An Imposing Grade II listed property with a separate cottage, set in beautiful landscaped grounds within a conservation area on the edge of Keston village
Covered passage way, Entrance hal Sitting room, Dining room, Rear entrance hall, Kitchen | Study Cellar Master bedroom with en-suite Four further bedroomsSeparate WC Dressing room, Shower room Annexe with sitting room, Kitchen, bathroom and bedroom Driveway, Double garage, Single garage Large garden shed, Green house, Delightful park like landscaped gardens About 0.5 acres Pantiles forms part of an imposing Grade II listed Manor House, set in landscaped grounds. Built in 1872 this wonderful example of classic period architecture was designed by the renowned pioneer of Arts and Crafts architecture, Phillip Webb for Lord Sackville-Cecil. The Manor House was converted into two houses in 1955, whilst carefully retaining the original period features and preserving its charm and character. Internally, Pantiles incorporates a subtle modern finish, offering natural light, space and versatility.
In addition, an accompanying self-contained cottage, lends itself perfectly for relatives, guests or teenagers.
The entrance lobby provides access to the main house and to the utility room. The generously proportioned utility room has space for all the usual appliances and also allows separate access to the courtyard.
Upon entry into the entrance hall a picture window allows natural light to be absorbed into the room. It features fitted shutters and a window seat. There is an adjoining downstairs cloakroom.
The entrance hall leads to the two formal reception rooms, including the dining room and sitting room. The dining room features an Arts and Crafts fireplace with William Morris tiles and wooden floor.
The sitting room lends itself for both family living and entertaining. A bay window to the rear enjoys an outlook over the garden, with a stable door providing access. The focal point is the wood burning stove creating an appealing setting. There is a study fitted with beautiful bespoke Clive Christian office furniture. A window seat enjoys a view to the garden and there is an Arts and Crafts fireplace.
The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units. Granite work surfaces and a Butler sink. Integral appliances include a Bosch oven, hob and dishwasher. An adjacent larder provides space for a fridge.
The rear entrance hall features the original stone floor and provides access to the rear garden, first floor and cellar.
The cellar includes storage rooms and a built in brick wine store.
The luxuriously sized double aspect master bedroom is to the first floor, enjoying views over the rear garden. It is fitted with a range of Clive Christian bedroom furniture and has an accompanying well-appointed en-suite.
There are three further double bedrooms to the first floor, all of which with feature fireplaces and two provide wardrobes and there is a separate W.C.
To the second floor is an additional double bedroom with a fitted dressing room and shower room.
Agent’s note There is currently no divide in place between the Pantiles garden and the neighbouring garden, but one can be put up if required.
The property is approached via a shared driveway with a front courtyard providing a double garage and a single garage with additional parking to the front. Pedestrian cast iron gate leads to the central courtyard providing access to the main house and rear garden which provides direct access to the adjoining woodland, owned by the Corporation of London and leads to Keston village.
The wonderful landscaped rear garden comprises a raised paved patio for alfresco dining, with an adjoining area of lawn interspersed and bordered with a range of shrubs, herbaceous beds, evergreen and mature trees, including a beautiful weeping Oak. To the rear is a versatile summer house, which includes light and power, together with a greenhouse and large garden shed. An Irrigation system is installed throughout the garden.