High Street, Tenterden, TN30 6LB | Property for sale | Savills
2,036 sq ft(189.15 sq m)
Guide price £795,000(€906,468)

High StreetTenterden, TN30 6LB

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Key features

  • A charming detached hidden gem on Tenterden high street
  • Believed to date back to the 14th Century with later additions
  • A wealth of period features including exposed beams, latch doors and inglenook fireplace
  • Allegedly the oldest house in Tenterden
  • Three bedrooms and two bathrooms
  • Delightful south facing rear garden
  • Located on Tenterden high street
  • No onward chain

An extremely charming grade II listed detached property with delightful gardens and off street parking in a prime location.

About this property

  • Located in a desirable location in the sought after town of Tenterden, Pittlesden Gatehouse is an ancient former gatehouse which is allegedly the oldest house in Tenterden dating back to the 14th century. This charming property has stunning front and rear elevations and boasts a wealth of period features including inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams. The property remains in excellent order throughout with the addition of a rear extension understood to have been added within the 16th century to provide generous and unique living accommodation.

    The property is arranged over two floors and offers spacious accommodation with three well-proportioned reception rooms; a sitting room, a study area and a formal dining room both with inglenook fireplaces. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of bespoke hand made cupboards complimented by wooden worktops, an Aga and butler sink. Off the kitchen is a utility room with space for a washing machine. A cloakroom and a useful store conclude the ground floor accommodation.

    A beautiful bespoke staircase leads up to a half landing area with a delightful vaulted ceiling. Further steps lead up to the first floor where there are three bedrooms and a shower room. All bedrooms benefit from excellent cupboard/storage space, whilst the main bedroom has a walk in wardrobe, a wc and a shower. The family shower room has a shower cubicle and boasts period features including beams and latch doors.

    Approached via a picket gate, with a path edged with established borders full of flowers and shrubs, Pittlesden Gatehouse is a hidden gem, nestled amongst delightful gardens to both the front and rear. The rear south facing garden has a patio area with steps up to a terraced area with a windy path which leads to the summerhouse and garden shed/store. Double gates provide access to the off road parking for two cars and also space for a further car within the gates.

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A high street property full of charm and history, perfectly placed for enjoying all that Tenterden offers!

Sarah HuntProperty agent

Local information

  • The sought-after historic town of Tenterden has a variety of independent shops, Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, historic public houses, several coffee shops and various restaurants.
  • There is a leisure centre in the town and further sporting facilities nearby including London Beach Golf Club and Spa, Tenterden Golf Club, Chart Hills Golf Club at Biddenden (4.6 miles), walking and cycle trails through beautiful High Weald countryside and fishing at Tenterden Trout Waters. Chapel Down Vineyard incorporating the highly regarded Swan Restaurant and Biddenden Vineyards are both nearby.
  • The pretty hilltop town of Rye with its cobbled streets is about 11 miles away and has an excellent selection of antique shops, restaurants and gift shops. Sport and leisure facilities include Rye Golf Club, Rye Lawn Tennis and Squash Club and various water sports at Camber (14.4 miles).
  • There is an excellent range of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors catering for children of all ages. These include Tenterden Infant and Junior School, St Michael's Primary School, Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre all in Tenterden, Dulwich Preparatory at Cranbrook, Benenden Girls School, Saint Ronans and Marlborough House at Hawkhurst and Sutton Valence Schools and Tonbridge School. Additionally there are boys' and girls' Grammar Schools at Ashford plus Ashford School and The Kings School Canterbury.

Additional information

  • Services: all mains services connected.
  • Directions: From Savills office in Cranbrook proceed in an easterly direction, along the High Street to The Hill at St David's Bridge. Travel towards Golford and continue straight on for about 7 miles. At the T junction turn left onto the A28 and continue through the centre of Tenterden, the property will be found on your right hand side.
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G