An individual detached residentially converted barn providing four bedroom accommodation with feature open plan sitting room and kitchen with woodburning stove complemented by established gardens and timber outbuildings, total plot size extending to 0.26 of an acre, all occupying a semi-rural location. Cranbrook School catchment area.
Cranbrook approximately 2.5 miles Staplehurst mainline station approximately 6.5 miles distance | Tenterden approximately 7 miles distance
Tollgate Barn is a residentially converted barn understood to have been converted in the 1970s, updated in 2010, presenting mixed elevations of brick and weatherboarding set with predominantly timber framed, sealed unit double glazed windows beneath a pitched tiled roof with catslide.
The contemporary accommodation is arranged over two floors with features including the open plan sitting/dining room and kitchen with oak flooring, prominent cylindrical woodburning stove, fitted base level cupboards and drawers with granite worktops, Rangemaster five burner cooker with filter hood over, space for American style fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher and tiled flooring to the kitchen area. The room enjoys a triple aspect with two pairs of double doors and single door opening out on to the gardens. Set off the entrance hall are bedrooms three and four, two single rooms, bedroom three with doors opening out on to the garden and currently used as an office.
A feature timber and iron open tread staircase leads up to the galleried first floor landing with part vaulted ceiling, glass panelling and stainless steel balustrade, useful walk-in storage cupboard and picture window enjoying views out across neighbouring countryside. Bedroom one has fitted wardrobes and drawers with vaulted ceiling and views out across the garden and countryside beyond. Bedroom two also benefits from built-in wardrobes and drawers with aspect to front. The family bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite with integrated wc, wash hand basin, tiled panel bath with integrated shower over.
GARDENS & GROUNDS:
Open access onto an initially shared drive leading to gravel parking for approximately three vehicles. A wooden fence and gate provides access to extensive paved patio area, some brick edging and central raised bed. Established gardens are laid to lawn with feature lime tree avenue, oak and chestnut, block paved seating area and decked area. A detached timber outbuilding incorporates workshop and utility with space and plumbing for washing machine. Detached timber summer house incorporating wc and shower. The whole is enclosed by a mixture of established hedging and post and rail style fencing with countryside views enjoyed from the garden.
Agent’s note: Planning permission was granted on 26th July 2016 planning reference 16/504628/FULL, for a single storey rear extension and link to main dwelling, side extension and dormer alterations to main dwelling.
From our office in Cranbrook proceed down the high street bearing right in to Stone Street and take the next right hand turning in to St David’s Bridge/The Hill. Continue out of the town past Dulwich College Preparatory School on the right and on reaching the minor crossroads known as Goldford take the right hand turning to Benenden. Continue on whereupon the entrance to Tollgate Barn will be found on the left hand side on the brow of a small incline. Proceed into the driveway and Tollgate Barn will be seen on the left hand side.
Services: Mains electricity and water. Mains gas fired central heating. Private drainage
Local authority: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk
Council tax: Band F
By appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office: 01580 712888
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