A wonderful detached BARN CONVERSION set in a LARGE GARDENS with outstanding RURAL VIEWS set in a private location in the beautiful hamlet of EAST BRABOURNE. In addition to the main house, there is a high quality DETACHED ANNEXE, Garage and a further detached home office.
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The property comprises two principle buildings The Barn and The Granary; Converted in the 1980s, Church Barn occupies a wonderfully secluded position within the idyllic hamlet of East Brabourne. Set within a large plot and enjoying superb rural views across open countryside, the property is beautifully presented and features exposed beams , fine Oak joinery with matching large double glazed windows, bringing in plenty of natural light.
The front door opens into a bright Hallway, double aspect Drawing Room with stunning double height ceiling, open fire and French doors to the Garden, Sitting Room with spiral stairs to a separate Study/Play Room/ bedroom, Utility Room with door to garden, Stunning Triple-Aspect Kitchen/Family Room with Aga and door to the Garden, Bathroom, Double bedroom.
Upstairs there is a Master Suite with Bathroom, Dressing Area and a Gallery Landing, looking down on to the main Drawing Room.
It should be noted that the house offers scope for reverting to its original layout in order to create more bedrooms within the main house, and that the vendors have planning permission in place for a double height sun loggia off the Drawing Room.
The Granary is a self-contained building in the same style as the Barn and offers a Living Room/Kitchen, Bathroom and Double Bedroom and Garage/Workshop on the ground floor as well as a Study, Bedroom and WC on the first floor. It is a versatile building for family use or alternatively it could be let out in order to gain income, subject to permission.
Outside, the property is approached down a private driveway and offers plenty of parking. The large, private gardens are a mixture of mature beds, various seating areas, a seasonal pond and further areas laid to lawn. The Gardens enjoy a sunny, south-westerly aspect and uninterrupted rural views. There is a delightful Garden Room with WC and shower, which would make an ideal home office, as well as Sheds and a Summer House.
Services: Mains Water and Electricity, Oil Fired Central Heating, Private Drainage.
East Brabourne is a charming hamlet nestled beneath the North Downs on the edge of the AONB and in a conservation area , with its Norman Church, the excellent Five Bells Pub and also easy access the the primary schools in Brabourne, Smeeth & Stowting and a local shop.
The nearby market town of Ashford offers excellent recreational and shopping facilities. Vibrant Canterbury with its many cultural activities is 12 miles away.
The M20 can be easily accessed from Junction 10 with 10a currently under construction. Ashford international station offers high speed trains to London St Pancras in just 36 minutes, as well as direct access to the Continent. There is also a wide range of other train services serving London and the South East generally.