5 bedroom detached house for sale

Staplehurst, Kent

Guide Price £1,075,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting/dining room with inglenook fireplace
  • Living room with woodburning stove
  • Kitchen breakfast room with electric 'Total Control' 3 oven Aga
  • Five bedrooms (two with ensuite bath/shower rooms)
  • Family bathroom with roll top bath
  • Hand made latch and brace oak farmhouse doors
  • Gravel drive with extensive parking
  • Garage
  • Lawned gardens with above ground swimming pool, terraced areas and brick pizza oven and barbecue with plumbed sink
  • Total plot size c. 3.7 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive unlisted, traditional wealden farmhouse sympathetically restored and extended, providing spacious, well planned and characterful accommodation. No onward chain. The property comprises five bedrooms and three reception rooms complemented by lawned gardens, a natural pond and two paddocks extending to c. 3.7 acres. Cranbrook School catchment area.

Distances:
Staplehurst mainline station approximately 1 mile - travel time to London approximately 60 minutes.
Cranbrook approximately 6.5 miles
Maidstone approximately 8.5 miles

The Property:
Lindridge is an immaculately presented, detached farmhouse offering a wealth of period charm with modern convenience. Presenting mixed elevations of brick, exposed timbers with plaster infilling, weatherboarding and sealed double glazed casement windows beneath a pitched Kent peg tiled roof with catslide. Extensions in c.1970s and more recently in 2005 have combined to create a traditional and flexible family home.

The character accommodation is arranged over two floors incorporating a wealth of period features including the double aspect sitting/dining room with flagstone floor, exposed ceiling timbers and impressive inglenook fireplace with canopy hood. A comprehensively fitted kitchen/breakfast room with beech base and eye level cupboards, recently fitted electric ‘Total Control’ 3 oven Aga and travertine floor tiling, enjoying a fine outlook across the garden and paddock beyond. A walk through with vaulted ceiling, including windows and french doors on to a secluded terrace, leading to a family room/study laid with oak floors, currently used as a combined office and gym with en-suite cloakroom. A double aspect living room with fireplace housing wood burning stove, enjoying pleasant outlook across terrace and garden.

Five bedrooms (two with en-suite bath/shower rooms) arranged over the first floor, include a range of fitted storage spaces. The en-suites and family bathroom are comprehensively fitted with classic white suites. The family bathroom includes a high level wc, pedestal hand basin, free standing roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment and a separate tiled and glazed shower.

Gardens and Grounds:
A gravel drive, over which the neighbouring oast has a right of way, to a double five bar gate opening on to gravel parking, single garage and area of lawn to front with blocked paved path.

From the garage, a continuation of the gravel drive with five bar gate to attached outbuilding of rendered block construction (Atcost barn), sliding timber door with power and light, ideal for use as workshop and garden machinery store.

The gardens, enjoying a southerly aspect, are a fine feature, laid to lawn, stocked with a range of mature shrubs and trees, natural pond, paved seating areas, brick pizza oven and barbeque with ample space for outdoor entertaining.

To the rear of the garden is a timber summer house with power and light and above ground swimming pool, fenced kitchen garden area comprising raised brick and sleeper beds looking out across the paddock. The whole is bordered by established hedging and trees.

Directions:
From the centre of Staplehurst village proceed in a northerly direction towards Maidstone on the A229. At the minor crossroads with traffic lights, take the left hand turning in to Marden Road. Continue along this road for approximately0.8 miles whereupon Lindridge will clearly be seen on the left hand side.

General:
Tenure: Freehold Services: Gas fired central heating, mains electricity and water supply. Private drainage shared between the farmhouse, oast and barn.Local authority:
Council tax: Band G
EPC: D

Viewings:
Strictly by appointment with the agents. Cranbrook Office:


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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 July 2018

Nearest stations

  • Staplehurst (0.8 mi)
  • Marden (1.8 mi)
  • Headcorn (4.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lambert & Foster Ltd, Cranbrook

39 High Street, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3DN

01580 471028 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lambert & Foster Ltd, Cranbrook

39 High Street, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3DN

01580 471028 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Staplehurst (0.8 mi)
  • Marden (1.8 mi)
  • Headcorn (4.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Lambert & Foster Ltd, Cranbrook

39 High Street, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3DN

01580 471028 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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