Guide price £1,450,000
A stunningly beautiful and substantial Grade II* listed family house providing elegant and well presented accommodation set in a prominent position within this picturesque market town The White House is a substantial Grade II* listed property providing over 4,500sq ft of elegant and beautifully presented accommodation. The living space has generous proportions and balance, as expected from a property of this era and includes high ceilings with decorative cornicing, and multi paned sash windows providing an abundance of natural light to create a bright and airy family home. The impressive entrance with panelled front door opens into a spacious hallway and each room thereafter is furnished with both original and reclaimed features, complimented by modern fixtures and fittings to create a stylish and tastefully presented property. To the rear of the house, the west facing garden is something to admire with a terraced rose garden, seasonal planted flower beds, shrubs, mature trees, an expanse of lawn and a tucked away vegetable garden. Various garden stores and a period style greenhouse provide additional outdoor storage and space for potting up next season's plants. Al fresco dining and entertaining can be enjoyed on the brick paved terraces access directly from the kitchen and drawing room. The White House is a truly outstanding family home. FEATURES - Formal dining room with aspect to the front, working fireplace and built in store cupboard - Family room with aspect to the front, working fireplace and built in bookcases - Generous sized drawing room with working fireplace and French doors to the rear garden and paved terrace - Kitchen/breakfast room with tiled flooring is fitted with a range of bespoke wooden units under granite work surfaces, gas fired Aga, integrated appliances and space for a fridge freezer, door to rear garden and paved terrace - Air conditioned cellar accessed internally from the kitchen which is currently used as a wine storage - Utility room with space for washing machine and tumble dryer - Work room currently being used as a playroom - Master bedroom overlooking the rear garden, dressing area with built in wardrobes and en suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and traditional roll top bath - 5 additional bedrooms - 2 with en suite facilities - Family bathroom with traditional roll top bath - All bathrooms and en suites luxuriously appointed with white sanitary ware and tiled flooring - A single garage and car port located to each side of the property to the front via a block paved driveway - Workshop, store room, garden store and period style greenhouse located in the rear garden SITUATION Set in a prominent location in the picturesque market town of Tenterden, the property benefits from being only moments away from Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, shops, restaurants and amenities. There are a host of leisure and tourist attractions nearby including the Kent and East Sussex Railway, Great Dixter Gardens at Northiam, Bodiam and Sissinghurst Castles (National Trust), Chapel Down Vineyard and the coast. A range of schools in the area include Tenterden Infant and Junior Schools, Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre (both in walking distance), girls and boys grammar schools at Ashford, Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook, Sutton Valence School Preparatory and Senior schools plus Saint Ronan's and Marlborough House at Hawkhurst. Headcorn Station offers services to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross with journey times from under an hour. Ashford International operates the high speed service to London St Pancras from just 37 minutes as well as Eurostar services to the Continent. The A28 gives access to the M20 leading east to the coastal ports and west to the M25 for links to Gatwick and Heathrow Airports. Headcorn 8.5 miles Ashford 12 miles M20 12 miles Rye 12 miles (All distances are approximate) PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Gas fired central heating. Mains electric, water and 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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