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5 bedroom link detached house for sale

Rye Road, Sandhurst, Cranbrook, Kent, TN18

Sold STC £985,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Grade II listed home
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 bath/shower rooms
  • Gardens & heated pool
  • Double garage
  • Cranbrook School catchment (2016)

Full description



Burnt Farmhouse is set at the end of a shared lane within an exclusive small development, to the east of popular Sandhurst village. There is a thriving local store with Post Office, a garage, hardware store, local pub and tea shop. The village recreation ground is host to a number of sports teams, clubs and a children's playground. Sandhurst also boasts a Farm Shop, Beauty Salon and Medieval church.
Comprehensive shopping: More extensive shopping can be found in Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, Tenterden, Tunbridge Wells and the historic towns of Battle and Rye.
Education: Burnt Farmhouse sits in the renowned Cranbrook School catchment area (2016). Further excellent education opportunities can be found locally at both primary and secondary levels, in the private and state sectors. These include Saint Ronans, Marlborough House and Dulwich preparatory schools, Sandhurst and Hawkhurst primary schools, The High Weald Academy, Benenden School for Girls and Homewood School in Tenterden. Further afield there are schools in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Eastbourne.
Leisure facilities: Good sports and leisure opportunities can be found in Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells with the coast about 20 miles to the south. Bewl Water Reservoir offers a wide range of activities including sailing, rowing, and walking, Excellent local walks, cycling and riding can be found in Hemsted Forest and Bedgebury Pinetum.
Mainline rail services: Rail links into London are found at Etchingham and Staplehurst. These connect into London Bridge, Waterloo East, Cannon Street and Charing Cross. A high speed rail service runs from Ashford to London in about 37 minutes.
Motorway links: The A21 gives links to the M25, the coast, major motorway networks, Heathrow and Gatwick airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.


Burnt Farmhouse is a charming link detached Grade II Listed former farmhouse which is believed to date in part from the 17th Century with later additions. Set at the end of a shared private lane this versatile family home features attractive internal accommodation, including an excellent new extension to the east of the main house. Points of note include:
• Exposed timbers and beams, multi paned windows, drop latch doors, wood block, quarry tile and ceramic tile flooring, wood burning stoves to the drawing and sitting rooms.
• Reception rooms comprise a sitting room, a snug/family room and a pretty drawing room enjoying a triple aspect and having French doors that open to a York stone terrace.
• The attractive, part-vaulted kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an excellent range of painted wall and floor cupboards with honed granite work surfaces. Appliances include two electric Bosch ovens, a 5 ring gas burner with extractor fan over, an integral dishwasher and a fridge/freezer. The kitchen/breakfast room and sitting room are divided by open stud walling thus providing an ideal open family area. A glazed door leads from the kitchen to the south-facing terrace and gardens beyond. There is a utility room which offers space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
• To the east of the kitchen lies the excellent extension featuring a hall, two double bedrooms with wardrobe cupboards and French doors and two stylishly appointed bath and shower rooms, one featuring an oversized shower cubicle.
• Situated on the first floor is a master bedroom which enjoys views to three aspects .
• There are two further bedrooms, both with fitted cupboards, a family bathroom and a 'Jack and Jill' shower room.

The gardens which are a charming feature of the property, lie predominantly to the south and comprise expansive lawns, various mature trees and hedging and a heated outdoor swimming pool with paved surround and partially covered terrace, ideal for 'al fresco' dining.
Outbuildings include an open bay barn/store, a pool equipment store, store room and attached double garage, There is an enclosed parking area suitable for several vehicles to the front of the property.

Agent's Note - the property is link detached via the double garage to the neighbouring property.

Square Footage: 3,217 sq ft
Acreage: 0.68 Acres


From Cranbrook proceed south on the A229 to Hawkhurst. In the centre of Hawkhurst and at the traffic lights turn left onto the A268 Rye Road. Continue into Sandhurst village, passing the turning on right to the Church and Bodiam, and continue on the A268 for approximately 0.25 of a mile where the entrance to Burnt Farmhouse and The Coomes will be found on your right hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
11 September 2016

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