A rare opportunity to purchase one of Chislehurst's oldest Grade II listed properties dating back as early as the 14th Century. Cadlands is a unique and charming five bedroom detached family home set on nearly two acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, centred around a picturesque pond complete with its very own duck house. This characterful, period property, set in a tranquil haven, boasts over 5,000 sq ft of living accommodation which includes an additional self-contained two bedroom detached cottage.
Throughout the property there is a wealth of original features, including exposed wooden beams, high ceilings, sash windows, external weather boarding, fireplaces, ceiling roses and cornicing, to name but a few.
Arranged over three floors the property comprises a spacious entrance hall with feature fireplace, three large reception rooms all with original fireplaces, boot room, separate utility room and a large kitchen/diner with central island and feature wood burning stove. Across the first and second floors there is a family bathroom, separate WC and five double bedrooms of which two benefit from en-suite facilities and the master from an additional fitted dressing room. Notably, bedroom number five that occupies the top floor, has access to a rear facing roof terrace providing panoramic views over the surrounding grounds. Across the rear of the main house is an impressive New England style veranda measuring approximately 23'6ft, offering an exceptional entertaining area with outside bar.
To the rear of the property is a detached cottage comprising two double bedrooms, separate WC, bathroom with roll top bath and an open plan kitchen/reception room which is currently arranged as a home office. Towards the rear of the garden are two further outbuildings including a studio, a West facing summer house and private direct access into Scadbury Park, famous for once being the home of Thomas Walsingham and now a bustling 300 acre nature reserve.
Close by is Royal Parade and the High Street offering a great choice of gastro pubs, restaurants and cafes, as well as local stores and a Sainsbury's supermarket.
There are several excellent schools within proximity including Bromley High School, Bullers Wood, Farringtons, Babington House, Bickley Park and Eltham College.
By car, the M25 is easily accessible with City Airport just 12.5 miles and Gatwick Airport 33 miles away.
Energy Efficiency Rating E.