• For Sale
  • Guide price 1,250,000 GBP 
  • Build Size: 2,722 ft2
  • Land Size: 2,722 ft2
  • Bedroom: 4
  • Bathroom: 3
A wonderfully presented Grade II listed detached home with 10.4 acres of stunning gardens and grounds and over 2700 sq ft of accommodation, set in a secluded position yet close to local amenities.
Believed to date back to the 1560's, this charming Grade II listed family home boasts a wealth of period features throughout including exposed beams and a stunning inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam above. It also benefits from stunning gardens and grounds which include stables, storage shed, fields and woodland with ancient coppiced trees. The property is entered from the driveway into a terracotta floor tiled entrance hall with an office/bedroom 5 leading off it, as well as a shower room. This area could be used as a self-contained annexe if desired and also gives access on to the rear patio and garden. This then leads on to a breakfast/dining room and the well equipped kitchen fitted with a range of limed oak units and granite worktops. The kitchen has fantastic views over the rear lawned gardens and includes an integral oven, grill, hob, washing machine and dishwasher. There is also a door to a walk in pantry.The kitchen leads on to the oak block original entrance hall with front door and access to the dual aspect dining room. The sitting room hosts the beautiful inglenook fireplace, and a large bay window which floods light into the room. On the first floor there are four bedrooms and two large bathrooms. The principal bedroom is a real feature of the home and boasts a wealth of period features as well as a glorious en suite bathroom with a separate shower. Outside, the property is approached over a gravel driveway which leads to the parking area for several vehicles and the detached timber built double garage. The gardens are stunning and include a brick terrace and sheltered overhang overlooking the gardens which are mainly laid to lawn, interspersed with mature trees, shrubs and plants. The grounds are enclosed and bordered by post and rail fencing keeping the openness with the fields beyond. There is also an area of enchanting woodland and, located within, are ancient coppiced trees, extensive bluebells, wild flowers and wildlife. There are also stables and a storage shed. In all the garden, grounds and woodland extend to about 10.4 acres.
Smarden village 1.5 miles. Headcorn station 3.5 miles (London Bridge from 1 hour). Biddenden 4.8 miles. Tenterden 10 miles. Ashford 10 miles. Ashford International 10.7 miles (London St Pancras from 36 minutes). Tunbridge Wells 22 miles. London 56 miles. (All times and distances approximate)The property is located in a rural position, just 1.5 miles from the village of Smarden which is well known for being one of the prettiest villages in Kent with its picturesque timber framed properties and church. There is a strong village community and amenities include a village shop, public houses, church and primary school. The neighbouring village of Biddenden and the market town of Tenterden are both easily accessible, as are the larger centres of Tunbridge Wells and Ashford with its Eurostar terminal providing fast trains to London and the continent. There is an excellent choice of schooling in the area, in both the state and private sectors, including Benenden School, Homewood School in Tenterden, Cranbrook School, Ashford School, Bethany in Goudhurst, Dulwich Preparatory in Cranbrook, Marlborough House and St Ronan's in Hawkhurst, Sutton Valence, and grammar schools in Ashford and Tunbridge Wells. Leisure activities in the area include golf at Chart Hills, Biddenden; sailing and fishing at Bewl Water and on the south coast.
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A wonderfully presented Grade II listed detached home with 10.4 acres of stunning gardens , South East, England, United Kingdom is a 2,722ft2 South East luxury listed for sale Guide price 1,250,000 GBP. This high end South East is comprised of 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. Find more luxury properties in South East or search for luxury properties for sale in South East.