Sprawling £1.85m country house harmoniously blends opulence with functionality in Tinkerpot Lane

Birkdale is a unique two-storey, detached five bedroom, five bathroom family home in Sevenoaks. This spacious residence, occupies a 0.39 acre plot and offers 3,638 sq/ft of living space. It's opulent, functional, modern living at its finest.

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Inside: Discover an interior where elegance and innovation meet.

Quality wood and premium materials are the norm, harmonising indoor and outdoor living.

The house's large windows allow for maximum natural light and stunning views of south-facing gardens and protected woodlands.

The layout supports various living needs - from social gatherings to work-from-home demands.

State-of-the-art smart home technologies ensure ongoing connectivity and convenience, while energy-saving features, efficient appliances, and electric vehicle charging points underscore this property's commitment to environmental sustainability.

Eco home and environmental credentials include: off-grid and energy efficient Air Source Heat Pump heating system – so no reliance on gas, oil or other natural resources to heat the properties. Plus there's efficient multi-zonal underfloor heating throughout.

Outside: Birkdale is nestled in a secluded corner of the Kent countryside, close to the historic town of Otford.

There are lush south-facing gardens and protected woodlands, making it a sanctuary amidst nature. Plus it also has electric entrance gates with CCTV linked intercom system. External CCTV is linked to a remote monitoring service.

Why we love it: Aside from its luxury, its state-of-the-art tech, and commitment to sustainability make it an attractive, modern home.


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