5 bedroom detached house for sale
5 Bedrooms, plus 3 Room Suite, Former Country Club, Set within Stunning Countryside West of Maidstone.
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- Former Country Club
- 5 Bedrooms plus 3 Room Suite
- Four Reception Rooms
- Three ensuites
- Two further shower rooms
- Far Reaching Views to Rear
- Garden, Woodland and Paddocks
- Further outbuildings
- Nine Acres
- Equestrian Potential
Tenure: FreeholdThis very impressive home is approached by a tree lined driveway of approximately 200 metres in length. On nearing the house the driveway opens to form a circular driveway area edged by mature specimen trees.
The property itself is believed to have been constructed in 1912 as a glamorous Edwardian style country home, and has been used in its past as a prestigious Country Club retreat. It is now a very generous sized family home, and is configured with five reception areas and five bedrooms plus a three room suite on the uppermost floor, all served by three ensuites and two further shower rooms. The majority of the rooms have far reaching southerly views across the grounds and countryside beyond. The property has enormous potential to become one of the regions foremost homes and is offered at a price that clearly reflects this.
The plot is arranged with formal gardens extending away from the rear of the house and an additional garden area found to the front. Opposite this and separated by the driveway is an area of paddock land. The overall plot totals approximately nine acres. In addition the property is balanced with a great array of outbuildings that include a large double garage, a workshop and numerous storage sheds.
Hall Place is superbly positioned being just 3.5 miles to the motorway network and nearby Maidstone West station which provides passage to London via the high speed rail link to St. Pancreas. Barming benefits from a selection of local stores with the vast amenities of Maidstone just 4 miles to the East. For those families that rely on schooling, there is a wide range of state and private schooling available in the area, with Barming itself having a village primary school.
Hall Place was built in 1912 to illustrate the wealth of the owner. Finished to the highest specifications, it comes complete with a striking entrance hall and grand staircase plus the original back staircase for the servants. The present owner has lived here for thirty five years and over that time has ensured that it has moved into the twenty first century as a modern, comfortable home that retains the best features of a hundred years ago.
The house has experienced an interesting history, been a country club, officers quarters during the Second World War and today is a spacious family home with a good choice of large, elegant rooms. The high ceilings and generous size of the lounge makes it a superb, bright room for relaxation and the moulded original oak beam that stretches across the wood burning fire is an attractive feature. It is a warm and cosy winter south facing room and always full of sparkling natural light and in the summer with the patio doors pulled back the house and garden become one enjoying a sunny aspect throughout the day.
From the house there are stunning views across the Medway Valley and although only three miles from Maidstone, Hall Place has nine acres of secluded and idyllic grounds providing ideal relaxation and is perfect for walking the family pets.
It is a ten minute walk into Barming for shops and schools and both Barming and Maidstone stations are within easy reach, as is the motorway. Hall Place is in a perfect rural location with all the requirements for modern living close by. The present owner has felt privileged to live in this stunning home nestled in its softly rolling landscape.