6 bedroom detached house for saleHubbards Hill, Lenham
- £1,350,000 - £1,500,000
- Detached Home With Potential For Self-Contained Annexe
- Impressive Beautifully Proportioned Principle Rooms
- Currently Six Bedrooms
- Overall Plot of Approx. 5.7 Acres
- Mature Gardens, Paddocks, Tennis Court & Woodland
- Stunning Far Reaching Views
- Rural Position Yet Close To Picturesque Local Villages
- Easy Access to Motorway & Rail Networks
- Private Schools, State & Grammar Schools Nearby
This remarkable home sits within a sumptuous and well balanced plot of approximately 5.7 acres that comprises of mature and well-stocked gardens, paddocks, a tennis court and an area of woodland.
Great Pivington Farm sits proudly on the ridge of The Kent North Downs within the nationally designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' and immediately above the historic Pilgrims' Way and the medieval village of Lenham. Its elevated position affords far reaching views across and beyond the Weald of Kent to the English Channel.
The property has enjoyed extensive high quality internal conversion and incorporation of an adjacent farm building to create a substantial family home which benefits from all one would expect of a modern property while retaining much of the original character and charm.
The accommodation throughout is considered large, with the main reception areas being particularly impressive in their scale and design. Every window offers views to the gardens or the views beyond making for an abundance of natural light throughout. Extensive use of oak and stone flooring adds to the feeling of character. Although the flow from room to room is entirely natural, the design of the accommodation offers the opportunity to provide a separate annexe if desired whether it be for mature children, guests or dependant relatives. The property is served by a monitored alarm system and benefits from automated wrought-iron entrance gates.
Great Pivington Farm is located in a quiet country lane within a very short drive of the beautiful village of Lenham, which offers a mainline rail station, junior and secondary schools, doctor's surgery and dentist plus country pubs and convenience stores - all centred around a delightful medieval market square.
Private, secondary and grammar schools are all accessible and can be found within the borough of Maidstone, with further facilities found towards Ashford, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and the Medway towns. The M20 motorway is only a few minutes away by car. This provides convenient access to the Capital or the Channel Ports, plus the high speed rail termini at either Ebbsfleet or Ashford. Journeys to London or the continent could not be easier.
GROUND FLOOR LEVEL
ENTRANCE Wooden entrance doors beneath oak-timbered feature porch opening into:
MAIN ENTRANCE HALL Double glazed sash windows to front and side. Radiators. Under-stairs storage cupboard. Traditional turning staircase to first floor level with oak newel posts, turned spindles and handrail. Door to kitchen area and wide opening to inner lobby and main reception rooms.
GROUND FLOOR W.C. Low level close coupled W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Stone floor. Double glazed sash window to rear. Radiator.
INNER LOBBY Radiator. Studded oak flooring.
RECEPTION ROOM Double glazed sash windows to sides and rear. Vaulted ceiling. Pair of double glazed french doors to main terrace and garden. Large inglenook-style brick feature fireplace with wood-burning stove. Radiators. Studded oak flooring. Feature open stairs to study area.
STUDY AREA Views over reception room below. Extensive fitted office shelving. Studded Oak flooring.
DINING ROOM Double glazed sash windows to sides. Pair double glazed french doors to main terrace and garden. Large inglenook-style brick feature fireplace with wood burning stove. Radiators. Studded oak flooring.
BEDROOM Double glazed sash windows to rear. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Steps to:
EN-SUITE Double glazed sash window to side. Low level close coupled W.C. Corner shower enclosure. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Tiled floor.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Double glazed sash windows to front and rear. Twin basin ceramic butler sink unit. Extensive polished granite counter tops. Comprehensive range of oak cupboard and drawer base units incorporating integrated dish washer, water softener and fridge. Range of eye level oak wall cabinets. Central island with polished granite counter tops set over additional drawers, shelving and storage baskets. Large chimney breast opening with installed AGA range cooker. Fitted oak dresser sited within breakfasting area. Radiators. Stone floor.
PANTRY Double glazed sash window to side. Extensive shelving and counter top. Space and water supply for fridge freezer. Stone flooring.
UTILITY ROOM Wooden door to rear. Ceramic butler sink unit. Polished granite counter tops. Range of cupboard and drawer base units plus upright storage cupboard. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Local wall tiling. Radiator. Stone floor. Door to kitchen terrace.
FURTHER GROUND FLOOR ACCOMODATION WITH POTENTIAL FOR ANNEXE*
HALLWAY* Fitted carpet. Radiator.
FAMILY ROOM* Double glazed sash windows to front and side. Wooden door to garden. Radiators. Wooden flooring.
STUDY/POTENTIAL KITCHEN* Double glazed sash window to side. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
BEDROOM* Double glazed sash windows to side. Radiator. Wooden flooring.
BEDROOM* Double glazed sash windows to front and side. Radiator. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Fitted carpet.
BATHROOM* Double glazed sash window to front. Panelled bath with mixer taps and hand shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Radiator and heated towel rail. Local wall tiling. Tiled floor.
FIRST FLOOR LEVEL
LANDING Double glazed sash window to front. Access top loft. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
MASTER BEDROOM Double glazed sash windows to front and rear. Twin built in wardrobes. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Radiators. Fitted carpet.
EN-SUITE Double glazed sash window to rear. Large shower enclosure. Low level close coupled W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
BEDROOM Double glazed sash window to rear. Twin built in wardrobes. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
BEDROOM Double glazed sash window to front. Twin built in wardrobes. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
FAMILY BATHROOM Double glazed sash window to rear. Panelled bath with mixer taps and hand shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level close coupled W.C. Corner shower enclosure. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Radiator and heated towel rail. Fitted carpet.
GARDENS & GROUNDS Great Pivington Farm stands within substantial and delightful landscaped gardens arranged to offer significant paved terrace and entertainment areas, well tended lawns and extensive shrub beds. The shrub beds have been specifically designed to offer colour and variation throughout the year while being low maintenance. The gardens divide naturally into formal and informal area and a particular feature is the kitchen garden area with a large terrace area, impressive feature circular ponds with connecting rill constructed with Kentish ragstone, pergola and linked pathways and spectacular views across the weald. The main terrace area is south-facing, accessible directly from the main reception rooms, and provides an extensive outdoor entertainment space and equally spectacular views across the Weald. Boundaries are formed of walls and hedging to provide privacy.
Generous horse paddocks lie to one side of the entrance drive. These paddocks are secured and divided by post and rail fencing. A full size modern tennis court with artificial surface is also found opposite the main entrance and driveway. The court is secured behind high chain link fencing. A small area of woodland is also included beyond the northern extremities of the paddocks.
DRIVEWAY AND PARKING The property is approached by a sweeping gravel driveway that allows access to the paddocks and widens to form a large parking area. A double bay 'cart barn' provides covered vehicular parking. The attached tractor store and covered log store add further practicality.
NOTES The property benefits from oil fired central heating via a boiler sited in an housing attached to the main buildings. The oil fuel tank is sited adjacent to the log store. A programmable irrigation system is sited within the cart barn.
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