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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Dairy Lane, Marden, Tonbridge, Kent

Offers in Region of £1,700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive entrance hall, galleried landing, cloakroom, utility room
  • Drawing room, dining room, study, office
  • Large kitchen/breakfast room
  • Master bedroom with en-suite dressing room and bathroom, six further bedrooms (two with en-suite)
  • Secondary accommodation in cottage with sitting room, conservatory, kitchen, two bedrooms, bathroom
  • Extensive garaging, detached pool complex with gym, shower and sauna
  • Tennis court
  • Paddock
  • Approximately 7.6 acres

Full description

Old Timbers is an attractive and fascinating
family house in a stunning rural setting.

The elevations of brick and render are partially
relieved by tile hanging under a pitched tiled
roof. The house has light and well-proportioned
accommodation arranged over both ground,
first and second floors. Adjacent to the property
is an extensive courtyard with parking framed on
one side by the detached cottage. There is also
extensive garaging and a large pool complex.

The accommodation at Old Timbers is full of
character. The impressive entrance hall with a
magnificent staircase to the first floor gallery
creates an immediate impression. The principle
reception rooms enjoys views over the gardens
and surrounding farmland. There are exposed
timbers and some very impressive fireplaces
including a lovely Inglenook.

Owl Cottage, which sits at right angles to Old
Timbers forms great ancillary accommodation
and could be used to provide a holiday let or
consulting rooms (subject to any necessary
consents that are needed).

The EPC rating for this property is ‘G’


The property is approached by an impressive
drive which culminates in a courtyard framed
by the house, Owl Cottage, the pool house
and garaging.

The pool house is substantial and comprises
of a swimming pool with jacuzzi, with doors
opening on to the garden, a gym, shower
and sauna.

The gardens are a delight and principally laid to
law and interspersed with a variety of shrubs,
specimen plants and both young and mature
trees. There are a series of garden ponds which
are a lovely feature, a shady terrace area, a
paddock, a further area of orchard and an all
weather and floodlit tennis court.

In all about 7.63 acres.


Old Timbers sits in a delightful rural setting
well away from busy roads and railway lines.
The pretty village centre of Marden is well
served with local amenities and is a thriving
village. It has amenities serving all of the day to
day needs. The larger centres of Maidstone,
the county town of Kent, and Tunbridge Wells
are readily accessible and offer a further
comprehensive range of shopping, recreational
and cultural amenities.

For the commuter, the mainline station at
Marden (50 minutes to London Waterloo) offers
a regular service to the capital.
For motorists there is access on to a number of
major road routes.

Schooling in the area is well regarded and there
is a choice of schools in both the private and
state sectors.
Leisure activities include riding and walking in
the surrounding countryside, golf at a number of
interesting courses in the vicinity, fishing at Bewl
Water and sailing on the Kent and Sussex coast.

For more information on train services and
schools, please visit national rail and Kentpages/

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 September 2016

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