This delightful, detached period house which dates originally from around 1550/1560 is Grade II listed and includes many period features of the time. Many rooms have fine beams and timbers but with good ceiling heights. Further points of particular note include the following:-
• In the well proportioned sitting room, which has outlooks on two sides, there is a fine Inglenook fireplace with two attractive small windows either side of a central brick canopy. The dining room which is a good size, has oak polished parquet flooring and stairs to the first floor.
• The kitchen/breakfast room also a good size, is well fitted and equipped. With long work surfaces, with an extensive range of cupboards and draws under, integrated appliances and terracotta tiled flooring. Off this room is the family room with double door to a covered, decked terrace and adjoining is the study with fitted desk unit and the well fitted bathroom, with corner bath and separate shower cubicle.
• On the first floor there is a spacious landing with good eaves storage, an excellent principal bedroom with a range of wardrobe cupboards, two further double bedrooms and a single bedroom, all served by a family bathroom.
The house is approached through double gates to a wide parking and turning area and is just on the edge of Five Oak Green, which has a primary school and a general store. Paddock Wood nearby, has an excellent range of local shops as well as a Waitrose supermarket. Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge both have very extensive, excellent shopping facilities and amenities and both have highly regarded grammar schools for girls and boys. Mainline railway stations within easy reach include Paddock Wood and Tonbridge for services to Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street. For road communications the A21 is about 6 miles for a direct route to the M25 national motorway network.
The house is set centrally in its attractive, well screened gardens which comprise sweeping areas of lawn, a paved terrace on two sides of the house and shrub beds. At the front there is a wide parking and turning circle round a central shrub bed with a detached brick build garage at one end. There is an excellent indoor swimming pool and adjoining, is a delightful summerhouse with a veranda, kitchen area and cloakroom. In all about 1 acre.
Tunbridge Wells – 6 miles; Tonbridge – 5 miles; Paddock Wood Mainline Station (London Bridge 46 minutes) – 1.75 miles; Sevenoaks – 13 miles; Gatwick Airport – 30 miles; Central London – 40 miles; Channel Tunnel Terminal – 47 miles. (All distances are approximate)
Characterful Grade II Listed Farmhouse
Covered Swimming Pool
Charming Rap-Around Garden
Adjoining Open Fields/Orchards
Close To Village