The front door opens into a parquet floored hallway with…
High Lees Oast House, Wagon Lane, Paddock Wood, Kent, TN12 6PT
An opportunity to purchase a vast and versatile six double bedroom, five reception room detached Iconic Kent Oast House situated within just over 16 acres of grounds on the rural outskirts of Paddock Wood. This unique property has so much to offer with an impressive internal floor area of over 5,000 sq.ft offering flexible reception rooms to suit a multitude of potential uses, subject to individual needs. Outside are multiple outbuildings including hay barns, nine stables, a detached studio and garaging. All within a short drive to local amenities and major transport links.
The accommodation comprises; front door opens into a spacious entrance hallway with doors to two roundel reception rooms with triple aspects currently used as a family room/study and a dining room. There is a further inner hall with a turned staircase to the first floor landing and doors to the cloakroom, sitting room and kitchen/breakfast room. The sitting room has a double aspect with a central fireplace with a wood burner inset. The kitchen/ breakfast room has a double aspect with double doors opening to a central courtyard garden and doors to a walk-in pantry and a rear lobby with a door to the garden. The kitchen has a comprehensive range of bespoke farmhouse base and drawer units with a ceramic double sink set into the worktop with further integrated appliances including an Aga, four ring electric hob with double oven under and a dishwasher with space for a free standing tall fridge/freezer. From the rear lobby are doors to a utility room, bathroom, guest bedroom and a games room with a door into the courtyard garden. From the courtyard garden is a door to an attached garage adjoining the games room. This area offers great potential to further convert to a granny annexe or B&B subject to planning and individual needs.
On the first landing are doors to a family bathroom, a vast master bedroom and two further double bedrooms within the roundels. The master bedroom has a double aspect with a vaulted ceiling and a walk-in dressing room with the addition of an en-suite shower room. The roundel bedrooms both enjoy triple aspect with ample room for freestanding wardrobes. The landing has a vaulted ceiling and stairs to the second floor.
On the second floor landing are doors to two further double bedrooms within the roundels. Both bedrooms enjoy a quadruple aspect over the gardens, grounds and countryside beyond.
GARDENS & GROUNDS:
The property is accessed from the lane onto a long shared driveway in the ownership of the vendor which continues to a five bar gate providing private access into the grounds of the Oast House. The driveway leads to a large yard providing ample parking in front of the Oast and has access to a stable block, large open hay/live stock barn and a further barn/garage/workshop. There is a gate to the rear garden area with a brick paved path leading to the rear kitchen lobby and a further stable block and detached studio. The studio again offers potential to convert subject to planning and individual needs. From the garden is a decked seating area with river frontage and a bridge providing access to a large paddock on the northern boundary. There are two greenhouses and well stocked herbaceous borders. The majority of the land and paddocks lay to the south east of the property bordered by further farmland.
Services: Oil fired central heating, mains electricity and water supply with private drainage services connected but not tested
Local authority: Maidstone Borough Council
Council tax: Band G
EPC: F (22)
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