This fine, elegant detached house dates from the 1930’s with a later addition and now provides outstanding, beautifully presented, family accommodation enjoying far reaching views. Throughout the house there many exceptional features, some of which include the following:-
• The reception hall with its oak double front doors, polished parquet flooring and attractive staircase, creates an excellent first impression. From here there are double doors to the dining room and a door to the very elegant, well proportioned, L shaped drawing room with its wide bay window, French Doors to the south facing terrace and attractive open fireplace. The dining room also has a wide bay window and an attractive open fireplace.
• The kitchen/breakfast room is outstanding and has recently been beautifully re-fitted and equipped to include a long central island and breakfast bar with quartz top, cupboards and drawer under and integrated oven. There are long, quartz worktops to the side with a further range of cupboards and drawers under, integrated appliances and a five oven Aga. There is a double aspect outlook and French Doors to the garden. There are doors to a useful pantry and the family room which has polished wood flooring and outlook to the front.
• On the first floor there is a delightful principal bedroom with a bay window enjoying the views, an extensive range of wardrobe cupboards and a large en suite bathroom with a shower cubicle, bath and twin basins. Adjoining is a dressing room or nursery if required. The guest bedroom has a beautifully fitted shower room en suite.
• There are four further bedrooms, three enjoying the views to the rear and all served by an excellent, well fitted family bathroom.
The house is set on the south-west outskirts of the village, within its very attractive gardens and grounds and with outstanding views to the south, over the Kent countryside. In Hawkurst there are local shops, a Waitrose supermarket, Kino cinema, pubs and restaurants. There are more comprehensive shopping facilities in Tunbridge Wells and Cranbrook. Schooling in the area includes Malborough House, St. Roman’s and Bricklehurst Manor preparatory schools, plus Cranbrook, Benenden, Sutton Valence, Bede’s and Angley senior schools. Recreational amenities in the area include a number of golf courses, water sports, fishing and sailing at Bewl Water and permit riding at Bedgebury Forest.
To the front the house is set back and well screened from the road and from the drive there is a wide parking and turning area with a detached double garage to the side. To the rear on the south side, there are wide expanses of sweeping lawn leading down to the swimming pool, with its paved surrounds and pool pavilion to one end and to the side there is a hard tennis court. Throughout the garden there are many fine mature trees, long shrub beds and a paved terrace by the house, all providing a beautiful park like setting for the house. In all about 1.5 acres.
Elegant detached country house
Grounds extend to approximately 1.5 acres
Swimming pool and tennis court
Charming views to the rear
Situated on the edge of the vibrant village of Hawkhurst
Cranbrook School Catchment Area