Local & comprehensive shopping: Enjoying an idyllic setting with splendid views, High Point sits at the end of a long private drive, 0.9 of a mile from the sought-after Cinque Port Town of Tenterden. The town offers a good range of local shops and independent shops, Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, historic public houses, several coffee shops and various restaurants.
There is a leisure centre in the town and further sporting facilities nearby including London Beach Golf Club and Spa, Tenterden Golf Club, Chart Hills Golf Club at Biddenden, walking and cycle trails through beautiful High Weald countryside, fishing at Tenterden Trout Waters. Chapel Down Vineyard incorporating the highly regarded Swan Restaurant and Biddenden Vineyards are both nearby.
Education: There is an excellent range of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors catering for children of all ages. These include Tenterden Infant and Junior School, St Michael's Primary School, Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre all at Tenterden, Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook, Benenden Girls School, St Ronans and Marlborough House at Hawkhurst and Sutton Valence Schools and Tonbridge School. Additionally there are boys' and girls' Grammar Schools at Ashford plus Ashford School and The Kings School Canterbury.
The A28 gives access to the M20 and to Ashford International Station which provides a high speed service to London St Pancras in 37 minutes. Alternatively, Headcorn offers services to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross from under an hour.
*All distance and travel times are approximate.
Occupying an elevated setting with fabulous views, High Point is a substantial family house set amidst immaculately presented gardens, which are in turn, protected by surrounding native woodland, in all amounting to about 40 acres. The property is very well presented with excellent family accommodation arranged over three floors together with adaptable ancillary accommodation in the form of a detached two bedroom cottage within the grounds, currently used as an office, gym and guest accommodation.
The main house has been designed so as to enjoy the wonderful far reaching views from almost every room. Internally, it is finished with quality oak joinery, solid oak doors, sealed unit sash windows, decorative radiator grills and wiring in place for recessed speakers to the main bathroom.
The reception hall leads to two interconnecting reception rooms of impressive proportions, comprising a formal dining room and sitting room, off which is the conservatory with Amtico flooring. All benefit from French doors that open to the terraces and gardens beyond and together they provide an excellent suite of rooms for entertaining.
The kitchen/breakfast/family room has been extended and on entering you are greeted by the wonderful views. The kitchen is equipped with a comprehensive range of hand painted cupboards, together with central island, all complemented by granite work surfaces. Appliances comprise a Billi Quadra boiling water tap, built-in microwave, integral dishwasher, double fridge and freezer and wine cooler with space for further white goods.
A utility room is fitted with additional store cupboards and offers space for further appliances. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a study and cloakroom.
A turned staircase leads to the first floor where the principal bedroom with Amtico flooring, is fitted with an excellent range of bespoke wardrobe cupboards and enjoys beautifully appointed en suite facilities with Riho Jacuzzi bath and separate shower.
Four attractive further bedrooms, two with en suite bathrooms, a wet room, a sauna and study/snug area are arranged over the remainder of the first and second floors.
Gardens, Grounds & Outbuildings
High Point is approached via a long tree lined private road with lighting in situ. Electric gates open to a sweeping approach and circular drive, beautifully landscaped by manicured lawns with central fountain, box hedging and seasonal standard roses.
The gardens are a particularly impressive feature with a wide York stone terrace spanning the length of the house, up-lighting, paved pathways, box hedging, shrub borders under planted with spring bulbs, a wide array of mature trees, lovely ornamental pond, kitchen garden with raised beds and greenhouse.
Outbuildings comprise a 'Breeze House' with heating, two detached double garage blocks with adjoining store room/workshop and log stores, a single detached garage, all have power and light connected.
Ancillary Accommodation / Cottage
Within the well screened gardens is a charming detached two storey cottage. Suitable for a range of uses, this attractive cottage comprises a sizable sitting room currently used as an office, two bedrooms on the first floor, together with a bathroom and studio/gym. There is also an integral double garage with remote controlled double doors.
From Tenterden town centre head northwards along the A28 passing Homewood School. Turn right into Ingleden Park Road and proceed to the very end of the road where the gated private road to High Point will be found straight ahead.