5 bedroom semi-detached house for saleCrowhurst Oast, Bells Farm Road, East Peckham, Tonbridge, TN12
- Beautiful Oast House
- Immense Character
- Flexible Accommodation
- Five / Six Bedrooms
- Glorious Gardens
- Orchard and Countryside Views
- Swimming Pool
- Tennis Court
- Off Street Parking
Stunning Grade II listed oast house in delightful level grounds of 1.68 acres. Originating from the late nineteenth century and Listed Grade II, this characterful house is formed of twin roundels, which in turn form part of an eight roundel former oast complex. Displaying typical external elevations of red brick with a plain tiled roof together with cowls and vanes, the whole building was converted in to four residential units in the 1970s. Number 4 enjoys a wonderfully secluded position and south facing outlook.
Internally the accommodation extends to 2806 sq. ft. and is arranged over three floors. The layout complements the character of the roundels very well indeed incorporating some original detailing including some exposed oak beams together with character added by the use of oak latch doors, wooden floors and a brick fireplace with wood burning stove in the sitting room. The majority of the rooms throughout the house enjoy spectacular views of the garden and countryside.
The accommodation is such that it is adaptable to which ever size of family occupies the space and so would appeal to a variety of owners. There are two principal reception rooms on the ground floor with a further flexible space on the wide first floor landing, ideal for a first floor playroom or relaxation area such as a TV room or games room. This area has a large picture window so the views of the garden and orchards beyond can be best enjoyed. The kitchen/breakfast room on the ground floor has been fitted by specialist craftsmen skilled in designing cabinetry to fit roundels and features an attractive stable door out to the garden.
On the upper two levels there are five /six bedrooms, all of good size, and two family bathrooms. The dual aspect master bedroom is in one of the roundels and has great character with a double height ceiling and a mezzanine level which is perfect as a relaxation / study area and also has existing plumbing if someone wanted to create an en-suite. Of the remaining bedrooms, one is currently used as a study and the potential sixth bedroom is currently used as a snug but could equally be a study area or dressing room. This room can be accessed from one of the first floor bedrooms via a spiral staircase and also through a spacious bedroom on the second floor.
Crowhurst Oast is set in a wonderful rural position on the outskirts of the villages of East Peckham and Hadlow. East Peckham has an attractive central square and range of local shops and facilities for every day needs. For more comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities the nearest town centres are Tonbridge, Paddock Wood, Sevenoaks, Royal Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone. These towns have extensive amenities with excellent shopping and leisure facilities.
The glorious gardens extend to 1.68 acres are laid out principally to the south and so benefit from maximum sunshine with two terraces for outdoor entertaining. There are large expanses of level lawn enclosed by natural hedgerow providing a haven for local birdlife. In addition the house benefits from a secured swimming pool, tennis court and triple garage (32'8 ft. x 25 ft.).
The house is approached by a drive which is initially shared with the other houses which leads on to a private drive servicing just number 4. There is ample off street parking in front and to the side of the house in addition to the garage.
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling
Oil fired central heating
East Peckham - 1.5 miles
Hadlow - 2.2 miles
Paddock Wood Station -5.4 miles
Tonbridge Station - 6.8 miles
Tunbridge Wells - 11.5 miles
Sevenoaks - 12.2 miles
Maidstone - 9.8 miles
Central London - 35 miles
Gatwick - 39.5 miles
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