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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Fairfield, Romney Marsh, Kent TN29 9RZ


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ROOMS Vaulted double height reception hall & dining room, Sitting room, Open plan kitchen & day room, Utility room, Study, Cloakroom, Galleried landing, Master bedroom suite with dressing room & bath/shower room, Three further bedrooms, Two en-suite shower rooms, Second study with mezzanine floor, Annexe: Open plan reception room, kitchen & bedroom, En-suite shower room, Gym, Heated indoor swimming pool, Wet room,
Double glazing, Oil central heating.

LOCATION Beckets Barn is situated in the small rural community of Fairfield on a minor lane near the Military Canal in a deserted part of the Walland Marsh renowned for big sky views and picturesque walks. Opposite the property is the isolated church dedicated to St Thomas a Beckett standing alone in the fields and approached by a grass causeway. Appledore (2 miles) provides daily amenities including a village store, public house, tea shop and village hall as well as a branch line rail service to Ashford where it connects with a high speed service to London St Pancras in 37 minutes and Eurostar service to the Continent. The village of Brookland (3 miles) has a primary school and Royal Oak public house. To the east is New Romney (8 miles) and to the west is Rye (8 miles) with its historical associations and medieval architecture. Schools in the area include The Marsh Academy in New Romney together with the Folkestone School for Girls, The Harvey Grammar School for boys, Norton Knatchbull Grammar School for boys and Highworth Grammar School for girls both in Ashford. Access to coastal bathing beaches is at Littlestone, where there is also an excellent links golf course and at Camber, both about 7 miles.


DESCRIPTION The property is a beautifully appointed and sympathetically converted early seventeenth century country barn with a useful annexe and indoor swimming pool, together with an open bay barn set around a landscaped courtyard with water features. The substantial accommodation provides versatile, high specification contemporary living space which is full of character with exposed timber framing, solid oak internal doors, a vaulted dining room with a galleried landing above and full height windows, a bespoke kitchen with appliances and granite work surfaces, an excellent master bedroom suite and an integrated Opus multi room sound system.


GROUND FLOOR A glazed front door opens into the vaulted reception hall with a flagstone floor and an oak staircase with glass panels. Adjoining is a vaulted dining room; a dramatic space rising to the full roof pitch with a galleried landing above, exposed timbers, oak flooring and glazed double doors to the front and opening out to the inner courtyard garden. A door leads to the study which has exposed brickwork to one wall.

The well proportioned, double aspect sitting room has glazed doors opening onto the garden, a brick inglenook style fireplace with a fitted wood burner, exposed timber framing and a range of hand crafted oak cupboards.

Adjacent to the hall is a triple aspect, open plan kitchen/breakfast room and day room with limestone flooring. The kitchen area is beautifully fitted with an extensive range of bespoke oak cabinets with black granite work surfaces, double sink and wall cupboards above. In addition, there is an island unit with a breakfast bar and matching cabinets beneath, together with wicker storage drawers. Appliances include 2 double width ovens, a 7 burner calor gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher, wine fridge and fridge/freezer. The day room has exposed studwork and a fitted wood burner. The useful utility room has a china glazed sink with wood drainers, a range of fitted cupboards housing a washing machine and tumble drier and a stable door leading to the garden. In addition, there is a cloakroom with a high level WC and wash basin. Bedroom 3 overlooks the inner courtyard and has an en-suite shower room.

FIRST FLOOR On the first floor, the galleried landing has a fine array of timbers and oak flooring. The master bedroom suite has a vaulted bedroom, a walk-in dressing room and an en-suite bath/shower room. The guest bedroom is also vaulted and has an e-suite shower room. There is a further bedroom on the first floor, a cloakroom and a second study with oak book shelving and a mezzanine floor above approached via an oak staircase. 

ANNEXE The annexe has a vaulted, open plan living room, fitted kitchen and bedroom with exposed roof trusses and brickwork to the end wall with glazed double doors out to the garden, together with a wet room with a glass brick wall. Adjoining is a gym with a vaulted ceiling, tiled floor and fitted wood burner. The swimming pool complex has a heated swimming pool with Mondrian inspired tiled panels to one wall and a large picture window providing views across open farmland, as well as a pump room and wet room.


OUTSIDE The property is approached from the lane through a five bar gate leading to a graveled parking and turning area for many vehicles. Adjacent is an open bay barn providing garaging for four cars. Very much a particular feature of the property is the landscaped inner courtyard with decking, raised planters, walkways, water features, gravel beds and mature, colour coordinated planting. Beyond is a further area of west facing garden set down to lawn which adjoins Beckets Farm. To the north side is a small paddock area with access from the driveway.


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