A delightful Grade II listed country cottage with five bedrooms and period features, close to the Kent village of Headcorn
Four Oaks is a charming, half-timbered detached cottage, Grade II listed. There are five bedrooms and delightful country gardens, set in a beautiful rural location between the Kent villages of Headcorn and Staplehurst. The property features magnificent period detailing throughout, helping to create a thoroughly attractive and welcoming family home.
On the ground floor there is a splendid 26ft drawing room, with space for a dining table and living area, with timber beams overhead and an impressive inglenook fireplace, fitted with a woodburning stove. Also on the ground floor there is a study and a well-equipped kitchen, a range cooker and plenty of storage space in wooden units to base and wall level, plus space for a breakfast table.
There are four generous double bedrooms on the first floor, including one with an en suite shower room and washbasins in a further two bedrooms. The fifth bedroom, also a well-proportioned double fitted with eaves storage, is found on the second floor. There is a family bathroom and shower room on the first floor, plus a useful additional shower room on the ground floor.
The property is set in a rural position between the villages of Headcorn and Staplehurst, surrounded by beautiful Kent countryside. Both Headcorn and Staplehurst are pretty settings, and both provide a variety of everyday amenities, including local shops, pubs, post offices and village primary schools, while the independent Sutton Valence School School is close-at-hand. For further requirements, the county town of Maidstone is just eight miles away, offering an excellent selection of shops, amenities and leisure facilities, while Tunbridge Wells and Ashford are also within easy reach. Staplehurst mainline station provides regular services to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street, with both taking just over an hour, while by road, the M20 is just seven miles away.
From Sevenoaks town centre, take the A225 (High Street/Tonbridge Road) south, head down Riverhill and join the A21 heading towards Tonbridge/Hastings. Follow the A21 for almost 14 miles, and at Forstal Farm Roundabout, take the first exit onto the A262. Continue for four and a half miles, before turning left onto Colliers Green Road, and after three and a half miles, turn right onto Pinnock Lane. Turn left at the junction onto the High Street and head into Staplehurst. After three-quarters of a mile, turn right at the traffic lights onto Headcorn Road, and after two miles, turn right onto Four Oaks Road (this road is not named), You will find the entrance to the property on your left-hand side after a third of a mile.Read all
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