Key Features

  • • A former farm Cold Store with Planning Consent for conversion to a four bedroom dwelling
  • • Paddock Wood Mainline Railway Station 2.6 miles
  • • Tunbridge Wells 8.2 miles
  • • Central London 41 miles

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with the Agents’ Paddock Wood Office on 01892 832325.

DIRECTIONS: The postcode is TN12 7AT. The building is located midway between the villages of Horsmonden and Brenchley. From entering Brenchley village head south on the Horsmonden Road and Burrs Hill will be found after 0.8 miles on your left hand side marked with our For Sale board. SITUATION: The Old Cold Stores are located midway between the villages of Horsmonden and Brenchley in Kent. The nearest mainline railway station is at Paddock Wood (2.6 miles) with a regular service to Central London stations. Village facilities and local amenities are available in both Horsmonden and Brenchley with more extensive educational, recreational and shopping facilities in the nearby towns of Tunbridge Wells (8.2 miles) and Paddock Wood (2.6 miles). There is an excellent choice of schools in the State and Private sector including the popular primary schools of Brenchley and Horsmonden and sought after Grammar Schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, Planning Services, Town Hall, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1RS. Telephone: 01892 554604.

THE OLD COLD STORES DESCRIPTION: Burrs Hill is located within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The Old Cold Stores are the last remaining agricultural building in this former farmyard which now comprises a small hamlet of residential dwellings. The building is of principally brick elevations under a pitched corrugated fibre cement roof. Planning Permission has been granted for residential conversion providing accommodation on two floors. This is summarised as follows: Front door leading into hallway off to gymnasium and opening through to kitchen and attached utility room. Double doors open into family room connecting to second inner hall with office/cloakroom/WC and sitting room. Stairs lead to a first floor landing with master bedroom with en-suite facilities and dressing area. Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3 and Bedroom 4 with family bathroom and separate shower room. Consent has also been granted for a double garage to be erected. (NOT shown on the CGI image). In addition, there are car parking spaces for two cars. The approved accommodation provides for a development of 4350 sq ft/405 sq m, scaled from the approved plans. The barn is approached off a shared driveway with two adjacent dwellings and an area of agricultural land. Extracts of the approved drawings are included within the sales particulars. Outside The approved dwelling will have an enclosed garden on three sides with an area of land on the south side currently used as hard standing converted to garden providing two car parking spaces. A driveway will be maintained in between the garden curtilage and the adjacent Oast House to the south for access to the agricultural land to the east.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are available adjacent to the site. Purchasers will need to satisfy themselves as to the suitability of these connections. Foul water drainage will be to a private system within the curtilage of the property.

PLANNING HISTORY: The barn has been granted planning permission for conversion to a dwelling (amendment to previous approved application 16/500286/FUL) alterations including erection of single storey garage, utility room adjoining cold store, alteration to window arrangements and addition of cladding (reference TW17/011153/FULL). Copies of the original planning application (Reference 16/500286/FUL) and the amended application (Reference 17/011153/FULL) granted by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council on 21st July 2017 are available to download from our website or can be sent on request.

PARTICULARS, PLANS AND SCHEDULES: The particulars and acreages stated therein, together with the plans are believed but not guaranteed to be correct. They are given by the Agents to assist viewers but are specifically excluded from any contract and prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the information contained therein.

ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING COMPLIANCE (AML): The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information of the Payer) Regulations 2017 came into force on 26 June 2017. This now requires us to conduct due diligence on property purchasers. Once their offer has been accepted, the prospective purchaser(s) will need to provide, as a minimum, proof of identity and residence and proof of funds for the purchase, before the transaction can proceed. Further information can be obtained via the following link:

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Lambert & Foster themselves and the vendors and/or lessors of this property whose agents they are, give notice that:

  • The particulars are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute part of an offer or contract.
  • All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for the use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or presentations of fact but satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. If there are any points which are of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the information, particularly if you are travelling some distance to view the property.
  • In accordance with the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991, we must advise that we have not tested any of the main services, various electrical or gas applicances and fixtures which may be referred to in these sales particulars. Any prospective purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves that such are in working order.
  • No person in the employment of the Agents has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property.