Front Road, Woodchurch
Set in 3 acres this beautiful family home offers outline planning to build a 3 bedroom detached property within the grounds. Full of period features this fantastic opportunity already boasts a detached annexe above the garage and carport. Close to a Ashford International main line station with fast trains to London
DESCRIPTION A unique and stunning Grade II listed four bedroom Yeoman cottage with one bedroom annexe situated in the picturesque village of Woodchurch. The property is believed to date from the 16th century with fabulous retained character features and has been well cared for by the current owners and set in approximately 3 acres of beautiful gardens & grounds with its own stream and orchard. In addition there is a block of three stables, open cart barn with closed garage for 3 cars, with annexe/guest suite over, plenty of off road parking and is within easy commuting distance to Ashford International Station 8.4 miles for high speed trains to London St Pancras in 37 minutes and the Eurostar.
PLANNING This property offers a fabulous opportunity to develop the area to the South. This fenced area boasts outline planning for a new 3 bedroom detached home. Planning ref: 18/01062/AS and 19/01492/AS
LOCATION Stonebridgelands is situated close to the picturesque village of Woodchurch with its village Cricket green and historic windmill, village shop, post office, butcher, two pubs, 13th Century Church and a popular primary school. The historic market town of Tenterden with it's excellent range of shops, including a Waitrose supermarket, many restaurants and public houses, is approximately 4 miles away. Wider amenities can be found in the thriving market town of Ashford, approximately 8.4 miles away. The surrounding area offers a choice of both private and state schooling. The high speed train service into London St. Pancras is accessed from Ashford International, making this property easily within a commutable distance. Motorway access is from Junction 9 of the M20 motorway and is about 11 miles away, providing a fast link to the Channel Tunnel Folkestone and Dover Port.
GROUND FLOOR This pretty cottage has a wealth of character features including exposed beams, latched doors, inglenook fireplaces and exposed original wood and brick floors. The spacious double aspect kitchen/breakfast room has a range of solid oak units under granite worktops, Belfast sink with mixer tap, Range master cooker, integrated dishwasher, pantry style cupboard and feature inglenook fireplace with inset gas log burner. This provides a fine focal point to the room which opens into a small hallway with original front door and oak staircase leading to the first floor. Adjacent to the kitchen is a cosy triple aspect reception which enjoys pleasant views over the garden, open inglenook fire place and inset storage cupboard with oak door. The main access is from the side of the property and leads into an internal lobby area with attractive Bethersden marble floor, door to rear garden, cloakroom, temperature controlled wine store and door to Master bedroom. This light and spacious room with double doors opening onto terrace has multiple built in wardrobes and a modern en suite wet room fully tiled with hand wash basin.
FIRST FLOOR Upstairs the first floor landing has a staircase to the 2nd floor. Bedroom two has original wooden floors exposed beams and fitted wardrobe and an en suite bathroom with wooden flooring, panelled bath, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, exposed beams, part tiled walls, Velux window and WC. Bedroom three is double aspect and enjoys views toward the gardens, original wooden flooring, attractive cast iron fire place with tiled hearth and brick surround.
SECOND FLOOR On the second floor there is a landing which leads to an attic bedroom with storage cupboard and desk space with shelving into alcove. Also on this floor is a large family bathroom including panelled bath with shower attachment, wooden flooring, heated towel rail, hand wash basin and WC.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via a five bar gate onto a large driveway providing ample parking. To the left of the driveway is an open cart barn with closed garage for up to 3 cars [one closed], log store to the side and a modern annexe/guest suite above with bedroom, bathroom and kitchen facilities, ideal also for holiday lets. To the rear of the cart barn is a small garden and pond. On the right side of the driveway is an orchard providing an array of fruit trees including Apple, Pear, Plum and Peach and Cobb nuts. As you approach the house there is a bridge over a stream which has a rockery on the far bank and provides a wonderful feature. The gardens at Stonebridgelands are an absolute delight and feature colour themed herbaceous borders, and a cutting garden to the front partly laid to lawn featuring well stocked deep beds filled with Alstromeria, Gladioli, Dahlias roses and Lavender. This garden includes a circular terrace with a surrounding Rose hedge, mature asparagus beds and an abundance of flowers from early spring to late autumn.To the rear of the property is a block of three stables incorporating a utility room with space and plumbing for several appliances, fitted units, worktops and sink unit, to the rear of the block is access to a wild flower meadow/ paddock suitable for horses.
- Period property with outline planning for a 3 bedroom detached.
- Beautiful Grade II listed family home
- Annexe/Guest Suite with kitchen and shower room
- 3 acres of beautiful grounds and a paddock
- Stables. garaging, sheds and cart barn
- Fabulous retained character features
- 4 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms in main dwelling
- Stunning kitchen/dining room with mellow beams
- Views over your own land and beyond
- Close to Ashford International Main Line Station