6 bedroom detached house for sale

C S.C.A - Rural Staplehurst, Kent

Guide Price £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Unlisted Period Property
  • Many Origninal Features
  • Large Inglenook Fireplace
  • Square Kiln Oast
  • Potential Annexe (PP applied for)
  • Over 4,200 sq ft of Accom.
  • Beautiful Glasshouse and Gardens
  • Ample Garaging and Parking
  • Cranbrook School Catchment Area

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


A beautifully presented unlisted 6 bedroom house with 16th century origins and Victorian extensions, including a square kiln oast, in sought after location within the CSCA close to local amenities & main line station. Substantial accommodation of over 4200sq ft arranged over three floors. Garaging with ample parking, delightful gardens of 0.75 acre including an orchard, vegetable garden and ponds. Further extensive outbuildings. Planning permission has been applied for to create a self contained studio annexe.

Old wooden front door to:

Breakfast Room: 4.75m x 4.71m. Double aspect room with wooden sash window to front and old wooden window to the rear. Stunning extensive wall and ceiling beams, vertical post, exposed brick walls. Inset ceiling lights, spotlights. Four oven solid fuel Aga with built-in cupboard to side. Old brick floor. Opening to:

Kitchen: 4.18m x 4.12m. Double aspect room with door leading out to the terrace, small window to side, wooden casement window enjoying views over the rear garden and matching window to side. Fitted with range of duck egg units with coordinating stone worktop over. Double stainless steel sink unit with double drainer and mixer tap. Shelves. Shelved larder cupboard. Bookshelves. Space for American side-by-side fridge / freezer. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Central island unit inset with Bosch five ring Calor gas hob, extractor over and matching Bosch electric oven below. Tiled and brick floor. Walk-in shelved pantry cupboard. Opening to:

Sitting Room: 8.21m x 5.04m. A lovely split-level room with wooden casement window overlooking the walled garden to the front, small window to side and matching window enjoying views over the rear garden. Extensive wall and ceiling beams, old brick floor. Stunning large exposed brick inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over, inset with cast-iron woodburning stove on old brick hearth. Turned staircase to the first floor. Door to:

Utility Room: 3.44m x 2.52m. Extensive wall and ceiling beams. Old wooden worktop with plumbing for washing machine under, double cupboard to side, shelved cupboard above. Shelved storage cupboard, coat and shoe cupboard, further storage cupboard. Old wooden stable door through to:

Rear Lobby: Wooden window to the rear, door leading out to the terrace. Built in large dog bed.

Door to:

Shower Room: Wooden casement window to rear. Fitted with white suite comprising WC with matching seat, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splash back, fully tiled shower cubicle with handheld shower. Inset ceiling lights, ceramic tiled floor, shelved storage cupboard.

From the Sitting Room, old wooden door to:

Guest Suite: 5.43m (max.) x 3.48m. Garden room sitting area to the front with double glazed wooden windows to two sides and double doors leading out to the south facing walled garden. Vaulted ceiling, tiled floor. Bedroom area: wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelves, wall beams, three light spot track. Matching tiled floor. Book shelves.

Door to:

En-Suite Bath & Shower Room: Fitted with white suite comprising back to wall WC, semi integrated wash hand basin set into vanity unit, tiled splash backs, lights above. Shelved storage cupboard. Bath with Aqualisa shower over, folding shower screen to side, in fully tiled surround. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail.

From the Breakfast Room doors to:

Dining Room: 4.60m x 4.60m. Located in the square oast kiln, open to the cowl. Double doors leading out to the rear terrace. Cast-iron spiral staircase to balconied first floor. Tiled floor. Double opening doors with arched window above to:

Studio: 5.60m x 4.60m. Full height windows with doors opening to the front courtyard, small window alongside. Tiled floor, exposed brick wall. Built-in storage cupboards.

Door to:

Library: Wall-to-wall floor-to-ceiling book shelves. Tiled floor. Part glazed wooden door to:

Coal store: Window to the front.

Opening to:

Garage/Workshop: Vehicular doors to the front. Extensive range of shelves and storage. Door to secure tool store. Agents note: part of this workshop and the tool store is subject to a planning application (Maidstone planning ref: 18/500791/FULL) to create a self-contained studio annexe. The attached bin store has double opening doors to the front.

From the Sitting Room, turned staircase to the first floor split level landing. Extensive wall and ceiling beams, smoke alarm.

Bedroom Three: 3.64m x 3.39m. Window to the front, three light spot track, wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelves, range of bookshelves.

