An historic Grade ll listed farmhouse located on the outskirts of the village offering an opportunity for further updating and improvement comprising 3 reception rooms, farmhouse kitchen, 4 bedrooms, park-like gardens of 1.5 acres (tbv) csca. Double garage with office/work room and further potential, parking.
An attractive Grade II listed timber framed Wealden farmhouse located on the outskirts of the village believed to date from the mid 1400's with later additions now offering an opportunity for further updating and improvement enjoying character features including inglenook fireplaces, oak floors and extensive exposed timbers. The well-proportioned rooms including 3 reception rooms, farmhouse kitchen and 4 bedrooms offer versatile family accommodation, complemented by the attractive park-like gardens of 1.5 acres (tbv) within the csca. Double garage with office/work room and further potential, ample parking.
Accommodation List: Entrance hall, drawing-room, dining room/library, kitchen/breakfast room with walk-in pantry, utility/scullery, study, rear lobby, workroom. First floor landing, bedroom one with en-suite shower, separate cloakroom, three further bedrooms, jack and jill Bath/shower room, rear landing with second staircase. Out building housing log store, coal store and garden store. Detached double garage with workroom alongside and room above. Ample parking, 1.5 acres of gardens, greenhouse, potting shed. Oil fired central heating.
Canopied porch with wooden front door with part obscure glazed leaded light panel to:
Entrance Hall: Leaded light window to the front. Staircase with wooden balustrade into the first floor part galleried landing. Ceiling beams, wide oak floorboards, wall light points. Spotlight. Painted cottage doors to dining room & inner lobby. Under stairs storage cupboard. Door to:
Drawing Room: Double opening wooden doors with leaded light panels and matching windows to side leading out to the side terrace, matching windows to the front. Ceiling beams, wall light points. Wooden floor, exposed brick fireplace for open fire with leaded light panels to either side & tiled hearth. TV point.
Dining Room/Library: Double aspect room with leaded light window to the front and matching window to side. Wall-to-wall range of bookshelves. Cast-iron fireplace with painted cast-iron surround, picture rail. Wide oak floorboards. Exposed beams.
Inner lobby: Quarry tiled floor. Opens to the kitchen/breakfast room. Door with step down to:
Cloakroom/Boot Room: Leaded light window enjoying views over the garden to the side. Cloaks hooks and storage space. Quarry tiled floor. Corner wash hand basin. Painted panelled door to: Separate WC: Obscure glazed window to side. Fitted with white WC. Matching quarry tiled floor.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Leaded light window to the side with old wooden painted door alongside. Fitted with range of oak base and wall units with square edge granite worktop over inset with double ceramic sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated Bosch dishwasher, drawer pack. Electric hob with drawers below and concealed extractor over, Bosch electric fan assisted oven, Siemens built-in microwave. Extensive ceiling and wall beams, magnificent Inglenook fireplace inset with cast-iron stove on matching brick hearth with Bressumer beam over. Tiled floor. Door with step down to walk-in pantry cupboard with brick floor & shelving. Old wooden door with step down to:
Utility Room/Scullery: Leaded light windows to both sides Ceramic sink unit, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer and further appliances. Two double doored storage cupboards with worktop over, shelves above. Fluorescent tube lighting. Part quarry tiled floor. Door to cupboard housing newly installed Grant oil fired boiler servicing hot water and central heating. Original stairs back up to the rear first floor landing. Door to:
Study: Double aspect room with leaded light windows to the rear and side. Extensive wall and ceiling beams. Four light spot track.
From the scullery, painted cottage door with brick steps leading down to:
Rear Lobby: Stable door leading out to the rear courtyard, old brick floor, three light spot track. Door to Work Room/Storage: Two leaded light windows to the rear. Exposed timbers with open stud work divide. Wooden parquet floor, fluorescent tube lighting.
First-floor part galleried landing: Leaded light window to the front. Wide oak floor boards. Wall light points. Door to:
Bedroom: Triple aspect room, leaded light windows to the front, rear and side enjoying views over the garden and countryside beyond. Wall beams. Door to wardrobe cupboard. Door to:
En-Suite Shower Room: Exposed wall & cross beams. Fitted with pedestal wash hand basin & tiled shower cubicle with Triton shower, sliding glass door to side. Mirror. Inset ceiling lights, extractor.
Cloakroom: Leaded light window to side enjoying views over the rear garden. Fitted with white WC. Part painted panelled walls.
Bedroom: Double aspect room with leaded light windows to the front and side. Ducks nest cast-iron fireplace with wooden painted surround. Wall and ceiling beams. Sink unit.
From the landing, door with step down to 'Jack and Jill':
Bath/ Shower Room: Leaded light window enjoying views over the garden to the side. Fitted with white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, bath set into tiled surround and fully tiled corner shower cubicle. Wall beams. Step up with door to:
Bedroom: Two leaded light windows to the side. Vaulted ceiling with cross beams, painted chimney. Wash hand basin. Door to the rear landing.
Bedroom: Leaded light window to the front and side. Vaulted ceiling with extensive exposed timbers, crossbeam. Door to walk-in linen cupboard housing hot water tank with extensive shelving. Wash hand basin set into double doored storage unit. Door to:
Rear Landing: Window. Part vaulted ceiling, extensive exposed timbers. Stairs leading back down to the Utility/Scullery.
Outside: The property is approached from the road over a shingle driveway with post and rail fenced boundary to the side leading around to the rear of the property giving access to the gated courtyard providing excellent parking and turning and giving access to a brick built outbuilding comprising log store, coal store and garden store along with the detached timber frame double garage with one open bay and one closed bay & with:
Hobby/Workroom: Windows to front, side and rear. Oak floor. Corner cast-iron woodburning stove and rustic wooden staircase to the first floor room (which is unfinished but considered suitable for a variety of purposes (stp).
The park like gardens are a delightful feature of the property, believed to measure some 1.5 acres with large pond, an extensive array of trees and shrubs including many fruit trees, a greenhouse with productive vine and a pretty detached timber potting shed. A paved terrace lies to the side of the house with a covered well.
Floor Area: 284 m2 (3,050 ft2) Approx.
Services: Mains electricity and water are connected. Oil-fired central heating. Private drainage.
EPC Rating : 'N/A'
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.
Council Tax Band : 'G'
Transport Links: The Motorway network (M25) can be easily accessed at Junction 5 to the north of Sevenoaks via the A21.
Directions: From the A21 heading south turn left at the roundabout at the north end of the Lamberhurst bypass, the A262 signposted Goudhurst. Continue through the village towards Cranbrook . Four Wents Farmhouse will be found the left hand side immediately after the turn to Curtisden Green.
Viewing: All viewings by appointment only. A member of our team will conduct all viewings, whether or not the vendors are in residence.