6 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashes Lane, Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11

Guide Price £3,450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Immaculate Grade II listed country residence
  • Excellent secondary accommodation
  • Tonbridge station 3.6 miles
  • Sevenoaks 8.5 miles
  • Superb Grade II listed threshing barn
  • Set in the heart of grounds
  • Elegant formal gardens
  • Swimming pool, tennis court
  • Paddocks

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A superb Grade II listed country residence with separate Grade II listed threshing barn and further ancillary accommodation, set within elegant formal gardens and grounds.

Location

The Poult House is located in a picturesque rural setting and enjoys views across its own grounds and surrounding countryside.
Local Shopping: Hadlow (1.5 mile) with shops catering for everyday needs including a primary school, post office, doctors surgery, library and agricultural college.
Comprehensive Shopping: Tonbridge (3 miles) provides supermarkets and other high street retailers as well as a multitude of Pubs and Restaurants. Tunbridge Wells (9 miles) and Bluewater Shopping Centre in Dartford.
Mainline Rail Services: Hildenborough station (5.9 miles) Tonbridge mainline station (3.6 miles) to London Bridge/Charing Cross.
Primary Schools: Hadlow & Tonbridge.
Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Tonbridge Girls Grammar in Tonbridge and Weald of Kent Girls Grammar School.
Private Schools: The Preparatory Schools at Somerhill. Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools.
Leisure Facilities: Nizels Golf and Fitness centre in Hildenborough. Poult Wood Golf Club, Tonbridge. Also in Tonbridge are outdoor and indoor swimming pools, the Angel Leisure Centre and a range of sporting clubs.
Motorway Links: The A21 can be accessed at Hildenborough which gives access to the M25, other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.

Description

The Poult House is an impressive Grade II listed country residence of style and character dating from the mid 17th century with later additions. The property has been the subject of meticulous refurbishment and modernisation by the present owners, who have subtly incorporated period and modern features. The house provides well proportioned and presented accommodation arranged over three floors with features including oak floorboards, York stone floors, ceiling timbers, column radiators and attractive fireplaces. Also of note is the stylish 3 bedroom cottage and an impressive Grade II listed barn with garaging and storage. Complimenting the house are the established part walled formal gardens which provide a wonderful backdrop, and within the garden is a vegetable garden with a Victorian style greenhouse by Alitex, swimming pool, tennis court and two large ponds. The remaining land comprises two fields and in total, the area amounts to approximately 15.5 acres.

The front door leads to a reception hall with access to a boot room and cloakroom, and the inner hall has stairs rising to the first floor, a storage cupboard and under stairs cupboard.

The principal reception rooms provide well proportioned and elegant areas ideal for formal entertaining. The drawing room is double aspect with two sets of French doors leading to the side terrace. The dining room links to the drawing room and also has French doors to the terrace and a shelved cupboard. Both rooms have inglenook fireplaces, the drawing room is larger with seating either side of the fireplace.

The sitting room has an outlook over the garden and a fireplace with a Jotul Woodburning stove with marble surround and bespoke oak window shutters. The study has an outlook to the front, and a range of fitted office furniture.

The impressive kitchen/breakfast/family room is a wonderful area for modern family living, and has a charming outlook over the side and rear gardens. There is a range of bespoke units with granite working surfaces incorporating a double butler Sink. A solid walnut island unit by Mark Wilkinson, incorporating a raised glass breakfast bar and granite work surfaces and wine fridge. Appliances include a 4 oven oil fired Aga and separate electric Aga companion, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and an additional wine fridge. This room has under floor heating. Bifold doors open to an orangery with lantern roof by Vale Garden Houses which has two sets of double doors leading out to the rear terrace. This room has underfloor heating.

Adjoining the kitchen is the utility room with space for appliances, storage cupboards and a butler sink. There is also access to a larder and a rear lobby leading to outside.

Located on the first floor is the generous master suite. The bedroom has exposed oak floorboards and views over the gardens, a dressing room and a stylish en suite bathroom by Catchpole and Rye with a nickel bath, separate shower and his and hers vanity units.

The guest bedroom has exposed oak floorboards and is double aspect with an en suite W.C.

There are three further bedrooms, two with part vaulted ceilings and the third bedroom has an attractive fireplace.

Completing the first floor is a modern and stylish fully tiled wet room and a more traditional bathroom with attractive slipper bath.

Arranged over the second floor is a charming bedroom with a skylight window and two angled windows to the side, built-in wardrobe and a well-appointed bathroom. There is also a store room with exposed ceiling rafters.

Square Footage: 4,557 sq ft
Acreage: 15.5 Acres

Directions

From junction 5 of the M25 with the A21, turn off onto the A25 heading east through Sevenoaks and Seal. After passing the Crown Point, turn right signposted Ivy Hatch and continue through the village, and at the 'T' junction, turn right onto the A227. Continue through the village of Shipbourne towards Tonbridge, and upon reaching a sharp right hand bend, turn left into Highham Lane and Ashes Lane will be found after a short distance on the left. Proceed down Ashes Lane for half a mile and the driveway for The Poult House will be found on the right. Continue to the very end of this drive where the private gates will be found.


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Added on Rightmove:
11 September 2017

Nearest stations

  • Tonbridge (2.8 mi)
  • Hildenborough (3.5 mi)
  • Beltring (4.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Tonbridge (2.8 mi)
  • Hildenborough (3.5 mi)
  • Beltring (4.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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