This fine detached twin roundel converted oast is set well away from the road off a private lane on the outskirts of town. The oast now has a stunning interior combining its original period character with imaginative contemporary style. Throughout there are many notable features some of which include the following:-
The superb open plan sitting and dining area totals 46ft in length with an attractive central staircase with glass balustrading. There are limestone tiles with underfloor heating and in the sitting area a wood burning stove. There are two pairs of double doors to the garden and doors to the two roundel rooms.
A wide archway leads to the kitchen/breakfast room which is well fitted and equipped with long solid wood work tops and matching island unit/breakfast bar with an extensive range of cupboards with skirting lights, double butler sink, Falcon range cooker with extractor hood over, a dresser style unit, further cupboards either side of a space for American style food store, door to garden, velux windows and limestone tiled flooring with underfloor heating. The utility room has solid wood worktops, a deep butler sink and cupboard containing the LPG boiler.
There are two excellent roundel rooms one a family room with a fireplace and wood burner and door to the garden. The other a study with an excellent range of purpose made curved book shelves and cupboards and a fireplace with a Jetmaster fire.
The delightful principal bedroom has a high vaulted and beamed ceiling and a door to a superb well fitted bathroom with separate shower cubicle and door to the fitted dressing room.
The roundel bedrooms both have ingenious galleried mezzanine floors and the guest bedroom an en suite shower room. The family bathroom is a good size, is well fitted and also has a separate shower cubicle. The bathrooms have under floor heating.
Individual features such as the spotlighting throughout, wiring and speakers for a sound system, custom made oak windows and doors, the limestone flooring and skirting lighting all add to the outstanding quality of the house.
Set off a private lane on the west side of Cranbrook the property adjoins fields but is within easy reach of the town either by car or a footpath nearby. Cranbrook provides an excellent range of shops and amenities and importantly is within the Cranbrook School Catchment Area a highly regarded co-educational boarding and day grammar school. Further schools in the area include St Ronan’s, Marlborough House and Dulwich. Staplehurst station is about 5.4 miles for trains to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Canon Street about 51 minutes. Ashford International for Eurostar is about 18 miles fastest journey time to London St Pancras 36 minutes.
The house is approached from the private lane via a 5 bar gate with an entry system to the house. The drive is flanked by lawn and leads to a parking area by the house. There is also access to the timber garage and store. At the rear of the house on the west facing side there are paved terraces further lawn and a pond. The gardens are well screened by mature trees and in all totals about 1.2 acres.
Staplehurst station – 5.4 miles (London Bridge 50 mins) Cranbrook High Street – 2.5 miles, Hawkhurst – 5.8 miles, Tunbridge Wells – 13.1 miles, Ashford International -18 miles, Gatwick – 36.4 miles, Central London – 50 miles
Large Open Plan Siting and Dining Areas
Roundel Family Room
Principal Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom and Dressing Room
Guest Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room
2 Roundel Bedrooms with Mezzanine Floors