A delightful five-bedroom oast house set in extensive grounds with stunning views across the Weald
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Wierton Oast is a well-arranged and handsome family home surrounded by picturesque Kent orchards and countryside. It features a swimming pool, tennis court, plentiful accommodation arranged across two floors and a charming annexe.
The propertys main access is via a reception hall with steps into the impressive drawing room. This room has an abundance of charm, with a brick-built feature fireplace and log burner and well-maintained beamed ceilings, as well as far-reaching views through French doors to the neat garden and rolling hills beyond. To the rear of the ground floor there is also a comfortable sitting room with full height windows looking out over the garden.
The substantial kitchen/dining room is a pleasant, open space with a wide range of farmhouse-style wall and base units, as well as various modern built-in appliances, and ample room for family dining. This leads through into the rear hall and back door, where there is a useful utility room and a cloakroom.
The first floor provides a generous array of bedrooms, all benefitting from excellent proportions. The traditional charm is maintained throughout with beams and characterful painted wooden doors, and all five of the propertys bedrooms have access to modern en suite bath or shower rooms. A quiet sitting area/study also offers an ideal spot for a comfortable home office. Four of the bedrooms, including the principal, also benefit from substantial built-in wardrobe space.
The Dovecote annexe The attractive annexe sits facing the main property and has a wonderful outlook. It offers a bright and airy reception room/studio with kitchen facilities, a bedroom and a bathroom.
Restrictive Covenants: Details of these (designed to protect the views) are available from the agent.
This property has 4.3 acres of land.
Wierton Oast is positioned in a private elevated position allowing for unencumbered views of the undulating rural landscapes A large, gravelled driveway, enclosed by fencing, offers parking for several vehicles. There is also a pump room and a garage with two open bays and one secure bay with adjacent store room.
The impressive rear garden is largely laid to lawn and punctuated by several areas of mature trees and shrubbery. The inviting swimming pool makes the most of the propertys raised position and is surrounded by paved patio, with a great space for al fresco dining. A full-sized tennis court sits further down the garden.
The property is located just over a mile from the pretty village of Boughton Monchelsea, with its local Post Office, village hall, public house, restaurant and church with views of the local deer park. The county town of Maidstone is nearby and offers an extensive range of shopping facilities and amenities. The attractive villages of Cranbrook and Staplehurst are also just a short drive away and provide further amenities, cafés and shops. There is a wide range of well-regarded private, state and grammar schools in the surrounding area, including Boughton Monchelsea primary school, Loose primary school, Invicta Girls grammar school and Maidstone Grammar School.
Despite its rural surroundings the property boasts excellent road links with the M20 (Junction 7) providing access to London and the M25, Ashford, Folkestone and Dover. Staplehurst has a mainline station that offers fast and frequent trains to London (Charing Cross) in under an hour, perfect for the commuter.
From Maidstone: Head north on College Road (A229) towards Knightrider Street (A249) and turn right onto Palace Avenue. Continue to Sutton Road (A274) then turn right onto Wallis Avenue. At the next two roundabouts, take the exits towards Brishing Lane and then turn left onto Heath Road. Turn right into Wierton Road. Cross on to Wierton Hill and continue downhill. The property will be found on the left.Read all
- Reception hall and 2 reception rooms
- Kitchen/dining room
- 1st Floor sitting area/study
- 5 Bedrooms (all en suite)
- Garage and 2 driveways
- Swimming pool and pump house
- Tennis court
- 1 Bedroom annexe
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