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Cranbrook Road, Frittenden, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17








5,622 sq ft

522 sq m

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Key features

  • Detached four bedroom barn conversion in a delightful rural location
  • Bespoke English Oak joinery manufactured by Howard Bros Joinery Ltd
  • Generously proportioned accommodation in excess of 5,500 sqft
  • Beautiful lake with boathouse
  • 30.5 acres of fields and woodland
  • No onward chain
  • Highly economic with an energy performance rating of 75 (C)
  • No onward chain
  • EPC Rating = C


A detached four bedroom timber framed barn conversion with an indoor swimming pool, tennis court and about 30.5 acres of fields and woodland.


Great Water Barn is a detached unlisted barn conversion with timber and weatherboarded elevations and pitched clay tiled roof. Situated deep within the Kent countryside, on the outskirts of the market town of Cranbrook, the property occupies an idyllic rural setting amidst fields and woodland of approximately 30.5 acres, with a four bedroom family home at the heart.

Internally, the property boasts beautifully proportioned accommodation fitted with bespoke English oak joinery which has been manufactured to the highest standard by Howard Bros Joinery Ltd. There is under floor heating to the ground floor and accommodation includes a double aspect sitting room with fireplace, an impressive dining hall with vaulted ceiling and a study. Recreational rooms include a billiard room, cinema room and an indoor swimming pool with beautiful stone columns and skirtings by Classical Stone Limited.

The kitchen/breakfast room features marble flooring and boasts a comprehensive range of fitted cupboards, a central island, granite worktops and views over the surrounding lake. It is fitted with integral Miele appliances including an oven, warming drawer and dishwasher. There is a separate utility room which offers additional storage facilities and access to a cloakroom. There is also a ground floor shower room.

From each end of the barn, a staircase leads up to two bedrooms. To the west side of the property, there is the main bedroom suite with an ensuite bathroom and dressing room, as well as a further bedroom with en suite shower facilities. Whilst to the east side of the property, are two bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Great Water Barn is approached over a long private driveway bounded by fields. On approach to the main residence, electronically operated gates open to a parking area and open bay carport whilst the driveway continues to a gravel turning circle with further parking. The beautiful gardens and fields merge into woodland and lie mainly to three sides of the property and feature a beautiful lake which is approximately 2 acres that has a boathouse fitted with a kitchenette and WC. Recreational facilities include a tennis court.


Great Water Barn is situated in a rural position 2.3 miles west of the much sought-after village of Frittenden, with its primary school, and the popular Bell and Jorrocks public house with post office. The village community supports many clubs and societies and popular events in the village hall. More comprehensive shopping can be found in Cranbrook (3.4 miles), Tenterden (9.8 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (16.4 miles) where there is a wide selection of shops, farm shops and markets providing local produce, schools and good recreational facilities.

Headcorn and Staplehurst stations have fast and frequent services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street and London Bridge in about 50 to 60 minutes and a high speed service runs from Ashford to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.

There is an excellent range of schools in the area including Cranbrook School, Sutton Valence Preparatory and Senior Schools, Dulwich Preparatory, Benenden School and Grammar and State schools in Ashford, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone.

The M20 J8 connects with the remainder of the country’s motorway network providing links with Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, London and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.

Square Footage: 5,622 sq ft

Acreage: 30.5 Acres


From the Wilsley Pound roundabout, take the A229 towards Staplehurst. Continue for about 2.2 miles and turn left at Bumbles Garden Centre. Continue on the private track, passing Friday's Farm on your left hand side and the entrance to Great Water Barn will be found on your right hand side.

Additional Info

Services: Ground source heat pumps. Water underfloor heating to the ground floor. Home ventilation system. Private drainage.

Solar panels installed 2019 (with 25 year warranty) – qualified for maximum government feed in scheme generating income of about £1,000 per annum

Planning Permission
Proposed ancillary three-bay carport with mixed use space above - 21/03927/FULL


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Cranbrook Road, Frittenden, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Staplehurst Station2.7 miles
  • Marden Station3.9 miles
  • Headcorn Station4.0 miles
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53/55 High Street, Cranbrook, TN17 3EE

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