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Woodchurch, Nr Tenterden, Kent

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5 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Ashford

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  • Beautifully Presented Substantial Family Home
  • Stunning Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room
  • Three Reception Rooms & Games Room Cellar
  • Five En-Suite Bedrooms
  • Triple Garage with Store
  • Double Garage with Store
  • Stable
  • Established Gardens Of 2.5 Acres (tbv)
  • Further Land by Negotiation

Sandhill House is a beautifully presented detached country house, lovingly extended and renovated with many original features. Amazing bespoke hand built kitchen/breakfast/family room, Laundry room. Reception hall, study, drawing room, panelled dining room and cellar with games room & bar. Principal bedroom suite with dressing room & bathroom. Four further double bedrooms all en-suite. Set in some 2.5 acres of manicured grounds with garaging, outbuildings and stable.

Located on the outskirts of the village of Woodchurch, only four miles from the Kent market town of Tenterden and six miles from Ashford. The property has been extended and renovated by the vendors to an extremely high standard with no expense spared yet it retains many original features.

Sandhill House is set in some 2.5 acres of glorious manicured gardens with double garage, triple carport with useful room above, stable and further outbuilding. Further adjacent land maybe available by separate negotiation.

Location: Woodchurch is a delightfully positioned rural village some 6 miles from the market town of Ashford and 4 miles from Tenterden. Woodchurch became firmly established during the 13th century when its large church 'All Saints' was built of locally quarried ragstone. The windmill that overlooks the village commands extensive views over the Walland marshes to the English Channel coastline. It is a fine example of a Kentish smock mill and was originally one of a pair of windmills standing on this site, known locally as The Twins. The windmill is still open throughout the summer and is accessible via a footpath that passes between the village pubs. The village green is still the centre-point of the community; home to football, tennis and cricket clubs, Tenterden Golf Club is just a short distance away.

Locality: The village has a few shops and some welcoming hostelry's including The Bonny Cravat, The Six Bells and the King's Head. Further shopping facilities are to be found in nearby towns of Tenterden and Rye.including supermarkets, theatres, cinemas, restaurants and bars. Ashford is some 6 miles away offering a wider variety of in and out of town shopping.

Ideally positioned for the commuter is Ashford International (some 6 miles away) providing services to London Bridge, Waterloo, Charing Cross and Cannon Street. as well as a fast service to St. Pancras and Europe.

The Motorway network (M20) can be easily accessed at Junction 9 and 10 near Ashford.

Kent is renowned for the quality, choice and commitment to excellence of its educational system in both the public and private sector. Noteworthy schools in the area include: Ashford School and Sutton Valence independent schools (both preparatory and senior) and the Ashford Grammar Schools. Sandhill House is also well placed for Benenden(girls), Tonbridge(boys) Schools and King's in Canterbury.

Accomodation List: Porch, entrance hall, cloakroom, drawing room with library area, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast/family room, laundry room, pantry, games room/cellar. Split level landing, master suite with dressing room & en-suite bath/shower room, 4 further double bedrooms all en-suite. Three bay cart barn with room above, detached double garage with room above, workshop, stables. Gardens & grounds of 2.5 acres (tbv).
Pathway with steps to part glazed door with panels to both sides to:

Entrance Hall: 4.29m x 2.5m (14'1 x 8'6'). Ceiling height: 2.75m (9'0) to the highest point. Wooden floor. Dado rail, decorative ceiling rose, coved ceiling. Archway to the kitchen. Stairs down to the wine cellar. Inset ceiling lighting. Double doors to:

Cloaks/Storage Cupboard: Large coat cupboard with built in heating.

Steps to:

Upper Hall:

Opens to:

Inner Hall: 8.20m x 1.70m (26'11 x 5'7) max. Ceiling height: 2.71m (8'11). Doors to drawing room and dining room. Dado rail. Coved ceiling. Door to:

Porch: 2.24m x 1.80m (7'4 x 5'11). Door to side, windows to both sides. Vaulted ceiling with wooden panelling, tiled floor.

