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Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian 4 Bedroom Detached House
  • Previously A Thriving B&B
  • Outbuildings Used As Offices/Studio
  • Potential For Holiday Lets
  • Tennis Court
  • Small Paddock
  • Plot Size Approx 1.3 Acres
  • Double Garage
  • Ample Parking
  • Further Vehicular Access

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to purchase a lovely detached Victorian residence nestled on a plot of approx. 1.3 acres complete with useful outbuildings. The property has been run in the past as a thriving bed and breakfast business, and it still has the potential for this use or as an amazing family home, plus there is the possibility of the outbuildings being developed into either an annexe or a holiday let complex with it's own separate vehicular access and gardens. Currently the outbuildings are used as a studio and offices, plus a double garage.

Inside the house are 4 bedrooms, 2 with en-suites and the further 2 bedrooms have detached shower rooms available for their use. The downstairs accommodation has a lovely reception hallway with space for a study area, formal drawing room and further sitting room with doors that open onto the gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room is full of working surfaces and cupboards, please leads through to a good size utility room. The dining room has a wonderful box bay window overlooking the gardens with a feature fireplace.

Outside the property has ample parking and you have access to the outbuildings, as well formal landscaped gardens, paddock and outdoor tennis court.

Located in Hawkenbury, a small rural hamlet between Staplehurst and Headcorn, you are ideally placed to be able to easily commute from either villages mainline station. Shopping facilities are also available in the main villages, however you are within walking distance to a country pub. 


ENTRANCE HALL Main front door leads to the entrance hall. Stairs lead up to the first floor. Understairs cupboard. New timber laminate flooring. 

RECEPTION HALL/STUDY Leaded door and window to rear. New timber laminate flooring. Ideal as a study area with wall lighting. 

CLOAKROOM Wc, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and laminate flooring. 

DRAWING ROOM Lovely formal drawing room with double aspect windows to front and rear. Feature Inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam and stone hearth, fitted with a cast iron wood burning stove. Exposed beams. Carpeted. 

SITTING ROOM Wonderful room with windows to front and rear plus casement doors on the side that open onto the garden. Carpeted. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Window overlooking the front aspect. Fitted with a range of wall and base units with matching work surfaces. Sink unit. Fitted Miele appliances including hob, extractor and double oven. Integrated fridge and freezer, plus dishwasher. Feature beams and tiled flooring. Arch to the utility room. 

UTILITY ROOM Another triple aspect room with windows to front, rear and side. Fitted base units with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled flooring. 

DINING ROOM Box bay window overlooks the garden at the rear. Feature fireplace with living flame gas fire. Carpeted. 

LANDING Window to the front. Eaves storage cupboard. Carpeted. 

MASTER SUITE Door with steps up to the bedroom with leaded window to the front. Fitted wardrobes, corner dresser unit, bedside tables and matching headboard. Carpeted. 

ENSUITE BATHROOM Window to the front. Victorian style claw foot bath, wc, vanity wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle and airing cupboard. Tiled walls and floor. 

BEDROOM 2 Further double en-suite bedroom with windows to the side and rear. Fitted furniture including over bed cupboards and vanity corner unit. Carpeted. 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Window to the front. Shower cubicle, wc, wash hand basin. Half height tiled walls. Carpeted. 

BEDROOM 3 Window to the rear. Double fitted wardrobe cupboards and shelving. Carpeted. 

BEDROOM 4 Window to the rear. Fitted furniture including wardrobe, dresser and shelving. Carpeted. 

SHOWER ROOM 1 Window to the front. Shower cubicle, wc and wash basin. Fitted mirror and shaver light. Tiled walls and floor. 

SHOWER ROOM 2 Window to the front. Shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin. Half tiled walls and vinyl flooring. 


DOUBLE GARAGE Up and over door with power and light. Workshop area to one side. 

OFFICE 1 Door to the front with inner hall and door leading to the garage. Cloakroom with Wc and wash basin. Small kitchette to one side. Two sets of windows to the front. 

OFFICE 2 Door to the front leading into the office area. Interconnecting door leads through to further office and studio. 

OFFICE 3 Door to the front. Used as a reception area for the studio. 

STUDIO Door and two windows to the front. Currently used as a photography studio. 


TENNIS COURT Hard surface full size tennis court with perimeter fencing. 

PARKING Approached by a five bar gate from the main road, the gravel driveway leads to the house and outbuildings and provides ample parking. There is also a separate vehicular access to the rear of the outbuildings. 

GARDENS Beautiful landscaped gardens with an area to the front with hedging, rockery and herbaceous borders. To the rear are the more formal lawns with flower borders and a feature brick patio with barbeque area and feature wall. The remaining grounds are laid to lawn with a paddock area, mature trees, ornamental pond, timber and brick wood shed, vegetable garden and summer house, all set in approx. 1.3 acres in total. 

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08 August 2016


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