Large family house London/ Kent borders

Large family house London/ Kent borders


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6 Bedrooms
Sleeps 9
4 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our house was built in 1920s in arts and crafts style in woodland area close to London, now sitting on edge of green belt.

We have just completed a large architect designed extension so house now has all 21st century conveniences but retains original charm. We have ecological features solar thermal panels, photo voltaic panels, wood burner, super insulated construction, double glazing underfloor heating.

Newly installed kitchen has large island, gas 4 oven Aga, steam oven, boiling water tap as well as usual facilities.

House is on plot on third of acre. The front 2/3 of back garden has patio and lawn with rear wild area / shed/wood store.

Main lounge has wood burner, sofas and parquet floor with double doors x2 opening onto patio. There is also a snug with TV and carpet at front of house.

All bathrooms have been built to high quality with 3 wet rooms with power showers and a guest bathroom.

Property features

Who we are

  1. I am a hospital physician 42 and my husband is 46 Architect.
    We have 3 children (15 +3 year old daughters and 12 year old son).

    This is our first house swap but we have travelled extensively in past.

Our availability

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Where is it?

Your neighbourhood

We live in a lovely village with a large range of restaurants in walking distance (15mins).

We have an excellent train service to central London which can be reached in 20 mins, with its huge variety of galleries, theatre, opera, galleries, shopping, historic monuments and royal parks. It is very easy to go out into London and return to our home by public transport or taxi.

Equally we have beautiful countryside on our doorstep with lovely walks in north downs, woodland, country villages in easy reach. Downe house (home of Darwin) is 10 mins drive. It is 1 hour to beaches and historic Canterbury.

Eurostar station to Paris and beyond is 20 mins drive.

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