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A most attractive Grade II listed barn conversion set on the edge of the village with delightful gardens and stunning far reaching views. Crooke Barn is a most attractive detached barn conversion with traditional black weatherboarded elevations under a hipped and pitched tiled roof. The barn is Grade II listed and is understood to date from the 16th Century with possible earlier origins and was converted in the late 1980's into an excellent family house. The present owners have further improved the accommodation and garden layout in recent months as well as obtaining planning permission ref: 20/01542/FULL for the erection of a detached Garage. Internally there are a wealth of period and classic barn features including many exposed beams and timbers and a spacious entrance hall with full height windows to the rear overlooking the garden. The accommodation is 'upside down' to take full advantage of the stunning views that stretch as far as the eye can see. ACCOMMODATION Solid entrance door opens to spacious central Hall with flagstone floor, oak stairs to first floor. To the rear are ground to first floor windows enjoying an attractive outlook over the garden and views beyond. Glazed door to terrace. To either side of the hall are hallways leading to the bedroom accommodation. Double aspect Master Bedroom with walk in wardrobe/Dressing Area. Ensuite Bathroom. 3 Further Double Bedrooms. Family Bathroom and additional Shower Room. First Floor approached by single flight of stairs to wonderful and spacious vaulted double aspect Sitting/Dining Room. Gas fire stove on flagstone hearth. Superb range of exposed timbers including curved braces. Double doors to Study with fitted desktop furniture and window to rear with views over the garden. Lobby with Cloakroom with built in double airing cupboard housing hot water and gas boiler and upstairs WC with wash hand basin. Additional built in double larder cupboard. Triple aspect Kitchen/Breakfast Room with attractive vaulted ceiling. Good area of work surface over a range of drawers and cupboards. Stoves range style cooker. Plumbing and spaces for washing machine and dishwasher. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers. OUTSIDE Crooke Barn is approached through a five-bar gate to a shingle driveway to the front of the property providing parking and access to Integral Garage with double doors and personal door to Hallway. To one side of the barn a further five bar gate gives access to the Rear Garden which is mainly laid to lawn with variety of flowering plants and shrubs to herbaceous beds. In all about 0.48 acre. A five bar gate at the end of the garden leads through to the Paddock. The whole extends to about 1.57 Acres. SITUATION Crooke Barn is conveniently situated on the rural edge of this popular and sought-after village with its 13th century church. Brenchley is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers good local facilities including a butcher, post office/newsagents and a public house. There are a good number of well-regarded schools in the local area including Brenchley Primary School. Grammar schools for both Boys & Girls in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. Mascalls. The Schools at Somerhill, Hilden Grange and Holmewood House Preparatory Schools, Kent College for Girls. As well as Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Independent Schools. Paddock Wood and Tonbridge main line stations both provide frequent services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. The A21 provides access to the M25 and thence motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports, the Channel Tunnel terminus and ports. Ebbsfleet International Terminal and Bluewater. Leisure Facilities include Golf at Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge. Riding and walking in the surrounding countryside. Bedgebury Pinetum. As well as sailing and fishing at Bewl Water. DIRECTIONS From the A21 at Kippings Cross Roundabout turn left signed to Matfield onto B2160. Continue into Matfield passing the Green. Turn right onto Brenchley Road and continue to the village of Brenchley. Opposite the Village Hall fork left and continue for about 0.5 mile and Crooke Barn will be found shortly on the left-hand side. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains Water & Electricity. Propane Gas Central Heating. Private Drainage. Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Council Tax band: G Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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