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Key Features

  • • Five bedroomed Oast House
  • • Two bedroomed Barn
  • • Cranbrook School catchment area
  • • Sitting room with impressive inglenook fireplace
  • • Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
  • • Family room
  • • Conservatory

A beautifully presented detached single roundel oast house and detached barn which has just acquired planning permission for an independent residential dwelling, situated on the outskirts of the village and with grounds extending to approximately one acre. Cranbrook School catchment area.

Distances: Hawkhurst just over 1 mile Marden Mainline Railway Station approx. 9 Miles Tunbridge Wells approx. 15 miles

The Property:

THE HOUSEYew Tree Oast is a delightful detached Oast house situated on the outskirts of the village of Hawkhurst within the popular hamlet of Gills Green. The property occupies a rural location with a pleasant outlook over neighbouring farmland. The nearby village of Hawkhurst and market town of Cranbrook have a wealth of local amenities including a wide variety of shops and schools including Cranbrook School, Dulwich Preparatory School, Saint Ronans and Marlborough House. The accommodation is neatly presented comprising an entrance vestibule, spacious reception hall, sitting room with an impressive inglenook fireplace, dining room within the roundel which has beamed ceilings and enjoys a triple aspect, cloakroom, kitchen breakfast room with a range of wall and base units with granite worktop over, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, eye level oven, four ring halogen hob, space for a dishwasher, fridge and freezer, Aga for cooking, utility room, travertine floor, wall and base units with worktop over and inset stainless steel sink and drainer, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, integrated fridge freezer. The conservatory has a triple aspect and two sets of double doors opening to the garden and the family room also has doors opening to the garden. The first floor comprises a spacious landing with linen cupboard, master bedroom within the roundel with an ensuite shower room, guest bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, two further double bedrooms, one single bedroom and a family bathroom.

THE BARNPlanning permission has been granted by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council ref. 18/00841/4 for the change of use from an ancillary annexe to an independent residential dwelling. Currently the barn has been converted to provide ground floor accommodation comprising a kitchen/dining room with a range of wall and base units with worktop over and inset stainless steel sink, sitting room, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. The loft area of the barn remains unconverted and is accessed externally.

Gardens and Grounds: The property is approached over a private gated driveway leading to a parking area and detached garage 7.5m x 4.2m (24.6ft x 13.7ft) and adjoining workshop 4.2m x 3.3m (13.7ft x 10.2ft).

The well established gardens surround the property and incorporate a natural stream fed pond, areas of lawn and established beds. The boundary is depicted by mature hedges and trees.

Outbuildings include a greenhouse and tractor shed 4.1m x 4m (13.5ft x 13.2ft) with attached store. There is a fenced area of paddock leading down to a small orchard. The grounds extend to approximately one acre.

Directions: From Cranbrook proceed in a southerly direction towards Gills Green and Hawkhurst, past the exit of Slip Mill Road on the right hand side and take the next turning on the right in to Limes Grove. At the end of the road turn right on to Slip Mill Lane where the property can be found on the left hand side.


Tenure: Freehold Local authority: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk


Services: Oil fired central heating, mains electricity and water supply, septic tank drainage

Council tax: Band F



Services: Oil fired central heating, mains electricity and water supply, septic tank drainage

Council tax: Band E


Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office 01580 712888

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