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5 bedroom Barn Conversion for sale: Stone Cum Ebony, Tenterden, Kent TN30 7JG

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Reference: 35458_100628005491


An impressive, period barn conversion affording well-proportioned, versatile accommodation, including a spectacular double height reception room, together with an attached annexe and studio outbuilding, occupying an enviable rural position set off a private road in beautiful garden and grounds of about 1.5 acres surrounded by farmland and orchards.


ROOMS Entrance hall, Cloak/shower room, Double height drawing room & dining hall, Study, Family room, Sitting room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room, 3 Double bedrooms, Bathroom (en suite), Bath/shower room, Annexe comprising Sitting room, 2 double bedrooms and 2 en suite facilities, Double glazing, Oil central heating, EPC rating F, Separate barn with garaging, studio, shower & room above, Gardens & grounds of 1.5 acres including a paddock with a double stable. 

LOCATION Owl Barn is located off a minor country lane in the rural community of Stone-cum-Ebony which lies within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Isle of Oxney. The village of Wittersham, 2.5 miles, has a primary school, a community market and a collection point for St. Ronan's school, whilst the village of Appledore, 2.5 miles, has a village store including post office, tea rooms and public house. The market town of Tenterden, 5 miles to the north, has Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, quality shops and leisure centre whilst to the south, is the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye (6 miles) renowned for its period architecture, cobbled streets and historical associations. There are branch line train services from Appledore and Rye to Ashford International station, from where there are high speed services to London St Pancras (37 minutes) and the Continent via Eurostar. There are also mainline services to London Charing Cross, Cannon Street, Waterloo and London Bridge from Headcorn (12 miles).  

DESCRIPTION Owl Barn, is a traditional oak framed Kentish barn with mellow brick and weatherboard clad elevations beneath a steeply pitched peg tiled roof. The substantial accommodation provides versatile space over two levels which is full of character with exposed timber framing, oak flooring, a double height drawing room and dining hall with a full height glazed wall incorporating doors to the garden, a bespoke kitchen with appliances and granite work surfaces. Attached is a useful single storey annexe providing ancillary accommodation house which, subject to any necessary consents, could readily be incorporated into the main house. 

GROUND FLOOR The property is approached via glazed double doors opening into an entrance hall with a cloaks recess and a cloak/shower room with contemporary fitments comprising a shower enclosure, close coupled w.c and wash basin. A wide opening leads through to a double height drawing room and dining hall with exposed timber framing, door to terrace and garden and a freestanding wood burning stove. To one end is a study recess with an adjoining walk-in store with fitted cupboards to one wall. There are two further reception rooms comprising a family room with exposed timbers which leads through to a sitting room overlooking the garden, together with a double bedroom which has an en suite bathroom.

The double aspect kitchen/breakfast room has an extensive range of fitted cupboards and drawers beneath granite work surfaces to three walls with tiled splashbacks, matching wall cupboards, a stainless steel oven, a 2 oven Aga, a double bowl china glazed sink, an integrated dishwasher, an integrated fridge and a fitted dresser. Adjacent is a utility room with a stable door to outside, cupboards beneath granite work tops, space for a fridge freezer and plumbing for a washing machine.


FIRST FLOOR On the first floor, there are two double bedrooms, both of which enjoy far reaching rural views and have exposed timber framing. The bath/shower room has white fitments comprising a shower enclosure, twin wash basins, close coupled w.c and a panelled bath.


ANNEXE The attached annexe has a well-proportioned sitting/dining room together with two double bedrooms, both of which have modern en suite facilities. 

OUTSIDE Owl Barn is approached via a pair of wood gates leading to an extensive gravel parking and turning area which leads to a detached barn style outbuilding providing garaging for two cars, an excellent studio with a vaulted ceiling, sink unit, shower room and an attic room above. To the front and side of the property is an area of garden enclosed by laurel hedging set down to lawn with a mature horse chestnut, block paved terrace, climbing roses and cottage flower beds, together with a garden shed and potting shed. The beautifully maintained level rear garden is laid out to manicured lawn with clipped Buxus balls and hedging, lush and burgeoning borders under planted with Crocosmia, Phormium, Verbena, Portuguese laurel, Lavender etc and a wide paved terrace extending the entire width of the property. Beyond is a paddock of about a third of an acre with post and rail fencing and a double stable backing onto orchards.


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Reference: 35458_100628005491

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