5 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Tree, CT3

Offers in Region of £2,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Small Country Estate
  • 7 Acres
  • Indoor Pool/ Gym, Changing Rooms.
  • Out Houses and Storage
  • 21 Rooms in Total
  • Beautiful Garden
  • Wild Flower Meadow
  • Kitchen Garden
  • 15th Century Farm House with Additions
  • Beautiful Bespoke Hand Built Sold Wood Kitchen

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

STUNNING ! BEAUTIFUL! ONE OF THE BEST! INDOOR SWIMMING POOL! Stand alone small Period Grade 11 Listed Country Estate, Stunning Farmhouse with 7 Acres.

Appleton are very pleased to offer to the market this rarely available stand alone property. 7 Acres comprising Main Gardens, Wild Flower Meadow, Kitchen Garden, Top Field.
Indoor Pool Complex


Situation
Old Tree is a charming hamlet within the Hoath Parish. Hoath is found to the north east of Canterbury Beyond Westbere. It has a popular villiage church and there are two Public Houses. The City Of Canterbury (about 5 miles) offers a wide range of facilities, including schools shops and leisure facilities and high speed rail links to London (approx 55 mins). Margate, Ramsgate and Whitstable are also readily accessible.

The A299 (thanet Way) is about 1 mile away, providing easy access to the motorway network. For those wishing to commute. The Channel Ports, Shuttle and Eurostar (at Ashford) all provide easy travel to the continent.

The Property
Old Tree Farmhouse is a very pretty Grade II Listed part timber framed property in peaceful, rural location. The House is beautifully presented throughout and has been maintained to the highest standards. The oldest part of the house is thought to date from the early 15th Century. Extended in the 16th, 19th and late 20th Centuries, the accommodation is now set around three sides to an open courtyard. Externally, the house is of painted brick and rendered elevations with tile hanging to the first floor. The owner has provided many wonderful improvements in the last 10 years together with solar panels hidden and air source heat pump providing Green credential and energy saving heating the pool.

A Heavy wooden door opens into an entrance Lobby and doors lead to three lovely reception rooms occupying the south west wing of the house.

The The Drawing room is a lovely welcoming room with double aspect windows, a wealth of exposed ceiling and wall timbers and an attractive ceramic tiled floor. A focal point is a the largeinglenook fireplace with bressumer bean above, which houses a wood-burning stove. Glazed double doors open onto the terrace.

The Morning room is an elegant room with an entirely different feel, being triple aspect and bay to the side and again, double doors open onto the terrace. The room has solid Oak flooring, is panelled to dado height with ornate cornicing, and ca cast iron fireplace with slate Hearth, wooden surround and open flame gas fire.

The bright room enjoys far-reaching views across the countryside.

Off the entrance Lobby is a splendid dining room. This also has ceramic tiled flooring and substantial inglenook with quarry tiled heath and brick alcoves. The room is double aspect with many exposed timber. A staircase is concealed behind a wooden door.

A door connects with a generous study with exposed ceiling timbers and brick chimney breast with fitted cupboard to one side and shelves to the other. This room has pretty windows with folding shutters and door to the Main hall

Main Hall with tiled floors, beams and solid oak staircase up and down stairs cloak room ( with window to side)

A superb hand built contemporary kitchen/ garden room measuring 50ft long (15.24) long!!!!! (with painted panelled walls, inset double range oven with marble surround, hidden cupboard in panelling. Stunning kitchen with island, granite and contrasting marble tops, fine wine display unit. Built in double butler sink, built in appliances including x2 fridges, separate freezer, dishwasher , wine cooler. Walk in Larder with marble top and range of shelves and space for microwave.

This spectacular room takes the south wing of the building opening up to the garden room area with double aspect windows and double doors onto the terrace. Again ceramic tiles through. Off is a utility room with a range of units, marble top, space for washing machine. with 3rd staircase to guest rooms.

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This is a covered glazed walkway, boot room, with flagstone flooring and windows to both sides , door to rear access and leads to the splendid swimming pool complex

Pool complex
Wonderful pool complex with fully tiled floor, panelled ceiling and numerous full height windows. There is a changing room off with w.c. shower. The area also houses the pump. A door leads to the plant room (boilers) and fully digital timers and controls for air and water for the pool.

Wonderful full height cart bay double doors lead also onto the terrace.


The Staircase at the centre of the house arrives at a wide landing with wood flooring, exposed ceiling and roof timbers with ceiling windows and door to airing cupboard. To the left a door leads to the central wing of the house with had two very good sized bedrooms both with en-suite shower rooms finished to the highest standards.

Between these two rooms is the third staircase giving them great flexibility as guest accommodation. Both rooms have fitted wardrobes and cupboards and dormer windows over looking the courtyard.

The family bathroom has wooden wide floorboards, free standing roll top bath fire place with exposed brick and slate heath

The Picture gallery corridor continues across the front of the house past a windows with far-reaching views over the countryside. a further staircase returns from the dining room. A pretty double twin bedroom with dormer window is off this corridor and further down is access to the master suite of rooms

Master suite

Spacious dressing room with range of dressing units draws and fitted wardrobes (by Neville Johnson) * could be broom 5 Dormer with far reaching views over terrace.

Master bedroom
Double aspect with North facing window with far reaching views, Bay with built in bay and window seat, beautiful views over the garden and countryside.

Master En-suite
Double shower with limestone surround, w.c. Double inset sinks with Solid matching Marble top. Large window to south again with beautiful garden and far reaching country views for miles.


Outside
Old tree Farmhouse is approached from the lane via in-and -out carriage driveway. A brick path with lawn to either side leads to the front door and continues around to perimeter of the house. There is a wall to one side of the front garden and double garage with power and light

The property is arrange around and open elegant courtyard with box hedging, olive trees and raised pond, established boarders and shrubs originally designed by (Oakleigh Manor) but improved and extended over the years. Stunningly beautiful garden with warm sun filled terrace in the summer and views over to the wild flower meadow ( another access point with 5 bar gate)

Further field to the top fenced for livestock with 3 x 5 bar gates for access from meadow and garden

The garden has beautiful views over the surrounding countryside with workshop (solar panels above). Kitchen garden with Potting shed and Green house and fruit cages.


Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by private treaty

Fixtures and fittings
All carpets and curtains are available, garden ornaments and statuary, are specifically reversed from the sale. These maybe available to the purchaser if required at valuation.

Services
Mains water, Drainage and elctricity, oil Fired Central Heating.

Local Authority
Canterbury City Council

Council Tax
Band G






Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Herne Bay (2.9 mi)
  • Sturry (3.4 mi)
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe (4.8 mi)
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25 Cecil Square, Cliftonville, Margate, CT9 1BA

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Nearest stations

  • Herne Bay (2.9 mi)
  • Sturry (3.4 mi)
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Appleton, Margate Sales

25 Cecil Square, Cliftonville, Margate, CT9 1BA

01843 230657 Local call rate

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