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Key Features

  • • Uninterrupted views over undulating pasture land
  • • Located down a no-through road
  • • Sitting room with open fireplace
  • • Dining room with inglenook fireplace housing woodburning stove
  • • Playroom and study
  • • Four bedrooms including master suite with walk-in dressing room and ensuite bathroom
  • • Established south facing rear garden

A detached Grade II listed hall house providing three reception room and four bedroom family accommodation for updating and improvement complemented by a south facing garden and farmland, in total extending to approximately 8.48 acres, all located within a working farmyard on the outskirts of this favoured market town. Cranbrook School catchment area.

Staplehurst mainline station approx. 8 miles 

Tunbridge Wells approx. 14 miles 

Maidstone approx. 16 miles 

The Property:

Hallwood Farmhouse is a traditional Grade II listed detached farmhouse understood to have formerly been two hall houses with origins dating back to the 15th Century with 17th and 19th Century additions. The property presents mixed elevations of white weatherboarding and tile hanging on a brick plinth set with predominantly metal framed leaded light windows beneath a pitched and hipped tiled roof.  In historic England the property is described as having substantial timber framing with heavily jowled posts with hall trusses and queen trusses in the attic. 

The period accommodation is arranged over two floors with many features indicative of the period.  The three reception rooms include a sitting room with briquette open fireplace with double aspect to rear and side overlooking the garden. 

The dining room includes an impressive inglenook fireplace housing woodburning stove incorporating two seats, inset display niches and bressumer beam enjoying aspect over the front garden.  The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with base and eye level cupboards and drawers, work surfaces, fireplace housing oil fired twin oven Aga, space and electric point for cooker, quarry tiled floor, traditional walk in larder/utility with fitted shelving, cupboards, tiled work surfaces, cheese cage and overhead storage cupboards.  A play room is fitted with book shelving and has a half glazed door to garden. 

Four bedrooms are arranged over the first floor incorporating a master suite comprising bedroom, walk in dressing room with built in wardrobes, cupboards and drawers, fitted shelving and an ensuite bathroom with white suite.  Bedroom four has fitted wardrobes, book shelving and vanity unit with inset wash handbasin with drawers under.  A family bathroom is fitted with a high level wc, pedestal wash handbasin and panelled bath with fine aspect to rear enjoying countryside views. A staircase leads up to the attic which could offer potential for further bedroom accommodation subject to obtaining all relevant consents. 

Garden & Grounds: 

The gardens, grounds and farmland are a fine feature including lawned formal gardens running to all sides punctuated with fruit trees, kitchen garden area, sun terrace, outside water tap, and timber garden store 5.95m x 2.85m with attached outside wc of timber construction with weather boarded elevations beneath a pitched tiled roof.  Accessed from the farm drive is a brick detached double garage 5.08m x 5.68m and 5.08m x 5m of mono-pitched construction under a corrugated iron roof with attached garden shed. Leading out from the garden is farmland comprising permanent undulating pasture with a belt of wooded shaw on the southern boundary.  The whole enjoys fine rural views. 

Directions: 

From our office in Cranbrook proceed up the high street bearing left at the war memorial on to the A229 in the direction of Hawkhurst.  Proceed past Hartley Dyke farm shop on the left and on round a gradual left hand bend.  Proceed up the minor hill looking out for a clearly visible name sign for Hallwood Farm on the right.  Proceed along the farm drive and over the former railway bridge whereupon Hallwood Farmhouse will be found on the left hand side immediately before the oast house. 

Agents Note: Parking for the farmhouse is to the left of the grey brick garaging and not on the farm drive and yard.


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