5 bedroom semi-detached house for saleWest Road, Goudhurst, Cranbrook, Kent
Guide Price £895,000
- Drawing room
- Kitchen/dining room
- Large walk-in pantry
- Family/play room
- Utility room, boot room, cellar
- Master bedroom with ensuite and dressing room
- Four further bedrooms
- Study, Family bathroom
- Off Road Parking for several cars
West House is a beautiful Grade II listed village house dating in parts from the 16th century.
This spacious attached family house is constructed of brick with ornate tile hung upper elevations under a tiled roof with some leaded light casement windows.
The vendors have completed extensive refurbishment to the house enhancing and retaining all the wonderful period features such as the high ceilings, wide wooden floorboards, exposed brickwork, a wealth of timber beams, attractive fireplaces and panelled doors whilst incorporating all the modern comforts of 21st century living.
Upon entering the house there is a stunning original brick archway in the hall, framing the entrance to the house. The drawing room has a large bay window to the front and an open fireplace featuring a fireback dated 1650.
The welcoming kitchen/dining room is separated by open beams and is a wonderful spacious area for entertaining. There is a wood burning stove in the dining area and the farmhouse style kitchen includes a Belfast sink, two oven Aga and a fantastic walk-in pantry with open shelving.
The accommodation downstairs also includes a family/play room, useful utility, boot room, cloakroom and cellar.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors. To the first floor is a master bedroom with an ensuite shower room and dressing, two further double bedrooms, study and a family bathroom. Two double bedrooms complete the top floor accommodation.
West House is situated in the centre of the very popular and historic village of Goudhurst providing very good local facilities including shops, post office and several pubs. More comprehensive local shopping can be found at Cranbrook and Tunbridge Wells.
Commuter services run from Marden and Paddock Wood stations with trains to Charing Cross/Canon Street taking approximately 60/50 minutes. Eurostar trains together with the HS1 line St Pancras (38 minutes) are available from Ashford International. Marden Station 5 miles, Cranbrook 6 miles, Tunbridge Wells 10 miles, Ashford International Station 23.5 miles www.nationalrail.co.uk.
The A21 is easily accessible as is the M25 and other motorway networks to Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports.
Kent is well known for the quality of its schools and both Goudhurst and nearby Kilndown provides good primary schools and the property is within the catchment area for the renowned Cranbrook School www.kent-pages.co.uk/education.
The delightful south facing rear garden is laid most to lawn with a variety of flower beds and mature trees and shrubs, surrounded by original brick walls and pretty brick paths. The raised patio is perfect for outside entertaining and there is a useful garden shed.
To the side of the house is a private gravelled area with parking for up to three vehicles.
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