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4 bedroom farm house for sale

3/4 Bedroom Detached House And 2 Bedroom Oast House In 1.4 Acres, Marden

Withdrawn from Market £1,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 3/4 Bedroom Grade II House
  • Renovated & Extended 2 Bedroom Oast House
  • Both Properties Beautifully Presented
  • Triple Garage With Planning Permission
  • Land Of Approx. 1.4 Acres
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Fully Enclosed Pond
  • Stunning Georgian Features
  • Luxury Bathrooms
  • Fully Fenced And Enclosed Perimeter

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Rarely available are homes of this quality, and here you have an impressive grade II listed farmhouse with a stunning Georgian façade to one side, as well as a newly extended barn and oast conversion all set in around 1.4 acres of grounds. As well as the two homes, there is a large triple garage block that currently has planning permission granted to turn it into an annexe, should you require one.

The main house is a spacious period home full of character and features that have been added to through the ages. From the oldest part of the house there are fine examples of 16th century inglenook fireplaces, an impressive array of exposed oak beams, mullion windows and oak floors. In the later Georgian extension you have the grandeur of high ceilings, clean symmetrical lines, large bright rooms with casement windows, flexible use of the rooms and an ornate staircase and landing that is so graceful and typical is the era. The house also boast two entrances, one Georgian and one 16th century, so you can choose which you prefer!

The stone and timber clad barn has recently undergone a huge make-over and the roundel has been reconstructed to its former glory, making a wonderful barn and oast conversion that houses two bedrooms with a stunning en-suite in the top of the roundel and a fully functioning cowl.

Add to this a triple garage block with further planning permission for an annex, stunning formal landscaped gardens, as well as private enclosed garden for the oast, newly fenced and hedged perimeter and a lovely pond that has also been fully fenced off making the gardens child and dog proof. The whole farm complex has been transformed into a haven for family life within a semi-rural setting.

Situated just off the A229 and on the edges of the parishes of Marden and Staplehurst, the property is surrounded by farmland and open countryside. The village centres are full of a good range of shops and Marden, in particular, has wonderful farm store with local produce. The mainline station in Staplehurst is around 1.5 miles away and will get you into London within the hour. Further afield are the main county towns of Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone, both with excellent shopping and recreation facilities. 


FRONT ENTRANCE Wooden entrance door to the original portion of the house.  

ENTRANCE PORCH Window to the side. Tiled flooring. Door to cloakroom. 

CLOAKROOM Window to the side. High level Victorian style W.C. Wash hand basin. Part wooden panelled walls. Tiled flooring. 

INNER HALL Feature exposed brick wall to one side. Range of fitted cupboards. Tiled flooring. door to the drawing room. 

DRAWING ROOM Casement windows to the front and side elevations. Oak beamed ceiling and walls. Stunning feature inglenook fireplace with cast iron fire grate and brick hearth. Inset floor lighting. Built in display cabinet with glazed doors. Shaped chimney breast to one side. Polished oak flooring. Stable door leads into the kitchen and further door leads into the main hall. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Casement window to side and stable door leads out to the terrace. Range of fitted oak units with polished marble work surfaces. Fitted Rangemaster cooker. Built in dresser unit. Fitted plate display rack. Inset space for a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Feature inglenook fireplace with brick hearth and fitted wood burning stove. Inset Belfast sink with tiled splashback. Part panelled walls. Large built in cupboard. Tiled flooring. 

MAIN HALL Main Georgian style front door leads out to the Portico with steps down to the garden. Part panelled walls. Built in display cabinet with illuminated glass shelving. High ceiling. Sweeping staircase leads up to the first floor. Carpeted. Doors to the dining room and study/bedroom 4. 

DINING ROOM Lovely bright room with high ceiling and large casement sash window with secondary double glazing to the rear. Fitted cupboard to the side of the fireplace. Feature fireplace with cast iron ducks nest style grate. Part panelled walls, as well as feature period style anaglypta wallpaper. Carpeted. 

STUDY/ BEDROOM 4 Another lovely bright room currently used as an office with casement sash windows to the rear and side with secondary double glazing. Feature fireplace with tiled hearth and wood burning stove. Feature alcoves to either side of the fire, one with cupboards fitted. Further fitted desk and cupboard return. High ceiling. Carpeted.  

