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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6UN

Under Offer £785,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 receptions, 5 bedrooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Converted granary annexe
  • Elevated location & views
  • Delightful gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Goodshill Farmhouse, once part of a much larger farmstead, is set in the heart of the Weald of Kent in an elevated position. It enjoys a very special view across the beautiful Kent countryside towards Tenterden. Tenterden provides good local shopping and leisure facilities. Further shopping and other facilities are to be found in Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells and Ashford.

There are excellent education opportunities locally at both primary and secondary levels in the state and private sectors. These include the primary schools and Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre in Tenterden, three preparatory schools close to Cranbrook, and grammar schools in Ashford.

Mainline rail services from Headcorn provide good commuter links into London Bridge, Waterloo East, Charing Cross and Cannon Street, and the high speed line to St Pancras from Ashford International takes only 37 minutes Ashford International also provides direct services to the Continent


Goodshill Farmhouse is an unlisted Wealden style property with a timber frame, brick and tile hung elevations all set under tile roofs. Probably dating back to the 1700's, internally there are several fine features that include exposed beams and period fireplaces. This delightful family home is set over three floors. The main entrance hall has a cloakroom and coat cupboard. The study off the hall has fitted bookshelves, The dining room has a brick fireplace and hearth with wood burning stove. The double aspect drawing room has an open fireplace and hearth, and French windows giving fabulous views towards Tenterden. The kitchen and breakfast room is fitted with wall and base units, an integral halogen hob and double oven and grill. There is space for a dishwasher and fridge freezer. Adjacent is the utility room. Beyond the kitchen is a sitting room which has the original front door, a cast iron fireplace and tiled hearth, and which gives access to the staircase to the first floor. The double aspect master bedroom has two fitted cupboards and an en-suite bathroom. There are two further bedrooms on the first floor and a family bathroom. A door on the landing opens onto the staircase which leads to an attic bedroom and a bedroom/study.

To the side of the house drive is a converted granary that provides annexe accommodation. This comprises a fitted kitchen on the ground floor with a sitting room, bedroom and shower room on the first floor. There is a spacious single garage/store in the annexe.

Garden and Paddock
The property is approached over a shared drive and is accessed via a five bar gate and gravel drive. Flagstone steps and path lead from the parking area up to the main door. Close to the house the flagstone path continues and opens out to a terrace area with lovely views. The delightful and immaculate garden is laid mainly to lawn interspersed with borders and flower beds well stocked with shrubs and herbaceous planting. There is a garden shed attached to the annexe. Beyond the garden is a paddock of about an acre.


Ground floor: entrance hall, study, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, utility room, cloakroom.

First floor: three bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom, family bathroom
Second floor: 2 further bedrooms


From West Cross, at the bottom of Tenterden High Street, continue on the A28 for about a quarter of a mile, then turn right onto Cranbrook Road. Continue for about 1 mile, passing over the steam railway level crossing and up the hill. The shared entrance drive to the property will be found on the right hand side. Goodshill Farmhouse is on the right hand side of the drive.

From our Cranbrook office travel along Stone Street and turn right onto The Hill at St David's Bridge. Travel out of the town towards the Golford crossroads passing Dulwich Preparatory School on the right hand side. Continue over the crossroads towards Tenterden for about 3 miles. Passing Parkgate Business Park on the right, continue for approximately half a mile and the shared entrance drive to Goodshill Farmhouse will be found on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
21 February 2012


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