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Boy Court Lane, Headcorn, Kent, TN27

Guide price £1,650,000

5 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: CRA100080


  • Quiet Rural Setting
  • Headcorn Station 2.4 miles
  • M20 Motorway 6 miles
  • Unlisted Farmhouse
  • 3 Receptions
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Converted Oast
  • Period Barn
  • Swimming Pool
  • Circa 30 Acres


A wonderful unlisted period farmhouse with ancillary accommodation and outbuildings amid over 30 acres of land, set in a peaceful rural enclave. Little Boy Court is located in a most delightful setting along a no through lane on the outskirts of, but in close proximity to, Headcorn village and all the amenities that it offers including the main line station with direct links to London and coastal stations. Built in the mid 19th century with later additions built around thirty years ago, the house is a traditional brick constructed dwelling with white weather boarding under Kent peg tiles. The accommodation has many traditional features in place; inglenook fireplaces, farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room with oil fired Aga, wooden latch doors, tiled flooring throughout most of the ground floor and a storm porch side entrance. On the ground floor the cosy drawing room spans the full width of the property with triple aspect views whilst the addition of a conservatory garden room with flagstone flooring gives direct access to the garden through double French doors. On the first floor is a good sized master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and 4 further bedrooms, family bathroom and an additional bathroom which could be reconfigured to provide a sizeable en suite to the master bedroom. The gardens and grounds are a real feature of this property. Sitting amongst approximately 30.8 acres the immediate garden is mainly laid to lawn with pockets of informal planting and is bordered by mature trees, hedging and pasture land. A self contained bijou two bedroom converted oast and barn, which has provided rental income in the form of holiday lets over the years, is located across from the main house within its own pocket of fenced garden. An additional unconverted unlisted barn, currently used for garden and general storage, could provide further ancillary accommodation subject to any necessary planning consent(s). A summerhouse situated directly next to the house is currently being used as an office/craft studio but provides the ability for a number of uses. FEATURES - Storm porch - Reception hall - Drawing room - Kitchen/breakfast room - Dining room - Conservatory - Study - Utility room - Cloakroom - Master bedroom - Four further bedrooms - Two family bathroom - Self contained oast annexe - Unlisted period barn - Detached studio - Heated swimming pool - Circa 30.8 acres SITUATION Little Boy Court is set on the rural fringes of the village of Headcorn with countryside views to the front and rear. The village benefits from many local amenities and shops including a Sainsburys Local, doctors' surgery, dental surgery, hairdressers, post office, village pub and a main line station providing frequent rail services operating to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross (journey times from just under an hour). The M20 provides access to coastal towns such as Dover and Folkestone and the M25 for Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. State and private schools nearby include Headcorn Primary School, Sutton Valence Preparatory and Senior School, Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook and boys and girls grammar schools in Maidstone. Headcorn MLS 2.4 miles Maidstone 9.7 miles Tenterden 11 miles (All distances are approximate) DIRECTIONS From Headcorn railway station turn left onto the high street, continue past the church on the left hand side to the cross roads and then turn right into Kings Road. Continue along to the next left hand turn into Ulcombe Road. After approximately 1.2 miles you will come upon an unnamed ''no through' lane (Boy Court Lane) on your right. Follow the lane almost to the end - you will see the converted Oast on your right hand side with Little Boy Court accessed through a double five bar gate to your left. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating, mains water, private drainage. - Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council - Council Tax band (2018/19): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. AGENT'S NOTES I. Boy Court Lane is maintained by Maidstone Borough Council. II. All neighbouring properties contribute to the maintenance of the pipes providing mains water that cross over private land. III. A number of acres are currently being leased to a local farmer for grazing and hay. IV. Little Boy Court is being offered for sale as a whole, however, could by negotiation be sold in separate lots. VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01580 720000