Door to:

Cloakroom: Obscure glazed window to rear. Fitted with WC, wall mounted hand basin with chrome tap. Ceramic tiled floor.

Door to:

Study: 1.80m x 4.10m (5'11 x 13'). Ceiling height: 2.63m (8'8). Window to rear. Dado rail, decorative coving & ceiling rose. Range of book shelves. Door to dining room (not in use).

Archway to:

Kitchen / Breakfast / Family Room: 12.20m x 6.34m (40'0 x 20'10) max. Ceiling height: 2.32m (7'7). A state of the art, triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room with three windows to rear, Window to front. French doors leading to the terrace, two further sets of french doors leading to the side. Fitted with bespoke range of cream base and wall units with coordinating granite worktop over inset with ceramic sink, shower tap with steamer and filtered water. Three oven black AGA. Built in tray storage, wicker storage baskets. Samsung wine fridge with automatic lights. Corner fridge. Dresser with glazed glass shelved cupboards. Large central island with matching granite and oak worktop over, inset with a 5 ring gas Bosch hob with a extractor over, breakfast bar to side. Tiled floor with under floor heating. Recessed ceiling lights. Decorative coving, dado rail and ceiling roses. Built in speakers. Sitting area with TV point. Door to:

Pantry: Extensive shelving. Overhead storage cupboards. Tiled floor.

Laundry Room: 2.05m x 2.61m (6'9 x 8'7) max. Window and door to rear. Fitted with cream cupboards with wooden worktops over inset with stainless steel sink unit. Eye level cupboard above. Ceiling light.

Dining Room: 4.32m x 5.50m (14'2 x 18'1) max. Ceiling height: 8'11'' (2.73m) max. Bay window to the side with built in window seat and concealed radiator. A beautiful formal dining room with a stunning stone fireplace on a matching stone hearth. Painted wooden three quarter panelling to the walls.

Drawing Room: 8.00m x 4.19m (26'3 x 13'9) max. Ceiling height: 2.72m (8'11) max. This impressive triple aspect room with bay window with built in window seat with concealed radiator enjoying views to the side, two windows to front and French doors opening to the paved terrace at the
other side. Wooden fireplace inset with ornate cast iron surround with wood
burning stove on stone hearth. Dado rail, picture rail, decorative ceiling roses and coved ceiling. Built in speakers. Archway through to the Library area, fitted with extensive range of bookshelves and cupboards.

From the entrance hall, stairs down to archway opening to:

Lower Ground Floor:

Games Room/Cellar: 7.73m x 3.60m (25'4 x 11'10) max. Ceiling Height: 1.98m (6'6) max. Ornate solid wood carved corner bar with sink. Brock wine storage. Inset ceiling lights. Dado rail.

First Floor Landing: 13.20m x 4.91m (43'4 x 16'1) max. A grand bifurcating staircase. Three windows to the front. Decorative ceiling rose and coving, picture rail, dado rail. Doors lead to all first floor rooms. Stunning decorative archway. Exposed brick work of original chimney. BT point. Built in shelving and bookcases. Inset ceiling lights. Loft hatch.

Master Bedroom: 6.49m x 6.89m (21'4 x 22'7) max. Ceiling height:2.60m (8'6) max. Triple aspect room with two windows to the rear, two sets of French doors to front and side both with Juliette balconies enjoying far reaching views. Decorative ceiling rose. Picture rail. Wall lights. Feature curved wall. Underfloor heating. Double doors to:

Dressing Room: 4.58m x 2.10m (15'0 x 6'11) max. With double part glazed doors to:

En-Suite: Window to the rear. Fitted with 'his and hers' wash basins set on oak storage unit with glass shelf over, WC, bidet and freestanding double ended bath on raised dais. Anti-mist mirrors and LED touch sensor lights. Spacious walk in Aqualisa shower with detachable head. Built in shelving and storage. Tiled floor.

