Water Lane, Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, Kent, TN18 5AP | Property for sale | Savills
203.09 sq m
Guide price £1,000,000(62,855,126 EGP)

Water LaneHawkhurst, Cranbrook, Kent, TN18 5AP

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Beautifully situated single storey property of good proportions
  • Excellent open plan living space with outlook over gardens and field
  • Parquet flooring and ceramic tiles, all with underfloor heating
  • Potential for detached annexe and stables (STP)
  • Substantial atcost barn and further outbuilding
  • Outdoor swimming pool, field, off road parking
  • Cranbrook School catchment 2024
  • Bedgebury forest and pinetum nearby with wonderful walks and cycle tracks

A beautifully situated single storey five bedroom property with pool, outbuildings with further potential and just over 5 acres.

About this property

  • Situated off a country lane and enjoying lovely gardens and land extending to over 5 acres, Holly Cottage is a most attractive single storey property which has been extended and remodelled by the current owners, who have sourced a wealth of reclaimed materials, including sash windows and parquet flooring, to complete this well proportioned five bedroom family home. In addition to the house, there is also a detached three room art studio, an Atcost barn undercover of which is a recreation/games room, a garden room and potential for stables.

    This is an exciting property which has further scope, subject to any necessary planning permissions, giving potential purchasers a wonderful opportunity to create their rural idyll.

    A wide Japanese elm front door leads to a light, airy and beautifully proportioned open plan sitting/dining room/kitchen featuring polished parquet flooring, underfloor heating, full length windows and French doors to the west elevation, affording both views and access to the decked terrace, pool and fields beyond.

    This excellent space incorporates the kitchen having a central island, various cupboards, Siemens wall mounted oven and Smeg oven/grill, a butler's pantry/utility room with wine fridge and space for further appliances, a designated dining area and a sitting area with wood burning stove, all with garden vistas.

    Off the side hall are a total of five attractive bedrooms all with underfloor heating and individual thermostatic controls, three of which have well appointed tiled en suite shower or bathrooms and benefit from French doors that open to the westerly facing terrace. Two remaining bedrooms are served by a stylish family bathroom with roll top bath and double shower.

    Set back from the lane, Holly Cottage is approached via a drive leading to the parking and turning area to the north east of the house. The second drive, edged with silver birch, winds its way through the field to the agricultural barn and a further area of parking. The gardens are a lovely feature, being mainly laid to grass, with mixed hedging and mature trees to the boundary and far reaching views can be enjoyed to the south and south west, towards Camber on a clear day. There is an outdoor entertaining area, a swimming pool with decked surround and outbuildings include a pretty detached three room art studio, a gym/store and a wonderful recreation/games room.

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What's not to love about this delightful property, with its variety of outbuildings, gardens and field

Russell AlexanderProperty agent

Local information

  • Holly Cottage occupies a delightful position off a rural country lane. The property sits 2.5 miles from the popular village of Hawkhurst with Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, Kino digital cinema, tennis and squash clubs, fishing facilities together with a variety of pubs and restaurants and 3.8 miles from Cranbrook with various independent shops, supermarket, public houses and several farm shops and grammar school. Nearby Bedgebury forest and pinetum has over 2,600 acres of walks and mountain bike trails.
  • Fast and frequent services run from Staplehurst, Headcorn and Marden stations to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street, with early morning and evening services to Cannon Street. Ashford station has a high speed train service to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.
  • There is an excellent selection of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors at primary and secondary levels. The property also falls within Cranbrook School catchment (2024).
  • The M25 via the A21 can be accessed at J5 providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and other motorways.
  • *All mileages and distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • Oil fired under floor heating to the house only, mains water and electricity and private drainage.
  • Agent's Note; UKPN (power network) have right to cut back vegetation on power cables that traverse land.
  • Directions: From our office in Cranbrook, proceed up the High Street. At the top turn left on Hartley Road (A229) and continue for about 1.8 miles, turning left onto Water Lane. After about 0.1 the drive to Holly Cottage will be found on the right hand side. Please note: The postcode will not take you to the property. Please use one of the links below. Google coordinates https://goo.gl/maps/6GF5NdzjmBeLRbfF9 51°04'23.8"N 0°30'45.8"E. https://w3w.co/goggles.agenda.polishing
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: F