Guide Price £1,800,000
A rare opportunity to purchase this elegant 4 bedroom detached country residence set within approximately 17 acres of grounds, in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the North Downs. In addition to the main house this property includes an impressive indoor swimming pool, conservatory, beautiful walled front garden, paddocks and outbuildings. There is also an attached 2 bedroom cottage which is currently used as staff accommodation.
The house benefits from some period features including sash windows. In recent years a lift has been installed, providing stair free access to the first floor.
The ground floor accommodation comprises entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, study, utility room, walk-in pantry, boot room and conservatory. Stairs from the rear hall lead down to the cellar. The first floor includes a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, second bedroom with en suite shower room, 2 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The Cottage accommodation comprises entrance porch, kitchen, triple aspect living room, bathroom and 2 double bedrooms and can be accessed via a second driveway.
The stunning purpose built pool house has a vaulted ceiling and 4 sets of sliding glazed doors which open onto a large patio and the rear gardens beyond. Inside you will find a luxurious 10 metre moulded pool with spar tub and jets, there are 2 changing booths, a shower, wc and a boiler room, all of which can be accessed internally. Adjacent to the pool house is a large attached garage with electric up and over door and internal door to the utility room.
The house is set centrally within attractive grounds which include a walled front garden with summer house, aviary, circular driveway, a greenhouse, paddocks and a field, in all approximately 17.3 acres. The field is subject to a public footpath at the southern end. Additional outbuildings include a red brick stable block and workshops with double leaf timber garage doors and a field shelter in one of the paddocks. There is an electric five bar gate at the front of the property and further security gate beyond.
The nearby rural village of Stelling Minnis boasts a popular pub/restaurant, local post office/stores, primary school and a large Common ideal for walks and picnics. The nearby village of Lyminge offers primary schools, pub, doctor’s surgery and a golf course. The B2068 Stone Street provides excellent access to the M20 motorway, Channel Tunnel, A2 and the Cathedral city of Canterbury. Ashford International Station is within 30 minutes’ drive providing fast trains to London St Pancras and the continent via Eurostar.
- Elegant detached country home
- Set within approximately 17.3 acres
- Stunning indoor swimming pool
- Walled garden and summer house
- Additional 2 bedroom cottage
- Paddocks and field
- Large garage
- Workshops and stables
- Rural location
- Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty