Guide price £1,350,000
A SPACIOUS AND INDIVIDUAL FAMILY HOME SET IN AN IDYLLIC PEACEFUL LOCATION AMID CIRCA 3 ACRES * NO ONWARD CHAIN * CRANBROOK SCHOOL CATCHMENT AREA * Oakhurst House is situated in the most idyllic setting along a quiet no through country lane surrounded by trees and with its own small lake. Free roaming wild deer are known to make frequent visits to the grounds. The property is a good sized family home with a spacious open plan kitchen/breakfast room leading through to the large dining hall with vaulted ceiling. The sitting room, with dual aspect windows to front and rear, benefits from a fireplace fitted with wood burning stove, with the wood stock supplied entirely from the surrounding woodland. There are five bedrooms located on the first floor, one is currently being used as an office. A substantial attic space, which spans the whole length of the property, is accessed via its own staircase and provides an abundance of additional storage space with built in cupboards and a bijou bathroom and wc. The gently sloping landscaped gardens are mainly laid to lawn with pockets of planting, shrubbery and bordered by many mature and majestic trees. A paved terrace wraps around two sides of the property providing ideal outside dining and entertaining space. The lake to the rear of the property is filled with an abundance of goldfish and the recent addition of grass carp, and is home to a number of breeding ducks enjoying the newly installed floating duck house. A brick built double garage and garden store has the added bonus of a fitted kitchenette, lockable internal store, WC and boiler room on the ground floor, with open plan sitting/sleeping space and an en suite shower room on the first floor. This is ideal for providing overnight guests with their own private space. FEATURES - Kitchen fitted with contemporary units under granite worktops, electric Aga, wood topped central island and marble tiled flooring - Breakfast area with French doors to terrace - Dining hall with vaulted ceiling and French doors to terrace - Dual aspect sitting room with built in storage units - Boot room/utility with space for washing machine - TV snug with built in storage units - Downstairs cloakroom with shower cubicle - Master bedroom suite with dressing area and en suite shower room - 4 further bedrooms - one currently being used as an office - Family bathroom fitted with bath, separate shower cubicle and vanity basin unit - Attic space with an abundance of storage, bathroom and separate toilet - Double garage with manual timber doors - internal lockable storage - Loft space to garage fitted with en suite shower room and open plan sitting/sleeping space - Greenhouse and garden shed - Log store - Gardens and grounds circa 3 acres SITUATION Oakhurst House is situated on the rural periphery of the picturesque Wealden village of Biddenden and between the historic market towns of Cranbrook and Tenterden. Biddenden has a pretty village centre which offers a good range of local services including village store and post office, primary school, coffee shops, village inn and the Parish Church of All Saints. Cranbrook offers a good range of day to day shops and amenities and Tenterden provides comprehensive independent shops, high street names, Tesco and Waitrose, Leisure Centre and numerous other facilities. The area boasts numerous excellent state and private schools including Dulwich Prep at Cranbrook, Saint Ronan's and Marlborough House at Hawkhurst, Ashford grammar schools as well as being situated within the much sought after Cranbrook School catchment area. Nearby Headcorn Station offers fast and frequent services to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross with journey times from 57 minutes. Alternatively, Ashford International Station gives access to St Pancras in 37 minutes and to the Continent. The A21 gives access to the M25 to Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and to the City and the M20 gives access to Dover and the Ports. Tenterden 2.6 miles Cranbrook 6.1 miles Headcorn Station 7.2 miles Ashford Intl 12.7 miles A21 - 16.9 miles M20 - 13 miles (All distances are approximate) PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating, mains water and electricity. Private drainage. - Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council - Council Tax band (2019/20): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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