Distant Elevation
194.35 sq m
Guide price £850,000(€963,623)

Benenden RoadBiddenden, Kent, TN27 8BY

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in October 2019
  • Ideal opportunity for a smallholder
  • Scope to update
  • Various outbuildings including former stables now home offices, games room
  • Attractive gardens and paddocks with direct access to woodland walks
  • Headcorn station 5 miles

Charming, unlisted 5 bedroom period family home set in about 3 acres, in Cranbrook School catchment (2019)

About this property

  • Clapper Hill Farm is a charming, unlisted period home believed to date in part from the 17th century with later additions, set back from the road with lovely established gardens and paddocks of about 3 acres that adjoin a private vineyard to the east. The property, which has been in the same ownership for over 20 years provides flexible family accommodation arranged over two floors together with various useful outbuildings and former stables, all with scope for a range of uses.

    Ground floor accommodation comprises; A sitting room with attractive inglenook fireplace and an adjacent family room with French doors to the garden, both rooms enjoy a dual aspect. A fitted kitchen which opens to the dining/breakfast room with Fired Earth floor tiles, old pine cupboards, a two oven oil fired Aga and space for freestanding appliances. A utility room and shower room complete the ground floor.

    On the first floor there are five bedrooms which are served by a family bathroom and an en suite shower room. Off the main bedroom there is a dressing room with concealed wardrobe cupboards.

    Clapper Hill Farm is approached via an in and out driveway, with a third vehicular access to the former stables and outbuildings. The well-established gardens extend to three sides of the house with lawns interspersed with mature oak, chestnut and varieties of fruit trees. Adjoining the gardens are three fenced grazing paddocks.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

versatile family property enjoying attractive gardens, with scope and potential to update

Duncan PetrieProperty agent

Local information

  • Local and comprehensive shopping: Biddenden, Cranbrook and Tenterden have various supermarkets, independent shops, pubs and restaurants. Tunbridge Wells has an excellent shopping centre, restaurants, boutiques, cinema and bowling complex.
  • Mainline rail services: Fast and frequent services run from Headcorn to London Bridge, Waterloo, Charing Cross and Cannon Street. A high speed link from Ashford International to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.
  • Education & Leisure/sporting facilities: There is an excellent selection schools in both the state and private sectors at primary and secondary levels. Cranbrook Rugby Club, golf clubs include Hemsted Forest, Chart Hills, Rye, sailing, fishing, riding, walking, and mountain bike trails at Bewl Water, Bedgebury Forest and Pinetum.
  • Motorway links: The M25 via the A21 can be accessed at J5 and the M20 via J8, providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and other motorways.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Savills office in Cranbrook proceed down the High Street into Stone Street and take the first right onto The Hill. Continue along Golford Road towards Tenterden for about 4.7 miles and on reaching The Castletons Oak crossroads turn left signposted to Biddenden. Clapper Hill Farm will be found shortly on the right hand side as indicated by our Savills For Sale board.
  • EPC Rating = E