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Golford Road, Golford, Cranbrook, TN17

Guide price £995,000

4 Beds 2 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: CRA170170



  • Grade II country house
  • Character features
  • Circa 2,600 sq ft
  • 0.8 acres
  • Staplehurst MLS 5 miles
  • A21 8 miles


A charming Grade II listed country house providing generous family living space adjoining open farmland to the rear * Cranbrook School catchment area * Weavers is a delightful Grade II listed country house, dating from the 17th century and latterly extended and modernized to create a charming family home. This attractive property presents an eclectic mix of brick, weather board, tile hung and rendered elevations under pitched roofs with pretty semi dormers and a catslide roof. Internally, the generous and versatile accommodation with good ceiling heights throughout is ideal for families and entertaining, comprising circa 2,600 sq ft that includes four reception rooms and four bedrooms. The majority of the accommodation is double aspect taking advantage of high levels of natural light throughout and many rooms afford fine views over neighbouring countryside. A wealth of period architectural features are on display including fine oak beams and timbers, open fireplaces and latch doors. These are complemented by some welcome and practical modern additions including underfloor heating under natural limestone flooring to the kitchen and custom made joinery. There is also a stylish maple fitted kitchen featuring an American walnut plinth with a glazed circular top, a range of quality integral appliances including 2 ovens, 2 warming drawers, a dishwasher and a fridge. The bathrooms are similarly well appointed with luxurious contemporary sanitary ware by Villeroy and Boch. The gardens are a particular feature of the property. At the front there are box hedges enclosing colourful summer flowering beds bordering the house, adjacent to a substantial gravel driveway providing parking for a number of vehicles. At the rear there are sweeping lawns creating ideal space for family recreation and relaxing. There is a useful brick garden store along with garden sheds providing useful storage space. The gardens are encompassed by mature hedges and flanked by open countryside to the rear. They amount to circa 0.8 acres in all. FEATURES - Cantilevered storm porch leading to entrance hall - Drawing room with contemporary fireplace housing wood burning stove - Triple aspect sitting room with French doors to terrace - Dining room with fireplace - Study with French doors to terrace - Stylish kitchen with generous fitted cabinets and granite worktops with matching island and integral appliances - Utility room with matching fitted cabinet - Master bedroom with walk in fitted wardrobe and en suite shower room - Three further bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes/storage - Family bathroom with bath and separate walk-in shower - All bathrooms fitted to a high specification - Gardens and grounds circa 0.8 acres - Brick built garden store with light and power in situ and garden sheds - Generous private parking for a number of vehicles SITUATION Weavers is set on the rural periphery of the historic market town of Cranbrook. The town offers a good range of local shops and services including a Co-Op supermarket, sports centre, public houses and The George Hotel. There are further supermarkets at Hawkhurst and Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells provides comprehensive facilities. The property is set in the highly regarded Cranbrook School catchment area. Dulwich Preparatory School is just 350 yards with other notable schools in the area including Benenden Primary School, Saint Ronan's and Marlborough House at Hawkhurst, Benenden Girls School. Additional grammar and non-selective schools can be found at Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone and Ashford. Staplehurst Station offers frequent services to London Bridge, Cannon Street and Charing Cross with journey times from under an hour. The high-speed service from Ashford to London St Pancras takes just 37 minutes with Ashford also providing services to the continent. Staplehurst Station 5 miles A21 8 miles M20 13 miles Ashford International 16 miles (All distances are approximate) DIRECTIONS From our office in Cranbrook, turn on to The Hill and continue into Golford Road. After about a mile the property will be seen on the right just past Dulwich Preparatory School. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Agents Note: Exterior photographs taking prior to marketing. - Services: Oil fired central heating. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. - Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. - Council Tax band (2020/21): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. - Viewings: Strictly by appointment on 01580 720000.