Door to:

Family Bathroom: Wooden casement double glazed window to side fitted with white suite comprising WC with wooden seat, pedestal mounted wash hand basin, paneled bath with telephone shower over set into tiled surround. Columned shelving with granite surface inset lighting over, to wall light points, mosaic tiled floor. Door to shelved linen cupboard. Victorian ducks style fireplace.

Door to;

Cloakroom: Small wooden window to rear, extensive wall beams. white WC with matching seat small wall mounted wash hand basin with mirror, light and shaver point. Mosaic tiled floor.

Door to:

Bedroom Four: 3.20m x 2.48m. Double glazed casement window overlooking the rear garden. Extensive wall and ceiling beams. Wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail.

Bedroom Two: 5.20m x 4.30m. Wooden casement window overlooking the front garden. Extensive wall and ceiling beams. Wonderful wide elm floorboards. Extensive bookshelves.

Two steps down to:

Studio/Office: 5.90m x 4.70m. Vaulted ceiling with beams and cross beams. Sash windows to the front and large picture windows to the rear. Stripped wooden floor.

Door to:

Bedroom Five: 3.30m x 3.02m. Window to side, small window to rear. Agents note: the studio / office could easily be used as another bedroom with bedroom five offering potential for conversion to an en-suite bathroom.

Stairs to the second floor with door to:

Master Suite: 5.17m x 4.80m (max.). Velux window to side. Internal glazed window overlooking the studio below. Amazing range of exposed timbers including a Queen post. Storage cupboard. Exposed brick wall, Velux windows to side and rear.

Step to:

Dressing Area: 3.00m x 2.90m. With two large wardrobe cupboards, built-in shelves. Part glazed wooden door to:

En-Suite Bathroom: Fitted with white suite comprising WC with matching seat, semi integrated wash hand basin set into mosaic tiled surround with storage cupboard below. Bath set into matching mosaic surround. Shelved cupboard, inset ceiling lights. Heated towel rail.

Outside: The property is approached from the lane by vehicular gate with pedestrian gate alongside to extensive graveled driveway providing ample parking and turning. The property benefits from excellent garaging, both integral to the house and a large detached garage (7.32m x 3.66) with log store (9.15m x 1.53m) and chicken shed to the rear forming part of the boundary of the delightful south facing secure walled garden which can be accessed from the drive as well as the garden room, with its pond and specimen plants this offers creates a peaceful haven along with a paved terrace for alfresco eating.

The rear garden is a delightful feature with lovely flagstone terrace to the rear of the house, a pergola covered walkway with wisteria, honeysuckle, roses and clematis leads to an unusual detached summerhouse with solid roof and trellised walls.

The main part of the garden is laid to lawn with numerous planted beds and large natural pond adjoining paddocks to the rear. Brick paved pathway with five bar gate leads to the fully rabbit proof fenced vegetable and fruit garden, adjoining paddock to the side and giving access to:

Glasshouse: The beautiful detached wood and brick bespoke glasshouse (10m x 3m) with old brick floor, shelves and benches. Espalier apricot and peach. Water, power and light connected. Double doors to the rear allow access of machinery straight through to the orchard area at the rear with pedestrian gate to the side. The orchard is planted with an array of fruit trees including medlars, quinces, apples and pears.

The detached weather boarded gardeners privy is fitted with a white WC and rectangular surface mounted wash hand basin with Triton electric water heater over, storage cupboard below. Second greenhouse.

To the side of the house is a gate giving access to a brick and stone paved courtyard with covered machinery stores to one side and door to the potting shed to the other, the adjoining boiler room houses the Grant oil fired boiler. A further gate leads out to the walled garden at the front.


Services: Mains electricity and water are connected. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating & Calor gas hob.

Accommodation List: Breakfast room with four oven solid fuel Aga, kitchen with walk in pantry and larder, separate utility room, rear lobby, shower room and WC. Ground floor bedroom with en-suite and garden room, sitting room with inglenook fireplace. Vaulted dining room, studio, library, coal store. Workshop / garage. Secure tool store. Bin store. Four first floor double bedrooms, family bathroom, separate WC , vaulted studio / office. Second floor master suite with dressing room and en-suite. Ample parking, garage, log store, chicken shed, open machinery store, potting shed, boiler room. Summer house, gardeners WC, large glasshouse, greenhouse. Walled south facing front garden with pond, rear garden with paved terrace, vegetable garden, orchard area and large natural pond all adjoining paddocks. OFCH.


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20 February 2018

Nearest stations

  • Staplehurst (0.5 mi)
  • Headcorn (2.9 mi)
  • Marden (3.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Staplehurst (0.5 mi)
  • Headcorn (2.9 mi)
  • Marden (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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The Plain, Goudhurst, TN17 1AD

01580 471058 Local call rate

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