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Willow Lane, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, TN12

Guide price £850,000

Under offer

4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: TON210066


  • A convenient and delightful rural location away from main roads
  • Most Attractive Grade II listed Former Farmhouse
  • 4 Bedrooms/3 Reception Rooms
  • Attractive gardens including pond.
  • Substantial Garage Building.
  • Detached Home Office.
  • Small Paddock
  • In all about 2 Acres


A charming and most attractive Grade II listed former farmhouse in a convenient rural position away from main roads offering beautifully presented family accommodation. Entrance Hall. Cloakroom. Sitting Room. Snug/Dining Room. Family/Garden Room. Kitchen. Master Bedroom with En suite Shower Room. Double Bedroom. family Bathroom. 2 Attic Bedrooms. Substantial Detached Garage Block with Studio over. Detached timber Home Office. Attractive Gardens including pond. Paddock. In all about 2 Acres. DESCRIPTION The Old Farm House is a most attractive and beautifully presented Grade II listed 18th Century traditional farmhouse with perfectly symmetrical main elevation. The house has brick lower and weatherboarded upper elevations all under a tiled roof and has been extended to the rear creating a superb Family/Dining Room. The family accommodation is beautifully presented and full of character with many exposed timbers and fireplaces. We understand that planning permission (now lapsed) was granted in 2017 for a further extension to increase the first and second floor accommodation (Ref: 17/501151/FULL). Outside is a detached home office in the garden as well as a substantial Garage Building with studio over that is considered could be converted, subject to necessary planning permission, into ancillary accommodation if required. FEATURES Solid entrance door opens to tiled Entrance Porch with part glazed door to Entrance Hall open to full height with wealth of exposed timbers. Stairs to first floor. Cloakroom with Utility Cupboard housing washing machine and tumble dryer. Oil fired boiler. Double aspect Sitting Room with large brick fireplace with bressummer and wood burner on flagstone hearth. Windows to front fitted with shutters. Oak floor. External door. Snug/Dining Room with oak floor. Double doors open to Family/Garden Room glazed to both sides with 3 pairs of double doors opening to garden. Double aspect Kitchen with exposed timbers to attractive vaulted ceiling. Extensive granite work surface area over a range of cupboards and drawers. To former fireplace is Inset 5 plate hob with oven under, extractor over. Substantial island unit incorporating breakfast bar. Stairs to First Floor Landing with boarded floor. Bathroom with suite including bath with shower over. Double aspect Master Bedroom with fitted wardrobes. Built in cupboards. Shutters to windows. En suite Shower Room. Double aspect Bedroom with attractive fireplace with metal surround and tiled slips. From Landing single flight of stairs to 2 Bedrooms both with exposed timbers to sloping ceilings, one with air conditioning unit. Currently used as Bedroom and Homework Study. OUTSIDE The Old Farm House is approached through twin electric five bar gates over driveway to parking and turning area giving access to Detached Double Garage with up and over doors. Behind the garage space is a Garden Store with further up and over door to garden. Cloakroom to one corner. From garage open tread steps lead to Studio and Store Room. The attractive Front Garden is laid to lawn with flowering plants and shrubs to borders and beds. Mature wisteria. The Rear Garden is also mainly laid to lawn. To one side is a paved and decked area overlooking the Pond. Rose Arch. Small walled garden area. Detached timber clad Home Office with underfloor heating, power and light. Timber garden sheds. Beyond the garden is a small Paddock. In all extending to about 2 Acres. SITUATION The Old Farm House is situated in a convenient and delightful rural location between Paddock Wood and the village of Laddingford. Paddock Wood has a good range of shopping facilities, including Waitrose supermarket as well as mainline station with a regular service to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. A wider range of shopping and leisure facilities can be found in the County Town of Maidstone, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells all within easy access. The property is conveniently positioned with the A228 linking with the A21 and the M20 / M26 motorways, both in turn provide access to the M25 and thence motorway network; London, Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow Airports. Bluewater Shopping Centre. Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. Ebbsfleet International Terminal. There are a good number of well-regarded schools in the area including primary schools in Laddingford and Collier Street. There are grammar schools for boys and girls in Maidstone, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells as well as Mascalls at Paddock Wood. Private schools include Sutton Valence, Tonbridge School for Boys, Kent College for girls in Pembury, as well as the Schools at Somerhill, Hilden Grange and Hilden Oaks in Tonbridge. Leisure Facilities include The Hop Farm at Beltring, Sailing and fishing at Bewl Water. Leisure centres in Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells. The David Lloyd Health Club in Kings Hill. Golf Courses at Kings Hill, West Malling, Poult Wood in Tonbridge and Weald of Kent at Headcorn. Walking at Bedgebury Pinetum. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains Water, Electricity and Drainage. Oil fired Central Heating. Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council, Maidstone Council Tax band: F Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. 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 after a short distance turn left at the crossroads onto Pixot Hill. Continue along this road which becomes Queen Street for about 2.7 miles. Willow Lane is the first turning on the right after a sharp righthand bend. The Old Farmhouse will be found shortly on the right. Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01892 521700