Sissinghurst Road, Sissinghurst, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 2HW | Property for sale | Savills
3,700 sq ft(343.74 sq m)
Excess of £1,600,000

Sissinghurst RoadSissinghurst, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 2HW

    Key features

    • Stunning portion of an elegant Regency Home
    • Refurbished to a high standard by the current owners incorporating a stunning kitchen/breakfast room
    • Retains a wealth of period features including high ceilings, heavy panelled internal doors and picture rails
    • Lower ground floor cinema room which could be used as ancillary accommodation
    • Four immaculately presented bedrooms, two with en suites
    • Attractive landscaped gardens and contemporary courtyard

    A stunning attached period villa within Cranbrook School catchment area.

    About this property

    • Believed to date from 1840 and built by Lady Louisa de Spaen, Camden House is an elegant unlisted 19th century Regency home originally known as Camden Lodge. This charming and striking four bedroom property retains a wealth of period features throughout including sash windows, many with working window shutters; high ceilings, heavy panelled internal doors, picture rails and period-style radiators typical of the period.

      The property has been refurbished by the current owners creating elegant living accommodation, whilst retaining a wealth of period features with the accommodation amounting to 3,700 sq ft.

      Beautifully proportioned southerly facing principal reception rooms flow seamlessly featuring original stained flooring and creating a perfect suite of rooms for entertaining. They enjoy differing garden aspects and include a drawing room with large bay window and access to a covered verandah and a formal dining room with sash windows and window shutters. Both rooms feature attractive period fireplaces with marble surrounds.

      Further reception rooms flow off the grand entrance hall and include a well proportioned snug with log burner and a staircase which leads to the lower ground floor to an adaptable living space currently used as a cinema room but together with a kitchenette and shower room, could be used as ancillary accommodation. A study has a log burner along with custom-made desk and enjoys views over the front gardens via a sash window.

      The bespoke fitted kitchen/breakfast with underfloor heating is a stunning space, with doors to each side affording a double aspect and an impressive vaulted ceiling to allow the light that this room boasts. Equipped with an extensive range of bespoke cupboards, some lined in walnut and a central island with super white quartzite worktops, this room is sure to take your breath away. Appliances include an electric Aga, Miele oven, dishwasher and steam microwave/oven. There is space for a fridge/freezer. Bi-fold doors lead to the beautiful contemporary-style courtyard, finished to an excellent standard with porcelain tiles and lined with cypress trees and a stunning range of seasonal shrubs.

      A utility room is fitted to match the kitchen and has space for various appliances.

      Over the first floor there is a total of four bedrooms, two shower rooms and one bathroom, fitted with The Cast Iron Bath Company sanitary ware. The principal bedroom suite is beautiful with southerly facing views over the gardens.

      Outside, electric gates open onto the shared gravel drive which leads to a turning circle and a detached double garage which provides off road parking. The gardens lie predominantly to the south and comprise a lawned area with deciduous and coniferous trees and a further area of garden to the east of the drive.

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    This immaculate property has the best of both worlds, featuring beautiful period features alongside stylish contemporary living!

    Duncan PetrieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Sissinghurst village provides local shopping with Cranbrook town centre under 2 miles away, where there is a variety of shops and amenities catering for everyday needs including a supermarket, butchers, bakery, Drs surgery, library together with primary, grammar and state schools. More extensive shopping and facilities can be found in Tenterden, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone.
    • There is an excellent selection of schools in the area in both the public and private sectors. Primary schools: Cranbrook, Frittenden, Sissinghurst and Benenden. State secondary and grammar schools: Cranbrook School, Homewood School, Tenterden. Private schools: Marlborough House, Dulwich Preparatory, Saint Ronan's and Vinehall, Sutton Valence, Tonbridge, Benenden and Bethany.
    • Mainline rail services: Staplehurst (4.8 miles) has fast and frequent services to London Charing Cross, London Bridge, Cannon Street and Ashford. A high speed train service runs from Ashford to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes. .
    • Golf clubs include Chart Hills, Rye and Dale Hill. Risebridge Health Club at Goudhurst with pool, squashand tennis courts. Fishing at Bewl Water and riding, walking, mountain bike trails and activity centre in Bedgebury Pinetum.
    • Motorway links: The A21 is easily reached and provides access to the M25, Gatwick, Heathrow and the national motorway network.

    Additional information

    • Oil fired central heating via radiators, mains water, electric and drainage.
    • Agent's Note: Camden and Camden Lodge have ‘right of access' over the drive.
    • Directions: From the Wilsley Pound Roundabout on the A229 take the turning towards Sissinghurst and Biddenden (the A262), the entrance to Camden House will be found after 0.3 of a mile on the left hand side.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G