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Summerhill, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17

Offers in excess of £1,400,000


5 Beds 3 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: CRA190027


  • Quiet rural location
  • Beautifully presented
  • Cranbrook School catchment
  • Marden Station 2 miles
  • Flanked by countryside
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Garage with Office over
  • About an Acre


A striking granary conversion providing circa 4,400 sq ft of accommodation in a quiet rural location * Cranbrook School catchment area * No Onward Chain * Finchurst Granary is a striking property converted from an agricultural building in the 1990's and latterly extended to provide spacious family accommodation of 4,400 sq ft. The property is set in a small rural enclave along with the original farmhouse and oast creating a delightful setting, surrounded by Wealden countryside. Internally the property provides well presented living space displaying original oak beams and timbers complemented by solid oak flooring and internal doors, natural limestone flooring and neutral décor throughout. All principle rooms are double or triple aspect creating a bright and airy atmosphere and taking advantage of the outlook. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging and trees along with established flower beds. There is a stone terrace which can be accessed from the drawing room, snug and breakfast room, ideal for summer entertaining and there is also a further decked area. The gardens and grounds are flanked by open farmland and provide a peaceful setting for recreation and relaxation. The property also benefits from a Heritage style double garage which has power and light in situ and there is an attached car port. Above, accessed by an external staircase is a vaulted home office with a lovely outlook plus a shower room. FEATURES - Inviting drawing room with open inglenook fireplace arranged open plan to dining room - Spacious TV/family room with stairs leading to two first floor bedrooms and shower room - Snug with electric ''wood-burner' and study with extensive bookshelves and external door - Kitchen with stylish painted cabinets, granite worktops and oil fired Aga arranged open plan to breakfast room - Utility room and boot room both with generous built in storage cabinets - ground floor w.c. - Master bedroom with integral wardrobes and stairs to en suite bathroom - Five further bedrooms - the guest suite is accessed via a secondary staircase from the TV/family room - Well appointed family bathroom and en suites - Double garage with car port plus first floor office and shower room - Landscaped gardens including paddock totalling just over an acre SITUATION Finchurst Granary is set in a wonderful location, flanked by open farmland on the periphery of the picturesque hilltop village of Goudhurst and within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village benefits from a good range of local shops and several notable public houses and restaurants along with Risebridge Health and Sports Club. Comprehensive shopping and amenities are on hand at Tunbridge Wells. Numerous state and private schools in the vicinity catering for children of all ages include Goudhurst and Kilndown C of E Primary School, Bethany School at Goudhurst, Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook, At Ronans and Marlborough House at Hawhurst, Sutton Valence Junior and Senior Schools and The High Weald Academy at Cranbrook. There are also numerous secondary and grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Maidstone. The property is close to Harpers nursery and is set in the highly regarded Cranbrook School catchment area. Nearby Marden Station provides frequent commuter services to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street with journey times from under an hour. The M20 gives access to Ashford and the ports and also to the M25 to Gatwick and Heathrow Airports. Marden Station 2 miles M20 10 miles London 42 miles (All distances are approximate) PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating supplemented by under floor heating in the kitchen/dining room, family room, utility room and boot room. Mains electricity and water. Private drainage system. Office: Electric heating system, mains electricity and water. - Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. - Council Tax band (2018/19): Currently G. - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. AGENTS NOTES i) Planning permission has been granted for the erection of a 2 bay cart lodge: Planning Permission No 17/03246/FULL. ii) Joint maintenance arrangements exist in respect of the approaching driveway. iii) There is a public footpath that runs alongside the eastern boundary.