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3 Bed Barn Conversion Under Offer

Guide Price £765,000 - Freehold

Beales Lane, Northiam, East Sussex TN31 6LJ
bedrooms 3    bathrooms 2   
A most charming and characterful Grade II Listed period barn conversion with exposed honeyed oak timber framing, together with a separate home office/studio annexe, set off a narrow country lane in a delightful cottage garden.

ROOMS Sitting room, Vaulted dining hall, Kitchen/breakfast room, Galleried landing, 3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Detached studio/home office annexe, Mature garden, Parking for several cars

LOCATION The property is set off a narrow lane a short distance from the main street in Northiam, which offers leisure facilities including bowls club, library and Great Dixter house and gardens. There is also a range of everyday shopping facilities as well as a parish church, doctor's surgery, NHS Dentist, vets, private fitness gym, primary school and large sports hall for badminton, keep fit classes etc. More facilities are available in Peasmarsh (4 miles), where there is a family run supermarket, Battle (12 miles) and Tenterden (7.5miles) with Waitrose & Tesco supermarkets and leisure centre. The Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye, renowned for its medieval fortifications and fine period architecture, is 8 miles. Main-line rail services into London Charing Cross and Cannon Street can be found at Staplehurst (15 miles) and Robertsbridge (8 miles) taking approximately one hour, 5minutes and 1hr, 20 minutes respectively. Ashford International (20 miles) provides and a high speed service to London St Pancras in 37 minutes. There are excellent schools in the area in both the private and state sectors at all levels.

DESCRIPTION Clench Green Barn is a most charming and characterful Grade II Listed barn conversion of black weather board clad elevations underneath a peg tiled roof. The delightful accommodation has a wealth of period features with abundant oak beams and vaulted ceilings, and is set over two levels, as shown on the floor plan. To the rear is a detached studio/home office.

GROUND FLOOR A part glazed stable door opens into the kitchen/breakfast room which is well fitted with painted cabinets comprising cupboards and drawers and a butler sink with mixer tap, together with an integrated Siemens dishwasher and Neff washer/dryer beneath granite work surfaces. There is Stoves Range cooker with a five burner gas hob and three ovens, space for a table, an antique terracotta tiled floor and a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. Adjacent is the double aspect sitting room, which has a wood burning stove set within a brick fireplace, natural floorboards and exposed timber framing. The central section of the barn is formed by the dining hall which has high ceilings, glazed double doors to one end and a further glazed door and side panel to the other, as well as stairs rising to the first floor.

The accommodation on the ground floor is completed with a master bedroom and an adjacent bathroom with fitments comprising a panelled bath with a shower above, a close coupled w.c and a pedestal wash basin.

FIRST FLOOR On the first floor there are two additional double bedrooms on either side of a galleried landing, off which a second bathroom is accessed with a pedestal wash basin, close coupled w.c and panelled bath with a shower above.

OUTSIDE The garden is to the rear of the house and provides a wonderful, secluded setting for the barn. It is laid to lawn with wonderful cottage borders including Pear espaliers, roses, lavender, clematis, salvia's, Euphorbia, Perovskia, Campanula, Alliums, Lupins, Helenium etc for colour and interest throughout the year. Mature trees and shrubs, provide screening and the garden is set around an attractive pond which provides a focal point. Immediately to the rear of the house is the detached studio/home office annexe building affording versatile space. The driveway to the barn is to the right and provides off road parking for several cars. Two garden sheds.

SERVICES Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Gas central heating

Council Tax Band G
Floorplan for Beales Lane, Northiam, East Sussex TN31 6LJ
  • Northiam (Kent & East Sussex Railway) is 1.14 miles away.
  • Bodiam (Kent & East Sussex Railway) is 2.68 miles away.
  • Wittersham Road Rail Station (KESR) is 3.39 miles away.
  • Doleham Rail Station is 5.31 miles away.
  • Rolvenden Rail Station (KESR) is 5.43 miles away.