6 bedroom house for sale

Bethersden Road, Smarden, Ashford, Kent, TN27 8QF

£900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall, Roundel Family Room, Roundel Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room,Utility Room
  • 3 Bedrooms & 2 Shower Rooms
  • The Cottage: Kitchen, Shower Room
  • Sitting Room, 3 bedrooms & Bathroom
  • Large gardens with natural pond, off road parking, double detached open bay garaging

Full description

A rare opportunity to acquire 2 properties within 1 title, offering a flexible family residence, within a Grade II listed Oast and attached cottage..Boasting potential to be re-instated as one property, and the cottage provides annexe or letting potential...must be seen!
Set within a mature plot of about 1.5 acres (tbv) with a natural pond providing an idyllic and charming setting for this pretty Oast, and attached Cottage. The property is approached via a sweeping gravel driveway providing parking and turning space for several vehicles with detached double open bay garaging. This delightful Grade II Oast offers 3 receptions, plus kitchen/breakfast, 3 double bedrooms, and 2 shower rooms, with the benefit of an attached 3 bedroomed Cottage. The main house offers a wealth of character features including original beams and wall timbers, two 14ft roundels with large double aspect windows allowing interaction with the large well established grounds.

Situated on the outskirts of the highly desirable and picturesque village of Smarden, arguably one of Kent's prettiest villages, offering a good range of local facilities including two public houses, local butchers, village stores, primary school and just a short drive to the popular village of Headcorn offering a more extensive range of facilities including a mainline station with services directly to London or Ashford for connection to the high speed service to St Pancras in 37 minutes.




SITUATION

Smarden village amenities include a range of local shops, a church and primary school, and a strong village community offers numerous clubs and societies, with a good variety of pubs/restaurants, visit www.smarden.com Ashford is about 11 miles to the east and provides an extensive range of shopping, commercial, recreational and cultural facilities, as well as the mainline high speed rail route to London. Local train stations at Headcorn and Pluckley, (both about 4 miles distant) provide services to London in about 1 hour. The M20 motorway provides access to the M25 orbital motorway network and to the international airports of Gatwick and Heathrow. There is a good selection of private and state schools in the area, including Ashford Girls School, Kings and St Edmunds in Canterbury, Sutton Valence, Dulwich Preparatory School and Cranbrook Grammar. Sport and leisure activities in the area include the nearby Nick Faldo designed Chart Hills Golf Course.



DIRECTIONS

From the centre of Cranbrook proceed down the High Street into Stone Street bearing left out of the Town. At the Willesley Pound roundabout turn right onto the A262. After about 3 miles turn left onto Hareplain Road, continuing on the Frittenden road, to the crossroads and proceed straight over into Bell lane. Continue, turning right onto Burnt House Lane, left onto Biddenden Road and then right onto Bethersden Road where the property will be found after a short distance on the left hand side.



ACCOMMODATION

The Oast House Entrance Porch leading to the Entrance Hall window to front, stairs rising to 1st floor with cupboard under, wooden panelling to walls, beams and timbers and feature brick archways to:- 14 ft Roundel Family Room window and double doors leading to the mature garden, and fitted woodburning stove. 14 ft Roundel Dining Room double aspect with window and door leading to the garden. Stable door to:-Kitchen/Breakfast Room double aspect to the side and rear, basic range of wooden faced units and door to Utility Room window to side, plumbing for washing machine and electric meter. Rear Porch door to rear garden, and door to Cloakroom window to rear, low level WC and wash hand basin. 1st Floor Landing 2 windows to the rear, storage cupboard, access to loft and doors to:- Shower Room window to front, suite comprising shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin. Roundel Bedroom 2 double aspect overlooking the garden. Roundel Bedroom 3 double aspect, built in storage/wardrobe cupboard. Shower Room window to rear, suite comprising shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin. Master Bedroom double aspect to the front and side, built in airing cupboard housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder and fitted wardrobe/cupboards.
The Cottage Entrance porch wooden door leading to the Entrance Hall with doors to:- Kitchen double aspect to the front and rear, basic range of kitchen units. Shower Room window to rear, suite comprising shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Sitting Room vaulted beamed ceiling, chimney with wood burning stove inset, 2 pairs of double opening doors leading to the rear garden and door to:- Bedroom 2 double aspect to the front and side, exposed beams and timbers. Inner Lobby L shaped with open tread left/right stairs rising to the 1st floor Den with 2 windows. Doors from inner lobby to:- Bedroom 1 double aspect with windows to the front and side, built in furniture and airing cupboard. Bathroom window to the side, suite comprising bath with shower above, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Bedroom 3 windows to the side and rear, exposed beams and timbers.



EXTERNALLY

The property is approached via a sweeping gravel driveway providing parking and turning space for several vehicles with double detached open bay garaging, large natural pond, mature screening to the front, stone paving to front with side access to the large rear gardens. The gardens are certainly a feature of this residence being well established and landscaped, providing a picturesque setting for the property. The property sits in the heart of these lovely mature gardens which offer several seating areas, ideal setting for al fresco entertaining. The garden incorporates the natural beauty of the plot, with a mixed variety of azures, eucalyptus, specimen trees and shrubs offering year round colour and interest, and therefore providing privacy. Useful wooden log cabin and garden room.



AGENTS NOTE: In line with money laundering regulations (4th directive) all purchasers will be required to allow us to verify their identity and their financial situation in order to proceed. The vendor advises that the property is connected to mains drainage, water and electricity, and that mains gas is available in Bethersden Road.



















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21 August 2017

Nearest stations

  • Pluckley (2.8 mi)
  • Headcorn (2.9 mi)
  • Charing (6.3 mi)
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Lloyd Martin Estate Agents, Cranbrook

49 High Street, Cranbrook, TN17 3EE

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Nearest stations

  • Pluckley (2.8 mi)
  • Headcorn (2.9 mi)
  • Charing (6.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lloyd Martin Estate Agents, Cranbrook

49 High Street, Cranbrook, TN17 3EE

01580 471026 Local call rate

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