Rolvenden Road, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 4BU | Property for sale | Savills
357.68 sq m(3,850 sq ft)
Guide price £1,695,000

Rolvenden RoadBenenden, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 4BU

    Key features

    • Substantial unlisted period property
    • Most bedrooms with en suite facilities
    • Sought after location (Benenden 0.8 of a mile)
    • Tennis court and heated swimming pool
    • Cranbrook School catchment area (2024)
    • No onward chain

    A substantial unlisted period house with beautiful views.

    About this property

    • Beacon Hall House is a detached character property of brick construction set under a tile roof. Built in 1928, the property was originally hit by a doodlebug and rebuilt in 1949, more recently it has been sympathetically renovated in part using traditional and contemporary designs to provide a comfortable family home.

      Internally, features include well-proportioned rooms with high ceilings giving a light and airy feel to the house, deep skirting, traditional style radiators and lead lined windows.

      The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with staircase to the first floor landing. The reception rooms comprise a double aspect drawing room, double aspect dining room, study, and a sitting room. The kitchen and breakfast area have wonderful views over the garden and valley beyond, the freestanding beech units have been fitted to provide plenty of cupboards, shelving and work top. There is an island unit, double sink and a white, four oven Aga. There is a utility room and separate pantry, both have fitted cupboards and a sink.

      Off the spacious first floor landing, are four bedrooms, all with en suite facilities with an additional family bathroom. A further staircase leading up to the second floor which has been refurbished to provide two bedrooms, a games room/office and a separate office.

      The property is approached over a gravel drive that splits in two. To the right, the drive leads up to a circular drive in front of the house and oak framed double garage. Surrounded to the front by mature trees and hedging, providing privacy and screening, to the rear, the lawn with mature trees and shrubs. Recreational facilities include a tarmac tennis court and a heated outdoor swimming pool.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I love that this house is totally hidden from the road and has lovely southerly views

    Duncan PetrieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Beacon Hall House is set back from the road close to the village of Benenden, which has a community village shop with Post Office, a butcher, hairdresser, primary school and private schools and public house. More extensive facilities can be found in Cranbrook (4.9 miles), Tenterden (4.5 miles), Tunbridge Wells (18.4 miles) and Maidstone (18.7 miles).
    • Fast and frequent services run to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street from Staplehurst (8.3 miles), Headcorn and Marden stations. Eurostar trains are available from Ashford International and a high speed train service runs from Ashford to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.
    • There is an excellent range of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors catering for children of all ages. The property falls within Cranbrook School catchment and further schools include Benenden Girls School, Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook, Saint Ronans and Marlborough House at Hawkhurst and Sutton Valence Schools and Tonbridge School. Additionally there are further grammar and state schools in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone.
    • The M25 via the A21 can be accessed at J5 and the M20 via J8 both providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airport and other motorway networks.
    • *All distance and travel times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Services: All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating. Private drainage.
    • Agent's Note:
    • 1. The property is being split from title number K582049.
    • 2. The neighbour will have a right of way over part of the drive to access their driveway.
    • Directions: From Cranbrook proceed down the High Street into Stone Street and take the first right onto The Hill. Continue and take the third right onto Tilsden Lane and follow until the T junction. Turn left towards Benenden. Continue through the village towards Rolvenden for approx ¾ of a mile, passing the turning to Dingleden on the right, as the road drops slightly downhill, the entrance will be found on the right hand side. Follow the right hand fork to the house.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G