A beautifully presented detached Grade II Listed twin roundel Oast providing approximately 3250sqft of character accommodation arranged over two floors complemented by gardens, paddock and woodland extending to approximately 5 acres, together with useful outbuildings, all situated in the Hamlet of Sandway.
County Town of Maidstone approx. 10 miles; Lenham Mainline Railway Station approx. 1.5 miles; Ashford International Station approx. 12 miles
The Property: Home Farm Oast is a beautifully presented detached Grade II Listed twin roundel oast presenting elevations of Kentish ragstone and dark stain weatherboarding beneath a pitched slate roof and clay tiled roundels. The well proportioned character accommodation is arranged over two floors with features including entrance hall with impressive oak staircase. Positioned within the approximately 20ft diameter roundels is the sitting room with feature wood burning stove and double aspect, the dining room enjoying a triple aspect with views out across the neighbouring field and garden. The drawing room has a feature brick fireplace housing wood burning stove, exposed stonework, overlooking the garden and swimming pool. The kitchen/breakfast room is compressively fitted with base level cupboards, four oven oil fired Aga range, granite worktops, larder style cupboard, butler sink, timbers to ceiling, double aspect to front and rear with pleasant outlook across paddock and field.
First floor galleried landing and oak latched cottage doors provide access to the bedrooms including a master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and open tread stairs to a mezzanine floor, panelling to dado height, built in wardrobe, pleasant double aspect. An en-suite shower room is fitted with a traditional white suite including high level wc. Guest bedroom two is situated within the roundel with built in storage cupboard, lovely double aspect with views out across fields, en-suite shower room fitted with a white suite. Bedroom three is set within the roundel. Bedroom five also has a mezzanine floor with access to roundel attic storage. The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising close coupled wc, vanity unit with wash hand basin, free standing roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled shower with glazed door and integrated shower.
Gardens & Grounds: An electrically operated five bar gate opens onto gravelled drive leading up to ample vehicular parking. Detached oak framed garage 9.80m x 5.80m with one single open bay, an enclosed bay currently used as a workshop fitted with power and light. An external staircase leads to first floor studio. Attached pool shed. The formal gardens run predominantly to three sides, laid to lawn including a heated swimming pool, established shrubs and tended beds. Brick and timber traditional style greenhouse with well stocked kitchen garden area alongside comprising raised beds. Useful detached workshop 11.20m x 7.20m of timber construction beneath a corrugated tin roof with a concrete floor and fitted with power and light, open fronted lean-to to side. Attached chicken run. Two paddocks with post and rail fencing and hedging lead onto an area of woodland which adjoins the motorway.
Directions: From the centre of Lenham head out of the village in the direction of Headcorn. Turn left at the grass triangle into Boughton Road signposted towards The Chilston Park Hotel. Continue on this road, over a set of cross roads and the entrance to Home Farm Oast will be found shortly on your right hand side. If you reach the bridge over the M20 motorway you have travelled too far.
Services: Oil fired central heating, mains electricity and water supply with private drainage.
Local authority: Maidstone Borough Council
Council tax: Band G
Viewings: Strictly by appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office: 01580 712888
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