Lavenders Road, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6HR | Property for sale | Savills
519.23 sq m
Guide price £3,600,000(224,196,840 EGP)

Lavenders RoadWest Malling, Kent, ME19 6HR


    Key features

    • Superb Georgian residence
    • Character features
    • West Malling station & town approx. 1 mile
    • Spectacular walled gardens & grounds of about 3.3 acres
    • Swimming pool
    • Garaging & outbuildings

    Exemplary Georgian residence

    About this property

    • New Barns House is a spectacular Grade II listed country residence, built in 1820, with later additions by the current owners. The property is set in a semi-rural location and centrally situated within superb walled gardens and grounds amounting to about 3.3 acres. The elegant, well-proportioned and versatile accommodation is beautifully maintained and presented throughout and is arranged over three floors, with period features blending seamlessly with contemporary finishes. Salient points include a bespoke kitchen, luxurious bathroom suites, six bedrooms,full height sash windows, oak flooring, high ceilings, striking fireplaces, unique decorative coving, some panelled walls, underfloor heating to some rooms, air conditioning to some bedrooms, glorious walled gardens and grounds, a heated swimming pool, various outbuildings, and a detached double garage with a well-appointed studio on the first floor. Also of note is the property's excellent proximity to West Malling, with the town and station being within approx. 1 mile.

      An impressive entrance hall features a sweeping staircase and leads to an elegant and well-proportioned drawing room with a double aspect and an open fireplace, a dining room with full height windows and a fireplace inset with a wood burning stove and a versatile library/games room with a fireplace and lovely views over and access to the grounds. A superb garden room has a number of full height arched windows and access to the terrace.

      The stylish, double aspect kitchen/breakfast room has French doors to the terrace and is an excellent space, fitted with bespoke cabinetry, an Aga, butler sink and integral appliances.

      A utility/boot room with a roof lantern, a comms room and two cloakrooms completes this floor.

      A cellar provides extensive storage and also features a wine cellar.

      To the first floor is the impressive principal suite comprising a bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a luxurious en suite bathroom. There are four further bedrooms, two with fitted storage and one currently utilised as a dressing room, together with a well-appointed bathroom and separate shower room.

      Arranged over the second floor is a sixth bedroom of excellent proportions, served by an en suite bathroom with fitted storage.

      The swathes of manicured lawn form a spectacular backdrop and a high degree of privacy to the property and amount to about 3.3 acres. A walled garden has a paved terrace and seating areas covered by a pergola, perfect for al fresco entertaining, with well-stocked beds adjacent to the superb pool complex,featuring a bar area, changing room and separate shower room. A further walled garden features a potting shed and a Victorian glasshouse.

      The rest of the grounds are enhanced by varied, established planting and an area of woodland underplanted with bluebells. A set of electrically operated gates leads to the ample driveway parking. A detached triple garage has an adjoining gym/shower room and a versatile first floor studio comprising an impressive lounge bar and well-appointed kitchen. Two large barns provide additional storage.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    This is such a stunning period home, with incredible features and history. I love the gardens, the space and the pool area is just superb!

    David JohnstonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Comprehensive Shopping: West Malling 1.1 miles, Maidstone 7.3 miles, Sevenoaks 12.8 miles, Bluewater 21.4 miles.
    • Mainline Rail Services: West Malling (1.1 miles) to London Victoria, London Bridge and Ashford International.
    • Primary Schools: St James the Great Primary School, More Park Roman Catholic Primary School, West Malling C of E Leybourne St Peter & St Paul C of E Primary School, West Malling and Offham.
    • Secondary & Grammar Schools: The Malling School in East Malling. Various in Maidstone, Rochester, Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells.
    • Preparation schools: Sutton Valence, The Schools at Somerhill, Hilden Oaks, and Hilden Grange St Michael's and Russell House in Otford.
    • Private Schools: Sutton Valence, Canterbury, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Rochester and Maidstone.
    • Leisure Facilities: Larkfield Leisure Centre with swimming pool and gym (1 mile), David Lloyd Racquets and Fitness Club in Kings Hill (2.5 miles), West Malling & Kings Hill golf courses nearby. Leisure centres in Tonbridge and Maidstone.
    • Please note all distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Solar panels. Mains water & drainage connected. Oil fired central heating. Satellite broadband via Starlink. Air conditioning to three bedrooms. Underfloor heating to the utility room and adjoining cloakroom. Heat source pump to the pool.
    • Directions: From our offices in Sevenoaks proceed out of the town along the A25 to Borough Green joining the A20 at Wrotham Heath. Continue along the A20 for approximately 3.2 miles and at the roundabout take the second exit to West Malling. Continue into West Malling turning right onto Swan Street. Turn right onto Lavender Road and continue for approx. 0.8 of a mile and the gated entrance to New Barns House is on the right.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H