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Powder Mills, Leigh, Tonbridge

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Added on 21/08/2021
Strutt & Parker, Sevenoaks

Key features

  • Two circular former oast kilns
  • Annexe above garage
  • Tonbridge & Hildenborough stations offer connections to London
  • 2.5 acres of pasture (approx)
  • Sought-after village of Leigh

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

The Oast House is a handsome residence incorporating two circular former oast kilns converted into unique characterful and well-presented accommodation extending to almost 2,800 sq. ft. arranged over two floors. Configured to provide an ideal family and entertaining space, the property combines the amenities of modern living with retained character features including some circular rooms and exposed beams. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming circular reception hall, converted from one of the former oasts and briefly comprises a circular study, converted from the other oast, both opening into a stunning central open plan kitchen/sitting room. The kitchen provides a range of wall and base units with quartz worktops and modern integrated appliances while the remaining area, configurable to the purchaser’s own requirements, features exposed wooden flooring, an exposed brick open fireplace and French doors to the garden. An inner hall off the kitchen provides an alternative entrance and leads to a fitted utility room and to a wing comprising a spacious dual aspect double-height music room with exposed A frame ceiling and French doors to the garden together with a double bedroom with contemporary en suite shower room, the whole wing suitable for use as self-contained annexe accommodation if required.

Bespoke curved stairs rise from the reception hall to the first floor which provides a large dual aspect principal bedroom with vaulted ceiling and modern en suite shower room, two double-height circular bedrooms converted from the former oasts and a double-height fitted dressing room, all with steps rising to mezzanine levels over and the latter suitable for use as an additional bedroom if required, together with a modern family bathroom with feature curved wall and corner bath.

Located within picturesque Kent countryside, the sought-after village of Leigh has an active village community and a good range of day-to-day amenities arranged around a village green including a village store, Post Office, hairdresser, church, public house, popular primary school and cricket and tennis clubs. The nearby market town of Tonbridge offers a wide range of both independent and larger stores, together with public houses, restaurants, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sporting clubs and a leisure centre. The area is ideal for the keen golfer with Nizels Golf Club in Hildenborough and Wildernesse and Knole in Sevenoaks. Tonbridge and Hildenborough train stations offer excellent and speedy connections to London while the property also enjoys excellent links to the motorway network via the A21 and M25.

The area offers a good range of state schooling including Leigh Primary School in the village and The Hayesbrook School together with grammar schools in Tonbridge and a selection of noted independent schools including Hilden Grange, Sackville, Hilden Oaks, Tonbridge, Fosse Bank, The Schools at Somerhill and Rose Hill.

The property is approached through twin electric wooden gates over a block-paved rear driveway offering turning and parking space for multiple vehicles and giving access to a detached triple garage with external steps rising to a useful first floor over. The property also benefits from an additional side entrance with double wooden gates. The well-maintained garden is laid mainly to level lawn bordered by well-stocked cottage-style planting and features a summer room with useful adjoining store, a large greenhouse and numerous seating areas and decked and paved terraces, all ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, together with a five-bar gate leading to the property’s 2.5 acres of pasture (approx), the whole screened by mature trees.


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Powder Mills, Leigh, Tonbridge


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Tonbridge Station1.2 miles
  • Hildenborough Station1.3 miles
  • Leigh Station1.6 miles
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