and grounds
- Tennis Court
- Quadruple garage and workshops
- 6401 sq ft
- About 5.8 acres
- EPC Rating = C
An impressive country residence of excellent proportions set within established gardens and grounds, well located for road links and within 0.7 of a mile from Hildenborough Station
The Haysel is situated is a sought after semi-rural location conveniently located within 0.8 miles of Hildenborough station and 1.2 miles from the village which provides local shopping facilities.
Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (5 miles), Tonbridge (4 miles), Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater.
Mainline Rail Services: Hildenborough (0.7 miles) to Cannon Street/Charing Cross/London Bridge.
Primary Schools: Various in Hildenborough.
Grammar Schools: Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells.
Private Schools: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Walthamstow Hall Secondary Schools. Radnor House for Girls in Sundridge. Sevenoaks, Solefields, and New Beacon
Preparatory Schools in Sevenoaks. Sackville school in Hildenborough. Holmewood House preparatory school in Langton Green. The Somerhill Preparatory Schools in Tonbridge.
Sporting Facilities: Nizels Golf Club in Hildenborough also has a private health/fitness centre. Hilden Golf and Fitness Centre. Golf clubs in Sevenoaks include Wildernesse and Knole. Sevenoaks sports and leisure centre. Squash Club at Tonbridge School.
Communications: Access to the A21 is about 2.7 miles and links with the M25, other motorway networks and Gatwick and Heathrow Airports.
The Haysel is an impressive and distinctive country residence of excellent proportions dating from 1937. The house is superbly presented throughout with versatile accommodation
providing both formal and informal entertaining areas. Features include a bespoke fitted kitchen, modern bathroom suites, attractive fireplaces, oak flooring, deep skirting boards,
picture rails, ceiling roses, decorative coving and air-conditioning in all the bedrooms. The house is well positioned within its established gardens and grounds of 5.8 acres which
include a tennis court and quadruple garage.
The portico entrance leads to a vestibule which opens to the reception hall with an impressive staircase rises to the first floor. There is an under stairs cupboard, a coats
cupboard and a door leading to a cloakroom with separate W.C.
The principal reception rooms provide generous areas for formal entertaining and comprise a triple aspect drawing room and an exceptional dining hall. The drawing room
has an attractive stone fireplace and two pairs of doors opening to the garden. Double doors lead to the dining hall which has a range of fitted cupboards and a double height
ceiling which is open to the first floor galleried landing and staircase.
The sitting and family rooms both have an outlook to the front with the sitting room benefitting from a range of fitted cupboards and an attractive arched window to one side
of the stone fireplace.
The conservatory has two pairs of double doors to the garden and exposed brick walls.
The kitchen/breakfast room is well appointed with a comprehensive range of bespoke fitted wall and base cupboards with matching island unit and attractive window seats.
Granite work surfaces incorporate double sinks, one with a waste disposal and a separate preparation sink set within the island unit. Appliances include a 4 oven Aga, eye
level electric oven, Bosch dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer. A door leads to an excellent larder which in turn leads to a wine store.
The adjoining utility room has further storage cupboards and space for appliances. There is a door leading outside where the boiler room and a gardener’s loo are located.
The spacious galleried landing overlooks the dining hall and has arched windows to the rear. There are four good sized storage cupboards and a glass enclosed study with fitted
The excellent master suite comprises a bedroom with an outlook to the front and fitted wardrobes, a concealed door leads to a dressing room with fitted wardrobes and a
dressing table and the en suite is well appointed with a bath, separate shower, bidet, W.C. and his and hers vanity unit.
There are five further double bedrooms, three of which have en suite bath or shower rooms.
Completing the accommodation is a family bathroom with separate shower cubicle and an additional W.C.
The house is approached via a brick pillared entrance with electrically operated gates leading over a gravel drive which culminates in a parking and turning area. The detached quadruple garage has four electrically operated doors and a pedestrian door to one side. To the rear of this building is a workshop and two store rooms. One of these store rooms has a dog flap and an adjoining fenced dog run.
The established gardens and grounds provide a high degree of privacy and a wonderful backdrop to the house. There are wide swathes of lawn and an avenue of pine trees along the drive, together with a bank of rhododendrons to one side. The front lawn features an ornamental stone pond with a fountain. To the rear is a generous flagstone terrace which extends to the side and provides an excellent area for al fresco entertaining. Raised brick edged beds sit to the perimeter of the terrace and are planted with a variety of shrubs and flowers. The rear lawn has a children’s play area, including a zip wire and a fence enclosed pond. The tennis court is adjacent to the rear lawn where there is also a detached brick building serving as a garden store. There are a variety of deciduous and evergreen trees within the grounds and in total the area amounts to about 5.8 acres.
Square Footage: 6401 sq ft
Acreage: 5.8 Acres
On leaving Sevenoaks, proceed southwards towards Hildenborough on the B245. Opposite the Mill Garage, turn right signposted Leigh and Penshurst into Watts Cross Road. Continue for about ¼ of a mile and turn right into Philpots Lane (first turning on the right). The Haysel will be found after approximately 0.6 of a mile on the right hand side.
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