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A charming and characterful Grade II listed country property with detached annexe set in a tranquil rural location Snap Mill is a delightful Grade II listed country house, probably dating from medieval times and enlarged in the 17th to 19th centuries creating a welcoming and comfortable home in an enviable setting. Internally, the inviting accommodation displays a wealth of beams and timbers, inglenook fireplaces and original oak floor boards in addition to leaded light, multi paned and internal feature windows. Large picture windows at the front take advantage of good levels of natural light and the accommodation benefits from an all round attractive outlook over the gardens. The property has been subject to various improvements in recent times, including the addition of limestone flooring and handmade light fittings in the kitchen and a luxuriously appointed bathroom with slipper bath. Outside, the property nestles amid established gardens and grounds. Mainly laid to lawn, they feature well stocked beds and borders in addition to a natural pond which encourages a host of wildlife visitors to the garden. Snap Mill Barn sits on a small island to the side of the main house. It provides well proportioned one bedroom accommodation and offers a useful income potential. The ground floor is largely open plan comprising a sitting room, fitted kitchen and dining area with French doors give access to a small area of garden outside. There is also a vaulted bedroom, shower room and small study/store room. There is a Heritage style timber framed garage, comprising two open parking bays and a workshop with power and light connected. FEATURES - Sitting room with inglenook fireplace and wood-burner - Dining room also with inglenook and wood-burner - Conservatory with smart bespoke plantation shutters - Study with built in storage cupboards - Fitted kitchen with oak cabinets and vaulted ceiling - Master bedroom with contemporary en suite shower room - Three further double bedrooms (one on ground floor) - Luxurious family bathroom and ground floor shower room - Established landscaped gardens with natural pond - Heritage style garage with two open bays and workshop SNAP MILL BARN - Open plan sitting room, fitted kitchen and dining area - Small study/storage room - Vaulted double bedroom with velux windows - Modern shower room SITUATION Snap Mill is located in a truly tranquil and tucked away location, along a private no through road surrounded by open farmland. A public footpath/bridleway along the drive gives access to a network of walks through open farmland. The picturesque village of Smarden is set within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It offers a number of local services comprising post office/general store, butchers, primary school, the historic Parish Church of St Michael the Archangel and several village inns and country pubs including the historic Smarden Bell. Nearby Headcorn and Tenterden offer a good range of local shops and amenities. There are excellent schools in the area catering for children of all ages in both the state and private sector. These include Smarden Primary School, Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre at Tenterden, numerous Grammar Schools at Ashford and Maidstone plus Sutton Valence Junior and Senior Schools, Benenden Girls School, Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook and Ashford School. Nearby Headcorn and Pluckley Stations offer frequent services to London Bridge, Waterloo East and Charing Cross with journey times from 57 minutes and 1 hour 6 minutes respectively. Alternatively, Ashford International operates to London St Pancras with the high speed service offering journey times of only 38 minutes and also to the continent. Pluckley 2.5 miles Headcorn 6 miles M20 Motorway 8 miles Ashford International Station 9 miles (All distances are approximate) PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Snap Mill - Oil fired central heating. Mains electricity and water. Private drainage system. LPG gas hob. Snap Mill Barn - LPG gas heating. Mains electricity and water. Private drainage system. - Snap Mill benefits from access over the driveway, which is owned by Mainly Wood House. The owners of Snap Mill contributes towards maintenance costs. - Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council. Tax bands (2018/19): House G - Annexe B. - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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Guide price £995,000