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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Fisher Street Road, Badlesmere, Faversham, Kent

Sold STC £1,150,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A splendid, spacious, Grade II Listed farmhouse and magnificent detached converted period barn in a glorious rural location – in all about 1 acre

Fisher Street Farm is situated off a country lane in outstanding, unspoilt North Downs countryside, which is designated An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and also a Special Landscape Area. The medieval market town of Faversham, providing local shopping, is about 4 miles with its mainline railway station connecting to London/St Pancras/Victoria. Access to the M2 is about 2½ miles away and Eurostar services from Ashford International are about 10 miles distant with high speed rail services to London St Pancras in approximately 37 minutes. The Cathedral City of Canterbury with its cultural interests, excellent shopping centre and very good range of educational establishments is about 9 miles away. The delightful Faversham Golf Club at Belmont Park is about 3 miles distant.

Faversham 4 miles
Canterbury 9 miles
Ashford 10 miles
Channel Tunnel Terminal 21 miles (Distances are approximate)

Fisher Street Farm is an exceptional period farmhouse, believed to date from the 14th Century and is Listed as being of Architectural & Historic Interest Grade II. The elevations are a pleasing mix of white painted brick and flint, some exposed timber framing with white painted infill and timbered first floor oversailing jetty with dragon beam in the older, north east corner of the house. The elegant and generous sized accommodation retains many original features with superb exposed timbers, beautiful fireplaces including a magnificent inglenook in the drawing room, together with a very early wooden mullion window. Other special features include the kitchen/breakfast room with two oven Aga and deep well with glass cover, fine reception hall with stairwell leading down to the cellar, exceptional principal bedroom and remarkable attic room with beautiful vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers.

Reception hall
Drawing room
Dining room
Kitchen/breakfast room
Utility room
5 Bedrooms (3 en suite)
Family bathroom
Attic room
Hard tennis court
Heated swimming pool
Detached converted period barn with fabulous living room/kitchen, shower room, hall and galleried bedroom
4 Bay double garage

The magnificent detached converted period barn within the garden has been sympathetically restored and converted by Cox Restorations to provide exceptional additional accommodation with exposed timbers. There are many original beams and oak external weatherboarding beneath a peg tiled roof with hipped ends and gablets comprising an annexe, with a fabulous tall vaulted ceiling within the living room and galleried bedroom over part of the kitchen, together with shower room and hall.

There are delightful secluded gardens with lawns, herbaceous beds, shrubs and a variety of established ornamental trees. To the west is the entrance drive, sweeping round to the four bay open fronted garage barn and away to the east, beyond the flint and brick garden wall, is the walled swimming pool garden, with the barn annexe adjoining and its associated timber decking. There is a kitchen garden, greenhouse, potting shed attached to the neighbouring barn, and a hard tennis court. There is also a garden store/workshop close to the house.

From Junction 6 on the M2 just south of Faversham, take the A251 to Ashford in the southerly direction. After 1.8 miles in Sheldwich, turn left into Lees Court Road, which continues for 2 miles into Fisher Street Road. Fisher Street Farm will be found on your left.

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage, oil fired central heating to radiators in the main house and electric heating in the barn.

Local Authority: Swale Borough Council – 01795 424341

Fixtures and fittings: Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

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16 June 2016

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