An opportunity to rent a well presented two bedroom first…
Little Mill, Tonbridge Road, East Peckham, Kent, TN12 5JR
A unique opportunity to purchase a substantial Grade II Listed five/six double bedroom detached character family home with a large detached barn incorporating a garage, stable, workshop, wood store and two vast first floor storage rooms. All situated in a pretty semi-rural hamlet with land comprising; gravelled driveway, formal gardens, paddocks and river frontage totalling just over six acres. The house is in need of cosmetic updating and the barn offers huge potential to convert to ancillary accommodation, work from home studio office or even a holiday let, subject to individual needs and the necessary permissions.
Little Mill is a striking Grade II Listed mill house of great character, dating from the 17th century with a later addition. The property has been in the same ownership for over 30 years and provides the new owner the opportunity to update and refurbish to their own requirements. There are attractive period features including exposed timbers and fireplaces including an impressive inglenook fireplace, parquet flooring, casement and lattice windows. There is a two storey detached barn providing excellent storage with scope to convert to ancillary accommodation subject to the necessary building and planning regulations. The property sits within established gardens and grounds with a river frontage, far reaching countryside views and we understand there are fishing rights within the property boundaries.
The front door opens into a large entrance hall with doors to the ground floor accommodation. The three reception rooms are all double aspect with attractive fireplaces, an impressive inglenook fireplace in the drawing room, a wood burner in the snug and an open fire in the dining area. The drawing and dining rooms provide well-proportioned areas for entertaining and the snug has direct access to outside. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with space for appliances. There is an adjoining pantry and utility room with additional storage cupboards. Completing this floor is a cloakroom and a lift to the first floor.
The bedroom accommodation is located on the first floor and comprises a principal bedroom with a dressing area and en suite bathroom. There are four further bedrooms and two bathrooms, with one of the bathrooms featuring an attractive slipper bath. The second floor attic room provides additional accommodation.
GARDENS & GROUNDS:
To the front of the property is a gravel parking area which provides ample parking and leads to the detached barn. The spacious barn has two floors and is currently used as a garage, workshop, stable, wood store and storage. There is lapsed planning to convert part of the barn to provide secondary accommodation. 87/10468/FUL. The gardens provide an attractive back drop to the house with the majority lying to the west. There are landscaped areas which incorporate two roundels, and brick terraces providing areas for al fresco entertaining and to enjoy views over the river and weir. The lawns are interspersed with mature trees and shrubs and there is a tree lined walk along the River Bourne and wonderful views over the adjoining countryside. Within the garden is a charming brick summerhouse and a log store. The two paddocks amount to about 4 acres with the total plot 6.2 acres which includes part of the river itself.
Little Mill is situated in the charming hamlet of Little Mill where there is the Man of Kent country pub and riverside walks. East Peckham village is about a mile away and offers local amenities including a primary school, church, village hall, Co-op supermarket, bakers, chemist and post office. The area has many footpaths offering country walks.
Tonbridge (5.3 miles), Tunbridge Wells (10.2 miles) and Bluewater (24 miles). Mainline Rail Services: Paddock Wood station (3.9 miles) to London Charing Cross/Ashford International. Tonbridge (5.6 miles) to London Bridge /Charing Cross/Cannon Street. Yalding (2.6 miles) to Tonbridge and Maidstone. All distances are approximate.
Services: Oil fired central heating, mains electricity, water supply and drainage services connected but not tested
Local authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council
Council tax: Band G
EPC: N/A GII Listed
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with the agents. Paddock Wood Office: 01892 832325
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