Type: Detached House
Property Description: Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, this wonderful property sits on just over eight and a half acres of beautiful Kentish countryside and is situated in the quiet village of Benenden. There is a private driveway leading to the property that is lined with an abundance of mature trees and greenery. The spacious entrance hall leads off into all of the rooms on the ground floor and houses the downstairs shower room. The dual aspect living room is beautifully lit and has double French doors that lead out to the grounds. There is also a feature fireplace that houses the log burner. The modern kitchen has been fitted with plenty of wall and base units for storage and has an integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is a gorgeous authentic Rayburn housed in the kitchen as well as a double oven with a gas hob and extractor hood fitted above. Other kitchen features include a convenient breakfast bar and a butler sink. There is a separate utility room adjacent to the kitchen which has additional units for storage, a sink and plumbing and space for a washing machine. Completing the ground floor is the dual aspect dining room that has plenty of room for a good sized table and chairs. Upstairs, there are four double bedrooms, two of which have built in storage and one is a converted loft space. Completing the property is the family bathroom. This room is partially tiled and has a fresh white suite. Adjacent to the main residence there is a one bedroom annexe which has been set up and registered as a separate dwelling. The annexe consists of a living room, a double bedroom, a bathroom and a modern fitted kitchen with plumbing and space for all appliances.
Outside: This property is accompanied perfectly by the outside space and sits on just over 8.5 acres of land. A large portion of this land is used as the garden to the main residence and the annexe. There are six well fenced paddocks currently used as grazing land for the owner's flock of sheep and horses. In addition to this there is a private woodland area included within the grounds. Part of the land has a public footpath running through but the rest is private. The gardens have been immaculately maintained and have an abundance of mature trees, shrubs and perennials. There are a number of different areas where you can enjoy a meal and a few drinks with friends as well as parts of the garden just perfect for children to run around in. You'll be able to follow the sun around the property, always being able to find a sunny spot to relax in. There are five stables within the grounds with vehicle access as well as a low level barn. The property also has an original barn which has huge potential for conversion (subject to the usual planning consents) and a log store. This property has ample parking, so you will never need to worry when friends pop by.
Location: The picturesque village of Benenden is the centre of a vibrant community bounded by ancient woods, forests and enclosing rich farmland. Benenden is within the High Weald area of outstanding natural beauty, precious enough to be safeguarded in the national interest. There are many walks with natural footpaths as well as designated countryside routes. Well connected to go further afield with regular local bus services and a nearby train station at Staplehurst with links to London and the coast. London is an hour away by train and the beautiful towns of Tenterden and Cranbrook with their wide range of national and independent stores are both within six miles. Royal Tunbridge Wells can be reached in half an hour by car. There are excellent schools, both state and public, including the well known Benenden Girls School, Tonbridge School, Dulwich Prep, St Ronans and Marlborough House and Cranbrook Grammar School as well as various local village primary schools. The district has many clubs and societies which are always open to new members of all ages. On the sporting side there are local football, tennis, cricket, bowling and rugby clubs. There are also several centres for horse riding, sailing and golf. Other social activities include horticultural societies and a range of fairs, fetes and festivals which always welcome new people and ideas. The whole area is well supplied with a range of pubs, cafes and restaurants. There is a selection of places of worship, a small theatre, and an independent cinema nearby.
Directions: www.google.co.uk/maps - TN17 4ET
Council Tax: To check council tax for this property, please refer to www.gov.uk/council-tax-bands
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Services: Mains gas, electricity, water & cesspit drainage
Tenure: This property is freehold and is sold with vacant possession upon completion
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