Associate DirectorSevenoaks Estate Agents
Tottington Barn is a part-weatherboarded family home offering over 4800 sq ft of light- filled flexible accommodation arranged over two floors, sensitively converted from a former agricultural building. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming double-height entrance porch leading to an extensive double-height vaulted sitting and dining room with modern wraparound galleried landing over, the two rooms separated by a feature central chimney breast with modern inset double-sided woodburning stove. The dining room has large bi-fold doors to an open-sided vaulted garden room and useful en suite cloakroom while the sitting room features a library nook with built- in shelving and storage, a bespoke fitted bar with wine chiller and a part-glazed door to the garden. A wing off the dining room provides a generous study/office with walk-in storage. Leading down from the dining room is suite of rooms comprising a large 28 ft. L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room with flagstone flooring, a range of bespoke wall and base units including a large central island with breakfast bar, quartz worktops, double Belfast sink, a four-oven black Aga, modern integrated appliances, a breakfast area with walk-in larder, space for a sizeable table and bi-fold doors to an open-sided vaulted garden room. A door from the kitchen gives access to a neighbouring boot room with useful second cloakroom and doors to the garden and to a fitted utility room with double Belfast sink. On the first floor there is a large, vaulted principal bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and contemporary en suite bath room A wing off the sitting room provides further accommodation with two large double-bedrooms on the ground floor with built-in storage and a modern family bathroom. and two additional double bedrooms on the first floor, both with contemporary en suite shower rooms.
The property is approached over a shared driveway flanked on one side by a feature tree- lined pond. A five-bar gate opens to a private gravelled driveway which provides parking for multiple vehicles and gives access to the integral tractor shed and to the detached 52 ft. open-sided triple garage, a gazebo-covered path leading over a paved terrace to full-height feature glazing incorporating double glazed front doors with original full-height barn doors. The well-maintained garden to front and rear is laid mainly to level lawn bordered by mature flower and shrub beds and to the rear features numerous seating areas, a garden pond, an open-sided covered garden room and a large, paved terrace which is ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, all accessible through a separate five-bar side gate. At the far end of the tree-lined lower garden is a stream and an area for quiet contemplation.
Located 3 miles from Cobtree Manor Park Golf Course, Tottington Barn is situated in a beautiful setting surrounded by stunning countryside with plenty of walking opportunities through the vineyards of Chapel Down winery and along the banks of the River Medway. Aylesford village has a good range of day-to-day amenities including a church, village store, hairdresser, estate agent, restaurants, coffee shop and two public houses. Nearby Maidstone offers a wide range of facilities including High Street and independent shopping, restaurants, cafes, public houses and recreational facilities. Communications links are excellent: the nearby M2 and M20 provide easy access to Ebbsfleet International and London, the Kent coastline and the national motorway network. Rochester station, 6.1 miles, offers regular services to London Victoria, London Blackfriars and St Pancras International in under an hour. Ashford International, 23 miles, offers regular services to Paris and Brussels. The Channel Tunnel and the Port of Dover provide 4 departures an hour to France and the continent. The immediate area offers a good selection of state primary and secondary schooling. Grammar schools nearby include the Mathematical School in Rochester, Maidstone Grammar School and Invicta Grammar School. Cranbrook School is a mixed state school which takes boarders from outside its immediate catchment area. Independent schools within reach include Kings School Canterbury, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge School, Kings School Rochester, Cobham Hall and Sutton Vallance.
From the M20 at exit 6, take the A229 signposted Chatham. Once on the dual-carriageway A229, after 0.8 mile take the exit signposted Sandling/ Eccles/Burham/Wouldham. At the T-junction by the Lower Bell public house, turn left onto Rochester Road then after 0.2 miles turn left to stay on Rochester Road. After 0.5 mile there is a large Victorian house on the right. 100 yards further on, there is an opening to a redbrick wall. Turn right here. Then bear left around the pond and the property can be found on the left-hand side.
Aylesford 1.1 miles, Aylesford station 1.7 miles, Ebbsfleet International station 18 miles or 20 minutes from whence London St. Pancras International is 17 minutes.
Maidstone, 4.3 miles, Sevenoaks, 15.7 miles. M2 Junction 3, 2.6 miles, M20, Junction 6, 3.2 miles. London City airport, 33.9 miles, Central London 35.9 miles.Read all