Director, Residential AgencyCanterbury Estate Agents
Dating from the 17th century, Stone Hill Farm is a handsome Grade II Listed farmhouse set in a beautifully protected rural location yet close to amenities and great transport links. The property is coming to the market for the first time in 50 years, having been a much loved family home. The characterful accommodation now requires updating and modernisation, but gives the eventual purchaser the opportunity to create an exceptional home.
Steps lead up to the front door which opens to the elegant hallway and all the principal rooms are accessed from here. There are four reception rooms with a variety of splendid period features, including exposed timber beams. To the right and front is the lovely beamed drawing room with a magnificent inglenook. There is also a well-proportioned sitting room, a formal dining room and a study with French doors opening onto the garden.
The kitchen/breakfast room has wooden units to base and wall level, an integrated double oven and hob and space for any necessary appliances; a useful utility room and a laundry are adjacent.
The first floor provides an office and three generous double bedrooms, two of which share a dressing room. The principal bedroom has an en suite bathroom. There is also a large family bathroom with a separate shower room on the ground floor. The second floor offers two further double bedrooms, one of which has its own dressing room.
The Cottage Annexe The self-contained cottage annexe has a triple aspect sitting room, a fully equipped kitchen, a double bedroom, a cloakroom and a bathroom.
This property has 25 acres of land.
Stone Hill Farm is approached over a long driveway terminating in a parking and turning area adjacent to the house and cottage.
The house sits in parklike grounds with mature trees interspersed over the level lawn to the front of the house. Cottage style beds adjoin the house to the front and the side. To the rear is the tennis court. To the south east of the house the land slopes up to the pasture and paddocks. Similarly to the rear of the tennis court the land gently rises. A beautiful parcel of stream fed woodland forms a boundary to the property. There is a detached triple garage.
The property is set in a convenient location just outside the village of Sellindge, with easy access to the large town of Ashford, with its excellent amenities and facilities. Sellindge has several everyday amenities, including a local pub, a village shop, a doctors surgery and an outstanding-rated primary school, while a wide choice of further schooling is available nearby in Ashford. Additional amenities can also be found in Ashford, with its excellent shopping including the Ashford Designer Outlet, choice of supermarkets and extensive leisure facilities.
Transport links in the area are excellent, with Ashfords mainline station offering a High-Speed rail service to London St Pancras (from 36 minutes). The A20 and M20 are close by.
From Ashford : Leave the M20 at junction 10A. Proceed onto the A20. Continue on the A20 for about 2 miles. Just before the garage turn left into Coopers Lane. Continue up Coopers Lane and bear left into stone Hill. Continue on Stone Hill for and the driveway to Stone Hill Farm will be found on the right hand side.Read all