Guide Price £1,650,000
House + Annexe + Land + Outbuildings In Egerton
£1,650,000 - £1,750,000 (Guide Price). Beautiful Grade II Listed principle residence. Detached two bedroom barn – annexe. Large agricultural building with development potential. Approx. nine acres with stabling. Additional land available. Contemporary elegance/ period charm. Excellent road & rail networks. Well regarded schooling options.
This beautiful timber framed Grade II Listed residence represents a fine example of 17th century architecture, idyllically nestled within its own Elizabethan inspired boxed hedged formal gardens and with near nine acres of grounds, a two bedroom annexe, various outbuildings, equestrian facilities and breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.
Offering a fine blend of period charm and contemporary elegance this impressive home affords bright and spacious living accommodation. Character abound, with quite stunning inglenook fireplaces in the lounge and dining rooms, oak floor boards, latch down doors and ancient beams adorning many of the walls and ceilings.
A generously sized triple aspect kitchen/ breakfast room exhibits a vaulted ceiling and a tasteful contemporary finish with a comprehensive range of storage space, hardwood work surfaces, a quarry tile floor and is supported by a dedicated utility/ boot room. There are two large reception rooms to choose from, one within the older element of the home hosts a large inglenook fireplace inset with a log burning stove and the other within a more recent extension which compliments the home perfectly with a triple aspect and French doors opening to a large terrace. The formal dining room affords abundant space for entertaining and is blessed by a working inglenook fireplace. A downstairs W.C/ shower room completes the ground floor.
An oak staircase rises from the ground floor to provide access to four double bedrooms. The master-suite offers grand proportions with an attractive feature fireplace, a walk-in wardrobe/ dressing room, a powder room and luxurious en-suite bath/ shower room, while the three remaining bedrooms are served by an equally impressive family bath/ shower room. A storage room off the landing provides useful storage and provides access to a large boarded loft space.
The former barn has been converted to offer extremely versatile auxiliary living accommodation with much character, generous proportions and stunning views over the grounds and one of two ponds. Comprised lounge/ dining room, fully equipped kitchen/ utility area, downstairs bath/ shower room and on the first floor there are two double bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities. Affording great optionality, this element of the property has consent to be used as an annexe, holiday let and or long term let.
Large Agricultural Barn
This versatile element has historically been used for livestock/ lambing. Internally it boasts concrete hard standing, two internal lockups with a mezzanine over, extensive power sockets and running water. There is vast potential for development - holiday lets, garaging and or residential. (Subject to relevant planning permission)
A block of four stables stands within a paddock with separate road access and benefits from power and running water.
Gardens & Grounds
The principal residence commands an enviable position within formal gardens of approximately 0.3 of an acre, comprised of Elizabethan inspired boxed hedges with a variety of roses to add colour/ aroma, a number of lawn areas and a large characterful brick paved terrace on which to sit and enjoy the views of the garden. The grounds extend beyond to a total of near nine acres, made up of five paddock arrears which have been arranged in parkland style, interspersed with mature specimen trees and two beautiful large ponds. In addition there is a highly productive kitchen garden with raised beds, a green house with electricity, a polytunnel, a variety of fruit trees and two external taps.
Box Farm stands blissfully in a rural yet accessible position on the fringes of the award winning village Egerton, with its vibrant local community, village hall, an Inn, 13th century church and a host of local clubs and societies, while the home itself enjoys the privacy, peace and tranquillity of its own grounds. There is also a Post Office in nearby Pluckley.
Egerton is a Historic village with some of the most magnificent views across the Weald of Kent and Ashford valley and lies seven miles from the market town of Ashford which offers a range of excellent shopping, leisure facilities and the International train station, (10 miles distant) with high speed trains to London St Pancras in 37 minutes while the nearby town of Headcorn, (4.2 miles distant) offers convenient located shopping facilities with a Sainsbury's, boutique shops, cafés, restaurants and public houses. Primary schooling can be found within Egerton itself and several other nearby villages. A secondary school can be found in Lenham, with grammar schools and further secondary schools located within Ashford and Tenterden.
- £1,650,000 - £1,750,000 (Guide Price)
- Beautiful Grade II Listed Principle Residence
- Detached Two Bedroom Barn - Annexe
- Large Agricultural Building With Development Potential
- Approx. Nine Acres With Stabling
- Additional Land Available
- Contemporary Elegance/ Period Charm
- Excellent Road & Rail Networks
- Well Regarded Schooling Options