A rare opportunity to purchase a substantial Grade II listed detached character home with over 4000sq.ft of accommodation boasting five reception rooms and five double bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms set over three floors. Situated on the rural outskirts of the village within grounds extending to just over three and a half acres the property further benefits from a triple bay detached cart lodge garage with a studio/office room above and a detached one bedroom annex bungalow. The gardens and grounds are a real feature of the property enjoying a southerly open aspect to the rear with far reaching countryside views surrounding. Offered to the market with no forward chain.
THE PROPERTY:The front door opens into a large reception hall that has a central fireplace with a wood burner inset and stairs to the first floor landing. There are doors leading to the ground floor accommodation comprising; sitting room, family room, dining room, drawing room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, boot room, small cellar and a shower room with wc.
The sitting room enjoys a double aspect with a central inglenook fireplace with a wood burner inset. There is an open doorway to a flexible room currently used as a children’s TV/playroom with a door to an inner hallway. From the inner hall are doors to the dining room, shower room and rear lobby/boot room which has access to the garden. The dining room has a double aspect with a vaulted ceiling providing a grand and character reception to entertain guests. The drawing room has a double aspect with a central open fireplace and French doors opening onto a rear patio. The study has a double aspect with a vaulted ceiling. The kitchen/breakfast room enjoys a rear aspect with far reaching views over the grounds and beyond. There is also a second staircase to the first floor landing and a pantry. The kitchen has a comprehensive range of wall, base and drawer units with a central workstation incorporating a four ring electric hob and double bowl sink. There is also an integrated Aga with space and plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer. The utility room has a ceramic sink set into a worktop with space and plumbing under for white goods.
On the first floor is a tiered landing with doors to three bedrooms and stairs to the second floor attic bedrooms. The master bedroom is a large double room with an open fireplace and double aspect to the rear enjoying the far reaching countryside views. There is a door to an interlinking dressing room with floor to ceiling built in wardrobes and drawers to one wall and a pretty feature fireplace. There are also doors to the en-suite bathroom and back to the landing. Bedroom two is a large double bedroom with a double aspect to the front and rear again enjoying the views. There is a built in corner cupboard with a door to a large en-suite bathroom with a dormer window to the front. Bedroom three is a double room with a front aspect and set of built in wardrobes to one wall and a further en-suite bathroom.
On the second floor are two attic double bedrooms with dormer windows to the front and sloping ceilings. They are divided by a shared en-suite bathroom with doors either side to each bedroom.
GARDENS & GROUNDS:The gardens and grounds are a real feature of the property enjoying a southerly open aspect to the rear with far reaching countryside views surrounding and extend in total to just over three and a half acres.
The property is set well back from road and is accessed by a private drive leading to the front of the property. There is also a second entrance via a private shared driveway to the eastern boundary.
To the front of the property is a turning circle and triple bay detached cart lodge garage with a studio/office room above. The drive continues to the western boundary to a detached one bedroom annex bungalow offering flexibility to be used to suit individual needs. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs to the boundary with a sweeping path to the front door. The rear garden extends the majority of the acreage and is mainly laid to lawn with interspersed mature trees. There is a pond to one corner with a patio seating area abutting the rear of the property.
Services: Oil fired central heating with mains electricity and water supply with private drainage services connected but not tested
Local authority: Maidstone Borough Council & Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
Council tax: Band G
EPC: N/A Grade II Listed
VIEWING:To confirm directions and book your viewing by appointment only with the agents call: Paddock Wood Office: 01892 832325.
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