Guide Price £1,000,000
Stunning Grade II Listed Farmhouse - Desirable Village Location
£1,000,000 - £1,100,000 Guide Price. Stunning Grade II Listed residence. Period charm with contemporary elegance. Substantial beautifully manicured gardens. Far reaching views. Substantial detached workshop. Tranquil village location. Lapsed planning consent. Excellent schooling options nearby. Easy access to road & rail networks.
Fine and Country are delighted to present this stunning Grade II Listed timber-framed farmhouse, nestled idyllically within the middle of its own gardens with far reaching views over the neighbouring farm lands beyond, providing a quite stunning setting to this unique and highly desirable family home.
Throughout this late 17th century property there remains striking evidence of its past, affording a fine blend of period charm and contemporary elegance. Exposed beams to many of the walls and ceilings, an imposing inglenook fireplace, vaulted ceiling and a feature mullioned window, in conjunction with well considered modern conveniences seamlessly integrated to provide the best of both worlds.
Appointed over three floors and currently configured with four/five bedrooms, a generous and versatile living arrangement is on offer. The ground floor is comprised of a generous reception hall, drawing room, study and play room/gym. A family/dining room shares a semi open-plan relationship with the kitchen and features an exposed brick fireplace, inset with a log burning stove. A contemporary bespoke fitted Harvey Jones kitchen exhibits a comprehensive range of base/draw units, granite work surfaces, a butler style sink, integrated dishwasher and an imposing four oven Aga. A substantial utility/boot room supports the kitchen and provides convenient access to the rear garden. A downstairs cloakroom provides practicality and completes the ground floor.
An attractive staircase rises to the first floor to provides access to the bedrooms. The master bedroom is flooded with light via double aspect windows, has a vaulted/beamed ceiling and benefits from a walk-in wardrobe. Also located on the ground floor, there are two further characterful double bedrooms, a luxurious shower room and additional contemporary bathroom with a freestanding role top bathtub, set upon claw and ball feet and a viewing window offering panoramic views over the rear garden and farmland beyond. A final staircase provides access to bedroom/s, four/five located on the second floor which benefit from the convenience of a W.C.
The property sits proudly within substantial front and rear gardens, predominantly laid to lawn with boundaries comprised of prolifically stocked beds exhibiting a range of specimen trees, mature shrubbery, herbaceous plants and an array of roses. A dedicated vegetable garden with raised beds and a green house is located to the far corner of the rear garden. Whilst a raised brick-built seating area to the rear of the house provides an ideal position in which to dine alfresco, relax and to take in the beautiful garden and open views beyond.
A significantly large detached timber framed workshop is positioned to the side of the house and could, (subject to the relevant planning permission) be converted to garaging.
A five bar wooden gate gives way to a long driveway dressed in fine shingle, leading to a large parking area sufficient for several vehicles.
An application for listed building consent for the erection of a part two storey part single storey rear extension. Permission Currently Lapsed.
Laddingford Village is situated approximately 7 miles from the County Town of Maidstone and is located approximately 8.5 miles from West Malling village, plus Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells are approximately 10 miles away. The local village of Paddock Wood also offers excellent shopping facilities, a Waitrose supermarket, Tesco Express, a butcher, a baker, banks, cafes, plus excellent access to London Bridge and Charing Cross via the mainline railway station.
There are many excellent and acclaimed schools within the local area, all accessible via school bus services. There is the private Rose Hill school in Tunbridge Wells, Sutton Valence School, Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange preparatory schools and Somerhill School in Tonbridge. There is also Maidstone Girls and Boys Grammar Schools, Skinners Boys Grammar and Tunbridge Wells Girls Grammar Schools, Judd Boys Grammar and Weald of Kent Girls Grammar and Tonbridge Girls Grammar and Dulwich Preparatory School in Cranbrook. There are also excellent local primary schools in Laddingford itself, plus Yalding.
- £1,000,000 - £1,100,000 Guide Price
- Stunning Grade II Listed Residence
- Period Charm With Contemporary Elegance
- Substantial Beautifully Manicured Gardens
- Far Reaching Views
- Substantial Detached Workshop
- Tranquil Village Location
- Lapsed Planning Consent
- Excellent Schooling Options Nearby
- Easy Access to Road & Rail Networks