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Key Features

  • • Well presented and versatile four bedroom detached Grade II listed converted barn
  • • Benefitting from four reception rooms with a wealth of character and charm throughout.
  • • Set within three quarters of an acre with a southerly open aspect backing on farmland
  • • Located on the semi-rural outskirts of the popular Wealden village of Marden
  • • Short drive or cycle ride to the mainline railway station and high street
  • • Within the favoured Cranbrook School catchment area and NO FORWARD CHAIN

An opportunity to purchase a well presented and versatile four bedroom detached Grade II listed converted barn with a wealth of character and charm throughout. Benefitting from four reception rooms with a separate cloakroom and utility with the addition of an en-suite bathroom to the master bedroom. Set within three quarters of an acre of grounds comprising formal gardens and a small paddock with a southerly aspect backing onto open farmland. Located on the semi-rural outskirts of the popular Wealden village of Marden and only a short drive or cycle ride to the mainline railway station and high street. Within the favoured Cranbrook School catchment area an offered to the market with no forward chain.

The Property: The front door opens into a central vaulted reception room currently used as a dining hall. There is a turned staircase to the first floor galleried landing and doors to the rear patio and to further ground floor accommodation. More commonly used to access the property from the side driveway is the rear entrance hall. The ground floor accommodation offers flexibility and currently comprises; rear entrance hall, utility room, cloakroom, study, kitchen/breakfast room, dining hall, sitting room and a drawing room. The utility room houses the floor mounted oil fired boiler with space and plumbing for a washing machine. There are some wall mounted cupboards and a base drawer unit. The cloakroom has a low level wc and wall mounted wash hand basin. The study has a front aspect and provides a versatile room to suit individual needs. There is a high level fuse box and electricity meter. The kitchen/breakfast room enjoys a double aspect to the front and rear providing a light and airy family room. The kitchen has a comprehensive range of wall, base and drawer units with a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink set into the worktop. Integrated appliances include; a four ring electric hob, chest height double oven and a dishwasher. The breakfast room has views over the garden with doors to a walk in pantry and to the dining hall. The dining hall again provides a versatile reception with a double aspect to the front and rear. There is a vaulted ceiling and overlooking galleried landing on the first floor and a door to the sitting room. The sitting room again enjoys a double aspect to the front and rear and has a central open fireplace place with a wood burner inset and a door to the drawing room. The drawing room has a double aspect to the side and rear and is currently used as a music room/reading room but could provide a downstairs bedroom subject to individual needs.

On the first floor landing are doors to four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is a large double room enjoying a rear aspect and an en-suite bathroom. There is a built in wardrobe and a ceiling hatch providing access to the loft. The en-suite has a front aspect with a suite comprising; low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and a wood panelled bath with a gravity fed shower attachment. There is also an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with shelving and access to a large eaves storage cupboard stretching the width of the barn. Bedroom two is a double room with a rear aspect and a built in wardrobe. Bedroom three is a double room with a front aspect and a built in wardrobe with further access into a second eaves storage area stretching the width of the barn and has a second ceiling hatch providing loft access. Bedroom four is a single room with a front aspect. The family bathroom has a front aspect and comprises; wood panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc and a separate shower cubicle.

Gardens & Grounds: The gardens and grounds are a real feature of the property and enjoy a southerly aspect backing onto open farmland. The total plot spans about three quarters of an acre and comprises formal gardens to the front and rear of the barn with the rear garden leading into a small paddock. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn and screened to the road by mature hedging. There is a gravelled driveway to the side providing ample off road parking with the space to erect a cart lodge style garage subject to individual needs and the necessary permissions. The rear garden is landscaped mature and is well screened to the boundaries with a patio and pretty seating area abutting the property with a pergola.

General:

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Oil fired central heating, mains electricity and water supply with private drainage services connected but not tested

Local authority: Maidstone Borough Council

Council tax: Band G

EPC: N/A

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the agents. Paddock Wood Office: 01892 832325

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