7 bedroom detached house for sale

Walking Distance to Station, East Malling Village

Guide Price £1,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 1,300,000 - 1,400,000 (GUIDE PRICE)
  • Handsome 16th Century Farmhouse
  • Seven Bedrooms & Three Reception Rooms
  • Home Office & Wine Cellar
  • Wonderful Period Features Within
  • Seperate Bathroom & Shower Room
  • Gated With Gravel Driveway & Garaging
  • Grounds Of Approximately One Acre
  • Edge Of Village Location
  • Excellent Commuter Links

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Rocks Farmhouse is a handsome Grade ll* listed property set centrally within approximately one acre of beautifully manicured walled gardens and boasts far reaching countryside views beyond. With origins dating back to the 16th Century this impressive farmhouse exhibits a plethora of period features within to include; wood paneling, open fireplaces, sash and casement windows, high ceilings and oak wood flooring.

 

STEP INSIDE The property provides spacious and versatile family living accommodation which is appointed over two levels and has the added benefit of a wine cellar which could be opened up and extended if required. There are three principal reception rooms, a double aspect drawing room with a feature brick open fireplace, an elegant dining room with wood paneling to the walls and a feature stone fireplace and a well proportioned sitting room which provides direct access to the formal gardens. A kitchen, breakfast room, utility rooms and a home office also make up the ground level of the property.

An ornate staircase rises from the entrance hallway which has an attractive quarry tiled floor to a feature galleried landing with sash windows to the front and rear. There are seven bedrooms most with feature fireplaces and the two at the rear of the property can be accessed via a separate staircase and so could be utilised as a separate suite. A family bathroom and a separate shower room and cloakroom complete the first floor.  

STEP OUTSIDE Rocks Farmhouse is accessed via electronically operated wrought iron double gates and a sweeping gravel driveway leading to a turning circle at the front of the property. This grand residence sits in the centre of delightful grounds of approximately one acre and is compartmentalised made up of; a working garden with raised vegetable beds and a variety of fruit trees, an attractive lavender garden with graveled seating area, a high walled formal garden, a pretty courtyard with herringbone brick paving and a feature water well and a large informal garden which currently lends itself perfectly as a play area for a variety of lawn and climbing activities. The garaging comprises of double and single open bay garages, one with two garden stores.  

LOCATION This substantial family residence is superbly located in the conservation area close to the heart of the historic village centre. East Malling itself is extremely well placed in an accessible area of North Kent that is ever popular for its proximity to the Capital, wonderful period architecture and glorious Kentish countryside.

This region is well served by additional state and private schooling many of which have local bus pick up points. Kent's well known selective Grammar Schools are also within comfortable reach. Leisure facilities are available nearby with health/fitness centres found in Kings Hill and Larkfield. There are several golf courses and fishing lakes found within a few minutes drive plus excellent equestrian facilities within nearby countryside.

London Victoria can be reached in less than an hour by train from nearby East Malling train station and the M20 motorway network can be accessed at junction 4 only a short drive away providing links to the capital and the coast.
 


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Added on Rightmove:
19 September 2019

Nearest stations

  • East Malling (0.2 mi)
  • West Malling (1.1 mi)
  • Aylesford (1.6 mi)
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28 High Street, West Malling, ME19 6QR

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01732 677081 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • East Malling (0.2 mi)
  • West Malling (1.1 mi)
  • Aylesford (1.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, West Malling

28 High Street, West Malling, ME19 6QR

01732 677081 Local call rate

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