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Key Features

  • • Detached Victorian Farmhouse
  • • Set in 4.72 acres of land
  • • Three double bedrooms
  • • Two reception rooms
  • • Tiled feature fireplaces
  • • Range of outbuildings

Distances: Cinque Port town of Tenterden approx. 2 miles distance | Headcorn mainline railway station approx. 11.5 miles distance.

The Property:

An individual detached Victorian farmhouse offering potential for updating, improvement and extension subject to obtaining all the relevant consents, incorporating, two reception rooms, three double bedrooms, box room, original fireplaces, attached brick coal store and tool shed, wc, complemented by traditional gardens, grounds, paddock and a range of timber outbuildings in various states of repair enjoying a semi rural location adjoining and overlooking fields.

Fairlight is an individual detached Victorian farmhouse circa 1900 presenting brick elevations set with single glazed sash windows beneath a pitch and hipped slate tiled roof.

The well proportioned accommodation is arranged over two floors retaining many features indicative of the period including tiled open fireplaces, picture rails and panelled doors. The entrance hall with part wooden block floor provides access to the sitting room with feature tiled open fireplace, attractive bay/porch, double aspect with outlook out across the garden. The dining room also has a feature fireplace and pleasant outlook across the garden. The kitchen is fitted with base and eye level cupboards, fitted sideboard with display shelving, cupboards and drawers, solid fuel Rayburn providing hot water and central heating, double aspect to side and rear. A rear lobby provides access to a utility room/larder with worktops, base level cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, space and electric point for fridge and separate freezer.

From the entrance hall a rise of stairs with turned balustrade to first floor landing, panel doors leading off to three double bedrooms, with tiled fireplaces and fitted wardrobes, bedroom two and three with views out across open fields. The box room is fitted with shelving and a window. The family bathroom is fitted with a coloured suite. A separate wc is situated alongside. 

Gardens and Grounds: 

Timber double five bar gates open onto a gravel driveway, the gardens and grounds run to all sides laid to lawn with established shrubs including hydrangeas and roses with a mixture of picket and close boarded fencing. Detached timber garage with pitched corrugated tin roof 5.70 x 3.90m. To the rear of Fairlight is a useful brick outbuilding 8.25m x 2.80m with pitched slate tile roof fitted with power and light divided into former coal store, tool shed and outside wc. There is access to a below ground air shelter which has not been inspected. Kitchen garden area, lean-to, timber and brick greenhouse, a range of timber outbuildings in various states of repair include poultry shed 50.10m x 7.20m of timber construction on a dwarf brick wall, old orchard. Adjoining paddock 3.58 acres with mature trees including beech and horse chestnut. 

Agents Note: Maintenance of the duel access driveway is to be shared fairly between the owners of Fairlight and neighbouring Sharmi. General: 

Tenure: Freehold 

Services: Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Mixture of solid fuel and electric night storage heating. 

Local authority: www.ashford.gov.uk  

Council tax: Band G 


Viewing: By appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office: 01580 712888

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