A stunning Grade II listed farmhouse for sale in the semi-rural hamlet of Wanshurst Green, with a two bedroom detached cottage/annexe and detached unconverted barn in just over two acres of grounds.
A wonderful family home which has been extended in recent years and now offers impressively proportioned family accommodation as well as fantastic gardens and grounds.Upon entering the front door you are greeted by the entrance hall which leads on to the reception rooms. The drawing room is full of period charm with a large inglenook fireplace and period beams. The garden hall gives access to the study and TV room (which could double up as a second study room). To the left hand side of the entrance hall is the sitting room, again with an open fireplace and period features. The large kitchen is located at the rear of the home and is open-plan to the attractive extension, with timber vaulted ceiling, providing a great dining and entertaining space. This room has limestone flooring with underfloor heating, three sets of French doors and beautiful views over the gardens and rear grounds. There is also a pantry, wine store, utility room/rear hall and a ground floor w.c. There are two staircases leading to the first floor accommodation. The left hand staircase gives access to bedrooms two and four, as well as the first bathroom and the attic room. The right hand staircase gives access to bedroom three and the superb large main bathroom. This bathroom has been refitted in recent years and offers a separate shower, roll top bath, twin wash hand basins with storage underneath and a w.c. The master bedroom can be accessed from either staircase and offers fantastic double aspect views over the front and rear gardens. There is also a large dressing room off the master bedroom offering great storage.The gardens and grounds are a real feature of the property. To the front there is a large pond, approximately half of which is owned by this property. The extensive and easily maintained level gardens are mainly laid to lawn with well stocked flower and herbaceous borders and a sheltered seating area.Beyond the gardens to the rear there is an orchard and an area of paddock interspersed with specimen trees and shrubs. The property backs onto farmland and in all extends to just over two acres.The long gravel driveway has two entrances off the lane, a spur leads round the north east side of the house to a detached byre style open fronted double garage with two storage areas. The detached cottage/annexe has brick and weatherboard elevations under a tiled roof and comprises a near full height galleried main reception room with oak flooring, a cloakroom, two generous bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also a Grade II listed detached unconverted barn, set at right angles to the front of the house, with weatherboard and tiled elevations. This comprises a lovely oak framed building with the central full height main room and a lean-to wrapping around one corner of the building.
The property is situated in a rural position, yet within close proximity to Marden and Staplehurst which offer local amenities serving day-to-day needs including doctors' surgery, bakers, chemist and post office. Nearby is the beautiful Wealden village of Goudhurst with its pretty centre, ancient church, duck pond, period buildings, inns and restaurants. Tunbridge Wells provides and extensive range of shopping, commercial, recreational and cultural facilities, as well as mainline station. Train services to London are also available from nearby Marden, Staplehurst and Paddock Wood. There is a good choice of state and private schools in the area and excellent grammar schools in Maidstone. The property has good access to Benenden, Hawkhurst, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Schools.Marden station 1.9 miles (London Bridge from 48 miles). Staplehurst station 2.5 miles (London Bridge from 53 minutes). Maidstone 7 miles. Goudhurst 6.5 miles. Cranbrook 7.7 miles.