Key Features

  • • A Farm Building with Planning Permission for Conversion to a 5 Bedroom dwellling
  • • Situated in an attractive rural location on the edge of the popular village of Brenchley
  • • Royal Tunbridge Wells 7 miles
  • • Paddock Wood mainline Railway Station 4 miles
  • • Central London 37 miles

For sale by Informal Tender - Tenders Close at Noon on Friday 28th September 2018

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

DIRECTIONS: The postcode of the property is TN12 7HT. From Lambert & Foster’s Paddock Wood office turn left on to Commercial Road then turn left on to Maidstone Road. After approximately half a mile turn left on to Mascalls Court Road, continue on Mascalls Court Road and take a right hand turn on to Mile Oak Road and follow the road through Brenchley. The Half Way House is located on the right hand side, take the next right turn on to Spout Lane. Follow Spout Lane until you reach a T junction, at the junction turn left on to Tong Road. White Post Barn will be found on the right hand side after a short distance.

SITUATION: White Post Barn is located on the outskirts of the popular village of Brenchley in the Weald of Kent. The Barn is set in a picturesque location on the edge of orchards and is conveniently situated some 4 miles from Paddock Wood with its extensive range of social, recreational and educational facilities.  At Paddock Wood there is a mainline Railway Station with regular services to Central London in about an hour.  Royal Tunbridge Wells is 10 miles away with its more extensive amenities and access to the A21 with its onward connections to the National Motorway Network.  Tonbridge and Royal Tunbridge Wells have an excellent selection of schools in both the primary and secondary sector including popular Grammar Schools and Private Schools.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, Mount Pleasant Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1RS

Telephone 01892 526121

DESCRIPTION: The Barn is located adjoining orchards just off Tong Road.  It is a detached steel framed Barn with block elevations under a corrugated fibre cement roof (18m x 8.7m and lean-to 4.3m x 8.7m).

Access to the Barn is off Tong Road over the right of way shown hatched on the sale plan.T

The Barn has consent to convert to a residential use and the approved accommodation on 2 floors comprises:-

Ground Floor

Entrance Door in to Hallway with door off to Utility Room and WC.  Hallway in to open plan Kitchen, Living Room and Dining Room.

First Floor

Master Bedroom with adjacent Dressing Room and Ensuite.  Bedroom 2 with Ensuite. Bedroom 3 and Bedroom 4 with a Family Bathroom and an additional Bedroom 5 or Study.


Located on the eastern side of the Barn is a timber and corrugated iron lean-to Shed (9.9m x 4.75m). Garaging is shown in the lean-to section and the Barn has a small approved garden curtilage which stands within a larger area of agricultural land totalling some 1.01 acres (0.40 hectares).

ACCESS: Access to this site is over a shared driveway shown hatched on the sale plan.  The agricultural track which runs in front of the building will be re-routed as shown on the sale plan which will be constructed within 3 months of completion at the vendor’s expense.

SERVICES: Water and electricity are available at the Barn. Mains drainage is available in Tong Road.  Purchasers will need to make their own enquiries as to the suitability and availability of local connections.

FENCING: The purchaser will be responsible for erecting stockproof fencing within 1 month of completion along the boundaries shown marked with inward ‘T’ marks.

PLANNING: The Barn has the benefit of Planning Permission for conversion to a residential dwelling granted by the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council on 27th February 2018, subject to conditions. (Ref: 17/04192/FULL).  The development must commence within 3 years of the date of approval.  Copies of the Decision Notice and approved plans are available on request or can be downloaded from our website.

NOTES:  A land drain crosses the northern part of the land to an outfall in the ditch on the northern side of the land  being sold and the vendor will retain appropriate rights for maintenance.

Located to the west of the Barn is an underground water tank which will be removed by the vendors.

The vendors are planning to renovate the timber and corrugated iron shed on their retained land on the northern side of the right of way close to the entrance off Tong Road.

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.