ATTRACTIVE CHARACTER BARN WITH THREE/FOUR BEDROOMS!
BEAUTIFUL FITTED KITCHEN, ITALIAN SLATE FLOORS, STUNNING BATHROOM
PRETTY GARDENS WITH SECLUSION, FARMLAND VIEWS TO FRONT
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGING AND SPACIOUS DRIVEWAY
This attractive brick and timber barn dating from the 1880s was converted in 1985 and now offers wonderful character accommodation in this rural location. With two super reception rooms, a sizeable study/fourth bedroom and a beautiful fitted kitchen installed in 2014, the ground floor offers plenty of space for everyone. On the first floor there is a wonderful master bedroom with en suite and two further bedrooms, as well as a stunning family bathroom refurbished in 2015. There are far reaching views from the front of the property to the church at Collier Street. The windows are leaded light and double glazed and the central heating is oil fired with a recently fitted Worcester Bosch boiler. The floors are of Italian slate on the ground floor giving a quality feel to the property. The rear garden is small and manageable and is part lawn and part patio with a brick retainer wall. There is a driveway and gate to the side with parking area in front of the detached double garage. The external walls are dry lined and insulated, and the present owner has installed flood defences at the property.
Gravel drive with a five bar gate leading to:-
UPVC front door into:-
with double glazed floor to ceiling windows to side of front door and feature beam over, two radiators and stairs to first floor. Ceiling light. Beautiful Italian slate tiled floor.
with wooden door and double glazed window to side. Radiator. White suite of wash basin and close coupled toilet. Tiled flooring.
11’9 x 9’4 A lovely double aspect room with feature wooden beam,wooden door and double glazed windows to front and side. Radiator. Ceiling light.Tiled flooring.
22’3 x 17’8 with wooden door and two double glazed windows to front. Radiator. Wood-burner set in attractive brick fireplace with wooden mantle over and tiled hearth. Ceiling lights. Tiled flooring.
12’10 x 12’6 with wooden door and two double glazed windows to rear. Feature tall radiator. Beautifully fitted with a range of wall and floor units in ‘bone white’ with contrasting ‘Astro quartz’ black worktops. Ceramic sink. Stoves Range cooker with 5 ring induction hob and extractor over. Central island with cupboards and drawers. Dish-washer. Spot lights. Green tiled flooring. Loft hatch.
10’9 x 9’1 with wooden door and double glazed stable style door to rear. Double glazed window to rear. Radiator. Fitted with wall and floor units in ‘bone white’ with contrasting black worktops. Stainless steel sink. Units and boot locker with seat. Consumer unit in cupboard new in 2015. Worcester boiler. Space for washing machine. Green tiled flooring.
12’10 x 8’4Feature brick archway from kitchen and double glazed French doors leading into the garden. Radiator. Ceiling light. Green tiled flooring.
with beams to wall and wooden balustrade. Radiator. Loft hatch to part boarded loft with light and lapsed permission to convert to two further bedrooms. Airing cupboard with tank and shelves, further cupboard. Ceiling light. Fitted carpet.
12’10 x 11’9with wooden door and double glazed window to front. Radiator. Walk in cupboard/dressing room area with radiator and hanging space and shelves. Wall lights. Fitted carpet.
with single glazed window to side. White suite of close coupled toilet, wash basin and tiled shower cubicle with a power shower. Heated towel rail. Cork flooring.
11’8 x 10’4A beautiful double aspect room with leaded light double glazed windows to front and side. Radiator. Ceiling light. Fitted carpet.
10’11 x 8’1 with double glazed window to front. Radiator. Ceiling light. Fitted carpet.
9’1 x 7’7 with double glazed window to side. White suite of bath, close coupled toilet, and wash basin with cupboards underneath. Heated towel rail. Wood effect flooring
The barn is approached to the side over a tarmac and gravel driveway. To the front are raised flood preventative brick walls and the driveway is also raised from the road.
To the rear is a super detached double garage with two double doors and a personal door, with light and power. There could be potential, given necessary permission to convert the roof into a home office or similar. Paved pathway leads to a secluded paved patio area with brick wall boundary and decorative screening. A low brick wall with steps leads to a raised lawn with established shrubs and hedged boundaries.
The property is set in the popular Wealden hamlet of Collier Street close to Marden, with its range of local shops and amenities. The mainline station there provides excellent commuter services to both London (approx 1 hour) and the coast. Both the county town of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells are about 20 minutes drive away, offering a wider range of shopping, leisure and educational options. There is a primary school in Collier Street and an excellent doctor’s surgery and dentist in Marden and there are several excellent pubs in the area.
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