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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Cranbrook Road, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17


Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive newly built home
  • Approx 4332 sq ft
  • 1184 sq ft indoor pool complex
  • Home offices
  • Detached garage
  • Ancillary/holiday let
  • Gardens and paddock
  • In total about 1.9 acres
  • Cranbrook School Catchment 2016
  • EPC Rating = B

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



Local and comprehensive shopping: Local shopping in Benenden, more extensive shopping can be found in Cranbrook, Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells. Bluewater shopping centre is located just off the M25 Junction 2 (A2/M2).

Mainline rail services: Staplehurst (9.2 miles) and Headcorn (10.4 miles) have frequent services to London Charing Cross. Ashford station (18.3 miles) has a high speed link to London St Pancras in about 37 mins and Eurostar trains to the Continent.

Education: Excellent education opportunities exist within the area in both the private and state sector at all levels; these include Benenden, Cranbrook and Sissinghurst primary schools, Marlborough House, Dulwich and St. Ronan's preparatory schools, Cranbrook School, Sutton Valence School, Benenden School and Maidstone Grammar Schools.

Motorway links: The M20 can be accessed via J8 (17.2 miles) and the M25 via the M20/M26 can be accessed at J5, both providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airport and other motorway networks.


Situated within a High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Hartleys is an impressive newly-built family home of generous proportions, with external weatherboard elevations complemented by a stylish contemporary interior, finished to a high specification. The property lies about 1.4 miles to the west of the sought after village of Benenden with its thriving local community, village shop, post office, butcher, private and primary schools and public house. The historic market town of Cranbrook is about 1.7 miles away and 7 miles to the north lies the village of Staplehurst with its mainline station and fast and frequent services to London and Ashford. Points of note include:
• Sealed unit double glazed windows with aluminium frames, Karndean flooring to the majority of the ground floor, porcelain floor tiles to the kitchen, utility room and cloakroom, wall light points, low voltage recessed down lighters, oak veneer panel doors with chrome fittings.
• Underfloor heating to all ground floor rooms with individual thermostatic controls. CAT 5 wiring is in place, recessed ceiling speakers to the indoor pool complex.
• The principal reception room accessed from both the reception hall and kitchen/dining room is a superb triple aspect room of excellent proportions with bi-fold doors opening to a paved terrace. A step leads up to the kitchen/dining room making this open-plan area a wonderful space for entertaining.
• The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an extensive range of modern cupboards and central island complemented by oak work surfaces. Integral AEG appliances include two single wall mounted ovens, a microwave oven, five ring gas hob, dishwasher, larder fridge and freezer.
• A solid oak staircase with glazed balustrade panels leads to the first floor landing where there are five double bedrooms, served by four well appointed bath/shower rooms (two being en suite) and all fitted with contemporary white sanitary ware, chrome fittings and porcelain or slate tiles.
• The principal bedroom suite benefits from a dressing room and stylish en suite bathroom with separate shower. Bi-fold doors open to a Juliette balcony with views over the garden and beyond.
• A glazed link with under-floor heating connects the house and splendid indoor pool complex. The 29ft heated pool with electric cover features colour changing LED lighting and bi-fold doors that open to the slate paved terrace. There is an adjacent gym, shower and changing rooms.

Gardens & Outbuildings
• Hartleys is approached via electric timber gates which open to a stone chip driveway where there is parking for a number of cars and access to a double garage via electrically operated up/over doors.
• Attractive landscaped gardens comprise level lawns which extend away from two substantial slate paved terraces, ideal for 'al fresco' entertaining.
• The gardens are mostly screened by mature trees and overlook the fields and woods beyond; a very pretty pond, with bridge over, lies to north-east.
• To the south-east of the main house lies the versatile holiday let apartment and garaging, finished in the same style as the house and featuring an open plan sitting room / fully fitted kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom.
• Further outbuildings include the detached home office which presently comprises two offices, a kitchenette, WC, second WC with plumbing for shower and gas fired central heating.

Square Footage: 5,338 sq ft
Acreage: 1.9 Acres


From Cranbrook proceed down the High Street into Stone Street and take the first right onto The Hill. Continue and take the third right onto Tilsden Lane and follow until the T junction. Turn left towards Benenden. Continue for approximately half a mile and shortly after the left hand bend Hartleys will be found on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
03 October 2016

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