• For Sale
  • GBP 778,294 
  • Property Type: Other Residential
Rare opportunity to acquire a 4.25 acre site with planning to construct a 3,200 sq ft detached family home in beautiful countryside close to Smarden. Services including mains electricty and private drainage already installed.

The proposed property will blend the traditional Kent style house with a contemporary interior, under floor heating provided by a ground source heating system and electricity provided by solar panels to create an extermely efficient, low cost, low environmental impact house for modern living.

Access to the house from Maltmans Hill has already been created by a large, stone walled turning circle which accesses the already constructed, detached 4 bay garage with climate controlled office above. The driveways have been excavated and built ready to be surfaced.

The house will sit well within the garden curtilage and overlook two wondeful spring fed ponds which have been cleaned out with a weir constructed to control the water level and a pump installed to create a waterfall to oxygenate the water. The ponds are fully stocked with fish and reside within a picturesque bluebell wood. The rear of the house will also overlook open fields and the remaninder of the 4.25 acre site which features a second entrance from Romden Road opening the potenial for equestrian facilities if required.

A 3D virtual 360 degree view of the proposed property can be obtained by following the below link (copy and paste into your browser).


The site comprises an existing 3 bedroom bungalow which is habitable and could be lived in during the construction of the proposed new build which is set well back from the existing house. Planning stipulates however that the bungalow must be demolished after the new building is completed.

A new Klargester sewage treatment plant has been installed which hasdischarge consent from the Environment Agency. Two separate mains electricity supplies are provided, ducting and service cable connections have also been laid.

Full plans can be obtained by visiting the Ashford Borough Council planning portal with the following link:


Stephen Whyte Strutt & Parker: Sevenoaks
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Maltmans Hill, Smarden, Ashford, Kent, TN27, Ashford, South East England, Ashford, England, United Kingdom is a Ashford luxury Other Residential listed for sale 970,569 USD. This high end Ashford Other Residential is comprised of N/A bedrooms and N/A baths. Find more luxury properties in Ashford or search for luxury properties for sale in Ashford.