Haffenden Quarter, Smarden, Ashford, Kent, TN27 8QR | Property for sale | Savills
3,538 sq ft(328.69 sq m)
Guide price £1,500,000(€1,761,618)

Haffenden QuarterSmarden, Ashford, Kent, TN27 8QR

    Key features

    • An exceptional six bedroom multi generational family home
    • Versatile and elegant living accommodation arranged over two floors
    • A range of period features married with contemporary touches throughout
    • Extensive workshops and double carport with room above
    • Approximately 3.8 Acres of beautiful gardens and grounds
    • Smarden village (1.1 miles)

    An impressive and unique six bedroom barn conversion with a tennis court, several workshops and about 3.8 acres of gardens and paddocks.

    About this property

    • Haffenden Barn is a substantial and immensely charming six bedroom barn conversion which has been extensively refurbished and reconfigured to a high standard by the current owners to incorporate modern versatile living accommodation together with several workshops, a tennis court and beautiful gardens and grounds.

      The beautifully presented internal accommodation comprises; an impressive reception hall with oak fittings and a delightful minstrels gallery above, a sitting room with Vermont Intrepid II stove and a dining area. Off the dining area and connected by a glazed walkway with under floor heating, are three ground floor bedrooms together with a shower room with digital Aqualisa shower, perfect for multi-generational living or a self-contained annexe.

      A superb contemporary kitchen/breakfast room with beautiful exposed beams is fitted with a range of hand painted cupboards and complimented with various integral appliances including a dishwasher, undercounter fridge and fridge drawers, two ovens with warming drawers, a combi microwave and coffee machine. Off the kitchen is a utility room fitted with further storage space and houses the boiler. Continuing on the ground floor is a versatile laundry room with space for various white goods, a WC, a study room and a spectacular sunroom with a vaulted ceiling and wood burner.

      On the first floor there are three bedrooms, each boasting extensive built in wardrobes and drawers. The principal bedroom benefits from an en suite bathroom with Aqualisa shower over, whilst the remaining bedrooms are served by a family shower room.

      Haffenden Barn is accessed via electronically operated wooden gates, leading to a long sweeping driveway with ample parking and access to the detached timber-framed double carport with room above, currently used as an office.

      Set in about 3.8 acres of beautiful gardens and paddocks, featuring formal gardens with expansive lawns, rose beds, specimen trees including fruit and walnut trees, a vegetable patch and a mature range of flowers and shrubs.

      To the east of the property, is a refurbished tennis court and converted stabling which now serves as extensive garaging and workshop facilities with water and power.

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    This property offers such huge versatility with a self contained annexe potential, workshops which could be converted back to stables and an awesome resurfaced tennis court!

    Russell AlexanderProperty agent

    Local information

    • This historic and popular village has been winner of ‘Best Kept Village' on numerous occasions and also location set for the 1980 film The Mirror Crack'd based on the book by Agatha Christie and starring Elizabeth Taylor and Kim Novak. Local amenities include a post office, butchers, art gallery and three public houses including, on the outskirts,The Smarden Bell. Headcorn (4.6 miles) offers a wider range of shops, restaurants and takeaways and Sainsbury's store. The pretty town of Tenterden with its tree lined high street also has a range of antique shops and a steam railway. Major superstores and retail outlets can be found in Ashford and Maidstone 9.6 and 15.6 miles respectively.
    • There are a number of golf clubs including Chart Hills, Rye, Tenterden and Dale Hill in Ticehurst. Sailing and fishing at Bewl Water and riding, walking, mountain bike trails plus a climbing and activity centre in Bedgebury Forest and Pinetum.
    • Services run to London from Headcorn and Pluckley (both 4.5 miles away) with access to London Victoria from Charing. A high speed train service runs between London St Pancras and Ashford (10.5 miles) in about 38 minutes.
    • Like many parts of Kent there are an excellent selection of schools in the area. In the state sector there are grammar schools for boys and girls in Ashford, Maidstone, Canterbury and Faversham, various local primary schools and in the private sector independent girl and boy's schools in Cranbrook, Hawkhurst, Ashford, Sutton Valence, Canterbury and Tonbridge.

    Additional information

    • Services: Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.
    • Cladding: This property has cladding, as far as we know the current position with the property is: The property is under six floors so any cladding may not have been tested. Purchasers should make enquiries about the external wall system of the property, if it has cladding and if it is safe or if there are interim measures in place.
    • Agent's Note: A public footpath runs over part of the garden.
    • Directions: From the centre of Smarden head south on Cage Lane towards Beult Meadow which merges onto Bethersden Road. Proceed for about 1.1 miles and at Haffenden Quarter, take a slight right down the unnamed public highway and the property will be found on your left hand side. what3words - ///lucky.boards.truly
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G