Type: Detached Bungalow
GUIDE PRICE £1,250,000
Property Description: Situated on a peaceful country lane in rural Egerton and approached by a five bar gate is this stunning family home. The bungalow itself is just over 3400 square feet and sits on a secluded plot of just over four acres. Upon entry through the beautiful oak front door, you are immediately greeted by the bright feel of the entrance hall with its oak flooring. The entrance hall gives direct access to all bedrooms and living areas. The spacious living room is over 20 ft deep and leads through to the conservatory which runs the depth of the property and has the flexibility to be used as an extension to either the living space or as a garden room. The conservatory has ample ventilation with it's two ceiling fans, two sets of doors leading out to the garden plus two roof skylight windows. The modern fitted kitchen/dining room has a great array of oak units under marble work surfaces. This room overlooks and has access to the wonderful grounds and includes an induction hob, a double oven, a full height fridge and a full height freezer and a dishwasher. There is a separate utility room which has personal access through to the double garage. All four of the double bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom with two of those having separate shower cubicles. Three of the bedrooms have built in storage and the main bedroom has everything, including double doors leading out to the garden. There is the added advantage of underfloor heating to three of the bedrooms, all of the bathrooms and the conservatory. Completing the property is a cloakroom and a study. There is a detached barn in the grounds that is built to residential standards but could be converted to a holiday let, subject to the usual planning consents. There are outstanding planning consents for both an additional barn adjacent to the existing barn and for a 22' x 42' extension to the main property for an indoor swimming pool/possible games room.
Outside: This wonderful plot extends to just over four acres surrounded by stunning countryside. The main bungalow has extensive formal gardens to the front and rear which are predominantly laid to lawn. There is a lovely patio/seating area with a beautiful well; perfect for entertaining family and friends with some alfresco dining in the summer months or to simply sit back and absorb the peace and tranquillity of this spectacular outside space. There is a large driveway approached via a five bar gate providing secure parking for multiple cars and a double garage with power and light connected. The separate barn has its own garden area which is laid to lawn. To the side there is a much larger field which offers superb equestrian potential. The boundary is marked with a variety of mature trees which offer immense privacy and seclusion as well as superb habitat for garden birds. The boundary of the property is surrounded by a spring fed chalk stream
Location: Egerton is a village and civil parish located just 9 miles north of Ashford and stretches 3 miles south into a lower plain towards the West Stour. The village has its own amenities including a community centre – The Millennium Hall – village store, a post office, a games barn, cricket and football pitches, internet cafe, primary school and pub/restaurant – The Barrow House (previously The George). The Barrow House is open 7 days a week for everything from coffee, after work drinks, bar snacks, pub lunches and Sunday roasts as well as rooms for those looking for short breaks. The Millennium Hall has a farmers market every Friday where they have butchers, fish, dairy including cheeses, deli, honey, jams, chutneys, fruit and veg, bakery, animal feeds and accessories as well as jewellery, crafts and books. Nearby Pluckley, Lenham & Headcorn have further shops, restaurants and train stations with connections to London Victoria, Charing Cross or London St Pancras International via Ashford International.
Directions: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/ - TN27 9BP. Exit the M20 at junction 9 and at the roundabout, take the exit onto Fougeres Way/A20. At Drovers Roundabout, take the 4th exit onto A20 and after half a mile at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Ashford Rd/A20. After 1.8 miles turn left onto Station Rd and continue onto School Rd. Then continue onto Little Chart Rd and then onto Swan Lane. After 1.6 miles turn left onto Smarden Rd and after 0.7 miles turn right onto Smarden Bell Rd. After 0.5 miles turn tight on Mundy Bois Rd and stay on this road for 1.5 miles before continuing onto Crockenhill Rd. After 0.7 miles take a slight right to stay on Crockenhill Rd and then a slight right onto Barham's Mill Rd. After 315 ft turn left onto Coldbridge Lane and you'll find the property 0.3 miles ahead on the right (just past James Fencing).
Council Tax: To check council tax for this property, please refer to www.gov.uk/council-tax-bands
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council 01233 331 111. Kent County Council - 0845 247 247
Services: Oil fired central heating. Private drainage via septic tank. Mains water and electricity.
Tenure: This property is freehold and is sold with vacant possession upon completion
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