Tel: 01233 629 629
30 North Street, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8JR
Guide Price £900,000 - £925,000. Believed to date back to 1840 this attached ragstone oast and barn was converted and listed in the 1970s. This handsome country home offers a wealth of immense charm and character and much work has been carried out in recent years to maintain and refurbish the property to an exceptionally high standard. The accommodation is of elegant proportions and arranged over three floors with 21' twin roundels. The property is entered via a ragstone porch with a pitched roof and gothic archway. A fully glazed door leads to an imposing reception hall / dining room which has a beautiful oak staircase rising to the first floor. Solid wooden double doors set in a gothic arch lead to a delightful triple aspect roundel drawing room. There is an oak panelled study with oak fitted book shelving and a spacious laundry room (formerly the garage) which has plumbing for an American fridge and range of storage cupboards with inset sink. In addition, there is a utility room housing the central heating boiler and the inner hallway gives access to a ground floor cloakroom. Within the second triple aspect roundel on the ground floor is a superb bespoke oak kitchen with granite worktops, gas fired Aga, walk in pantry and integrated appliances to include a double oven, dishwasher and fridge. The first floor has a semi galleried landing and bespoke staircase to the second floor. Two bedrooms are situated in roundels, both with stunning views and the principal bedroom is double aspect with a wash hand basin. Two further double bedrooms overlook the front gardens (one with an en-suite cloakroom). There is a very spacious family bathroom with fitted white wooden storage, a white suite and double shower cubicle and a second well fitted bathroom. On the second floor the fifth bedrooms is positioned in the roundel. There is a door to a boarded area providing vast storage and potential for bedroom six.
Pluckley is a village and civil parish in the Ashford District of Kent close to the North Downs. Pluckley is famous for its entry in the Guinness Book of Records in 1989 for being the most haunted village in Britain as well as appearing in the ITV drama The Darling Buds of May and various other programs including Top Gear. Locally, Pluckley station has services to London while the village itself is less than 7 miles away from Ashford Town Centre and Ashford International Station which operates the High Speed Link to London in just 38 minutes and services to the continent via Eurostar. Junction 9 of the M20 is the closest motorway exit and the Channel Tunnel is only 11 miles from there. There are two popular local pubs The Black Horse and The Dering Arms.
Approached through an electric gate over a gravel driveway which has circular sweep and provides plenty of parking. Spectacular at springtime the well stocked gardens have a great selection of perennials, mature shrubs and trees. There is a raised terrace with a Canadian swim spa pool/Jacuzzi under a telescopic enclosure. The main gardens are to the side and rear with mature hedging, circular paved entertaining area and further paving adjacent to the property. The gardens enjoy a beautiful back drop of farm land and far reaching countryside views.