LANDING Lovely galleried landing with steps up to the main landing and large casement sash window to the front overlooking the rear garden. Access to the loft space. Part panelled walls. Carpeted. 

MASTER BEDROOM Windows to the front and side of the room. Feature steps lead up to a raised platform. Range of fitted wardrobes. Part beamed walls and ceiling. Feature inglenook fireplace. Carpeted. Door to en-suite. 

ENSUITE New walk in shower cubicle with rainfall head. Inset vanity sink in surround. W.C. Part tiled walls. Inset lighting. Carpeted. 

BATHROOM Stunning re modelled bathroom with luxury fittings throughout. Windows to side. Walk in wet room style shower cubicle. Deep roll top bath with views over the gardens and beyond. Separate vanity area with built in units, lighting and dressing table. Feature tiling. Inset W.C. Heated towel rail. Matching 'His and Hers' wash hand basins set in cast iron Victorian style stands. Further fitted cupboards. Beamed walls and ceiling.  

GUEST ROOM Lovely bright room with high ceiling and large casement sash window to the front. New fitted wardrobes. Part panelled walls. Feature fireplace with cast iron grate. Radiator cover. Carpeted. 

BEDROOM 3 Lovely bright room with casement sash windows to the front and side. Feature alcoves with fitted cupboards to one side. Part panelled walls. Radiator cover. Carpeted. 


KITCHEN Wooden door to the front. Windows to the front and side overlooking the gardens. Lovely vaulted and beamed ceiling. Range of fitted kitchen units and matching worktops. New oil fired boiler. Exposed brickwork to the walls. Space for a washing machine and cooker. New flooring. Door to inner hall. 

INNER HALL Doors to the dining room and downstairs bathroom. 

BATHROOM Window to the front. Fitted shower cubicle with power shower. Panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. W.C. Wash hand basin. Part tiled walls. New flooring. 

DINING ROOM Window overlooking the garden to the rear. New doorway to the lounge and further door out to the rear lobby. Exposed brickwork and beams have been painted to make a lovely light and airy room. Feature freestanding wood burning stove and tiled hearth. Carpeted. Stairs to galleried landing on the first floor. 

LOUNGE Set in the newly constructed roundel. French doors lead to a private garden area. Fitted with windows all around. Inset lighting. Carpeted. 

REAR LOBBY Window to the rear and a door to the side leading out to the garden. Under stairs cupboard. carpeted. 

GALLERIED LANDING AND HALL Window to the side and the rear. Painted exposed brickwork and beams. Space for a drop chandelier to be fitted. Leading to the hall and access to the bedrooms. Carpeted. 

BEDROOM 2 Window to the side and velux windows to the roof. Part beamed walls. Built in cupboard with access to the eaves storage. Carpeted. 

MASTER BEDROOM Set on the first floor of the newly constructed roundel with three windows looking out over the gardens. Fitted cupboard. Towel rail style radiator. Inset lighting. Stairs to second floor. Carpeted. 

ENSUITE Set on the second floor of the roundel. Freestanding feature bath with mixer tap. W.C. Wash hand basin. Inset lighting. Towel rail. Galleried style landing with stairs down to the bedroom. Tiled flooring. 


REAR GARDENS Lovely landscaped gardens are a feature of this lovely property and the current owners have transformed the rear into a classical garden with covered walkways lined with planting and a central feature. The main house has an enclosed paved terrace leading from the kitchen making it the perfect place for 'al fresco' eating and comes complete with a pergola and enough room for a good size set of patio furniture. The gardens extend around the oast and barn, with a private area securely fenced for use of the oast. Beyond that there is a large pond complete with resident duck and this again has been fully fenced off to make a lovely secure setting. There is an abundance of hedging and planting that has been carried out as well as new fencing around the properties perimeter. To the rear of the pond there is a large shed and a summer house with power and lighting. Raised vegetable beds are ideal if you want to try your hand at growing your own produce. There is also another area of lawned garden to the side of the garage block.  

FRONT GARDEN There is an enclosed courtyard with raised beds and a pathway leading up to the front door. 

DRIVEWAY Accessed by a five bar gate from the farm track, this leads up to the triple garage block and provides plenty of parking. 

TRIPLE GARAGE Three separate garage doors with the middle door being electric and the side doors are manually operated. Floored loft area for storage. Planning permissions are in place for conversion of the garage and more details are available upon request. There is also a small laundry room with personal door to the side with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. 

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