Bedroom Two: 5.20m x 4.23m (17'1 x 13'11) max. Ceiling height: 2.54m (8'4) max. Double aspect room, bay window with built in window seat
with concealed radiator enjoying views to the side, window to front. Ornate cast iron fireplace set on tiled hearth with decorative tiled slips. Underfloor heating. Door to:

En-Suite: Window to side. Fitted with wash basin with chrome taps, WC, walk in Aqualisa shower, Inset ceiling lights. Anti-mist mirror with LED touch sensors to activate. Chrome ladder style heated towel rail.

Bedroom Three: 4.55m x 3.39m (14'11 x 11'1) max. Ceiling height: 8'2'' (2.40m) max. Double aspect room, bay window with built in window seat with concealed radiator to side, window to rear. Ceiling rose, decorative cornicing. Ornate cast iron fireplace on stone hearth. Door to wardrobe cupboard with shelves and automatic lighting. Door to:

En-Suite: Window to rear. Fitted with square wash basin with chrome tap, walk in tiled Aqualisa shower, WC. Inset ceiling lights. Tiled walls and floor. Chrome ladder style heated towel rail.

Bedroom Four: 3.79m x 4.27m (12'5 x 14'0) max. Ceiling height: 2.30m (7'7) max. Window to rear. Decorative ceiling rose. TV point. Wardrobe cupboard with automatic lights. Opening to:

Study/ Dressing Area: 2.07m x 1.66m (6'9 x 5'5) max. Ceiling height: 2.59m (8'6) max. With space for wardrobe or desk. Door to:

En-suite: Window to rear. Fitted with wash hand basin with storage cupboards below, WC, tiled Aqualisa shower, corner bath. Anti-mist and touch sensitive LED lit mirrors. Decorative cornicing. Chrome ladder style heated towel rail. Tiled floor.

Bedroom Five: 4.55m x 3.39m (14'11 x 11'1) Ceiling height: 2.56m (8'5) max. Window to the front. TV point. Door to:

En-Suite: Window to the front. Fitted with wash hand basin, WC, Aqualisa shower. Chrome, ladder style heated towel rail.

Outside: The property is approached through electronic gates onto an extensive gravelled driveway with central planted island. The wrap around garden is mainly laid to lawn with attractive flower beds, shrubs and trees. Paved steps with planted pergola leads up to the paved terrace to the front. The driveway and the terrace area have concealed lighting and speakers creating the perfect entertainment space.

From the paved terrace area a gravelled pathway leads to the:

Triple Bay Cart Lodge: 8.88m x 5. 86m (29'2 x 19'3) max. An open fronted oak framed Cart Lodge . Power connected. Attached log store to side. Room above with potential for games room or home office.

Double Garage: 6.05m x 6.26m (19'10 x 20'6) max. Double doors to the front. Light and power connected. Storage room above. Door to the rear giving access to the garden, obscure glazed window to side.

The driveway continues on to the:

Stable Block: 3.29m x 4.55m (10'10 x 14'11) max. Ceiling height: 3.76m (12'4) max. Two wood-framed stables with concrete floor.

Shed: 6.00m x 2.22m (19'8 x 7'3) max. Ceiling height: 1.96m (6'5) max.
A useful space with power connected.

The property sits in approximately 2.5 acres of gardens & grounds. Further land maybe available by separate negotiation.

Services: Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

EPC Rating: 'D'

Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council.

Council Tax Band: 'G'

Directions: Heading north on the A28, Tenterden High St, proceed over the East Cross traffic lights (at the junction with Recreation Ground Rd) and then immediately turn right into Oaks Road. After a short distance turn left into Golden Square and continue to the junction. Cross over into the Woodchurch Rd, B2067 and continue for 2.6 miles. The property will be found on the left hand side of the road.

From junction 9 M20 proceed in a southerly direction signposted Tenterden on the A28 Continue on this road through Great Chart, Bethersden and High Halden. Approaching Tenterden turn left into Beacon Oak Rd, B2080 signposted Woodchurch and Appledore. After a short distance turn left into the Woodchurch Rd, B2067. Continue for 2.6 miles and the property will be found on the left hand side of the road.

Property Ref: 577920_103096001879


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